World Calendar of Events
|Conference: Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics
Date: June 3-4
Location: Washington, D.C.
Purpose: The theme for the 2013 conference is “Risk and Vulnerability”
|Conference: Applications of Nano Technology for Safe and Sustainable Environmental Remediations
Date: June 5-7
Location: Hammond, Louisiana
Purpose: This inaugural workshop provides an opportunity for representatives from the environmental remediation community, industry, academia, and government to share their perspectives, pose questions, and develop ideas for design of good guidelines, selection criteria, and work practices to support safe and sustainable nano-enabled environmental remediation.
|Conference: Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies
Date: June 10-13
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Purpose: The program will cover innovative and sustainable technologies that can be integrated with bioremediation, emerging issues related to bioremediation, and biology-based fuels.
|Conference: WHO 8th Global Conference on Health Promotion
Date: June 10-14
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Purpose: Critical issues for health include education, environment, and agriculture.
|Conference: International Conference on Environment and Waste Management
Date: June 13-14
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Purpose: The conference brings together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars from around the world to discuss new advances and research results in all fields of environment and waste management.
|Conference: 2013 International Symposium on Electrokinetic Remediation
Date: June 23-26
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Purpose: The conference provides a venue to present and discuss recent developments in electrokinetic and electrochemical remediation and will be attended by world-renowned experts in electrokinetics.
|Conference: Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry
Date: June 30 – July 3
Location: Milos Island, Greece
Purpose: The main theme of the meeting is the development, monitoring, and assessment of sustainable development criteria for mineral operations.
|Conference: Creative Construction 2013
Date: July 6-9
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Purpose: Conference themes include sustainable construction methods and technologies, as well as recycling of construction waste.
|Conference: Disaster Management 2013
Date: July 9-11
Location: A Caruna, Spain
Purpose: Participants will learn risk management strategies to prepare for disruptive events and identify the best prevention methods in disaster management and public health. The conference will provide a forum for the exchange of information between leading academics and partners in disaster management.
|Conference: 11th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant
Date: July 28 - August 2
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Purpose: The conference will promote discussion on questions that are likely to arise in 2013 as a result of UN-led negotiations on a legally-binding international mercury treaty.
|Conference: 2013 Sustainability Summit
Date: August 14-16
Location: Seattle, Washington
Purpose: The Global Sustainability Summit is designed to help companies incorporate sustainability into every aspect of their business model and will include tracks on Packaging and Waste and on Sustainable Supply Chain Management.
|Conference: 6th International Conference on Life Cycle Management
Date: August 25-28
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Purpose: The conference provides a platform to support the reduction of the environmental impact of current and future production and consumption systems.
|Conference: 15th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management
Date: September 8-12
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Purpose: ICEM promotes a broad global exchange of information on technologies, operations, management approaches, economics, and public policies in the critical areas of environmental remediation and radioactive waste management.
|Conference: 24th International Symposium on Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds
Date: September 8-12
Location: Corvalis, Oregon
Purpose: The symposium is a forum that brings together researchers worldwide to communicate, learn, and advance the field of PAC.
|Conference: Mine Closure 2013
Date: September 14-22
Location: Cornwall, United Kingdom
Purpose: This international conference brings together industry experts to share best practices to minimize the environmental and social impacts of mine closure.
|Conference: Cleanup 2013
Date: September 15-18
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Purpose: This 5th annual conference will address a range of topics affecting Australia's contaminated site and remediation industry.
|Conference: 24th National Tanks Conference and Expo
Date: September 16-18
Location: Denver, Colorado
Purpose: The conference will include a wide range of underground storage tank topics – including operator training, remediation technologies, and vital financial issues.
|Conference: 1st International Conference on Global Food Security
Date: September 29 – October 2
Location: Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands
Purpose: Sessions include “Lost Harvest and Wasted Food.”
|Conference: 14th Annual Waste Management and Landfill Symposium
Date: September 30 - October 4
Location: Cagliari, Italy
Purpose: The conference will focus on advances in waste management science and technology, with workshops and case studies that address emerging issues.
|Conference: World Resources Forum Conference
Date: October 6-9
Location: Davos, Switzerland
Purpose: Key topics to be addressed at this year’s conference include: Resource Efficiency and Governance; Sustainable Business and Industry; Sustainable Cities and Infrastructure: and Lifestyles and Education.
|Conference: Corporate Recycling and Waste Conference
Date: October 8-10
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Purpose: Attendees will include environmental managers from Fortune 1000 firms, government officials, and other organizations concerned with advancing sustainability issues.
|Conference: 11th Meeting of the International Committee on Contaminated Land
Date: October 9-10
Location: Durban, South Africa
Purpose: ICCL 2013 will focus on: public-private partnerships for site remediation/collaboration; legal, technical, financial and social issues in remediation; green technology: an environmentally sound technology for pollution prevention, control, and remediation; and community involvement in site remediation as a core decision-making tool.
|Conference: SETAC North America 34th Annual Conference
Date: November 17-21
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Purpose: The conference will include more than 2,300 scientists, assessors, regulators and managers from over 40 countries and will address will address the latest cutting-edge environmental research and science.