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Call for Papers – 2020 Joint Summit

Call for Papers – 2020 Joint Summit

January 26-28, 2020
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Join Florida’s premier recycling and solid waste associations, Recycle Florida Today (RFT) and the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Florida Sunshine Chapter to discuss the relevant and timely topics of Florida’s environmental industry.  The event, which is set to take place at the Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort, is an education forum that brings together environmental professionals from various industries from throughout the state and beyond.

Call for Papers is now OPEN!

RFT and SWANA FL are going to be offering our members even more choice and content at the Joint Summit. Several concurrent sessions will be offered with varying topics for attendees to choose from so that you can get the most from your conference experience. More content, more choice, continuing to be Partners in Progress!

Abstracts should benefit a broad-based audience, particularly those involving new technologies, innovative practices and lessons learned. Please refrain from advertising or promoting a particular product, service or company.

Abstracts should benefit a broad-based audience, particularly those involving new technologies, innovative practices and lessons learned. Please refrain from advertising or promoting a particular product, service or company.

Alternative, creative and interactive presentation formats are encouraged.

Suggested Topics:

 

  • Landfill Design/Operations
  • Special Waste/C&D
  • Waste-to-Energy/Bio-Conversion
  • Transfer Station Operations and Design
  • Disaster Debris Management
  • Landfill Gas Collection System Innovations
  • Landfill Gas Beneficial Use
  • New LFG Treatment and Use Technologies
  • LFG System Management
  • Leachate Collection System Design
  • Leachate Treatment Technologies
  • Leachate Disposal Alternative Options
  • Safety Practices
  • New Technologies
  • Program Innovations
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Organic Recycling/Compositing
  • Waste Reduction/Zero Waste
  • Glass Material Management and Recycling
  • E-Waste
  • Household Chemical Collection and Recycling
  • Communications/Public Relations/Outreach
  • Public Education
  • Economics/Financing/Contracting
  • Safety Innovations
  • Scalehouse Operations
  • Site Management and Public Use

 

All submissions are reviewed and evaluated by a committee. Preference will be given to papers that address:

  • Innovative business and/or operational management practices;
  • Improvements to collections programs;
  • Customer service, communications and public outreach projects;
  • Lessons learned, both good and bad, that are relevant to the audience; and/or
  • Actual field operations and experiences highlighting problems and solutions.

 

*Abstract Deadline – October 24, 2019*

 

Submit an abstract on any of these topics, or another pertinent subject of your choice, to www.regonline.com/winterpapers2020.

 

1. An abstract of 500 words or less that includes:
  • Presentation title and the presenter’s name, affiliation, address, phone/fax/e-mail;
  • A brief description that summarizes the work and indicates why this is significant to the industry; and
  • A statement of the major conclusions or messages.
2. A biographical sketch, highlighting career and presentation experience

Questions?Contact Jason Timmons at jtimmons@scgov.net or Heather Armstrong at heather@recyclefloridatoday.org.

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