Symposium structure

The Symposium is structured in five parallel tracks, for a total of 24 oral sessions and 11 networking sessions. 
NetWorking Sessions (NeWs) aims to promote open discussion of new ideas and perspectives on a specific topic, policy, research or innovation between conference delegates. All the sessions E will be organised in Italian language. 

The Symposium 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.

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Monday 21 May 2018

9:00 - 10:40


11:20 - 13:00

session A1

Strategies &
policies I

session B1

China meets Italy

session C1


session D1

Construction & demolition waste

session E1

Recupero e ricircolo dei materiali

15:00 - 16:40

session A2

Strategies &
policies II

session B2


session C2

Sewage sludge

session E2

Trattamento dei rifiuti

17:20 - 19:00

session A3

Country report - Performance of recycling strategies

session B3

Plastic recycling

session C3

Food & organic waste

session D3

Circular economy readyness

session E3

Circular Economy e società

Tuesday 22 May 2018

09:00 - 10:40

session A4

Country report

session B4

Industrial waste

session C4

CircE - European Regions toward circular economy

session D4

Waste Architecture

11:20 - 13:00

session A5

Paper recycling

session B5

WEEE management strategies

session C5

The Urban Wins Project

session D5

Material reuse and education I

Chairs: I.D. Williams
& P. Shaw

15:00 - 16:40

session A6

Combustion residues

session B6

Recovery of metals

session D6

Material reuse and education II

Chairs: I.D. Williams
& P. Shaw

session E6

Strategie di Urban Mining e Circular Economy

17:20 - 19:00

session A7

Landfill Mining

session B7

Recovery of WEEE - Case studies from different countries

session D7

Material reuse and education III

Chairs: I.D. Williams
& P. Shaw

session E7

Wednesday 23 May 2018

9:00 - 13:00