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Current Line-Up of Speakers and Presentations (subject to change)




Timothy D.  Stark


Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Pre Conference Training include:

  •  Geosynthetic slope design scenarios and shear strengths,
  •   Measurement and use of design shear strengths in stability analyses, and
  •   Accepting and managing Special Wastes to promote slope stability. "

Cole Rosengren

Waste Dive Magazine

Important Questions for the Waste industry

David Hostetter

SCS Engineering

IoT, SCADA, and Landfills

Neil Peters, PE.

Senior Vice President, ARM Group

Annapolis Solar Park, design and development of the largest solar installation on a landfill cap in the United States.

Tim Mitchell, P.E

Civil and Environmental Consultants

Performance Based Post Closure Policy



Underground Collection

Stephen Zemba, PhD, P.E.

Sanborn Head & Associates

PFA's - Making the Case for Scientific Based vs. Legislative Based Landfill Policies

Mark Hammond

Land Air Water Legal Solutions

Air Quality Updates


Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center

Unexpected Opportunities of National Sword

Michele Nestor

Nestor Resources, Inc.

The Consequences of Food Waste from Farm to Fork

Tom Darby

Hermitage Municipal Authority

Evolution of a Wastewater Treatment Plant into a Food Waste to Energy Facility

Elliot Pugh

Wind Defender

Exposed Geomembrane Cover Systems and the Wind Defender Ballast System

Jay Klaus, BSME

Klaus Equipment Company

VOC Control Technology as Applied to
Landfill and Renewable Energy Applications

Denise Wessels

Project Director

SCS Landfill Engineering Group

Extreme Weather Part I  Impacts on Landfill Design and Operation

Leslie Lukacs

Executive Director

Sonoma County Waste Management Agency

Extreme Weather Part II Disaster Debris Planning: Lessons Learned from the 2017 Sonoma County Fire

Various Speakers

Department of Environmental Protection

DEP Policy and Program Updates

Various Speakers

Safety Track Look for Future Updates



To Our Industry Partners and Friends

New Exhibitor and Sponsor Benefits

New Sponsorship Opportunities & Features

Sponsorship Rates

Expanded Exhibit Hall Layout

Venue and Overnight Accommodations

Book a room at Hilton Harrisburg

Cancellation Policy and Important Dates


Hilton Harrisburg

One North Second Street

Harrisburg, PA


Block of rooms reserved until August 3 or until sold out. 

Rate $141 per night plus taxes


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Solid Waste Association of North America

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