Abstract modification is open until November 27, 2020 !


Oral presentation guidelines

Papers will be scheduled at 25-minute, 15-minute or 5-minute intervals for Keynote, Oral standard and Oral Flash  presentations respectively. Plan to leave 1-2 minutes for transition to the next speaker, since participants should have the possibility to go between parallel sessions.

Preparation of visuals

Each session room will be equipped with a video projector, a computer and necessary peripherals to support Powerpoint and Acrobat Reader.

Poster presentation guidelines

The poster size requested is A0 FORMAT (84 cm × 119 cm) in portrait format. The material required to display your posters (tape, pins…) will be provided onsite.

Preparation of visuals

The poster must contain the following sections:

  • Title of the contribution
  • Author list and detailed contacts, corresponding author
  • Context of the work
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results and Discussion
  • Conclusions and Perspectives
  • Selected literature references
You may use your institution template if available!


Modification of abstract(s) with ID number

Abstracts already accepted with ID number could be updated. For that purpose, please send the new WORD file(s), with the ID number of the abstract(s) by email to, before November 27, 2020.


Abstract template

The abstract (2 A4 pages) must be written in English and should provide the title of the contribution, first names and names of the co-author(s), affiliation, City and Country of the co-author(s), and the following sections:

  1. Keywords (2 to 5)
  2. Highlights (2 to 4 bullet points)
  3. Purpose
  4. Materials and methods
  5. Results and discussion
  6. Conclusions and perspectives
  7. References (please provide at least one reference)

Please submit your abstract(s) using the WasteEng template. You will be able to modify only the highlighted text.

We invite you to carefully follow the instructions provided in the template and in the guidelines. Please contact us if you have any concern or request.

Guidelines for abstract preparation

The abstract length should not exceed 2 A4 pages. 

  • Margins are 2.5cm (bottom and top), and 1.8cm (left and right).
  • Font: CALIBRI, size 14 for the Title, size 12 for all other texts except label in size 9.
  • Spacing: single line spacing along the document. For figure and table labels, add 6pt before and after the text.
  • Title and authors list should be written in Capital letters. However, use lower case letter when needed such as for “pH”, “Ca” or other words. To do this, uncheck the box “Capital letter” in Fonts format menu.

The abstract must be submitted as a PDF file, and only A4 page size is accepted. Scanned PDF files are not accepted.

The PDF file must be created using PDF distiller, all fonts must be embedded. The file must neither contain any form of security, nor bookmarks, nor links, nor multiple files in a single PDF file.

Please note that your files must not exceed 3MB.