The Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University in collaboration with WTERT-Greece/SYNERGIA and AIT Athens Information Technology, are organizing an interdisciplinary event that will focus on state of the art technologies for sustainable waste management.
Columbia University Emeritus Professor Nikolaos J. Themelis, Director of the Earth Engineering Center will lead this one-week intensive course with a team of experts in the sector of waste management from prestigious institutions at both international and national level.
The 5-day workshop addresses novel practice and evaluates the environmental benefits and impacts and the economic viability of:
Recycling | Waste-to-Energy | Mechanical-Biological Treatment | Composting | Landfilling
This is a challenge for professionals in related industries, working in the environment field throughout the region, for government agencies, companies planning and executing waste projects and researchers, university students, as well as anyone wishing to take advantage of their understanding in this field.
The Global WTERT Council will announce in a 3 hour extra session its biannual conference, in Columbia University, on October 18-19th.
Registrants will receive a Certificate of completing course requirements satisfactorily by the Earth Engineering Center of Columbia University. The Center is recognized by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) for issuing Continuing Education Credits. Registrants may receive up to 24 credits, depending on their attendance and participation in this Course.
When: June 18-22, 2012
Where: AIT campus, Paeania, Athens, Greece, www.ait.gr
Credits: This is an EEC technical program, attendance is recognized by NYSED for up to 24 Continuing Education Credits
Duration: 28 Total Course hours
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