|Faecal Sludge Management Conference in Durban, October 2012|
Second announcement and call for registration: The second International Faecal Sludge Management Conference will take place from the 29 to 31 October 2012, with an optional field trip on the 1 November 2012 in Durban, South Africa.
The conference is a platform to share knowledge and developments in the management and beneficiation of faecal sludge, including urine. Presenters will share their experience from countries around the world on different aspects of on-site sanitation, including socio-political, health and technological aspects, business opportunities, toilet design, pit emptying and latest developments of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Sanitation Grand Challenge Project.
Dr Doulaye Koné – Senior Programme Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr Linda Strande-Gaulke – Research Manager, EAWAG
Steve Sugden – Research Manager, Water for People and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Pam Elardo, Director of the Wastewater Treatment Division in the Department of Natural Resources and Parks, King County, Washington
Three field visits will be available on the morning of Thursday 1 November.
LaDePa (Latrine Dehydration and Pasteurisation plant) – pelletising of pit sludge
The eThekwini Pit emptying programme
Struvite generation from urine plant at the University of KwaZulu Natal
A provisonal programme and line-up of keynote speakers is available to download. Registrations can be done online at www.pid.co.za.
For more information contact the FSM2 secretariat :