Printech Archive, October, 1998: 1999 Industrial Wastes Technical Conference

1999 Industrial Wastes Technical Conference

Rob Schweinfurth (
Thu, 29 Oct 98 10:42:31 EST


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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