At A Glance

2018 Daily Conference Program

Small_Logo_B-L1“Relevant topics with knowledgeable and experienced speakers and ample opportunity for networking. If you are involved in any aspect of solid waste management, this Conference should not be missed.”
Sharon Lilla, Barton & Loguidice
occra“The Federation Conference is extremely valuable for gaining industry knowledge, whether it be new recycling technologies, advice from experts or the latest on recycling markets. I personally have utilized all my new vendor contacts to improve my potential bids on services and products.”
Ann Fordock, OCRRA

The 2018 Conference Program will be available February 2018.

At-A-GlanceSunday, May 20, 2018Monday, May 21, 2018Tuesday, May 22, 2018Wednesday May 23, 2018

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| SUNDAY |
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Noon – 5:30 p.m.    Exhibitor Set-up

2:30 - 5:00 p.m.    Affiliate Board Meetings
2:30 p.m.             NYS Association for Reduction, Reuse and Recycling
3:00 p.m.             NYS Association for Solid Waste Management
3:30 p.m.             SWANA, NYS Chapter

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.     Check-in & Refreshments
•    Lodging
•    Conference & Exhibitor Registration

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.     Pre-conference Session

6:30 – 9:00 p.m.     BBQ Buffet with Exhibitors

9:15 – 9:45 p.m.     Fireworks over Lake George!
 

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| MONDAY |
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7:30 – 8:30 a.m.     Conference Registration
 
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.     Adirondack Breakfast with Exhibitors

All Day (closed 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. for lunch)    Trade Show

8:15 a.m.              Monday's Intro/Prep

8:30 – 8:45 a.m.    General Session
                                Welcome & NY Federation update

8:45 – 9:30 a.m.    Keynote
                                Industry & Regulatory update

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.     “I Have a Question!”

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.    Networking Break with Exhibitors 

10:45 – 12:15 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions

12:30 – 1:45 p.m.    Lunch

1:45 – 2:00 p.m.     SWANA, NYS Chapter annual meeting 

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.    Innovation Spotlight 
                                Exhibitors’ Equipment in ACTION!

2:00 – 2:45 p.m.    General Session

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions

4:45 – 6:15 p.m.    Experienced Professionals Download to Young Professionals Upload

4:45 – 6:15 p.m.    Exhibitors’ Reception


DINNER ON YOUR OWN

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.    Networking…It’s Your Thing
The No. 1 reason people attend the annual conference is TO NETWORK! To wrap up the first full conference day, DO WHAT YOU WANT TO DO! ... all (S’mores, Sing & Dance, Smoke Cigars) within a 100 feet of each other.  This is a great social event under the stars to make new acquaintances and renew old ones too!

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| TUESDAY |
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7:00 – 8:00 a.m.    Networking Jog
7:00 – 7:45 a.m.    Yoga for Every Body!

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.    Conference Registration
 
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.    Adirondack Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:30 – 11:00 a.m.    Trade Show

8:15 a.m.                Tuesday's Intro/Prep

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.      Concurrent Sessions

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.    Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:45 – 12:15 p.m.    Concurrent Sessions

12:30 p.m.                Lunch to Go

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.    Attendees’ Activities Choice
(Advance Sign-up required on Registration Form)
•    Shot Gun Start Golf
•    Boat Tour on Lake George
•    Adirondack Hike
•    Walking Adventure
•    ’Chef Sagamore’ Culinary
•    Horse Back Riding
•    Fishing

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.    Statewide Organics Management Meeting

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.    Refreshments

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.    Public Agencies & Non-profit Educational Displays

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.    Suzanne D. Lalonde Institute

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.    Hors D’Oeuvres reception

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.    Casino Night

10:00 – 11:00 p.m.    Sundae Bar

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| WEDNESDAY |
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7:30 – 8:45 a.m.    Conference Registration

7:30 – 8:45 a.m.    Regional Roundtable
Chat with your NYSDEC regional representatives and other peers from your region with a doughnut, coffee and juice.
There will also be tables for other northeastern states, metropolitan areas and organizations.

7:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.    Public Agencies & Non-profit Educational Displays

8:30 a.m.             Wednesday's Intro/Prep

8:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions

11:00 a.m.            Brunch

Available February 2018

 

Available February 2018

 

Available February 2018

 

Available February 2018

 

Conference Activities

There are plenty of planned and spur-of-the-moment activities for everyone to enjoy at The Sagamore and in the Lake George area when you are not attending conference-related events. All are a great way to relax and get to know your fellow solid waste and recycling professionals at the same time!

Welcome Packet Assembly (Sunday Afternoon)
Welcome Reception (Sunday Evening)
Networking…It’s Your Thing (Monday Night)
Boat Tour (Tuesday Early Afternoon)
Culinary Demonstration (Tuesday Early Afternoon)
Golf (Tuesday Afternoon)
Hike (Tuesday Afternoon)
Tennis (Tuesday Afternoon)
Horseback Riding (Tuesday Afternoon)
Fishing (Tuesday Afternoon)
Walking Adventure (Tuesday Afternoon)
Casino Night (Tuesday Evening)
Hanging Out (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday)
Recreational
Lake George Area