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Conference Agenda

 

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Interested in what happened in 2016?

Monday Oct 24th
7:00 am –- 5:00 pm Registration
9:00 am– - 12:00 pm Imaging Training Class:
(Registration Required)
Harold Mitts, Microsoft Matthew Schlicht, SoftThinks
TBD Alliance for Technology Refurbishing and Reuse (AFTRR)
(members only)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm— - 4:00 pm Imaging Training Class:
(Registration Required)
Harold Mitts, Microsoft Matthew Schlicht, SoftThinks
CyclePoint by Source America
(members only)
Certification Course
(1:00pm-2:30pm)
Steven Elmore, SourceAmerica,
Russell Ballard, HRP Associates Inc.
Bob Johnson, NAID
Darrell Kendall, RIOS
Patty Osterberg, SERI - Home of the R2
Standard
Kevin Ferrell, iFixit
3:00 pm —- 5:00 pm Repair.Org Town Hall Meeting
(members only)
5:00 pm —- 7:00 pm Welcome Reception
7:30pm - 10:00 pm Tradeloop Dinner
(Registration Required)
Tuesday Oct 25th
7:00 am –- 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am -– 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am -– 9:15 am Summit Welcome
9:15 am –- 10:00 am Keynote Presentation
Bob Bostwick, Microsoft Corporation
10:00 am –- 10:30 am Break in Exhibit Area
10:30 am -– 11:45 am Panel Discussion
Buying Inventory - Where Do I Find More?
Rohi Sukhia, Tradeloop Corporation
Nicole Tabatabai, BULQ
Rike Sandlin,H iTech Assets
Bob McCarthy, Cohen Electronics
11:45am –- 1:00 pm Networking Lunch & R2 Certification Round Table
Corey Dehmey, SERI - Home of the R2 Standard
Rike Sandlin, HiTech Assets
1:00 pm –- 1:45 pm Concurrent Session 1
Repair isn't a Crime
Kyle Wiens, iFixit
Concurrent Session 2
What's Changing in Certification Programs
Kelley Keogh, GreenEye Partners
Concurrent Session 3
Windows 10 Deployment: Lessons Learned
Willie Cade, PC Rebuilders & Recyclers
2:00 pm -– 2:45 pm Concurrent Session 4
The End of Ownership
Aaron Perzanowski, Case Western Reserve University
Concurrent Session 5
Doing a Deal Safely
Adam Cirrone
Tradeloop Corporation
Concurrent Session 6
Marketing, Branding & Social Media
Jim Muir, Experimac Franchising LLC
2:45 pm –- 3:15 pm Break in Exhibit Area
3:15 pm –- 4:00 pm Concurrent Session 7
Rocking Retail: Growing Your Repair Business Storefront
Ivan Mladenovic, Tech Bar
Concurrent Session 8
Reselling What is Traditionally Low Value Material
James Deighan, e360 Technologies
Concurrent Session 9
Best Practices for Buying and Stocking Parts and Supplies
Shawn Chowdhry, SHIVNET INC
4:15 pm –- 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions 10
Rice Is for Dinner—not for "Fixing" Water-damaged Electronics
Matt Zieminski,iFixit
Concurrent Session 11
How Do You Scale a Refurb Business
Paul Baum, PlanITROI
Concurrent Session 12
How to Diversify Your Product Catalog
Sean Cleland &
Dave Gershon, B Stock Solutions
5:00 pm –- 7:00 pm Networking Reception & Awards
7:00 pm –- 10:00pm iFixit Presents: Repair After Dark
Wednesday Oct 26th
7:00 am –- 5:00 pm Registration
8:00 am –- 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am –- 10:15am Panel Discussion
Smartphone and Apple Refurbisher Insights
Jim Lynch, TechSoup
Craig Bosewell, HOBI International, Inc.
Kyle Wiens,,iFixit
John Bumstead, RDKL Inc.
10:15 am– - 10:45 am Break in Exhibit Area
10:45 am –- 12:00 pm Panel Discussion
The Fast-Changing Landscape of Data Destruction in Electronics Reuse
TJ Barelmann, Cascade Asset Management
Nathan Jones White Canyon
Michael Cheslock, DestructData, Inc.
Matt Young, Akooba, Inc.
12:00 pm -– 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 pm -– 1:45 pm Concurrent Session 13
Board-Level Epidemics
Jessa Jones, iPad Rehab
Concurrent Session 14
EoL Value Recovery for Hard Drives
Mark Schaffer, International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative (iNEMI)
Concurrent Session 15
Finding Qualified Suppliers to Handle CRTs
Julius Hess, Regency Technologies
2:00 pm -– 2:45 pm Concurrent Session 16
Cracked Screens Aren't E-waste
Israel Quintal, STS Parts LLC
Concurrent Session 17
Open Source Tools for Hardware Testing & Tracking
David Franquesa, eReuse.org - Electronic Reuse Federation
Concurrent Session 18
EPA Lead Discussion About Design for Reuse and Recycling
Karen Pollard, US EPA
2:45 pm -– 3:15 pm Break in Exhibit Area –- Exhibit hall closes
3:15 pm -– 4:00 pm Concurrent Session 19
Jack of All Trades, Master of None
John Bumstead, RDKL Inc.
Concurrent Session 20
Post-Sales Monetization Ideas
Chris Ko,,ER2
Concurrent Session 21
How to Setup Game Changing Buy Back Programs
Robert Tokarchyk, RazorERP