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2nd African International Conference on Sustainable Electronic Waste Management

Welcome to the second African International Conference on Sustainable Electronic Waste Management to be held on November 23 -24, 2022.  The conference will provide a common platform for researchers, academics, policy makers and practitioners to discuss various issues related to discarded electronic equipment and the e-waste management that is needed.

Theme: Promoting positive climate change, environment & social accountability actions
  • Date: Nov 23 -24 
  • Time: 0830hrs -1630hrs EST
  • Cost: Free 

Topics

Day one: Legal, policy and regulatory framework (e waste standards & practices)
 
  • Latest insights of global e-waste statistics
  • Governmental waste management structures
  • Legislation, policies and regulations
  • Transboundary movement – challenges and opportunities
  • EPR and PRO development – Producer’s responsibility
  • Impacts of enforcement
  • Environmental and social impact of e-waste
  • Good recycling and refurbishing practices,Certifications
  • The role of the private sector in promoting positive climate, environment and social accountability.
  • Green procurement and sustainable electronics
  • Capacity building and awareness creation
 
Day two: E-waste management practices and circular economy and resources recovery
 
  • Africa’s position in urban mining of materials
  • Reuse and refurbishment of solar appliances
  • Vocational Training
  • Innovations and new/modern technologies in ewaste management
  • Emerging Problematic Fractions
  • Logistics and storage of e-waste materials
  • Investments in Circular solutions and Start-up Support
  • Circular economy and its role in promoting resource recovery
  • Sustainable production design and the role of producers
  • Traceability throughout the value chain
  • Material flow analysis of electronic wastes, Life cycle assessment

About Your Hosts

Simone
Bonnie M. Mbithi

CEO WEEE Centre

Simone
Simone Andersson

CCO WEEE Centre

Simone
Arthur Mwangi

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

WEEE Centre

ABOUT THE FIRST AFRICAN E-WASTE CONFERENCE 2021
In August 2021, we held the first African E-waste Conference which was very successful, bringing together 46 experts, and attracting over 800 registered attendees, from around the Globe.