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Conference & Exhibit Hall: August 10-13, 2020

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Omar Abou-Sayed

Chief Executive Officer
GeoEnvironment Technologies (a division of Advantek Waste Management Services)

Marisa Adler

Senior Consultant
Resource Recycling Systems (RRS)

Nadeem Afghan

President and CEO
BIOFerm Energy Systems

Komal Ahmad

Founder and CEO

Rashi Akki

Founder and CEO
Ag-Grid Energy

Dr. László Aleksza PhD

ProfiKomp Környezettechnika Zrt., L., and Zsuzsanna Üveges, Szent István University

Aubrey Alvarez

Co-founder and Executive Director
Eat Greater Des Moines

Lee Anderson

Director of Global Issues Management & Public Affairs
General Mills

Richard Anthony

Richard Anthony Associates

Charlie Appleby

Integrated Waste Solutions

Kevin Atkinson

President & Owner
Texas Pride Disposal


Mr. Robert Ballantyne Jr.

Director of Research and Development
Resource West, Inc

Amy Banister

Senior Director Air Programs
Waste Management

Dave Baran

Director of Project Development
Quasar Energy Group

Nicole Bassett

The Renewal Workshop

Jeff Beegle MS

Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer
mobius pbc

Mr Brett Belda

Vice President, Sales
Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Brent Bell

Vice President
Waste Management

Michael Benedetto

Vice President
Tidewater Fiber Corporation

Gary Bilbro

Regional Manager
EcoSafe Zero Waste

Tracie Bills

North California Director
Sustainable Materials Management - SCS Engineers

Justin Bland

Director, Commercial Waste Zoning
New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY)

Joerg Blischke

Senior Process and Organics Management Specialist
Black & Veatch Corporation

Justin Block

Managing Director, Retail Information Services
Feeding America

Jennifer Boone

Sourcing Manager
Brighter Bites

Eric Bostian

Director of Human Resources
Rumpke Waste Services

Aaron Bradley

Division Vice President
Waste Connections

Scott Breen

VP of Sustainability
Can Manufacturers Institute

Matt Breight

SVP, Group Manager
Comerica Bank

Barbara Bronstein

Founder, President, & Volunteer
Second Servings of Houston

Marty Bryant

Chairman of the Board and CEO

Dr Dr. Stuart Buckner

Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC

Ron Butler

Chief Executive Officer
Energy Storage Safety Products International, LLC (ESSPI)


Bill Camarillo

Chief Executive Officer

Tori Carle

Waste Reduction Supervisor
City of Greensboro, NC

John Casella

Chairman & CEO
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

Michael Castellarin

Managing Director
Clairvest Group

Luigi Castelli

BioMRF Technologies, Inc.

Hannah Cather

Program Manager
Food Recovery Network

Pier Paolo Cella

President of the Board and CEO of Entsorga Fin
Entsorga Group

Harland Chadbourne

Director of Purchasing
Waste Pro USA

Dr. Bharat Chandramouli

Environment, Health and Safety Product Manager and Senior Scientist

Suk Chong

Senior Civil Engineer
Los Angeles County Public Works

Alexandria Coari

Capital and Innovation Director

Lisa Coelho

Sustainable Materials Management Specialist

Cristina Commendatore

Senior Editor

Cristina Commendatore

Senior Editor

Ryan Cooper

Waste Diversion Manager and Global Organics Recycling Lead
Rubicon Global

Mr Tim Corcoran

Vice President of Business Development
Molok North America Ltd.

Keyna Cory

Public Affairs Consultants, Inc.

William Cosgarea

Sustainability Specialist
Javits Center

Caroline Cotto

Chief Operating Officer
Renewal Mill

Matt Coulter

VP of Sales, Strategic Operations, and Special Projects
Peoria Disposal Company (PDC)

Janel Cross

Managing Partner
Align Retirement Plan Advisors

Natasha Curley

Food Sourcing Specialist
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana


Brian D'Amico

Managing Partner
Summer Street Capital

Luc De Baere

Managing Director
Organic Waste Systems

Dustin DePanfilis

Chief Operating Officer
Sierra Container Group

Dr. Viraj deSilva PhD, PE, BCEE

Wastewater Treatment Director
SCS Engineers

Dr. Jonathan Deutsch PhD

Professor, Culinary Arts and Food Science
Drexel University

David DiDonato

Recycling Specialist, Office of Sustainability
City of Chula Vista

Steve Dietz

Vice President of Business Development
Food Donation Connection

Rocco DiRico

Deputy Commissioner
NYC Department of Sanitation

Ted Dirkx

Applications Specialist
Vermeer Corporation

Genevieve Dombrowski

Vice President, Talent
Republic Services

Patrick Dovigi

GFL Environmental Inc.

Brian Dragon

Senior Managing Director

Robert Dye

Senior Vice President & Chief Economist
Comerica Bank


Evan Edgar

Edgar & Associates

Sara Elnakib

Department of Family and Community Health Sciences
Rutgers Cooperative Extension

Peter Ettinger

Vice President, Business Development & Operations
BioEnergy Development Co.

Bruce Everly

General Manager/Certified Energy Manager/ Energy Auditor
Energy Improvement Matters (EIM), LLC

Burton Ewert

Biologist, Environmental Services Department
City of San Diego

Laith Ezzet

Senior Vice President
HF&H Consultants


Claudia Fabiano

Sustainable Management of Food
EPA’s Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery

Sarah Feteih

Outreach Coordinator
San Diego Food System Alliance

Steven Finn

Vice President of Food Waste Prevention
LeanPath, Inc

Mr. Ryan Fogelman

VP of Strategic Partnerships

Colleen Foster

California Resources and Recovery Association

Scott Foster


Casey Furlong

Environmental Specialist

Dustin Furnari

Senior Vice President- Commercial Risk & Surety
HUB International Limited


Ionut Georgescu

CEO & Chief Evangelist
End of Waste Foundation, Inc.

Anne Germain

COO & SVP of Technical and Regulatory Affairs
National Waste & Recycling Association

Kanika Greenlee

Executive Director - Keep Atlanta Beautiful Commission
City of Atlanta

Geertje Grootenhuis

Program Manager, Wasted Food Prevention Program
San Diego Food System Alliance


John Hanselman

Chairman and CEO
Vanguard Renewables

Jim Harmon

Executive Director

Mike Hart

President & CEO
Sierra Energy

Chris Hawn

North American Sales Manager

Laura Hennemann

Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Strategic Materials

Eric Herbert

Founder and CEO
Zero Waste Energy, LLC

Ryan Hickman

Ryan's Recycling

Geoff Hill PhD

Organic Management Specialist

Jacyln Hill

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Patriots Organics LLC

Jason Hoen

Global Sales and Marketing Director
Green Eco Technologies

Michael Hoffman

Group Head Diversified Industrials and Managing Director, Equity Research

Darby Hoover

Senior Resource Specialist
Natural Resources Defense Council

Matanya Horowitz

Co-Founder and CEO
Amp Robotics


Leslie Irlbeck

Director of Public Affairs


Worthing Jackman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Waste Connections

Mirka Januszkiewicz

Director of Waste Management Services
The Regional Municipality of Durham

Alan Johnson

Vice President, Engineering, Project Management & Development
Quasar Energy Group

Bryan Johnson

Recycling Coordinator
City of Madison, WI

Matt Jozwiak

Rethink Food


Bill Keegan


Tyler Kennedy

Regional Controller
Waste Connections

Mitch Kessler

Kessler Consulting, Inc.

Abdul Khogali

Chief Operating Officer
Genecis Bioindustries Inc.

Kristin Kinder

Vice President of Research and Waste Stream Sustainability

Peter Klaich

Technical Consultant
Shapiro Enterprises

Bill Kosco

Business Development Manager

Kevin Kresloff

Director of Procurement
Hungry Harvest


Michelle Leonard

Vice President
SCS Engineers

Greg Lettieri

CEO and Co-founder
Recycle Track Systems

Alexis Lin

Food Cycle

Leah Lizarondo

412 Food Resce

Richard Ludt

Director of Environmental Affairs/LEED AP
Interior Removal Specialist, Inc.

Scott Lukach

Vice President – Environmental
Rehrig Pacific Company

Leslie Lukacs

Executive Director
Zero Waste Sonoma (SCWMA)

Evan Lutz

Hungry Harvest


Amy Maas

Business Recycling Specialist
Hennepin County

Peter Majeranowski

President & Co-Founder
Tyton BioSciences LLC

Rick Mallett

EcoSafe Zero Waste

Josh Mann

Public Sector Solutions Manager
Waste Management

Coryanne Mansell

Strategic Services Representative
Center for EcoTechnology

Katie Marchini

Chief Operating Officer

Cody Marshall

Chief Community Strategy Officer
The Recycling Partnership

James Mazza Jr.

Mazza Recycling Services

Michael McCoy

Executive Director
Metro Waste Authority, IA

Melkeya McDuffie

Waste Management

Dominique McMillan

Program & Outreach Fellow
Food Recover Network

Ian Mearns

SVP, Group Manager
Comerica Bank

Dan Meyers

Division Manager
LA Sanitation and Environment (City of Los Angeles)

Rob Michalik

Managing Director
Kinderhook Industries

Amanda Mickelson

Vice President, Human Resources
Oshkosh Corporation (McNeilus)

Carrie Miller

Vice President of Human Resources
WCA Waste

Jim Miller SE

Chief Executive Officer
J.R. Miller & Associates, Inc.

Adam Minter

Asia-based columnist and Author, “Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale”
Bloomberg Opinion

Christina Mitchell Grace

Foodprint Group

Ronald Mittelstaedt

Executive Chairman of the Board
Waste Connections, Inc.

Tate Moeller

Director of Sustainability Strategy
Organix Solutions

Bill Moore

Moore & Associates

Bryan Moran

Director of DevOps


Rick Nahmias

Founder and Executive Director
Food Forward


Michael O'Connor

Managing Partner
Premier Waste Services, Inc.

Rachel Oporto

Program Coordinator
San Diego Food System Alliance

Michael Oraschewsky

Co-founder and CEO
TBJ Gourmet

Cory Oskardmay

Go2Zero Strategies


Brian Paganini

Vice President
Quantum Biopower

Lauren Palumbo

Chief Operating Officer
Lovin' Spoonfuls

Veronica Pardo

Northern District Regulatory Affairs Director
California Refuse Recycling Council (CRRC)

Hope Pascoe

Food Recovery Program Coordinator
Alameda County Community Food Bank

Katie Pearmine

Strategic Sourcing Manager
Oregon Food Bank

Louie Pellegrini

Owner, Officer
Garden City Sanitation

Rolfe Philip

VP of Business Development and Sales
Thoeni North America Inc.

Waylon Pleasanton

Project Manager
Sustainable Generation, LLC

Ben Prochaska

National Director
Electrification Coalition


Phil Ragan

EcoSafe Zero Waste

Stacie Reece

Sustainability Program Coordinator
City of Madison, WI

Sunny Reelhorn Parr

Foundation Director
The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger Zero Waste Foundation

George Reistad

Food Policy Director
City of Madison, WI

Cassie Riley

Community Relations Coordinator

Jim Riley Esq.

Chief Counsel & Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
National Waste & Recycling Association

Gary Robinson

CEO/Principal Consultant
Synaptic Packaging

Brian Roe PhD

Van Buren Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Ohio State University

Mr Bert Rosica

Managing Principal
A. E. Rosica and Company


Kirk Sander

Chief of Staff and Vice President of Safety and Standards
National Waste and Recycling Association

Michelle Sandidge

Chief Community Affairs Officer
Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

Dr. Kathryn Sandoe Ed.D.

Chief Commercial Officer
Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA)

George Savage

Vice President
CalRecovery, Inc

Dr. Yaniv Scherson PhD

Managing Director, Western U.S.

Ed Schiff

Of Counsel
Sheppard, Mullin

Mike Schwalbach

Sierra Container Group

Carol Shattuck

Chief Executive Officer
Food Rescue US

Cecilia Shutters

Recycling Technical Advisor - Atlanta
The Recycling Partnership

Darrell Smith

President & Chief Executive Officer
National Waste & Recycling Association

Kevin Smith

Senior Advisor for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Carmen Smothers

Dealer & OE Development Manager - 3rd Eye MobileVision
Environmental Solutions Group

Ginger Spencer

Public Works Director
City of Phoenix Public Works Department

Melissa Spiesman

Vice President
Food Rescue US

Meghan Stasz

Vice President, Packaging and Sustainability
Grocery Manufacturers Association

Sanne Stienstra

Material Recovery Specialist
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Holly Stirnkorb

Senior Solid Waste Planner

Dr. Janet Stout Everly EdD

Chief Operating Officer/Grant Writer
Energy Improvement Matters (EIM), LLC

Matt Stutz PE

Weaver Consultants Group

Jackie Suggitt

Stakeholder Engagement Director

Dickson Suit

Managing Director
Ironwood Capital

Patrick Sullivan REPA, CPP, BCES

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers

Mallory Szczepanski

Editorial Director


Jodi Taitt

Founder & Principal Consultant

BethAnn Taylor

Zero Waste Consultant
Taylor Environmental

Jennifer Testa J.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Vice President, Enterprise Transformation
Environmental Solutions Group

Craig Teune

Director of Sales Application & Specifications, Refuse
Autocar Truck, LLC

Glen Tobiason

Quality and Environmental Management
Zweckverband Abfallbehandlung Kahlenberg (ZAK)

Aaron Tolson

Development Director
Action in Community Through Service (ACTS)

Jessica Tomaz

Sustainability Manager
Recycle Track Systems

Kathy Trent

Senior Public Affairs
Waste Management

Morgan Turner

TRUE Advisor, Airport Waste Diversion Planning Service Leader
Mead & Hunt


Joe Ursuy

SVP, Department Manager
Comerica Bank


Dave Vaughn

Executive Vice President
Athens Services

Anna Vogel

Head of Operations, Americas


John Welch

Dane County Waste & Renewables

Andrew White

CHAR Technologies

Bill White

Estes Waste Solutions

Joe Winters

Chairman & CEO
Winters Bros. Waste Systems

Ms Leslie Wireback

Chief Human Resources Officer
Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA)

Peter Wright

Assistant Administrator
EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management

Xu Fei (Philip) Wu

President and Chief Technology Officer
SusWork Inc.

Turner Wyatt

Co-founder and CEO
Upcycled Food Association


Rhodes Yepsen

Executive Director
Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)

Dana Yost

Chief Operations Officer
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona