Agenda

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

2:00 pm – 6:30 pm                    Registration Open


2:00 pm - 5:00 pm                     Exhibitor Set up


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm                     Reception

Monday, June 3, 2019

8:00 am – 6:00 pm                    Registration Open


7:30 am – 8:30 am                    Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall


8:00 am - 10:00 am                   Opening Session


Welcome: Gene Jones, CEO, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.


Moderator:  TBD


Waste Conversion Technologies: Applications, Challenges, and Economic Drivers

Colin Kelly, Vice President of Business Development, Brightmark Energy


Potential Collaboration Between Consumer Goods Companies and the Waste Conversion Industry

Roger Zellner, Owner, Rogue Zebra Consulting, Former Mondelez & Kraft Foods Global R&D Packaging Director


Commercialization of Waste Gasification

Mike Hart, CEO, Sierra Energy


Waste Diversion Technologies Fueling a Circular Economy & Sustainable Mobility

David McConnell, Vice President, Business Development, Enerkem


Converting Liquid Waste into Hydrogen Based Fuels

Jim Cohen, Sr. Vice President of Corporate Sales, MagneGas


10:00 am - 10:30 am                 Break - Exhibit Hall


10:30 am - 12:30 pm                General Waste Conversion Technology Session - I


Moderator: TBD


The Creation of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) and Biogas through a Mechanical Biological Treatment Technology

Glen Tobiason, Quality and Environmental Management, Zweckverband Abfallbehandlung Kahlenberg


Biochemical Methane Potential of the Liquid Phase from Hydrothermal Carbonization of Municipal Solid Waste 

Kameron Adams, Old Dominion University-Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Opportunities for Municipal Organic Waste Conversion

Kawsar Vazifdar, Los Angeles County Public Works


Trends in Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste

Ryan Cooper, Rubicon Global


The Use of Prism Cold Plasma for the Conversion of Carbonaceous Fuels into a Hydrogen Rich Syngas

Nat Mundy, Freedom Energy Tech


12:30 pm – 1:30 pm                  Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm                 General Waste Conversion Technology Session - II


Moderator: Steve Changaris, Regional Director – Northeast Region, National Waste and Recycling Association


One Landfill’s Approach to Making Processed Engineered Fuels (PEF) – CIP Puebla

Brian Schellati, Van Dyke Recycling Solutions


New Road for Low Value Paper: Using AD to Produce RNG Vehicle Fuel

Norma McDonald, Organic Waste Systems, Inc (OWS)


Recovering Hydrogen from Biowaste and Energy Storage

Melahn Parker, Chemergy


Processing Municipal Solid Waste into Fuels

Dirk Lechtenberg, MVW Lechtenberg & Partner


Lumber Business Uses Landfill Plant's Excess Heat to Dry Wood

James Zecca, Retired Director, Madison County, NY Dept. of Solid Waste and Kipp Hicks, Director, Madison County Industrial Development Agency


3:30 pm – 4:00 pm                Refreshment Break: Exhibit Hall


4:00 pm – 5:30 pm                Where's the Money?


Moderator: Michael Theroux, Vice President, JDMT, Inc.


Andy Lutz, Vice President of Project Operations, Zynergy Capital

Daren Gretz, Aon Risk Solutions

Rashid Wahab, HyperMetro


5:30 pm – 7:00 pm               Welcome Reception: Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

8:00 am – 12:00 pm                 Registration Open


8:00 am – 8:30 am                   Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall


8:30 am – 10:30 am                Conversion Technologies for Plastic Waste Streams


Moderator: Craig Cookson, American Chemistry Council (INVITED)


Material Recycling of Automotive Shredder Residue (ASR) and Plastic Wastes via Thermal Conversion

Marianne Gyllenhammar, Stena Recycling International AB


Circular Economy – Creating New Recycling Solutions for Plastic Packaging Waste through on Chemcial Recycling

Thomas Pflügl, eWASTE Umweltconsulting GmbH


PolyUsable – How Chemical Recycling Will Make ‘Single Use Plastic’ a Footnote in Human History

Jon Timbers, Senior Manager – Innovation and Sustainability, Americas Styrenics, LLC


Creating Renewable Fuels/Petrochemicals from Plastic Waste

Jim Garrett, CEO, Vadxx


The Use of a Barge-Mounted Conversion Technology to Produce Power from Plastic Waste

Dr. Adam Aleksander, Vice President, Precision Energy Services, Inc. and President, Plastics to Power, Inc.


10:30 am – 11:00 am                Refreshment Break: Exhibit Hall


11:00 am – 12:30 pm                Waste Conversion Sustainabilty Forum


Moderator:  Rashid Wahab, HyperMetro


12:30 pm                                      Adjourn


12:30 pm - 2:00 pm                 Exhibitor Breakdown