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April 2015
Conference: Mine Water Solutions in Extreme Environments 2015 Exit EPA
Date: April 12-15
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Purpose: The conference provides a forum for presentation and discussion about issues, challenges, and successful solutions that enable responsible mining while minimizing the use of, and preserving water resources in challenging environments.
Conference: 3rd Global Soil Week Exit EPA
Date: April 19-23
Location: Berlin, Germany
Purpose: Global Soil Week is an international multi-stakeholder event dedicated to the sustainable management of soils.
Conference: 10th International Conference on Acid Mine Drainage and IMWA Annual Conference Exit EPA
Date: April 21-24
Location: Santiago, Chile
Purpose: The conference will address solutions for more sustainable mine water management.
Conference: 11th Global Congress on Process Safety Exit EPA
Date: April 26-29
Location: Austin, TX
Purpose: The Congress has grown into the world's largest gathering of practitioners in the field from industry, regulatory bodies and academia.
May 2015
Conference: 4th Annual National Zero Waste Business Conference Exit EPA
Date: May 5-7
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Purpose: Experts from a diverse range of industries will share innovative ideas, practical tools, and first-hand experience to demonstrate how Zero Waste can be a key part of business climate change and sustainability plans by reducing greenhouse gases and increasing operating efficiencies.
Conference: RCBC 41st Annual Zero Waste Conference Exit EPA
Date: May 6-8
Location: Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Purpose: The Recycling Council of British Columbia (RCBC) facilitates the exchange of ideas and knowledge that enable efficient solutions to eliminate waste and is Canada's longest serving recycling council.
Conference: National Sustainable Management Summit Exit EPA
Date: May 12-13
Location: College Park, Maryland
Purpose: The National Recycling Coalition, Inc. (NRC), in partnership with the Syracuse University Center for Sustainable Community Solution and University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center, is organizing a one and a half day Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Summit focused on the sustainable management of discarded materials in the United States.
Conference: International Conference on Solid Waste 2015 Exit EPA
Date: May 19-23
Location: Hong Kong
Purpose: The conference will provide a platform for stakeholders from academia, industries, governments, NGOs, and the public to deliberate on various issues related to sustainable waste management practices.
Conference: Third International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies Exit EPA
Date: May 18-21
Location: Miami, Florida
Purpose: The 2015 Symposium will present information on advances in bioremediation and the incorporation of green and sustainable practices in remediation.
Conference: Unmaking Waste 2015 Exit EPA
Date: May 21-24
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Purpose: This conference invites participants to explore new approaches to reduce the speed, volume and impacts of ‘waste-ready’ global consumerism.
June 2015
Conference: Bridging Divides: Spaces of Scholarship and Practice in Environmental Communication Exit EPA
Date: June 11-14
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Purpose: The conference promises to discuss, explore and bridge the many divides, challenges and opportunities facing environmental communication and practice.
Conference: International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP) Exit EPA
Date: June 14-19
Location: Jeju, Republic of Korea
Purpose: The conference provides a forum for researchers and policy makers to explore important advances in mercury research and to facilitate internal and international collaborations.
Conference: No More Food to Waste Exit EPA
Date: June 16-19
Location: The Hague, Netherlands
Purpose: The conference aims to bring together a wide range of relevant stakeholders in the food system, including governments, international organizations, private sector, non-governmental organizations, philanthropic foundations, local community producers, and the scientific community to share experiences and demonstrate combined action in partnerships in the food chain.
Conference: 6th International Conference of Debris-Flow Hazard Mitigation Exit EPA
Date: June 22-25
Location: Tsukuba City, Japan
Purpose: DFHM aims to promote international cooperation, communication and exchange of knowledge among researchers and practitioners.
July 2015
Conference: International Conference on life Cycle Assessment in Latin America (CILCA 2015) Exit EPA
Date: July 13-16
Location: Lima, Peru
Purpose: This bi-annual conference provides a venue for sharing ideas and experiences regarding the application and dissemination of life LCA and life cycle thinking-based tools in Latin America.
Conference: 5th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation Exit EPA
Date: July 15-17
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Purpose: Conference to pics will include pollution detection, environmental remediation, and pollution prevention.
Conference: SusTech 2015: IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability Exit EPA
Date: Jul 30- Aug 1
Location: Ogden, Utah
Purpose: A focus of the conference is sustainable electronics.
August 2015
Conference: Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) 2015 National Conference Exit EPA
Date: August 30- September 2
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Purpose: The purpose of the conference is to address key topics on effectively managing hazardous materials and mitigating risk.
September 2015
Conference: Brownfields 2015 Exit EPA
Date: September 2-4
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Purpose: The National Brownfields Training Conference is EPA’s premier event for promoting public-private partnerships to stimulate community revitalization and sustainable brownfields redevelopment.
Conference: EnviroInfo and ICT for Sustainability  Exit EPA
Date: September 7-9
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Purpose: The conference will contribute to international, national, and regional research and cooperation and help develop the knowledge base for Europe's 7th Environmental Action Programme, as well as the transition towards sustainable development.
Conference: RAMIRAN 2015: 16th International Conference on Rural-Urban Symbiosis Exit EPA
Date: September 8-10
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Purpose: RAMIRAN 2015 is focusing on closing the loop linking rural production and urban consumption systems and on the development of more sustainable solutions for the handling of residues.
Conference: Waste360 Recycling Summit Exit EPA
Date: September 9-11
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Purpose: The 2015 Waste360 Recycling Summit will be a two-day event featuring panel discussions, in-depth topic sessions, professional networking opportunities, and exhibits.
Conference: Clean Up 2015: 6th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference Exit EPA
Date: September 13-16
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Purpose: The conference will provide an international forum to discuss all aspects of contaminated site assessment, management, and remediation.
October 2015
Conference: LCA XV Exit EPA
Date: October 6-8
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Purpose: This is North America’s largest conference on life cycle assessment in 2015.
Conference: World Resources Forum 2015 Exit EPA
Date: October 11-15
Location: Davos, Switzerland
Purpose: The overall 2015 forum theme is "Boosting Resource Productivity by adopting the Circular Economy".
Conference: Remediation Technologies Symposium 2015 Exit EPA
Date: October 14-16
Location: Banff, Canada
Purpose: The three-day technical program will consist of a minimum of 70 platform presentations on remediation technology.
November 2015
Conference: Contaminated Site Management: Sustainable Remediation and Management of Soil, Sediment and Water (CSM-15) Exit EPA
Date: November 16-19
Location: San Diego, California
Purpose: The conference will address tools and strategies for identifying, mitigating, and managing contamination.
December 2015
Conference: 4th International Seminar on Environmental Issues in Mining Exit EPA
Date: December 2-4
Location: Lima, Peru
Purpose: Enviromine provides an opportunity to learn about innovations and developments, enabling the mining industry to operate in a sustainable manner while maintaining economic viability.


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