Organised by

WasteEng Conference Series

WTERT Brazil


Ecole des Mines d’Albi

Co-organised by

Earth Engineering Center (Columbia University and City College of New York)


Princeton University

Publication of selected papers in a peer reviewed journal


In collaboration with


Conference location





Windsor Barra Hotel

Avenida Lucio Costa, 2630 Barra da Tijuca


Tel.: (21) 2195.5000  Fax: (21) 2195.5050

Windsor Barra SlideShow



The Windsor Barra hotel will host the 5th edition of the WasteEng Conference Series, WasteEng2014.

The Windsor Barra hotel  is located in the southwest area of Rio,  in the region of Barra da Tijuca (which means  “Swamp Sandbank”). Barra da Tijuca  is not only characterized by large beaches, lakes and rivers but it has become one of the most important  economic, cultural and administrative centers in Brazil.

Some distances from the hotel:

  • Galeão International Airport: 35 minutes by cab without traffic – 24 km
  • Santos Dumont Domestic Airport: 37 minute by cab without traffic – 20 km
  • Corcovado’s Train Station: 26 minutes by cab or 1 hour and 50 minutes by bus
  • Sugar Loaf Cable Car: 31 minutes by cab or 1 hour and 45 minutes by bus
  • Copacabana: 36 minutes by cab – 22 km


  • Welcome Reception

The Welcome Reception will take place at the Windsor Barra Hotel on Sunday Aug. 24, 2014 at 5 pm. Before attending the Welcome Reception, please get yourself registered and receive your conference badge. The registration desk will  open at 4 pm on Sunday Aug. 24.


  • Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner will take place at the Windsor Barra Hotel on Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 at 7 pm.


 How to get from the international airport to the conference venue


By taxi:

1. Either you may buy a ticket inside the terminal for special cabs at a pre-determined price which is a little higher than the regular yellow cabs.

2. Or you can take a yellow cab in front of the terminal and pay the driver according to the meter.


By bus and taxi:

You can board the bus in front of the arrivals section on both terminals of the airport.

Rio’s Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service connects the International Airport (Tom Jobim) to Barra da Tijuca (Terminal Alvorada) – please see the orange line on the BRT map. It is an express line 24 h service. From Terminal Alvorada to the Conference hotel it takes about 10 minutes by cab (6 km) or by regular bus.


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Registration and
Full Paper opening
March 3, 2014


Important dates

Registration and
Full Paper opening
March 3, 2014

Deadline Early Bird Registration
April 15, 2014

Deadline full paper submission
June 2, 2014


Conference Secretariat

Technical programme, scientific matters:

On-line registration, submission, payment: