The Solid Waste Association of North America
in Partnership with the SWANA Florida Chapter presents:

SWANA Florida Winter Conference & 21st Annual Senior Executive Seminar

February 19, 2017 – February 21, 2017
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
Tampa, Florida

Registration information on the Florida Chapter website. Sponsor and Exhibitor details also can be found on the Florida Chapter website, along with golf information.

Preliminary Schedule

Sunday, February 19, 2017

12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SWANA Planning and Management Technical Division Meeting
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception

Monday, February 20, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker — Dr. Ken Baylor, Advanced Leadership Solutions, LLC
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Morning Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Application and Advancements of Recycling Funding and Diversion

Ron Gonen, The Closed Loop Fund

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Job Interview Tips and Techniques

Barry Shanoff, SWANA Chief Counsel

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Networking Break
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Applying Foreign Practices into the U.S. Solid Waste and Recycling Industry

Iñigo Sanz, FCC Environmental Services

4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m. Insight from the 2016 Planning and Management Distinguished Individual Achievement Award Recipient

Vance Kemler, City of Denton, Texas

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner and Award Presentation

The SWANA Planning and Management Technical Division will present its annual Distinguished Individual Achievement Award for service to SWANA and the Division.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Update on the State of the Solid Waste Industry

Michael E. Hoffman, Stifel

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Morning Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Measuring Recycling Panel

Bryan Staley, Environmental Research and Education Foundation
Barnes Johnson, EPA
Scott Pasternak, Burns & McDonnell

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Facilitated Discussion: Developing the Measuring Recycling SWANA Technical Policy
1:00 p.m. Golf Tournament at the Eagles Golf Club

Hotel Info

The SWANA Senior Executive Seminar and Florida Chapter Winter Conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. A block of rooms is available for participants who wish to stay over. To make your reservation, click HERE or contact the hotel directly at (813) 874-1234 to receive the discounted rate of $199 per night. Be sure to mention SWANA to receive this great rate, which is available until February 4, 2017. Call today and reserve your room!

Transportation to and from the airport is easy and complimentary. Just use the courtesy phones in the baggage claim area. The Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is only a 5–7 minute ride from Tampa International Airport. There is also complimentary self parking and basic high speed Internet access in the hotel lobby and guest rooms.

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607