Tuesday, October 23, 2018
8:00 am Bus Tours Departure and Return
8:00 am Beanfield Centre,100 Princes' Blvd, Suite 1, Toronto, Ontario
6:00 pm Welcome Gala Reception - co-hosted with CWRE
8:00 pm Hockey Hall of Fame - 30 Yonge St. Toronto,Ontario (ticket purchase required)
Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
BEANFIELD CONFERENCE CENTRE
8:00 am Registration
Beanfield Centre, 105 Princes’ Boulevard (Exhibition Place) Toronto, Ontario, Canada
8:45 am Opening and Welcome Address
9:10 am National Waste Industry "Heavy Weights" Update
10:10 am Doug Horn, Vice President, Clairvest Group Inc. (moderator)
Dan Pio, President – Canada, Waste Connections of Canada
Patrick Dovigi, Founder and CEO, GFL Environmental Inc.
Aaron Johnson, President, Waste Management of Canada
A high-profile discussion around the challenges, opportunities and future scenarios for waste management in Canada and beyond, from the perspectives of the most influential and insightful senior representatives of the largest ‘national’ waste management companies in Canada. The session will be led by a seasoned moderator framing the discussions that will touch on everything from sector business opportunities to servicing challenges to waste diversion and disposal.The waste sector is evolving, and the underlying business fundamentals are changing. This ‘fireside chat’ session will provide information and unique insights from three industry leaders that will benefit your understanding of the current fundamentals and future business drivers that will define the waste and resource management sector.
10:10 am Current Federal Waste Management Initiatives and Collaboration
10:40 am Matt Hamilton, Manager, Waste and GHG Emissions, Waste Reduction and Management Division,
Industrial Sectors,Chemicals and Waste Directorate,Environment and Climate Change Canada
A broad presentation focused on the national and international waste and resource management initiatives of Environment & Climate Change Canada (ECCC). Discussion points will reflect a range of topics including the new plastics reduction initiative being undertaken in collaboration with the provinces and territories. ECCC is more active in waste and resource management issues that have the potential to directly or indirectly impact the actions of provincial governments and the activities of municipalities and private companies including producers and waste generators.
10:40 am Political Landscape in Ontario (Provincial and Federal)
11:10 am Jaime Watt, Executive Chairman, Navigator Ltd.
The political landscape nationally and provincially is shifting relative to waste management, climate change and the environment. The issues and engagement dynamics at the federal level are increasingly influenced by the upcoming election whereas in Ontario, a recent election has ‘reshuffled the deck’ in terms of issues and government priorities around waste and resource management. Learn from an expert insider how both the federal and provincial circumstances will impact your organization or company. Gain valuable insight on how to approach issues in this very uncertain time.
11:10 am CWRE Exhibitor Visits and Poster Board Presentations
12:00 pm All CWRC participants are invited to visit the Poster Board Presentation Area and the CWRE Show Floor
12:00 pm Luncheon and Poster Board Presentations
1:00 pm Buffet luncheon for all CWRC participants ROOM 206 A & B
Following lunch all CWRC participants are invited to participate in any of the concurrent sessions. All sessions close at 4:10 pm