Invited Session: Waste Management Challenges

Drivers of Opportunity in Solid Waste (0.5 CEU)

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
14:45 – 15:15
Room 309

With nearly 30 years of financial experience covering environmental services, Stifel brings a unique perspective on the drivers of opportunity from a fundamental/social/economic perspective. We will share that insight with the audience on what is and is not likely to occur.

Audience participants will be presented with a dynamic assessment of how the fundamentals of solid waste management could change, how fast those changes could be evident and what is the impact on climate change, recycling, reuse, reduce and long-term waste management practices.



Michael E. Hoffman, Managing Director and Group Head of Diversified Industrials Research, Stifel
Michael Hoffman

Michael E. Hoffman joined Stifel in 2014. Based out of the Baltimore office, he is a managing director and group head of the diversified industrial research sector, covering environmental services. His past awards include ranking #2 in pollution control from Institutional Investor, Greenwich Associates, and Reuters. Mr. Hoffman has been an analyst for more than 29 years. He has been a director of research, president, chief operating officer of a broker-dealer, deputy director of research, head of fixed income research and group head of diversified industrial research, and head of global value research. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Widener University and an Master’s degree from the Johnson School at Cornell University. He is the 2001 owner/rider winner of the 105th Maryland Hunt Cup, an errant golfer and avid fly fisherman.