IFAT India 28-30 September 2016 – Mumbai




ISWA Program at IFAT India 2016




This year, for the first time, ISWA will be at IFAT India in Mumbai!

ISWA – the International Solid Waste Association – is a global, independent, worldwide association for the promotion of comprehensive and professional waste management.

If you would like to know how you or your organisation can connect to this energetic group of professionals from the scientific community, companies and public institutions, please do come and meet us at the ISWA booth C36, hall 5,  we look forward to seeing you there!

ISWA is also hosting two days of supporting events inside the IFAT hall with a strong focus on the potential and future of India in the waste management sector.

For more information on our supporting events, click the links below:

# Waste & Resource Management in India: Status, Challenges, Solutions and Road Map for the Future
29th September 2016 | 12:00 – 18:30 | Innovation Exchange Forum, Hall 5


# Careers in Waste Management & Launch of ISWA Regional Young Professionals Group in India
30 September 2016 | 10:00 – 17:00 | Dialogue Forum, Hall 5




Waste & Resource Management in India: Status, Challenges, Solutions and Road Map for the Future

SAVE THE DATE: Innovation Exchange Forum 29 September 2016

The continuing implementation of the national Clean India Mission – Swachh Bharat Abhiyan – to clean up over 4,000 cities and towns and the Ganges River, depends on the co-ordinated efforts of thousands of individuals working every day.

At the IFAT India Innovation Exchange Forum, ISWA presents you an afternoon of high level guest speakers from across the Indian waste management, who play a leading role in maintaining clean, healthy and sustainable human settlements.

The Opening High Level Session will feature keynote presentations given by Sh. Praveen Prakash from the Ministry of Urban Development (tbc) as well as Mr. Ajay Shriram, Convenor of Special Task Force on Waste Management.

They will be followed by ‘Davos-styled’  themed panels, with question and answer sessions.  At 5pm there will be an opportunity for interactive discussion, so stay until the end and have your voice heard!

Find out more here.




Careers in Waste Management & Launch of ISWA Regional Young Professionals Group in India

SAVE THE DATE: Dialogue Forum 30th September 2016  

We are excited to launch a new regional ISWA Young Professionals Group (YPG) at IFAT India!

The YPG is for young professionals and entreprenuers who are 35 and under, providing a support network and opportunities to focus on regional issues, such as awareness raising for lay audiences.

Join us in the Dialogue Forum for a full day of youth-oriented activities. 
Dr. Vivek Agrawal Chairman, Institute of Chartered Waste Managers (ISWA’s National member in India) will open the session and Gijs Langeveld Entrepreneur & Chair of ISWA’s Young Professionals Group will lead the official launch! 

There will be the opportunity to learn about the career paths of senior waste managers in India and try out the Business Matching session – chat with experts and pratctioners in person – a great career motivator! 

Find out more here 





Participation at all the ISWA activities at IFAT India are free of charge.

However, to join the launch of the Young Professionals Group in India and career motivator event, please register here  or send an email to ypg@iswa.org  to secure your place.

Find a plan of Hall 5 here.













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