Why WASCON 2009 in Lyon
University of Lyon is the most important research and teaching centre in France in the field of Environment.
Moreover, waste recycling is the main topic of research of laboratories of this University for more than 35 years. Most of the assessment procedures in the waste management field have been developed in this University.
In the framework of EEDEMS (French research network on waste and polluted materials management) five of the main French research public bodies in this field (INSA Lyon-CSTB-ENTPE-BRGM-ENSMSE) work together in a research network and on a technological platform allowing experimentations on waste recycling in civil engineering in pilot scale scenarios in close collaboration with industry.
Lyon is also a wonderful cultural and historical place...known to be also the best gastronomic destinations in the world !