Sunday, July 12 - Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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Due to continued concerns regarding the coronavirus, the 2020 Environmental Conference scheduled for July 12-14, 2020 at Margaritaville Lake Resort, Osage Beach, Missouri has been POSTPONED TO JULY 11 - 13, 2021 at Margaritaville Lake Resort.


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

     

      PLENARY SPEAKER

       We are pleased to announce that one of our keynote speakers on Monday, July 13th
       will be DAVID BIDERMAN, Executive Director/CEO of Solid Waste Association of
       North America (SWANA). 



 

    LUNCHEON SPEAKER

       We are pleased to announce that our other keynote speaker on Monday, July 13th
       will be RICH THOMPSON, Managing Partner, TEC, LLC in Scottsdale, Arizona.

       In this role, he provides consulting services focusing on complex environmental
       compliance issues for a range of clients.  He is prepared to provide these solutions after working
       over 30 years in corporate environmental engineering and compliance roles with Waste Management
       and Republic Services, the two largest publicly traded firms in the U.S.

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AGENDA

 SUNDAY
 
   
 10:00 am
GOLF TOURNAMENT

 2:00 pm
Exhibits set up
 4:00 pm
Registration opens

 6:00 pm
 
8:00pm - 10:00 pm
WELCOME RECEPTION

Board reception for young professionals - new to the industry (less than 5 years)
   
 MONDAY
 
   
 7:30 am
Registration, exhibits open
 
8:30 am

Breakfast
PLENARY SESSION
David Biderman





 10:30 am

12:00 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Lunch; award presentation 

Rich Thompson


 1:30 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 3:00 pm
Break

 3:30 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 5:00 pm
RECEPTION - bring the family!
   
 TUESDAY
 
   
 7:30 am
Registration, breakfast exhibits open
SWANA meeting


 8:30 am
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 10:00 am
break

 10:30 am
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
   
 12:00 pm
Networking Lunch

 1:00 pm
CONCURRENT SESSIONS


2:30 pm


Adjourn



  


COVID-19 UPDATE (posted as of 3/16/20)

MWCC is committed to ensuring that the safety and security of our conference participants remain a top priority. We are working in conjunction with the resort to ensure a safe and clean environment. With that in mind, there are currently no plans to cancel or postpone the MWCC Annual Environmental Conference as result of COVID-19, the Coronavirus. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep participants posted of any changes to our current plans. 

Important:  The current cancellation policy for the Conference allows you to cancel your attendance without penalty through June 30.  From July 1 to July 10 a 50% refund is available.  Should the conference be canceled by MWCC, your registration fees will be refunded in full.

REGISTRATION

Registration fees are $250 for the full conference, $175 for one day.  The registration fee goes up $25 effective June 1.

RESORT INFORMATION

Prior to June 13, 2020, Room Rate for 2020 is $125 for run of the house, and Resort complex room. Rate for suites:   $249 for Resort One Bedroom Suite, $379 for Resort Two Bedroom Suite

Hotel reservations may be made by calling 800-826-8272 or at www.tan-tar-a.com. Please reference the group code of "MWCC" in order to receive the rates indicated above. Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 11:00 am.

CE INFORMATION

The following Continuing Education Credits are available for the conference:

  •  MoDNR Solid Waste Technician Recertification (this is still required in by state law in Missouri)
  • Missouri Legal CE credits
  •  SWANA credits
  • PDH hours for engineers

GOLF TOURNAMENT

The golf tournament is Sunday, July 12, with a shotgun start at 10 am.   We will be playing at The Oaks Golf Course. The registration fee for the golf tournament is $100 per person, or $360 for a team.

RECEPTION FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

The board of directors will be hosting a reception Sunday evening at 8:00 pm for those attendees who are new to the industry, with five or less years of experience.  Be sure to indicate your interest in attending on the registration form.

SCHOLARSHIP RAFFLE

Every year the Coalition provides scholarships to students at four-five Missouri universities.  These students are often in attendance at the conference.  Raffle tickets to support the scholarship fund may be purchased with your registration or onsite at the conference.

Grand Prize is $1,000; first prize is $400 cash; and second prize is $200 cash.


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