WORKSHOPS

WCWM 2021 has planned to conduct two workshops with parallel to the conference to give a brad knowledge to the participants through two different areas of waste management. Through these workshops the participants will get the knowledge about practical scenarios of waste management and get the opportunity to network with the expertise in the relevant areas. The workshops will cover following two areas and those will conduct by expertise in the relevant subject area.

Workshop on “From Waste to Resource”

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Emma Burlow

Head of Circular Economy, Resource Futures,
United Kingdom

Date: 05th March 2021
Time: 16.15 – 17.00 (IST)

Workshop on “Best Practices for Solid Waste Management”

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Prof. Ajith de Alwis

Coordinating Secretariat for Science Technology and Innovation (COSTI)
Ministry of Science Technology and Research
Sri Lanka

Date: 04th March 2021
Time: 14.00 – 15.00 (IST)

DIGITAL SOLO ART SHOW

INCREASED MEDICAL WASTE IN THE TIMES OF CORONA

Protecting lives and recovery from the pandemic are at the core of national and local policies and actions. Proper management of waste stemming from this pandemic – such as the use of single-use disposable medical masks, gloves, containers– is an essential civic service to minimize possible secondary impacts upon health and the environment.  The five art shows curated by Selva Ozelli touch upon these themes.

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Selva Ozelli
International Tax Expert and environmentalist,
USA.

Date: 05th March 2021

Time: 12.50 – 13.05 (IST)

INDUSTRIAL SESSION

Session 1: Local Strategies to Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution: Emerging Trends and Lessons in Asia.

Conducted by: USAID’s Municipal Waste Recycling Program Team

SPEAKERS


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Henri Disselkoen
Chief of Party for the USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program

Henri Disselkoen has more than 30 years of international experience in solid waste management and landfill design. He has directed a range of development projects and introduced sustainable basic services in water and sanitation throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Europe. Mr. Disselkoen has managed municipal solid waste initiatives funded by USAID, the World Bank, the European Union, the United Nations, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Mr. Disselkoen holds a master’s degree in Management from Stanford University.

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Sharmen Hettipola
Program Manager for the USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program

Sharmen Hettipola is a Sri Lankan American with interests in sustainable waste management practices to keep the Indian Ocean plastic-free. Prior to joining the Development Innovations Group to help manage the USAID-funded Municipal Waste Recycling Program, she helped manage the environmental and social impact communications for a Fortune 500 hospitality company. Ms. Hettipola has a master’s degree in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford.

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Bryan Winston
Grants Manager for the USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program

Bryan Winston has 30 years of domestic and international senior management experience in program and grants management, social housing development, financial services for the poor, capacity building, and organizational development. His global experience includes Country Director positions in eight countries in Latin America/Caribbean, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Mr. Winston has worked with the Development Innovations Group, the implementing contractor for the USAID Municipal Waste Recycling Program, for the past 12 years.

Date: 04th March 2021

Time: 15.00 – 15.30 (IST)

Session 2: Sustainable Waste Management Solutions for the Industries in Sri Lanka

Conducted by: INSEE Ecocycle Lanka

Najila Ranganath

Mr. Najila Ranganath

Senior Manager – Commercials
INSEE ECOCYCLE LANKA (PRIVATE) LIMITED

Date: 04th March 2021

Time: 15.30 -16.00 (IST)

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS- ENCOURAGING INNOVATIONS

Special Recognition Awards in the World Conference on Waste Management 2021 will create to reward the most innovative and outstanding waste reduction or recycling programs carried out by individuals, groups or companies. A Jury of professionals working in the environmental sector selects finalists and winners amongst applicants.

Types of Awards

Waste Management Activist of the year:

This title will be awarded to an individual or Group who has made exceptional contributions and commitment to the Waste Management.

Who can apply?

  •  A Person or Group who have done a successful Waste Management project.
Eligibility Criteria
  • The project should relate to the Waste Management
  • The project should be a competent project
Following criteria will mainly consider when selection:
  • The outcomes of the project
  • The publications you have for the projects
  • The patents you have obtained for the relevant project
  • Commercialization prospects of the project.

Waste Management – Industry Leader Award:

This title will be awarded to the business who has done a great impact on the development of Waste Management Industry.                       

Who can apply?

The Companies or industries who have done successful Waste Management projects.

Eligibility Criteria
  • The project should relate to the Waste Management
  • The project should be a competent project
Following Criteria will mainly consider when selection:
  • The outcomes of the project
  • The publications have made for the relevant project
  • The patents you have obtained for the relevant project
  • Commercialization prospects of the project.
Selection Committee

A Jury of professionals working in the Waste Management sector will select the finalists and winners amongst the applicants.

Members of the committee:

  • Prof. Dongbei YUE
  • Randika Jayasinghe
  • Ajith De Alwis

Date: 04th March 2021

Time: 10.15 – 10.30am (IST)

How you can apply

If you are interested apply by sending a full project report with the proofs of success to abstract@wastemanagementconferences.com before 04th February 2021.