Room Block: Hyatt Place, 217 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47403
To reserve a room call (812) 339-5950 or http://bloomington.place.hyatt.com/bmgzbgaimd2014.html
Room Rate: $109
Wednesday, October 1
Welcome Remarks, AISWMD President Larry Barker
Silent Auction Introduction, AISWMD Secretary Jennifer Lawrence
Proactive Legislative Goals Plenary Session
The AISWMD has found that the single most important PIECE to being effective with the State legislature is being proactive. Robert Kuzman, the AISWMD lobbyist will summarize the legislative goals PIECED together by the Districts suggestions and review how our goals can be effectively shared with our elected officials on a local and state level.
15 minute Break with Exhibitors
Districts 101 & Annual Reporting, Debbie Hackman
DIRECTING 101: Whether you have been a director for 20 years or 20 minutes, this is something for you. This session will review the Indiana Code and will assemble all the parts of an Indiana Solid Waste Management District. Mission statements, training, public notices…..if you have a question….bring it to this session.
Lifecycle of Donations
Eric Schlegel, Goodwill’s Vice President of Retail Operations will PIECE together the lifecycle (i.e. from donation, sorting, processing to landfills, vintage stores, third world countries or recycling) of textile donations that are made at our local Goodwill stores.
Break with Exhibitors
REAL COLORS Plenary Session
Have you ever asked yourself, “Why can’t they see things my way?” or “What in the world were they thinking?” The Real Colors personality analysis helps you understand and piece together various ways of seeing the world, work issues and relationships. If you understand why people think the way they do, it will help you address conflict in the workplace, social environments and your personal life.
Check-in & Refresh
Offsite Sponsored Reception
Thursday, October 2
Breakfast & Annual Meeting led by AISWMD Board of Directors
Educator Excursion - WonderLab
I don’t need that! Yes you do! – Every District with a staff of one or 30 needs specific aspects of human resources. Jim Biggerman, a human resource specialist from the private & governmental sectors, will PIECE together topics including, but are not limited to, interviewing.
Contracting - RFPs vs Bids, Cliff Duggan
BIDS, RFPs, CONTRACTS: Bids, RFPs and contracts can sometimes be puzzling. When do you need a contract? Are you required to take bids? What should be in an RFP? Get the answers to these questions and more from seasoned professionals and legal authority.
ReTRAC – Basics, Common Mistakes, Helpful Hints & its Future
Jennifer Lawrence (Boone Co. SWMD) & Jessie Biggerman (Johnson Co. Recycling District) will PIECE together the basics & helpful hints to navigate annual reporting in ReTRAC. This session will also provide an update of what District requirements will be immediately implemented from House Bill 1183 from the recent legislative session.
Governor's Award Luncheon hosted by IDEM
Silent Auction Conclusion by J. Lawrence
Multiple Trainings by Tom McGlasson Jr. (2-5pm)
*Door Prizes & Certifications
Emergency Action Plan
Lock Out-Tag Out