Pre-Summit: TUESDAY, August 17

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Early Check-In and On-Site Registration

*Registration outside Grand Ballroom

3:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Exhibitor Setup

*Grand Ballroom

Day 1: Wednesday, August 18

7:00 - 9:00 AM

Attendee Check-In, Registration and Continental Breakfast

*1-2-1 Table Top Meetings will begin at 10am through 6pm.

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

10:00 - 10:50 AM

Panel  -  Automation in ITAD Services

Moderator:  Rike Sandlin, Rivervista Partners

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

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 - 1:30 PM

Emerging Tech: EV Battery Market for ITADs

Eric Lungren, Big Battery Inc.

1:35 - 2:05 PM

Best Practices to Financially Prepare Your Company for an Acquisition

Dave Cummings, Agile Equity

2:10 - 2:40 PM

What it Means to be an ITAD Marketing Master

Brendan Egan, The Marketing Masters

2:45 - 3:15 PM

Business Transformation for ITAD

Rike Sandlin, Rivervista Partners

3:25 - 4:10 PM

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

Moderator:  Rohi Sukhia, Tradeloop

Panelists:  Dr. Ronald Lembke, Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno  |  Vincent Liu, Rhapsody Ventures

4:15 - 5:00 PM

Panel  -  Mentoring Generational Change in the ITAD Sector

Moderator:  Rike Sandlin, Rivervista Partners

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

7:00 - 9:00 PMDay 1 Evening Reception Sponsored by ISRI

Day 2: THURSDAY, August 19

9:00 - 9:40 AM

Keynote Session

Miles Harter, Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations

9:45 - 10:15 AM

When the Circular Economy Meets Environmental Justice

Jim Puckett, BAN

10:20 - 11:05 AM

Panel  -  e-Stewards New Version

Moderator:  Bill Morris, e-Stewards

Panelists:  Caitlin Sanchez, Vizio  |  Kelly Keogh, GreenEye Partners  |  Brooks Hoffman, Iron Mountain  | Miles Harter, Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations

11:10 - 12:00 PM

Panel  -  R2v3: What ITADs Need to Know Now

Moderator:  Kelly Keogh, GreenEye Partners

Panelists:  Roger Grieve, SERI  |  Bob McCarthy, Adams Cable Equipment  |  Jeff Robinson, ITAD Tech

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:30 PM

Attracting Fortune 500 Clients

Bo Guilbealt, Starbucks

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:  Linda York, IBM  |  Brendan Obyrne, Guardian  |  Sean Magann, Sims Lifecycle Services

2:40 - 3:30 PM

Panel  -  Mobility Automation

Moderator:  Ian Sorek, MCE

Panelists:  Michelle James, CTIA  |  Marin Gavin, CTIA  |  Seth Heine, Prolog Mobile  |  Amit Mahajan, Phoenix Innovations

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  |  Michael Koufos, Early Upgrade

7:00 - 9:00 PM

ITAD Summit 2021 Closing Reception

*Offsite Venue TBA


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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