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2014 July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Archive
July 2014
Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship Exit EPA
Date: July 13-15
Location: Oxford, England
Purpose: The Environmental Justice and Citizenship conference provides a forum for inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary study of the role of environmental thinking in the context of communities, justice, rights and citizenship.
Conference: Water, Waste, and Energy Management Exit EPA
Date: July 16-18
Location: Oporto, Portugal
Purpose: This international congress is being organized by teachers and researchers of the C3i/IPP (Portalegre, Portugal), the Extremadura University (Spain), and the Salamanca University (Spain).
Conference: WAMASON Waste Summit 2014 Exit EPA
Date: July 22-24
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Purpose: WAMASON’s theme for this summit is "Financing Waste Management in Developing Economies".
August 2014
Conference: 4th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation Exit EPA
Date: August 11-13
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Purpose: The conference will focus on advancements in the environmental sciences, engineering, and technology.
Conference: National Conference on Mine-Influenced Waters Exit EPA
Date: August 12-14
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Purpose: The conference will provide participants with an opportunity to examine and discuss current and emerging approaches related to characterization, source control, and treatment of mining-influenced waters.
Conference: 2014 NAHMMA National Conference on Hazardous Materials Management Exit EPA
Date: August 18-21
Location: Orlando, FL
Purpose: The North America Hazardous Materials Management Association (NAHMMA) is a professional organization dedicated to pollution prevention and reducing the hazardous constituents entering municipal waste streams.
Conference: Tailings 2014 — 2nd international Seminar on Tailings Management Exit EPA
Date: August 20-22
Location: Antofagasta, Chile
Purpose: The conference will address the costs, risks, and opportunities associated with mine tailings, which require highly specialized management, - from the design of a mining project through closure plans.
Conference: 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management – LCM 2013 Exit EPA
Date: August 25-28
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Purpose: The conference is hosted by the Swedish Life Cyle Center and will include international decision-makers from science, industry, NGOs and public bodies.
September 2014
Conference: In Situ Remediation 2014 Exit EPA
Date: September 2-4
Location: London, England
Purpose: This international conference organized and presented by CL:AIRE, combines two days of presentations and a third day of thematic workshops. It will address the latest scientific research, technical advances, and innovations in the management, assessment, and sustainable in situ remediation of contaminated land and ground water.
Conference: 4th International Conference on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management Exit EPA
Date: September 2-5
Location: Crete, Greece
Purpose: Sessions will focus on innovations in hazardous and industrial waste management.
Conference: 7th Annual RadWaste Summit Exit EPA
Date: September 3-6
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Purpose: The RadWaste Summit attracts participants representing key federal agencies (DOE, NRC, EPA), industry, academia, national laboratories, state and local governments and public interest groups.
Conference: ISWA Solid Waste World Congress Exit EPA
Date: September 8-11
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Purpose: The ISWA Congress offers participants an opportunity to learn about the latest trends, developments, and perspectives for the waste sector.
Conference: 5th Nordic Joint Meeting on Remediation of Contaminated Sites Exit EPA
Date: September 15-18
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Purpose: The objective of NORDROCS 2014 is to address issues on assessment and remediation of soil, groundwater, and sediments in the context of Nordic conditions.
Conference: Wastecon Exit EPA
Date: September 17-19
Location: Long Beach, CA
Purpose: Wastecon covers what's new in collection, processing, marketing and management of compost, recyclables and solid waste.
Conference: International Symposium on Sediment Management Exit EPA
Date: September 17-19
Location: Ferrara, Italy
Purpose: The goal of this conference is to convene professionals in the field to discuss stat-of-the-art technology developments.
Conference: Sustainable Remediation 2014 Exit EPA
Date: September 17-19
Location: Ferrara, Italy
Purpose: The conference will address a range of topics, including green remediation and brownfields through scientific, technical, and thematic sessions.
Conference: ELS 2014 - the Earth Living Skin: Soil, Life and Climate Changes Exit EPA
Date: September 22-25
Location: Bari, Italy
Purpose: The Conference goal is to study soils as the main environmental interface where atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and geosphere design and model living systems.
Conference: 15th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation Exit EPA
Date: September 24-26
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Purpose: GCET is a leading global forum for exchanges on the principles and practices of environmental taxation and other market-based instruments relevant for greening of the economy and a more sustainable development.
October 2014
Conference: Zero Waste International Alliance Conference and Dialogue Exit EPA
Date: October 2-4
Location: Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Purpose: The event is hosted by Zero Waste Canada.
Conference: World Resources Forum Exit EPA
Date: October 12-15
Location: Arequipa, Peru
Purpose: Themes to be addressed in 2014 include innovative resource efficiency and decoupling economic growth and resource use.
Conference: HOMBRE Final Conference Tailored & Sustainable Redevelopment towards Zero Brownfields Exit EPA
Date: October 14-16
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Purpose: This conference is being organized by the CABERNET network in conjunction with the final project conference of the 7th European Research Framework (FP7) Greenland (participation INERIS) program, HOMBRE (participation BRGM) and STAMP.
Conference: 9th International Soil Science Congress Exit EPA
Date: October 14-16
Location: Antalya, Turkey
Purpose: The congress will focus on multidisciplinary approach to soil science, with special attention to basic research and the latest technological developments for soil use and management
Conference: European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production 2014 Exit EPA
Date: October 14-17
Location: Portorez, Slovenia
Purpose: ERSCP 2014 will provide a platform to stimulate, develop, and disseminate information about new initiatives aimed at fostering the implementation of sustainable consumption and production.
Conference: Greenbuild International Conference and Expo Exit EPA
Date: October 22-24
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Purpose: Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building.
Conference: SARCLE 2014 - Sustainable Approaches to Remediation of Contaminated Land in Europe; and CSME 2014 - Contaminated Site Management in Europe Exit EPA
Date: October 22-24
Location: Bruxelles, Belgium
Purpose: The purpose of this conference is to provide a forum to discuss policy, tools, technologies, and applications relating to the development of sustainability as a core value in remediation practices.
Conference: ReuseConex International Reuse Conference and Expo Exit EPA
Date: October 23-25
Location: Austin, Texas
Purpose: The theme for ReuseConex 2014 is Innovate. Transform. Sustain. - and the conference will explore new methods and replicable models to make reuse work for the community.
November 2014
Conference: LCA Conference: A Tool for Strategic Decision-Making Exit EPA
Date: November 4-5
Location: Lille, France
Purpose: Participants may attend two strategic plenary sessions and up to six workshops during the two-day convention structured around three topics: Life cycle and strategy; Sectional approaches; and Tools and methods.
Conference: SETAC America 35th Annual Meeting Exit EPA
Date: November 9-11
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Purpose: SETAC is a not-for-profit, global professional organization that provides a forum where scientists, managers and other professionals exchange information and ideas on the study, analysis and solution of environmental problems, the management and regulation of natural resources, research and development, and environmental education.
Conference: UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development Exit EPA
Date: November 10-12
Location: Aichi-Nagoya, Japan
Purpose: Building on the Bonn Declaration from 2009, the Conference will draw out the relevance of ESD to all efforts to improve the quality of education and will highlight the role of ESD for the transition to green economies and societies.
Conference: Total Food 2014 Exit EPA
Date: November 11-13
Location: Norwich, UK
Purpose: Total Food 2014 is the fourth in a series of international conferences which focus on the sustainable exploitation of agri-food co-products and related biomass, thereby helping to minimize waste.
Conference: Venice 2014: International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste Exit EPA
Date: November 17-20
Location: Venice, Italy
Purpose: The symposium will focus on advances made in the application of technologies for energy recovery from biomass and waste and to encourage discussion in these fields.
Conference: Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2014 Exit EPA
Date: November 17-20
Location: Vienna, Austria
Purpose: CARE INNOVATION 2014 is a conference and exhibition on electronics and the environment.
Conference: 9th IWA International Symposium on Waste Management Problems in Agro-industries Exit EPA
Date: November 24-26
Location: Kochi, Japan
Purpose: Themes include a range of topics related to waste prevention and management.
December 2014
Conference: International Conference on Solutions to Reduce Food Waste and Food Losses Exit EPA
Date: December 8-10
Location: The Hague, Netherlands
Purpose: The 3-day conference will offer a platform to share experiences and demonstrate how combined action in partnerships for the reduction of food waste and losses can boost food security.
Conference: Arctic Change 2014 Exit EPA
Date: December 8-12
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Purpose: Arctic Change 2014 aims to stimulate discussion and foster collaborations among people with a vested interest in the Arctic and its peoples.  It will address the numerous environmental, social, economic, and political challenges and opportunities.


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