"People you will meet"
Atilio Savino is the President of ARS Association for Solid Waste Studies, National Member of ISWA in Argentina. He is ISWA´s Ambassador in Climate Change and Senior Consultant in Solid Waste Management. Former President and Vice-President of ISWA and former Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina -National Ministry of Health and Environment of Argentina.
Luiz Moraes
Luiz Roberto Moraes holds a PhD in Environmental Health. He is Full Professor on Sanitation and is Special Participant in the Master on Environment, Water and Sanitation of the Polytechnic School and the Graduate Program in Health, Work and Environment of the Faculty of Medicine of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Brazil, where he conducts research, advises students and produces technical-scientific publications on solid waste for 30 years. He has post-doctorates in Europe and cooperates with several universities in some countries in the field of environment and sanitation.
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The Conference

Waste management is a major challenge in almost all communities, given the heterogeneity of the solid waste and it’s exponential growth. However, in developing countries the problem becomes even more acute due to cultural and economic reasons, as it is the case in most countries of Africa.

Most of the waste is deposited in the open dumps, near watercourses and in residential areas, increasing and aggravating problems of public health. Sanitation and solid waste management became a political priority for the government, not only in Angola, but in other African countries.

An international conference, like this, can show not only appropriated waste management solutions, from the simplest and robust to those that are more sophisticated, but also demonstrate the application of each solution to the correct context. In fact, an audience of experts and local politicians and authorities, who will participate actively in the conference, will promote interesting exchange of experiences and for sure a very relevant technical discussion.

Join us in this conference with the stamp of ISWA and you will certainly make important contacts with experts and decision makers from Africa and other countries. Your participation will be also valuable to help to preserve Africa environment and natural resources.

Last updated: 2013.07.15