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Join Up with YPs @ ISWA World Congress & WASTECON 2017


ISWA World Congress & WASTECON 2017 offers specific events that highlight the interests and career aspirations of SWANA’s 35 and under segment—Young Professionals (YP) and ISWA's YPG group.

Your YP-focused schedule looks something like this:

8:00 – 13:00

SWANA International Board Meetings

10:00 – 12:00

ISWA National Member Meeting

12:00 – 13:30

ISWA General Assembly Lunch

13:30 – 17:00

ISWA General Assembly Meeting

13:00 – 17:00

ISWA Landfill Working Group Meeting
Young Professionals

13:00 – 17:00

Student Design Competition — Part I

17:30

5K Fun Run/Walk for Charity

Benefiting the ISWA Scholarship Programme that supports children living and working in active dumpsites in Nicaragua. Includes commemorative T-shirt. The event ends at a favorite local Bal'mer watering hole to celebrate.

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Young Professionals

7:00 – 10:00

Student Design Competition — Part II

8:00 – 20:00

Registration Open

9:15 – 9:45

Round Table Meet & Greet

Kick-off the week at the informal meet & greet round tables. Connect with old friends and make new ones.

10:00 – 10:30

Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speakers

Antonis Mavropoulos, ISWA President
Richard Allen, SWANA President

ISWA Award Presentations Part 1

Young Professionals

10:30 – 10:45

Introduction of the Key ISWA Issues

Young Professionals Group

Climate Change

11:00 – 11:45

Climate Change Keynote Session

11:45 – 12:45

CEO Roundtable Keynote Session

Jim Fish, Waste Management
Steve Jones, Covanta
Gustavo Coria, CEAMSE (Argentina)

12:45 – 14:00

Flying “Sparcs” and “Ugly Foods” Luncheon

To show our commitment to mitigate organic waste, we”ve designed a beautiful lunch using Sparcs (that”s scraps spelled backwards) and other “ugly foods”.

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Smart Technologies

14:00 – 15:00

Smart Technologies Keynote Session — Smart Cities: The data-driven evolution of waste management

Nate Morris, Rubicon
Marianne Blanc, Suez

Circular Economy

15:30 – 17:15

Circular Economy Keynote Session

15:30 – 15:45 — Introduction of Circular Economy Segment, ISWA Working Groups and SWANA Technical Divisions

15:45 – 16:45 — John Bradburn, General Motors

16:45 – 17:15 — Nelson Switzer, Nestle Water NA

Smart Technologies

17:15 – 18:00

Smart Technologies Keynote Panel: Smart Technologies and their impact on Collection & Transportation of Waste

Facilitator: Don Ross, Kessler Consulting

Panelists:
Antonis Mavropoulos, President, ISWA
Jason Gate, Compology
Don Diego Padilla, Fleetmind
Vivek Agrawl, WGCTT Chair, ISWA
Marc Rogoff, SCS Engineers

14:00 – 18:00

Concurrent Sessions

18:30 – 21:00

Opening Reception — Exhibit Halls

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Young Professionals

21:00 – 23:00

Young Professionals Networking Event

7:00 – 8:00

Morning Stretch

9:00 – 11:00

Concurrent Sessions
Closing Dumpsites

11:00 – 11:50

Closing the Dump Sites Keynote Session/Proclamation

Antonis Mavropoulos, ISWA President

Young Professionals

11:50 – 12:10

YPG Solutions presentations

12:10 – 13:00

Closing Ceremonies

13:00 – 17:00

Closing Reception and Exhibit

13:00 – 17:00

ISWA Energy Recovery Working Group and SWANA Waste-to-Energy Technical Division Joint Meeting