Canadian SWANA Conference

April 3-5, 2024 in Niagara Falls


SWANA Ontario is excited to announce that we will be hosting the 2024 Canadian SWANA Conference,
Falling for Waste, from April 3 – 5, 2024 in Niagara Falls, Ontario at the Marriott on the Falls. 

This event presents an excellent opportunity for industry members from across Canada and the US to come together to network, share, learn, and showcase their technology, equipment, and services.

Attendees will include:

  • Small, medium, and
    large public sectors
  • Private sectors
  • Suppliers
  • Technology providers
  • Sponsors
  • Presenters
  • And more!

This cross-Canada conference will include*:

  • Two days of plenary sessions
  • Concurrent technical tracks
  • A trade show to showcase technology/equipment/services

*Additional (optional) pre-conference technical tours to local facilities engaged in waste management activities and local attractions prior to the full conference will be available.


We are excited to bring you informative sessions focused on waste reduction, reuse, recycling, processing, and disposal that are current, interesting, and applicable in the waste industry.

Possible topics for papers include:

  • Extended Producer Responsibility Transition
  • Municipal Long-Term Strategic Plan Development
  • ECCC GHG Reductions – LGCCS Impacts
  • Landfill Design & Operations (e.g. leachate biofouling, technologies)
  • Public Education & Behaviour Change
  • Organics Management (New Programs, New Facilities)
  • Health & Safety (Slow Down Move Over, Fires in MRFs, Driver Training)
  • Circular Economy
  • Climate Change Impacts (Disaster Debris Management, GHGs)

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: October 28, 2023

Click the PDF below to find out how to submit an abstract and what to include. If you have additional questions, please contact our office email:

Click Here To Learn More and Submit An Abstract.

Call for Sponsors

Make a lasting impact on your organization, company, product, or service by becoming a sponsor of the 2024 Conference: Falling for Waste!

We offer a wide range of sponsorship opportunities that will give you visibility and exposure to your peers and the solid waste industry. 

Your sponsorship allows us to provide programming, extraordinary speakers, and the opportunity to create countless networking opportunities. We offer a range of sponsorship packages and exhibit opportunities to fit any budget. 

Click the PDF below to see all of the 2024 conference sponsorship opportunities. If you have additional questions or would like to become a sponsor, please contact our office

Click here for 2024 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Trade Show Display Opportunities

Join us as an Exhibitor at our trade show and showcase your products and services to attendees from across North America! 

Display spaces are available in high traffic areas to allow for maximum exposure and space where you can enjoy the opportunity to engage in one-on-one conversations with conference delegates to learn about your company’s services. 

Build your brand awareness with a corporate Display Booth that includes: 

  • Spacing for 8 x 10 display area with skirted table. 
  • Two full conference packages, including access to all technical sessions, networking events, and meals. 
  • Exclusive profile in on-site programming, signage, and conference website pages. 
  • Corporate logos and recognition in event advertising. 

Early Bird Display Space with two conference registrations fee: $2,000

Note: Double booths are available. 

Trade Show Hours:

  • Thursday, April 4: 8:30am – 5:30pm, including post-session Trade Show Cocktail Hour 
  • Friday, April 5:  8:30am – 1:00pm 

Bonus: Join us on the evening of Wednesday, April 3rd for the Opening Networking Reception, following your booth set up.

Click Here To Download The Trade Show Registration Form.

Coming Soon!

Watch this page for more information about how to register for the SWANA Ontario 2024 Conference:
Falling For Waste!