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Conference & Special Events: May 6-9, 2024

Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV


Alek Orloff

CFO
Frontier Waste

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Eric Adams

Founder/CEO
Dog & Whistle

Sean Ahern

Senior Director of Operations
Lovin’ Spoonfuls

Ali Ahmed

CEO & Founder
Brain Food

Jan Allen

Founder & Chief Inventor
Chomp

Mr Jagadeesh “JD” Ambati

CEO and Founder
EverestLabs is a climate tech company and developer of RecycleOS℠, the first AI-enabled operating system for solving critical problems in recycling plants or materials recovery facilities (MRFs).

Manish Anandpara

Senior Vice President
Macquarie Asset Management

Mr Rusty Angel

Eastern Region Sales Manager
Machinex Technologies

Laura Anthony

President
Zero Waste San Diego

Richard Anthony

Principal
Richard Anthony Associates

Frank Antonacci

COO
USA Hauling & Recycling

Matthew Aronson

Chief Revenue Officer
Verdant Technologies

Dr. Kelleigh Ash

Chief Technology Officer
Battle Motors

Kevin Atkinson

President & Owner
Texas Pride Disposal

Greg Austin

Director of Distribution
Food Rescue Hero

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Lynsey Baer


Delaware Solid Waste Authority

James Baldauf

Executive Vice President
Stabilitas Analytics

Erin Banford

Municipal Services Director
Casella Waste Systems

Amy Banister

Senior Director Air Programs
WM

Tim Bath


Rumpke Waste & Recycling

Ryan Begin

CEO and Co-Founder
Divert

David Bennett


City of Scottsdale

Jennifer Betts

CEO Recycled Media
ScrapTrader

Nancy Beyda

Executive Director
Food Cycle LA

David Biderman

President
Biderman Consulting, LLC

Gary Bilbro

Director of Sales
EcoSafe Zero Waste

Orion Black-Brown

Director of Operations
Green Mountain Technologies Founder

Suzie Boxman

Director of Programs
EREF

Mr Steve Boyer

VP, Commercial
Hyzon Motors

Dave Bragg

Business Development Manager
Qualpay

Mr Nathan Brainard

Vice President
Insurance Office of America

Ryan Brandos Lytx.com

Senior Key Account Manager
Lytx

Kim Braun

Project Director, Municipal Food Recovery Program
Go2Zero Strategies

Cassidy Brauns

President & COO
Gatehouse Purchasing, Inc

Andrew Brousseau


Black Earth Compost

Chase Brumfield

Site Reliability Engineering Manager
AMP

Shane Buckingham

Program Planning Lead
Circular Action Alliance (CAA)

Dr. Stuart Buckner

President
Buckner Environmental Associates, LLC

Olivia Burns

Environmental Specialist, Office of Sustainability
Clark County Department of Environment and Sustainability

Jean Buzby

USDA Food Loss and Waste Liaison
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Ms Janette Byerley

Owner
Dave’s Suburban Disposal Service, LLC

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Mr. Eric Camirand

Founder & CEO

Bob Cappadona

Vice President – Resource Solutions
Casella

Mike Cappel

Loss Control Manager
Rumpke Waste & Recycling

Tony Cardamone

Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Concorde, Inc.

Noah Carlson

Senior Application Engineer
BIOFerm

Pam Caron

Senior Vice President, Waste & Recycling Practice
Risk Strategies Company

Ana-Alicia Carr

Director of Policy and Coalitions
Los Angeles Food Policy Council

Liza Casella

VP, Sales & Organic Growth
Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

Joe Cassin

Vice President of Business Development
WM

Candy Castellenos

Principal
Radiant Consulting

Luigi Castelli

President
BioMRF Technologies, Inc.

Lillian Childress


Closed Loop Partners

Dan Christianson

President
CARDS Recycling

Brian Cleveringa

CFO
Eagle River Capital/HSBO

Rich Cohen

CEO and Founder
Elevate Packaging

Eric Conn

Chair, OSHA Practice Group
Conn Maciel Carey

Caroline Cooper

Vice President
Global Sensor Systems Inc.

Ryan Cooper

VP of Circular Economy Solutions and Organics Recycling Lead
Rubicon Global

Ryan Cooper

Director of Circular Economy Solutions
Rubicon Global

Keyna Cory

President
Public Affairs Consultants, Inc.

Matt Cougle

COO
Cougle's Recycling

Chelsea Csuhran


Hunger Network Food Rescue

Marieke Curley

Senior Vice President of Operations
WIN Waste Innovations

Amanda Curtis

Territory Manager
American Waste Control

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Meredith Danberg-Ficarelli

Co-Founder + CEO
WA+TS (Waste Administration + Tracking Software)

Debra Darby

Manager Organics Sustainability Solutions
Tetra Tech

Emily Darchuk

Founder
Wheyward Spirits

Luc De Baere

President
DRANCO Inc.

Dylan de Thomas

VP of Public Policy & Government Affairs
The Recycling Partnership

Christienne de Tournay

Zero Waste Consultant

Scott DeFife

President
Glass Packaging Institute

Andrea Deleon

Interim Program Manager
The City of San Diego, Environmental Services Department

Dr. Jonathan Deutsch PhD

Professor of Food and Hospitality and Program Director of Food Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Drexel University

David DeVito

COO
Resource Waste

Bert Dierick

Sales Engineer
DRANCO nv

Sam Dietrich

CEO
Prairie Robotics

Sunjay Dodani

CEO
Revvo Technologies Inc

Dustin Dubois

President
Filthy Organics

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Brett Eckart


United Metals Recycling

Neil Edgar

Senior Project Manager / Executive Director & Co-founder
Edgar & Associates / California Compost Coalition

Gage Edwards

Content Producer
Waste360

Jennifer England

Head of Partner Success
Food Rescue Hero

Javier Erazo


Waste Connections

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Wayne Fenton


City of Durham Solid Waste Management

Steven Finn

Vice President of Food Waste Prevention
LeanPath, Inc

Will Flower

Senior Vice President - Corporate and Public Affairs
Winters Bros. Waste Systems

Ryan Fogelman

VP of Fire Protection Solutions
FireRover

Chris Foote

Sustainability Manager
Wegmans

Megan Franco


Northern Virginia Food Rescue

Mr. Tyler Frank

Founder and CEO
Garbage to Garden

Tom Frankiewicz

Waste Methane Subject Matter Expert
RMI

Brian Fuchs

North America Representative
Sustainable Generation

Ms Sara Fuentes

Co-founder and President
SmartWaste Inc.

Cameron Funk

Chief Sustainability Officer
CheckSammy

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Jill Gaffigan

Senior Consultant
Geosyntec Consultants of Puerto Rico

Jeff Gage

Director of Consulting
Green Mountain Technologies (GMT)

Mr. Brian Galonek

President
All Star Incentive Marketing

Anne Garsztka


WWF, World Wildlife Fund Food Loss and Waste team

Shannon Crawford Gay

Director, Recycling and Environmental Policy
WM

Owen George

Commercial & Resource Strategy Manager
Grundon

Matt Georgov


Choice MedWaste

Anne Germain

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

Tim Goncharoff

Moderator
TAG Consulting

Tom Gonser

President
GDT Advantage

Jairo E. Gonzalez

Presiden
Organics Recycling Foundation, Inc

Eva Goulbourne

Founder & CEO
Littlefoot Ventures

Erik Grabowsky

Chief, Solid Waste Bureau
Arlington County

Thomas Gratz

Sales Manager
Hitachi Zosen Inova USA LLC

Mary Gray

CEO
EnviroTain

Judi Gregory

President
Go2Zero Strategies

Joe Guidice

Solid Waste Director
City of Mesa

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Patti Hamilton

Vice President, Brand & Culture
Coastal Waste & Recycling

Josh Haraf


Interstate

Peter Hargreave


Circular Action Alliance

Mike Hart

President & CEO
Sierra Energy

Chris Hawn

Chief Executive Officer
Machinex

Tara Hemmer

Senior Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer
WM

Eric Herbert

Founder and CEO
Zero Waste Energy, LLC

Rachel Hering

Vice President, Chapter Relations
National Waste & Recycling Association

Mr Will Herzog

Western Region Sales Manager
Machinex Technologies Inc.

Tom Hirt

President
FSK Equipment & Supply, Inc.

Selin Hoboy

Vice President, EHS & Compliance
GFL Environmental

David Hofacker

Senior Marketing Manager, ADAS - HVOR
Sensata Technologies

Mr. Michael E. Hoffman

Group Head Diversified Industrials and Managing Director, Equity Research
Stifel

Barry Honig

CEO
TruckPay

Travis Hout

Fleet and Facilities Manager, Public Works
City of Venice, Florida

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Meghan Ibach

Product & Zero Waste Specialist
ECO Products

Dan Israel


Compost Crew

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Scott Jennings

Republican Strategist

Ms Andrea Johnson

CEO
van der Linde Recycling & Container Rentals

Jenny Johnson

VP/Director Waste & Recycling
Labella Associates

Avecita Jones

Senior Program Manager
City of Carlsbad

Matthew Jozwiak

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Rethink Food

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Priya Kadam

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

Dan Katt

Corporate Loss Control Manager
Rumpke Waste & Recycling

Bill Keegan

President
Dem-Con Companies

Kristin Kinder

Vice President of Research and Waste Stream Sustainability
Wastequip

Tom Koutroulis

Director, County of Orange
OC Waste and Recycling

Melissa Kral

Senior Manager, Sustainability
Albertsons

Breanna Kramer

Admin Support Supervisor
RWI Enhanced Evaporation

Trey Krell www.bwaste.com

Vice President
Biomedical Waste Services, Inc.

Shawn Kreloff

Founder & CEO
Bioenergy Devco

Ben Kuethe


Divert Inc

Ashwani Kumar

Chief Operating Engineer
Vanguard Renewables

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Justin LaCroix

Director of Sustainable Operations & Brand Lead
Health & Sustainability

Phil Lamb

Managing Director
WasteVision AI

Ave Lambert

Executive Director
FEAST

Suzanne Landry

Vice President of Wellness and Sustainability, Eurest
Compass Group

Tim Langlois

Sr. Director of Operations, Solutions
Casella

Brandon Lapsys

President
Viably

Nika Larian

Senior Nutrition Advisor for Food Safety
USAID

Brittany LaValley

Circular Ventures Manager
The Recycling Partnership

Mike Learakos

Executive Director
Abound Food Care

Josh Lee


Waste Eliminator

Michael Leopold

CEO
Convertus Group

Erin Levine

Resource Recovery Manager
World Centric

Jonathan Levy

Project Director
Go2Zero Strategies

Ran Li


Ohio State University

Paul Ligon

Senior Vice President of Sustainable Growth
Casella

John Lloyd


Lloyd’s Construction Services

Derek Lokey

Excecutive Vice President
Teamalytics

Robert Longo

VP and Managing General Counsel
WM

Elsie Lopez

Zero Waste Lead
Go2Zero Strategies

Robert Lubin

Managing Director
Corporate Fuel Advisors

Aurel Lubke

Founder
Compost Systems of Austria

Richard Ludt

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

Scott Lukach

Vice President – Environmental
Rehrig Pacific Company

Evan Lutz

President
Hungry Harvest

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Lorenzo Macaluso

Director of Client Services
RecyclingWorks/Center for EcoTechnology

Jeremiah Mancini

Global Sales EVP
Forward Thinking Systems

Shawn Mandel

Vice President, Safety & Risk
Waste Connections

Rachel Manning

Program Lead
Curbside Composting

Eugenia Manwelyan

Consultant in circularity and sustainable materials management.
Gershman, Brickner, and Bratton (GBB)

Jim Marcinko

Southern Tier Recycling Director
WM

Cody Marshall

Chief System Optimization Officer
The Recycling Partnership

Jeff Martin

VP Global Sales Strategy
Safety Services

Bruno Mattheeuws

PR Manager
DRANCO

Martin Mattsson

Director - Key Accounts
Volvo Construction Equipment, North America

Mr Kevin McGinn

Sr. Vice President - National Waste Division
Commercial Credit Group Inc.

Gena McKinley

Assistant Director
Austin Resource Recovery

Kenneth McLeod

RSE Vice President, Co-Founder
VDQ-NRG Systems Inc.

Celeste McMickle

Director - TRUE Certification
US Green Building Council

Mr. Dane McSpedon

CEO
Hughes Energy Group

Kerri Mead-Bell

President
Anchor Disposal

Ryan Melsert

CEO/CTO
American Battery Technology Company

Jeff Menke

President
Terra Pacific Waste Management

Steve Menoff

Senior Vice President
CEC

Stan Mikalonis

Chief Revenue Officer
Battle Motors

Michelle Mikesell

Food Rescue Programs Manager, Los Angeles Sanitation and Environment.
City of Los Angeles

Colleen Miller

Sales Manager
Sennebogen

Conor Miller

CEO
Black Earth Compost

Jim Miller SE

CEO | Solid Waste Industry Leader
J.R. Miller & Associates, Inc.

Adam Mitchell


Boro Wide, NY

Ronald Mittelstaedt

President and Chief Executive Officer
Waste Connections

Domenic Monopoli


Filco Carting

Deanna Moore

National Accounts Manager
WM

Jonathan Murray


Murphy Road Recycling

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Yvette Nadgir

Senior Claims Manager, Environmental Claims
West Field Group

Sue Netherton

Vice President – People, Training and Development
Waste Connections

Mr Sam Nicolai

Vice President of Engineering & Compliance
Casella Waste Systems

Lars Ravn Nielsen

CEO
Gemidan Ecogi

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Michael O'Connor

Managing Partner
Rio Grande Waste Services, Inc.

Tyler Ohlmansiek

Director of E-Mobility Sales
Mack Trucks

Timothy Oliver

Partner
Oliver Aguirre, LLC

Tracie Onstad Bills

West Region Waste Business Development Leader
HDR

Michael Oraschewsky

Co-founder and CEO
TBJ Gourmet

Dr William Orts

Center Director, Western Regional Research Center
US Department of Agriculture

Cory Oskardmay

Waste Reduction and Sustainability Consultant
Go2Zero Strategies

Rachel Oster

Owner & Principal
Diversion Strategies

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Don Diego Padilla II N/A

Vice President of Sales
Safe Fleet

Elise Paeffgen

Partner
Alston & Bird LLP

Yashesh Panchal

Head of Subsurface Engineering
Vaulted Deep

Brendon Pantano

Chief Executive Officer
Coastal Waste & Recycling, Inc.

Veronica Pardo

Regulatory Affairs Director
Resource Recovery Coalition of CA

Matt Parker


Capital Waste Services

Suzzana Paul


Philly Food Rescue

Tony Pelletier


GFL Environmental

Charlie Pioli

Founder & CEO
O-Town Compost

Sam Podgorny

Senior Manager Digital Solutions
Environmental Solutions Group

Brennah Pohlmann Moellendorf

Zero Waste Specialist
Go2Zero Strategies

Baraka Poulin


Engineered Compost Systems

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Megan Quinn


Waste Dive

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Lara Ramdin, Ph.D


Upcycled Foods, Inc.

Ignacio Ramirez


Winnow North

Thomas Rappolt

Office Director & Vice President
SCS Engineers

Arnali Ray

Executive Director
Hollywood Food Coalition

Molly Reeves

Senior Environmental Specialist
City of Carlsbad

Jessica Regan

CIO and Co-Founder
FoodMesh

Mark Regan

President & CEO
SmarTruckHD - A Rearview Systems Company

Becky Reichenbach

Corporate Marketing Recycling Specialist
Rumpke Waste & Recycling

Joy Rifkin

Manager, Sustainability and Training
LRS

Jim Riley

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

Kaity Robbins

Senior Program Manager of Diversion
Whole Foods Market

Kelley Robinson

Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Casella Waste Systems

Brian Roe PhD

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

Amy Romig

Partner
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

Cole Rosengren

Lead Editor
Waste Dive

Laura Rosenshine

Founder
Common Ground Compost LLC

James Roska, P.E.


LA Sanitation & Environment (LASAN)

Paul Ross

Vice President
American Waste Control

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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

Leslie Sarasin

CEO
Food Marketing Institute

Kelly Sarber

President & CEO
Strategic Management Group

Jeff Satwicz

Vice President of Product Strategy & Engineering
Bigbelly

Caroline Saul, PhD

Data & Policy Project Manager
EREF

Allia Saydjari

Senior Director of Sustainability
WIN Waste Innovations

Shelley Sayward

Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Casella

Dr. Tia Scarpelli, Ph.D.

Research Scientist
Carbon Mapper

Bruce Schmucker n/a

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

Gregory Scott

President & CEO
Community Action Partnership of Orange County

Bob Shallenberger

COO
Interco / Critical Mineral Recovery

Kurt Shaner

Eastern Region Engineering Manager
Waste Connections

Ron Sherga

Vice President, New Market Group
Cyclyx

Cara Simaga

Senior Director Regulatory Affairs
Stericycle

Melinda Sims


LoCI Controls

Ms Amy Slagle

Acting Assistant Director
City of Austin, Austin Resource Recovery

Jimmy Slaughter

Principal
Beveridge & Diamond

Bradley Smith

Director
Grundon

Kimberly Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Tequila Smith

Chief Sustainability Officer
Covanta

Lee Spivak

Director, Advisory Services
WM

Bob Spurgin https://www.linkedin.com/in/bobspurgin1313/

Founder / President
Spurgin & Associates

Kirk Steed

General Manager
Recology

Lana Suarez

Associate Chief, Materials Management Branch
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Patrick Sullivan REPA, CPP, BCES

Senior Vice President
SCS Engineers

Mallory Szczepanski


National Waste & Recycling Association

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Harry Tannenbarum

Co-Founder and CEO
Mill

Rody Taylor


Kansas City Dumpsters

Janet Thoman

Compliance Director
Compost Manufacturing Alliance

Lesley Thompson

VP Sustainability & Communications
Food Cycle Science Corporation

Michael Timpane

Partner, Vice President
Resource Recycling Systems (RRS)

Peter Tinkham

Assistant Vice President
WSP

Matt Todd

Senior Consultant, RRS; Representative, FPI
Resource Recycling Systems (RRS)

Ms Patti Toews

Sustainability/Waste Management Solutions Provider
APTIM

Natasha Tofil

ESG Analyst
Sprouts Farmers Market

Victoria Torres

Director of Community Impact
Samueli Foundation

Thomas Toscano

CEO & President
Mr. T Carting

Nicholas Trout

Supplier Development Administrator II
Sourcewell

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Stefanie Valentic

Editorial Director
Waste360

Neel Vasavada

MUSE Advisory Board Member and Founder & CEO
Overdrive Energy Solutions

Dave Vladic


Republic Services

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James Wamble


Plum Creek Environmental

Terri Ward

Executive Director/CEO
CDRA

Conrad Wear

Deputy Director
The City of San Diego, Environmental Services Department

Andy Weins

Owner
Green Up Solutions LLC

Beverly Westle

Managing Director
EIP Ventures

Monica White


Edgar & Associates

Tyler White

Assistant Professor of Practice, UT Culinary Institute
University of Tennessee Knoxville

Tyler White

Product Manager – Mobile Refuse Equipment
New Way Trucks

Rick Wojahn

Former Vice President of Business Development
Waste Connections

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Leone Young

Principal
LTY ERC, LLC

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Mr. Amir Zambrano

Managing Director of Programs
Food Forward