Sustainable Oregon 2018

June 13-15 - Hilton - Eugene, OR


Want more details about sessions? Check out the SESSION DESCRIPTIONS or click on individual session or activity titles below.

Want to learn more about speakers and moderators? Check out the BIOS.

Wednesday, June 13

8:00am Registration Opens Conference Center Lobby
9:00am-12:00pm Preconference Activities/Tours Depart from Registration Desk
10:30am-12:00pm Speed Networking (pre-registration required) Hellman Room
12:30pm Exhibit Hall Opens O'Neill/Williams Room
1:00pm-2:30pm The Association of Oregon Recyclers, the People Plenary Composer's Hall
  AOR Board Panel Composer's Hall
  AOR Members New Perspectives Composer's Hall
2:30pm-3:00pm Break O'Neill/Williams Room
3:00pm-4:30pm Concurrent Sessions  
  1. We Know What Goes In, What Is the Cost to Get It Out? MRF Stories Hellman Room
  2. From Residents to Regulators: Coming Together to Improve
Multi-Family Recycling
Bloch Room
  3. From Community Events to Creative Entrepreneurship: 
Reuse in Action
Sousa/Seeger/Joplin Room
4:30pm-6:30pm Welcome Reception O'Neill/Williams Room
7:00pm-10:00pm Keynote/Reception: Paul Hawken McDonald Theater

Thursday, June 14

7:00am Registration Opens Conference Center Lobby
8:00am-9:00am Breakfast and Table Topics O'Neill/Williams Room
9:00am-10:30am Plenary: Recycling Markets Composer's Room
10:30am-11:00am Break O'Neill/Williams Room
11:00am-12:30pm Concurrent Sessions  
  1. Aiming for Zero: The Business Case for Waste Reduction and Reuse Bloch Room
  2. Conscientious Consumption for Local Governments Hellman Room
  3. Measure It Right: Aligning Recycling Metrics with Sustainability Goals Sousa/Seeger/Joplin Room
12:30pm-1:30pm AOR Annual Meeting and Board Elections Luncheon O'Neill/Williams Room
1:30pm-2:30pm Lunch Presentation and Networking O'Neill/Williams Room
2:30pm-4:00pm Concurrent Sessions  
  1. Wasted Food Prevention - Learnings from the Oregon Food Study
on Best Practices and How to Make the Business Case for Wasted Food
Hellman Room
  2. Tech·nol·o·gy: The Application of Scientific Knowledge for
Practical Purposes, Especially in Industry
Bloch Room
  3. EPR Pathways to Success Sousa/Seeger/Joplin Room
4:00pm-6:30pm Disc Golf Tournament and Hosted Networking Alton Baker Park
7:00pm-8:30pm Dinner O'Neill/Williams Room
8:30pm-11:00pm Entertainment O'Neill/Williams Room

Friday, June 15

8:00am Registration Opens Conference Center Lobby
8:00am-9:00am Breakfast, Silent Auction Pickup O'Neill/Williams Room
9:00am-10:30am Concurrent Sessions  
  1. Household Behavior and How to Change It:
Cart Studies and Program Results Across the Country
Bloch Room
  2. A Culture of Collaboration: Achieving Sustainability Goals Through
Nonprofit Partnerships
Sousa/Seeger/Joplin Room
  3. Can Packaging Attributes Predict Environmental Goodness? Hellman Room
10:30am-10:45am Break O'Neill/Williams Room
10:45am–12:15pm Concurrent Sessions  
  1. The Impact of the Housing Crisis on Solid Waste Programs Sousa/Seeger/Joplin Room
  2. Sharpening Your Tools: Conversing With Your Audience
Through Campaigns and Toolkits
Bloch Room
  3. "Digestible" - Food Scrap Recovery Hellman Room
12:15pm-2:00pm Recycler of the Year Luncheon/Closing Remarks TBD