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Congress Program IERC 2018 Announced

17th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2018 / January 17 - 19, 2018, Salzburg, Austria

(PresseBox) (Birrwil, ) IERC 2018 is the recycling industry’s most important event, bringing together over 500 international producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, standards bodies, refurbishers, NGOs, regulators and many more.

Topics
  • Challenges of the Circular Economy
  • Worldwide take-back schemes, quotas and challenges faced by OEMs
  • The role of recycling in the achievement of the sustainable development goals
  • How do countries and electronics manufacturing companies close the recycling loop?
  • Recycling of critical raw materials
  • Recycling of renewable energy equipment
  • Innovation in recycling technologies
  • Country reports
  • Supply chain transparency
  • Safety standards for transportation
  • Business opportunities and models in emerging markets
  • Reuse & refurbishment – How about data security?
  • Which standards, compliance regulations and controls support or fail the industry?
  • Recycling of hazardous components such as batteries, lamps, LCDs, mercury, etc.
The program also includes powerful speakers: David McWilliams, one of the most influential economists and Prof. Jinhui Li, the very well-known expert of Chinese Circular Economy.

A large exhibition area with over 60 booths provides the perfect opportunity to reach key industry decision makers and to find out what’s new in the global electronics recycling business. Cocktail receptions and a networking dinner create an excellent atmosphere to get in touch with business partners, friends and competitors.

Furthermore, the congress will offer interesting workshops and plant tours:

Workshops:
  • "Lithium Batteries Transport & Safety Issues"
  • “WEEE Recycling Prospects – State-of-the-Art Data on Stocks and Flows of (Waste) Electrical and Electronic Equipment, Components and Materials in the Urban Mine”
Plant tours:
  • EAR – Elektronik-Altgeräte-Recycling, Pfaffenhofen
  • Montanwerke Brixlegg AG, Brixlegg
  • Müller-Guttenbrunn, Metran and MBA Polymers Austria, Amstetten/Kematen

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