Call for Papers

WasteExpo is now accepting speaker submissions for 2019.


In 2018 we celebrated WasteExpo's 50th anniversary and how far the industry has come. Now we want to see where the industry is going and that's where you come in!

With 600+ exhibitors and more than 14,000 participants, WasteExpo is the best forum to share your knowledge and make an impact on the industry. 

What We're Looking For

Are you a subject matter expert in your field? Do you have proven best practices that could help others succeed? We are looking for new, innovative perspectives and solutions that reflect the evolving nature of the industry.

What We Want

  • Technology users with innovative case studies
  • Data collection and real-life application Unique challenges and their resulting solutions
  • Future-looking technologies, trends and industry advancements
  • Best practices in safety, operations, business management, consumer education and more

Submission Guidelines:

Submissions will be evaluated on quality and appropriateness of subject matter and should include the key points of "what attendees will learn”. All proposals and abstracts must be submitted online for consideration. The deadline for submissions is August 17, 2018.

*Please note – sessions are meant to be purely educational, and though they may include case studies and real-life examples using specific tools or products, it should not be a marketing tool to promote one product over another.

For questions about composting, organics recycling or food recovery, contact:

Dr. Stuart Buckner
Conference Program Chair: Composting/Organics Recycling and Food Recovery Forum
Office: (631) 834-1400

For all other questions, contact:

Sarah Winner
Waste360 Conference and Program Manager
Call:(248) 535-5208

Megan Passinger
NWRA Director of Education
Call: (202) 364-3702

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Exhibit Hall Hours

May 7 & 8: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 9: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
(2nd level opens at 9:30am)

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