18th – 20th April 2023

Bergamo, Italy

Held under the
patronage of

Ministero Ambiente Sicurezza Energetica
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Ministero Ambiente Sicurezza Energetica
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18th – 20th April 2023

Bergamo, Italy

Call for Speakers

Waste Management Europe Conference & Exhibition returns to Bergamo, Italy, building upon last year’s highly successful forum that brought together many of Europe’s leading waste management experts, executives and policy makers.

Taking place between 18th and 20th April 2023

This major event expands in scale for 2023 and will welcome more thought-leadership, original conference content, key stakeholders, policymakers and contractors than ever.

This is an exceptional opportunity to reach decision-makers across the European waste management value chain, and by speaking at the conference you could position yourself and your organisation in front of hundreds of relevant professionals.

Our expert Advisory Board will review and vote on all submissions before making decisions in January 2023. To secure your chance to speak, please review our commercial and technical themes, below, and make sure to submit your application online before Friday 16th December 2022.

Applying is easy: click here and follow the simple guidelines to select a theme / category, before uploading your 300-600 (maximum) word outline.

WME - Key Conference Themes

Delivering Sustainability & the Circular Economy

  • Applying innovative processes to slash waste
  • Delivering on goals to reduce consumption and prevent waste being created
  • “Designing out” waste – latest case studies and concepts

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Funding & Financing Low-Impact, Low-Waste Industries

  • Circular economy strategies that reduce investor risks
  • Realigning organisations to ESG-oriented investment strategies
  • Driving medium and long-term competitiveness from embracing a zero-waste approach

WME - Key Conference Themes

Food & Agricultural Waste Management Strategies

  • Building better food systems to eliminate waste
  • Use for food waste – animal feeds, bio-products and more
  • Biogas and Anaerobic digestion gas to power projects

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Reducing Business & Industrial Consumption – Cutting Waste

  • Cutting energy and materials consumption, raising efficiencies
  • Measuring the ecological footprint of your business
  • Effective energy and materials management strategies to save money and cut waste
  • Critical importance of driving efficiencies during the ongoing energy cost challenge

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Tackling Waste Crime – Regional, National & International Regulations

  • Latest initiatives and laws shared and debated
  • Inspiring case studies from law enforcement and regulators
  • Driving cultural change from the ground up
  • Engaging with businesses and citizens to drive down waste crime

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Regional & National Strategies & Case Studies

  • Where are we seeing bold, ambitious innovation in waste management?
  • International, National and Regional case studies shared
  • Engaging latest technologies with practical implementations
  • Driving greater cooperation between regions and nations to slash waste

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Recycling and Reuse Strategies for Success

  • How can we reclaim more and landfill / burn less of our waste?
  • Examining the technologies and processes that enable recycling of materials that once were too
    contaminated to reuse
  • How can strategies and technologies be better integrated across waste management systems to
    significantly raise recycling levels?

WME - Key Conference Themes

Plastic Waste – Next Developments and Regulations

  • Forecasts of plastic taxes across the EU and impacts on producers
  • How can we phase out single use plastics across consumer and industrial manufacturing processes entirely?
  • New technologies and innovations in packaging and materials storage

WME - Key Conference Themes

Tackling Water Shortages Through Better Management, Treatment & Recycling

  • Improving water treatment processes and quality for users
  • Innovations and solutions to sewage and waste water management
  • Environmental and biodiversity best-practices examined significantly raise recycling levels?

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WME - Key Conference Themes

Technical Theatre Themes

The technical conference will run in a specially-built theatre in the Exhibition Hall and will be free-to-attend – open to all visitors, conference delegates, and exhibitors.

Please note that we will only offer Technical Theatre speaking opportunities to exhibitors and sponsors of Waste Management Europe 2023.

  • Transportation & Collection Services
  • RFID, Monitoring & Tracking Technologies
  • Hazardous Waste Handling & Management
  • Water & Liquids Waste Management
  • Waste to Energy Technologies
  • Metals Recycling & Processing
  • Renewable Waste-to-Energy
  • Secure Product Destruction
  • Liquid Waste Management
  • Plastic and Packaged Goods Recycling
  • Site Contamination & Cleanup
  • Research & Development Developments
  • Agricultural & Food Waste Management
  • Biogas and Anaerobic Digestion
  • Machinery & Plant
  • Health & Safety Products & Solutions
  • Zero Waste to Landfill Applications
  • Electronic Waste Recycling
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Waste Management

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For Exhibiting or Speaking opportunity please do not hesitate to contact the Waste Management Europe Exhibition & Conference 2023 Team

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