SERC 2019 has been approved for Continuing Education for Solid Waste Management Facility Operators and Spotters in Florida
In Addition SERC 2019 has approved for up to 12 CEUs from SWANA.
Note: Session titles and names highlighted in GREEN are linked to pages that contain speaker/moderator profiles.
Noon – 6:30 pm Registration Open (Room: Registration Desk 1)
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Exhibitor Setup (Room: Grand Ballroom C)
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Workshop (Room: Salon 4)
Bill Moore, President, and Dan Gee, Senior Associate, Moore & Associates
A separate fee of $67 is required for this workshop.
Click HERE, to Register for this workshop.
4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Welcome Reception – Exhibit Hall (Room: Grand Ballroom C
7:45 am – 6:30 pm Registration Open (Room: Registration Desk 1)
7:45 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast – Exhibit Hall (Room: Grand Ballroom C)
8:30 am – 10:00 am Opening Session (Plenary) (Room: Grand Ballroom A)
Welcome: Gene Jones, CEO, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.
Moderator: Nancy Womack, Director of Account and Representative Development, Caraustar Recycling
Chaz Miller, President, Miller and Associates
Bill Caesar, CEO, WCA Waste Corporation
DJ VanDeusen, Senior Vice President, Recycling Division, WestRock
10:00 am – 10:30 am Refreshment Break – Exhibit Hall (Room: Grand Ballroom C)
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Session I (Room: Grand Ballroom A)
Overview of Domestic and Foreign Recycling Markets
Amy Boyson, Community Affairs Manager, Waste Management
Dr. Steve Wong, Chairman, Fukutimi Recycling Co., Ltd.
Rahul Kejriwal, Chairman, Kejriwal Group International
Daryl Arias, CEO and President, GreenAF Waste, Nix Waste
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (Room: Grand Ballroom)
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Session II (Room: Grand Ballroom A)
Maximizing Value and Market Development with Plastics
Igor Beylin, Owner, Universal Commodity Services, Inc.
Betsy Dorn, Director, RSE USA
Dr. Bryan Hauger, President, Bryan Hauger Consulting, Inc.
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Refreshment Break – Exhibit Hall (Room: Grand Ballroom C)
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Session III (Room: Grand Ballroom A)
General Recycling Session
Moderator: Sidney Wildes, Partner, Waste 2 Solutions
Bob Huffer, Eastern Regional Sales Manager, General Kinematics
Tod Lyons, Communications and Sustainability Manager, Interstate Batteries Recycling
Raymond H. Schauer, Director of Engineering and Public Works, Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County
Dr. Robert Peoples, Executive Director, Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE)
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Reception (Room: Grand Ballroom C)
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm VIP Outing at TopGolf
VIP Network Outing is for Sponsors, Exhibitors and
(Includes dinner, open bar and 3 hours of unlimited TopGolf Play)
A separate fee of $115 is required. Space is Limited.
Contact Nicki Mayfield for more info. firstname.lastname@example.org
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration Open (Room: Registration Desk 1)
8:00 am – 8:45 am Continental Breakfast
Networking Session – Exhibit Hall (Room: Grand Ballroom C)
8:45 am – 10:30 am Session IV (Room: Grand Ballroom A)
A Review of Recovered Material Considerations
Moderator: Will Sagar, Executive Director, Southeast Recycling Development Council (SERDC)
Willie Puz, Director of Public Affairs and Recycling, Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County
Michael Simpson, Executive Director, Northeast Resource Recovery Association
John Culbertson, Vice President, MSW Consultants, LLC
Steven Noack, Senior Buyer, Novelis
10:30 am - 11:00 am Refreshment Break - Exhibit Hall (Room: Grand Ballroom C)
11:00 am - Noon Session V (Room: Grand Ballroom A)
The Incorporation of Technology in Waste Management
David Rachelson, Vice President of Sustainability, Rubicon Global
Advancements in Quality Measurement Technologies
Presenter TBD, merQbiz
11:15 am – 5:00 pm Golf Outing - Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Course
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm Specialty Workshop (Room : TBD)
Storm Debris Management Workshop
Post Disaster Debris Management 101
Brittany Perkins Castillo, CEO, AshBritt, Inc.
This workshop is free to SERC and RFT attendees. Seating is limited.
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Understanding Hazardous Waste
A separate fee of $145 is required for this training course.
Click HERE, to Register for this workshop.
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Registration Open (Room: Registration Desk 1)
10:00 am – Noon RFT Board Meeting (Room: Salon 2)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Beyond 34 Regional Town Hall (Room: Salon 4)
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception:
Evening Networking Mixer (Room: TBD)
* Room for Breaks and meetings will be in Grand Ballroom A.
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Open (Room: Registration Desk 1)
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 8:45 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 am – 10:00 am General Session 1
Creating Success in your Program
Session summary: In this informative lightning round session, hear from a number of recycling pros who have created far-reaching, effective programs.
10:00 am – 10:30 am Morning Networking Break
10:30 am – 11:45 am General Session 2
Current Organics Recycling Issues
Session summary: Session will include presentations on the compelling issues in the arena of Florida Organics Recycling! These will include:
11:45 am – Noon Association Updates
Noon – 1:15 pm Lunch – On Your Own
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm General Session 3
Contracts: What to Look For, What to Do When Changes Occur, and Lessons Learned
Session summary: This session will discuss contract basics, what to look for in negotiations, how to address unforeseen changes in the market, and lessons learned.
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Afternoon Networking Refreshment Break
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm General Session 4
Florida Legislative Updates
Session summary: Join us for updates on what you may expect to hear this session and gain tools to help you keep on top of the latest legislative developments taking place in Florida.
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm General Session 5
Trending Topics Quick-Fire Discussion
Session summary: Here’s your opportunity to share and be heard in this session where you are the speaker. During this block we’ll discuss the 3 most popular talking points facing our industry today as polled and submitted by attendees in a moderator lead quick-fire.
5:00 pm Adjourn