ICM: 12th Int. Electronics Recycling Congress 2013

The 12th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2013 will take place from January 16 - 18, 2013 in Salzburg, Austria.

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

The preliminary program includes sessions on:
Round table discussion with industry leaders: "free trade vs. fair trade”
How do electronics manufacturing companies close the recycling loop?
Worldwide take back schemes and challenges of OEMs
Size matters - Economy of scale of WEEE recycling and future challenges
WEEE recast, E-scrap recycling standards, compliance and controls
Reports about strategic metals recycling (PGM, rare earth elements)
How to recycle E-waste containing hazardous elements
Robbery of materials and illegal exports
Challenges of collection and logistics
Best available recycling technologies

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
Copper smelter
Electronics recycling plant
Lighting and flat screen recycling plant
Metal scrap and sorting yard
Plastics recycling plant

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