Event Date/Time: Apr 13, 2003 End Date/Time: Apr 16, 2003
Registration Date: Apr 16, 2003
Early Registration Date: Mar 21, 2003
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 09, 2002
Paper Submission Date: Jan 27, 2003
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Industry representatives, consultants, regulatory officials, researchers and academia will participate in this targeted conference featuring workshops, professional development courses, technical sessions, awards, and industrial facility tours.

Abstracts and attendees from petroleum refining, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, computers and electronics, iron and steel production, metal finishing and plating, printing, aerospace, pharmaceuticals, food processing, textile, pulp and paper industries, agribusiness, and other industries are targeted. Specific conference topics will include, but are not limited to, the following:

A. Multi Life Cycle Analysis, Pollution Prevention, Waste Minimization, Zero Discharge,
ISO 14000, and Environmental Management Systems and Approaches
B. Water/Wastewater Reuse and Recycling
C. Emerging Technologies, Monitoring and Measurement Innovations
D. Environmental, Security and Regulatory Challenges for the Petroleum/Petrochemical/Chemical Industries
E. Chemical and Physical Treatment of Wastes and Waste and Wastewater
F. Biological Treatment of Wastes and Wastewater
G. Groundwater and Hazardous Waste Treatment (RCRA, CERCLA, TSCA compliance)
H. Operational Challenges and Treatment Success Stories, Case Studies, and Cost Savings
I. Treatability and Research in Industrial Waste Treatment
J. Industrial Regulatory, Permitting, Legislative, and Guidance Issues: Case Histories; Water Quality Based, and Watershed Based Permitting; Storm water Permitting; U.S. EPAs Clean Water Act Plans; Environmental Measures; and Performance Based Standards
K. Pretreatment Industry and Publicly Owned Treatment Works Partnerships and Success Stories
L. Global Industrial Environmental Issues