Agenda

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

August 23-25, 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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7:45 am – 6:00 pm                     Registration Open                                                                                                     (Bayview Ballroom Foyer)

7:45 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: Jan Bauer, RIGK GmbH

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

Agricultural Film Mulch Collection and Recycling: An Overview of 
Obstacles and Opportunities
Gene Jones, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.

Update on the North Carolina Agricultural Mulch Film Recycling Project
David Lowles, Waste Reduction Partners

High Efficiency Filtration of Agricultural Film
Thomas Lehner, BritAS Recycling-Anlagen GmbH

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

Consistent PCR Manufacturing Starts at the Source
Louis Vasquez, Revolution Plastics, a Delta Plastics Company

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

An Overview of Shredding Agricultural Plastics
Dale Walker, WEIMA America, Inc.

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

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm                    VIP Reception – Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres (Invitation Only)                               (Penthouse)

 

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

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

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

Moderator: Gene Jones, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc.

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

11:00 am – 1:00 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