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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: 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: 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention Exit EPA
Date: October 17-21
Location: Cartagena, Columbia
Purpose:The meeting is dedicated to the theme “Prevention, minimization and recovery of wastes,” and the Conference will consider a new strategic framework to steer development of the Basel Convention during the next decade.
Conference: World Resources Forum Exit EPA
Date: October 19-22
Location: Arequipa, Peru
Purpose: Themes to be addressed in 2014 include innovative resource efficiency and decoupling economic growth and resource use.
Conference: SARCLE 2014 - Sustainable Approaches to Remediation of Contaminated Land in Europe; and CSME 2014 - Contaminated Site Management in Europe Exit EPA
Date: October 20-22
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: 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: 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: NICOLE Network Meeting and Workshop: Risk Assessment and Economically Viable Management Exit EPA
Date: November 6-7
Location: Prague, Czechoslovakia
Purpose: NICOLE is the Network for Contaminated Land in Europe.
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: The Last Food Mile Conference Exit EPA
Date: December 8-9
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Purpose: The conference will bring together experts from national and international, academic and industrial, public and private sectors, to discuss food losses, food waste reduction measures, and policies to address the problem.
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.
Conference: Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments Exit EPA
Date: December 12-15
Location: New Orleans, LA
Purpose: The Conference will be a forum for sharing experiences and opportunities toward the goal of remediating, restoring, and maintaining the environmental and economic vitality of waterways.
January 2015
Conference: Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments Exit EPA
Date: January 12-15
Location: New Orleans, LA
Purpose: The Conference will be a forum for sharing experiences and opportunities toward the goal of remediating, restoring, and maintaining the environmental and economic vitality of waterways.
Conference: Eleventh Sustainability Conference Exit EPA
Date: January 21-23
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Purpose: The 2015 focus for this conference is “Sustainability Dividends – Developmental Fault Lines”
Conference: XIII International Conference on Environmental Pollution, Public Health and Impacts Exit EPA
Date: January 26-27
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Purpose: The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in relevant fields of environmental pollution and public health
February 2015
Conference: Plastics Recycling 2015 Exit EPA
Date: February 23-25
Location: Dallas, Texas
Purpose: The Plastics Recycling Conference is a premier conference for the plastics recycling industry.
March 2015
Conference: Save the Planet: Waste Management and Recycling Exit EPA
Date: March 11-13
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Purpose: An important purpose of the conference is to encourages waste and recycling technology transfer to South-East Europe.
Conference: Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction Exit EPA
Date: March 14-18
Location: Sendai, Japan
Purpose: A conference focus will be to review implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action and to adopt a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
Conference: The 30th International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management Exit EPA
Date: March 15-18
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Purpose: The conference will address a wide range of topics, and participants are expected from over 40 countries.
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: 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: This conference will demonstrate how zero waste can be a key part of business climate change and sustainability plans.
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: 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: 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.
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.


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