Conference & Special Events: April 23-26, 2018
Exhibits: April 24-26, 2018
Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Halls
Las Vegas, NV, USA


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By partnering with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Dr. Stu Buckner, WasteExpo is able to deliver a conference program that is more interactive and essential than ever beforeproviding you with everything you need to do your job smarter, safer and more efficiently!

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Monday, April 23
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

With a worker shortage facing the waste industry, it’s critical now more than ever that we not only engage, but also develop the right talent. In addition to the challenge of engaging the upcoming millennial workforce, keeping loyal, dedicated employees has a huge effect on a company’s bottom line, which...
Speakers
Charlie Kimmel

President/CEO
Kimmel & Associates
Speaker

Kevin Walbridge


GHW Waste Services
Moderator

Krista Fernando

Sales Manager
WCA
Speaker

Kristin Fitzmorris

Principal
Hidden Brook Communications
Speaker

Travis Hitchcock

Regional Vice President
Waste Industries
Speaker

Valetta Wright

Director of Organizational & Talent Development
WCA Waste Corporation
Speaker

Session details

  • Room:   N120
  • Monday, April 23, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Tracks: 
This session will give participants an understanding of how to hire and maintain their CDL Drivers in a manner compliant with the Federal DOT Regulations. • Hiring Drivers: DOT Compliant Background Checks, Pre-Employment Drug Testing and DOT Medical Exams • Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs: Random, Post-Accident and Reasonable Suspicion • DOT Medical...
Speaker
Tony Cardamone

Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Concorde, Inc.
Speaker

Session details

In the waste industry, there continues to be an ever-present risk of fire – both at the facility and in the trucks themselves. There are many necessary steps to take to mitigate the potential outbreak of a fire, including public education, proactively implementing suppression tactics, and incorporating new technologies.
Speakers
Brent Shows

Director - Recycling & Transfer Stations
Advanced Disposal
Speaker

Hilary Gans

Sr. Operations & Contracts Manager
South Bay Waste Management Authority
Speaker

Michael Timpane

Vice President of Process Optimization and Material Recovery
RRS, Inc.
Speaker

Ryan Fogelman

Vice President of Business Development
FireRover
Speaker

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Moderator: Dr. Stuart Buckner, Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC • Nationwide Public Service Awareness Campaign to Reduce Wasted Food. Darby Hoover, Senior Resource Specialist, Food & Agriculture Program, NRDC. NY; Rachelle Reeder, Director, The Ad Council. NY • Walmart’s Farm-to-Fork Food Waste Strategy. Kate Worley, Senior Manager, Solid Waste & Recycling, Wal-Mart Stores,...
Speakers
Darby Hoover

Senior Resource Specialist
Natural Resources Defense Council
Speaker

Dr. Stuart Buckner


Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC
Speaker

Katherine Worley

Senior Manager, Solid Waste & Recycling
Walmart Stores Inc
Speaker

Paul Relis

Senior VP
CR&R Inc
Speaker

Rachelle Reeder

Director
Ad Council
Speaker

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Hear perspectives from outside of the industry about waste reduction & sustainability goals - what drives them, how they’ll be achieved, and what challenges they need to overcome – and find out how the industry can help turn these goals into a reality. 
Speakers
Jasmine Crowe


Goodr
Speaker

Judy Ward

President & CEO
Advanced Enviro Systems (WaWa)
Speaker

Kristy Pickurel

Vice President, Development
Environmental Research and Education Foundation
Moderator

Rebecca Richert

Facilities, Energy and Environmental
SUPERVALU
Speaker

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Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are emerging trends that have the potential to transform the operations and profitability of the waste and recycling industries. Join experts in artificial intelligence to discover how robotics are addressing industry challenges such as the volatility of staffing sorting lines, raising revenue through higher material purities, and...
Speakers
Charles Yhap

Founder & CEO
Clean Robotics
Speaker

Matanya Horowitz

Co-Founder and CEO
Amp Robotics
Speaker

Nathanael Lortie

Co-Founder & President
Eagle Vision
Speaker

Rich Reardon

Vice President
Bulk Handling Systems; Max-Al
Speaker

Ron McCracken

Managing Principal
RJM Associates
Moderator

Session details


Monday, April 23
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room:   N120
  • Monday, April 23, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Tracks: 
Public, private, big or small, there is one goal every company in the waste industry has in common: keeping humans safe. Whether it’s keeping drivers hydrated, rested, or better equipped with technology, the waste industry is focused on keeping people healthy and unharmed. In addition, properly executing a safety strategy...
Speakers
Ben Hoffman

MD MPH
Occupational Medicine
Speaker

Bob Norton

General Manager
All Waste, Inc.
Speaker

Mark Paulsen

Founder
Working Athlete
Speaker

Tony Hargis

National Safety Director
NWRA
Moderator

Session details

Sponsored by: SC Johnson Haulers have lots of daily challenges. How to safely and efficiently collect recyclables, organics and trash – anywhere – is a big one. This session will focus on the unique challenges haulers face in urban and congested areas when making collections. Best management practices for late hour...
Speakers
John Sliwicki

Vice President of Risk Management
Lakeshore Recycling
Speaker

Julia Kite

Director of Strategic Initiatives
New York City Department of Transportation
Speaker

Liam Tanellili


Voyager Trucking Corp/Transfer Trailer Services
Speaker

Steve Changaris


NWRA
Moderator

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Big data, small data, standardized data. Everyone is talking about data, but how can it actually be applied to help make an impact on waste operations? What role does small data play in decision-making, and how is it combined to form big data? What would be the financial impact on...
Speakers
A.J. Novak

Chief Revenue Officer
OnePlus Systems
Speaker

Emily Coven

Founder
The Recyclist
Speaker

Greg Lettieri

CEO & Co-founder
Recycle Track Systems
Speaker

Jason Gates

CEO & Co-founder
Compology
Speaker

Todd Green

Vice President of Landfill Operations
American Waste Control
Moderator

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Franchising might seem like a good idea – but for whom? Government officials might view it as a way of reducing truck traffic. What about the business owners that no longer have the autonomy to select their service providers? Or the hauler that loses out because they don’t win a...
Speakers
Justin Bland

Director of Commercial Waste Zoning
New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY)
Speaker

Laura Askin Gannis

New Product Development Manager
Rehrig Pacific
Moderator

Michelle Leonard

Vice President
SCS Engineers
Speaker

Robert Pfister

Municipal Marketing Manager
Advanced Disposal
Speaker

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Hear from The Recycling Partnership on their optimization work (i.e., increase participation and/or decrease contamination) in the cities of Atlanta, Chicago and Denver. This session will address the importance of pre- and post-capture rate studies and how data generated from those studies were used to craft education/communication efforts (e.g., electronic...
Speakers
Cody Marshall

VP Technical Assistance
The Recycling Partnership
Speaker

Lisa Disbrow

Director, Government & Public Affairs
Waste Management
Moderator

McKenna Morrigan

Senior Associate – Recycling & Materials Management, Education & Behavior Change
Cascadia Consulting Group
Speaker

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Monday, April 23
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Moderator: Amy Keister, VP Consumer Engagement, Compass Group • Implementation of Oregon DEQ’s Strategy to Prevent the Wasting of Food. Ashley Zanolli, Senior Policy and Program Advisor and Elaine Blatt, Senior Program and Policy Specialist, Oregon DEQ Materials Management Program. Presentation highlights include: Motivations and opportunities to reduce wasted food, Attitudes and...
Speakers
Amy Keister

VP Consumer Engagement
Compass Group
Moderator

Ashley Zanolli


Oregon DEQ Materials Management Program
Speaker

Darby Hoover

Senior Resource Specialist
Natural Resources Defense Council
Speaker

Elaine Blatt

Senior Program and Policy Specialist
Oregon DEQ Materials Management Program
Speaker

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Moderator: Evan Edgar, Edgar and Associates • Subtitle C: Regional Mega-Facilities are the Future of Commercial Composting. Rachel Oster, Diversion Strategies. CA • Large Scale Composting - Keys to Long Term Profitability. Tim O’Neill, Engineered Compost Systems. WA • The Effect of Feedstock Sizing on Aerated Static Pile Composting. Dave Girard, Peterson Corp....
Speakers
Andy Miller

Manager
Estancia Valley Solid Waste Authority
Speaker

Dave Girard


Peterson Corp.
Speaker

Evan Edgar

President
Edgar & Associates
Moderator

Rachel Oster


Diversion Strategies
Speaker

Tim O'Neill

President and Founder
Engineered Compost Systems
Speaker

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Monday, April 23
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

When China announced the ban of certain recyclables from importation, it threw a giant curve ball at the rest of the world. Suddenly alternative options are needed – and fast. What is the fall-out from this decision? Is it short-term? Or do we need to find a permanent alternative to...
Speakers
Anne Germain

Director of Waste & Recycling Technology
National Waste & Recycling Association
Moderator

Dylan de Thomas

Vice President of Industry Collaboration
The Recycling Partnership
Speaker

Mark Reiter

Assistant Vice President and Chief Lobbyist
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries 
Speaker

Susan Robinson

Director of Public Affairs
Waste Management, Inc.
Speaker

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Presented by: the NWRA Women's Council Fires, tornadoes, hurricanes, – it seems that the number of disasters that occur each year increase. And our industry is at the ready.  What is needed in an emergency operation plan to ensure the safety and wellbeing of employees along with the ability to continue...
Speakers
Dave Haeckel

Operations Manager
Waste Connections
Speaker

Katie Raverty

Government Affairs Manager
Best Way Disposal
Moderator

Marcel Dalby

Director of Operations, Collection - Texas, Oklahoma
Waste Management
Speaker

Matt Graham

Regional Vice President
WCA Corporation
Speaker

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Monday, April 23
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Moderator: George Savage, VP, CalRecovery, CA • Revisiting Source Separate Collection – Clean Compost, Biogas, and Valuable Recyclables from MSW Using Effective Pretreatment and Anaerobic Digestion. Luc De Baere1*, N. McDonald*2, Organic Waste Systems (OWS) 1 Belgium; 2 Ohio • Anaerobic Digestion of the Organic Fraction of MSW. Thomas Gratz, Hitachi Zosen...
Speakers
George Savage

Vice President
CalRecovery, Inc
Moderator

Jeff Draper

VP
Zero Waste Energy, LLC
Speaker

Thomas Gratz


Hitachi Zosen
Speaker

Yaniv Scherson


Anaergia
Speaker

Session details

Moderator: Ashley Zanolli, Oregon DEQ Materials Management Program Food waste and how to solve it remains a hot topic in the U.S. and throughout the global supply chain. In this session, leaders in this movement will give case studies as to what their companies or organizations are doing to address food...
Speakers
Amy Keister

VP Consumer Engagement
Compass Group
Speaker

Andy Harig

Senior Director of Sustainability
Food Marketing Institute
Speaker

Ashley Zanolli


Oregon DEQ Materials Management Program
Moderator

Chris Hunt

Senior Advisor, ReFED, Food Waste Initiatives and Results
Walmart
Speaker

Katherine Worley

Senior Manager, Solid Waste & Recycling
Walmart Stores Inc
Speaker

Stephan Blaser

Executive Chef
Las Vegas Convention Center, Centerplate
Speaker

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Monday, April 23
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Over the past few years, drones have been finding their place in the waste industry. As this technology develops, so do the opportunities to utilize it. This session will take a look at the different spaces that drones are being utilized, and how they may become game-changers for some of...
Speakers
Bruce Schmucker

Vice President of Engineering & Environmental Affairs
Clark-Floyd Landfill, LLC
Moderator

Dick Zhang

President & CEO
Identified Technologies
Speaker

Richard Hardiman

Chief Executive Officer
RanMarine
Speaker

Thomas Sprehe

Sr. Vice President, Director of Innovation and Technology
KCI Technologies
Speaker

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Hear case studies on different recycling programs implemented throughout North America, to learn possible strategies to help improve the performance of your current recycling program. This session will share insights from a study conducted in Iowa meant to inventory existing recycling operations within rural Iowa, to assess the feasibility of...
Speakers
Michelle Leonard

Vice President
SCS Engineers
Speaker

Terry Guerin

President
Southside Landfill
Moderator

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There’s always something in the bin that’s a challenge – maybe because it’s a contaminant, maybe because it can be dangerous, maybe just because it’s a nuisance. Learn about some of the items that give recycling facilities headaches. What’s the cure to make managing these items a breeze?
Speakers
Bill Keegan

President
Dem-Con Companies
Speaker

Carl Smith

President & CEO
Call2Recycle
Speaker

Kim Braun

Environmental Programs & Operations Manager
Culver City - Public Works
Speaker

Peter Keller

Vice President, Recycling and Customer Solutions
Republic Services
Moderator

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When it comes to fleet maintenance, preventative care is the best way to be sure minor problems don’t become major ones. This session will review best practices in fleet maintenance to ensure you get the most out of your equipment. Learn about innovative technologies for managing diesel engine exhaust systems,...
Speakers
Jeffrey Probst

Management Consultant
PCG
Speaker

Melissa Gauger

Chief Product Specialist
Navistar
Moderator

Peter Tuckerman

Vice President
Diesel Emission Services
Speaker

Shiraz Hasan

Vice President - Internet of Things Product Management & Strategy
AT&T
Speaker

Session details


Monday, April 23
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room:   N120
  • Monday, April 23, 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
The key to success for any government relations practitioner is the development and maintenance of relationships with legislators and staff over time.  This panel of former legislators will help guide mid-level government relations practitioners in how to develop productive and long-lasting relationships with the people that they need to influence....
Speakers
Bob Peeler


86th Lt. Governor of South Carolina
Speaker

Kevin Krashaar


NWRA
Moderator

Pam Byrnes

Former Speaker Pro Tempore
Michigan House of Representatives
Speaker

Session details


Monday, April 23
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Moderator: Gary Bilbro, NewGreen Consulting • Optimal Food Waste Recycling. Marieke Krompkamp, Waste Treatment Technologies, Netherlands B.V. Anaerobic digestion and composting technologies, as well as the combination of both processes, will be presented and compared • What to do with 5.6 Million Tons of Food Waste? Jim Miller, J.R. Miller & Associates, CA Strategies...
Speakers
Diarmid Jamieson


SLR Consulting Limited. UK
Speaker

Eric Herbert

CEO
Zero Waste Energy, LLC
Speaker

Gary Bilbro


NewGreen Consulting
Moderator

James Miller


J.R. Miller & Associates
Speaker

Marieke Kromkamp


Waste Treatment Technologies
Speaker

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Moderator: Dr. Elise Golan, Director for Sustainable Development, USDA • Environmental Policy to Reduce Food Loss and Waste: Measurement, Leadership and Best Practices. Cheryl Coleman, Director, Resource Conservation and Sustainability Division, US EPA. DC • Legislative Opportunities to Reduce Food Waste and Increase Food Recovery. Katie Sandson, Clinical Fellow, Food Law and...
Speakers
Cheryl Coleman

Dir., Resource Conservation and Sustainability Division
USEPA
Speaker

Chris Cochran

Executive Director
ReFED
Speaker

Chris Hunt

Senior Advisor, ReFED, Food Waste Initiatives and Results
Walmart
Speaker

Elise Golan

Director, Resource Conservation and Sustainability Div.
USDA
Moderator

Emily Leib

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Director- Food Law and Policy Clinic
Harvard Law School
Speaker

Katie Sandson

Clinical Fellow, Food Law and Policy Clinic
Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation, Harvard School of Law
Speaker

Melissa Terry

Food Policy Researcher
University of Arkansas
Speaker

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Monday, April 23
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Driverless vehicles may still be a few years away, but what new innovations are we seeing today on refuse vehicles? How are fleets changing to adapt to increasing demand for things like separated organics collection, smart waste technologies, and lower environmental impacts? Hear from experts on how trucks are quickly...
Speakers
Don Diego Padilla

VP of Sales
Fleetmind
Speaker

Ian Wright

Founder & CEO
Wrightspeed
Speaker

Jack Roberts

Senior Editor
Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine
Moderator

Jim Castelaz

Founder & CEO
Motiv
Speaker

Skip Berg

Business Development Manager
Labrie Enviroquip Group
Speaker

Session details

When it comes to the environment, more people are becoming aware of the benefits of going green. However, it can be challenging for entire communities to embrace recycling. In order to impact change in local communities, it’s critical to educate consumers where they live, work and play. In this session, hear...
Speakers
Chris Almendarez

President
Round Rock Express
Speaker

Darien Clary

Sustainability Manager
Austin ISD
Speaker

Mallory Szczepanski


Waste360
Moderator

Stacy Schmitt

Area Manager
Texas Disposal Services
Speaker

Session details

Whether leachate is being treated onsite or at the publicly-owned treatment works (POTW), leachate management is a very significant cost for most engineered landfills.  Tighter future limits and treatment of emerging contaminants such as per- and poly-fluorinated compounds (PFAS) can further increase costs. These treatment costs continue long after the...
Speakers
Nikki Roy

Senior Geologist
Golder
Speaker

Ryan Schipper, P.E.

Senior Project Engineer
Golder Associates
Speaker

Steve Menoff

Senior Vice President
CEC
Moderator

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Join this session for a discussion between haulers that will provide real-world insight into the latest advances in operations technology in the industry today. Hear these experts discuss things like: GIS; the value of RFID outside of municipal requirements; prioritizing multiple cell devices on the truck; scales; which technologies might...
Speakers
Chuck Palmer

Manager IT, Operations Applications
Waste Connections
Speaker

Jason Leck

Vice President
George Leck & Son
Speaker

Matt Frank

Director of Logistics
Advanced Disposal
Speaker

Tony Romano

Director, Digital Solutions
Environmental Solutions Group
Moderator

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Monday, April 23
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • Room:   N120
  • Monday, April 23, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Tracks: 
With recent changes in legislation, navigating the tax world can be complicated – corporate tax rate reductions, accelerated depreciation provisions, private activity bonds and more. In this session, tax experts will share insight into how the latest tax reform laws affect the solid waste and recycling industry, and what potential...
Speakers
Don Williamson

President
West Central Sanitation
Moderator

Marshal Sulayman

Tax Principal
Deloitte
Speaker

Nathan Odem

Partner
Chapman & Cutler
Speaker

Shant Bedrosian

Tax Senior Manager
Green Hasson Janks
Speaker

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Monday, April 23
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Moderator: Tate Moeller, Organix Solutions • Is Your Commercial Organics Rate Structure a Success or a Failure? Laith Ezzet and Haley Kunert, HF&H Consultants. CA • Reducing Contamination in the Commercial Food Waste Bins to Digest Clean Material at the Sewer Treatment Facility While Meeting Compliance with AB 1826. Tracie Onstad Bills....
Speakers
Evan Edgar

President
Edgar & Associates
Moderator

Haley Kunert


HF&H Consultants
Speaker

Ken Beaver


Environmental Solutions Group
Speaker

Laith Ezzet


HF&H Consultants
Speaker

Tate Moeller


Organix Solutions
Speaker

Tracie Bills

North California Director
Sustainable Materials Management - SCS Engineers
Speaker

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Speakers
Evan Edgar

President
Edgar & Associates
Moderator

Haley Kunert


HF&H Consultants
Speaker

Ken Beaver


Environmental Solutions Group
Speaker

Laith Ezzet


HF&H Consultants
Speaker

Tate Moeller


Organix Solutions
Moderator

Tracie Bills

North California Director
Sustainable Materials Management - SCS Engineers
Speaker

Session details

Moderator: Regina Northouse, Food Recovery Network • The Issue of Food Waste and NRDC’s Work with Partners, Darby Hoover, Senior Resource Specialist, Food & Agriculture Program, NRDC. SF • Results of Save The Food Campaign. Andrea Spacht. Sustainable Food Systems Specialist, Food & Ag.Program. NRDC. SF and Hilary Landa, Campaign Manager,...
Speakers
Darby Hoover

Senior Resource Specialist
Natural Resources Defense Council
Speaker

Hilary Landa

Campaign Manager
The Ad Council
Speaker

Jenny Kedward

Environmental Specialist
Dakota County, MN
Speaker

Rachelle Reeder

Director
Ad Council
Speaker

Regina Northouse


Food Recovery Network
Moderator

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Tuesday, April 24
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Moderator: Evan Edgar, Edgar & Associates • Managing Odors at Composting and Other Organics Facilities. Patrick Sullivan, SCS Engineers. CA • City of Albany Biosolids Management Program to Implement a Composting Solution. Brian Fuchs, GORE® Cover: North America. DE • VOC Regulation in California and the Elephant(s) in the Closet. Geoff Hill, Engineered...
Speakers
Brian Fuchs


GORE* Cover: North America
Speaker

Evan Edgar

President
Edgar & Associates
Speaker

Geoff Hill


Engineered Compost Systems
Speaker

Patrick Sullivan

Vice President
SCS Engineers
Speaker

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In this session, we explore what is happening at colleges and culinary programs around the country to mold energetic learners into food system activists and advocates. The session will feature three programs with hands-on examples and food product samples. Moderator: Regina Northouse, Executive Director, Food Recovery Network o Towards a New Triple...
Speakers
Jonathan Deutsch

Professor, Center for Food and Hospitality Management
Drexel University and the James Beard Foundation
Speaker

Kris Moon

Vice President
James Beard Foundation
Speaker

Regina Northouse


Food Recovery Network
Moderator

Session details


Tuesday, April 24
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room:   N219-N224
  • Tuesday, April 24, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Tracks: 
Join this session to hear a one-on-one “fireside chat” with the CEO of the largest waste management company in the U.S. Jim Fish will share his perspective on where we stand as an industry now, what significant challenges we face, and where the industry might be headed in the future. 
Speakers
Darrell Smith


NWRA
Moderator

Jim Fish

President and CEO
Waste Management
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 24
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Moderator: George Savage, VP, CalRecovery, Inc. • Increasing Capacity and Building Food Waste and Organics Recovery Infrastructure. Lorenzo Macaluso, The Center for EcoTechnology. MA • Mandatory Organics Legislation and a Study on Organics Capacity. Tracie Bills. SCS Engineers. CA • Organics Out! Meeting Sb 1383: CA’s Goal of 75% Diversion by 2025. Veronica...
Speakers
Evan Edgar

President
Edgar & Associates
Speaker

George Savage

Vice President
CalRecovery, Inc
Moderator

Lorenzo Macaluso


RecyclingWorks/Center for EcoTechnology
Speaker

Tracie Bills

North California Director
Sustainable Materials Management - SCS Engineers
Speaker

Veronica Pardo

Regulatory Affairs Director
California Refuse Recycling
Speaker

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A panel of experts and entrepreneurs will discuss how data and technology is being used to develop successful organics recycling programs, address collection efficiencies, and provide solutions to reduce food waste and ensure recovery of food scraps. Moderator: Leah Lizarondo, CEO, 412 Food Rescue o B2B Solutions for Reducing Food Waste &...
Speakers
Danielle Nierenberg

President
Food Tank
Speaker

Komal Ahmad

Founder & CEO
COPIA
Speaker

Leah Lizarondo

CEO
412 Food Resce
Moderator

Paul Lang


BlueCart
Speaker

Ricky Ashenfelter


Spoiler Alert
Speaker

Ryan Begin

CEO
Divert Inc
Speaker

Session details


Tuesday, April 24
11:10 AM - 12:20 PM

  • Room:   N219-N224
  • Tuesday, April 24, 11:10 AM - 12:20 PM
  • Tracks: 
Flexible packaging, recycling bans, driverless vehicles, worker shortage, EPR, commodity pricing – what trends should you be watching? Find out what key trends, challenges, and opportunities will potentially impact your business in 2018 and beyond.  
Speakers
Anne Germain

Director of Waste & Recycling Technology
National Waste & Recycling Association
Moderator

Bryan Staley

President and CEO
Environmental Research and Education Foundation
Speaker

JD Lindeburg

Principal and President
RRS, Inc.
Speaker

Michael Hoffman

Managing Director, Environmental Services Research
Stifel
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 24
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Listed as one of the most dangerous professions in America, there is no larger priority in the waste and recycling industry than safety. Which is why having a solid safety foundation is essential to every company. Hear from experts on how to boost your safety program, to ensure you have...
Speakers
Douglas Castro


Global Educational Resource Alliance
Speaker

Justin Ganschow


Caterpillar
Speaker

Lloyd Andrew III, CIH, CSP

President
EnvirOSH
Speaker

Randy Ellert

Loss Control Manager
Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Moderator

Session details

It has been 10 years since the term the “evolving ton” was coined.  This presentation takes a glimpse back at the composition of the waste stream and explores future changes of the waste stream.  We’ll discuss changes in consumer packaging and products and forecast how these changes will affect the...
Speakers
Steve Alexander

President
Association of Plastics Recyclers
Speaker

Tom Gonser

President
GDT Marketing Group
Moderator

William Flower

Vice President, Corporate & Public Affairs
Winters Brothers Waste Systems
Speaker

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Experienced communications professionals will share their expertise and offer best practices to successfully manage communicating in a crisis. Attendees from large and small companies will take away lessons they can apply immediately.
Speakers
Brandon Wright

Communications Director
NWRA
Moderator

Marc Okrant

Vice President of Marketing
Casella Waste Systems Inc
Speaker

Philip Alia, MBA, APR

Marketing Communications Manager
Advanced Disposal Services Inc
Speaker

Selin Hoboy

VP Legislative & Regulatory Affairs
Stericycle, Inc.
Speaker

Tiffiany Moehring

Manager, External Communications and Community Relations
WM Corporate Communications
Speaker

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Although there is a lot of talk about electric these days, CNG is as relevant in the waste industry as ever. This session will focus on current CNG truck technology from fleets, truck OEMs, and equipment OEMs, how to convert from diesel to CNG, and how you may be able...
Speakers
Aaron Lay

Vice President of Sales & Marketing
TruStar Energy
Speaker

Kate Kanabay


Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered
Moderator

Kyle Takavitz

Commercial Director
Worthington Industries
Speaker

Marty Tufte

Corporate Fleet Director
Waste Management
Speaker

William Zobel

General Manager of Sales and Marketing
Trillium CNG
Speaker

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Comprehensive waste management systems develop, change and phase in over time. But what if an entire city or state could simply start over? What about an entire country? That is exactly what Qatar is going to do. Finalized in late 2017, the Zero Waste Qatar project, developed by Zero Waste...
Speakers
Eric Herbert

CEO
Zero Waste Energy, LLC
Speaker

Tony Rice

Vice President, Environmental Services Department
Comerica Bank
Moderator

Session details


Tuesday, April 24
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Moderator: Debra Darby, Organix Solutions • Organics Recycling Business Models. Paul Oostelbos, Plexus Recycling Technologies. CO • Canadian Biogas Market Stimulants. Maxime Lemonde, CEO, BiogasWorld Media. CAN • Food Waste Diversion: Organics Separation and Grit Removal, Prior To Energy Conversion. Cedric Vanderbeken, DRYCAKE, CAN • Utilizing Existing Wastewater Treatment Plant Infrastructure to Close the...
Speakers
Ben Kuethe


Divert Inc
Speaker

Cedric Vanderbeken

President
DRYCAKE
Speaker

Debra Darby


Organix Solutions
Moderator

Maxime Lemonde


BiogasWorld Media
Speaker

Paul Oostelbos

Business Development Director
Waste Treatment Technolgies-Netherlands
Speaker

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Sponsored by: SC Johnson Moderator: Darby Hoover, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) • Don’t Waste Food SC: A Collaborative Campaign of Stakeholders to Reduce Food Waste. Richard Chesley, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control and Anna DeLage, South Carolina Department of Commerce • Food Waste & Organics Recycling in NYC: Programs and...
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Alex Dmitriew

Commercial Zero Waste Coordinator
San Francisco Department of the Environment
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Anna Delage

Recycling Market Development Manager
SC Department of Commerce
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Ben Knudson

Recycling Specialist
Hennepin County Environment and Energy Dept
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Darby Hoover

Senior Resource Specialist
Natural Resources Defense Council
Moderator

Kamil Krawczyk

Senior Operations Manager
DSNY's Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability
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Richard Chesley


SC Department of Health and Engineering
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Tuesday, April 24
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Sponsored by: SC Johnson From grocery bags, to food storage, to plastic packing materials, 3 billion pounds of plastic film is generated each year in the U.S. and most of it ends up in landfills. But are there other options? In this session, industry experts will discuss how curbside collection could...
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Lindsey Walker

Recycling Outreach, Market Development and Commercial Accounts
Emmet County Department of Public Works
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Maiya Shibasaki

Director of Sustainability
SC Johnson
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Mike Horrocks

Chief Executive Officer
ERMA North America, Inc
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Tony Colosimo

CEO
Sparta Waste Services
Moderator

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The State of California has always presented unique challenges in how the waste and recycling industry is regulated.  It is also true that many ideas start in California and move to other legislatures in the east.  Join this panel of political, legislative and regulatory experts as they discuss the latest...
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Eric Potashner

Vice President & Senior Director, Strategic Affairs
Recology
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Kirk Kimmelshue

Government Affairs
Capital Strategies Group
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Tim Shestek

Senior Director, Western Region State Affairs
American Chemistry Council
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Ever wonder about the costs associated with MRFs? How much to build one? How much should be set aside for upgrades? What about operational expenses? Where’s the revenue and is it reliable? Come hear experts expound on the economics of MRFs. 
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Bob Capadona

Vice President
Casella
Moderator

Chris Hawn

North American Sales Manager
Machinex
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Michael Benedetto

Vice President
Tidewater Fiber Corporation
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Nathiel Egosi

President & CEO
RRT Design & Construction
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This session will look at recycling programs and technologies to the North, from major cities across Canada. Hear from the city of Toronto on the implementation of a new second generation organic cart, from design to implementation to consumer satisfaction and results. Also, find out the outcome of the implementation...
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Colleen Reilly


Rehrig Pacific
Moderator

Denise Philippe

Senior Policy Advisor
National Zero Waste Council
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Robert Orpin

Director-Collection and Litter Operations in the Solid Waste Management Services Division
Collections & Litter Operations, Solid Waste Management Services
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Wilbert Yang

Senior Waste Management Engineer and Business Development Director
Tetra-Tech
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Join this session for a discussion between haulers that will provide real-world insight into the latest advances in safety technology in the industry today. Hear these experts discuss things like: the role data plays in taking the industry out of the top 5 in riskiest jobs; driver “big brother” concerns;...
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Jeff Martin

Vice President of Waste Management Safety Services
Waste Management
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Jerry Sjogren

Safety Director
E.L. Harvey
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Michael O'Connor

Managing Partner
Premier Waste Services
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Shawn Mandel

Vice President, Safety & Risk
Waste Connections, Inc.
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Tuesday, April 24
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Moderator: Gary Bilbro, EcoSafe® Zero Waste • Collection and Processing Methods to Build Capacity to Recover Organics. George Savage, VP, CalRecovery, Inc. • Making Economic Sense of Organics Recycling. Debra Darby, Organix Solutions Residential hauling data will be presented to analyze the cost-effectiveness of the three collection solutions for organics. • Strategic Programs...
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Anna Dyer


Seattle Housing Authority
Speaker

Debra Darby


Organix Solutions
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Gary Bilbro


NewGreen Consulting
Moderator

George Savage

Vice President
CalRecovery, Inc
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RIck Shipley

CEO
Organix Recycling
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Tuesday, April 24
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Moderator: Regina Northouse, Food Recovery Network • Technology + Civic Engagement: Can it scale retail food recovery? Leah Lizarondo, CEO, 412 Food Rescue. PA Presents the best practices in launching and scaling a local food recovery organization, how to grow food recovery’s stakeholders: retail food donors, nonprofit, recipient partners and volunteers, how...
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Brian Roe

Professor, Department of Agriculture, Environmental & Development Economics Leader
Ohio State Food Waste Collaborative
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Jackson Lamb


Metropolitan State University of Denver
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Leah Lizarondo

CEO
412 Food Resce
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Liz Baldridge

Director of Sustainability and Food Waste Initiatives
Feeding America
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Marv Zauderer

Founder
ExtraFood.org
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Michael Spicer

Chief Operating Officer
Forgotten Harvest
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Patti Larson

Executive Director
Food Finders
Speaker

Regina Northouse


Food Recovery Network
Moderator

Robert Farmer


Metropolitan State University of Denver
Speaker

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Tuesday, April 24
3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

  • Room:   N219-N224
  • Tuesday, April 24, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
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Sponsored by: AMCS Technology is more and more prevalent in the waste and recycling industry.  Software, hardware, smart sensors and various devices - all collecting and generating data.  Growing volumes of data. You may realize the potential significance of this data, but what does it really mean to your business?  How...
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Bill Caesar

CEO
WCA Waste Corporation
Moderator

Brad Simmons

VP of Business Development
TFC Recycling
Speaker

Gary Weiner

President and Owner
Russell Reid/Mr. John
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Jimmy Martin

CEO
AMCS Group
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Tuesday, April 24
4:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Although the AD industry in North America has grown, many AD projects have failed. This session will provide an open dialogue with AD industry experts with experience in building successful plants or remediating failing plants. This discussion will include sound development practices, fatal flaw analysis, sound technology design and implementation,...
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Brandon Moffatt

VP - Development
StormFisher Environmental Ltd.
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Christine McKiernan


SUEZ North America
Speaker

John Haeckel


Clean Fuel Partners
Speaker

Nadeen Afghan

President and CEO
Bio Ferm Energy Systems
Moderator

Rutger Zweers

Sales Director
STADLER America
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Wednesday, April 25
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Moderator: BethAnn Taylor, Taylor Environmental • Co-digestion with Food Waste and Fats, Oils & Grease (FOG). Wayne McFarland. GHD, Inc. NY • Driving Through the FOG. Gary Bilbro, EcoSafe® Zero Waste. SC
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BethAnn Taylor


Taylor Environmental
Moderator

Gary Bilbro


NewGreen Consulting
Speaker

Wayne McFarland


GHD, Inc
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Moderator: Ashley Zanolli, Oregon DEQ • Making Food Ware Packaging Sustainable and the Alameda ReThink Disposable Project. Ruth Abbe, Abbe & Assoc. • Overview of Compostability. Rick Lombardo, Natur-Tec • Packaging Attributes Unwrapped. Minal Mistry, Oregon DEQ Materials Management Program Discussion of the findings from a meta-review of life cycle assessment (LCA) studies about...
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Ashley Zanolli


Oregon DEQ Materials Management Program
Moderator

Minal Mistry


Oregon DEQ Materials Management Program
Speaker

Ruth Abbe

Principal
Abbe & Associates, LLC
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  • Room:   N219-N224
  • Wednesday, April 25, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of WasteExpo, this session brings together different generations of family-owned waste companies to delve into the unique experience of transitioning a business from one generation to the next. Find out what challenges and opportunities may arise, what steps to take for familial succession planning, and how...
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Brian Jongetjes

President
John's Disposal
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Chris Coulter

Vice President & COO
Peoria Disposal
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Dan Jongetjes

General Manager
John's Disposal
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Joseph Garbarino

President
Marin Sanitary Service
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Patty Garbarino

President
Marin Sanitary Disposal
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Royal Coulter

President and CEO
Peoria Disposal
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Scott Dols

President and CEO
Big Truck Rental LLC
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Wednesday, April 25
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Moderator: BethAnn Taylor, Taylor Environmental • Advanced Biorefineries for Waste Diversion and Circular Economy: The Case of Enerkem. David McConnell, VP, Enerkem Inc. CAN • FastOx Gasification: Profitably Achieve 100% Recycling. Michael Kleist, Sierra Energy, CA • Organic Waste to Biogas, What is Next. Xu Fei (Philip) Wu, W&Y Environmental International Inc. CAN •...
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BethAnn Taylor


Taylor Environmental
Moderator

David McConnell

Vice President, Business Development
Enerkem
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Mike Hart

President & CEO
Sierra Energy
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Xu Fei (Philip) Wu


W&Y Environmental International Inc
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Wednesday, April 25
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Industry experts that track recycling commodities will provide insights on what’s been happening to markets related to paper, plastics and glass. They’ll gaze into their crystal balls and provide attendees with forecasts for the coming year. 
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Curtis Bucey

Executive VP
Strategic Materials, Inc.
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Dan Cotter

Vice President
Cellmark, Inc
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Gary Brooks


ESG
Moderator

Jordan Tony

Sustainability Consultant
Moore Recycling Associates
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With the Trump Administration fully in control of the leadership at the Department of Labor, there have been a number of new developments in this important area of the law.  There are several modifications and proposed rules under development related to electronic record keeping, drug testing, overtime, joint employer, micro-unions,...
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Jim Riley

VP, Federal Affairs & Deputy General Counsel
NWRA
Moderator

Steve Horowitz

Senior Partner
Horowitz Law Group
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Would you prefer a driver that does 800 pickups per day, or a safer driver that can do 1,000? This session will focus on both the significant financial impact that implementing route optimization technology has on your operational costs, as well as provide real-world examples of the benefits of integrating...
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Calum Forsyth

CEO
EasyRoute
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Cassidy Braun

Environmental Sales Representative
Rehrig Pacific
Moderator

Tom Malone

CEO
Routeware
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Whether it is sexual harassment, bullying, threats, or a difficult termination, the threat or potential of workplace violence lurks in the shadows. This breakout session will be a primer on prevention, preparation for, and actions to take during a workplace violence situation. It will offer tools, and takeaways to the...
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Bret Biggers

Director, Standards & Statistics
NWRA
Moderator

Dan Katt

Corporate Loss Control Manager
Rumpke Waste & Recycling
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Wednesday, April 25
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

In 2017, two market studies were conducted to better understand the current state of the infrastructure to divert food scraps and compostable packaging. In the first study, BioCycle refreshed its community access survey to develop a national plot of residential food scrap collection programs. At the same time, Resource Recycling...
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Hunt Briggs

Project Manager
Resource Recycling Systems
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Lynn Dyer


Food Service Packing Institute, Solid Wastes Authority of Palm Beach
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Nora Goldstein

Editor
BioCycle
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Moderator: Evan Edgar, Edgar & Associates • Dutch Transitions Agenda for Moving Biomass and Food Towards a Circular Economy. Martin Van Nieuwenhoven, Coordinator for circular economy and international cooperation. The Netherlands • Global Review of Good Practice in Food Waste Management, Establishing Key Success Factors. Racheal Ajayi, Scott Baum, Cordia Chu, Centre...
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Cordia Chu


Griffith University, QLD
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Evan Edgar

President
Edgar & Associates
Moderator

Herman Huisman

Senior Advisor International Cooperation
RWS-WVL- Environment, The Netherlands
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Rachael Ajayi


Griffith University, QLD
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Scott Baum


Griffith University, QLD
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Steve Rickerby

Founder
We Compost
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Wednesday, April 25
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Sponsored by:   CPG
Back by popular demand, this session will highlight a panel of 40 under 40 award winners, to get an inside look at what they see as the industry’s challenges and opportunities in this power session.  Attendees will gain insight on:  • Young professional’s perspectives of where the waste industry is headed • How technology...
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Anna Delage

Recycling Market Development Manager
SC Department of Commerce
Speaker

Ben Harvey

President
E.L. Harvey & Sons
Moderator

Jesse Escobar


UCLA Facilities Management
Speaker

Nicole Willett


Waste Management
Speaker

Sean Finn


Universal Waste Systems, Inc
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Sponsored by: SC Johnson The Internet of Things (IoT) has accelerated the idea of Smart Cities, and internet connected devices now gather information to help these cities achieve their goals of livability, sustainability, community services and improved city management. By embracing this digital revolution, companies are changing the way they engage...
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Blake Gasca


MuHu
Speaker

Don Gambelin

Vice President of Business Development
Compology
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Michael Allegretti

Head of Public Policy
Rubicon Global
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Michael Winton

President, North America
AMCS Group
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Ryan Buhay


ReCollect
Moderator

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Join this session for a discussion between haulers that will provide real-world insight into the latest advances in maintenance technology in the industry today. Hear these experts discuss things like: preventative and predictive maintenance; OEM diagnostic platforms; maintenance ERPs, which maintenance technologies might impact the industry in the next few...
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Curtis Dorwart

Vocational Products Marketing Manager
Mack Trucks, Inc
Moderator

Dave Kutschinski

Regional Maintenance Manager
WastePro
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Harold Graves

Director of Maintenance
Texas Disposal
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Tim Rowehl

Vice President - Fleet
Casella Waste Systems
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Special wastes can be a significant source of revenue for a landfill. But before accepting these materials, what should a landfill think about? Are there any design or operational considerations that should be taken into account? What regulations or potential enforcement actions should landfills be aware of, for special waste...
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Duane Lanoue

Principal
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Moderator

Mike McLaughlin

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers
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Philip Comella

Partner
Freeborn & Peter
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Wednesday, April 25
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Moderator: BethAnn Taylor, Taylor Environmental • Connection with Soil Improvement Critical to Successful Food Waste Recovery. JD Lindeberg. President, RRS. MI Includes a discussion of tools for local composters that will help grow their market for both services and the final product • Organics Diversion Through Integrated Extension-based Outreach and Education. Cole Smith,...
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BethAnn Taylor


Taylor Environmental
Moderator

Brian Schellati

Director of Business Development
VAN DYK Recycling Solutions
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JD Lindeburg

Principal and President
RRS, Inc.
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Sudhakar Viswanathan


Veolia Water Technologies
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Wednesday, April 25
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Hear recent case studies on the latest waste conversion technologies that are eliminating waste disposal in landfills while generating new, viable resources and energy.  
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Craig Stuart-Paul

CEO
Fiberight
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Jeff Palutis

President
Custom Environmental Consulting
Moderator

Mike Hart

President & CEO
Sierra Energy
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President Trump was carried to the White House on promises of scaling back government’s reach into workplaces.  His Administration has framed its regulatory agenda as the “deconstruction of the administrative state.”  OSHA regulations are apparently at the heart of this deconstruction.  Now, a year into the Trump Administration, we have...
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Aaron Gelb

Partner
Conn Maciel Carey LLP
Speaker

Jerry Peters

Corporate OSHA Compliance Manager
Rumpke Consolidated Companies
Moderator

Jimmy Slaughter

Principal
Beveridge & Diamond
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Responding to requests for proposals for municipalities can be a big challenge, especially for small haulers. This session will identify the steps necessary to execute successful solid waste partnerships between the public & private sector that are essential for the industry to grow and achieve win-win opportunities for all parties....
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Dan Jameson

Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs
Republic Services
Moderator

Jennifer Porter

Senior Project Manager
GBB
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Peter Engel

Senior Consultant
Kessler Consulting
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It’s no secret that the workforce shortage is a major concern for the waste industry, and that’s only going to continue to grow over the next 5-8 years So what can your company do to stand out, to ensure you’re attracting and retaining the right talent? Join this panel of HR experts...
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Anita Meiman

Sr. Human Resources Manager
Rumpke
Speaker

Bridgett Biggs

West Area Safety Manager
Rumpke Recycling
Moderator

Jaclyn Wesley

Recruitment Manager
Waste Connections US Inc
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Jennifer Testa

Vice President, Human Resources
Environmental Solutions Group
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Shannon Early

Human Resources Director
WastePro
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Wednesday, April 25
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Moderator: Gary Bilbro, EcoSafe® Zero Waste • Food Waste to Bioenergy - a Synergistic Approach Utilizing the Ecrusor™ Food Waste Depackaging System. Sudhakar Viswanathan and Richard DiMassimo, Veolia Water Technologies. NC. • Addressing Outdoor Odor Emissions. Nick Waechter, BossTek. IL
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Gary Bilbro


NewGreen Consulting
Moderator

Michael Lewis


BossTek
Speaker

Richard DiMassimo


Veolia Water Technologies
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Sudhakar Viswanathan


Veolia Water Technologies
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Moderator: Tate Moeller, Organix Solutions Speakers will discuss small-scale composting and processing systems designed for commercial establishments and institutions. Processing can be done onsite or offsite. Selected systems are scalable to process residuals from multiple establishments. o Exo-thermic Reactor for Processing Food Waste and MSW, a Zero Waste Solution. Craig Shaw, Advetec....
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Nathan Ridgway


Mechline Development
Speaker

Peter Klaich

Vice President Business Development
Advetec Inc.
Speaker

Tate Moeller


Organix Solutions
Moderator

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Wednesday, April 25
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Sponsored by: SC Johnson With contamination increasing, recycling programs changing and ways to communicate ever-evolving, public-private partnerships are as important as ever. This panel of experts will share case studies on their experience working with public and private entities on recycling education programs, how they connected with key organizations and how...
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Amy Schirf

Education Coordinator
Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
Speaker

David Vaughn

Vice President, Senior Director of Business & Market Development
Recology
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Joanne Shafer

Deputy Executive Director/Recycling Coordinator
Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
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Richard Watson

CEO
Delaware Solid Waste Authority
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Tim Flanigan

General Manager
Monterey Regional Waste Management District
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Wednesday, April 25
4:15 PM - 5:45 PM

The documentary addresses the global food waste problem and boasts a veritable who’s who of culinary stars. Among the famous faces in Wasted’s are Anthony Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, Sean Brock, and Danny Bowien. Over the course of the film, the chefs take ingredients that are typically...

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Thursday, April 26
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Instructor: Ruth Abbe, President, Zero Waste USA Attendees will learn: • Why Zero Waste is the fastest, most cost-effective way communities can reduce climate change impacts, promote local sustainability and create green jobs? • How more than 250 U.S. municipalities are systematically pursuing high diversion and Zero Waste? • What Zero Waste businesses –...
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Ruth Abbe

Principal
Abbe & Associates, LLC
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Thursday, April 26
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This workshop will teach waste characterization and diversion processes for food and other organics for any entity generating, hauling or processing organics and those that regulate the sector.  Understanding feedstock materials, contamination issues, container and collection options, and BMP’s for handling food and other organic waste.  Identifying the benefits to...
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Gary Bilbro


NewGreen Consulting
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