Day 1: Tue, July 26

9:00 - 9:50 AM

Opening Day Keynote  -  The Insecurity of Everything: How Hardware Data Security has Become the Most Important Topic in the World

John Shegerian, Chairman/CEO of ERI

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10:00 - 10:50 AM

Panel  -  Automation in ITAD Services

Moderator:  Rike Sandlin, Rivervista Partners

Panelists:  Russ Ernst, Blancco  |  Brooks Hoffman, Iron Mountain

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11:00 - 11:50 AM

Panel  -  ITAD Reboot: Opportunities and Challenges

Moderator:  Karen Fedder, Blancco

Panelists:  Aaron Zeper, DMD  |  Brian Wahoff, CSI  |  Bo Guilbeau, Starbucks

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:40 PM

Hybrid Recycling: EV Battery Boom Markets for ITAD

Eric Lundgren,

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1:50 - 2:30 PM

What it Means to be an ITAD Marketing Master

Brendan Egan, The Marketing Masters

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2:40 - 3:15 PM

Business Transformation for ITAD

Rike Sandlin, Rivervista Partners

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3:25 - 4:10 PM

The “ITAD Blockchain” is Almost Here: A Universal “Carfax” for Devices Will Connect Us All

Rohi Sukhia, Tradeloop

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4:15 - 5:00 PM

Panel  -  The Unexpected Power of Mentoring

Moderator:  Rike Sandlin, Rivervista Partners

Panelists:  George Hinkle, Arcoa Group  |  Jim Levine, Regency Technologies  |  Craig Boswell, HOBI International  |  Joe Clayton, Arcoa Group

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Day 1 Evening Reception Sponsored by ISRI
*Outdoor terrace outside the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency.

Day 2: WED, July 27

9:00 - 9:40 AM

Keynote  -  Going Big or Staying Local? Pursuing International Growth While Effectively Serving Your Local Client Base

Miles Harter, Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations

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9:45 - 10:15 AM

When the Circular Economy Meets Environmental Justice

Jim Puckett, BAN

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10:20 - 11:05 AM

Panel  -  e-Stewards Certification: Ethics and Innovation for the Future

Moderator:  Bill Morris, e-Stewards

Panelists:  Kenneth Lowe, Vizio  |  Brooks Hoffman, Iron Mountain  |  Miles Harter, Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations  |  Jim Puckett, Basel Action Network

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11:10 - 12:00 PM

Panel  -  R2v3: What ITADs Need to Know Now

Moderator: Mike Stasik, Perry Johnson Registrars

Panelists:  Bardia Vahidi, IBEC  |  Bo Hamby, Rand Tech

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12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:30 PM

Attracting Fortune 500 Clients

Bo Guilbealt, Starbucks

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1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

Panel  -  Growing Your ITAD Partnership Network: Don’t Say No If You Can’t Go

Moderator:  Garry VonMyhr, TechDefenders

Panelists:  Kyle Wainwright, RA Solutions  |  Brendan Obyrne, Guardian  |  Sean Magann, Sims Lifecycle Services

2:40 - 3:30 PM

Panel  -  Mobility Automation

Moderator:  Ian Sorek, MCE

Panelists:  Marin Gavin, CTIA  |  Seth Heine, Prolog Mobile  |  Amit Mahajan, Phoenix Innovations  |  Joshua Gray, Gearvana

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3:40 - 4:30 PM

Panel  -  Tripping over Dollars to Pickup Pennies: Opportunities ITADs are Missing in Mobility

Moderator:  Bob Lafon

Panelists:  George Abdelmalak, Blancco  |  Ed Kayden, Re-Teck  |  Sandra Devers, COS Phones

7:00 - 9:00 PM

ITAD Summit 2021 Closing Reception

*Offsite Venue: Sandy's Beach Shack

315 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648



Conference Guide (PDF)

Exhibit Hall Guide (PDF)

General Format:  In addition to speaker and panel sessions in Salon Room G-E, participants will have the ability to schedule 1-on-1 business meetups in the adjoining networking room. 1-on-1 meetups will be held on 20-minute intervals from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Wednesday and Thursday. Participants will have the opportunity to pre-schedule meetings with other attendees utilizing the ITAD Summit APP or Website.


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