Please note that this is a tentative schedule and items are subject to change.  

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Sun Aug 11 2019, 1:00pm–5:00pm, Celebrityadd to calendar
Sun Aug 11 2019, 1:00pm–5:00pm, Foyeradd to calendar
Sun Aug 11 2019, 2:00pm–5:00pm, Celebrity Gadd to calendar
Sun Aug 11 2019, 5:00pm–6:30pm, Fireside Loungeadd to calendar
Mon Aug 12 2019, 7:00am–8:00am, Celebrity Gadd to calendar
Mon Aug 12 2019, 7:30am–8:15am, Celebrityadd to calendar
Mon Aug 12 2019, 8:30am–10:15am, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
Mon Aug 12 2019, 11:00am–12:30pm, AMB 1add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
REUSE/REDUCE
Speakers
None
Moderator
Ruth Abbe, Abbe & Associates
Creating opportunities for reuse and repair in your community.
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
REUSE/REDUCE
Speakers
Jeanine Sidran, StopWaste
Presentation Category:
Reuse/Reduce
Presentation Title:
Creating opportunities for reuse and repair in your community.
City of Hermosa Beach Community Yard Sale
Speakers
Kristy Morris, City of Hermosa Beach
Presentation Category:
Education and Outreach
Mon Aug 12 2019, 11:00am–12:30pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
Jack Johnson, County of San Mateo, Office of Sustainability
Susan Takalo, 2nd Harvest Food Bank
Joe La Mariana, SBWMA and RethinkWaste
Andrew Cheyne, California Food Banks
Moderator
Jack Johnson, County of San Mateo, Office of Sustainability
Mon Aug 12 2019, 11:00am–12:30pm, Celebrity Fadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
Suk Chong, Los Angeles County Public Works
Judi Gregory, Go2Zero Strategies
Isaac Chu, Tawa Industries
Moderator
Michelle P Leonard, SCS Engineers
Mon Aug 12 2019, 11:00am–12:30pm, AMB 3add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ZERO WASTE PLANS
Speakers
Mike Sangiacomo, Recology, Inc.
Doug Kobold, California Product Stewardship Council
Lori Mendez, esq, Law, Law Offices of Lori R. Mendez, P.L.C.
John Moore
Tim Goncharoff, County of Santa Cruz
Presentation Title:
The Frontiers of Plastic Pollution Prevention
Moderator
Tedd Ward, M.S., Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority
Mon Aug 12 2019, 11:00am–12:30pm, AMB 2add to calendar
Speakers
None
Moderator
Justine Fallon, Mattress Recycling Council
Future of E-Waste Management in California
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Ana Maria Stoian-Chu, CalRecycle
Presentation Category:
Markets
Corporate Pressure Points
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
REUSE/REDUCE
Speakers
Kelly McBee, As You Sow
Presentation Category:
Reuse/Reduce
Carpet Recycling in California - Successes, Challenges, and Learnings
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
POLICY
Speakers
Jacy Bolden, CARE
Presentation Category:
Education and Outreach
Policy
Mon Aug 12 2019, 12:30pm–2:30pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
Mon Aug 12 2019, 12:30pm–2:30pm, AMB 1add to calendar
Mon Aug 12 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, Celebrity Fadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
CLIMATE
POLICY
Speakers
Dr. Cameron Barrows, UC Riverside Center for Conservation Biology Desert Studies Initiative
Presentation Title:
A Citizen (Community) Science Approach to Understanding the Effects of Climate Change in Southern California
April Sall, CA Desert Coalition and Bodie Hills Conservation Partnership
Presentation Title:
Energy Development and Conservation in the California Desert
Deanna Pressgrove, City of Cathedral City
Presentation Title:
Creating a Sustainable City Culture
Moderator
John Davis
Mon Aug 12 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, AMB 2add to calendar
Speakers
None
Moderator
Victor Sanchez, City of Chula Vista, Environmental Services Dept.
Recycling Education and Outreach Strategies in Times of Change
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Speakers
Kate Wilkins, CalRecycle
Keeping it Clean: Communicating Effectively to Reduce Contamination
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Speakers
Lisa Duba, Gigantic Idea Studio
Insights from CA Mattress Recycling Study in Select Hmong, Latino, Korean, and Chinese Communities
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Speakers
Amanda Wall, Mattress Recycling Council
Stephen Groner, S. Groner Associates
Mon Aug 12 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, AMB 3add to calendar
Speakers
None
Moderator
Ruth Abbe, Abbe & Associates LLC
Best Practices in Passing Large Rate Increases
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
POLICY
Speakers
Garth Schultz, R3 Consulting Group, Inc.
What Can California Learn from the EU’s Approach to Single Use Plastic and the CE
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ZERO WASTE PLANS
Speakers
Sarah Edwards, Eunomia Research & Consult, INC.
Responding to the Recycling Markets: How to Adapt Your Franchise Agreements to the “New Normal”
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Marva Sheehan, HF&H Consultants, LLC
Mon Aug 12 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
Colleen Foster, City of Oceanside
Vallie Gilley, O'side Kitchen Collaborative
Jenna Roripaugh, O'side Kitchen Collaborative
Presentation Category:
Organics
Heather Sorgine, O'side Kitchen Collaborative
Moderator
Sarah Davis
Mon Aug 12 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, AMB 1add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
ZERO WASTE PLANS
Speakers
Andre Vllasenor, U.S. EPA Southern CA Field Office Planning & State Development Office
Presentation Title:
Reducing Excess Food: Set Your Sight on Source Reduction
Hank Brady, CalRecycle
Presentation Category:
Education and Outreach
Presentation Title:
SB 1383 Existing Tools and Funding Programs
George Minter, SoCalGas
Presentation Title:
The Waste-Energy Nexus: Your waste can be everyone’s renewable energy
Mr. Robert C. Hilton, CMC, HF&H Consultants
Presentation Title:
SB 1383 Implementation Tools Coming Soon
Moderator
Tracie Bills, SCS Engineers
Mon Aug 12 2019, 4:15pm–5:45pm, AMB 3add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
MARKETS
Implicit in the Fine Print - Market Risk Allocation in Recyclables Processing Agreements
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Constance Hornig, Law Offices
Encouraging Behavior Change through Reasonable Rate Structures
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Speakers
Jennifer Chong, City of Half Moon Bay
Kristine Day, City of Beaumont
Lily Quiroa, Waste Management
Moderator
Carrie Baxter, R3 Consulting Group, Inc.
Monica Devincenzi, Republic Services
Mon Aug 12 2019, 4:15pm–5:45pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
None
Moderator
Neil Edgar, California Compost Coalition
SB 1383 Edible Food Recovery Framework & Edible Food Measurement
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
Martine Gabrielle Boswell, CalRecycle
Getting clean organics at the source: education, outreach, and monitoring 
Speakers
Kimberly Scheibly, Marin Sanitary Service
[no title]
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Yaniv Scherson, Ph.D., P.E., Anaergia
Presentation Title:
Organics Recycling and Renewable Energy Generation from Mixed Solid Waste
Mon Aug 12 2019, 4:15pm–5:45pm, AMB 1add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION
MARKETS
Speakers
Shane Magennis, Florin Perkins Disposal
Bibhrajit Halder, Ph.D, Safe AI Inc.
Ryan Fogelman, Fire Rover LLC
Jerame Renteria, Zanker Recycling
Moderator
Michael Gross, Zanker Recycling
Mon Aug 12 2019, 4:15pm–5:45pm, AMB 2add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
REUSE/REDUCE
Speakers
Nicole Tai, GreenLynx and Bay Area Deconstruction Workgroup
Steffen Kuehr, TekTailor, Inc.
Moderator
Hilary Near, San Francisco Department of the Environment
Mon Aug 12 2019, 5:45pm–7:30pm, Celebrityadd to calendar
Mon Aug 12 2019, 9:00pm–11:59pm, Fireside Loungeadd to calendar
Tue Aug 13 2019, 7:00am–8:00am, Celebrity Gadd to calendar
Tue Aug 13 2019, 7:30am–8:45am, Celebrityadd to calendar
Tue Aug 13 2019, 9:00am–10:30am, AMB 3add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
SCHOOLS
Speakers
Jennifer Duran, Local Conservation Corps, Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission
Alan Ha, San Jose Conservation Corps
Presentation Title:
A case study on how Local Conservation Corps can help schools improve their waste management systems
Brandon Benton, Conservation Corps North Bay
Presentation Category:
Schools
Zero Waste Plans
Presentation Title:
Electronic Waste Recycling and Education for School Districts
Moderator
Debbi Dodson, Carton Council
Tue Aug 13 2019, 9:00am–10:30am, Celebrity Fadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
ORGANICS
ZERO WASTE PLANS
Speakers
Julie Muir, PSSI/Stanford Recycling
Presentation Category:
Education and Outreach
Organics
Christine Flowers, Keep California Beautiful
Presentation Category:
Education and Outreach
Zero Waste Plans
Mike Carey, Orange Coast College Recycling Center
Presentation Category:
Zero Waste Plans
Hassan Ghamlouch, Bachelor, University of California Riverside
Presentation Title:
How UC Riverside Will Achieve the University of California Zero Waste Goal
Moderator
Julie Muir, PSSI/Stanford Recycling
Tue Aug 13 2019, 9:00am–10:30am, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
SCHOOLS
Speakers
Julio Navarrete, Fremont Unified School District
Annalisa Belliss, StopWaste
Geertje Grootenhuis, San Diego Food System Alliance
Karl Go-Reynoso, Sodexo School Services, Fremont Unified School District
Presentation Title:
Child Nutrition Services Takes on Food Share Rollout After Successful Pilot
Moderator
Hugo Gregoire, StopWaste
Tue Aug 13 2019, 9:00am–10:30am, AMB 2add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
REUSE/REDUCE
Speakers
Miranda Wang, BioCellection, Inc.
Valerie Osmond, City of San Jose Environmental Services Department
Katelyn Lewis, Green Waste Recovery
Moderator
Jeff Anderson, City of San Jose
Tue Aug 13 2019, 9:00am–10:30am, AMB 1add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Mark Murray, Californians Against Waste
Alex Oseguera, Waste Management
Louie Pellegrini, Alameda County Industries
Scott Smithline, CalRecycle
Jeff Donlevy, Ming's Recycling Corporation
Moderator
Richard Valle, Tri-CED Community Recycling
Tue Aug 13 2019, 10:30am–12:30pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
Tue Aug 13 2019, 12:30pm–1:30pm, Celebrityadd to calendar
Tue Aug 13 2019, 12:30pm–2:30pm, Celebrity Gadd to calendar
Tue Aug 13 2019, 1:30pm–2:30pm, AMB 1add to calendar
Tue Aug 13 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, AMB 1add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
CLIMATE
Speakers
Calla Rose B Ostrander, Phoenix Rising Resources, LLC
Dr. Chandra Richards, Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County
Moderator
Will Bakx, Sonoma Compost/Renewable Sonoma
Tue Aug 13 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
ORGANICS
Speakers
Jeff Ziegenbein, Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority
Kurt Schoppe, SA Recycling and SA Organics Recycling
Tom Koutroulis, County of Orange
Moderator
Matt Cotton, Integrated Waste Management Consulting LLC
Tue Aug 13 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, AMB 2add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Speakers
None
Moderator
Martie Solomon, City of Chula Vista
Recycling Ambassadors: Empowering Multi-Family Residents through Peer-to-Peer Education & Outreach
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Speakers
Jessica Aldridge, Athens Services
Madisen Gittlin, Global Green
Improving Recycling and Composting at Multifamily Properties through Zero Waste Property Plans.
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Speakers
Freddy Coronado, San Francisco Department of the Environment
Tue Aug 13 2019, 2:30pm–4:00pm, AMB 3add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
SCHOOLS
Speakers
Colleen Foster, City of Oceanside
Presentation Category:
Schools
Zero Waste Plans
Naomi Shadwell, Oceanside Unified School District
Presentation Category:
Schools
Zero Waste Plans
Janis Jones, Oceanside Unified School District
Presentation Category:
Schools
Zero Waste Plans
Adysan Schrom, Oceanside Unified School District
Presentation Category:
Schools
Presentation Title:
School Recycling: How to Convince a School District to Get On Board
Moderator
Jill Buck, Go Green Initiative
Tue Aug 13 2019, 2:30pm–4:30pm, Celebrityadd to calendar
Tue Aug 13 2019, 4:15pm–5:45pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
None
Moderator
Lisa Coelho, SCS Engineers
Riverside Food Rescue & Waste Prevention Program
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
James Rowland, Riverside County Department of Waste Resources
When Waste Diversion Means Life – Loaves & Fishes and Joint Venture Silicon Valley’s A La Carte Program
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
Mauricio Cordova , Loaves and Fishes Family Kitchen
Tue Aug 13 2019, 4:15pm–5:45pm, AMB 2add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
ILLEGAL DUMPING
MARINE DEBRIS
Speakers
None
Moderator
Ruth Abbe, Abbe & Associates
TrashBlitz-Stopping the flow of plastic from land to sea
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Speakers
Melissa Aguayo, The 5 Gyres Institute
Stormwater, Wastewater, and Solid Waste: Understanding the Nexus
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ILLEGAL DUMPING
MARINE DEBRIS
Speakers
Robert C. Hilton, CMC, HF&H Consultants
California Ocean Litter Prevention Strategy: Addressing Marine Debris from Source to Sea
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ILLEGAL DUMPING
MARINE DEBRIS
Speakers
Dr Sherry Lippiatt, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration / Marine Debris Program
Tue Aug 13 2019, 4:15pm–5:45pm, AMB 1add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ILLEGAL DUMPING
MARKETS
Speakers
None
Moderator
Leslie Lukacs, Zero Waste Sonoma
Measuring 'Escaped' Trash
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ILLEGAL DUMPING
Speakers
Amanda Hong, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 8
CalRecycle's Farm, Ranch & Tribal Land Illegal Dumping Cleanup Grant
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ILLEGAL DUMPING
Speakers
Stephanie Becker, CalRecycle
Presentation Title:
CalRecycle's Farm, Ranch & Tribal Land Illegal Dumping Cleanup Grant
Let’s Talk about Conversion, Not just Diversion
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Gina Lee, Circular CoLab and the UPcyclers Network
Presentation Title:
Let’s Talk about Conversion, Not just Diversion; Upcyclers Network
Tue Aug 13 2019, 4:15pm–5:45pm, AMB 3add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
SCHOOLS
Speakers
Taylor Hacker, Oak Crest Middle School
Drew Larsen, Ocean Knoll Elementary School
Maya Faris, Capri Elementary School
Moderator
Alice Larsen, Ocean Knoll Elementary School
Tue Aug 13 2019, 8:30pm–11:59pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
Wed Aug 14 2019, 8:00am–8:45am, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar
Wed Aug 14 2019, 8:00am–8:45am, Foyeradd to calendar
Wed Aug 14 2019, 9:00am–10:30am, AMB 1add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ILLEGAL DUMPING
Speakers
Sarah Edwards, Eunomia Research & Consult, INC.
Chris Lehon, Sacramento County
Moderator
Manuel Medrano, City of Chula Vista
Wed Aug 14 2019, 9:00am–10:30am, AMB 3add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
Kerry Parker, City of Alameda
Martin Bourque, Ecology Center
Heidi Obermeit, City of Berkeley
Miriam Gordon, UPSTREAM
Moderator
Jack Macy, San Francisco Department of the Environment
Wed Aug 14 2019, 9:00am–10:30am, AMB 2add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
CLIMATE
Deconstruction, Wood Reuse & Reducing Greenhouse Gasses
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
CLIMATE
CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION
Speakers
Nicole Tai, GreenLynx, Bay Area Deconstruction Workgroup, Reuse Alliance
Dealing with the aftermath of the Camp Fire
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
CLIMATE
Speakers
Jennifer Arbuckle, Northern Recycling and Waste Services
Moderator
Tracie Bills, SCS Engineers
Wed Aug 14 2019, 10:45am–12:15pm, AMB 2add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
ORGANICS
POLICY
Speakers
None
Moderator
David Didonato, City of Chula Vista
It’s Not As Scary As You Thought: How to Start Implementing SB 1383 Programs
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
POLICY
Speakers
Philip Mainolfi, HF&H Consultants, LLC
SB1383- The Measurements Behind The Regulation
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
POLICY
Speakers
Dieter Eckels, Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc.
New Era for Waste and Recycling: Realizing the Organic Waste Reduction Goals of SB 1383
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
POLICY
Speakers
Veronica Pardo, California Refuse Recycling Council, Northern District
Wed Aug 14 2019, 10:45am–12:15pm, AMB 1add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
None
Moderator
John Davis, Mojave Desert & Mountain Recycling
Addressing Contamination: Gresham’s Law, National Sword, and Realistic Local Steps for a National Problem.
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Dr. Lisa A. Skumatz, Ph.D., Skumatz Economic Research Associates (SERA)
Finding a Silver Lining: How the Circular Economy is Responding to China’s Scrap Ban
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Dylan de Thomas, The Recycling Partnership
Annual Cost of Contamination in Recycling Streams in the U.S.
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
MARKETS
Speakers
Susan Collins, Container Recycling Institute
Presentation Category:
Markets
Wed Aug 14 2019, 10:45am–12:15pm, AMB 3add to calendar
PRESENTATION CATEGORY
ORGANICS
Speakers
Michael Martinez, LA Compost
Kourtnii Brown, Common Compost
Moderator
Calla Rose B Ostrander, Phoenix Rising Resources, LLC
Wed Aug 14 2019, 12:30pm–1:45pm, Ambassador Ballroomadd to calendar