Issue No 10 | Jun 2015
Athens 2015 International Mining Conference Website
Call for Abstracts
Due to a high demand, the Abstract Submission deadline has been extended.
The NEW Abstract Submission Deadline will be at Sunday 21st June 2015.
Abstract texts of a maximum 500 words will be accepted, to be presented orally. All paper abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee. The accepted abstracts will be presented in the conference website.
CLICK HERE TO SUBMITT YOUR ABSTRACT ONLINE!
Save the date: The Athens 2015 International Landfill Mining Conference is a two-day event and will be held on 24-25 of September 2015, at the Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel, in Athens, Greece.
The conference is addressed to universities, research institutes, public institutions, businesses and non-profit organizations, and the participation is free.
However, you are kindly requested to preregister in order to secure your participation in the Conference due to limited availability.
Click here for online registration!
Purpose of the Conference
The Purpose of the Athens 2015 International Landfill Mining Conference of the LIFE+ reclaim project, is to inform the Scientific Community as well as both Private and Public bodies about the alternative proposal of reclaiming useful materials, land and energy from waste disposal sites through their mining and appropriate treatment and present the state-of-the-art technologies in the field. As part of the conference, presentations by experts in the fields of mining and waste management will take place, analysing the technical and environmental aspects of the method and its applicability to the Greek and European space.
Topics of the Conference
The conference will include presentations from Greek and foreign speakers, with topics:
International Experience in Landfill Mining
Recovery of Resources from Municipal Solid Waste
New Technologies in Waste Management
Restoration of landfills and contaminated sites
Landfills and Dumpsites Closure: Monitoring and Alternative Uses
Papagrigoriou Spyridon, Civil Engineer, CEO
Katselis Ioannis, Mineral Resources Engineer
Gaitanarou Zoi, Mining and Environmental Engineer
Ersi Makrykosta, Environmental Scientist
Stasinos Sotiris, Chemical Engineer
Sofianos Spyridon, Civil Engineer, Project Engineer Landfill of Polygyros
Andrea Veronika, Forester-Environmental Scientist
School of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, NTUA:
Kaliabakos Dimitrios, Professor of Mining Engineering, Department of Mining Technology and Environmental Mining
Tsakalakis Konstantinos, Professor of Metallurgy and Materials Technology, Laboratory of Mineral Processing
Menegaki Maria, Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering
Mpenardos Andreas, Assistant Professor of Mining Engineering
Municipality of Polygyros, MoP:
Vordos Christos, Deputy Mayor of Polygyros
Diamantoulakis George, Manager of the MoP’s Recycling Programme
The official language of the Conference is English.
See more information:www.erasmus.gr/microsites/1050
The LIFE Reclaim Project at the Polygyros landfill