Keynote Panel: Smart Technologies

Smart Technologies and their impact on Collection & Transportation of Waste

Monday, September 25, 2017
17:15 – 18:00
Convention Center

Facilitator: Don Ross, Kessler Consulting


Antonis Mavropoulos, ISWA President

Antonis Mavropoulos

Antonis Mavropoulos is a Chemical Engineer and he holds an Advanced Management degree from IESE Business School. He has been involved to waste management since 1994. He has completed more than 150 projects in 15 different countries and he has worked as an Associated Researcher of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He is the author of several scientific and technical papers dedicated to different waste management issues, especially to regional planning, risk assessment, landfill design and treatment issues. He also curates the blog Wasteless Future.

Vivek Agrawal, WGCTT Chair, ISWA

Vivek Agrawl

Bio forthcoming.

Marc Rogoff, SCS Engineers

Marc Rogoff

Dr. Marc Rogoff is a nationally recognized expert in the financial modeling of solid waste management systems. With more than 30 years of experience in solid waste management as a public agency manager and consultant, he has managed more than 100 Pro Forma modeling and rate assessments throughout the U.S. on all facets of solid waste management. They include waste collection studies, facility feasibility assessments, asset valuations, transfer station versus long-haul transport evaluations, fleet management and vehicle acquisition planning, MRF contract assessment and operations, and waste conversion feasibility. Dr. Rogoff has directed Independent Engineer’s Feasibility Reports for nearly two dozen major public works projects totaling more than $1.2 billion in project financings. His work has included development of detailed spreadsheet rate models establishing the financial feasibility of each projects, long-term economic forecasts, cash flow and IRR analysis, cost of service, financial assurance, and projected rate impact upon project users and customers. He has written widely in the field and is the author of several noted textbooks covering the topics of financial forecasting and project feasibility.