SWANA

WASTECON® 2018 Schedule at a Glance

All events located at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, August 18, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. SWANA International Board Meetings
Sunday, August 19, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Event Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. SWANA International Board Meetings
Monday, August 20, 2018
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Event Registration
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Golf Outing
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibitor Move-In
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Off-site Facility Tours and Immersion Experiences (Separate Fee Required)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshops (Separate Fee Required)
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. SWANA’s Summer Training Center
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. SWANA’s Exhibitor & Sponsor Summer Success Summit (RSVP required. For invitations, contact exhibits@swana.org)
TBD Student Design Competition Presentations
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Welcome Reception
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. YP Networking Event
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
6:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Mind and Body Sunrise Sessions
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Event Registration
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. SWANA’s Summer Training Center
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CEU FasTrack Meet Up
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies and Keynote Speakers
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Concurrent Education Sessions and Learning Labs
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. SWANA Safety Summit
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Mind and Body Sunrise Sessions
8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Event Registration
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. SWANA’s Summer Training Center
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. CEU FasTrack Meet Up
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Keynote Speakers
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ISRI-SWANA MRF Summit
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. SWANA’s Awards Luncheon
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Concurrent Education Sessions and Learning Labs
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SWANA Safety Summit
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Networking Event
Thursday, August 23, 2018
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Event Registration
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Certification Exam Check-in (Exams will be administered following check-in)
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. CEU FasTrack Meet Up
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Keynote Speakers
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ISRI-SWANA MRF Summit
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Closing Ceremonies and Keynote