Disruptive Technologies in Integrated Waste Management

The Disruptive Technologies in Integrated Waste Management Bite+ introduces learners to first-hand knowledge on Disruptive Technologies being applied for Pollution Management. This Bite+ aims to help innovators, pollution management and integrated waste managment practitioners to explore some of the innovative technologies that are emerging to “disrupt” the management of pollution around the wo... view more


Heedong Kwon, Deputy General Manager, SLC discusses Sudokwon Landfill Site Management and Waste-to-Energy


Erick Fernandes, Lead Agriculture Specialist, AGR GP talks about Disrupting Soils & Non-point Source Pollution


Kevin Harmon, CEO, Brisa International, discusses Integration of Novel Systems to Create Sustainability Loops

About the Presenters

Erick Fernandes

Lead Agriculture Specialist, AGR GP Erick Fernandes holds a BS in Forestry from the University of Aberdeen and a PhD in Soil Science from North Carolina State University. He was appointed as an International Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences at Cornell University (1995-2005) with research and teaching programs on tropical agroecosystems, cropping systems, and agroforestry. At Cornell, he also served on the Program Committee of Cornell’s International Institute for Food, Agriculture, and Development (CIIFAD), as the Global Coordinator of the GEF-UNDP-CGIAR program on “Alternatives to Slash and Burn Agriculture” (ASB), and as a Principle Investigator in the NASA-supported, Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere (LBA-Eco) program in the Brazilian Amazon.

Kevin Harmon

CEO Kevin Harmon brings to Brisa International over twenty-three years of international consulting and executive level management experience. Mr. Harmon has overseen the project planning of billions of dollars in solar, wind, power generation, water treatment, biofuels and other projects. Mr. Harmon founded and managed a company that is widely considered one of the top companies in the U.S. in the area of analytical chemistry quality control services.

Heedong Kwon

Deputy General Manager, SLC