SWANA Northern Lights Chapter hosts a conference each year to facilitate peer-to-peer networking and providing a resource for the Waste Diversion and Waste Disposal sector. Proceedings for these conferences are available here.

  1. 2021 Conference

  2. 2019 Conference

  3. 2018 Conference

  4. 2022 Conference

  5. 2017: CoCreate

  6. 2016 Conference

  7. 2015: Measuring Success

    Measuring Success will take an in-depth look at how we measure waste management and diversion. How do we measure success? Do our numbers actually have meaning? Are we really successful?
  8. 2014: Solving the Puzzle Together

    SWANA's Northern Lights Chapter and Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council hosted a joint conference May 7-9, 2014, at the newly-renovated Hilton DoubleTree in Regina, Saskatchewan.
  9. 2013: Rags to Riches

    Rags to Riches was the theme for NLC's 2013 conference.
  10. 2012: The Clean Up

    The Clean Up was the theme for the SWANA Northern Lights 2012 Annual Conference. The keynote session was called "Taking Command in a Disaster" by Todd Thalhammer.
  11. 2011: Climate for Change

    Thank you for participating in the SWANA NLC Climate for Change Conference. Climate for Change took place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
  12. 2010: 5th Canadian Symposium

    Thank you for participating in SWANA's 5th Canadian Waste Symposium. Copies of the participants list are available upon request to
  13. 2009: 4th Canadian Symposium

    4th Canadian Symposium took place in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It was co-hosted with Manitoba Public Works Association (MPWA).
  14. 2008: The 4 "R" Conference

    The 4 "R" Conference took place in Regina, Saskatchewan.
  15. 2007: SWANA NLC Conference

    SWANA NLC Conference took place in Edmonton, AB at Fantasyland Hotel in West Edmonton Mall.
  16. 2006: Learning to Build a Better Tomorrow

    Learning to Build a Better Tomorrow took place from May 15 - May 16 2006.
  17. 2005: How the Waste Was Won

    Hosted in partnership with North Central Sask. Waste Management Corporation.
  18. 2004: Wild Wild Waste

    Wild Wild Waste Conference was held in Calgary, Alberta.
  19. 2003: Solid Waste Management and Reduction Conference

    Turning Green to Gold was held in Brandon, Manitoba.
  20. 2002: First Canadian Solid Waste Symposium

    First Canadian Solid Waste Symposium was held in Edmonton, Alberta. Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Suzuki