Monday, October 8, 2018

WELCOME PLENARY SESSION
Rooms A&B

1-2:30 p.m.

Mayor of Council Bluffs

Conference Committee

Safety Culture: How to Move the Safety Needle in the Waste Industry, Charlie Sedlock, Hamm Waste Services


PLENARY SESSION

Rooms A&B

3-3:45 p.m.Zero Waste: What's in the Name, Allison Trulock, NewGen Strategies and Solutions

BOARD MEETINGS

Rooms E&F

3:45-4:15 p.m.
IRA Annual Board Meeting and Monthly Meeting
4:20-4:50 p.m.ISOSWO Annual Meeting

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

PLENARY SESSION

Rooms A&B

8:30-10:20 a.m.

Shannon Meister, IRA President 

Bill Rowland, ISOSWO President

DNR Update, Jennifer Wright, Iowa DNR

Addressing Changing Recycling Markets David Biderman, Executive Director/CEO of SWANA



CONCURRENT SESSION

Room F

CONCURRENT SESSION

Rooms K&L

CONCURRENT SESSION

Rooms H&I

10:50-11:30 a.m. 

Ending Post Closure

20 Years of Lean Manufacturing: Concepts to Apply in Waste and Recycling IndustryHow On-Boarding can Improve Employee Engagement and Retention

KEYNOTE PLENARY SESSION

Rooms A&B

11:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m.

Luncheon

IRA and ISOSWO Awards Presentations

A Piece of the PuzzleKeynote Coach Kevin Kush


CONCURRENT SESSION
Room F
CONCURRENT SESSION
Rooms K&L
CONCURRENT SESSION
Rooms H&I
1:50-2:20 p.m. 
Well Field Data Management at a GlanceWhat's Been Working in the Midwest with PAYTEstablishing Relationships with Legislators
2:50-3:20 p.m.Deciphering Lab ResultsSWANA's Measuring Recycling Technical PolicyGood Contracts make Good Partners
3:25-3:55 p.m.Lock-Out Tag-OutNext TierBest Practices in Solid Waste Hiring
4-5 p.m.

Lean-Continuous Improvement


Commercial Re-development of a Former Solid Waste Dump Site

Rising to the Challenge: How Dane County Leads C&D in WI


Doing Good (Green) While Making a Profit (Green)

Municipal Finance Planning and Investment


Today's Cash Reserves Investing


Wednesday, October 10, 2018  

SAFETY ROUNDTABLE

Room D

7:30-8:30 a.m.ISOSWO Safety Subcommittee Quarterly Meeting and Roundtable, moderated by Laura Routh, ISOSWO Safety Ambassador

PLENARY SESSION
Rooms A&B

8:30-9:15 a.m.
Enhancing Recycling through Market Development and Product Stewardship, Michelle Leonard, SCS Engineers

TOUR 

TRAINING

Room D

TRAINING

Rooms K&L

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Tour of Sarpy County Landfill, Sarpy County Transfer Station and First Star FiberMarkets Boot CampOrganics Boot Camp

2018 EDUCATION SESSION SUMMARY

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