Call for Speakers!
We’re looking for leaders in zero waste to present workshops and speak on plenaries. Share your message with student leaders from across the country!
Have an idea?
Is there a topic that you have always wondered about? Need advice on a specific project? Working on certain skills? Let us know and we will do our best to include it for you!
Meet the Keynote
Friday, November 11th 2016
3:00 pm: Open Space Meeting Conversations
Topics to be decided on in the style of Open Space Technology. Those in attendance: speakers, conference goers, sponsor representatives and PLAN staff will weigh topics of importance to the Zero Waste Movement. Together we will choose breakout session topics, divide into groups, and move among them as they interest us. See more info on the meeting style in the link above.
5:30 pm: Dinner
8:00 pm: Movie + Concurrent Affinity Group Break-outs
Saturday, November 12th 2016
University of New Hampshire – Memorial Union Building
8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30am: Keynote, Lisa Bjerke
10:30 – 10:45am: Coffee Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm: Global Waste Crisis Plenary
12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 pm: Skill Building Workshop
2:00 – 2:15 pm: Networking Break
2:15 - 3:30 pm: Solutions Fire Round Plenary
Community Engagement and Empowerment
3:30 - 4:30 pm: Networking and Activity Break
4:30 – 5:30 pm: Action and Implementation Workshop
7:00 pm: Dinner
Thanks to our Founding Sponsor!
World Centric is a socially responsible company that provides zero waste solutions in the form of compostable cutlery and tablewares to reduce environmental impact. Thanks for supporting this event as it has grown each year!