Timothy MosesCMP, Director, Meetings and Conventions, American Academy of Dermatology, Schaumburg, ILL.

A very important change implemented for our 2009 annual meeting was a very deliberate, strong push toward ‘going green.’

Knowing that our annual meeting was going to be in San Francisco, we made it a priority to utilize the many resources that the city and convention center had to offer. The Moscone Center assisted the AAD in achieving a diversion rate of approximately 60 percent of waste (more than 100,000 pounds) generated during our annual meeting!

This was done through Mos

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