Keynote Speaker
Secretary Carlos Gutierrez


 ISRI’s Keynote Speaker at our Opening General Session is Secretary Carlos Gutierrez.  Sec. Gutierrez comes to the ISRI program with business experience and a knowledge of commodities as the former CEO of the Kellogg Company.  He served a U.S. Secretary of Commerce in the George W. Bush Administration where he showed he understands the world of business.  As the nation’s top commercial advocate, Sec. Gutierrez helped open global markets for U.S. companies and was a champion of efforts to build new trade partnerships in Latin America. Today, he serves as co-chair of the Albright Stonebridge Group and sits on the board of Time Warner Inc.

Workshops and Spotlights

 ISRI2018 will continue to offer the highest level of information and education available in the industry.  Workshops and spotlights are being planned in each of these topic areas:

•   International Trade
•   Human Resources Compliance
•   Business Valuation
•   Commodity Specific Areas

o   Plastics Recycling Summit
o   Ferrous/Non-Ferrous
o   Tire & Rubber
o   Paper
o   Electronics

 A complete listing of workshops, including workshops offered with simultaneous translation in to Spanish and Chinese, will be released soon.