Engineering Sustainable Development 2020 co-hosted by AIChE-APRU Date: December 16-18, 2020 (GMT+9) Visit the website here. Co-hosted by AIChE and APRU Sustainable Waste Management Program, the Engineering Sustainable Development 2020 will bring engineers, scientists, and policymakers together to discuss technical and engineering challenges of addressing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more… The 2nd Australian Circular Economy Conference (ACEC) Date: December 7-11, 2020 (Australia time) Visit the website at http://australiancircular.com The 2nd ACEC will convene and partner with universities and industry leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to discuss, plan, and share knowledge on the circular economy. It is a ‘festival’ of events and activities, including a major program of talks and panels alongside industry engagement, start-up workshops, and roundtable sessions. Read more… Nature Forum: Plastics and Sustainability Date: December 1, 2020 Time: 4-7 pm (Korea time) Visit the Nature website here. Plastic pollution is a pressing environmental and public health problem, related to the large quantities of single-use plastics, its persistence in the environment, and low rates of plastic recycling and regeneration. During this Nature Forum, plastic waste management, the fate, transport, and effects of MNPs in the environment, and public policy will be discussed. Read more… 20th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment (ICHMET) 2020 Date: October 25-29, 2020 Location: Korea University, Seoul, Korea Conference Website: http://ichmet2020.org/ Please see the program here. Sustainable Waste Management Workshop: Microplastics in the Environment Date: January 7-9, 2020 Location: Create Tower NUS, Singapore Conference Website: https://www.aiche.org/node/6173/conferences/waste-management/2020 Please see a program book here. Please see a post-conference report here. APRU Disclaimer: The views, information, or opinions expressed during the APRU Sustainable Waste Management Activities 2020 are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (“APRU”) and its employees. APRU is not responsible and does not verify for accuracy any of the information contained in the series.