schedule at a glance

7:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
Presidental Lobby
8:00 – 8:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast
Presidential Lobby
8:30 – 10:00 a.m.Plenary Session I: Pinning Down Shifting Markets
Presidential Ballroom AB
Mandarin and Spanish Translation Available
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.Exhibit Hall Open
Ryman Hall B4-6
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.Refreshment Break
Ryman Hall B4-6
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Plenary Session II: China’s Impact – The Ban and Beyond
Presidential Ballroom AB
Mandarin and Spanish Translation Available
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.Networking Lunch
Ryman Hall B2-3
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.Break in Exhibit Hall
Ryman Hall B4-6
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.Concurrent Session A: Building Everyday Demand, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers
Presidential Ballroom A
Spanish Translation Available

Concurrent Session B: Chinese Companies Seek Investment in the U.S., organized by the China Scrap Plastic Association
Presidential Ballroom B
Mandarin Translation Available

Concurrent Session C: Closing in on Circularity for Harder-to-Recover Plastics, organized by the American Chemistry Council
Presidental Ballroom D
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.Refreshment Break
Ryman Hall B4-6
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.Concurrent Session D: Solving for Quality and Quantity, organized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers
Presidential Ballroom A
Mandarin and Spanish Translation Available

Concurrent Session E: The Business of Plastics Recycling
Presidential Ballroom B

Concurrent Session F: A New Auto-Plastic Avenue, organized by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
Presidential Ballroom D
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.Reception
Ryman Hall B4-6

*Translation services available.

Times and events are subject to change without notice. Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

For a full description of the agenda and sessions, visit Session Descriptions. Several pre- and-post conference workshops and events will be held in conjunction with Plastics Recycling 2018. These events will be added as they become available. Separate registration and fees may apply.