International Scientific Conference
Efficient waste treatment - 2018
13 December, 2018

Congress center of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
29 AF Polytechnicheskaya str., 195251, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Dear Participant

Welcome to the official page International Scientific Conference "Efficient waste treatment — 2018" (EWT-2018). You can find all the necessary information about the forthcoming conference. If this is your first time on this website, we recommend that you go to the home page and read the organizational advice that will help you in preparing for the conference.
The issue of waste management is one of the main challenges for all mankind in the 21st century.

Today, this problem has already gone beyond the competence of environmental specialists and requires the cooperation of professionals from different fields: Energy, Industry, Medicine, Agriculture, etc.

Currently, Russia is going through another stage of reforming the sphere of waste management.

Therefore, our task is to discuss and find the best modern solutions for waste management in terms of energy, environmental and economic factors.

Sergeev Vitaly
Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Vice-rector for scientific work of SPbPU
All papers prepared in accordance with the conference requirements and successfully reviewed will be published in a special issue with scientific citation indexing in Scopus and Web Of Science databases.

Moreover, the best articles will be recommended for publication in 2-3 quartile journals indexed in Scopus (details will be additionally provided to the authors of superior papers).
Conference topics
Municipal soild wastes
Agriculture & farming
Water treatment and sewage sludge utilization
Industrial and medical wastes
Important dates
30 June, 2018
First Announcement of Call for Papers
30 October, 2018
Deadline for abstracts
15 November, 2018
Registration and initial full paper submission
01 December, 2018
Notification of admission to the review process
05 December, 2018
Results of the review process
10 December, 2018
Final full paper submission. Registration for other participants and Fee payment
Registration Fees
Conference fee for participation covers (for one person): a conference bag with related documents (program and CD, badge, certificates etc.), participation in all sessions and conference events (lunches, coffee breaks).

Conference fee for accompanying person covers: lunches, coffee breaks.

Conference fee does not include accommodation payment. The costs of travel and accommodation paper presenters cover themselves. All payments from the Russian citizens and organizations are made in rubles.
Full payment
Reduced fee payment for students

Additional paper
The authors are asked to submit their papers using EasyChair submission system:

Guide for authors (download)

Origin, Motivation and Contribution

Please note that papers must be original research manuscripts, never published before, and not under consideration for publication in any other conference proceeding (journal etc.). All papers are supposed to present novel research results of international interest. All papers should be in the range of 12 000 -14 000 characters. The references to related work must be appropriate. The list of references should include 20 sources at least minimum. Papers need to be related to the main topic of the conference and conference's topic fields. We publish papers written in good English only.


Please read the detailed Elsevier Publication Ethics (based on Elsevier recommendations and COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors). If a paper contains figures or tables taken from other sources, the author must get the respective permission for reproduction them from the corresponding publishers.


Number of authors in a single paper is 4 persons maximum. One person can be the author of not more than 2 articles. The corresponding author is the person chosen within the group to be responsible for all contact and correspondence with the periodical. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors (and no one inappropriate co-authors) are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.


For registration press the button "Registration" in the bottom of the page and enter your personal information. How to prepare DOC files for upload and upload the paper The conference language and the paper language is English. Be sure that all text elements, formulas, tables, signs and inscriptions in figures are in English. The Greek alphabet is valid in formulas. Please prepare manuscript's DOC (or DOCX) file. Be sure that your paper in MS Word is in strict accordance to the guide for authors.

V. Sergeev
Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia
M. Butusov
The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
A. Fedyukhin
assistant professor
Moscow Power Engineering Institute, Moscow, Russia
C. Pfeifer
The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria
N. Politaeva
Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russia
P. Zunino
professor, director of department
University of Genoa, Italy
Kerstin Kuchta
Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Iryna Atamaniuk
Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
St.Petersburg is a wonderful city to visit. It is famous for its architecture, its unique beauty and rich culture.

The second largest city in the Russian Federation, incorporated as a federal subject of Russian Federation. St.Petersburg is often referred to as the Cultural Capital of Russia, or even Northern Venice, due to its many water- ways and bridges. In fact, 68 rivers and canals flow through the historic city centre in all directions, dissecting it into 42 islands, with 580 bridges between them. Many of these bridges are masterpieces of engineering and architecture. Among Paris, Rome and Venice, the historical city centre of St.Petersburg has been declared a World Heritage site by the UNESCO.

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, more habitually known in Russia and abroad as the St. Petersburg Polytechnic Institute, was founded in 1899 on the wave of economic and political successes of Russia. It was built as a university campus to the northwest from the then city borders. While now the university is an integral part of St. Petersburg, it still is located in the greenest district of the city with good transportation connections to the historical center of St. Petersburg and other districts of the city.

The conference will be held in the Congress center of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. The modern congress center with comfortable halls is equipped with everything necessary for conferences and other events. The center is located in the heart of the university campus on in the north of St. Petersburg in walking distance from the Metro station Polytechnicheskaya.
Conference coordinator:
Sultan Makoev

+7 (812) 904-10-54
Russia, 195251, St.Petersburg, Polytechnicheskaya, 29 10:00 - 18:00 GMT +4
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