1st Day of Conference

Registration & coffee
12:00-13:00 

Opening session
Circular Economy in Water Sector
13:00-14:30

Moderator: Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Introduction to waterCEmanagement project - water reuse 

Piotr Ziętara, Krakow Water, Poland 
Circular economy in Cracow Water

Roberta Maffettone, European Commission, Italy
European perspectives and law for water recovery and reuse

Jacek Mąkinia, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland 
Carbon Neutrality of Wastewater Treatment Plants 

Alfonso Mejia, Pennsylvania State University, USA 
A global circular economy perspective for water 

                              

Coffee break
14:30-15:00

Session
Water, Energy & Raw Materials in Circular Economy & Sustianability 
15:00-16:00

Moderator: Beata Sztkowska, Aquateam COWI, Norway-Poland

Ludwig Hermann, European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP), Proman Management GmbH, Austria
Resource wastewater – energy and nutrient recovery success stories

Idiano D'Adamo, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
Green hydrogen toward sustainability

Massimo Gastaldi, University of L'Aquila, Italy 
Is the Italian water sector sustainable? An empirical analysis by DEA

Jolita Kruopienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania 
Monitoring of the circular economy implementation in Lithuanian water and sewage sector


Coffee break
16:00-16:15

Session
Session of projects supporting CE in the water and sewage sector 
16:15-17:30

Moderator: Renata Tomczak-Wandzel, Aquateam COWI, Norway-Poland

Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Circular economy in water sector - waterCEmanagement project 

Dariusz Włóka, GreenBack Ltd., Poland
New Solution for Phosphorus Recovery in Circular Water Filtration Systems - waterCEmanagement project  

Klara Ramm, Warsaw University of Technology & Chamber of Economy "Polish Waterworks", Poland
Water reuse in The Baltic Sea Region – Opportunities and Risks

Bartosz Łuszczek, Krakow Water, Poland
Water recovery and reuse in Cracow Water

Mehrdad Arshadi, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
CEforestry - Innovation in forestry biomass residue processing: towards circular forestry with added value products

Magdalena Gajewska, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Issues of rainwater and swimming pool water reuse, case study  


Dinner in the city center
20:00 


2nd Day of Conference

Morning coffee
9:00-9:30

Panel session
Challenges for science and business in the context of implementing circular economy in wastewater treatment plants [in Polish]
Wyzwania dla nauki i biznesu w kontekście wdrażania GOZ w oczyszczalniach ścieków
9:30-11:00

Moderator: Maria Włodarczyk-Makuła, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland

Klara Ramm, Warsaw University of Technology & Chamber of Economy "Polish Waterworks", Poland

Magdalena Gajewska, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland

Bartosz Łuszczek, Krakow Water, Poland

Krzysztof Kutek, Arcadis Ltd., Poland

Małgorzata Cimochowicz-Rybicka, Cracow University of Technology, Poland


Coffee break
11:00-11:30

Session
 Water-Sewage in Circular Economy  [in Polish]  
11:30-13:00

Moderator: Marta Gmurek, Lodz University of Technology, Poland 

Jan Kolbusz, Mikrobiotech, Poland
WWT Sludge-Derived Soil Improvers: Practical Deployment Guide

Alina Pruss, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Determining the possibility of using poor quality water from underground water intake protection well in water treatment technological processes: a pilot scale technological research

Agnieszka Szuster-Janiaczyk, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Supervision of materials come into contact with water intended for human consumption in the light of new EU legal regulations in relation to the circular economy

Izabela Konkol, Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Adapting the small-scale wastewater treatment to tourism-driven seasonality in the Baltic Sea Region – experiences from the

Izabela Kiełb-Sotkiewicz, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
The use of UVC radiation supported by biopreparations for disinfection of treated sewage

Jagoda Worek, AGH University of Krakow, Poland
Circular economy- risk of using fertilizer produced from sewage sludge

Justyna Pyssa, AGH University of Krakow, Poland
Seasonal variation of physicochemical characteristic of wastewater form the Płaszów Wastewater Treatment Plant

Klaudia Stankiewicz, University of Agriculture in Krakow, Poland
The role of retention reservoirs in the purification of contaminated river water for its safe reuse - the example of mountain areas in southern Poland 


Lunch break
13:00-14:00

Session
Sustainable management of Water and Raw Materials 
14:00-15:30

Moderator: Klara Ramm, Warsaw University of Technology & Chamber of Economy "Polish Waterworks", Poland

Marta Gmurek, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Enhancing water reuse: fusion of electroprocesses and thin-film plasma-based catalytic ozonation 

Aisha Khan Khanzada, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Exploring lactic acid and organic acid production in rice and potato fermentation: a comparative analysis with ph-dependent effects 

Jacek Kostrzewa, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Content of heavy metals in washed mineral waste from grit chambers, fly ash from a thermal treatment of municipal sewage sludge, mixtures of both types of wastes and their eluates, along with an assessment of the possibilities of using these wastes as soil backfill and road embankment materials

Małgorzata Komorowska-Kaufman, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Methane production intensification by mid-temperature alkaline pre-treatment of waste activated sludge: results of semi-continuous anaerobic digestion

Oskar Purmalis, University of Latvia, Latvia
Reclaimed water reuse for sustainable resource management and phosphorous recovery

Xianbao Xu, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Energy recovery from waste activated sludge and food waste: Focusing on valuable chiral lactic acid and medium chain fatty acids

Wojciech Witowski, Institute of Environmental Education, Poland
Wastewater management and environmental protection
 


Session
Circular economy research in the water and sewage sector
15:30-17:30

Moderator: Dariusz Włóka, GreenBack Ltd., Poland

Małgorzata Wilk, AGH Univeristy of Krakow, Poland
Biomethane potential of post-processing liquid from the hydrothermal carbonization of sewage sludge

Bellay Mouhsine, Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco
Comprehensive study on the efficient elimination of alizarin red s dye in water using an eco-friendly clay-chitosan composite: experimental and theoretical investigation

Haileyesus Girma, Ghent University, Belgium
Adaptation to water shortage and its barriers in water-scarce rural settings in eastern Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Małgorzata Kryłów, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
The human health risk of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils and urban dust from selected green areas of the city of Cracow

Ravi Shankar Yadav, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Exploring the impact of biochar utilization on bioindicators: a comprehensive analysis

Shubham Sharma, Central University of Jammu, India
River Tawi: unveiling governance gaps and paving the way for sustainable water management through proactive reforms

Jhonny Ismael Bautista Quispe, Coventry University, United Kingdom 
Optimization of biochar filter for handwashing wastewater treatment and potential treated water reuse for handwashing 


3rd Day of Conference

Morning coffee
9:00-9:30

Poster session
(sightseeing the Bielany Water Treatment Plant at the same time - 2 groups)
9:30-11:30


Irfan Ali, AGH University of Krakow, Poland
The Concept of Integrated Water Management and Protection Strategy for Dal Lake in Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory, India

Magdalena Andrunik, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Water reclamation technologies - challenges and benefits

Karan Chabhadiya, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Water recovery and reuse in India

Piotr Cichy, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
The potential of waste: assessing the impact of liquid anaerobic digestates on plant growth

Jakub Czeremuga, AGH University of Krakow, Poland
Extracellular DNA adsorption on electric arc furnace dusts 

Klaudia Czerwińska, AGH University of Krakow, Poland
Phosphorous recovery in the form of struvite from post-processing liquid from the hydrothermal carbonization of sewage sludge treated by the membrane technique 

Jadwiga Dziedzic, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Rainwater and gray water recovery systems - criteria for comparative evaluation of environmental, economic and social aspects

Karolina Dziosa, Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute for Sustainable Technologies, Poland
Biochar from algae Chlorella sp. as a plant stimulator 

Afaq Hassan, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
Enhancing ammonia oxidation (AOR) through electrochemical polarization: NiCu-S/NF electrocatalyst

Maria Hedberg, Umeå University, Sweden
Mitigation of hydrogen sulphide in municipal wastewater facilities - spruce bark extract as biocide replacement 

Joanna Jeż-Walkowiak, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Struvite recovery from sewage sludge liquid using Mg(OH)2 and MgCl2

Beata Karolinczak, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
LCA of energy production at wastewater treatment plants

Joanna Kuc, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Determination of forever chemicals (PFAS) in drinking water by HPLC ESI-MS/MS 

Monika Łożyńska, Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute for Sustainable Technologies, Poland
The effect of process conditions of thermochemical conversion of leather and textile mixtures on the composition and structure of the produced char materials 

Paulina Marcinek, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Ecological education of children for water in a circular economy (CE)

Zuzana Melichová, Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
Removal of pesticides from water by low-cost adsorbents

Justyna Michalska, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Investigation of the potential benefits of humic fractions derived from sewage sludge for improving soil and plant health

Anna Mika-Shalyha, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
The experience of implementing membrane techniques in the practice of the swimming pool branch 

Monika Ochmańska, Cracow University of Technology, Poland; Kraków Water, Poland
The synthetic PFAS and selected EDCs in water and wastewater treatment – Cracow case study

Magdalena Olak-Kucharczyk, Łukasiewicz Research Network-Łódz Institute of Technology, Poland
Membranes modified with selected oxide materials: preparation and application in tetracycline removal 

Katrīna Anna Ozoliņa, University of Latvia, Latvia
Effects of calcium/iron oxide composites used for phosphorus removal from wastewater on plant growth in hydroponic and soil-based systems

Anna Podlasek, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
Geospatial and index analysis of water quality at municipal solid waste landfill sites: case studies

Agnieszka Popenda, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland
Microplastics in sediments a vector of aquatic pollution 

Dominika Poproch, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Preliminary study on microplastics (<5mm) profile in sludge from water treatment plants 

Zuzanna Prus, AGH University of Krakow, Poland
Application of the GC-MS/MS method for the determination of hydroxyl derivatives of PAHs in sewage sludge 

Rafał Rapacewicz, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
The use of rainwater in swimming pool installations in accordance with the idea of a circular economy 

Mateusz Rożnowski, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
Review of methods for assessing water leaks in water supply network 

Katarzyna Sala, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
The importance of photopolymerisation for the synthesis of polymeric materials for regenerative medicine 

Paulina Sowik, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Photocatalytic activation of peroxymonosulfate: ciprofloxacin degradation through novel coupled system 

Matej Šuránek, Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
Remediation potential of Slovak phyllosilicates in removing potentially toxic metal elements from water 

Katarzyna Sytek-Szmeichel, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Is it possible to achieve a positive energy balance at the wastewater treatment plant ? - research project employing the disintegration method 

Dominika Szołdrowska, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Educational and information campaign as a tool to strengthen progress towards circular economy (CE) in the water and sewage sector

Ewa Wiśniowska, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland
State-of-the-art in the protection of the environment against microplastics pollution – removal technologies vs. prevention at source 

Maria Włodarczyk-Makuła, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland
Water recovery in a wastewater treatment plant and the importance of this object in the water and wastewater cycle in smart cities 

Jakub Worwa, Multibio Oczyszczalnie Ltd., Poland
Reduction of nitrogen compounds and hardly decomposable organic compounds using a deep oxidation process 

Joanna Wyczarska-Kokot, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Chemical indicators of swimming pool water ageing


Coffee break
11:30-12:00

Session
PhosV4
12:00-13:00

Moderator: Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Phosphorus Raw Materials in V4 country – PhosV4 Project

Petro Kapustenko, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Phosphorus Raw Materials in Czech Republic

(Partner), Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for Applied Research, Hungary
Phosphorus Raw Materials in Hungary

Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Phosphorus Raw Materials in Poland

Tomáš Bakalár , Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia
Phosphorus Raw Materials in Slovakia

Paulina Marcinek, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Presenting Roadmap for Sustainable and Circular Phosphorus Management in the V4 Countries with Recommendations for Future in the Area of Waste Management, Education, Sustainable Production and Consumption in V4 Countries 


Lunch break
13:00-13:45

Session
PhosV4
13:45-15:30

Moderator: Anna Podlasek, Warsaw University of Life Science, Poland

Shahnawaz Dahri, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro, Pakistan 
Determine the Concentration of Heavy Metals in Chicken Meat

Meryem Idboumlik, University Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah, Morocco
Synthesis and anticorrosive characterization of an innovative hybrid decavanadate material formulated (NH4)2(H2en)2{V10O28}*4H2O

Maciej Sabal, AGH University of Krakow, Poland
Circular Economy Model in the agricultural sector in the European Union - barriers and challenges

Mateusz Skalny, AGH University of Krakow, Poland
Phosphate bonding by caco3-iron oxide magnetic particles in wastewater matrix

Gaweł Sołowski, Bingol-University, Turkey
Biofuels from Algaes and Microrganism 


Closing session
15:30-16:15

Moderator: Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Konstantinos Tsagarakis, Technical University of Crete , Greece
The Circular Economy millstone on water recycling reclamation and reuse literature 

Kaliyan Mathiyazhagan, Thiagarajar School of Management, India
Technological synergies for sustainable water and sewage management in Circular Economy

Marzena Smol, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
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