Electronics summit coming to Boston - Electronics Recycling
The International Association of Electronics Recyclers (IAER) and the Computer Society Technical Committee on Electronics and the Environment of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.) presents the fourth Electronics Recycling Summit May 19-22, 2003, in Boston.
The event is held in coordination with 11th International Symposium on Electronics and the Environment. Both events have been designated as the "2003 Going Green International Congress and Exhibition."
The event's organizers say it will "provide an opportunity for the electronics industry and the electronics recycling industry to share technical and scientific knowledge, as well as the latest operational and management strategies, business practices and regulatory concerns." The event brings together engineers, managers, electronics recyclers, and others engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and recycling of electronic products.
The 2003 event includes updates on environmental design, manufacturing, research, marketing, recycling practice and policy broken down into 19 sessions presented over a four-day span.
Guest speakers at general sessions includes Brad Allenby, a vice president with AT&T Corp., Bedminster, N.J.; Eileen Clausen, president of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, Washington; Chris Tuppen of British Telecommunications Group, London, and chair of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative; and John Howard, the Federal Environmental Executive.
The Electronics Recycling Summit portion of the event, to be held Thursday, May 22, includes a panel of representatives addressing their roles the global electronics recycling infrastructure. They will also address the impact proposed regulatory changes may have on their businesses.
Additional conference information and a registration form can be found online at the IAER's Web site, www.IAER.org.