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Our call for speakers is now open – submit your details below if you would like to be considered

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday 26 June 2020

The Organiser of the E-Waste World Conference & Expo is inviting presenters to submit speaking proposals for the event’s second conference, to be held on 18 & 19 November 2020.

We encourage proposals from speakers with deep technical and practical expertise in all aspects of electronic waste/WEEE recycling, green and sustainable electronics materials and innovations, electronics re-use as well as within the electric vehicle battery supply chain to submit an entry.


Presentations should fit into one of the four topic streams:

  • Presentations focusing on innovations with applications in consumer and industrial electronics recycling;
  • Presentations focusing on innovations with applications in electric vehicle battery recycling, materials recovery and the supply chain;
  • Presentations focused on the development and implementation of sustainable, environmentally and safe materials in any relevant electronics application;
  • Presentations focused on innovative circular economy projects in the electronics sector;
  • Presentations focused on projects and models to enhance electronics re-use.

We are accepting any relevant proposals that may involve, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Advanced Recycling Technologies – Sorting, Screening, Shredding & Separation
  • Materials Recovery and Closed Loop Solutions
  • Extended Producer Responsibility
  • Green Electronics & Ecodesign
  • Bioplastics and Bio-Based Materials
  • Precious & Rare Earth Metal Recycling
  • Glass Recycling
  • Silicon Recycling
  • Plastic Recycling
  • Bio-Based Chemicals & Feedstocks
  • EV & Lithium-ion Battery Recycling
  • Local & International Legislation
  • Urban Mining Solutions
  • More Efficient Use of Critical Materials
  • Electronics Reuse (E-Reuse)
  • Reverse Supply Chain
  • Biodegradable Electronics and Non-Toxic Alternative Materials
  • E-Waste to Energy
  • Molecular & Organic Electronics
  • Future Component Availability
  • Raw Material (Rare Earth) Scarcity and Availability
  • Treating E-Waste as a Resource
  • The Cloud, IoT & E-Waste
  • Moving Beyond Silicon
  • Recyclable Materials
  • Extending Product Life-Spans
  • Blockchain & E-Waste
  • Designing Safer, More Durable & Recyclable Products
  • Electronics Take-Back Operations
  • Closing The Loop & The Circular Economy


Individual Presentations – 20 MINUTES

Individual talks are 20-minute presentations explaining recent innovations, research and findings. These individual talks will each be followed by a short 5-minute Q&A and will be grouped together by topic.

Panel Discussion – 30 MINUTES

Panel discussions provide an analysis of broad industry trends from a variety of angles. These discussions will begin with the moderator providing an overview of the topic, then each panellist will give a short introduction to themselves and their area of topic expertise. The moderator will then move to open discussion with prepared questions and questions from the attendees. If you propose a panel discussion, be prepared to serve as moderator and invite speakers from around the industry. A list of prospective speakers or speaker companies should be included in the proposal.


  • Talks that reveal new ways of thinking about and applying technologies to the e-waste debate
  • Talks that feature content never seen before and not available online, but has been created specifically for this event
  • Real-world examples that show a novel application of technology or illustrate a solution to a technical challenge in an end product, including a detailed discussion of the trade-offs and choices made
  • Talks that engage the audience in a highly creative or interactive way
  • Legislative talks discussing current and possible future laws governing the production and management of plastic and its alternatives

In general, we look for speakers who are willing to share their knowledge to help design and innovation continue and grow. Proposals that aim to market a specific company or product will not be considered.


Proposals must be submitted by Friday 26 June 2020 through this electronic portal or emailing Nick Bradley directly – All individuals who submit a proposal will be contacted and advised of the status of their submission by the start of July 2020. If selected to speak, all presenters will be required to submit a PowerPoint presentation in PDF form at least one month in advance of the event to ensure guidelines are met.

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If you have any questions, please contact Nick Bradley via

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