15th Annual Conference
BioCycle REFOR15

Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling

Anaerobic Digestion
Biogas Markets • Food Waste
Manure • Composting • Biofuels
Official Conference Of The
American Biogas Council

October 19, 20, 21, 22, 2015 • Boston, Massachusetts • DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore

Agenda: Monday Workshops & Symposium | Tuesday & Wednesday Sessions | Thursday Site Tours | Keynote Speakers
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Workshop 1
Food For People, Food For Soil

Monday, October 19, 2015, 7:45 AM–4:30 PM
Double Tree by HIlton Boston North Shore

Cosponsored by
Featured Speakers
Doug Rauch Founder, The Daily Table, and former President, Trader Joe's
Andrew Shakman President, CEO, LeanPath

7:45 AM—8:30 AM Workshop Registration

8:30 AM—9:00 AM Join Us At The Table

Workshop Overview
Nora Goldstein, BioCycle
Christine Beling, US EPA

9:00 AM—10:15 AM Main Course


Inspiration And Ingenuity
Doug Rauch, Founder, The Daily Table & former President, Trader Joe's

Setting the Table: Food Rescue and Delivery
Sasha Purpura, Food for Free Committee, Inc.

Clearing the Table: Collection and Composting
Tim Hall and Lor Holmes, CERO Cooperative, Inc.

10:15 AM—10:30 AM Networking Break

10:30 AM—11:45 AM Conversation At The Table: Fact And Fiction

Feeding People
Ona Balkus, Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic

Feeding Animals
James McSweeney, Compost Technical Services

Feeding Soil
Bruce Fulford, City Soil & Greenhouse

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Table Talk: Group Discussion 1

12:30 PM — 1:30 PMNetworking Lunch (included)

1:30 PM—2:00 PM Setting the Table

Measuring And Motivating: Preventing Wasted Food

Andrew Shakman, President, CEO, Lean Path

2:00 PM—3:00 PM Menu Of Successful Models


Ricky Ashenfelter, Spoiler Alert

Elli Blaine, Save That Stuff

Jessie Banhazl, Green City Growers

Craig Lapine, Cultivating Community


3:00 PM—3:15 PM Networking Break

3:15 PM—4:15 PM Table Talk: Group Discussion 2

4:15 PM—4:30 PMWorkshop Wrap-Up