Abstract submission

ISWA2024 invites presentations on the following topics.

Critical Dates

Abstract submission opens15 February 2024
Reviewing15 February – 2 June 2024
Abstract submission closes20 May 2024
Final acceptance/rejection of abstracts3 June 2024
Provisional programme3 June 2024
Early bird registration closes30 June 2024

Abstracts will be based on:

  • Background
  • Methology
  • Value proposition
  • Challenges
  • Benefits

Attention should be given to the use of solid waste management technologies and principles.

Product abstracts, or abstracts that clearly advertise a vendor’s solution, will be rejected.

To Submit an Abstract:

  • Create account: Create a log in account by following the abstract submission link.
  • Log in: Log into the system by entering your email address and password.
  • Add abstract: Go to ‘My abstracts’ in the menu and click on the ‘Add abstract’ button
  • Submit your 300-word abstract in the block for review: Once you are satisfied with your abstract, you need to submit it to the reviewers by clicking on the ‘Submit for review’ button.

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Copyrite Policy

Kindly note to be published in the WM&R Congress Special Issue you must have submitted your abstract to the congress for review.

Resubmitting a WM&R paper irrespective of whether it was published in an ordinary or in a (congress) special issue in other journals is not permissible. Please see SAGE`s policy on that: https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/journals-permissions

There is no other restriction whatsoever for paper submission to any journal for papers that are based on abstracts that are submitted for the ISWA annual congress.