Agenda

Monday, May 7, 2018

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm                     Registration Open - Room S331D


Location:    


Orange County Convention Center (OCCC)

South Concourse

9899 International Drive 

Orlando, FL 32819


South Concourse, Level III, Room S331D

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Note:  Session titles and names highlighted in GREEN are linked to pages that contain speaker/moderator profiles.


Meeting Room Location:  South Concourse, Level III, Room S330A


8:00 am - 6:00 pm                             Registration Open - Room S331D


8:00 am - 8:30 am                             Continental Breakfast                                                                    


8:30 am - 10:00 am                          Opening Session: 

                                                                      An International Prespective on Ag Plastics Recycling 


Welcome: Gene Jones, CEO, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. and Executive Director, Florida Agricultural Plastics Recycling Cooperative      


Impacts of China’s Plastic Ban

Dr. Steven Wong, Chairman, Fukutomi Company Limited


Agricultural Recycling in Europe

Jan Bauer, Commercial Manager, RIGK GmbH


Ag Plastics Recycling in Canada

Barry Friesen, General Manager, CleanFARMS       


10:00 am - 10:15 am                           Break

10:15 am   - 11:45 pm                          Agriclutural Plastics Collection Programs


Moderator: Jill Dunlop, Manager, Food Safety & Sustainability, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association  


Cross-sector Collaboration in Agricultural Plastics Recycling Programs

Melissa Kono, Assistant Professor and Trisha Wagner, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Extension        


Toro's Drip Irrigation Recycling Service in California

Inge Bisconer, Technical Marketing and Sales Manager, The Toro Company - Ag Business


3rd Presentation to be Determined


11:45 pm - 1:30 pm                            Lunch (on your own)    

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm                              Agricultural Plastics Recycling


Moderator: TBD


Creating Sustainable Solutions with Vistamaxx Performance Polymers in Plastics Recycling

Jeffrey Zhang, Market Developer, Exxonmobil Chemical Company, Inc.        


Extended Producer Responsibility in the Agriculture Film Market

Sean Whiteley, CEO, Delta Plastics


Horizontal Integration of Agricultural Waste through Pop-Up Recycling Events    

Simon Andrew, General Manager,   The Agrecovery Foundation    

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm                              Refreshment Break

                                                                       APRC and Re|focus Shared Break 

                                                                       South Concourse, Level III, Room S330 Foyer


3:15 pm - 4:45 pm                              Agricultural Plastics Recovery & Processing        


Moderator: Ted Kaiser, President, Dock 7 Materials Group, LLC


Designing a System for AG Plastics Recovery

John Farney, Director of Size Reduction Sales, Cumberland 


Material Handling, Conditioning, and Storage Solutions

Joe Dziedzic, Manager of Technical Sales, AEC


Waste Water Recovery and Treatment     

Salem Alameri, Matec America, Inc.       


5:00 pm - 6:30 pm                              Networking Reception:  APRC, CARE & Re|focus

                                                                       South Concourse, Level III, Room S330 Foyer


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm                          VIP Outing at TopGolf

                                                                      (Includes dinner and 3 hours of unlimited TopGolf Play)

                                                                      A separate fee of $115 is required.  Space is Limited.                                                                       Contact Nicki Mayfield for more info.  nicki@eicmllc.com

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

8:00 am - 12:00 pm                             Registration Open - Room S331D 


8:00 am - 8:30 am                                Continental Breakfast       


8:30 am - 10:00 am                             Ag Film Mulch Recovery & Processing


Moderator: Kevin Yue, PE, Environmental Compliance Engineer, Lipman Family Farms


Recover to Recycle

Steve Zook, Sales Manager, PBZ / CropCare


Findings from 2017 Mulch Retrieval Machine Trials 

David Lowles, Consultant, Waste Reduction Partners


Meeting the Dirty Mulch Film Recycling Challenge  

David Lowles, Consultant, Waste Reduction Partners


Agricultural Mulch Film Enhancement Project 

Gene Jones, CEO, Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. and Executive Director, Florida Agricultural Plastics Recycling Cooperative


10:00 am - 10:30 am                            Refreshment Break

                                                                          Shared Break: APRC and CARE

                                                                          South Concourse, Level III, Room S330 Foyer

10:30 am - 12:15 pm                           General Agricultural Plastics Recycling Session        


Moderator: Gene Jones, CEO,   Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. and Executive Director, Florida Agricultural Plastics Recycling Cooperative   


A Different Approach to Recycling AG Film

Hartmut Bendfeldt, President, eFACTOR3, LLC


RISe – A Novel Polymer Recycling Process 

Dr. Stephen Paspek, Principal, Broadview Group, LLC


Agricultural Film Recycling Solutions

Alan DiUmberto, Sales Manager - Recycling Division, American Starlinger-Sahm, Inc.


12:15 pm                                                     Adjourn