Fifth Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy
VIRTUAL EVENT / 18-20 November 2020
SUM 2020 IS GOING VIRTUAL!
Same dates, same structure, all contents available online!READ MORE IN OUR OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENTRead more
5 parallel tracks of
oral sessions, e-posters,
and virtual technical tours
VENICE 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT
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Early bird registration fee available until October 30th
Take advantage of the reduced price and save 100€ off the full fee: register by October 30th to benefit from our early bird registration fee. Further discounts will be applied to IWWG members and group bookings of delegates from the same organisation.Read more
Special issue on Resources from Waste
Detritus Journal is publishing a thematic issue on Resources from Waste: Energy and Materials, in association with SUM and Venice 2020 Symposia. Authors wishing to submit a paper on this topic for presentation at the conference and possible publication on the journal may do so until October 20th.Read more
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The Symposium, originally planned for 18-20 May 2020 in Bologna (Italy), has been rescheduled for 18-20 November 2020 and converted to a virtual event due to the COVID-19 emergency. Although the health and safety of our participants is our top priority, we remain strongly committed to continuing to foster the diffusion of scientific knowledge, even in these difficult times. This is the reason why we have decided to convert SUM 2020 to a fully virtual conference.
The event will be partnering with another prestigious IWWG event: Venice 2020 – 8th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, already scheduled to take place from 16-19 November 2020.
SUM 2020 counts on the Scientific Support of the Universities of Padova, Bologna and several other Italian and foreign universities.
To achieve a virtuous application and optimization of current practice, urban mining and circular economy are dependent on the appropriate combination of three worlds (TRIANGLE concept): research and technology (private and public) / administration, economy and industry / policy and regulation. This combination is equally important in other fields of waste management, although is of paramount relevance for a Circular Economy. SUM 2020 will focus on all relevant and innovative aspects relating to these three worlds.
Advantageous conditions will be offered to companies wishing to display their practical experience and innovative technologies. Meeting opportunities will also be created to foster cooperation between those involved in industrial production and material recycling.