Waste Management Innovation Conference
The Ohio State University and the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay will host the Waste Management Innovation Conference
April 17-18, 2017, in Mumbai at the Oberoi Hotel. This unique
conference, “Toward a Green and Circular Economy,” will bring together
industry experts from the United States and India, as well as government
officials and academic thought leaders, to identify innovative waste
reduction technologies and practices that will enable the Indian economy
to achieve sustainable economic growth.
Several faculty have joined to participate in the conference.
Tarunjit Butalia, research associate professor in the College of
Engineering, will chair a session and speak on advances in industrial
waste management focused on Fly ash reuse, including advances in reuse
of coal combustion residues. Rattan Lal, professor in the College of
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, will chair a session and
speak on advances in waste recovery and biomass conversion. Other Ohio State speakers will include College
of Engineering Dean David Williams, Sustainable and Resilient Economy Discovery Themes program Executive Director Joseph Fiksel, and Nicholas
Basta, professor of soil and environmental chemistry, from the School of Environment and Natural Resources.
Organizations that would like to participate in the conference, and professionals who would like to take advantage of the free registration, should visit the conference website or contact Priya Kurle or Melissa Amos.