Hybrid: 9th IWA Odour and VOC/Air Emissions Conference

Community Organizer:
  • Odours
  • Odour pollution
  • Odour Conferences
  • Olfactometry

Hosted by International Water Association and organized by the website Olores.org, the 9th IWA Odour and VOC/Air Emissions Conference will be held in Euskalduna Conference Centre from October 26 th to 27 th,2021.
This will be the first IWA Odour Conference to be held in Bilbao in this series, but the second one in Spain after Barcelona in 2008. After the success of previous events in Australia, Singapore, Spain, Brazil, USA, France (cancelled due to Terrorist attack), Poland and China, the organization committee is glad to hold the 9th IWA conference on odours and is willing to welcome you in Bilbao.


  • Policy and associated regulations for odour and air quality
  • Odour/VOC measurement, monitoring&sensor technologies
  • Odour/VOC perception, impact, formation and dispersion
  • GHG emissions particulate matter and industrial emissions
  • Source characterisation and odour/VOC mapping
  • Odour/VOC abatement, mitigation and neutralisation
  • Odour/VOC from waste water, sewer systems and livestock
  • Air emissions and sustainable solutions for waste handling
  • Community engagement, social media and citizen action
  • Big data/data analytics

Programme Committee

Name Affiliation Country
Carlos Nietzsche Diaz Jimenez
Olores.org Spain
German Aroca
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso Chile
Michael Assal
The Odour Unit Pty Ltd Australia
Jennifer Barclay
Atmospheric Science Global Ltd New Zealand
Radoslaw Barczak
Warsaw University of Technology Poland
Ilse Bilsen
VITO, Flemish Institute for Technological Research Belgium
Anna Bokowa
Environmental Odour Consulting Corporation Canada
Laura Capelli
Politecnico di Milano Italy
Ian Cranshaw
Stantec United Kingdom
Christelle Escoffier
Wood Group United Kingdom
Anders Feilberg
Aarhus University Denmark
Franz-Bernd Frechen
University of Kassel Germany
Eva Gallego
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya Spain
Jean-Michel Guillot
IMT Mines Ales France
Takaya Higuchi
Yamaguchi University Japan
Bart Kraakman
Jacobs United Kingdom
Jacek Koziel
Iowa State University United States Of America
Raquel Lebrero
University of Valladolid Spain
Weifang Li
National Key Laboratory on Environment and Odour Pollution Control of China, Tianjin China
Dezhao Liu
Zhejiang University China
Asier López Etxebarria
Consorcio de Aguas Bilbao Bizkaia Spain
Bettina Mannebeck
Olfasense GmbH Germany
María Martín
Laboratori d’Enginyeria Química i Ambiental (LEQUIA) Spain
Michael McGinley
St.Croix Sensory United States Of America
Raul Muñoz
University of Valladolid Spain
Robin Ormerod
Envirosuite Australia
Vincenzo Naddeo
University of Salerno Italy
Philippe Najean
OPAM Consulting Australia
Monika Paduch
Association of German Engineers Germany
Laura Pastor
DAM-Aguas Spain
Martin Piringer
Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics Austria
Guillermo Quijano Govantes
Instituto de Ingeniería, UNAM Mexico
Anne Claude Romain
University of Liege, Arlon Belgium
Glòria Sànchez Santos
Àrea Metropolitana Barcelona Spain
Jane Meri Santos
Department of Environmental Engineering Brazil
Lidia Sauco
DAM-Aguas Spain
Gunther Schauberger
University of Veterinary Medicine Austria
Selena Sironi
Politecnico di Milano Italy
Izabela Sówka
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology Poland
Richard Stuetz
University of New South Wales Australia Australia
Mel Suffet
University of California, Los Angeles United States Of America
Veronica Valdenebro
University of Basque Country (UPV-EHU) Spain
Magnun Maciel Vieira
University of South Santa Catarina Brazil
Ton van Harreveld
Odournet Spain
Herman Van Langenhove
Ghent Universiteit Belgium
Jes Vollertsen
Aalborg University Denmark
Jay Witherspoon
CH2M HILL United States Of America
Peter Winter
Thames Water Utilities Limited United Kingdom
Cheng Yan
China University of Geosciences China
Tiziano Zarra
University of Salerno Italy