2020 Agenda

We have been watching the situation regarding the COVID -19 virus and travel concerns.

After much deliberation, we have decided that the appropriate course of action is to cancel the conference this year. While much is unknown, our opinion is that it is best not to bring together people from many different places at this time.

This was a difficult decision. It is the first time in 35 years that it has been necessary to cancel ICSW.

This is of course very disappointing. But we feel it is the correct choice under the circumstances. We are looking ahead to 2021, with the tentative dates on March 14-17.

Thank you for your understanding of the situation.


A summary of the conference is presented on this page. 

For the detailed agenda, please click here.

SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2020 

-Pre-Conference Tour of Annapolis

-Professional Education Course

-Opening Reception


MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020

 Opening Plenary

Oral Presentations

1A          Composting/Biological Treatment

1B          Environmental Impacts 1

1C          Case Studies 1


2A          Waste Generation

2B          Special Wastes

2C          Ash

2D          Chemical and Biological Treatment


3A          Energy Recovery 1

3B          Landfill 1

3C          Agricultural Wastes 1


4A          Electronic Wastes

4B          Food Wastes

4C          Use of Wastes in Construction 1

4D          Research Advances


Poster Session 1



Oral Presentations

5A          Agricultural Wastes 2

5B          Education and Policy

5C          Waste Impacts on Soils

5D          Integrated MSW Management

5E          Special Topics


6A          Use of Wastes in Construction 2

6B          Case Studies 2

6C          Energy Recovery 2

6D          Environmental Impacts 2


Poster Session 2


Oral Presentations

7A Use of Wastes in Construction 3

7B Landfill 2

Closing Reception


Technical Field Trips