ISRI2021, ISRI’s virtual convention, will feature several sessions on the Trends in Domestic and Global Market Trading track. Here’s a sneak peek at some of those sessions on Thursday, April 22, and the speakers to keep an eye out for.

General Session – State of the Industry: Economic Outlook and Impact Study, 11:00 am–12:30 pm

John Dunham

John Dunham is president of John Dunham & Associates. Specializing in the economics of how public policy issues affect products and services, Dunham has conducted hundreds of studies on taxes and regulation. He is also a regular commentator on U.S. economic conditions.

Jason Schenker

Jason Schenker is the president of Prestige Economics and chairman of The Futurist Institute. Schenker has been ranked one of the most accurate financial forecasters and futurists in the world. In 2018, Investopedia ranked him one of the world’s top 100 most influential financial advisors.

Paper Spotlight, 12:45–1:45 pm

Megan Workman

Megan Workman is the price reporter and editor of Fastmarkets RISI. Workman’s responsibilities include interviewing various CEOs at top industry companies, and visiting numerous mills, and recycling and converting plants globally. Before joining Fastmarkets RISI, Workman was the associate editor for the Recycling Today Media Group, where she wrote, edited, and interviewed for three different magazines.

Plastics Spotlight, 2:45–3:45 pm

Nina Butler

Nina Butler is the CEO of Stina Inc (formerly MORE Recycling), a research and technology firm that provides forward-thinking programs, tools, and services to help society manage resources sustainably. In March 2021, Butler and the other principals rebranded the firm to Stina Inc., continuing the work toward their vision of harmony with the natural world. For almost 20 years, Butler has played an integral role in overcoming barriers to plastic recycling.

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