ISRI 2023 Industry Leadership Development Program

JULY 9-11, 2023 | WASHINGTON, DC

The ISRI Industry Leadership Development Program is designed to provide new-to-the-industry professionals showing great promise as emerging leaders with guidance, insight, and skills needed to build an impactful career in the recycling industry.

Topics covered in this discussion-rich collaborative environment are focused on:

  • What does it take to be a leader
  • Employee engagement and day to day workplace practices
  • A common language for the recycled materials industry
  • Why championing environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) matters to you as a leader
  • A chance to ask the experts!
  • Pathways to leadership
  • How the recycling industry impacts the global economy
  • Navigating Challenges in a Down Market
  • Buying and Selling Recyclable Materials
Throughout the two-day program, participants will engage with nationally recognized thought leaders and industry business insiders representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives. As this program is intentionally limited to no more than 20 participants, this is an opportunity to build your professional network of lifelong career connections and mentors from across the country.


Schedule at a Glance

Sunday, July 9
6:00 – 8:00 PM ET
Team Building Event

Monday, July 10
8:30 am – 5:00 PM ET
Educational Programming

Monday, July 10
7:00 – 9:00 PM ET
Group Dinner

Tuesday, July 11
8:30 am – 2:00 PM ET
Educational Programming

You are encouraged to attend the ISRI Summer Board meeting after the program, schedule permitting. For more information, please visit this page.  

*Schedule is subject to change.


FEES: $1,199 (ISRI Members only)

Late registration fee applies as of June 26 - $1399

Fee includes participant materials, continental breakfasts, lunches, refreshment breaks, and social networking event with refreshments.


Individuals new to the recycling industry that have been identified as emerging leaders or potential management candidates in their company.


ISRI Headquarters
1250 H Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20005


Program participants are responsible for making hotel arrangements directly with a property of their choosing. Washington, DC offers a variety of accommodations to fit every budget and personality. Five hotels within a 15-minute walking distance of the program venue are:

Washington Marriott at Metro Center

775 12th St. NW
+1 (202) 737-2200

Grand Hyatt Washington

1000 H St. NW
+1 (202) 582-1234

Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC Downtown

815 14th St. NW
(855) 516-1090

Conrad Washington DC

950 New York Ave. NW
+1 (202) 844-5900

Cancellation Policy and Procedure

ISRI will provide a full refund, less a $100 administrative fee, for registration cancellations made in writing prior to June 26, 2023. Cancellations made in writing after June 26, 2023 will be provided a refund equal to 50% of the registration fee paid. All cancellation requests must be made in writing and may be emailed to ISRI at by the June 26, 2023.

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