ISRI2021 Convention & Expo Call for Proposals
April 20-22, 2021
  • You are invited to submit a session proposal for the ISRI 2021 Convention and Expo to be held April 20 – 22 in San Diego, California. ISRI is seeking high-quality session proposals that address a full range of issues facing recycling companies that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities. This includes topics targeted to the challenges and opportunities manufacturers and sellers of equipment and services to the recycling industry are facing.

    The ISRI convention and expo attracts more than 5,000 attendees from around the world. The event represents a vast array of recycling commodities such as electronics, ferrous, glass, nonferrous, paper, plastics, textiles, tires and rubber.

    If you would like to submit a session proposal, please do so on or before Thursday, October 15, 2020. Only fully completed proposals submitted by the October 15 deadline will be considered.

    Session proposals will be reviewed by a group of scrap industry professionals and notifications regarding the selection status of the submissions will be distributed no later than December 31, 2020.

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  • 10-word limit. Please create a short yet impactful title that accurately reflects your session topic and entices individuals to attend
  • No more than 200 words. Please include a description that explains what the attendee will gain from participating in your session. The description should specify the benefits for the attendee and why they should choose your session over other sessions offered at the same time.
  • Session Speakers

    No more than three speakers may participate in a 75-minute session; no more than 4 speakers in a 90-minute session; and 1 speaker in a 20-minute session.

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  • Important Points to Keep in Mind

    Session rooms are equipped with a laptop, projector, screen and microphone. Internet connection is available on a limited basis.

    The majority of session rooms are set in rounds, theater and classroom seating configurations.

    Individuals selected as session speakers will receive nontransferable credentials to attend the event. ISRI is not able to reimburse for travel, lodging or meals expenses that may be incurred as a session speaker.
  • Deadline for Submissions

    To be considered, submissions must be received no later than October 15, 2021.