Event Date/Time: Oct 27, 2003 End Date/Time: Oct 29, 2003
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RCA First Annual International Conference on Pollution Solutions Conference Objectives, Goals and Propositions


Research Consortium on Africa (RCA), organizers of the Pollution Solutions Conference, is a not-for-profit organization which brings together businesses, governments, and research organizations to work on pollution solutions and energy efficiency issues.

Conference Theme: Government responsibility, environmental and corporate sustainability.

Our Objective is to bring to Albany, New York, international government and business leaders who are committed to environmental conservation, to discuss pollution solutions for sustainable development in Africa.

Our Goals in the process are to:

Translate the ideas, and proposals at the conference, into solutions for the environmental problems in the affected regions of Africa, particularly the Niger Delta Region, and to generate business opportunities for companies, and, expand export trade for pollution prevention equipment manufacturers and service providers.
Support high quality research by leading environmental scientists that will improve the scientific basis for decision making and policy guidelines on environmental issues in Africa.
Help RCA achieve its goal of government responsibility, environmental and corporate sustainability
Expected Outcomes:

Create a Pollution Solutions Partnership between leading environmental solutions companies and organizations and the various government and non government agencies in service areas like, oil spill remediation and clean-up, water contamination, and water shortages solid and hazardous waste treatment and management, pond stream and lake pollution, biological remediation and septic and sewage treatment.
Generate business opportunities through sales and consultation services to private, public and other stakeholders who need US P2 equipment and service technology.

Researchers and Policy Makers - Key decision makers who need a forum to learn and discuss industry strategies for implementing, funding , investment and pollution prevention.

Industry Experts- with hands-on-information on techniques and models for oil, air and water pollution prevention and solution.

Logistics Professionals – Waste Management experts, procurement specialists and supply Managers who need information on pollution prevention strategies.

Environmental Program Mangers, Coordinators, and Activists who need a forum to explore new technologies, processes and approaches to pollution prevention.


500 delegates are expected from about 30 countries
3 days Session and I day on Environmental Decision Making
Lecture Sessions with Oral Presentations
Workshop Sessions with Oral Presentation on specific pollution topics or issues
Country Sessions: focus on specific country environmental problems and response strategy
Poster and Photographic Sessions
Commercial Exhibition with at about 50 Exhibitors
Case Studies
Social Events, Dinner and Special Business Partnership Programs

International publication of your accepted research work
Receive RCA Conference Compendium: valuable reference source prepared specifically for the conference
Continuing Education Credit for the Program
Meeting with Pollution Prevention experts and decision makers from around the world


Madison Avenue
New York
United States

Additional Information

Conference Registration HOW TO REGISTER Preregistering for the RCA Pollution Solutions Conference will save you time and money. To qualify for the lower rate listed below, preregister by May 2003. Please print and complete the conference registration form. REGISTRATION RATES Registration before May 2003 $750 On-site Registration $875 The conference registration fee is non-refundable and includes sessions of your choice and all conference related events. METHOD OF PAYMENT Checks or credit card payments are accepted. Please print and complete the conference registration form. If paying by check, please make check payable to RCA PSC in US dollas drawn on US banks. All payments should be mailed to: RCA Pollution Solutions Conference 2001 Central Avenue Albany, New York 12205 For further information, please contact RCA. Research Consortium on Africa, Inc. 2001 Central Avenue Albany, NY 12205 Ph: 518 221 9435 Fax: 518 869 2153 and 775 295 9461 Email: info@researchafrica.org