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Conference & Special Events: June 28-30, 2021
Exhibits: June 29-30, 2021
Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Halls
Las Vegas, NV, USA


Omar Abou-Sayed

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

Adele Abrams Esq., CMSP

Law Office of Adele L. Abrams PC

Rick Aho

Divert Organics

Bryan Allred

Chief Operating Officer
RaaS (Retail as a Service)

Aubrey Alvarez

Co-founder and Executive Director
Eat Greater Des Moines

Bob Anderson

Vice President
Closed Loop Partners/Retrievr, Inc.

Richard Anthony

Richard Anthony Associates

Kari Armbruster

Project Manager, Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Program Lead
The Kroger Company

George Aronson

CommonWealth Resource Management Corporation

Rob Ashlaw

Industry Account Manager
Caterpillar Safety Services

Rachel Ashworth

Director, Industrial Solutions

Laura Askin


Brad Austin

Director of Operations


Kate Bailey

Policy and Research Director

Stephanie Baker

Director of Market Development
KW Plastics

Robert Ballantyne Jr.

Director of Research and Development
Resource West, Inc

Bruce Bates

President & CEO
Bates Trucking and Trash Removal Inc.

Scott Baum

Griffith University, QLD

Brent Bell

Vice President, Recycling
Waste Management

Kathryn Bender

Assistant Professor, Department of Business and Economics
Allegheny College

Craig Bennett

Director of Safety - Programs and Analysis
Waste Management Safety Services

Sami Benz

Marketing and Communications Director
BIOFerm Energy Systems

Christopher Bergacs

Director of Safety and Logistics
Mazza Recycling Services

Shannon Bergstrom

Sustainability Brand Manager
Recycle Track Systems

Gary Bilbro

Regional Manager
EcoSafe Zero Waste

Tom Bilgri

Manager of Biogas Engineering Services
Tetra Tech

Michael Bisch

Executive Director
Yolo Food Bank

Liz Bothwell

Content and Marketing Director

Tony Bova

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder

Suzie Boxman

Data and Policy Program Manager

Aaron Bradley

Division Vice President
Waste Connections

Nathan Brainard

Vice President - Environmental Division
Insurance Office of America

Ryan Brandos

Enterprise Key Account Manager

Joanne Brasch

Special Projects Manager
California Product Stewardship Council

Scott Breen

VP of Sustainability
Can Manufacturers Institute

Thomas Brooks

Chief Technology Officer
Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

Billy Bob Brown Jr.

Assistant Director for Emergency Communications
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Tom Bruen

Law Offices of Thomas M. Bruen, P.C.

Curt Bucey

Executive Vice President
Strategic Materials, Inc.

Dr. Stuart Buckner

Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC

Dr. Stuart Buckner

Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC

Noah Budnick

Senior Director of Programs and Operations
Together for Safer Roads (TSR)

Joe Burkel

Chief Operating Officer
EcoSouth Services

Meghan Butler

Vice President & Chief of Staff
Recology, Inc.

Ryan Butler

Vice President
Cottingham & Butler


Bill Caesar

Operating Partner, Waste-To-Value Division
Generate Capital

Bill Camarillo

Chief Executive Officer

Andy Campbell

Supplier Development Supervisor

Bob Cappadona

Vice President
Casella Resource Solutions

Alex Carrasquillo

Fleet Technology Manager
All Waste Inc.

Joe Cassin

Vice President of Business Development
Waste Management

Harland Chadbourne

Director of Purchasing
Waste Pro USA

Steve Changaris

Vice President, Northeast Region
National Waste & Recycling Association

Alamgir Chaudhri

Patriot Organics LLC

Zhihao Chen

Homer Farms

Victor Cisneros PhD

Research Fellow in Population Health and Social Emergency Medicin
UC Irvine Health Department of Emergency Medicine

Larry Clutts

Priority Services Area Representative (PAR)
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Rick Cochrane

SVP, Strategy & Business Development
Cyclyx International LLC

Lisa Coelho

Sustainable Materials Management Specialist
SCS Engineers

Rich Cohen

Elevate Packaging

Joshua Connell

Co-founder and Managing Partner
Lakeshore Recycling Systems

Erin Coogan

Soldier Fly Technologies

Ivan Cooper

Principal, National Water/Wastewater Practice Leader
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Ryan Cooper

Waste Diversion Manager and Global Organics Recycling Lead
Rubicon Global

Mr Ryan Cooper

Waste Diversion Manager, Organics Recycling Lead
Rubicon Global

Keyna Cory

Public Affairs Consultants, Inc.

Caroline Cotto

Chief Operating Officer
Renewal Mill


Luc Dang

Phood Solutions

Mr John Dannan

Principal and Head of Organic Waste Business
Generate Capital

Debra Darby

Manager, Organics Sustainability Solutions
Tetra Tech

Mr. Paul Darby

VP Marketing - North America
Novamont North America Inc

Luc De Baere

Managing Director
Organic Waste Systems

Scott DeFife

Glass Recycling Foundation

Natha Dempsey

Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI)

Dr. Jonathan Deutsch PhD

Professor, Culinary Arts and Food Science
Drexel University

Steve Dietz

Vice President of Business Development
Food Donation Connection

Rocco DiRico

Deputy Commissioner
NYC Department of Sanitation

Ted Dirkx

Applications Specialist
Vermeer Corporation

Jane Dolezal

Safety Manager
Homewood Disposal Service, Inc.

Tristan Dressler MPA

Program Coordinator
Nevada OSHA

Trooper Brian Drohn

Judicial Outreach / Industry Training and Education
Nevada Highway Patrol: Commercial Enforcement

Raymond Duerr

Vice President
Vanguard Renewables

Emily Dyson

Vice President of Science, Research, and Development
BioHiTech Global


Evan Edgar

Edgar & Associates

Neil Edgar

Executive Director
California Compost Coalition

Neil Edgar

Executive Director
California Compost Coalition

Tamsin Ettefagh

Chief Sustainability Officer
PureCycle Technologies

Peter Ettinger

Chief Development Officer
BioEnergy Devco

Burton Ewert

Biologist, Environmental Services Department
City of San Diego


Chad Farley

President - Market Development

Daniel Felton

Executive Director

Jordan Fengel

Sustainability Manager, US & Canada
Tetra Pak

Michael Fernandez

Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management

Robert Flores

VP Sustainability
Berry Global

David Fluker

Soldier Fly Technologies

Ryan Fogelman

Vice President of Early Fire Protection Solutions

Colleen Foster

California Resources and Recovery Association

Sam Furby

VP, Sales and Marketing
Fluker Farms


Anne Germain

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

Brian Gilhuly

Co-founder and CEO
RePower South, LLC

Gene Ginn

Manager of Solid Waste & Recycling
City of Lakeland

Joe Giudice

Assistant Public Works Director
City of Phoenix

Willie Goode

The Goode Companies, Inc.

Chad Grecsek

Director of Sustainable Management
City of Deerfield Beach

Kanika Greenlee

Environmental Programs Director
City of Atlanta, Department of Public Works

Judi Gregory

Go2Zero Strategies President

Michael Gross

Director of Sustainability
Zanker Recycling


Cathy Hall

Solid Waste Director
Pitkin County Public Works

Will Hancock

Stationary Sales Manager
Komptech Americas and Plexus Recycling Technologies

John Hanselman

Chairman and CEO
Vanguard Renewables

Mike Hart

President & CEO
Sierra Energy

Eric Hartz

President and Co-founder
Nexus Fuels

Ray Hasting

Director of E-mobility / National Vocational Accounts
Volvo/Mack Trucks

Chris Hawn

Chief Executive Officer

Eric Herbert

Founder and CEO
Zero Waste Energy, LLC

Will Herzog

Western Region Sales Manager
Machinex Technologies Inc.

Geoff Hill PhD

Organic Management Specialist

Jacyln Hill

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Patriots Organics LLC

Frank Hillegonds

Municipal Affairs Manager
Homewood Disposal Service Inc.

Michael Hoffman

Group Head Diversified Industrials and Managing Director, Equity Research

Matanya Horowitz

Co-Founder and CEO
AMP Robotics

Felix Hottenstein

Sales Director
MSS, Inc.

Sally Houghton

Deputy Executive Director
Plastic Recycling Corporation of California

Raymond Huff

SCS Engineers

Scott Hutchings

Director of Government Affairs
Waste Management


Brian Allen Iverson

Division Manager
Universal Waste Services


Worthing Jackman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Waste Connections

Dan Jameson

Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs
Republic Services, Inc.

Bob Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

Matthew Jozwiak

Founder and Executive Director
Rethink Food


Stefan Kalb

Shelf Engine

Debra Kantner

Sustainability and Solid Waste Consultant
Burns & McDonnell Engineering

Maddie Keating

City Strategist, Healthy People and Thriving Communities Program
Natural Resources Defense Council

Bill Keegan


Sam Keenan

Vice President
Kinderhook Industries, LLC

Pete Keller

Vice President, Recycling and Sustainability
Republic Services

Abdul Khogali

Chief Operating Officer
Genecis Bioindustries Inc.

Kristin Kinder

Vice President of Research and Waste Stream Sustainability

Peter Klaich

Technical Consultant
Shapiro Enterprises

Shawn Kreloff

BioEnergy Devco

Arie Kremen PhD

Senior Client Manager
Tetra Tech

Marieke Kromkamp

Business Developer Manager
Convertus Group

Paul Kuhar

Vice President
Champion Waste & Recycling Services, LLC

Shweta Kurvey-Mishra

Vice President, Organizational and Talent Development
Waste Management

Daniel Kurzrock

Co-Founder & Chief Grain Officer


Mike Learakos

Executive Director
Abound Food Care

Cesar Leon

Environmental/GIS Planner
SCS Engineers; Remote Monitoring and Control

Michelle Leonard

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers

Greg Lettieri

CEO and Co-founder
Recycle Track Systems

JD Lindeberg

Resource Recycling Systems (RRS)

Leah Lizarondo

412 Food Resce

Ashley Louisiana


Ms Gayle Love

Senior Division Director, Public Information and Outreach
Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management

Amity Lumper

Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc.


Maen Mahfoud


Rajan Manocha

Head of Business Development
Genecis Bioindustries Inc.

Coryanne Mansell

Strategic Services Representative
Center for EcoTechnology

Sean Mason

Vice President
Sierra Container Group

Sean McGinnis


Angus McGrath PhD

Senior Principal
Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.

Steven Menoff

Senior Vice President
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.

Marty Metro

Founder and CEO
UsedCardboardBoxes & UCBZeroWaste (UCB)

Rob Michalik

Managing Director
Kinderhook Industries

Amanda Mickelson

Vice President, Human Resources
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing

Brian Miller CFA

Vice President, Environmental Services Department
Comerica Bank

Chaz Miller

Miller Recycling Associates

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

Max Mlinar

Director of Operations
Phood Solutions

Arthur Mohr, Jr.

Founder, CEO
Sniffer Robotics, LLC

Bill Moore

Moore & Associates

Brynn Mosello

Marketing & Program Director
Mazza Recycling

Vernon Mosley

Priority Services Area Representative (PAR)
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Andy Moss

Government Affairs Manager
Waste Connections


Sue Netherton

Vice President – People, Training and Development
Waste Connections

Vu Nguyen

Corporate Development & Innovation
Waste Management

Erin Nicholas

VP of Sales and Operations
Houston Waste Solutions/Smooth Move Services

Brian Nummer PhD

Food Microbiologist and Food Safety Specialist
Utah State University


Michael O'Connor

Managing Consultant
PWS Consulting Group

Ryan O'Gara

Government Affairs
SKB Environmental

Kyle O'Keefe

Director of Innovation and Programs
Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio

Tracie Onstad Bills

Northern California Director, Sustainable Materials Management
SCS Engineers

Michael Oraschewsky

Co-founder and CEO
TBJ Gourmet

Cory Oskardmay

Go2Zero Strategies


Paul Parreira

Sustainability & Innovation Development
RPAC Almond Grower & Processor

John Paul

Business Development
Soldier Fly Technologies

Clarke Pauley

Vice President of Project Origination

Rock Payne

Superior Advisory Group

Brian Pettet

Public Works Director
Pitkin County Public Works

Rolfe Philip

VP of Business Development and Sales
Thoeni North America Inc.

Waylon Pleasanton

Project Manager
Sustainable Generation, LLC

Connor Pokorny

Cloud Customer Engineer

Shelley Porter

Director of Circular Technology and Innovation

Robert Potter

Sanitation Solid Resource Manager II, Los Angeles Sanitation and Environment (LASAN)
City of Los Angeles

Baraka Poulin

Engineered Compost Systems

Brittany Price

Director, Sustainable Operations
MGM Resorts International


Kavi Ramaksishnan

VP Project Origination

Averil Rance

Senior Vice President of EH&S
Clean Earth

Louis Reed

Senior Director, Membership and Partnerships
REFORM Alliance

Justin Rice

Midwest Recycling Services & Sales, Inc.

Bernie Rieder

Rochem Americas

Jim Riley Esq.

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

Gary Robinson

Director of Public Affairs, North America
TIPA Corp.

Susan Robinson

Senior Director of Sustainability and Policy
Waste Management

Ron Romero

Division Manager, Operations
City of Austin

Bert Rosica

Managing Principal
A. E. Rosica and Company

Paul Ross

Vice President
American Waste Control

Maddy Rotman

Head of Sustainability
Imperfect Foods


Salar Salahshoor

Head of Marketing
Shelf Engine

Heidi Sanborn

Executive Director
National Stewardship Action Council

Kirk Sander

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

Ed Sawchuk

Patriot Organics LLC

Jon Scharingson

Executive Director, Sales & Marketing
Renewable Energy Group

Wade Scheel

Director of Governmental Affairs
Clean Earth

Dr. Yaniv Scherson PhD

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Schmidt

M&G Solutions, LLC

Bruce Schmucker

Vice President of Engineering & Environmental Affairs
Clark-Floyd Landfill, LLC

Charlie Schwarze

Director of Sustainability Packaging & Product Stewardship
Keurig Dr Pepper

Larry Scott

Chief Operating Officer
Three Square Food Bank

Marissa Segundo

Senior Communications Strategist

Patrick Serfass

Executive Director
American Biogas Council

Nena Shaw

Acting Division Director, Resource Conservation and Sustainability Division
Office of Land and Environmental Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Pat Shea

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Waste Connections

John Shegerian

Co-founder and Executive Chairman

Kendra Sherman

Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

Dr. ZZ Si

Co-Founder and Computer Vision Practice Lead

Cara Simaga

Senior Director Regulatory Affairs

Jerry Sjogren

Safety Director
EL Harvey & Sons LLC

James Slaughter

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.

Darrell Smith

President & Chief Executive Officer
National Waste & Recycling Association

Mr Dan Spracklin

Chief Executive Officer
SoMax BioEnergy

Katherine Stainken

Senior Director of Policy
Electrification Coalition

Bryan Staley

President and CEO
Environmental Research and Education Foundation

Heather Stalvey

Vice President, Human Resources and Administration
Environmental Solutions Group

Andy Starnes

Level II Thermography Certified Professional/Battalion Chief
Insight Training LLC

Kirk Steed

Engineering Project Analyst

Dan Studer

Commercial Waste Services Division Manager

Matt Stutz PE

Weaver Consultants Group

Patrick Sullivan REPA, CPP, BCES

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers


Michael Teplitsky

Wynnchurch Capital, L.P.

Glen Tobiason

President & CEO
Innovative Waste Conversion Technologies

Aaron Tolson

CEO and Founder
Northern Virginia Food Rescue

Kathy Trent

Senior Public Affairs Manager
Waste Management

Adam Trigg

Managing Director, Head of Chemicals
RBC Capital Markets

TJ Troiano

Chief Operating Officer
Troiano Waste Services, Inc.


Mike Urane

Co-founder and General Manager
Hill Country Waste Solutions


Stefanie Valentic

Editorial Director

Nic VanderVinne

Resource Recovery and Recycling Manager
Kent County Department of Public Works

Chris Voell

Head – Waste, Recycling & Biogas Advisory
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Trade Council of North America

Eric Voss

Vice President, Sales
Big Truck Rental

Steve Vrchota

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management


Matthew Whelan

Solid Waste Management Department – City of Albuquerque

Sean Wine

Vice President, Renewables Operations
Clean Energy Renewable Fuels

Ms Jessica Wright

Senior Project Manager, TRUE Advisor, LEED GA
ecoPreserve LLC

Xu Fei (Philip) Wu

President and Chief Technology Officer
SusWork Inc.

Michael Wurst

President and CEO
WTS, Inc.

Turner Wyatt

Co-founder and CEO
Upcycled Food Association


Marc Zornes

Co-founder and CEO