Agenda

4th Agricultural Plastics Recycling Conference & Trade Show (APRC 2017)

August 23-24, 2017

San Diego, California

 

Agenda

Note:  Presentation Titles in Green are hyperlinked to the Speaker profile which contains the Speaker Bio and presentation abstract.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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2:00 pm – 6:00 pm                     Registration Open                                                                                                   (Bayview Ballroom Foyer)

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm                      Exhibitor Set up                                                                                                       (Bayview Ballroom)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm                      Reception                                                                                                                  (The Cabanas)

 

Thursday, August 24, 2017
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8:00 am – 6:00 pm                     Registration Open                                                                                                     (Bayview Ballroom Foyer)

7:30 am – 8:30 am                     Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall                                                                       (Bayview Ballroom)

8:30 am – 10:00 am                    Opening Session                                                                                               (Mission Ballroom)

Welcome: Gene Jones, Southern Waste Information Exchange, Inc. (SWIX)

Opening Networking Discussion
Who and Why are we here at APRC 2017. A chance for all attendees to network.
Gene Jones with SWIX will lead a moderated networking forum.

Overview of Plasticulture: Recycling Opportunities and Obstacles
Bernard Le Moine, International Committee for Plastics in Agriculture (CIPA)

China – Regulatory Impacts and Market for Agricultural Plastics
Steve Wong, Fukutomi Company Limited

10:00 am – 10:30 am                  Break – Exhibit Hall                                                                                                  (Bayview Ballroom)

10:30 am – Noon                         Agricultural Plastics Recycling – Session 1                                           (Mission Ballroom)

Moderator: Gowtham Rengaraj, Seas Global, LLC

Agricultural Plastics Recycling in the Dominican Republic
Melissa Kono, University of Wisconsin-Extension

Thermoplastics Filament Mechanical Cleaning Process
Marcela Moisson, Recyouest

Mulching in France: A Case Study of Ag Film Collection & Management
Bernard Le Moine, International Committee for Plastics in Agriculture (CIPA)

Noon – 1:30 pm                          Lunch                                                                                                                         (Bayview Ballroom)

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm                     Agricultural Plastics Recycling – Session 2                                        (Mission Ballroom)

Moderator: Ted Kaiser, Dock 7 Materials, LLC

Vertical Sustainability – From AG Scrap to Plastic Pallets Used in AG
Mike Harding, G. Phillips and Sons

Ag Film Recycling – The Full Circle
Sascha Schuh, ASCON Corporation

Technology Review for Size Reducing Agricultural Plastics
Richard Pyle, Jordan Reduction, Inc. (Invited)

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm                     Refreshment Break: Exhibit Hall                                                                        (Bayview Ballroom)

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm                     Agricultural Plastics Recycling – Session 3                                         (Mission Ballroom)

Moderator: Jill Dunlop, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

Presentation TBD
Sean Whiteley, Delta Plastics of the South, LLC

Transforming Agricultural Plastics into a Durable Wood Replacement
Alfredo Faubel, Athyron LLC

Presentation TBD

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm                     Welcome Reception: Exhibit Hall                                                                       (Bayview Ballroom)

 

Friday, August 25, 2017
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8:30 am – 12:00 pm                   Registration Open                                                                                                   (Bayview Ballroom Foyer)

8:30 am – 9:00 am                     Continental Breakfast: Exhibit Hall                                                                    (Bayview Ballroom)

9:00 am – 10:30 am                   Agricultural Plastics Recycling Technologies – Session 1              (Mission Ballroom)

Moderator: Ron Perkins, Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC)

Modern Advances in Reprocessing AG Plastic Waste Materials
John Farney, Cumberland / AEC / ACS Group

Auxiliary Equipment Technology Agricultural Film Technology Conveying, Blending, Drying Systems
Joseph Dziedzic, ACS  Group

Odor Removal Technology for Agricultural Plastics
Alan DiUmberto, American Starlinger Sahm

10:30 am – 11:00 am                 Refreshment Break: Exhibit Hall                                                                        (Bayview Ballroom)

11:00 am – 12:15 pm                 Agricultural Plastics Recycling Technologies – Session 2              (Mission Ballroom)

Moderator: TBD

Ag Film Washing Challenges and Solutions
Corey O’Donnell, Southeast Machinery Company

Wastewater Solutions for Agricultural Plastic Recycling Operations
Salem Alameri, Southeast Machinery  Company / Matec America

12:00 pm – 12: 15 pm                 Closing Comments

12:15 pm                                       Adjourn

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm                   Exhibitor Breakdown

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Registrar

The official Registrar for APRC 2017 is Registration Services a Division of B. W. Holding Group, LLC
Organized By:
Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
Post Office Box 960
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Phone: (800) 441-7949
Fax: (850) 386-4321
Website: http://swixusa.org
Email: gene@swixusa.org