2020 Canadian Biosolids and Residuals Conference



2020 Canadian Biosolids and Residuals Conference

Canadian Biosolids and Residuals Conference

September 20-22, 2020 at the White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa

Call for Abstracts 

At this time we are asking for abstract submissions in these suggested topic areas.

Deadline for abstract submission:  March 31, 2020
Notification of acceptance: You will hear from us on or before April 30, 2020

Students: Participation in this conference is encouraged through a reduced registration fee and competitively-awarded prizes and sponsorships for outstanding abstracts. But you must attend to win !

Abstract submission guidelines:

Abstracts must be submitted by March 31, 2020

Abstract submissions should be in the extended format consisting of a minimum of two and a maximum of four double-spaced pages Authors are encouraged to include data tables and figures to provide clarity and understanding.

Abstracts should indicate the topic area to which the presentation fits and clearly, but briefly, define the objectives of the presentation.  

Abstracts must be in PDF format.

Authors will be notified of acceptance / decline of abstracts by April 30, 2020

In submitting your abstract, please indicate if it is for an oral and/or poster presentation. 

Presentations must be in PowerPoint format.

Abstract Selection Criteria

All abstracts will be judged with the following criteria. These criteria are the minimum criteria, and all abstracts meeting these will be considered for the program. The selection process is highly competitive so please take time to ensure your submission(s) meet or exceed the following criteria.


The abstract should present ideas, concepts, or lessons learned that are transferable and usable at other facilities and situations.


The topic presented in the abstract should be mature and proven, including lessons learned. Depending on the type of abstract, this could measure the extent that plans are developed or stages/projects are completed.


The abstract should address the consequences of the issue/project presented. The consequences, both intended and unintended, could include environmental, economic, and social impacts. Both positive and negative results are encouraged.


The topic presented in the abstract should appeal to the 2020 National Biosolids Conference audience, i.e., presenting breakthrough technologies, new concepts, and novel applications of concepts, original ideas, new twists, hot topics, or application of fundamental techniques to today’s problems.


Authors should prepare clear, concise abstracts to follow the requirements. The quality and content of the abstract is considered indicative of the final paper/ poster and presentation at 2020 National Residuals and Biosolids Conference .

Acknowledgements upon acceptance:

  1. Receipt of a paper (i.e. typewritten manuscript) for the conference proceedings, by July 31, 2020
  2. Presenters must be registered as a conference delegate by July 31, 2020
  3. PowerPoint presentations must be received by September 1, 2020

Click here to submit your Abstract.

Feedback from past delegates:

“I think the sessions were diverse and overall delivered a great message.”

“I thought the topics of the conference and the speakers were excellent.”

“Thank you so much for this year's organization, it was a great event.”


Conference Chair:  

Phil Sidhwa

Email: philsidhwa@hotmail.com

647 632 3334

  • WHERE: White Oaks Conference Centre
  • WHEN: Sunday, September 20 - 06:00PM

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