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2023 Call for Presentations

One thing that makes our conference great is having passionate and informed people talk about
their experiences in the industry.  Don't miss your chance to share!

Call for Presentations is CLOSED
Deadline for Submissions - Monday, September 12th, 2022, 11:59 P.M. CST
Question? Troubles Submitting? Contact 
For planning purpose, please refer to this Call for Proposals PDF - Click to Download

We are returning to Green Bay!   WIRMC 2023 (Feb 22-24, 2023 / Hyatt Regency, Green Bay, WI) is specifically looking for engaging and thought provoking presentations that showcase the advancements in resources management, solid waste management, recycling, resource recovery, and composting. Presentations will be delivered in person. Every presentation will have a moderator available to provide support to the speakers and engage attendees.  

Presentations are expected to run for 50 minutes, followed by an additional 5-10 minutes for Q&A and discussion for standard presentations on Thursday and Friday. For those interested in providing a "workshop style" presentation of 2 hours+, then please select Wednesday below.  

Presentation proposals are due no later than September 12, 2022. The conference committee will be making presentation decisions in early October. You will be notified by late October. 


Please review our Tips for Submitting a Winning Proposal for some best practices to create an engaging presentation. 

In submitting a proposal, submitters agree to the following:

  1. Identify by name, title, organization and contact information the person(s) that AGREE to present face to face if the proposal is selected. 

  2. Meet all deadlines. WIRMC reserves the right to refuse any proposal that does not meet deadlines.

  3. Submit a proposal that is original and offers new insights and solutions.

  4. Present on any day and time between February 22-24, 2023.  The WIRMC Planning Team will try to accommodate schedules, but will not guarantee preferences.  

  5. Submit the presentation by February 20, 2023 as a Microsoft PowerPoint—not in a PDF or other format.

  6. Register for WIRMC 2023 if you are interested in attending other sessions or activities during the conference. 

  7. Authorize the recording, use, and display of the presentation. Additionally, give permission for use and display of presenter’s headshot for WIRMC conference publicity/marketing purposes.

  8. Permit WIRMC to modify your session description to ensure consistent tone and grammar across all sessions. Presenters will have an opportunity to review and approve revisions.

Topics for presentations being solicited could cover, but are not limited to, the following areas:
  • Adapting to a Changing World

  • Agricultural Wastes

  • Alternative Daily Cover Options

  • Community Education and Outreach

  • Composting and Biological Treatment

  • Construction & Demolition Recycling

  • Emerging Issues (i.e. Energy, Market, & Recycled Content Product)

  • Emerging Landfill Design Options

  • Environmental Equity

  • Financing Private Sector Ventures & Operations

  • Geotechnical topics

  • Grant Writing

  • Hazardous & Special Waste Mngmt.

  • Household Hazardous Waste

  • Industrial & Business Recycling

  • Innovative Technologies

  • Inspiration and Innovation Resulting During a Global Crisis

  • Integrated Waste Management

  • Landfill Air Permit Impacts

  • Landfill Closure Phasing

  • Landfill Gas Reuse Projects

  • Leachate Recirculation and/or Bioreactor Landfills

  • Managing through a Mass Disruption 

  • Methane Generation Modeling

  • Natural Disaster Solid Waste Planning

  • Organics management / Residential Collections

  • Product Stewardship

  • Program Funding

  • Rapidly Changing Messages – How to keep Community Members Informed during a Rapidly Changing Environment

  • Recovered Material Market Up-Dates

  • Recovering More Recyclables

  • Recycling Technology Advances

  • Regulations, Safety and Quality Control

  • Remediation

  • Safety Related to Facilities, Operational, etc.

  • Shift Happens and then Shifts Again

  • Special Event Recycling

  • Sustainability

  • Waste Composition Studies

  • Waste Reduction, Zero Waste & Recycling in the Public or Private Sector

  • Waste-to-Fuels & Energy Recovery

  • Workforce Development and Employee Safety During Change 

Questions? Contact:

Kelly Adlington

*2023 conference planning and coordination provided by Recycling Connections Corporation (RCC) on behalf of AROW/WCSWMA/SWANA

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