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7th Scrap to Profit Conference

October 25-26, 2017

The Inn At Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee

About the Conference

 

Innovating and Improving Scrap Tire Markets

The Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation, Inc. (STREF), the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), and Tennessee Department of the Environment Office of Sustainable Practices and Division of Solid Waste are hosting the 7th Scrap to Profit Conference on October 25 & 26, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

The conference will explore topics to drive innovation in the scrap tire industry, including current trends and future opportunities for tire derived fuel, civil engineering, and ground rubber markets. Also, the conference will spark ideas for for new markets by addressing recent and coming innovations in scrap tire uses, including an update on pyrolysis and gasification technologies.

The conference will offer networking and educational opportunities to drive the future of scrap tire markets.  Don't miss this exciting event!

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Agenda

Wednesday,    October 25

7:00 am     Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am     Welcome and Introduction

8:50 am     Tire Derived Fuel – Current Trends and Opening New Markets

9:30 am     Tire Derived Fuel – Long term Future

10:15 am     Refreshment Break

10:40 am   Advances in Size Reduction Technology

11:20 am    Tire Derived Aggregate Panel – Creating Market Champions

12:00 pm    Lunch followed by Keynote Speaker: Innovation

1:30 pm     Ground Rubber –Molded and Extruded Products and Plastics

2:15 pm      Rubber Modified Asphalt – New State Approaches

2:45 pm     Rubber Modified Asphalt – Strategies for Implementation

3:05 pm      Refreshment Break

3:25 pm      Rubber Modified Asphalt – New Technologies

4:00 pm    Pyrolysis and Gasification Panel

5:30 pm      Networking Reception

Thursday,       October 26

7:00 am     Breakfast

8:30 am     Innovations in Molded and Extruded Products

9:15 am      Innovation – Identifying and fostering the next new market

10:00 am   Refreshment Break

10:20 am   Unique Markets and New Possibilities

11:10 am    Flexible Pavements and Pour-in-Place Surfacing

12:00 pm   Closing Remarks and Program Closing

Become a Sponsor

Support the 7th Scrap to Profit Conference by becoming a Green Sustaining, Gold, Silver, or Bronze Sponsor. Sponsorship Packages are available to showcase the products, services and technologies offered by companies and organizations with an interest in the use of scrap tires. This Conference is a highly valued and attended venue in the scrap tire recycling industry.

You can view the sponsorship options below, and download the sponsorship form here.

 

Green Sustaining Partner $ 15,000

Acknowledgement in conference materials as a sponsor for lunch, two exhibit spaces, five meeting registrations, discounted additional registrations, Additional and special recognition on conference website

Gold Sponsor $10,000

Acknowledgement in conference materials as sponsor of lunch, or breakfast and a break, one exhibit space, three meeting registrations, discounted additional registrations, Additional and special recognition on conference website

Silver Sponsor $5,000

Acknowledgement in conference materials as a sponsor for a breakfast, one exhibit space, two meeting registrations, discounted additional registrations, recognition on the conference website

Bronze Plus $3,000

Acknowledgement in conference materials as a sponsor for a break, one exhibit space, one meeting registration, discounted additional registrations, recognition on the conference website

Bronze Sponsor – $2,000

Acknowledgement in conference materials as a sponsor for a break, one meeting registration, discounted additional registration, recognition on the conference website

Additional Sponsor Attendees: $250/attendee

Become an Exhibitor

Exhibitor opportunities are available for the 7th Scrap to Profit Conference. 

The exhibitor fee of $1000 entitles each participating organization to one conference registration and an eight (8) to ten (10) foot draped table in an area immediately adjacent to the main meeting room where beverages will be available during the morning and afternoon breaks. Discounted additional registrations are available for Exhiibitors.

Exhibit space can be reserved by using the online registration service. 

For more information, please contact John Sheerin at 202.682.4838 or jsheerin@ustires.org

Accomodations

 

THE INN AT OPRYLAND
1401 Music Valley Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
United States
Phone: 615-889-0800
website:

The Inn at Opryland is offering a SPECIAL CONFERENCE RATE of $151 per night for all Rubber Modified Asphalt Conference attendees. GOVERNMENT ROOM RATES are $151 per night.   The deadline to receive this special rate is October 3, 2017. When calling, please identify yourself as members of the Group. 

Please Note: Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 15.25% plus $2.50 per room per night) in effect at the time of check-out. In order to receive the government rate, a valid government photo ID is required at the time of check-in.

Visit The Inn at Opryland website to make your reservation online or contact the reservations center at 734.996.0600.

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