This ISWA Summer School programme will highlight the current
waste management systems adopted by different developing countries and lectures will discuss optimal landfill
siting, design and construction.
Improved landfill operation, landfill leachate and gas management techniques will be presented using positive case studies from operations in developing countries. Further topics include
alternatives to landfilling that reduce global warming impacts, the environmental
health and safety issues of landfilling, as well as the economics of waste management.
The training format includes a mix of classroom, excursions and project work in teams. The course is designed and led by Professor Agamuthu of the Center of Research in Waste Management at the Faculty of Science in the University of Malaya (UM). Professor Agamuthu is also Chief Editor of the SAGE publication, Waste Management & Research - ISWA's official scientific journal.
Highlights of the ISWA-UM Summer School include:
Download the full programme here.
Please note the programme is subject to change.
|Pricegroup||Non-Member||Member||Student Non-Member||Student Member|
|High - Upper Middle Income Countries (MYR)||3000.00||2000.00||1500.00||1500.00|
|Low - Lower Middle Income Countries (MYR)||3000.00||2000.00||1000.00||1000.00|
Fees are listed in Malaysian Ringgits. Higher / Middle / Lower income countries are according to the World Bank listings. Registration fee includes handouts, refreshments, lunch, transportation to any social or technical visits during the two-week Summer School, from Monday 7 - to Friday 18 August 2107.
The fee does not include participants’ travel
to Kuala Lumpur nor their accommodation. Reasonably priced university rooms are available at University
House,12th Residential College - details to follow.
The invoice, payment instructions and accommodation details are sent to you upon registration.
The deadline for registration is July 24, 2017.
Please see the porgramme for our cancellation policy.
All students are eligible for reduced fees - please send a scan copy of your student documentation by email to Georgina Nitzsche email@example.com
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