PSHWM | CE-WM 2019
Submit an Abstract


Abstract proposals due:

September 16, 2019 (extended date)


Author notifications:

September 30, 2019


Author registration due:

October 15, 2019

Key Dates

Call for Abstracts 

The Scientific Committee welcomes your abstract submissions for Oral and E-Poster Presentations for the 4th Philippine Solid & Hazardous Waste Management Conference in conjunction with the 1st International Conference on Circular Economy-based Waste Management (PSHWM | CE-WM 2019).

By submitting an abstract you agree to the following: 
I confirm that I previewed this abstract and that all information is correct. I accept that the content of this abstract cannot be modified or corrected after final submission and I am aware that it will be made available to participants of the conference and the conference website. 
I warrant that I own the rights of all the information and content provided to PSHWM | CE-WM 2019 and its Organizers. 
I grant the Organizers to distribute or email copies of full paper/poster to all participants of the Conferences who will request for it. 


I herewith confirm that the contact details are those of the presenting author, who will be notified about the status of the abstract. The presenting author shall be responsible for informing his/her co-authors about the status of the abstract. 



1. Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Best Practices, Case Studies, Cooperation Models, and Experiences

  • From LGUs, Government Agencies, and Institutions

  • From primary sector industries: agriculture, mining, farming, fishing, forestry 

  • From secondary sector industries: manufacturing, construction, energy

  • From tertiary sector industries: tourism, real estate, banking and finance, retail, healthcare, R&D, IT

  • E-Waste management

  • Wastewater management

  • Microplastics and marine litter

  • Associated impacts upon ecosystem services, animal health, human wellbeing, etc.

  • Climate Change and Waste Management

  • Climate Change and Landfills

  • Governance & Legal Issues


2. Resource Conservation and Recycling

  • Recycling, Upcycling, and Waste Minimization

  • Energy from Waste

  • Biorefinery

  • Metal recovery

  • Materials generation/recovery from waste

  • Bioenergy and Biofuels

  • Resource recovery

  • Biowaste management


3. Circular Economy and Waste Management

  • What is Circular Economy (CE)?

  • How can we apply CE strategy to waste management?

  • Benefits and challenges of applying CE-based waste management

  • Sustainable production/consumption

  • Sustainable waste recycling

  • Business cases

  • Bio-Economy

  • Green Economy

  • Industrial symbiosis

  • Governance and Policy making


4. Technology and Other Solutions

  • Biological treatment of waste

  • Resource Recovery from Waste (RRfW) Technology

  • Management, Collection & Treatment of waste

  • Pollution control technologies

  • Technological innovations in waste management


5. Communication and Behavioral Change

  • Social media campaigns and success stories

  • Awareness raising campaigns and best practices

  • Behavioral change in the case of the young generation


6. New policies, directives, guidelines, and implementation support on solid and hazardous waste management


7. Legal and financial issues, Government Financial Institutions (GFI’s) and other sources of funds/grants





Awards, both for student and professional categories, will be given competitively based on the quality of abstract submission and presentation. These awards will include:


  • Young Investigator Awards (40 years old and younger)
  • Outstanding Oral Presentations
  • Outstanding E-Poster Presentations



Who can submit an abstract?


Anyone is eligible to submit an abstract on a related topic. We highly encourage students, both undergraduate and graduate. We encourage that you work with your faculty adviser or mentor before submitting your abstract.


There is no limit as to how many abstracts you want to submit. And, you can present both oral and e-poster presentations. However, you cannot submit the same abstract for oral presentation and e-poster.



Guidelines and Requirements


  • Presenting authors and co-authors are responsible for registration, travel, and hotel costs.

  • Only abstracts of authors who have paid their registration fees by October 31, 2019 will be scheduled for presentation.

  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.

  • Abstracts will be compiled and made available to participants.

  • Any presenter who is unable to attend should arrange for another qualified individual to present the paper/poster in question. If such a change is necessary, please notify the Secretariat.

  • Instructions for preparation of oral or E-poster presentations will be sent together with acceptance notifications.

  • The Scientific Committee will endeavor to schedule abstracts according to authors’ preferences but reserves the right to decide on the final form of presentation.

  • You will receive confirmation that your abstract has been received, indicating the abstract number which it has been assigned. Please contact the Secretariat if you have not received confirmation that the abstract has been received.



Submission Options


Oral Presentations provide authors the opportunity to present original work. Oral papers will have 25-minute time slots and will be clustered by theme. Each cluster will include three individual presentations and 15 minutes for questions from the audience.


E-Poster Presentations will be available throughout the duration of the Conference at a designated E-Posters Area.



Abstract Template Format


  • Title of Abstract

  • Presenting Author: Full name, Job title

  • If Student, indicate if Undergraduate or Graduate and course

  • Organization: Address, Email & contact number 

  • Co-Author/s, same details above

  • 300-word maximum abstract, 12-point font size


Save your abstract file as follows: Last Name_First Name. Email to or or you can submit your abstract online.

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