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Engineering Sustainable Development 2020 co-hosted by AIChE-APRU

December 15 - December 17

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).

Event date: December 15-17, 2020
View the website here.

You’re invited to submit your latest research to develop programming for this year’s Conference.
Topics include:

  • Plastic waste/microplastics
  • Electronic waste: waste batteries, waste solar panels
  • Biowaste in the circular economy
  • Soil, water and air pollution
  • Biodiversity in ecosystems
  • Policy development toward sustainable waste management

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Our speakers:

  • William Mitch, Professor, Stanford University
  • Yong Sik Ok, Full Professor, Research Director (Global), APRU Sustainable Waste Management
  • Binoy Sarkar, Lecturer, Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC) of Lancaster University
  • Choonglai Cho, Secretary General, ASEM SMEs Eco-Innovation Center (ASEIC)
  • Daniel S. Alessi, Associate Professor, University of Alberta
  • Taku Fujiwara, Professor, Kochi University


APRU Disclaimer: The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Engineering Sustainable Development 2020 co-hosted by AIChE-APRU 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.