5th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference - Feb 2019 in Cape Town - feedback and materials

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Re: FSM5 - Tweets and Updates/ Side Meetings

Dear All,

FSM5 - AfricaSan Conferences are just a few days away!

Are you attending?

We encourage all of you to tweet during the event using the #FSM5 , tag @FSM5_Capetown and follow the twitter account @FSM5_Capetown for more updates.
We would be featuring tweets on the post conference material and publications.

Also, don't forget to check the list of side events happening during the conference https://fsm5.susana.org/en/conference/side-meetings here

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Re: 5th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference / AfricaSan - feedback

I always enjoy reading other people's feedback about a conference. This blog post by Sally Cawood is well worth a read:

FSM5 and AfricaSan5 2019: Highlights and Key Takeaways
wash.leeds.ac.uk/fsm5-and-africasan5-201...s-and-key-takeaways/

I saw it via this tweet:
@SallyCawood, Research Fellow in Urban Sanitation, sums up her experiences from the @FSM5_Capetown and @africasan5 conferences.

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Re: FSM5 Conference Materials

Hi Everyone,

For those interested, you can now find the documentation for FSM5 ready to download!

The session presentations can be found here: fsm5.susana.org/en/downloads/conference-materials

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Re: FSM5 Conference Materials

Hi All,

I was wondering if the FSM5 abstracts are also published online as they have been for previous FSM conferences?

For example, FSM4: www.susana.org/en/knowledge-hub/resource...library/details/2733

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Re: FSM5 Conference Materials

Dear Lars,

I apologise for the late reply. Unfortunately I cannot tell you yet, if the abstracts will be published. But in the upcoming days 4 summary papers of FSM5 will be released (Private Sector Engagement, Sanitation Workers, Behaviour Change and Communication for FSM, Emerging Approaches in Regulation). I will post them here once they are available.

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Re: FSM5 Conference Materials

Dear Lars,

There are no conference proceedings containing all abstracts for FSM5. All abstracts are available in the fsm5-as5 webapp that was set up for the conference.
However, there are four thematic papers that would be published as an output in the next weeks (same as what Christian mentioned above).
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Re: FSM5 Conference Materials

Hi Christian
Hi Shobana

Thank you both for your responses. I am looking forward to seeing the four publications. Could you please provide a link to the fsm5-as5 webapp? Unfortunately, I cannot find it anymore.

I remember at the time of submission and during the conference there was some discussion about an opportunity to publish abstracts as part of a special issue for a journal. Has that been reconsidered?

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Re: FSM5 Conference Materials

Dear Lars,

Here's the link to the app.
as5fsm5.com/app/

Regarding the journal, yes - there are no updates yet regarding the special edition. Selected abstracts would receive notifications via email for publishing their work. Konstantina at UKZN is working on it .
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Re: FSM5 Conference Materials

Dear All,

the thematic papers from the FSM5 conference are now available in the library:

https://www.susana.org/en/knowledge-hub/resources-and-publications/library/details/3741

The thematic papers address the four following themes:
- Private Sector Engagement
- Emerging Approaches in Regulation
- Sanitation Workers
- Behaviour Change and Communication for FSM

Table of Content:
1. FSM5 Private Sector V4 - Working with the Private Sector to meet the Challenges of
non-sewered Sanitation.
2. KE Regulating FSM-Emerging approaches - Regulating FSM: Emerging approaches.
3. FSM5 Sanitation Workers V3 - Improving the conditions of sanitation workers: the
missing link in the sanitation chain.
4. FSM5 BCC for FSM V4 - Targeted messages that shift attitudes and behaviour are
essential for good FSM.

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Christian (on behalf of the secretariat)
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