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ISWA World Congress 2019

CIRCULAR ECONOMY. What are you doing?

The ISWA World Congress 2019 will be held in Bilbao 7 - 9  October 2019 at the Palacio Euskalduna Conference Centre and Concert Hall, under the slogan: Circular Economy: what are you doing?. The Palacio Euskalduna, is an amazing maratime constuction on the banks on the river del Nervion O de Bilbao, right next door to the famous Guggeheim Museum. Watch the welcome video on the City of Bilbao.


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Download the brochure for sponsorship opportunities and booth space.


This year the Congress organising parter is ATEGRUS®, the Spanish Technical Association for Waste Management and Environment, and the is the Spanish National Member of the International Solid Waste Association.


Call for Papers is Open

Go to call for abstract page here.




December 2018. Abstracts submission is open

12 February 2019. Deadline for reception of abstracts

3 April 2019. Notification of abstracts acceptance

31 May 2019. Deadline for authors’ registration


registration starts in 2019

ISWA Members receive a 20% discount: join ISWA here.


As a National or Platinum Member you are entitled to send up to 50 delegates to the World Congress with the ISWA member discount rate.


As a Gold Organisation Member you can send 20 and as a Silver Organisation Member you can send 10 delegates with the ISWA member discount rate.


Please contact secretariat[at] if you have questions about registering for ISWA 2019.


For sights and sounds of the City of Bilbao, in Spain click here.




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