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Sunday, March 15, 2020 Note: Session titles and names highlighted in GREEN are linked to pages that contain speaker/moderator profiles. 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm Registration Open (Emerald Ballroom Foyer) 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Exhibitor Setup (Emerald Ballroom) 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Pre-Confernce Workshop (Coastal Ballroom C-B) Recycling Markets Development Workshop Presenters: Bill Moore, President, Moore & Associates Dan Gee, Senior Associate, Moore & Associates Susan Cornish, Sustainability Practice Lead, Moore & Associates (With input from Nina Bellucci Butler, CEO, More Recycling, Inc.) This pre-conference workshop will focus on market development issues in the recovered paper and plastics area. The Workshop will cover the following topics: • Current conditions and markets – how did we get to where we are today? • Where do we go from here and what needs to change? • New US projects to consume more recovered paper and plastics. • How long will it take for markets to improve? • What are the significant challenges that lie ahead in the paper and plastics market? Note: There is a separate registration fee for this workshop of $67 per person, To register, click HERE 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall (Emerald Ballroom) Monday, March 16, 2020 7:15 am – 6:30 pm Registration Open (Emerald Ballroom Foyer) 7:15 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast – Exhibit Hall (Emerald Ballroom) 8:00 am – 10:00 am Opening Session (Plenary) (Coastal Ballroom C-B) Welcome: Gene Jones, CEO, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. Moderator: Michael Timpane, Vice President, RRS Ok the Recycling Business Model Is Changing, Now What Happens, How and When? Michael E. Hoffman, Managing Director and Group Head of Diversified Industrials Research, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. Domestic Recycling Market Development Strategies and Opportunities in the Southeast and Beyond Betsy Dorn, Principal, Circular Matters LLC Role of Latin America in the China-US Trade War Daryl Arias, CEO and President, GreenAF Waste, Nix Waste Drive Increased Revenue and Decreased Expense Using Business Analytics Frederick Waite, Chairman/Co-Founder, BACE (Baler And Compaction Equipment) 10:00 am – 10:30 am Refreshment Break – Exhibit Hall (Emerald Ballroom) 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Session I (Coastal Ballroom C-B) Recycling Markets Update: What is Effecting Recycling Markets and Sustainability Initiatives? Everyone seems to be talking about plastics. From legislation and private brands’ commitments to ocean plastics, the plastics recycling industry is experiencing a brighter spotlight than ever before. Hear how these external initiatives are affecting the plastics recycling markets. Moderator: Nancy Womack, Director of Account and Sales Representatives Development, Greif Current Legislation Surrounding Plastic in the USA Stephanie Baker, Director of Market Development, KW Plastics Efforts to Maximize Recovery and Recycled Content Levels Nicole Smith, Sustainable Packaging Program Director, Coca Cola Sources of Plastic Marine Debris and Private Sector Action to Address Plastic Waste Stewart Harris, Senior Director, Marine and Environmental Stewardship, Plastics Division, American Chemistry Council 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (Coral Ballroom A-B) 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Session II (Coastal Ballroom C-B) Partnership Glass Recycling Opportunities in the Southeast Glass has long been considered a core recyclable since the inception of recycling programs. Despite a negative spin on bottles, the industry needs recycled glass (cullet). During an interactive panel, with help from the Glass Recycling Coalition, attendees can take part in a summit to learn how Florida could be a leader in glass collection and processing. Moderator: Michael Timpane, Vice President, RRS Scott DeFife, President, Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) Scott Miller, Director of Sustainability, Knauf Insulation Joe Meierhoff, Regional Sourcing Manager, Strategic Materials, Inc. 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Refreshment Break – Exhibit Hall (Emerald Ballroom) 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Session III (Coastal Ballroom C-B) Investing with a Systems Approach: Boosting Recycling, Recovery, and Remanufacturing in the Southeast, A Collaboration Between the Closed Loop Partners and The Recycling Partnership The need to improve the quantity and quality of recyclables is a high priority in light of current recycling market conditions, and new, rigorous efforts are needed to create circular supply chains to achieve effective environmental and economic outcomes. In this session, the speakers will highlight how they are working on a systems-based approach and new models they are developing to user in the next generation of recycling system modernization and innovation, with hopes to drive a reduction in the use of new plastic and other virgin materials. Moderator: Dr. Jon Powell, Director Special Projects, Closed Loop Partners Cody Marshall, Chief Community Strategy Officer, The Recycling Partnership Dr. Jon Powell, Director Special Projects, Closed Loop Partners 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Reception - Exhibit Hall (Emerald Ballroom) Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:45 am – 12:00 pm Registration Open (Emerald Ballroom Foyer) 7:45 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast – Exhibit Hall (Emerald Ballroom) 8:30 am – 10:30 am Applications for Artificial Intelligence (Coastal Ballroom C-B) and Robotics in Recycling and Material Processing Moderator: Sidney Wildes, Partner, Waste 2 Solutions How Robots can Help MRFs with Manpower Challenges David Marcouiller, Executive Vice-President Sales Engineering Group, Machinex Does Your Recycling Machine Talk to You, it Should! Kevin Edward Walker, Product Specialist for Smart Sensors for Mechanical Products, ABB Ability Artificial Intelligence & Robotics: Real-World Experiences Richmond McGee, Director of Enterprise Sales, AMP Robotics 10:30 am - 11:00 am Refreshment Break - Exhibit Hall (Emerald Ballroom) 11:00 am - 12:30 pm General Recycling Session - I (Coastal Ballroom C-B) Moderator: Heather Armstrong, Executive Director, Recycle Florida Today, Inc. Lifting the Veil: Marketing to Change Recycling Behavior Jessica Shrout, President, Circle Three Branding The Challenges in Recycling Are Beyond Just Materials Meredith Leahy, Waste Diversion Manager, Rubicon Global Maximize Participation – How to Motivate Your Recyclers Beth Martin, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Maryland Global Campus 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Golf Outing Sponsored by WM - Recycle America The Links Golf Club 165 Sandestin Blvd N Miramar Beach, FL 32550 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Golfer Sign-in 12:00 pm Shotgun Start 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (on your own) 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm General Recycling Session - II (Coastal Ballroom C-B) Moderator: Karen S. Moore, Environmental Administrator, Division of Waste Management, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Markets and Collection Techniques Erika Daley, Business Development Manager, PreZero US Waste-to-Energy's Role in Energy Security Dave Robau, Founder and CEO, National Energy USA New Solutions for Single Use Plastics Dave Bryla, CEO, WasteZero How McCormick Spice, #1 Sustainable Food Manufacture, reduces waste (cost) and increases recycling and reuse (revenue) and got to “Zero Waste to Landfill” Jeff Blankman, Sustainable Manufacturing Manager, McCormick & Company and Marty Metro, Founder/CEO, UsedCardboardBoxes & UCBZeroWaste 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Networking Session (On your own to network)