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Gold Rush Chapter Workshop

  • Gordon Biersch Brewery 33 East San Fernando Street San Jose, CA, 95113 United States (map)

Gold Rush Chapter Organics Workshop with Big SWANA's Executive Director, David Biderman.

We hope you can join us for a great day of information and networking!

Workshop Agenda:

Buffet lunch at 11:30am

Presentations from 12:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Matt Cotton, Integrated Waste Management Consulting, LLC will speak on the "The Organics Infrastructure Gap"
  • Karen Gissibl, City of Sunnyvale’s Environmental Programs Manger, will present an"Update on Food Rescue Efforts in Santa Clara County" 
  • David Biderman, the Executive Director and CEO of SWANA – we are very excited to have David attending this event!

Networking and beverages after the presentations
– please stay and talk with your SWANA Gold Rush Board members, your counterparts from other agencies and organizations, and with David.

The workshop is eligible for 3 CEUs and is only $25 for SWANA members or $35 for non-members – bring someone else from your office and get them involved!

Please RSVP at

Credit card payment is available online, or pay at the door* with cash or check. 

Workshop location and parking:

Gordon Biersch Brewery – Restaurant – Pilsner Room
33 E. San Fernando Street in San Jose, CA
11:30am to 3:00pm

The Pilsner Room is just past the main restaurant entrance and to the left.

Discounted parking is available at the Pavillion Garage located underground through the 2nd street entrance OR the Fountain Valley lot across the street from the Improv on 2nd Street.

***The City Park's open air parking lot across the street on East San Fernando DOES NOT ACCEPT any validations from the city or Gordon Biersch.***


*Planning to pay at the door? – please RSVP online – although it says free on the website, the prices will be the same as if you paid online.