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Technical Program

The Live Program will take place from Dec. 16-18, 9AM-12PM Seoul Local Time (GMT+9) or Dec. 15-17 in other time zones. ...

The Live Program will take place from Dec. 16-18, 9AM-12PM Seoul Local Time (GMT+9) or Dec. 15-17 in other time zones.

Please watch corresponding On-Demand Content at least 1 day before joining us for the Live Program.

9:00 AM 11:20 AM Day 1 Live Program - 9AM - 12PM Seoul Time - Dec. 16 (Dec. 15 in US)
    Day 1: Plastics and Sustainability
9:00 AM 9:15 AM Welcome Address
    Prof. Yong Sik Ok (Korea University, Korea)
    Dr. Christopher Tremewan (Secretary general of APRU)
    Prof. William Mitch (Stanford University, USA)
9:15 AM 9:20 AM Break
9:20 AM 10:10 AM Plenary Speech-Session 1 (Chair: Prof. William Mitch)

Ignasi Palou-Rivera, RAPID Manufacturing Institute: Transforming the Process Industries Through Modular Chemical Process Intensification

Michael Bank, Institute of Marine Research: The Microplastic Cycle: Implications for Environmental Health and Sustainable Development
Denise Mitrano, ETH Zurich: Small(er) Particles, Big(ger) Problems? Fate, Transport and Implications of Nano- and Microplastics in the Environment
10:10 AM 10:30 AM Networking break (Chair: Prof. Yong Sik Ok)
10:30 AM 10:35 AM Break
10:35 AM 10:55 AM Technical Session Live 1 Q & A (Chair: Prof. Dongyeop Oh and Prof. Siming You)
10:55 AM 11:00 AM Break
11:00 AM 11:20 AM Keynote 1 Live Q&A (Chair: Prof. Carol Lin)
9:00 AM 11:05 AM Day 2 Live Program - 9AM - 12PM Seoul Time - Dec. 17 (Dec. 16 in US)
    Day 2: Wastewater Treatment and Recycling
9:00 AM 10:15 AM Plenary Speech-Session 2 (Chair: Prof. Yong Sik Ok and Prof. William Mitch)
    William Mitch: Emerging Challenges for the Potable Reuse of Municipal Wastewater
Daniel CW Tsang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Wood Waste Biochar for Sustainable Industrial Wastewater Treatment
    Christian Sonne, Aarhus University: The Arctic Environment and the UN Sdgs
10:15 AM 10:20 AM Break
10:20 AM 10:40 AM Technical Session Live 2 Q & A (Chair: Prof. William Mitch and Prof. Denise Mitrano)
10:40 AM 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM 11:05 AM Keynote 2 Live Q&A (Chair: Prof. Jingyun Fang and Prof. Daniel C.W. Tsang)
9:00 AM 11:45 AM Day 3 Live Program - 9AM - 12PM Seoul Time - Dec. 18 (Dec. 17 in US)
    Day 3: Waste Valorization for a Sustainable Future
9:00 AM 9:50 AM Plenary Speech-Session 3 (Chair: Prof. Yong Sik Ok)
Xiaonan Wang, National University of Singapore: AI and Machine Learning through Life Cycle of Environmental Systems
Longbin Huang, The University of Queensland: Strategies for Managing Metal(loid) Pollution from Mine Wastes in the Environment
9:50 AM 9:55 AM Break
9:55 AM 10:15 AM Technical Session Live 3 Q & A (Chair: Prof. Dan Alessi and Prof. Longbin Huang)
10:15 AM 10:20 AM Break
10:20 AM 10:40 AM Technical Session Live 4 Q & A (Chair: Prof. Binoy Sarkar and Prof. Ondřej Mašek)
10:40 AM 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM 11:05 AM Keynote 3 Live Q&A (Chair: Prof. Ondřej Mašek and Prof. Binoy Sarkar)
11:05 AM 11:10 AM Break
11:10 AM 11:30 AM Keynote 4 Live Q&A (Chair: Prof. Xiaonan Wang)
11:30 AM 11:45 AM Closing Remarks: Conference Chairs
    Prof. Yong Sik Ok

Day 1 - On-demand sessions - available ahead of live sessions

Keynote Speech-Session 1 Pre-Recorded Content On Demand
Jooyoung Park, Korea University: Developing a National Plastics Account of South Korea
Cheng Gu, Nanjing University: Photo-Aging of Microplastics and the Effects on the Environmental Behaviors of Organic Contaminants in Aquatic Environments
Shicheng Zhang, Fudan University: Morphological, Chemical and Physical Changes of Microplastics in Hydrothermal Pretreatment of Sewage Sludge
Dongyeop Oh, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT): Needs-Matched Developments of Sustainable Plastics and Microplastics
Ondřej Mašek: Role and fate of plastic contaminants in biochar production and applications
Scott Chang, Univ of Alberta: Coexistence of Polyethylene Microplastics and Biochar Increases Ammonium Sorption in an Aqueous Solution
Shuai Deng, Tianjin University: A Journey into the Closed Carbon Loop Based on a Life Cycle Perspective: From CO2 Adsorbent to Cycle
Technical Session 1 Pre-Recorded Content On Demand
Sammani Ramanayaka, Lancaster University, Ecosphere Resilience Research Center, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Phytoavailability and Plant Uptake of Microplastic-Bound Chromium
Meththika Vithanage, Ecosphere Resilience Research Center, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Unseen Career for the Entry of Microplastics into the Soil: Compost
Ashit Dalal, eDelta Consulting Inc: Design for Environment (DFE) - Key Foundation of Green Business Strategy
Ashit Dalal, eDelta Consulting Inc: Green It and Lowering Carbon Footprint of the Modern Data Centers
Ashit Dalal, eDelta Consulting Inc: Utility of ISO 14000 Series of Standards in Conducting Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - with Case Study and Examples
Cynthia Mason, Independent: Developing Higher Levels of Sustainability with Digitalization

Day 2 - On-demand sessions - available ahead of live sessions

Keynote Speech-Session 2 Pre-Recorded Content On Demand
Amit Bhatnagar, LUT University: Algal Biotechnology in Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery
Daniel Alessi, University of Alberta: Large-Scale Oil and Gas Wastewater Production Analysis for the Sustainable Development of Hydrocarbon Resources
Cheng Tan, University of California, Riverside: Role of Zerovalent Chromium from Iron Corrosion Scales in Hexavalent Chromium Release in Drinking Water Distribution Systems
Taku Fujiwara, Kochi University: Technical Challenge to Manage Antibiotics in Wastewaters Considering Interlinkages Among Sustainable Development Goals: Development of a Rotating Advanced Oxidation Contactor Equipped with Zeolite/TiO2 Composite Sheets
Nabeel Niazi: Wastewater treatment and reuse: Unfolding facts and discoveries
Jingyun Fang, Sun Yat-Sen University: Abatement of Micropollutants By the UV/Chlorine Processes in Water and Wastewater Treatment
Yi-Hsueh Chuang, National Chiao Tung University, Institute of Environmental Engineering: Feasibility Study on Ultraviolet/Chlorinated Cyanurates Advanced Oxidation Process Treating Drinking Water or Potable Reuse Water
Jose Porro, Cobalt Water Global, Inc.: Decarbonizing Wastewater Treatment Plants with AI and Machine Learning
Chia-Hung Hou, National Taiwan University: Hierarchical Porous Carbon Derived Engineered Biochar As a High-Performance Electrode for Capacitive Deionization
Liu Ye, The University of Queensland: Towards Carbon Neutrality in Urban Wastewater Treatment
Short Talk and Poster Sessions Pre-Recorded Content On Demand (Chair: Prof. Janice Kenney and Prof. Binoy Sarkar)
Yoora Cho, Korea University: Immobilization of Pb in Contaminated Soil with Standard Biochars
Hanseong Shin, Korea University: Designing a Novel Electrode for Alkaline Water Electrolysis Using Biomass-Derived Material
Shreyansi Gupta, AIChE MIT WPU: Paper Making Potential of Corn Husk
Tarun Pratap Singh, R.B.S Engineering Technical Campus Agra: Uses of Paddy Husk and Straw in Different Domains
Simão P. Cardoso, University of Aveiro: Characterization of a New Activated Carbon Along Loading-Regeneration Cycles for Indoor Air Treatment
David Benjamin, Aqua Naturae: Review and Prospects for the Future of Sustainable Water Flows in Circular Economy Design and Industrial Ecologies: Case Studies of Projects and What Can be Learned for the Future of Nature Based Solutions Policy and Implementation
Tsz Yan Yu, The University of Queensland: Circular Economy Regulations on Waste Management and the Implementation in Australian Cities
Junyoung Park, Seoul National University: Development of Aptamer That Recognize PFOA and Its Application for Detecting Levels in Water
Jaehyeong Park, Seoul National Univ.: Catalytic Redox Treatment of Fluconazole Using Pd-Rh Bimetallic Catalysts
Shumaila Hisam, International Islamic University: Microplastic Pollution: An Evaluation of Personal Care Products Sold in Pakistan
Paola Melo Agustín, Instituto Politécnico Nacional: Identification of Microplastic Polymers and Adhered Contaminants Using Ultra High Resolution Microscopic and Spectroscopic Techniques
Misbah Younis, Fatima Jinnah Women University,the mall Rawalpindi Pakistan: First Evidence of Microplastic Pollution in the First Marine Protected Area of Pakistan (Astola Island)
Juwita ., Gadjah Mada University: Design Review of Slope Reinforcement Using Geoframe with Ggu-Stability Software Case Study: Lido Lakes Hotel Sukabumi West Java Indonesia
Yashaswini B M, RVCE: Design of Micro-Cantilever Biosensors for Detection of Latent Tuberculosis
Subharshi Roy, Guru Nanak Institute of Technology: Inspection of Overhead Power Line Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Technical Session 2 Pre-Recorded Content On Demand
Jacob King, Stanford University: GAC-Based Cathodes for Capture and Electrochemical Reduction of Halogenated Contaminants in Water
Cindy Weng, Stanford University: Reductive Electrochemical Activation of Hydrogen Peroxide As an Advanced Oxidation Process to Treat Reverse Osmosis Permeate during Potable Reuse
Sandun Sandanayake, Ecosphere Resilience Research Center, Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Geogenic Contaminants in Shallow Groundwater in the Areas of Endemic Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology, Sri Lanka
Muhammad T. Shehzad, University of Agriculture Faisalabad: Water Regimes and Bioaccumulation of Arsenic in RICE
Rehana ., International Islamic University: Microplastics and Water Quality of a Glacial Lake: An Evaluation for Impact Assessment
Jessica MacDonald, Stanford University: Linking Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment to Non-Potable and Potable Wastewater Reuse
Qudus Rafiu, Raw material research and development council., Feddogroup: Optimization of Activated Carbon Production from Palm Kernel Shell for Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters
Hanoz Santoke, California State University, Bakersfield: Fate of Pharmaceutical Waste in Water Systems

Day 3 - On-demand sessions - available ahead of live sessions

Keynote Speech-Session 3 Pre-Recorded Content On Demand
Binoy Sarkar, Lancaster University: Role of Engineered Minerals in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals
Carol Sze Ki Lin, City University of Hong Kong: Sophorolipid Production from Food Waste
Huiyan Zhang, Southeast University: High Quality Biochar Preparation, Upgrading and Application
Sam Van Haute, Department of Environmental Technology, Food Technology and Molecular Biotechnology, Ghent University Global Campus, Incheon, South Korea, Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Ghent, Belgium: Measuring Circularity in Food Supply Chain Using Life Cycle Assessment; Refining Oil from Olive Kernel
Brian Kolodji, Black Swan, LLC: Eliminating Supplemental Non-Renewable Natural Gas in Biogas Fired Power Generation
Tao Zhang, China Agricultural University: Biomass Waste Valorization to Generate Modified Biochar to Recover Phosphorus from Animal Manure Wastewater
Xiaomin Dou, Beijing Forestry University: Effectively Pretreating Spiramycin from Antibiotic Production Wastewater through Hydrolyzing Its Functional Groups Using Solid Superacid TiO2/so4
Technical Session 3 Pre-Recorded Content On Demand
Nihal Gujre, IIT Guwahati: Conversion of Garden Wastes in to Biochar and Its Potential Applications in Soil Quality Management
Asfaw Gezae Daful, Higher Colleges of Technology: Valorization of Lignocellulosic Biomass Waste into Biochar
Karmen Kostanić Jurić, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Civil Engineering: Transformation of Wood Biomass Ash into Valuable By-Product in Concrete Production
Mark Thies, Clemson University: Fractionating, Purifying, and Dry-Spinning Hybrid Poplar Lignins from Hot Ethanol–Water Solutions
Abdul Wakeel, University of Agriculture Faisalabad: Use of Thermal-Power-Generation Biowaste As a Potassium Fertilizer for Crop Production
Xinni Xiong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Recycling Humins from Rice Waste Valorisation for Catalyst Synthesis in Biorefinery
Ario Fahimi, University of Brescia: Environmental Sustainability Evaluation of Technologies to Recover Phosphorous from Incinerated Waste Streams
Norman Fraley, Wake Forest University: Continuous Flow System for the Heterogeneous Catalytic Production of Advanced Biofuels
Soni Sisbudi Harsono, University of Jember: Biopellet Production from Coffee Cherry Waste and Its Application to Low Emission Stoves with Circular Economy-Based on Rotary Flow Pressure" System
Oshadi Hettithanthri, University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Enhanced Removal of Antibiotics from Biochar Colloids
Sudha Sahu, IIT Guwahati, Govt. Kamla Nehru Girls College: Characterization of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria Isolated from Municipal Solid Waste Dumping Site Soils
Wegik D. Prasetyo, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Universitas PERTAMINA: MULTI-Objective Optimization of an Integrated Superstructure of Petroleum Refinery and BIO-Refinery
Xiaomeng Hu, City University of Hong Kong: Guiding Environmental Sustainability of Emerging Waste-Derived Sophorolipid Production By Adopting a Dynamic Life Cycle Assessment (dLCA) Approach
Technical Session 4 Pre-Recorded Content On Demand
Kumuduni Niroshika Palansooriya, Korea University: Machine Learning-Based Prediction of Immobilization Efficiency of Potentially Toxic Elements in Biochar Amended Soils
Jason B. Baxter, Drexel University: Environmental LCA of Perovskite Precursors
Giuseppe Bonifazi, Sapienza - Università di Roma: A NOVEL Approach to Investigate Bromine Content in E-Waste Plastic By Short Wave Infrared Spectroscopy
Pavani Dulanja Dissanayake, Korea Biochar Research Center, APRU Sustainable Waste Management Program & Division of Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea University: Biochar Mediated Changes in Soil Contaminated with Metal Halide Perovskite Solar Cell Waste
Sherif A. Khalifa, Drexel University: Environmental Impacts of Upscaled Mixed Cation Perovskite Precursors for Emerging Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells
Patima Chaichana, Chulalongkorn University: Gap Analysis of Current Discarded Solar Photovoltaic Panels Management between Germany and Thailand
Antonella Cornelio, University of Brescia: New Porous Materials Derived from Industrial By-Products for Nanoparticles Capture
Chao-Shun Yang, National Taipei University of Technology: The Multiple Intelligence of the Intelligent Building
Chukwuebuka Azuka, University of Nigeria, Nsukka: Influence of Municipal Solid Waste on Soil Physicochemical Properties and Vertical Distribution of Heavy Metals
Pramod Kumar Sharma, BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY: Effect of Organic Amendments on Reduction and Phytoremediation of Chromium Contamination in Mustard Crop (Brassica juncea L.)
Pramod K. Sharma, BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY ,VARANASI, U P: Effect of Biochar on Growth and Yield of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in Chromium Contaminated Soil
Samina Siddiqui, university of Peshawar: Bioremediation of Oily Sludge Contaminated Soils
Mary Idowu, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife: Sawdust and Poultry Manure Compost Quality and Its Interaction with NPK 15-15-15 on Soil Fertility and Growth of Three Varieties of Sugarcane in Ultisol
Vyacheslav Anisimov, RIRAE: Assessment of Zn-65 Mobility and Bioavailability in the Soil – Soil Solution – Barley System Under Continuous Lysimetric Experiment
Ayodeji Faro, Feddogroup: Flow Induced Corrosion Analysis: A Case Study on Pipeline Failure and Its Effect on Soil and Agriculture
Keynote Speech-Session 4 Pre-Recorded Content On Demand
Youn-Sang Bae, Yonsei University: Metal-Organic Framework Adsorbents for Industrially Important and Challenging Separations
Jin Shang, City University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Research Institute, City University of Hong Kong: Porphyrin-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks As Low-Temperature NO2 Adsorbent
Janice Kenney, MacEwan University: Pharmaceutical Sorption to Iron Oxides
Ryo Yoshiie, Nagoya university: The Effect of Flue Gas Recirculation on Nox Emission from Char Combustion
Siming You, University of Glasgow: Techno-Economic Feasibility of Distributed Waste-to-Hydrogen Systems to Support Green Transport in Glasgow
Yeshui Zhang, University College London: Thermal Conversion of Carbonaceous Waste for Carbon Nanotube Production