2017 Summit Agenda

The Summit schedule is complete with workshops, panel discussions, a variety of presenters, exhibit hall, site tours, recycling awards, silent auction, and fun evening networking events.

This is a preliminary agenda; details are subject to change.

Sunday, June 4

Networking

5:00PM - 7:00PM Welcome Reception
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Monday, June 5

Plenary

8:00AM - 9:30AM Opening Plenary
 Speaker(s)
Scott Denning, Colorado State University
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Concurrent Sessions

9:45AM - 10:45AM The Numbers Game: How to Show Recycling Matters
 Speaker(s)
Kate Bailey, Eco-Cycle
9:45AM - 10:45AM Businesses Creating Measurable Sustainability Goals, for Recycling and Beyond
 Moderator(s)
Nick Beni, Spark Fun Electronics
Laila Amerman, Waste Management
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9:45AM - 10:45AM Food Waste
 Moderator(s)
Laurie Johnson, Colorado Association for Recycling

Concurrent Sessions

11:00AM - 12:00PM Food Waste Diversion: Know the End Before You Begin
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11:00AM - 12:00PM Could Compost Be the Key to Fighting Climate Change?
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11:00AM - 12:00PM How Local Government Can Support and Engage the Businesses Community in Sustainability Efforts
 Speaker(s)
Heidi Wagner, City of Fort Collins
Elizabeth Montalbano, Partners for a Clean Environment

Moderator(s)
Leigh Ratterman, Boulder County
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Plenary

12:30PM - 1:30PM Keynote Panel

Networking

1:30PM - 3:30PM Business Partner Showcase
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Tour

2:00PM - 5:00PM CSU Earth, Sun and Fire
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2:00PM - 5:00PM Larimer County Landfill
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2:00PM - 5:00PM Loveland Recycling Center and Uncle Benny's
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Networking

6:00PM - 8:00PM CAFR Recycling Awards Gala
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Tuesday, June 6

Tour

7:30AM - 10:00AM Old Town Alley Walk and Coffee
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7:30AM - 10:00AM Fort Collins Recycling Facilities
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7:30AM - 10:00AM CSU Earth, Sun and Fire
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Networking

8:00AM - 10:30AM Business Partner Showcase
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Concurrent Sessions

10:30AM - 11:45AM Zero Waste Events Planning, Big and Small
 Speaker(s)
Melissa Kirr, Walking Mountains Science Center
Lynn Coppedge, City of Lakewood
Jessie Burley, High Country Conservation Center
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10:30AM - 11:45AM Can C&D Diversion Be a Viable BusinessOpportunity in Colorado?
 Moderator(s)
Laurie Batchelder Adams, LBA Associates, Inc.
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Luncheon

11:45AM - 12:45PM Networking Lunch

Networking

11:45AM - 1:15PM Business Partner Showcase
12:45PM - 1:15PM CAFR Council Business Meetings
1:00PM Silent Auction Closes

Concurrent Sessions

1:15PM - 2:15PM Colorado Product Stewardship Workshop
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1:15PM - 2:15PM Interested in Collecting Hard-to-Recycle Materials? Let's Work Together!
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Plenary

2:30PM - 3:30PM Closing Keynote