ICM: 11th Int. Electronics Recycling Congress - Call for papers

The 11th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2012 will take place from January 18 - 20, 2012 in Salzburg, Austria.

Over 500 experts from industry, authorities and academia are expected to discuss and present the newest information and challenges of the WEEE recycling business.

The preliminary program includes sessions on:
Rare earth recovery
More products in more markets and shorter lifetimes
Expansion of product take back initiatives
War on raw materials
Extended producer responsibility
Best available technologies and plants for WEEE recycling
Worldwide reports of recycling business
How to stop illegal export
WEEE recast and worldwide legal developments
Global harmonization of recycling standards and laws
A large exhibition area is integrated into the conference facilities, where vendors meet their clients. Cocktail receptions and a networking dinner create an excellent atmosphere to get in touch with business partners, friends and competitors.

The congress is also offering plant tours to:
Lighting and flat screen recycling facility
Electronics recycling facility
Steel mill with plastics recovery
Scrap and waste treatment plant
Copper smelter
Plastics recycling plant
The organizers have launched a call for papers and invite interested authors to submit their proposals before July 29, 2011.

For more information, please contact:
International Congress & Marketing
Susann Schmid
Schwaderhof 7
5708 Birrwil, Switzerland
Phone ++41 62 785 10 00
Fax ++41 62 785 10 05