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International solid waste conference calls for papers

The 23rd International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management -- which will take place in Philadelphia...

The 23rd International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management — which will take place in Philadelphia, PA, March 30 to April 2, 2008 — has issued a Call for Papers. Researchers, educators, government officials, students, consultants, managers, community leaders, and others with expertise in solid waste are invited to submit papers for oral or poster presentation at the conference.

Abstracts are encouraged from all areas of solid waste technology and management. Participants are expected from 40 countries. A discounted conference registration fee will be available for authors of accepted papers. Student presentations will be included in the conference. Written versions of papers presented at the conference may be published in the conference proceedings. Papers may be reviewed for possible publication in the Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management. Authors may submit multiple abstracts. However, no individual person may present more than two papers at the conference.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is October 31, 2007. Earlier submission is encouraged. The conference agenda and registration information will be posted at:

in November, 2007. To learn about the conference structure, you may wish to view the agenda of the 22nd (2007) conference. The navigation bar at the top of the web pages can be used to view proceedings details and photo galleries of previous conferences.

Online submission of abstracts is preferred. For online submission instructions, click here, visit

If you are unable to use the online submission form, a one-page abstract (in English) should be sent to:

Dr. Ronald L. Mersky, Conference Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, Widener University, 1 University Place, Chester, PA 19013-5792 U.S.A.
Phone: 610-499-4042
Fax: 610-499-4461

Include: the paper title; the names of all authors; the complete postal and email addresses of the corresponding author; a brief abstract. Indicate if you wish to present the paper as an oral presentation, poster session, or both.

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