WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Classes show key buyer side stakeholders how deploying the latest digital technology-enabled solutions, data-driven strategies and best practices can help increase the efficiency of waste collection, separation and disposal, and facilitate the transition of the UK waste market to a circular economy. Delegates include commissioning, procurement, trialling and partnering leads, senior influencers and strategic decision makers from UK waste collection authorities (WCAs), waste disposal authorities (WDAs), private waste contractors, local authorities (city, borough, metropolitan, district and county councils)/combined authorities and their waste management & recycling partners, retailers, health services, building and estate services, transport operations (and other major industry generators of waste), utilities and renewable energy providers, reuse and waste prevention organisations, central government departments and environmental agencies. Core themes range from collection vehicles logistics optimization, automated waste collection systems, smart bins, analysing waste-related databases and new ways of aggregating, cleaning, visualising and sharing waste data, to connected asset management/using IoT to maintain assets before they breakdown, reuse and redistribution applications, innovative approaches to waste crime, waste tracking, smart waste compliance, ‘designing out waste’ in construction, and new business models (e.g. digital sharing platforms, product as a service, sustainability as a service).

Following a highly acclaimed 2018 edition in Leeds, WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2019 will be hosted in London on July 10th. Delegates will hear from industry movers, shapers and disruptors during initial rapid-fire thought leadership presentations, before moving on to in-depth consultations with experts and peers during the roundtable discussions. Once again, this Smart Class will also feature up to 3 keynote presentations giving real world insight into collaborative initiatives, digital journeys and adoptions of emerging, transformative technologies in managing waste. This half day interactive event is free to attend for bona fide delegates satisfying our registration criteria.

Testimonials and feedback from WASTE MANAGEMENT Smart Class 2018:

“This was my first Smart Class event and I was very impressed by both the organisation and the content of the presentations” – Technical Team Unit Manager, Life Smart Waste Project, Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) • “Well done on a super job and a refreshing format for the event. It was a pleasure to be involved, hear and discuss some great presentations” – Software Business Development Manager, Yotta • “Thanks for organising. It was a really interesting morning” – Head of Digital, SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK • “Excellent session – Thank you!” – Waste Business Officer – Leeds City Council • “Thankyou for a very interesting session yesterday” – Technology and Change Business Partner, Yorkshire County Council • “This was a great event!” – Waste Service Operations Manager, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council • “Very interesting topic discussions” – Waste Strategy Support Officer, West Lothian Council • “Wednesday was fantastic, we had a great time and met some great people!” – Founder & CEO, Dsposal • “It has been a pleasure participating in the Waste Management Smart Class, and I would like to thank you for the efforts you put into the event, which was very interesting and insightful” – OpenDataSoft • “Great event last week. Thankyou for organising and sharing the presentations” – Business Consultant, What a Load of Rubbish • “Great concept, will definitely be looking at future events and suggesting to colleagues” – Environmental Analyst, Cummins


  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration, Networking and Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 am - 9:20 am Introduction and Opening Keynote
  • 9:20 am - 10:20 am Expert Presentations
  • 10:20 am - 10:35 am Keynote Speaker 2
  • 10:35 am - 12:15 pm Roundtable Discussions and Consultations
  • 12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Keynote Speaker 3
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Close, Networking and Buffet Lunch

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