Graham Sustainability Institute

Public Workshop Agenda for April 24, 2018

e-waste

Rackham Graduate School, Fourth Floor Amphitheater
915 E Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

8:30 – 9:30 AM
Continental breakfast provided (Assembly Hall) and posters (East Conference Room)

SESSION 1 - INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON E-WASTE RECYCLING

9:30 – 9:55 AM
A global introduction to electronic waste recycling, Dr. Rick Neitzel

9:55 – 10:00 AM
Diversity and inclusivity in research, Krystin Carlson, PhD Candidate

10:00 – 10:05 AM
Environmental justice considerations, Aubrey Langeland, MS, PhD Candidate

10:05 – 10:35 AM
Informal e-waste recycling in Chile, Dr. Pablo Ruiz-Rudolph / Daniela Pinto

10:35 – 11:05 AM
Informal e-waste recycling in Ghana: the big issues, Dr. Julius Fobil

11:05 – 11:35 AM
An inside-out perspective: a polluted environment and the
impact of internal and external perceptions on an e-waste
recycling community in Thailand, Dr. Kowit Nambunmee

11:35 – 1:00 PM
Lunch on your own, coffee (Earl Lewis Room), posters (East Conference room), audience survey

SESSION 2 - ENGINEERING, SUSTAINABILITY, AND HEALTH PANEL

1:00 – 1:15 PM
Engineering challenges and context for informal e-waste recycling, Dr.Jesse Austin-Breneman

1:15 – 1:30 PM
Sustainability and life cycle analysis in informal e-waste recycling, Dr. Olivier Jolliet

1:30 – 1:45 PM
Hazardous occupational and community exposures in informal e-waste recycling, Dr. Rick Neitzel

1:45 – 2:00 PM
Health concerns among informal e-waste recyclers, Dr. Denisse Parra Giordano, RN

2:00 – 2:30 PM
Panel Discussion, All

2:30 – 3:00 PM
Break with coffee provided (Earl Lewis room), posters (East Conference Room)

SESSION 3 - POLICY, SOCIOTECHNICAL, AND INDUSTRY ISSUES PANEL

3:00 – 3:15 PM
United Nations activities related to informal e-waste recycling, Violeta Nikolova

3:15 – 3:30 PM
The business perspective on informal e-waste recycling, Dan Reid

3:30– 3:45 PM

Sociotechnical issues in informal e-waste recycling, Dr. Shobita Parthasarathy

3:45 – 4:00 PM
Politics and policy issues in e-waste recycling in Chile, Dr. Gloria Baigorrotegui and Uca Silva

4:00– 4:15 PM
Policy issues and challenges in formalizing the e-waste recycling sector: A case of Thailand, Panate Manomaiviboo

4:15– 4:50 PM
Panel discussion

4:50 –5:00 PM
Closing, audience survey