Speak at COMPOST2019 – Share Your Work!

The USCC is seeking presenters with recent research or case studies on organics collection, processing or use.

Submit now for the 27th Annual USCC Conference and Trade Show January 28-31, 2019 in Glendale/Phoenix, AZ!

The USCC’s Annual Conference is the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling and related topics. The Conference attracts more than 1,000 attendees working in compost manufacturing and organics recycling, which guarantees outstanding professional exposure for our speakers.

Atlanta Falcons Stadium GM Scott Jenkins spoke at COMPOST2018.

Proposed presentations should include information that is relevant to compost manufacturing and related professions.

Priority Submission Due Date: June 30, 2018
Abstracts are encouraged on topics in the areas below!  These are suggestions, but all relevant submissions are encouraged.

Main Session Topic Suggestions: Renew & Regenerate!
*Compost and Soil Health
*Innovative Compost Marketing

Addressing Contamination
*De-packaging and equipment screening performance
*Persistent herbicides and other threats
*Overcoming Challenges
*Turf and Sports Field Applications

Employee Management
*Recruitment, training and certification

The Business of Composting
*Public Private Partnerships
*Business Models
*Increasing tip fees and revenues

Uses and Markets
*The expanding cannabis market
*Adding value to your product line
*Understanding and using lab analyses

Operators’ Track
*Safety, fire prevention and control
*Tools of the trade
*Equipment Maintenance
*Writing and Implementing Management Plans

Diverting and Collecting Organics
*Commercial Organics Programs
*Residential and Community Organics Collection
*On-site Processing Technologies
*Specialized Collection Equipment

Composting Technologies
*Innovative Composting Systems
*Combining Composting and Anaerobic Digestion
*Software and App Innovation

Environmental Protection
*Odor Problems and Solutions
*Stormwater Management at Compost Facilities
*Successful VOC Reduction Strategies

Legislation, Regulation & Policy
*Impacts of new Landfill Bans and Diverson Mandates
*New Policies that Promote Compost Manufacturing and Use


Propose a Workshop
In addition to the two days of concurrent 90-minute sessions, we have several half-day and full-day preconference workshops. We are interested in expanding and diversifying our workshop offerings. If you have a workshop on any topic related to compost manufacturing, organics collection or diversion, or compost markets and uses, you are welcome to propose it.
To propose a workshop, please DO NOT use the abstract submittal form. Please send an email to Cary Oshins with the following information:

  • Workshop Title
  • Instructors, including brief bios
  • Duration (half-day (3-3.5 hrs) or full-day (6-8 hrs)
  • Summary and Topics covered
  • Agenda or outline
  • Teaching methods
  • Expected learning outcomes
  • Describe where you have taught this workshop, or similar ones, before

We do not pay for workshop development or instructor travel, but we do split the net revenue, with a guaranteed minimum. Instructors are eligible for the conference speaker rate. Email Cary if you have questions.


Why Be a Speaker At COMPOST2019?

  • Presenters are eligible for a significant discount on conference registration fees
  • Speakers are recognized as thought leaders among your colleagues and peers in the organics recycling industry
  • Your presentation and/or paper is included in the conference on-line proceedings, including audio
  • Unlimited networking opportunities

Suggested Topics and the How-tos Here.

Speaker Guidelines Here.

READY? Submit Abstracts Here.

We want our members to be our presenters!
Join HERE.

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