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Global Waste Management Symposium 2018

February 11 @ 8:00 am - February 14 @ 5:00 pm

GWMS  is North America’s #1 technical conference for the presentation of applied and fundamental research and case studies on waste management, and it’s back in Indian Wells, California in 2018!




Monday, February 12
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Session One Track C – Anaerobic Digestion
Co-Digestion and AD Alternatives for Waste Management in Buenos Aires with James Law

4:00 to 5:30 pm
Session Three Track C – Waste Management Planning
Scenario Modeling: A Technique for Conducting Sensitivity Analysis of Life Cycle Costs for Solid Waste Management Systems by Robert Gardner


Tuesday, February 13
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Session Four Track B – Recycling and Diversion
Rural Iowa Hub and Spoke Recycling Project with Michelle Leonard

10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Session Five Track C – Organics Diversion
Santa Clara County Composting Processing Capacity and Organics Diversion Study with Tracie Bills

3:30 to 5:00 pm
Session Seven Track A – Temperature Monitoring and Control
Preventing Formation of Elevated Temperature Conditions in Landfill – Design Features for Management of Liquids and Gas Pressure with Ali Khatami

3:30 to 5:00 pm
Session Seven Track B – Landfill Air Regulations
Panel Discussion: Evolving Landfill Air Regulations, Interpretations, and Enforcement Initiatives Under a New Administration with: Matt Stutz, Amy Van Kolken Banister, Nikki Wuestenberg, Kelly Carter, and Patrick Sullivan


Wednesday, February 14
8:30 am to 9:45 am
Session Eight Track A – Sulfur in Landfill Gas
Causes of Increasing Sulfur Content in California Landfill Gas with Patrick Sullivan

10:00 to 11:15 am
Session Nine Track A – Landfill Emissions II
A Solid Waste Emissions Estimation Tool (SWEET) for Quantifying GHG Emissions Reduction from Alternative Waste Management Strategies with Alex Stege





Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44600 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells , CA United States
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