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WORKS! 2017

WORKS! - June 19-21, 2017

Lawrence, KS - Doubletree Hotel & Conference Center

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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, June 19, 2017

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.                         HHW Training and Recertification Workshop

12 – 4 p.m.                              Golf Scramble

12 – 5 :30 p.m.                        Exhibitor Set Up/Registration Opens

 

12:30 – 4:45 p.m.                    Higher Education Workshop

Free to representatives from Higher Ed Campuses in Kansas; must pre-register

12:30 – 1:15 p.m.        Lunch; Welcome & Introductions

1:15 p.m.                     Keynote Speaker

Dave Newport, Director for Environmental Center at CU Boulder

2:30 p.m.                     Break

2:45 p.m.                     Campus Tour – University of Kansas

4 p.m.                          Roundtable Discussion

 

Food Waste Workshop

1 p.m.                          National Speaker

1:45 p.m.                     Success Stories

2:30 p.m.                     Story of Struggle

2:45 p.m.                     Break

3 p.m.                          Roundtable

3:45 p.m.                     Closing Remarks: Nancy Larson, Kansas State University

 

5:30 -7 p.m.                             Welcome Reception

Open to all registered participants and invited guests

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

7 a.m.                          Registration and Exhibit Hall Opens

7 – 8 a.m.                    Breakfast

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.          Workshops

 

Composting Workshop

8 a.m. Welcome & Introductions

8:15 a.m. Program Viability/Survival: A Discussion

9:15 a.m. Break, visit with Exhibitors

9:45 a.m. KDHE Presentation: What You Need To Know

10:15 a.m. Load Buses

10:30 a.m. Hands on @ Lawrence Composting Facility

Presenter: Lydia Gibson, Waste Reduction & Recycling Specialist, City of Lawrence

12 p.m. Return to Hotel for Lunch; visit with Exhibitors

 

Recycling Workshop

8 a.m. Welcome & Introductions

8:15 a.m. Program Viability/Survival: A Discussion

9:15 a.m. Break, visit with Exhibitors

9:45 a.m. Markets/Commodities: Future & Impact on Kansas

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Tapping the Reuse Markets in Your Community

Creative ways to work with artists, reuse stores and other vendors in your community

Presenters: Artists & Shop Owners from across Kansas

 

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.                    Special Presentation: State of Kansas Recycling

Free for for State & Local Officials across Kansas; Presentation by KDHE Bureau of Waste Management and the Kansas Organization of Recyclers

12 p.m.                                    Lunch

Registered Attendees, invited guests and state officials

 

1 – 4:30 p.m.                           General Session

12:45 p.m.       Welcome/Announcements

1 p.m.              Speaker: Bill Bider, KDHE

1:45 p.m.         Award Presentations

2:10 p.m.         Break, visit with Exhibitors

2:50 p.m.         Special Presentation: KOR

3:10 p.m.         KEYNOTE: Trump Administration: Changes, Impact on The Industry &       Kansas Chaz Miller, Director of Policy/Advocacy at National Waste and Recycling Association, Washington D.C.

 

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.                      Rural Recycling Discussion/Roundtable

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.                      Urban Recycling Discussion/Roundtable

 

6:30 – 8 p.m.                          Offsite Event

Included in Registration; transportation, dinner, drinks, fun venue and entertainment

 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

7:30 a.m.                                 Registration and Exhibit Hall Opens

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.                      Breakfast, visit with Exhibitors

 

8:30 -11 a.m.                           Tours

City of Lawrence Facilities, Hamm MRF, University of Kansas, Sunrise Project

11:15 a.m.                               Demos & Visit with Exhibitors

12 – 12:40 p.m.                       Lunch

 

12:40 – 1:40 p.m.                    Breakout Session #1

HHW: Roundtable

Recycling: The Psychology of Recycling – A Research Project

Composting: Sunrise Project - A Community Food Project Story

 

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.                      Breakout Sessions #2

Composting: Roundtable

Recycling & HHW: Communicating the Necessity of Funding Your Program  - A Toolkit Presentation; Kit Brewers, Director of RSCI & ICAN Employment, Moberly, MO; Spencer Duncan, Kansas Organization of Recyclers


2:45 – 3 p.m.                           Break

 

3 – 4 p.m.                                Breakout Sessions #3

Recycling: Roundtable

Composting: Small Business Challenges & Opportunities

HHW:  Session TBA

 

4 p.m.                          SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

 

 

FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF ATTENDEES:

Since it will be Summer we will ensure there are organized activities for family and friends. These will include, but is not limited to:

  • Passes to the City pool for the days of the conference
  • Tours
  • Shopping Experience
  • …..and more!

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