Monday 23 May
Session 1
Various aspects of Ecosan in El Salvador and several countries in LatinAmerica Yadira Cordero
From Lübeck to Durban – International progress on the 10 Recommendations for Actio from the 2nd international symposium for ecological sanitation Christine Werner, Patrick Bracken, Florian Klingel
Session 2  

The provision of sustainable sanitation services to peri-urban and rural communities in the eThekwini (Durban) municipality

Macleod, Neil

Ecological Sanitation in Southern Africa: Many approaches to a varied need

Peter Morgan
Session 3  

The Human Excreta Index

Mattias Ylstra

Putting Sanitation on the Sustainable Development Agenda

Arno Rosemarin

Breaking the sanitation barriers: WHO Guidelines for excreta use as a baseline for environmental health

Thor Axel Stenström
Tuesday 24 May
Evening workshop

Outline of the planned UNESCO publication “Concepts for Educating Ecological Sanitation”

Christine Werner, Arne Panesar

Parallel Session 4a

Shifting the Sanitation Paradigm

Gert de Bruijne

In search of ecosan architecture

Fabiola Garduño

Lessons from a Multi-country Review of EcoSan Experience in East and Southern Africa

Barry Jackson, Andreas Knapp

Inter-disciplinary research on Ecological sanitation in seven West African countries

Amah Klutsé, Karin Ahlgren

Implementation of ECOSAN: Challenges & Opportunities in Nepal

RR Shrestha, P Shrestha, U Paudel, P Shrestha,A Manandhar

Parallel Session 4b

Effects of hygienised human urine on the productivity of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor), in the agro-ecological conditions of the village of Sabtenga in Burkina Faso

Fatoumata Sacko Bocoum

Extending the EcoSan loop to address health concerns from wastewater irrigation in (peri)urban agriculture

B Keraita, G Danso, E Obuobie

Municipal aspects of Ecological Sanitation: Case study in Vaxholm, Sweden

Anna Richert Stintzing,
Elisabeth Kvarnström

Parallel Session 5a

Public acceptance of ecological sanitation: Experience From Botswana

Ben Bolaane

Urine Diversion in South Africa: Is this a solution?

Gertrude Matsebe,
Louiza Duncker

Sanitation for a rural school in Uganda

Elke Müllegger, Markus Lechner

How to Overcome Barriers in the Promotion of Ecosan

Simataa Nakamboa

Parallel Session 5b

Ecological Sanitation Modules for Agricultural Reuse Implemented by the Innovative Ecological Sanitation Network India (IESNI)

Martin Wafler, Christine Werner, Hinnerk Bartels, Johannes Heeb, Ulrike Mosel

The effect of using humanure and urine on maize production and water productivity

Edward Guzha

Guidelines on use of urine and faeces in crop production

Håkan Jönsson, Anna Richert Stintzing, Björn Vinnerås, Eva Salomon

Swedish Farmer’s Attitudes to Use of Digestion Residues and Source-Diverted Urine

Elisabeth Kvarnström, Anna Richert Stintzing

Parallel Session 6a

A Mathematical Analysis of the Drying Mechanisms in a Growing Heap of Faeces

Chris Brouckaert, Tamren Ridgeway, Chris Buckley

A tool for selecting sustainable sanitation arrangements

Jan-Olof Drangert

New boost for Standardisation with CE marking

Kati Hinkkanen

The Ecosan Source Book, Tool Box and Data Sheet- GTZ Information Support for Ecological Sanitation

Christine Werner, Florian Klingel, Patrick Bracken

Ten years of operational experiences with the ecosan-biogas plant at a family-owned farm and restaurant in Germany

Elisabeth v. Münch, Heinz-Peter Mang, Georg Schultes, Arne Panesar

Parallel Session 6b

Composting human waste from waterless toilets

JF Hanssen, A Paruch, P. D. Jenssen

Microbiological effects on food crops fertilized with Ecosan sludge

B Jimenez, A Austin, E Cloete, C Phasha

Guidelines for the Safe Use of Urine and Faeces in Ecological Sanitation Systems

Caroline Schönning

Fate of faecal pathogens and indicator bacteria in urea treatment

Björn Vinnerås, Håkan Jönssson

Parallel Session 7a

The Ecosan toolbook: A new tool to promote ecosan and a first hand help to users

Jenny Aragundy, Xavier Zapata

An urban ecological sanitation pilot study in humid tropical climate

PD Jenssen, L Seng, B Chong, T H Huong,
Y Fevang, I Skadberg

Enhancing reuse options in DEWATS-projects in Sichuan Province of PR China through ecological sanitation approaches

Ina Jurga, Thilo Panzerbieter, Tong Boitin, Stefan Reuter

Parallel Session 7b

Managing Greywater With Microbial Risk Assessment

Jakob Ottoson, Thor Axel Stenström

Salmonella isolated from sewage sludge traced back to human cases of salmonellosis

Leena Sahlström

Plant growth and microbiological safety of plants irrigated with greywater

Lumka Salukazana, S Jackson, N Rodda,
M Smith, T Gounden, N Macleod, C Buckley

Wednesday 25 May

Session 8a

Innovative Ecological Sanitation Network India
Johannes Heeb, Christine Werner, Hinnerk Bartels, Martin Wafler, Ken Gnanakan, Martin Mcwan

A Closed-loop option for management of human waste in Kampala, Uganda

Vincent Kiribakka

Ecological sanitation in Quara-Quara

Luis Macario-Paarss

Cultural preferences for latrines and flush toilets with wetland treatment in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan

Bahadar Nawab, Ingrid Nyborg, Kjell B Esser, Petter D Jenssen

Guidelines for legal transformation to enhance Ecosan

Luis Enrique Ramos

Session 8b

Implementation of ecosan in Havana’s urban agriculture and the potential of urine as organic fertilizer

Martina Hammer, Viviana Avendaño, Christiane Jung, Heinz-Peter Mang

Source separated wastewater: Anew resource for producing mineral fertilizer L Vråle, PD Jenssen

Session 9a

ECODESS, an integrated Ecological Sanitation
microsystem for Peru

Juan Carlos Calizaya Luna

Developing strategies for the disposal and use of greywater in the non-sewered areas of South Africa

K Carden, N Armitage, O Sichone, U Rivett, K Winter

Integrating coventional and ecological sanitation in urban sanitation for the future

JD Mamit, I Larsen, P Sawal, J Magid

Ecological sanitation meets architecture

Markus Lechner, Elke Müllegger

Session 9b

a step towards sustainable rural development in Eastern Europe

Stefan Deegener, Ralf Otterpohl, Margriet Samwel, Sascha Gabizon

Impact of buried urine diversion waste on environmental quality and plant growth

Mikey Guness, S Jackson, N Rodda, M Smith, D Trotter, N Macleod, C Buckley

Thursday 26 May

Parallel Session 10a

The ISWM approach to EcoSan: a research agenda

Stan Maessen, Jeroen IJgosse, Justine Anschütz

Genadendal UDS Case Study Wesley King, Evelyn Oppelt, Phillip Ravenscroft

Human Urine Harvesting in the Municipality of Tepoztlan, Mexico

Ron Sawyer, Francisco Arroyo, Anne Delmaire

Parallel Session 10b

Preliminary studies on the evaluation of human urine as a source of nutrients for vegetables in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

PNS Mnkeni, A Austin, FR Kutu

The Use of Effluent from an Anaerobic Baffled Reactor (ABR) for Agricultural Use in Peri-Urban Communities

Sudhir Pillay, K Foxon, N Rodda, MT Smith, C Buckley

A Life Cycle Assessment of Barley Production using Human Urine

Pernilla Tidåker,Håkan Jönsson

Parallel Session 11a

The ABR Concept: A holistic approach to managing wastewater from low-income communities and institutions

Kitty Foxon,
Chris Buckley

Biogas and ecosan Combining Chinese and German Know-How

Heinz-Peter Mang, Zhang Yuhua, Ina Jurga

On-site sanitation in Lesotho: From an eco-idea to a business opportunity Mantopi Lebofa, Christopher Kellner

Investigating the attitudes of several communities in Nakuru (Kenya) towards sanitation issues and ecosan options

Moses Ochola Otieno

Parallel Session 11b

Making Sustainable Choices – the Development and Use of Sustainability-oriented Criteria in Sanitary Decision-Making

Patrick Bracken, Elisabeth Kvarnström, Anders Finnson, Erik Kärrman, Darren Saywell, Alberto Ysunza

Recycling systems for wastewater treatment – a system evaluation

PD Jenssen, K Refsgaard, TA Stenström, PH Heyerdahl

Friday 27 May

Untitled Arroyo
Strategies to overcome cultural barriers challenging the reuse of human excreta Léocadie Bouda,
Fatoumata Sacko Bocoum, Burkina Faso
Agricultural and Horticultural Aspects of Ecological Sanitation  
Successful demonstration activities in the use of toilet compost and urine as a source of nutrients for growing crops Peter Morgan