Sustainability

LOCATION

The venue is easily accessible and is near the main central station, which is 3 Km away, and is connected to the congress site by underground metro.

VENDORS AND FOOD

We will be using local vendors and local sustainable foods for the conference. We will also make sure that our vendors use biodegradable wares with no plastic (we will ask for the possibility of paper cups)

VEGETARIAN DAY

We will dedicate a day to only eating vegetarian foods

BADGES

Our badges will be made from biodegradable eco-paper with seeds inside that can be planted after the conference. When the paper is planted the seeds grow and paper composts away

ABSTRACT BOOK AND PROGRAMME

The abstract book and programme will be available electronically to reduce paper waste from printing.

POSTERS

Participants are encouraged to print their posters on recycled material. Size 70 x 100 cm.

REDUCTION OF CARBON EMISSIONS

Participants can calculate based on the mode of transportation and km to be travelled here https://www.treedom.net/en/co2 and they can buy a tree which can reduce the CO2 here https://www.treedom.net/en/plant-a-tree?sort=PRICE_ASC . They will be planted by local farmers and will provide environmental and social benefits.