32nd Annual Conference
Infrastructure ExpansionCompost & Biogas Markets Food Recovery Contamination Management Behavior Change

APRIL 1, 2, 3, 4, 2019   PORTLAND, OREGON   

Call For Papers: BioCycle WEST COAST19

BioCycle WEST COAST19 Presentation Requirements For Equipment Vendors, Service Providers

Due to the volume of abstracts submitted by equipment vendors and service providers, BioCycle Conference organizers have established the following criteria:

  • Presentations must be case studies, planning process, and or third party research findings. Abstracts focused solely on vendors' equipment, systems and/or services will not be accepted.
  • Case studies should be presented from the point of view of a facility manager/operator. BioCycle prefers case studies be presented by the project or facility manager/operator.
  • Details should include why and how the project started; unique barriers encountered and or innovative solutions developed during project planning; description of operations.

Accepting abstracts now
for presentations on
April 2-3, 2019.

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BioCycle WEST COAST19 includes four tracks of sessions.

Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words.

Deadline for abstract submittal is December 10, 2018. Abstract selection will be completed by December 21, 2018; notifications will be emailed on or before that date.

Speakers will be responsible for a discounted registration fee of $375 (includes attendance of all sessions on April 2 and 3, exhibit hall, two continental breakfasts, two lunches and refreshment breaks). The one-day discounted speaker registration fee is $275.

When you submit an abstract, you'll be asked for Abstract Title, Abstract, contact information and a brief speaker biography (Education/Employment, maximum of 75 words)


Suggested Topics

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Catalyzing Organics Recycling

Organics Diversion Policies — Mandates, Bans And Incentives

Busting Silos To Advance Integrated Food-Soil-Energy-Water Solutions

Healthy Soils — Organics Recycling's Foundation

Measurement And Metrics

Pricing Compost, Market Valuation

Soil Amendment, Water-Efficient Landscape Ordinances

Infrastructure Development

Food Waste Composting

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) — Municipal, Farm, Industrial And Merchant Facilities

Facility Siting, Permitting And Financing

WRRF Codigestion: Energy Recovery And Biosolids Recycling

AD And Composting Facility Integration

Decentralized And Community Composting

Compost And Biogas Markets

Compost Utilization: Green Infrastructure, Carbon Storage, Disease Suppression

Community Gardens, Urban Farms And Compost

Grid, Pipeline Interconnections

Biogas Market Assessments — RNG, Electric Vehicles, Microgrids

Environmental Attribute Markets: Low Carbon Fuels, Cap & Trade, Carbon Pricing

Digestate Products, Nutrient Recovery

Food Recovery

Wasted Food Prevention And Recovery

Edible Food Measurement

Gleaning And Value-Added Processing

Enterprises, Innovation, Collaborations

K-12 Food Recovery

Food Recovery, Food Insecurity Intersections

Contamination Management

Generator Training, Hauler And Processor Enforcement

Depackaging AD, Composting Feedstocks

Sorting Strategies

Preprocessing At Transfer Stations

Technology Combinations To Maximize Removal

Contaminant Limit Compliance

Behavior Change

Principles And Practices

Residential, Commercial Food Waste Diversion — The Human Factor

Boosting Program Participation For Curbside, Drop-Off

Influencing Consumer Behavior

Public Relationships, Public Engagement

Outreach And Messaging Tools

Composting Science

Fundamentals Of Composting Science

Best Practices For Industrial Composting Of Source Separated Organics

Odor And Air Emissions, Storm Water Management

Compost Biology

Composting Compostable Products And Packaging

Compost Science And Manufacturers' Realities