- WasteSafe 2011 International Conference on SWM was held in KUET
February 11, 2011
The 2nd International Conference on Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries – WasteSafe 2011 was held at the Department of Civil Engineering, KUET, from 13 to 15 February 2011. The conference was jointly organized by the International Waste Working Group (IWWG), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (Bangladesh),Bauhaus University of Weimar (Germany), University of Padova (Italy), and the ORBIT Association. The Conference was held in the halls of the Civil Engineering Building of KUET at Khulna, Bangladesh. More than 170 academicians, researchers, professionals, students and other interested persons from 16 different countries submitted their scientific contributions and registered to attend in the conference. The Inaugural Ceremony was presided over by the Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Prof. Muhammed Alamgir and addressed by the IWWG Managing Board member Prof. Raffaello Cossu from the University of Padova, Italy and Prof. Echard Kraft, from the Bauhaus University of Weimar, Germany. The Mayor of the Khulna City Corporation, Mr. Talukder Abdul Khaleque delivered his speech as the Chief Guest. The 3days event was completed successfully under the Chairmanship of Prof. Alamgir and finally,it was decided that the next WasteSafe 2013 - 3rd International Conference will take place in Khulna, Bangladesh on 10-12 February 2013 at the same venue.