Sunday, October 20, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

  • Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown

    Sunday, October 20, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    • Location: Room 128
    The International SWDC is a student team competition to solve solid waste problems.
    Track(s)
    • Concurrent Session
    • Location: North Ballroom Lobby - Phoenix Convention Center

      Sunday, October 20, 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM

      • Location: Sheraton Grand Phoenix

        Sunday, October 20, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

        • Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown

          Monday, October 21, 6:30 AM - 3:30 PM

          • Location: Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass
          Fee: $125 per person (Separate registration required.)

            Monday, October 21, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

            • Location: Hyatt Regency Phoenix Third Floor
            • SWANA Training Center

            Monday, October 21, 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM

            • Location: North Ballroom Lobby - Phoenix Convention Center

              Monday, October 21, 8:00 AM - 10:45 AM

              • Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown

                Monday, October 21, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                • Location: Room 128
                Join us for team presentations and judging to see who will walk away with the top prize!
                Track(s)
                • Concurrent Session

                Monday, October 21, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

                  This workshop will discuss the mingling of mindfulness and leadership.
                  Track(s)

                    Monday, October 21, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

                    • Location: Hyatt Regency Phoenix Third Floor
                    • SWANA Training Center

                    Monday, October 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                    • Location: 27th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road
                    The RIC serves as a gathering place for collaboration toward waste solutions for Phoenix, AZ.
                    Track(s)
                    • Tour

                    Monday, October 21, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

                    • Location: G.R. Herberger Park, 5650 West Indian School Road
                    This project transformed Arizona Falls from a defunct hydroelectric plant into a public space.
                    Track(s)
                    Handout(s)
                    • Tour

                    Monday, October 21, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                    • Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown

                      Monday, October 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                      Monday, October 21, 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                      • Location: 27th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road
                      The RIC serves as a gathering place for collaboration toward waste solutions in Phoenix, AZ.
                      Track(s)
                      • Tour

                      Monday, October 21, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                      Monday, October 21, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                        Prior registration is required for this workshop.
                        Speaker(s)
                        Speaker
                        Chris Coady
                        Senior Technical Assistance Specialist
                        The Recycling Partnership
                        Speaker
                        Mr.   Cody Marshall
                        Chief Community Strategy Officer
                        Recycling Parntership
                        Speaker
                        Tricia Tiedt
                        Conference and Workshop Manager
                        The Recycling Partnership
                        Track(s)
                        • Concurrent Session

                        Monday, October 21, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

                        Monday, October 21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                        Monday, October 21, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                        Monday, October 21, 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

                        • Location: North Ballroom C&D
                        Discover the decisions being made that may prove to be the solution to a broken recycling industry.
                        Speaker(s)
                        Keynote
                        Jon Vander Ark
                        President
                        Republic Services, Inc.
                        Track(s)
                        • Plenary Session

                        Monday, October 21, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

                        • Location: Exhibit Hall Demonstration 2
                        Learn how to work with schools in guiding students and teachers to become zero waste champions
                        Speaker(s)
                        Track(s)
                          • Location: Exhibit Hall

                            Monday, October 21, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

                            • Location: TBD
                            Join your fellow Young Professionals for some drinks and fun!
                            Track(s)

                              Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                              • Location: TBD
                                • Location: Room 123

                                  Tuesday, October 22, 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

                                  • Location: North Ballroom C&D
                                  Learn tools to transform stress into success. Find out how your team will benefit from mindfulness.
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Keynote
                                  Dr. Teri Pipe
                                  Chief Well-Being Officer, Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience
                                  Arizona State University
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Plenary Session

                                  Tuesday, October 22, 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

                                  • Location: Hyatt Regency Phoenix Third Floor
                                  • SWANA Training Center

                                  Tuesday, October 22, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

                                  • Location: North Ballroom C&D
                                  Lawrence Lecturer Harvey Gershman will provide insight into sustainable waste management systems.
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Keynote
                                  Harvey Gershman
                                  President and Co-Founder
                                  Gershman, Brickner, & Bratton, Inc.
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Plenary Session

                                  Tuesday, October 22, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

                                  • Location: North Ballroom Lobby - Phoenix Convention Center
                                  EPA Assistant Administrator provides update on Framework for Advancing the U.S. Recycling System.
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Keynote
                                  Mr.  Peter Wright
                                  Assistant Administrator
                                  EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management
                                  Track(s)
                                  • Plenary Session

                                  Tuesday, October 22, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall

                                    Tuesday, October 22, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                                    • Location: Room 128
                                    Meet fellow YPs and participate in discussion while receiving updates from the YP Steering Cmte.
                                    Track(s)

                                      Tuesday, October 22, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                      • Location: M2 Mobile Mindfulness Studio
                                      Track(s)

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 12:45 PM - 1:10 PM

                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall/ Booth 433
                                        Practical information based on boots-on-the-ground experience at all types of waste facilities.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Neal Bolton P.E.
                                        President/Owner
                                        Blue Ridge Services, Inc.
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Catalyst Session

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Saudi Aramco Company successfully completed piloting technology to clean oil sludge inside tanks
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Abdullah Saudi Council of Engineers
                                        Engineer
                                        Saudi Arabian Oil Company
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Keep California Beautiful has a web-based dashboard to gather recycling data for community leaders.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Cecile Carson
                                        Program Director
                                        Keep California Beautiful
                                        Speaker
                                        Christine Flowers
                                        Lecturer
                                        California State University Sacramento
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        A new UC Berkeley building in 2017 increased awareness about achieving zero waste successfully.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Danner Doud-Martin
                                        Associate Director
                                        UC Berkeley - Haas School of Business
                                        Speaker
                                        Jessica Heiges
                                        PhD Candidate in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
                                        University of California at Berkeley
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Metro Vancouver, Canada, manages a disposal ban to divert recyclable or hazardous materials.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Carol De La Franier P.E.
                                        Lead Senior Engineer
                                        Metro Vancouver Solid Waste Services
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Culver City implemented BMP's to reduce pollutant loads up to 96 percent.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Kim Braun
                                        Environmental Programs & Operations Manager
                                        Culver City Public Works, California
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Used tires can be repurposed in an innovative and effective way.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Craig Bartlett
                                        Manager of Waste Operations
                                        Regional Municipality of Durham
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Presenters will share career advice and talk about the value of SWANA’s Mentor Match program.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Felisa Conner
                                        Operations Services Administrator
                                        City of Garland
                                        Speaker
                                        David McCary
                                        Solid Waste Management Director
                                        City of San Antonio
                                        Speaker
                                        Richard McHale
                                        Interim DIrector, Solid Waste Service Division
                                        City of Austin
                                        Speaker
                                        Tiana Svensen S.C., LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP EB+OM
                                        Environmental Sustainability Manager
                                        City of Garland, Texas
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Complex mathematics can be used easily to challenge decision making for a municipal operations team.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Stephen Gushue
                                        Operations Research Analyst
                                        City of Mesa, Arizona
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Higher education rarely includes waste management practices in curriculum or degree plans.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Claire Burch
                                        National Research Traineeship Fellow
                                        University of Oklahoma Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability
                                        Speaker
                                        Heather Margaret Stelter
                                        Graduate Teaching Assistant
                                        University of Oklahoma
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Phoenix is using real-time digital data collection as a tool to run solid waste operations.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Breanna Buswell
                                        GIS Coordinator
                                        City of Phoenix Public Works Department
                                        Speaker
                                        Justeen Cook
                                        Business Analyst
                                        City of Phoenix Public Works Department
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation
                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                        Are you willing to spend the time and resources to educate the public about safety?
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Michael Prado S.C.
                                        Solid Waste Safely and Training Coordinator
                                        City of Phoenix Field Services
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall Booth 433
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Troy Kechely
                                        Engineering Consultant III/CAD & GIS Manager
                                        Blue Ridge Services, Inc.
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Catalyst Session

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall Booth 710
                                        Solar energy projects are an innovative and proven post-closure use for capped landfills.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Drew Lent P.G.
                                        Northeast Solar Services Lead
                                        Tetra Tech, Inc.
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Catalyst Session

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall Booth 501
                                        How will California’s current organics processing infrastructure expand to reach its goals?
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Alex Stege
                                        Senior Project Advisor
                                        SCS Engineers
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Catalyst Session

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall Booth 831
                                        What smart devices can generate data and how data can be used for planning and managing operations.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Umutcan Duman
                                        Industrial Engineer/CEO
                                        Evreka Smart Waste Collection and City Cleaning Services
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Poster Presentation

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                        • Location: North Ballroom C&D
                                        Businesses miss opportunities to connect because they lack storytelling skill. Until now.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Keynote
                                        Dr. Travis May
                                        Storytelling and Workforce Faculty
                                        South Mountain Community College
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Plenary Session

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

                                        • Location: Exhibit Hall Booth 710
                                        Solar energy projects are an innovative and proven post-closure use for capped landfills.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Speaker
                                        Drew Lent P.G.
                                        Northeast Solar Services Lead
                                        Tetra Tech, Inc.
                                        Track(s)
                                        • Catalyst Session

                                        Tuesday, October 22, 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

                                          As the world continues to change, it’s imperative to “show up” with a strategic leadership approach.
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Speaker
                                          Dr. Suzanne Peterson
                                          Associate Professor of Leadership
                                          Thunderbird School of Global Management
                                          Track(s)
                                          • Thunderbird Session
                                          • Location: Room 124
                                          This session helps industry managers see labor management through a new vantage point.
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Speaker
                                          Jennifer Grondahl
                                          Organizing and Field Services Coordinator
                                          LIUNA Local 777
                                          Speaker
                                          Felipe Moreno
                                          Deputy Public Works Director
                                          City of Phoenix, AZ
                                          Track(s)
                                          • Concurrent Session
                                          • Location: Room 122
                                          An expert communicator guides you through practical steps to maximize the impact of your words
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Moderator
                                          Elizabeth Roe
                                          President
                                          Eco Partners, Inc.
                                          Moderator
                                            Catelyn Scholwinski
                                          Recycling Coordinator
                                          City of New Braunfels, Texas
                                          Panelist
                                          Susan Alexander
                                          Executive Director
                                          Lamoille Regional SW Management District
                                          Panelist
                                          Patrick Carroll
                                          Director of Facilities Development
                                          Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County (FL)
                                          Panelist
                                          Lisa Coehlo
                                          Sustainable Material Management Specialist
                                          SCS Engineers
                                          Panelist
                                          Manuel Hernandez P.E., BCEE
                                          Project Director
                                          SCS Engineers
                                          Track(s)
                                          • Concurrent Session
                                          • Location: Room 127
                                          This session explores a real-life case study from Fresno’s solid waste collections division.
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Panelist
                                          Kasem Cornelius
                                          Operations Consultant I
                                          Blue Ridge Services, Inc.
                                          Panelist
                                          Jerry Schuber
                                          Assistant Director of Public Utilities
                                          City of Fresno, CA
                                          Track(s)
                                          • Concurrent Session
                                          • Location: Room 128
                                          In this session, industry veterans tell it like it is. Expect realistic and candid observations.
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Panelist
                                          Tiffany Dunn
                                          Executive Director
                                          Saline County Regional Solid Waste Management District
                                          Panelist
                                          Tiana Lightfoot Svendsen S.C. LEED AP, MA
                                          Environmental Sustainability Manager
                                          Environmental Waste Services
                                          Panelist
                                          Ramona Simpson S.C.
                                          Environmental Programs Manager
                                          Town of Queen Creek, Arizona
                                          Track(s)
                                          • Concurrent Session
                                          • Location: Room 121
                                          This session explores new end markets for post-consumer plastics.
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Track(s)
                                          • Concurrent Session

                                          Tuesday, October 22, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

                                          Tuesday, October 22, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

                                          • Location: Garden Court, Hyatt Regency Phoenix

                                            Wednesday, October 23, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                                            • Location: Room 123

                                              Wednesday, October 23, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

                                              • Location: TBD

                                                Wednesday, October 23, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

                                                Wednesday, October 23, 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

                                                • Location: Hyatt Regency Phoenix Third Floor
                                                • SWANA Training Center

                                                Wednesday, October 23, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

                                                • Location: North Ballroom C&D
                                                Learn to think like a futurist to make better forecasts about where to invest your time and money.
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Keynote
                                                Ms.  Rebecca Ryan
                                                Resident Futurist
                                                Alliance for Innovation
                                                Track(s)
                                                • Plenary Session

                                                Wednesday, October 23, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                • Location: North Ballroom C&D
                                                Learn how the City of Phoenix is at the forefront of circular economy.
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Moderator
                                                Corinne Rico
                                                Project Manager
                                                Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
                                                Panelist
                                                Ms.  Alicia Marseille
                                                Director
                                                Resource Innovation and Solutions Network, Arizona State University
                                                Panelist
                                                Ginger Spencer
                                                Director, Public Works
                                                City of Phoenix
                                                Track(s)
                                                • Plenary Session

                                                Wednesday, October 23, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

                                                • Location: 126
                                                Exclusive VIP experience by invitation only.
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Speaker
                                                Jon Miller MG (Ret)
                                                Director
                                                Arizona State University’s Decision Theater
                                                Track(s)
                                                • Concurrent Session
                                                  The ASU Decision Theater demonstrates a data simulation model for decision making.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Jon Miller MG (Ret)
                                                  Director
                                                  Arizona State University’s Decision Theater
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session
                                                  • Location: Room 124
                                                  Examine key pending federal rules and regulations, including their current legal status.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session
                                                  • Location: Room 127
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session
                                                  • Location: Room 128
                                                  Increase safety while minimizing costs and other concerns resulting from PFAS in landfills.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session
                                                  • Location: Room 122
                                                  This session explores some of the biggest health and safety challenges facing the industry.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Jessie Atencio
                                                  Director
                                                  Arizona Division of Safety and Health
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session

                                                  Wednesday, October 23, 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Test a virtual reality headset and view 3D fill sequence plans in action!
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Troy Kechely
                                                  Engineering Consultant III/CAD & GIS Manager
                                                  Blue Ridge Services, Inc.
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Catalyst Session

                                                  Wednesday, October 23, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                  Wednesday, October 23, 1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall/ Booth 433
                                                  Practical information based on boots-on-the-ground experience at all types of waste facilities.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Neal Bolton P.E.
                                                  President/Owner
                                                  Blue Ridge Services, Inc.
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Catalyst Session

                                                  Wednesday, October 23, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Saudi Aramco Company successfully completed piloting technology to clean oil sludge inside tanks
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Abdullah Saudi Council of Engineers
                                                  Engineer
                                                  Saudi Arabian Oil Company
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Keep California Beautiful has a web-based dashboard to gather recycling data for community leaders.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Cecile Carson
                                                  Program Director
                                                  Keep California Beautiful
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Christine Flowers
                                                  Lecturer
                                                  California State University Sacramento
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  A new UC Berkeley building in 2017 increased awareness about achieving zero waste successfully.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Danner Doud-Martin
                                                  Associate Director
                                                  UC Berkeley - Haas School of Business
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Jessica Heiges
                                                  PhD Candidate in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
                                                  University of California at Berkeley
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Metro Vancouver, Canada, manages a disposal ban to divert recyclable or hazardous materials.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Carol De La Franier P.E.
                                                  Lead Senior Engineer
                                                  Metro Vancouver Solid Waste Services
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Culver City implemented BMP's to reduce pollutant loads up to 96 percent.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Kim Braun
                                                  Environmental Programs & Operations Manager
                                                  Culver City Public Works, California
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Used tires can be repurposed in an innovative and effective way.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Craig Bartlett
                                                  Manager of Waste Operations
                                                  Regional Municipality of Durham
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Presenters will share career advice and talk about the value of SWANA’s Mentor Match program.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Felisa Conner
                                                  Operations Services Administrator
                                                  City of Garland
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Tiana Lightfoot Svendsen S.C. LEED AP, MA
                                                  Environmental Sustainability Manager
                                                  Environmental Waste Services
                                                  Speaker
                                                  David McCary
                                                  Solid Waste Management Director
                                                  City of San Antonio
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Richard McHale
                                                  Interim DIrector, Solid Waste Service Division
                                                  City of Austin
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Complex mathematics can be used easily to challenge decision making for a municipal operations team.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Stephen Gushue
                                                  Operations Research Analyst
                                                  City of Mesa, Arizona
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Waste management needs to be included more actively in higher education sustainability curriculum.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Claire Burch
                                                  National Research Traineeship Fellow
                                                  University of Oklahoma Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Phoenix is using real-time digital data collection as a tool to run solid waste operations.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Breanna Buswell
                                                  GIS Coordinator
                                                  City of Phoenix Public Works Department
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Justeen Cook
                                                  Business Analyst
                                                  City of Phoenix Public Works Department
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation
                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall
                                                  Are you willing to spend the time and resources to educate the public about safety?
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Michael Prado S.C.
                                                  Solid Waste Safely and Training Coordinator
                                                  City of Phoenix Field Services
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Poster Presentation

                                                  Wednesday, October 23, 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                  • Location: Exhibit Hall Booth 615
                                                  Data-based predictive maintenance can improve efficiency, reduce downtime and improve bale quality.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Bradley Kelley BSME
                                                  Senior Project Manager
                                                  Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Catalyst Session

                                                  Wednesday, October 23, 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

                                                  • Location: Room 126
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session
                                                  • Location: Room 121
                                                  Learn how to increase recycling in your community using the Beyond 34 data-driven model.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session
                                                  • Location: Room 125
                                                  This invitation-only session offers a crash course in foresight with futurist Rebecca Ryan
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session
                                                  • Location: Room 124
                                                  Public- and private-sector safety leaders discuss how they're addressing their biggest challenges.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Panelist
                                                  Jonathan Baltic
                                                  Senior Vice President
                                                  BrandArmor™
                                                  Panelist
                                                  Shawn Mandel
                                                  Vice President, Safety & Risk
                                                  Waste Connections, Inc.
                                                  Panelist
                                                  Tony Miano
                                                  Solid Waste Manager
                                                  City of Tempe, Arizona
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session
                                                  • Location: Room 122
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session

                                                  Wednesday, October 23, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

                                                  Thursday, October 24, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                  Thursday, October 24, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                  Thursday, October 24, 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM

                                                  • Location: Room 128
                                                  This interactive workshop provide the insight and skills you'll need to master the job interview.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Barry Shanoff Esq.
                                                  General Counsel
                                                  SWANA
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session

                                                  Thursday, October 24, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

                                                  • Location: Room 121, Table 1
                                                  Efficient and sustainable waste and recycling collection services are a challenge in rural counties.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Ahmad Alkhayyat P.E.
                                                  Public Works Director
                                                  Madera County, California
                                                  Speaker
                                                  John Carlton P.E., BCEE
                                                  Solid Waste Program Lead
                                                  HDR
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Justin Raymond
                                                  Division Manager
                                                  Redrock Environmental Group
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Roundtable Discussion
                                                  • Location: Room 121, Table 2
                                                  Learn about research on packaging and waste mangement initiatives in Oregon, Iowa and Denver.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Moderator
                                                  Robert Craggs
                                                  National Manager, Solid Waste and Resource Recovery Consulting
                                                  Burns & McDonnell
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Megan Lane M.P.P.
                                                  Recycling Program Administrator
                                                  City and County of Denver Solid Waste Management
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Roundtable Discussion
                                                  • Location: Room 121, Table 3
                                                  Learn about the next generation of clean and circular small-scale waste-to-energy solutions.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Liran Dor
                                                  Chief Technology Officer
                                                  Boson Energy
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Heike Zatterstrom
                                                  Chief Communications Officer
                                                  Boson Energy
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Roundtable Discussion
                                                  • Location: Room 121, Table 4
                                                  Communities are moving forward with innovative mixed waste processiing.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Moderator
                                                  Bob Gardner P.E., BCEE
                                                  Senior Vice President
                                                  SCS Engineers
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Rich Reardon
                                                  Managing Director of Max-AI™
                                                  Bulk Handling Systems
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Craig Stuart-Paul
                                                  Chief Executive Officer
                                                  Fiberight, LLC
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Kevin Sullivan
                                                  Director of Project Management & Project Development
                                                  CP Group
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Roundtable Discussion
                                                  • Location: Room 121, Table 5
                                                  Learn about economic reasons for the contamination problem and solutions
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Lisa Skumatz Ph.D.
                                                  President/Principal
                                                  Skumatz Economic Research Associates (SERA)
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Roundtable Discussion
                                                  • Location: Room 121, Table 6
                                                  Learn to prepare a solid waste plan that achieves short-, medium- and long-term goals
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Michelle Leonard
                                                  Vice President
                                                  SCS Engineers
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Vita Quinn
                                                  Project Director
                                                  SCS Engineers
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Roundtable Discussion
                                                  • Location: Room 121, Table 8
                                                  Following Wednesday’s session on PFAS issues, bring your questions and comments for discussion.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Mr.  Ivan Cooper P.E., BCEE
                                                  Principal
                                                  Civil and Environmental Consultants, Inc.
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Mr.  Samuel Nicolai P.E.
                                                  Vice President, Engineering & Compliance
                                                  Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Ms.  Margie Ring
                                                  State Solid Waste Engineering Coordinator
                                                  Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Ms.  Nikki Roy P.G.
                                                  Senior Consultant
                                                  Golder Associates, Inc.
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Mr.  Matthew Thurlow Esq.
                                                  Partner
                                                  Baker & Hostetler LLP
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Roundtable Discussion
                                                  • Location: Room 124
                                                  Learn about the causes, risks and best practices for dealing with facility fires.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Hilary Gans
                                                  Contracts and Facility Manager
                                                  RethinkWaste / South Bayside Waste Management Authority
                                                  Speaker
                                                  Kevin Roche
                                                  General Manager
                                                  ecomaine
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Concurrent Session

                                                  Thursday, October 24, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                  • Location: North Ballroom C&D
                                                  Learn what it takes to achieve a lasting and sustainable waste management program.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Keynote
                                                  Taimur Burki
                                                  Waste and Recycling Manager
                                                  Intel
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Plenary Session

                                                  Thursday, October 24, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                  • Location: North Ballroom C&D
                                                  Discover how you can leverage SWANA’s network to face challenges and capitalize on opportunities.
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Plenary Session

                                                  Thursday, October 24, 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

                                                  • Location: 2280 Shelby Dr. Sedona
                                                  Sedona Recycles is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about waste reduction.
                                                  Track(s)
                                                  • Tour

                                                  Friday, October 25, 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

                                                  • Location: Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center
                                                  Stay in Arizona until Friday, October 25, to attend the SWANA International Road-E-O.
                                                  Handout(s)