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ISWA Call for Abstracts for ISWA World Congress 2018



Welcome & Selamat Datang!

The Waste Management Association of Malaysia (WMAM) is pleased to host the International Solid Waste Association World Congress 2018, in the beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The ISWA World Congress 2018 will be held on 22-24 October 2018 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Malysia. The conference will include keynote and plenary sessions by invited speakers, and concurrent sessions with oral and poster presentations by the participants as well as an exhibition area.

The ISWA World Congress 2018 Organising Committee would like to call for abstracts for the congress.


Open for Abstract Submission: 1 December 2017

Closing Date for Submissions: 15 January 2018

Acceptance Notification: March 2018

Themes and Topics covered this year are:

  • Energy Recovery and Biological waste
  • Hazardous waste and Health care waste
  • Collection, Transportation and Recycling
  • Climate change and Landfill
  • Governance and Communication
  • Circular Economy
  • Closing Dumpsites and Marine Litter
  • Sustainable consumption and waste management in developing countries
  • Technological innovation in solid waste management

For full information on how to submit an abstract, the themes & topics, see call for abstracts here.

Deadline for submissions is 15th January.

Learn more about the ISWA World Congress 2018:

Early Bird Registration is open!

Become a sponsor of WC2018 - learn more here.


Submit your paper to the 2018 ISWA World Congress Special Issue of the ISWA scientific journal Waste Management & Research
(WM&R) here.