CRETE 2012 International Conference - Conference Venue & Call for Abstract




Dear Colleague,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the CRETE International Scientific Conferences Series on Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management, I would like to remind you that our next Conference "CRETE 2012" will be held from 12 to 14 September, 2012 at Chania (Crete) Greece.  "CRETE 2012" Conference is organized by theTechnical University of Crete (GR), the University of Padua (IT), the Nanyang Technological University (SG) and the International Waste Working Group (IWWG).

The Conference Venue is the MINOA PALACE RESORT & SPA, which is situated in the cosmopolitan area of Platanias, 12 km west of the picturesque town of Chania. This luxurious 5 star hotel offers state of the art conference facilities of more than 2000 sqm. Please visit its official website: //www.minoapalace.gr.

Authors who are interested in participating in "CRETE 2012" Conference are invited to submit an extended abstract (at least one, but no more than two full pages), accompanied by the relative Abstract form, to the Conference Organization no later than 31st January 2012.

The main topics of the "CRETE 2012" Conference will be the following:

  • Industrial and Hazardous Waste (Regulation / Legislation, Management Practices, Production, Minimization and Recycling, Treatment and Disposal)
  • Hazardous Waste Toxicology - Risk Assessment
  • Treatment of Hazardous Waste Landfill and Mine Leachates
  • Contaminant Release and Transport
  • Toxic Substances in the Food Chain
  • Management of Contaminated Sites
  • Special Topics on Environmental Management and Remediation (Sediment Sites – Characterization and Risk Assessment, Munition and Explosives Production Sites, etc.)
  • Radioactive Waste (Management, Environment, Health and Safety, Nuclear Explosions, etc.)
  • Energy from Waste (Biomass, Oil Sludge, Gasification Processes, Syngas, etc.)
  • Case Studies
  • Special Waste (Medical, WEEE, Agro-Industrial, etc.)


More information is available at our official website: hwm.conferences@enveng.tuc.gr

We will be honored to welcome you all to Chania, once again and receive your contribution for the conduction of a really interesting and successful Conference.

Best regards,
Dr. Maria Aivalioti
Scientific Secretariat

CRETE 2012 Conference Seretariat
Technical University of Crete
Dpt. of Environmental Engineering
University Campus, 73100, Chania
Tel. +30 28210 37790
Fax. + 30 28210 37850