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TNSC Agenda 

Monday, August 19th

SWANA Recycling Managing Systems Class 8 am-5 pm

Mountain View Upstairs A 


Tuesday, August 20th 

SWANA Managing Recycling Systems 8 am-5 pm
Mountainview Upstairs A

Storm Water Workshop Garden View C & D

(Downstairs) 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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Air Permitting Workshops Mountainview BB & C & D

9:00 am to 12 pm in BB
12 pm to 1 pm Lunch provided.
1 pm-4 pm Title 5 room BB
1 pm-4 pm Title 6 Room C & D

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DSWM Grants Workshop Garden View E (Downstairs)
1:00 pm- 3:30 pm

Haz-Waste Workshop Garden View A & B (Downstairs)
9:00 am -4:00 pm

Wednesday, August 21st

Exhibitor Set-up & Registration 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (upstairs)

Pollution Prevention Workshop 1:30 PM- 4:30 pm

Mountain View BB (upstairs) 

LOCT Landfill Training Workshop

Mountain View C & D(upstairs)

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Golf Tournament 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Gatlinburg Golf Course Click here to register

Sevier Solid Waste Compost Facility Tour

Tour Time: 11:00 am

Address:1855 Ridge Road
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

Please email Laura Howard to reserve your spot.

Sevier Solid Waste Inc

 TNSC Reception/Kickoff with Exhibitors at Park Visa 

Main Ballrooms 1-4, downstairs

5:00 PM-6:30 PM


6:30 pm Dinner on your own/ Free time

*Trolleys run every 30 minutes for downtown


 Hospitality Suite - 8:30 PM 

Thursday, August 22nd

7:30 – 8:30 am Registration Open / Exhibitor Set-up(upstairs)

7:30 – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors (Ballroom 1, 2, 3, 4 downstairs)


8:30 am – Welcome & Opening Remarks


Caleb Powell, TRC President

Lincoln Young, TNSC Conference Director

Randall Gibson, TN Chamber of Commerce

Larry Walters, County Mayor 

8:30am – 9:00am Open Plenary

Blue Oval Update, Chassen Haynes, Ford Regional Manager

US State & Local Government Affairs

9:00am- 9:30am Open Plenary

  Heather Slayton, Assistant Commissioner Department of Agriculture ​

9:45 – 10:00 am Break with Exhibitors

Mayor's Meeting Mountainview A 
(upstairs) 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

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10:00 am – 12:00 pm Morning Breakout Sessions


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12:00 – 1:20 pm Lunch Buffet w/Exhibitors

(Main Ballroom)

 Caleb Powell, TRC President 

Amber Greene, TRC Executive Director 

Jan Compton, TNEC

Commissioner David Salyers, TN Dept of

Environment & Conservation

Deputy Commissioner Greg Young, TDEC

Bureau of Environment

1:30 – 3:20 pm - Afternoon Breakout Sessions

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3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Visit the outside

Equipment Showcase

          Meet in the lobby by the registration table.             4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Dinner on your own/optional   

     7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Park Vista Hotel Outdoor

 Networking Event with heavy hors d'oeuvres (This event is for 21 yrs & up only)

Friday, August 23rd 

8:00 am – 9:00 am - Breakfast with Exhibitors

Ballroom 1, 2, 3, 4 (Downstairs)


8:30 am – 9:00am – Senator Bill Hagerty

9:00 am – 9:30 am Behind the Scenes of the Recycling Rivalry:  University of TN vs. University of Michigan Steve Early, General Manager, The Vol Network

 Jessica Flagg, Senior MarCom Manager Circular

 Plastics, Eastman

9:30 am – 10:00 am - TRC, TNEC, TCCI Awards Presentation

10:00 am-10:30 am – Door Prizes, Adjourn

**Must be present to win!

10:30 am Exhibitor Break Down 


Mail any checks to
Tennessee Sustainability Conference 

P.O. Box 23796

Nashville, TN 37202

The deadline for agenda changes is July 15th.

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