TIMEDOCKSIDEL'AQUAMONKEY BAA
9:00 AMREGISTRATION OPENS
9:30 AMWELCOME

Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance
9:45 AMCSIRO OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERE FLAGSHIP - REGIONAL CONTEXT PT I

Denise Hardesty & Chris Wilcox
Senior Research Scientists CSIRO
10:30 AMUNEP - CALL TO ACTION

Heidi Savelli
Program Officer, Marine Litter, GPA for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities
11:00 AMASIA PACIFIC - INDONESIAN RESPONSE

Safri Burhanuddin
Deputy Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs, Republic of Indonesia
11:30 AMMORNING TEA
FUNDAMENTALS STREAMCIRCULAR ECONOMY STREAM
11:45 AMTHE PACIFIC 5 Rs - REDUCE, REUSE, RECOVER, RECYCLE & RETURN
A Regional Overview of Plastic Waste Management

Anne Prince
Principal, APrince Consulting / Founder & Director, Waste Aid
Jack Whelan
Secretariat Manager, Pacific Regional Infrastructure Facility
VALUING PLASTIC IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY
What is it, how can it be applied?

Prof. Stuart White
Institute of Sustainable Futures, UTS
12:25 PMAUSTRALIA'S MARINE DEBRIS THREAT ABATEMENT PLAN
Where is the TAP going? Regional Leadership Opportunity?

Commonwealth Department of Environment & Energy
KEEPCUP

Abigail Forsythe
12:45 PMETHIQUE

Brianne West
1:00 PMLUNCH
EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) STREAM - PROBLEM PLASTIC PRODUCTSCIRCULAR ECONOMY STREAMACADEMIC/SCIENCE WORKSHOP & NETWORKING STREAM
1:45 PMAPPLYING EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) TO MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION

Nick Harford
Equilibrium
WASTE2WEAR

Monique Maissan
THE RESEARCH AGENDA
CSIRO-led Workshop

Denise Hardesty & Chris Wilcox
Senior Research Scientists CSIRO
2:05 PMBEST PRACTICE - CONTAINER DEPOSIT SCHEME (CDS) ATTACKING THE LITTER STREAM

Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance
TOMRA
AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY CASE STUDY
2:25 PMTECH INDUSTRY CASE STUDY
2:45 PMWHAT'S FOR LUNCH? TAKEAWAY CONTAINERS & UTENSILS
Scale of Threat, Product International Stewardship Best Practice

Dave West
Citizen Blue
CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS INDUSTRY CASE STUDY
3:05 PMCONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CASE STUDY
3:25 PMTHE CHALLENGE OF RECYCLING COFFEE CUPS
If not, why not?
PANEL / Q&A
3:45 PMEXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) PANEL Q&A
4:10 PMAFTERNOON TEA
4:30 PMTHE FUTURE OF PACKAGING
What does the packaging of the future look like? Are bio-plastics the answer? What are the alternatives?

Facilitator: Tim Silverwood
5:30 PMDAILY WRAP UP
TIMEDOCKSIDEL'AQUA
8:30 AMREGISTRATION OPENS
9:00 AMWELCOME

Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance
9:15 AMCSIRO OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERE FLAGSHIP - REGIONAL CONTEXT PT II

Denise Hardesty & Chris Wilcox
Senior Research Scientists CSIRO
9:55 AMCOMMUNITIES TAKING CONTROL - LAUNCH

Toby Hutcheon & Andy Gray
Boomerang Alliance
10:15 AMMORNING TEA
EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) STREAM - FUGITIVES & UNDESIRABLESCOMMUNITIES & LOCAL GOVERNMENT STREAM
10:35 AMFIBRES, FLOCK & DUST - 'BENIGN BY DESIGN'
CASE STUDY: TIC Mattress Recycling

Michael Warren
TIC Group

Luke Parker

Mark Browne
University of New South Wales
CITY OF SYDNEY MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION STRATEGY

Clover Moore
Lord Mayor
11:00 AMLOCAL GOVERNMENT MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION STRATEGY
11:10 AMNURDLES - IMPLEMENTING OPERATION CLEAN SWEEP
OCS Case Study

Heidy Taylor
Tangaroa Blue
11:30 AMGHOST NETS & REMOTE DEBRIS

Rikki Gunn
Ghost Nets Australia

IDEP Indonesia
COMMUNITIES TAKING CONTROL: REVIEWING THE PILOT PROGRAMMES - NOOSA & WOLLONGONG

Toby Hutcheon & Andy Gray
Boomerang Alliance
11:50 AMPOLYSTYRENE FOOD PACKAGING - WHY 70°C IS A HEALTH RISKCOMMUNITIES TAKING CONTROL: STAKEHOLDER FEEDBACK

Toby Hutcheon & Andy Gray
Boomerang Alliance
12:10 PMPLASTIC BAGS - THE BENEFIT OF REUSABLE BAGS ARE NOT JUST ENVIRONMENTAL
12:30 PMMICROBEADS: GLOBAL STATE OF PLAY - WHERE DOES AUSTRALIA STAND?COMMUNITIES TAKING CONTROL: NATIONWIDE PROGRAMME ROLLOUT

Toby Hutcheon & Andy Gray
Boomerang Alliance
12:50 PMEXTENDED PRODUCERS RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) PANEL Q&APLASTIC FREE JULY - DRIVING BEHAVIOUR CHANGE FROM THE COMMUNITY UP!

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz
Waste Educator, Western Metropolitan Regional Council (Plastic Free July)
1:20 PMLUNCH
FUNDAMENTALS STREAMCOMMUNITIES, NGO & LOCAL GOVERNMENT STREAM
1:45 PMWHY SEAFOOD IS GOOD AND PLASTIC IS BAD

Roy Palmer
Executive Director, Association of International Seafood Professionals
2:00 PMWATERWAY MANAGEMENT
Capturing the plastic before it reaches the ocean: Source point, end of pipe and estuarine controls

Local Government
2:15 PMTHE HUMAN HEALTH QUESTION - KNOWLEDGE GAPS ON THE IMPACT OF PLASTICS ON HUMAN HEALTH

Scott Wilson
Eco-Toxicologist, Macquarie University
2:30 PMTHE LEGAL ARGUMENT - THE RISK PROFILE OF PLASTICS AND THE BARRIERS TO ELIMINATION
2:45 PMDRIVING LONG-TERM BEHAVIOUR CHANGE THROUGH PUBLIC AWARENESS
A Study in Behavioural Economics

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz
Waste Educator, Western Metropolitan Regional Council (Plastic Free July)
2:50 PMTHE 21ST CENTURY ACTIVIST

Natalie Isaacs
1Million Women
3:20 PMQ&A
3:35 PMAFTERNOON TEA
FUNDAMENTALS STREAMCOMMUNITIES, NGO & LOCAL GOVERNMENT STREAM
4:00 PMWHAT COST VANITY? COMMODITISATION OF PLASTICS IN THE COSMETIC AND FASHION INDUSTRIES

Panel Discussion Facilitators:

Natalie Isaacs - 1Million Women
Brianne West - Ethique
Monique Maissan - Waste2Wear
Laura Wells - Boomerang Alliance
Denise Hardesty - CSIRO Ocean & Atmosphere Flagship
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, CITIZEN SCIENCE & EDUCATION

Topics:
  • Research methodologies
  • Working with community groups
  • Engaging funders (NGOs from a funder's perspective)
  • Senate recommendation to inform research agenda
  • Knowledge gaps
5:00 PMDAILY WRAP UP

Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance
6:30 PMGALA DINNER
TIMEMONKEY BAA
8:30 AMREGISTRATION OPENS
9:00 AMWORLD CLASS
A case study of business prosperity through sustainability as a core element of the business model.
9:25 AMTHE GOOD AND BAD OF PLASTICS INNOVATION
The new 'disruptive' plastics innovation that enhance product life, ut need an afterlife.
9:50 AMREGULATION TO EDUCATION
Policy insights for businesses and circular economies.
10:15 AMMORNING TEA
10:40 AMFINANCING DISRUPTION
Asia Pacific Capital Markets overview on funding circular economies.
11:00 AMAUSTRALIA IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
How to incorporate the SDGs for local and global benefit.
11:15 AMPROVING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR CHANGE
Putting theory into practice.
11:30 AMWASTE STREAM ECONOMICS
Tradition vs Industry 4.0
11:45 AMLOGISTICS AS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Disrupting the Box.
12:00 PMPANEL Q&A
12:30 PMLUNCH
1:30 PMDESIGNING FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Leading practice in consumer-friendly & end-of-life friendly design.
1:45 PMRETHINKING PLASTIC USE
Entrepreneurial applications that work.
2:10 PMCOLLECTING PLASTIC DIFFERENTLY
Fostering sustainable end-markets.
2:25 PMPANEL Q&A
2:40 PMAFTERNOON TEA
3:00 PMDISRUPTIVE USES FOR USED-PLASTICS
Plastics to road-ready fuels.
3:15 PMDISRUPTIVE USES FOR USED-PLASTICS
Plastic to building materials.
3:30 PMDISRUPTIVE USES FOR USED-PLASTICS
Plastic to soil and the composting revolution.
3:50 PMPANEL Q&A
4:10 PMSUSTAINABLE BRANDS
Discussion and Q&A
4:40 PMNEW IDEAS
The finalists from the "Plasticity Sprint" - showcasing the best ideas from the global 're-think' initiative.
5:15 PMCLOSING REMARKS
5:30 PMPLASTICITY POST-FORUM / PRE-GALA DINNER COCKTAIL PARTY
Join the Plasticity team for a networking cocktail party before the Gala Dinner at Dockside.
TIMEMONKEY BAA
8:30 AMREGISTRATION OPENS
9:00 AMWELCOME

Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance
9:15 AMCSIRO OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERE FLAGSHIP - REGIONAL CONTEXT PT III

Denise Hardesty & Chris Wilcox
Senior Research Scientists CSIRO
9:55 AMPRIORITIES
What solutions should have priority?
10:30 AMMORNING TEA
10:50 AMQUEENSLAND ACTION ON PLASTIC WASTE

The Hon. Steven Miles
QLD Environment & Heritage Protection Minister
11:10 AMLEADERSHIP ON MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION
Policy responses/plan for addressing marine plastic pollution.
12:15 PMCLOSING REMARKS

Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance