FEB 13,14,15 2019 | BIEC, MUMBAI

International Conference On Innovations in Municipal Solid Waste Management and Best Practices for Circular Economy and Sustainable Environment

Objectives of Conference:-

Aim of the Conference is to find platform to all WtE Technology operators, developers, equipment suppliers to present their demonstrated capabilities in design, supply, erection and commissioning of plants and machinery.

World over about 2000 WtE plants are in operation and treating 250 million tons of Municipal Solid Waste annually to produce energy in the form of electricity, Bio-Gas, Cement, Ceramics and Fuel in addition to recycle, reuse of materials.

This two days conference shall give an opportunity to the experts in WtE industries, technocrats, scientists, academicians, students and NGOs to present their expertise in the form of lectures, posters and displays at three day EXPO.

Conference Benefits:-

This Two Days Conference along with Three Days International EXPO on Waste Management at Conference site shall provide:

  • Opportunity of Networking with companies, experts and public sectors within Waste Management Industries
  • Collaboration and knowledge sharing opportunity between the National and International organizations and scholars & Technocrats.
  • Opportunities in Waste Management Sector for developers, investors, researchers and NGOs.

Paper Presentations:

The selected papers shall be spread over to the different sessions of the conference. 10 minutes time shall be allotted to each paper presentation followed by Plenary Lectures.

Poster Presentations:

The poster should be related with the topic of the conference or related issues.  The poster size should be 3ft x 4ft ready for wall mounting shall be received before 10AM on 13th February 2019 and author shall display the same before lunch break Interested participants may send their abstract.

The theme of the conference : Technologies for Waste to Energy

  • Municipal Solid Waste Management for Smart City
  • Environmental Pollution and Health Hazards of Municipal Solid Waste
  • Innovative approach to “Swachha Bharat Abhiyan”
  • Recycle and Reuse of Solid Waste, e-Waste and Plastics
  • Sustainable Waste Management – Solutions for Urban and Rural areas.


The selected 3 posters shall be given an opportunity for 10 minutes presentation in the last session of conference. The 3 winners of Posters and Papers each shall get Merit Certificate.

International Advisory Committee:-

  • Prof. Dr. Nickolas Themelis, EEC, Columbia University(NY) and President, Global WTERT-Council, USA
  • Prof. Govind R.Kadambi, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research), Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru, India
  • Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director, NEERI, Founder Trustee of WTERT, India
  • Dr. A.C.(Thanos) Bourtsalas, Research Scientist, Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University, New York, Head, WTERT-US- CU
  • Prof. (Dr.) Arun D. Sawant, Former Pro-Vice Chancellor, Mumbai University, Former Vice Chancellor,  Jaipur   University, Founder Trustee and Director of WTERT, India
  • Prof. E.M. Carlo Vandecasteele, KU Leuven Belgium
  • Mr.Sreenivasa Rao,Vice president  WTERT India, vice chair, WTERT Asia,
    Business Head, Waste to Energy solutions at  GREENESOL POWER SYSTEMS BANGALORE
  • CA N.C. Shekar, Registrar & CFO, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru, India
  • Mr. Bruno Mattheeuws, OWS DRANCO, Belgium
  • Dr. Larry Hinger, Babcock & Wilcox, Palm Beach, USA
  • Mr. Enrique Posada, President WTERT Colombia
  • Dr. Philip H.Mozart Thomas, President/CEO, DeltaGroup Holdings, Inc.

Conference Chairpersons:

  • Prof. Govind .R. Kadambi,Pro -Vice Chancellor (Research), Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru, India
  • Dr. Rakesh Kumar,Director, CSIR-NEERI& Founder Trustee, WTERT-India
  • Mrs.Mangala Chandran,Editor-in-Chief, Clean India Journal. Virtual Info Systems Pvt.Ltd.

Organizing Committee


  • Mr.Prakash Kuttappan, Director Projects – Clean India
  • Mr.D.M.Shrotriya, President, WTERT-India
  • Dr.B.S.Dayananda, Head, S W M E E Research centre, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru, India


  • Dr.Sunil Kumar,Sr.Scientist, CSIR-NEERI
  • Mr.Shrikant Parab, Director, Asia Affairs, Delta Group Holdings Inc.
  • Dr.Harshad R Parate, Associate Head, S W M E E R C, RUAS, India
  • Dr.Jyotsna Kumar, Member RUAS
  • Ms.Rashmi Koppar, Member RUAS
  • Mr.Yateen Lokesh, Member, RUAS
  • Ms.Sandya Anil Kumar, Member, RUAS
  • Mr.Arun.R , Member, RUAS
  • Ms.Ankita Sharma, Member, RUAS
  • Ms.Priyanka S, Member, RUAS
  • Ms.Vineeta Singh, Member, RUAS
  • Ms.Pratisha Baruah,Member,RUAS

Organizing Secretary:-

Mr. Vijay Kumar S, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bengaluru, India

Mob.: +91 94804 14678 email: vijayakumar.me.et@msruas.ac.in

Overall Conference Co-coordinator:

Prof.(Dr.) Arun D. Sawant, Director, WTERT-India email: arun50@wtert.in

Call for Abstract of Papers and Posters:-

One page abstract of Paper with Title and half page Abstract with Title of Poster should be sent on or before 5th January 2019 and the full paper should be submitted to the Organizing Secretary on or before 15th January 2019 by mail

The Abstract should be in English in ‘Times New Roman’ with font size of 12. The Abstracts will be released in Souvenir cum Abstract Book of conference.

The Full Papers shall be published in the “Clean India Journal”


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