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1999 Industrial Wastes Technical Conference

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From: Rob Schweinfurth (
Date: Thu Oct 29 1998 - 09:42:31 CST

                        CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
                           CALL FOR PAPERS
            1999 Water Environment Federation/Purdue University
                Industrial Wastes Technical Conference
                           June 27-30, 1999
     Indianapolis, Indiana Hyatt Regency Indianapolis
     The Water Environment Federation's Industrial Program Committees,
     Industrial Wastewater magazine, Purdue University, and other
     affiliated organizations are sponsoring a conference on issues related
     to the treatment, disposal, remediation, monitoring/sampling, and
     minimization of industrial and hazardous wastes. The interactive
     format of the conference will feature workshops, professional
     development courses, technical sessions, and industrial facility
     tours. Specific conference topics will include, but are not limited
     to, the following:
     A. Multi Life Cycle Analysis, Pollution Prevention, Waste
        Minimization, Zero Discharge
     B. ISO 14000/Environmental Management Systems C. Water/Wastewater
        Reuse and Recycling
     D. Management & Team Building Approaches in a Downsizing Environment
     E. Applied Research/Emerging Technologies/Monitoring/Waste
     F. Chemical/Physical/Biological Treatment of Wastes G.
        Ultrafiltration/Membrane Technologies
     H. Groundwater/Hazardous Waste/Brownfields Remediation and Containment
     I. Cross-media Issues: Air Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants
     J. Cost Issues: Success Stories and Case Studies
     K. Permitting Case Histories/Water Quality Based Permitting
     L. U.S. EPA's Clean Water Act Plans - Watershed Protection and
     M. Industrial Regulatory Issues/Environmental Measures/Performance
        Based Standards
     N. Effects of Industrial Waste on Publicly Owned Treatment Works
     O. International Issues: Environmental Standards, Treatment
        Technologies and Costs
     P. Commercial Sector Business: Pretreatment Issues (e.g., Vehicle
        Maintenance, Photo Developers)
     Q. Common Sense Initiative Industries Technical and Regulatory Issues:
        Automotive, Computers and Electronics, Iron and Steel Production,
        Metal Finishing and Plating, Petroleum Refining, and Printing
     R. Technical and Regulatory Issues: Aerospace,
        Pharmaceuticals/Petrochemical/Chemical, Food Processing, Textile,
        and Pulp and Paper Industries
     Please submit abstracts for papers on the above subjects or related
     topics. Submit one (1) copy of the information sheet (electronic copy
     from WEF website at, call
     703-684-2400, ext. 7401, or E-mail AND an
     abstract (500-600 words, two pages, single spaced) to: Technical
     Programs, Industrial Wastes '99, Water Environment Federation, 601
     Wythe Street, Alexandria, VA, USA 22314-1994. Abstracts must be
     received by November 27, 1998. Corresponding authors will be notified
     of their acceptance of papers in December 1998, and must prepare a
     manuscript by February 26, 1999, for inclusion in the conference
     proceedings that is given to participants on site. Presenters are
     expected to register for the conference; no travel or assistance funds
     are available for speakers. Registration fees will be approximately
     $450 (advance, full conference WEF member rate). Confirmation of
     receipt of abstracts may be obtained by enclosing a self-addressed
     envelope or post card.

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