Several workshops and events will be held in conjunction with this year’s conference. These events may require separate registration and additional fees apply. Times and events are subject to change without notice. Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

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NRC Track at 2017 Resource Recycling Conference

These are all the activities that NRC has helped to organize at the 2017 Resource Recycling Conference.

Informal Gathering (Sunday, August 27, 2017)

Sunday, August 27, 2017 NRC organized a “meet and greet” at “The Local” near the Hyatt Conference facility

 

Pre-Conference (Monday, August 28, 2017)

9:00 – 10:00am CT NRC Board of Directors Meeting
10:30am – noon CT NRC Members Meeting
1:00pm – 2:30pm CT RO Organizational Developmental Session (on topics recommended by RO and ROC)
2:30pm – 5:00pm CT ROC Meeting

 

Welcome Reception and Joint NRC/RAM Fundraiser (Monday, August 28, 2017)

6:30pm – 10:00pm CT Located in the Conference Hotel. This session includes NRC Awards Ceremony and Murray J. Fox Scholarships Recognition

 

Day 1 of Main Conference (Tuesday, August 29, 2017)

12:15pm – 1:30pm CT NRC “old” Board Meeting (to close Members Meeting) and Conference Lunch
1:30pm – 3:00pm CT NRC Markets Council Town Hall Session 1 on “How each Organization can help ROs focus on Quality and Market Development” (Presenters: all ROs invited plus organizations focused on recycling market development; all attendees are welcome to watch and submit written questions). As of July 14, 2017, the following organizations have committed to participate:

  • Northeast Recycling Council
  • Southeast Recycling Development Council
  • Steel Recycling Institute
  • Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
  • Glass Packaging Institute
  • Association of Plastics Recyclers
  • Keep America Beautiful
  • American Forest & Paper Association
  • Paper Recycling Coalition
  • Construction & Demolition Materials Recycling Association
  • The Recycling Partnership
  • Carton Council
  • Rubber Manufacturers Association
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Container Recycling Institute
  • NapCOR
3:30pm – 5:00pm CT NRC Markets Council Town Hall Session 2 (2nd half of discussion)

Day 2 of Main Conference (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)

10:30am – noon CT Concurrent session by Resource Recycling and NRC on “Recycling Markets and Market Development”. Focusing on where do we go from here? What should priorities be for 2017 for different types of attendees (e.g. industry, government – federal, state, local; trade associations; others). Building on NRC Markets Council Town Hall discussions and other presentations throughout the conference.
12:00pm – 1:00pm CT NRC “new” Board Meeting
1:00pm – 2:30pm CT Closing Plenary – “Recycling Policies in the new Administration” (Invited Senators Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, and Congressman Keith Ellison from MN to highlight trade and infrastructure policies and bringing recycling manufacturing jobs home to the U.S.)

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