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Katharine Wilkinson

Katharine Wilkinson

Keynote Speaker

Project Drawdown

Sally Brown

Sally Brown

Keynote Speaker

University of Washington

Ron Alexander

Ron Alexander

Speaker and Workshop Instructor

R. Alexander Associates, Inc.

Linda Bilsens Brolis

Linda Bilsens Brolis

Speaker and Workshop Instructor

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Athena Bradley

Athena Bradley

Speaker and Workshop Instructor

Northeast Recycling Council (NERC)

Bill Brower

Bill Brower

Speaker

WeCare Denali

Michael Bryan-Brown

Michael Bryan-Brown

Speaker

Green Mountain Technologies

Ashley Thiesen Caldwell

Ashley Thiesen Caldwell

Speaker

The Modern Connection

Andrew Carpenter

Andrew Carpenter

Speaker

Northern Tilth

Rick Carr

Rick Carr

Speaker

Rodale Institute

Ryan Cerrato

Ryan Cerrato

Speaker

WeCare Denali, LLC

Nicole Chardoul

Nicole Chardoul

Workshop Instructor

RRS (Resource Recycling Systems)

Craig Coker

Craig Coker

Speaker and Workshop Instructor

Coker Composting

Doug Collins

Doug Collins

Speaker

WSU Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources

Ryan Cooper

Ryan Cooper

Speaker

Rubicon Global

Matt Cotton

Matt Cotton

Workshop Instructor

IWMC

John Culpepper

John Culpepper

Speaker

North Country School and Camp Treetops

Ted Dirkx

Ted Dirkx

Speaker

Vermeer

Kelly  Domino

Kelly Domino

Workshop Instructor

RRS (Resource Recycling Systems)

Natasha Duarte

Natasha Duarte

Workshop Instructor

Composting Association of Vermont

Tay Dunklee

Tay Dunklee

Speaker

City & County of Denver

Joseph England

Joseph England

Speaker

City of Orlando

Gregory Evanylo

Gregory Evanylo

Speaker

School of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech

Russell Faldik  

Russell Faldik  

Speaker

New Earth Compost

Jeff Gage

Jeff Gage

Workshop Instructor

Green Mountain Technologies

Justin Ganschow

Justin Ganschow

Speaker

Caterpillar Safety Services

Nora Goldstein

Nora Goldstein

Speaker

BioCycle, The Organics Recycling Authority

Dan Goossen

Dan Goossen

Speaker

Chittenden Solid Waste District, Williston VT and Green Mountain Compost

David Hill

David Hill

Workshop Instructor

CycleLogic

Geoffrey Hill

Geoffrey Hill

Workshop Instructor

Engineered Compost Systems

Scott Jenkins

Scott Jenkins

Speaker

Green Sports Alliance

Mitch Kessler

Mitch Kessler

Speaker

Kessler Consulting, Inc

Jon Klapperich

Jon Klapperich

Speaker

Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation

Lindsay Klingenschmidt

Lindsay Klingenschmidt

Speaker

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Tera Lewandowski

Tera Lewandowski

Speaker

Scotts Miracle Gro

Pierce Louis

Pierce Louis

Speaker

Dirt Hugger

Leslie Lukacs

Leslie Lukacs

Speaker

Zero Waste Sonoma

Coryanne Mansell

Coryanne Mansell

Speaker

Center for EcoTechnology

Fred Michel

Fred Michel

Speaker

The Ohio State University

Robert Michitsch

Robert Michitsch

Speaker

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Robert Miller

Robert Miller

Speaker

Soil and Crop Sciences Dept.

Carissa Moyna

Carissa Moyna

Speaker

Iowa State University Student

Jon Nilsson

Jon Nilsson

Workshop Instructor

Chargrow

Tim O’Neill

Tim O’Neill

Speaker and Workshop Instructor

Engineered Compost Systems

Greg Pabich

Greg Pabich

Speaker

Northland Capital

Brenda Platt

Brenda Platt

Workshop Instructor

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Bob Rynk

Bob Rynk

Workshop Instructor

State University of New York, Cobleskill

Elliot Schneider

Elliot Schneider

Speaker

City of St. Peters

Stan Slaughter

Stan Slaughter

Speaker

Missouri Organic Recycling

Gina Talt

Gina Talt

Speaker

Princeton Universtiy

Susan Thoman

Susan Thoman

Speaker

Compost Manufacturing Alliance

David Weindorf

David Weindorf

Speaker

Texas Tech University

Jane Wilch

Jane Wilch

Speaker

City of Iowa City

Todd Williams

Todd Williams

Speaker

Jacobs Engineering

Bob Yost

Bob Yost

Speaker

A1 Organics

Rhodes Yepsen

Rhodes Yepsen

Speaker

BPI

Jeff Ziegenbein

Jeff Ziegenbein

Speaker

Inland Empire Regional Composting Authority

Bruce Adams

Speaker

Furman University

Shota Austin

Speaker

Tank's Green Stuff

Sashti Balasundaram

Speaker

WeRadiate

Robert Beaudoin

Speaker

Lexington Compost Site

Mike Carignan

Speaker

Agresource Inc.

Richard Chesley

Speaker

SC Department of Environmental Control

Jessica Chiartas

Speaker

UC Davis

Jim Davis

Speaker

Atlas Organics

Donald De Alwis

Speaker

University of Maryland at College Park

Ryan Duckett

Speaker

SCS Engineers

Burton Ewert

Speaker

City of San Diego, Environmental Services Department, Miramar Greenery

Tim Gainer

Speaker

Raleigh Solid Waste Services Department

David Haines

Speaker

Clemson Organics Recovery

Peter Hirst

Speaker and Workshop Instructor

Symsoil

Julianna Keeling

Speaker

Washington and Lee University, Terravive LLC

Mark King

Workshop Instructor

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Tony Miano

Speaker

City of Tempe

Daniel Millikin

Speaker

Memorial Park Conservancy

Jeff Novak

Workshop Instructor

USDA Agricultural Research Service

Ava Richardson

Speaker

Baltimore City Government

Leslie Rodgers

Speaker

Atlas Organics

Douglas Ross

Speaker

Freestate Farms LLC

Keith Vodrazka

Speaker

Cool Planet

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