Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, Mezzanine Suite
|5:00 – 8:00 pm||Welcome Reception
Wednesday, September 26 | Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, Riverview A
|8:00 am||KLB Affiliate Directors Meeting (affiliates only)|
|9:15||Keynote: Mark C. Benfield, LSU Professor, Department of Oceanography & Coastal Sciences
|10:15||Litter Gitter by Don Bates|
|11:00||Economic Development Panel by Stacy O’Neal, LED Director of Community Competitiveness.
|11:30||Leave No Trace by Nova Clarke, Refuge Ranger at Black Bayou Lake Maker and National Wildlife Refuge.
|12:45||Educating Businesses on Green Practices by Liz Sheppard, Director of LifeCity
|1:45||The State of Recycling in Louisiana by the Louisiana Recycling Coalition
|3:00||Louisiana Recycling Coalition Meeting (optional)|
Everyday Heroes Awards Banquet | Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, Heidelberg Ballroom
Semi-formal event to honor companies, individuals, and groups for their exceptional work to preserve the beauty of Louisiana.
|6:00 – 7:00 pm||Cash bar|
|7:00 – 9:00||Dinner and presentation of awards|
Thursday, September 27 | Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center, Riverview A
|8:30 am||Keep Louisiana Beautiful Update by Susan Russell, Executive Director of Keep Louisiana Beautiful|
|9:00||Using Data to Communicate the Importance of Our Work by Leslie Tate, Keep Louisiana Beautiful|
|9:30||Share and Grow: Program Ideas to Take Back to Your Community
Bead recycling program by Suzanne Bourgeois, STARC Director of Operations
|10:45||Share and Grow (continued)
|11:30||New Orleans Saints Motivational Speaker|
|1:15||How to Establish Litter Court in Your Community by Rick Moore, St. Tammany Parish Constable and Director of Keep St. Tammany Parish Beautiful|
|2:15||Understanding the Challenges of Waste Tires by LDEQ Secretary Dr. Chuck Carr Brown|