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Jul
24
Wed
2013
Entrepreneurship in Solid Waste Management
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

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Moderator

Priti Ambani Ecopreneurist comPriti Ambani is the Managing Editor of Ecopreneurist. She is a thought leader, a prominent writer on corporate social responsibility and the triple bottom line, and a sustainability consultant at GreenDen Consultancy.

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Tom Szaky zimbio comTom Szaky is the CEO and Founder of Terracycle, which is an international upcycling and recycling company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and repurposes the material into affordable, innovative products.

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Bilikiss Adebiyi echoinggreen orgBilikiss Adebiyi is the CEO and Co-founder of Wecyclers, a social enterprise which leverages low-cost, scalable, easily adaptable technology to collect recyclable waste at the household level.

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Aug
7
Wed
2013
Integrating the Informal Recycling Sector in Latin America
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

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Moderator:

Jane Olley Regional Initiative for Inclusive RecyclingJane Olley is the Coordinator of the Regional Initiative for Inclusive Recycling a joint program of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, the Water and Sanitation Division of the IDB, the Avina Foundation and The Coca-Cola Company

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Peter Cohen IDB World BankDr. Peter Cohen is a Social Development Consultant for institutions including the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank.

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Alfonso Martinez Sustainable World FoundationDr Alfonso Martinez is the New Projects Director of the Mexican NGO Mundo Sustentable.

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lucia fernandez WIEGO MITLucia Fernández has coordinated the WIEGO Global Wastepicker Programme since 2009 and is also a research affiliate with the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at MIT.

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Aug
14
Wed
2013
Solid Waste Management and Climate Change
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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Moderator:

Perinaz Bhada-Tata emailPerinaz Bhada-Tata is the Editor of World Bank’s publication Cities and Climate Change: Responding to an Urgent Agenda and is the Co-author of What a Waste – A Global Review of Solid Waste Management.

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Nickolas Themelis LinkedIn

Prof. Nickolas Themelis is the Founder and Director of the Earth Engineering Center at Columbia University and the Global Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council.

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Paul H Brunner allconfs org

Prof. Paul H. Brunner is considered to be the father of material flow analysis methodology in urban metabolism and industrial ecology. He is the Head of the Institute for Water Quality, Resource and Waste Management at Vienna University of Technology.

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Aug
21
Wed
2013
Solving the Global Waste Management Challenge
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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Moderator:

Jill Boughton esriJill Boughton is the President and CEO of W2Worth Innovations. She was also the President and CEO of Sustainable WasteResources International (SWRI), before which, she led a corporate-wide effort called “Waste-to-Worth” at Procter and Gamble’s global product development team emphasizing on disruptive and transformational innovation. She is some times referred to as the “Queen of Waste”.

 

 

Panelists:

Mike Biddle wordgreensummitMike Biddle is the Founder and President of MBA Polymers, President of Waste Free Oceans Americas and well known TED Speaker (his TED talk). He is the recipient of 2012 Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development, sometimes called the Nobel Prize for Environment and many other awards. MBA Polymers is a world leading recycler of plastics from complex waste streams.

 
Dr. Luis Diaz calrecoveryLuis Diaz is the President of CalRecovery Inc. During over 30 years in the solid waste management field, Dr. Diaz pioneered the integration of solid waste systems, which is now the standard for all new waste management systems. Dr. Diaz has more than 350 publications and has co-authored 15 books. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Waste Management, Consulting Editor for BioCycle, and Chair of the Working Group on Developing Countries of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA).

 

 

David A. McCarthy is the Principal and Co-Founder of JUM Global, LLC. Mr. McCarthy brings 15 years of developing strategic partners for independently funded projects to JUM Global. David works with JAX Utilities Management, where they design and construct landfills. He has been involved in the launch of multiple start-up divisions and companies, as President, CEO and Director, successfully establishing national marketing partners, securing investment capital, and creating new vertical market opportunities and brand development. He also has years of experience working with different energy related national and international government agencies.

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