February 13, 2020 Networking & Speaker Event ARCHIVE


A new decade ahead: fresh ideas, new initiatives, and innovative solutions

Another great networking and information event hosted by the CWMA. We are kicked off 2020 with a diverse group of presenters discussing current and forward-thinking initiatives from their organizations as they prepare for the decade ahead.


Thursday, February 13, 2020 | 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Vancouver Island Conference Centre | Dodd Narrows Room A/B
101 Gordon Street, Nanaimo, BC
$65.00 CWMA members | $75.00 non-members (prices includes lunch, tax and gratuity)


Presentation are compiled into one PDF. Please scroll through as you please. Some PDF pages include links for Prezi and Video.

Thank you to our presenters! 

Larry Gardner, Manager, Solid Waste Services, Regional District of Nanaimo
(starts on page 11 above)
Tauseef WaraichManager, Recycling & Waste Management, Cowichan Valley Regional District
(starts on page 43 above)
Mark Kurschner, President, Product Care Recycling
(starts on page 67 above)
Abby McLennan, Waste Reduction EducatorLet’s Talk Trash/qathet Regional District
(starts on page 106 above)

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9:30 AM — Doors open early 
9:30 – 10:20 AM — Networking & Continental breakfast
10:20 AM — Welcome
10:30 AM — Presentations
12:30 PM — Lunch
1:30 PM — Conclusion  

Please feel free to stay to continue your discussions.

–Vignette Exhibit–

Unwrapped 2.0: Networking time will be complemented by an exhibit of Vancouver Island University Graphic Design student’s showcase of their environmentally sustainable packaging.

–Hotel Information–

Special rates were set at Coast Bastion Hotel
11 Bastion St, Nanaimo, B.C. V9R 6E4
Vancouver Island, Canada

Comfort Rooms – 2 beds $189.00
Superior Rooms – 2 beds or 1 queen bed $199.00
Premium Rooms – 1 King bed $209.00

Thank you Coast Bastion!