Entrance Fees

As the Symposium will be held entirely digitally, the regular entrance fee has been reduced to compensate for services that cannot be provided in a virtual conference (e.g. all catering). Participants who have already paid their fee will receive a reimburse accordingly.

Please note that IWWG (International Waste Working Group) members are entitled to a 10% discount on all fees. 


  • Participants - Regular fee (1): € 550 450 + VAT 22%
  • Participants - Early bird (until 30/10/2020) (1): € 450 350 + VAT 22%
  • Presenting authors / Scientific Committees (2): € 350 + VAT 22%
  • PhD students (3): € 290 + VAT 22%
  • Undergraduate and Master students (3): € 100 + VAT 22%
  • Italian local government bodies (4): € 150 + VAT 22%
  • Low income countries (5): € 150 + VAT 22%
  • Start-ups: € 150 + VAT 22%

(1) Including co-authors of accepted papers
(2) One author per paper. Payment is strictly due within 15 days after receipt of paper acceptance notification 

(3) Proof of student status must be provided 
(4) Comuni, province, regioni, ARPA
(5) Please check the classification of your country in the relevant list

Registration fees include: Access to all Symposium sessions through the web platform Conference Proceedings Live discussions and Q&A chats One-on-One meetings with all participants & exhibitors  Access to the virtual exhibition All contents available on-demand after the event

Register now by filling in the online form>>>

Special cumulative fees SUM + VENICE have been set for delegates who wish to attend both SUM 2020 and our partner event Venice Symposium 2020. Further details available at: https://www.urbanmining.it/en/partner-event-venice-2020


EU companies that registered their VAT number on the internationally recognized electronic system of VAT data exchange (VIES) are exempt from Italian VAT on conference fee.
Il pagamento delle quote d’iscrizione in regime di esenzione IVA è consentito, come previsto della Legge 537/93 art.14 co.10, solo ed esclusivamente agli enti pubblici, per la partecipazione del proprio personale in carica, finalizzata all’aggiornamento e riqualificazione professionale; ai sensi dell’art. 10 del DPR 633/72.


Registration will only be deemed valid following receipt of payment for the fee due. All fees should be paid either by:

  • online credit card payment - Mastercard and Visa only
  • bank money transfer made out to:
    Eurowaste Srl
    IBAN: IT27M0200812120000000641969 - Swift: UNCRITM1QU0
    Unicredit Bank, Piazza Cavour, Padova, Italy

Please ensure that all payments made by bank transfer are NET of bank charges and commission fees. Please make sure that the registrant’s surname is clearly indicated as unidentified bank transfers cannot be processed.

Discounts will be applied to group bookings of delegates from the same organization/institution according to the scheme below:

  • 3/4 participants:  10%
  • 5/7 participants:  15%
  • 8/10 participants: 20%

Group booking discounts are not cumulative with other reductions. If you wish to make a group reservation please contact info@urbanmining.it

Entrance fee will NOT be refunded in the following cases:

  • if the paper is withdrawn
  • if the author cannot present the paper at the Conference (the author will nevertheless be able to appoint a substitute to present his/her paper at any time at no extra cost by notifying the Organising Secretariat)

Eurowaste Srl will reimburse registration fees already paid if written request or cancellation is submitted.
Reimbursement will be as follows:

  • 80% before 30 September 2020
  • 50% before 16 October 2020

No refund will be possible after 16 October 2020.