It's been called

The Toxic Tide

In 2017, the UN Environment Programme acknowledged the growing body of research highlighting Marine Plastic Pollution as a significant problem on a global scale. It has widescale economic, social and environmental impacts.  Business, government and the community need to find solutions.

Australia’s first Conference focused on reducing Marine Plastic Pollution in the Asia-Pacific region will take place at Darling Harbour in Sydney from October 30th to November 1st 2017. Bringing together business, government, science, academia and community, Beyond Plastic Pollution will seek to find pathways to cleaner oceans learning about the latest research, testing the best solutions and encouraging diverse interests to work together.

If you would like to know more about global best practice regulations; if you’re looking to reduce the plastic footprint of your business or industry; if you’re keen to understand new technologies and alternative materials; if you want to take your community down a plastic-free pathway; or if you want to meet leading advocates and stakeholders…

Please join us for this richly informative and highly diverse programme – combining keynotes, panel discussions, practical workshops, real-world case studies, an innovation showcase – and

… HELP MAP OUT THE PATHWAYS TO CLEANER OCEANS…

SOME OF THE SPEAKERS

HEIDI SAVELLI

Lead UNEP, Global Program
Marine Environment Protection

DENISE HARDESTY

Senior Research Scientist
CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere Flagship

CHRIS WILCOX

Senior Research Scientist
CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere Flagship

DOUGLAS WOODRING

Co-founder & Managing Director
Ocean Recovery Alliance

NATALIE ISAACS

Founder and CEO
1 Million Women

PROF STUART WHITE

Director
Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF)

JEFF ANGEL

Convenor/Director
Boomerang Alliance

ROY PALMER

Executive Director
Association of International Seafood Professionals

MARK BROWNE

ARC Senior Research Associate
The University of New South Wales

MICHAEL WARREN

Managing Director
TIC Mattress Recycling

BRIANNE WEST

Founder & Formulator Extraordinaire
Ethique

NICK HARFORD

Managing Director
Equilibrium

TOBY HUTCHEON

Manager (Queensland)
Boomerang Alliance

HEIDI TAYLOR

Foundation Co-Founder & Managing Director
Tangaroa Blue

TANYA BARDEN

CEO
Australian Food & Grocery Council

SAFRI BURHANUDDIN

Deputy Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs
Republic of Indonesia

ANDY GRAY

Marine Plastic Pollution Campaigner
Boomerang Alliance

IDEP Foundation

APC