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Zero Waste Youth Convergence - Zero Waste Youth National Meeting
City College of San Francisco, Mission Campus, Sunday, March 17

Redefining Waste: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot
9:30 am Sign-In & Mingling Activity & Snacks
10:00 am Intro & Overview
10:30 am Session A
11:30 pm Keynote 1
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm International Dialog
2:30 pm Session B
3:30 pm Keynote 2
4:30 pm Closing & Send-off

Recycling Update 18 - Northern California Recycling Association
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, Tuesday March 19, 2013
Confirmed Speakers and RU Only Program
8:00 am Registration/Check-Ins
8:30 am Speakers
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Speakers
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Speakers
3:00 pm Break
3:30 pm Speakers
5:00 pm Adjourn

Zero Waste International Alliance 8th International Dialog
Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, Wednesday March 20, 2013
8:00 am Registration/Check-Ins
8:30 am Opening/Welcome
        Richard Anthony, Zero Waste International Alliance
        Arthur Boone, Northern California Recycling Association
9:00 am Zero Waste North America, Linda Christopher, Moderator
        Canada, Candice Anderson
        USA, Ruth Abbe
        Mexico, Jorge Tadeo Vargas
10:15 am Zero Waste South America, Ana Carvalho, Moderator
           Brazil, Rodrigo Sabatini
          Argentina, Miguel Angel Alfaro
11:15 am Zero Waste Europe, Monica Wilson, Moderator
          Sweden, Pal Martenssen
          UK, Mal Williams
          Italy, Enzo Favoino
12:15 pm Lunch, Paul Connett
1:15 pm Zero Waste Asia and Australia, Gretchen Brewer, Moderator
        Philippines, Froilan Grate
        India, Shibu Nair
        Australia, Gerry Gillespie
2:15 pm ZWIA Organizational Practices and Needs, Portia Sinnott, Moderator
        ZWA/UK, Karen Cannard
        ZW Australia, Kellie Walters
        Mother Earth, Sonia Mendoza
3:15 pm Break
3:45 pm Issues ZWIA Should Address and Common Threads, Gary Liss, Moderator
        Buddy Boyd
        Jessica Sabatini
        Jane Green

Zero Waste Recognition and Certification Program Roundtable
Oakland City Hall, Thursday, March 21, 2013
8:00 am Registration/Check-Ins
8:30 am Welcome and Introductions
8:45 am  Overview of Zero Waste Recognition and Certification Programs 
         Gary Liss, Chair, ZWIA Zero Waste Certification Committee
9:00 am Panel: ZWIA Zero Waste Business Recognition Programs 
         Australia, Kellie Walters, Zero Waste Australia 
         Brazil, Zero Waste Brazil Institute 
         U.S., Portia Sinnott, GRRN Zero Waste Business Program 
         Others? (e.g., Italy, U.K., Philippines)
10:30 am Break
11:00 am Zero Waste Business Certification Programs 
           U.S. Zero Waste Business Council - Stephanie Barger, Executive Director 
           UL Environment - William F. Hoffman III Ph.D., Senior Scientist
12 noon Lunch             
1:00 pm Next Steps - Service Providers, Communities, Facilities, Events, Training Programs, Professionals and Businesses
1:30 pm Small Group Discussions - Next Steps for each of above categories
3:15 pm Reports Out
3:45 pm Recap and Action Plan

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