INDUSTRY EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS

A full slate of information-packed workshops will be available in conjunction with the E-Scrap Conference and Trade Show. Learn what's new in R2 and RIOS, see how to grow your business with e-Stewards certification, maximize value in reuse, get an overview of e-scrap laws, and much more. Register for these additional industry events and workshops on your conference registration form. Additional fees may apply.

Monday, September 23

Commodities, International Trade and Logistics
Time: 8:00 - 10:00 am
Registration Fee: $15
Presented by Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI)

Focusing on three major issues facing the industry:
-Fluctuating pricing
-Trade restrictions, tariffs and plastics
-The Basel Convention, driver shortages and rising freight costs

Operational Excellence
Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Registration Fee: $15
Presented by Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI)

Best practices at the operational level for recyclers including company culture, ERP systems, customer service, facility operations and the benefits and downfalls of having certification.

Intro to R2: An Executive Overview
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Registration Fee: $15
Presented by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI)

This class will give a brief overview of the next version of the R2 Standard, R2 version 3. The class will outline the steps to certification and the associated costs.


R2 Training: Intro to Core Requirements (Part 1)

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Registration Fee: $15 for Part 1 Only / $25 for Part 1 and Part 2
Presented by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI)

This training class will cover the “core” requirements in R2 version 3, the next evolution of the R2 Standard. This class will go over the new R2 Equipment Categorization (REC) document and how it is to be used by R2 facilities. As well as discuss the steps and costs associated with R2 certification.

OEM Processor Partnership
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Registration Fee: $15
Presented by Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI)

Highlighting the importance of having a fundamental working relationship between recyclers and OEMs focusing on designing products for recycling, material composition of products, the right-to-resell, licensing/digital locks, consumer demands and combating negative perceptions in the manufacturing and recycling of electronics.

e-Stewards Raising Your Game
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration Fee: $15
Presented by e-Stewards

An interactive introduction to the e-Stewards Standard. How adding e-stewards certification to your business model can help you “raise your game”. You will hear from e-Stewards Certification Recyclers, e-Stewards Enterprises, and e-Stewards staff on the latest developments with the e-Stewards Standard, the importance of the e-Stewards Standard, and how you too can “raise your game”. A question and answer period and time to connect with members of the e-Stewards family will be included.


R2 Training: Intro to Process Requirements (Part 2)
Time: 2:45 - 4:15 pm
Registration Fee: $15 for Part 2 Only / $25 for Part 1 and Part 2
Presented by Sustainable Electronics Recycling International (SERI)

This training class will cover the specialized “process” requirements in R2 version 3, the next evolution of the R2 Standard. Recommend to attend R2 Training: Intro to Core Requirements (Part 1) before attending this class.


State Laws
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration Fee: $15
Presented by ERCC

This workshop will cover key topics in the development of state e-scrap laws. It will feature presentations from state representatives, industry and others as well as interactive multi-stakeholder discussions.