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Resource Recycling 2015 Schedule-at-a-Glance

For a full description of the agenda and sessions, please view the session descriptions. Times and events are subject to change without notice.  Additional information will be added as it becomes available. 

Several pre, during and post conference workshops and events are being held in conjunction with the conference. These events may require separate registration and additional fees. Schedule items in bold below are included with the Resource Recycling Conference registration.

Monday, September 28

8:00 – 6:30 pm Registration Open Marriott Ballroom Prefunction
9:00 - 10:00 am NRC Board Meeting Florida/Illinois
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Zero Waste Training Santa Fe
10:00 am - 12:00 pm NRC Membership Meeting and Candidates Forum Indiana Ballroom A-C
2:30 – 7:00 pm Exhibitor Set-up Marriott Ballroom 6-10
Afternoon Recycling Facility Tours - To Be Determined Various Locations
2:00 – 4:15 pm Recycling Innovators Forum Indiana Ballroom E
1:00 – 4:00 pm Curbside Recycling: 
Transitioning to Cart Based Collection
Indiana Ballroom D
1:00 - 4:30 pm Recycling Organizations Meeting (ROC) Florida/Illinois
4:30 – 6:30 pm Recycling Innovators Forum
Awards Reception
Denver Prefunction

Tuesday, September 29

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open Marriott Ballroom Prefunction
8:15 – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast Marriott Ballroom Prefunction
9:00 – 10:00 am Opening Keynote: Adam Minter Marriott Ballroom 1 – 5
10:00 – 10:45 am Morning Break in Exhibit Hall Marriott Ballroom 6 – 10
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Plenary I: Separation Anxiety:
Indianapolis and the Dirty MRF Debate
John Barth, Myles Cohen, Carey Hamilton, Scott Saunders, Brian Schellati,  Scott Holkeboer, Moderator: Nat Egosi
Marriott Ballroom 1 – 5
12:15 –1:00 pm Networking Lunch Indiana Ballroom E-G
12:15 - 1:30 pm NRC Board Meeting Indiana Ballroom AB
1:00 – 1:30 pm Break in Exhibit Hall Marriott Ballroom 6 – 10
1:30 – 3:00 pm Concurrent A: Can Producer Responsibility Work for Packaging?
Ursula Denison,  Michael Westerfield, Matt Prindiville, Laura Rowell, Moderator: Jerry Powell
Marriott Ballroom 5
1:30 – 3:00 pm Concurrent B: Managing Municipal Organics, sponsored by BioCycle
Nora Goldstein, Barb Eckstrom, Pete Chism,
Molly Brumley, Jerry Bartlett 
Marriott Ballroom 1 – 4
3:00 – 3:30 pm Afternoon Break in Exhibit Hall Marriott Ballroom 6 – 10
3:00 - 5:00 pm Food Recovery Roundtable (Invite Only) Santa Fe
3:30 – 5:00 pm Concurrent C: How Data is
Transforming Recycling
Ted Siegler, Scott Mouw, Rob Taylor, David Post, Ron Vance
Marriott Ballroom 5
3:30 – 5:00 pm Concurrent D: Where MRFs and Markets Meet
 Michael Timpane, Bill Moore, Patty Moore, Matt Yount, Moderator: Betsy Dorn
Marriott Ballroom 1 – 4
5:00 – 7:00 pm Networking Reception Marriott Ballroom 6 – 10

Wednesday, September 30

7:30 am – 12:00 pm Registration Open  Marriott Ballroom Prefunction
8:00 – 8:30 am  Continental Breakfast  Marriott Ballroom Prefunction
8:30 – 10:00 am   Plenary II: On-the-Ground Updates
from the Recycling Partnership
Keefe Harrison, Kim Hynes, Rachel Mansell, TBA
Marriott Ballroom 1 – 5
10:00 – 10:30 am Morning Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall Marriott Ballroom 6 – 10
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent E: State-Level Tools to
Boost Local Programs
Chris Ronson, McKenna Morrigan, Abby Goldsmith, Moderator: Lisa Skumatz
Marriott Ballroom 5
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent F: Tackling Contamination
Derric Brown, Harvey Gershman, Susan Robinson, Samantha MacBride, Moderator: Brenda Pulley
Marriott Ballroom 1 – 4
12:00 – 1:00 pm Networking Lunch Indiana Ballroom E-G
12:00 - 1:00 pm State Recycling Leaders Group Lunch Indiana Ballroom D
12:00 - 1:00 pm Murray J. Fox Scholarship and
NRC Annual Awards Presentation Lunch
Indiana Ballroom AB
12:15 – 5:00 pm  Exhibitor Tear-down Marriott Ballroom 6 – 10
1:00 – 1:30 pm  Plenary III: Updates from the Closed Loop Fund
Ron Gonen
Marriott Ballroom 1 – 5
1:45 – 3:00 pm  Plenary IV: The Intersection of
Recycling and Sustainability
David Allaway, Wes Sullens, Liz Resek, Moderator: Fran McPoland
Marriott Ballroom 1 – 5
3:00 - 5:00 pm NRC Roundtable on How ROs and Communities Can Move to SMM Indiana Ballroom AB