2018 Program


Tentative Agenda

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Monday, March 19

11:00 - 5:00Registration Open
12:00 - 5:00Golf Tournament @ Sequoyah National
7:00Golf Awards Reception
Workshops & Tours
9:00 - 3:30Collegiate Recyclers Coalition Workshop
@ Western Carolina University
9:00 - 11:00Zero Waste: The Cherokee Way
@ Harrah's Cherokee Hotel and the Cherokee Tribal MRF
1:00 - 5:00 Chasing Paper - A Closed Loop Tour
@ Jackson Paper and Swain County MRF
2:00 - 5:00Keep America Beautiful Workshop
@ Harrah's Cherokee

Tuesday, March 20

8:00 - 5:00Registration Open
8:00 - NoonExhibitor Set-up
9:00 - 10:00First Timer's Meeting
10:00 - NoonWorkshops
- HHW Workshop
- Healthcare Sustainability Council Workshop
10:00 - NoonMeetings
- SERDC Board Meeting
- Collegiate Recyclers Coalition Business Meeting
10:30 - NoonSession
1- Tools Rule: Free Resources for Recycling Coordinators & Educators
Noon - 1:00Lunch in Exhibit Hall
(Exhibit Hall Open)
1:15 - 2:45General Session I
The New Economics of Recycling
2:45 - 3:00Break
3:00 - 4:30Concurrent Sessions
2 - Special Waste Café, Pick Two Special
3 - Resilient Communities in a Changing Climate
4 - Reality Check: Engaging New Audiences
4:30 - 6:30 Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall
8:00
(doors open at 7)
It Rocks to Recycle Benefit Concert

Wednesday, March 21

8:00 - 5:00Registration Open
8:00 - 6:30Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 - 9:00Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
9:00 - 10:00Concurrent Sessions
5 - How Communities Use Data, Apps and Tracking
6 -Building Momentum in C&D Recycling
7 - Go Geek: School & University Organics
8 - What's Working: An Overview of Zero Waste Initiatives
10:00 - 5:30 Silent Auction
10:00 - 10:30Break in Exhibit Hall
10:45 - 12:15Exhibit Hall Session
Exhibit Hall Demonstration Stations
12:15 - 1:30Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:30 - 3:00Concurrent Sessions
9 - Present MRF Trends & Future Technology
10 - Away from Home Recycling - Keeping Up the Momentum
11 - The Not-So-Basics of Organics Management
12 - It's Business Time: Economic Development Services
3:00 - 3:30Break
3:30 - 4:30CRA Town Hall, Business Meeting, & CRA Awards
4:30 - 6:30Reception in Exhibit Hall

Thursday, March 22

8:00 - 10:00Registration Open
8:00 - 11:00Exhibit Hall Open
Breakfast on your own
9:00 - 10:30Concurrent Sessions
13 - Throw the Pro: Troubleshooting Programs
14 - Glass
15 - Organics 3
10:30 - 11:00Break in Exhibit Hall
11:00 - 12:30Closing General Session
- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Programs
12:30Adjourn
11:00 - 3:00Exhibit Hall Breakdown