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AGENDA

 TUESDAY, October 30, 2018

8:30

Registration & Continental Breakfast (provided)

9:00

Introduction - Kaley Laleker, Maryland Department of the Environment and President, NERC’s Board of Directors

9:10

Welcoming Remarks - Commissioner, Rob Klee, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection  

9:20

Keynote Panel – The State & Future of Northeast MRFs - Perspectives on the changing landscape and anticipated future for the region’s MRFs. Panel Facilitator: Chaz Miller, NERC Board Member

Panelists

10:30

Networking Break with Exhibitors

11:00

Trends & Contracting – How MRFs can succeed given the challenging economics they are facing today and in the future. Session Facilitator: Steve Alexander, Executive Director, Association of Plastic Recyclers

Presenters

12:30

Networking Break with Exhibitors

12:30

Lunch (provided)                                                                           Advisory Member Luncheon

2:00

Building a Strong Contract for Recycling Services
Session Facilitator: Terri Goldberg, Executive Director, Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)
 
Presenters
 
3:15 Networking Break with Exhibitors

3:45

Operations Safety & Technology - Lithium batteries & fires; robotics; and more… Session Facilitator: Anne Germain, Director of Waste & Recycling, National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA)

 Presenters

  • Lithium Batteries in Recycling Stream – Todd Ellis, Northeast Regional Account Manager, Call2Recycle
  • MRF Fire Trends - Ryan Fogelman, Vice President National Accounts, Fire Rover
  • Technology & Future Economics - Nat Egosi, President & Chief Executive Officer, RRT Design and Construction

5:15

Adjourn

5:30

Social Hour - sponsored by    

WEDNESDAY, October 31, 2018 

8:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30

Introduction - Megan Pryor, Maine Department of Environmental Protection and Vice President, NERC’s Board of Directors

8:45

Impact of Growing E-commerce - Shifting materials in the waste stream and potential implications and solutions for future recycling systems. Session Facilitator: Terry Laibach, Section Supervisor,
Recycling & Outreach, Bureau of Waste Reduction & Recycling, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Presenters

  • Implications of Ecommerce for Packaging Recovery Systems - Scott Byrne, Board Member, Ameripen
  • Corrugate Trends and Impacts on Recovery - Dennis Colley, President/CEO, Fibre Box Association (FBA)
  • A Brand Perspective - Brent M. Heist, leads Global Packaging Sustainability Team, Procter & Gamble

10:00

Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:30

Tackling Contamination - Clear messaging and other strategies to engage the public and monitor contamination. Session Facilitator:  Brooke Nash, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Presenters

12:00

Adjourn

12:30

NERC Board Meeting

Conference Registration: Go here to register for NERC's Fall '18 Conference.

Lodging: NERC's Fall 2018 Conference will be held at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel. Reserve your room online. NERC's block rate for sleeping rooms is $119.

Conference Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received on or before October 10, 2018 are subject to a $75 fee. Absolutely no refunds will be given for cancellations after October 10th.

For more information about the Conference, email Mary Ann Remolador or call (802) 254-3636.