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2025 Schedule at a Glance

(Subject to Change)

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Wednesday, Feb 26

8:30am: WCSWMA Annual mtg.

9:45am:  SWANA Board mtg.

11:00am:  AROW Annual mtg.

12:00pm: Field Trip and Workshops

7:00pm - 10pm: Welcome & YP Social (open to all attendees)

Thursday, Feb 27

8:00am:  Exhibit Hall Opening

8:30 am: Welcome, & Keynote

10:00am: Exhibit Hall Morning Social

10:45am: Track Session I

12:00pm: Luncheon Ceremony

1:15pm:  Dessert Reception                                    (in Exhibit Hall)

2:30pm:  Track Session II

3:45pm:  Track Session III

4:45pm: Exhibitor's Reception
                (in Exhibit Hall)

6:00pm:  Exhibit Hall closes

7:00pm: Hospitality Event

Friday, February 28

9:00am: Track Sessions IV

10:00am: Hotel Checkout Break

10:30am: Track Sessions V

11:30pm: Door Prizes / Closing

  [Conference Ends @ 12:00pm]

Wondering what to expect?

Some session titles from previous years...


Keynote: Various

Composting Deactivation of CWD Prions: Update

- Dr. Rob Michitsch (UWSP Professor), Alex Thomas (UWSP Graduate Student)

Solid Waste Facility Fire Prevention, Control, and Response Planning and Training

- Jason Todaro (Blue Ridge Services)

Path to Plastic Circularity

- Tonya Randell (More Recycling)


Keynote: Robin Greenfield

Navigating the Waters of Social Media Platforms and Posts

- AROW Communications, Marketing, and Education Committee

Mycoremediation: Not a Laughing Matter

- Jerome Segura III (Segura & Sons Mushroom Farm), and Alex Thomas (Marathon County Solid Waste Department)

Benefits of Generating RNG from LFG, and Associated Available Treatment Technologies

- Bill Bloomenkranz (Tetra Tech)


Keynote: Jasmine Crowe-Houston (Goodr)

Confession of a Capital Project Manager

- Kenny Bergschultz (Weaver Consultants Group)

Wisconsin's food waste problem and regulation basics for new food waste infrastructure

- Casey Lamensky (WI DNR)

Wetland Challenges Associated with Solid Waste Facility Operation in Wisconsin

- Luke Specketer and Sarah LeMoine (Tetra Tech)


Keynote: Nathan Rutz (Rust Belt Riders)

Applying Behavior Change Strategies to Improve Single Family Recycling

- Samantha Longshore & Taylor Sorenson (The Recycling Partnership)

Decoding Groundwater Analytical Results

- Teri Daigle & Logan Dwyer (Tetra Tech), Paul Junio (Pace Analytical Services)

Tire Derived Aggregate as an Alternative for Landfill

- Sara Beine & Dan Michiels (Foth)

Full conference attendees get access to all in person presentations Wednesday through Friday plus downloads of presentation slides after the event.

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