Programme overview

SUM2018 will last three days and will be organized as follows:

Monday 21st May 2018 / Opening session, parallel oral sessions, poster session
Tuesday 22nd May 2018 / Parallel oral sessions, poster session
Wednesday 23rd May 2018 / Guided technical tour at a real scale plant

Poster presentations will be presented in an appropriate session and will be made accessible to Symposium delegates at all times on Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd May.



Monday 21 May 2018

9:00 - 10:40


11:20 - 13:00

session A1

Strategies & policies I

session B1


session C1


session D1

Construction & demolition waste I

session E1

Italian Session I

15:00 - 16:40

session A2

Strategies & policies II

session B2

Italy meets China

session C2

Food & organic waste

session D2

Construction & demolition waste II

session E2

Italian Session II

17:20 - 19:00

session A3

Country report - Performance of recycling strategies

session B3

Plastic recycling

session C3

Sewage sludge

session D3

CircE - European Regions toward circular economy

session E3

La circular economy nei programmi di studio universitari

Tuesday 22 May 2018

09:00 - 10:40

session A4

Country report

session B4

Industrial waste + End of life vehicle

session D4

Material reuse and education I

Chairs: I.D. Williams
& P. Shaw

11:20 - 13:00

session A5


session B5

WEEE management strategies

session D5

Material reuse and education II

Chairs: I.D. Williams
& P. Shaw

15:00 - 16:40

session A6

Combustion residues

session B6

Recovery of metals from WEEE

session C6

Fee on packaging

session D6

Material reuse and education III

Chairs: I.D. Williams
& P. Shaw

session E6

Migliorare l’uso delle risorse nella filiera delle costruzioni attraverso la circular economy

17:20 - 19:00

session A7

Landfill Mining

session B7

Recovery of WEEE - Case studies from different countries

session C7

The Urban Wins Project

session D7

Material reuse and education IV

Chairs: I.D. Williams
& P. Shaw

session E7

Circular economy readyness

Wednesday 23 May 2018

9:00 - 13:00