From: "The Global Waste Management Symposium"
Date: April 18, 2008 10:12:27 AM EDT
Subject: Announcing the Keynote Presenter
Announcing the Keynote Speaker for the 2008 Global Waste Management Symposium: Dr. Michael J. Walsh, Executive Vice President, Chicago Climate Exchange
The Potential for National Carbon Emissions Trading to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Monday, September 8
Michael J. Walsh, Ph.D., is an Executive Vice President of Chicago Climate Exchange, Inc., a self-regulatory exchange that administers a voluntary, legally binding greenhouse gas reduction and trading program for North America. Dr. Walsh also serves on the Board of Directors of the Montreal Climate Exchange.
In his prior position with Environmental Financial Products (the predecessor company to CCX), Dr. Walsh arranged several international carbon credit transactions and served as liaison and lead writer for a series of technical papers on international emissions trading prepared for the Government of Canada. As a consultant to the U.S. Agency for International Development, Dr. Walsh provided instructional seminars on emissions trading for industry and government officials from several European countries. He has been a speaker at United Nations climate conferences at Geneva, Kyoto, Buenos Aires, Bonn and The Hague, and has been a keynote speaker at industry conferences and educational workshops around the world.
For more information on Michael J. Walsh, Ph.D., please click here.
The Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS) will serve as a forum for the presentation of both applied and fundamental research and case studies on waste management. The GWMS will include both oral presentations and posters as well as special events to provide opportunities to share ideas and problem solve.
For more information on the Global Waste Management Symposium or to register, visit www.wastesymposium.com. Both the pre-registration deadline and hotel reservation deadline are August 11, 2008.
To date, this year’s sponsors include:
With additional support from:
Geotech Environmental Equipment, Inc.
Shaw Environmental, Inc.
Weaver Boos Consultants, LLC
View the list of tabletop sponsors
The Global Waste Management Symposium…Promoting Technology and Scientific Innovation in the Management of Solid Waste.
GWMS 2008 Strategic Partners & Media Partners
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