The Envisioned Decade of Changes Toward a Circular Economy Era.
Are you a young professional ready for this challenge?

10 – 11 September 2021

The Young Professionals Group (YPG) Online Conference is the leading international conference for young professionals on waste management.

The Conference aims to address the issue related to the promotion of the circular economy principles. It focuses on the involvement of new circular thinkers (under 35 years old) involved in research and innovation toward a sustainable solid waste management.

A special focus will be given to the citizens that are not able to provide their ideas and vision to an international audience. Citizens, informal workers, and interdisciplinary experts like sociologists, architects, designers, and philosophers who want to share their views toward a circular world will have the possibility to introduce it in a special session of the conference. The objective is to give a voice to those who do not have a voice!

Date and timing of the conference:

  • Friday, 10th of September (Morning, 9am – 1pm CEST)  
  • Saturday, 11th of September 2021 (Afternoon, 2pm – 6pm CEST

Objective of the conference

The objective of the conference is to stimulate the interest of young scientists and citizens in relation to the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. The event gives the opportunity to share experiences and knowledge within an international platform of young professionals.

What is the main focus?

Special attention will be drawn to the topics related to waste minimization & recovery, resource circulation, technological innovations, uncontrolled waste disposal, and environmental impact assessment of waste management systems.

A special  emphasis will be placed on circular economy.

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