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Call for PresentationsIs your organization or business doing something incredible to reduce, recycle, or recover food waste? Do you have a great case study that can help others take action? If so, share it with the attendees at the 2018 Midwest Food Recovery Summit, taking place September 11-13, 2018 in Des Moines, IA.

Last year’s first-ever Midwest Food Recovery Summit brought together over 130 attendees from all over the United States (18 states overall) and Canada and discuss their food waste initiatives, case studies, and successes to overcome and tackle food waste.  Speakers came from numerous industries and focused on many levels of food recovery - source reduction, food insecurity, anaerobic digestion, composting, landfill operations, and more.

“I was impressed with the planning and organization of the conference. The keynote speakers, presenters for the breakout sessions, and participants in the Lighting Round were all. I don't know how they were found and selected but I am impressed. Excellent job in the first year! I would be honored to speak and attend again at future Midwest Food Recovery Summits.” Breakout speaker from 2018 summit

Speakers were able to share their insights and efforts in reducing food waste and attendees were able to learn strategies that could have a real effect within their organization with the greatest conversations taking place after the presentations.

“I had three people from three different states come up to me after my presentation and that’s all you can ask for.” Breakout speaker from 2017 summit

The Call For Presentations is open now until February 28. Accepted speakers will receive a discounted full registration or free one-day registration for the day they speak.  For more details and to submit your abstract, visit the Call for Presentations page.

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