TIMEDOCKSIDEL'AQUADOCKSIDE (Breakout)
9:00 AMREGISTRATION OPENS
9:30 AMCONFERENCE OPEN - WELCOME
Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance

WELCOME TO COUNTRY
Auntie Millie Ingram
9:45 AMCSIRO OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERE FLAGSHIP - REGIONAL CONTEXT PT I

Dr Denise Hardesty
Dr Qamar Schuyler

Senior Research Scientists CSIRO
10:30 AMUNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME - RECORDED ADDRESS

Ibrahim Thiaw
Deputy Executive Director - United Nations Environment Programme
10.35 AMMARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION—An International Perspective

Peter Cochrane
Chair, National Environmental Science Program’s Marine Biodiversity Hub Steering Committee
11:00 AMASIA PACIFIC - INDONESIA'S RESPONSE

Dr Nani Hendiarti
Director for Maritime Science and Technology; Coordinating Ministry for 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 PMA PLASTIC OCEAN—A Filmmaker’s Perspective
(including an abridged screening of 'A Plastic Ocean')

Ricki Hersburgh
Plastic Ocean Foundation

RIcki will be joined for a lunchtime Q&A by
Jo Ruxton
Producer - ‘A Plastic Ocean’
...live from Hong Kong
ONYA LIFE— Creating a Recyclable Circle for Recycled Product

Hayley Clarke
Managing Director
12:45 PMETHIQUE

Brianne West
Founder & CEO
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
Founder & CEO
THE RESEARCH AGENDA
CSIRO-led Workshop


Workshop Facilitators:

Dr Denise Hardesty
Dr Qamar Schuyler

Senior Research Scientists
Oceans & Atmosphere Flasgship
CSIRO


Research presentations include:

ECOLOGICAL AND HUMAN HEALTH ASPECTS OF MICRO & NANOPLASTICS
Dr. Thava Palanisami
Global Centre for Environmental Remediation(GCER),
Faculty of Science.
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE


THE IMPACT OF PLASTIC LEACHATES ON KEY MARINE PRIMARY PRODUCERS
Dr Sasha Tetu
DECRA Fellow
Dept Chemistry & Biomolecular Sciences
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY

2:05 PMBEST PRACTICE - CONTAINER DEPOSIT SCHEME (CDS) ATTACKING THE LITTER STREAM

Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance
THE CIRCULAR EXPERIMENT—Small Business Case Study

Jaine & Ashleigh Morris
Founders - The Circular Experiment
2:25 PMDELL Inc.—ICT, OCEAN PLASTICS & CIRCULAR ECONOMICS

Susan Poh
DELL Inc.
2:45 PMWHAT'S FOR LUNCH? TAKEAWAY CONTAINERS & UTENSILS
Scale of Threat, Product International Stewardship Best Practice

Dave West
Citizen Blue
JOCO Cups—Inspiration behind a New Business Model

Matt Colegate
JOCO Cups
3:05 PMCONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CASE STUDY

Lucy Sharman
Lend Lease
3:25 PMTHE CHALLENGE OF RECYCLING COFFEE CUPS
If not, why not?

Blake Lindley
Edge Environment
PRODUCT STEWARDSHIP COLLABORATION FOR A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Brooke Donnelly
Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation

Helen Lewis

Helen Lewis Research
3:45 PMEXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) Panel Q&ACIRCULAR ECONOMY 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: John Gertsakis - Equilibrium

Panel:
Brooke Donnelly - Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation Ltd
Tanya Barden - Australian Food & Grocery Council
Gary Smith - BioPak
Terrie-Ann Johnson - Clean Up Australia
Blake Lindley - Edge Environment
Nicky Julian - Port Macquarie & Hastings Council
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

Dr Denise Hardesty
Dr Qamar Schuyler

Oceans & Atmosphere Flagship
CSIRO
9:55 AMCITY OF SYDNEY MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION STRATEGY

The Right Hon. Clover Moore
Lord Mayor, City of Sydney
10:15 AMMORNING TEA
EXTENDED PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY (EPR) STREAM - FUGITIVES & UNDESIRABLES
MC: John Gertsakis - Equilibrium
COMMUNITIES & LOCAL GOVERNMENT STREAM
MC: Toby Hutcheon - Boomerang Alliance
10:35 AMFUGITIVE PLASTICS: Stewardship & Design

STEWARDSHIP & THE ROLE OF DESIGN

John Gertsakis
Equilibrium

E-WASTE PLASTICS - A Stewardship Challenge

Rose Read
MRI PSO Pty Ltd

'BENIGN BY DESIGN'
Dr Mark Browne
University of NSW
LOCAL GOVERNMENT MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION STRATEGY

Susy Cenedese
Strategy Manager - Environment, LGNSW
11:00 AMCOMMUNITIES TAKING CONTROL - LAUNCH

Toby Hutcheon
Boomerang Alliance
11:10 AMNURDLES - IMPLEMENTING OPERATION CLEAN SWEEP
OCS Case Study

Heidi Taylor
Tangaroa Blue Foundation
11:30 AMGHOST NETS & REMOTE DEBRIS

Ingrid Giske World Animal Protection
Ben Pearson World Animal Protection
COMMUNITIES TAKING CONTROL: REVIEWING THE PILOT PROGRAMMES - NOOSA & WOLLONGONG

Toby Hutcheon
Kellie Lindsay
Andy Gray

Boomerang Alliance
11:50 AMPOLYSTYRENE FOOD PACKAGING - WHY 70°C IS A HEALTH RISK

Scott Wilson
Macquarie University
12:00 PMCOMMUNITIES TAKING CONTROL: STAKEHOLDER FEEDBACK

Toby Hutcheon
Andy Gray

Boomerang Alliance
12:10 PMPLASTIC BAGS - THE BENEFIT OF REUSABLE BAGS ARE NOT JUST ENVIRONMENTAL

Tania Potts
Boomerang Bags
12:30 PMMICROBEADS: GLOBAL STATE OF PLAY - WHERE DOES AUSTRALIA STAND?

Craig Brock
Accord Australasia
COMMUNITIES TAKING CONTROL: NATIONWIDE PROGRAMME ROLLOUT

Toby Hutcheon
Andy Gray

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

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz
Plastic Free July Co-founder
1:20 PMLUNCH
FUNDAMENTALS STREAMCOMMUNITIES, NGO & LOCAL GOVERNMENT STREAM
1:45 PMWHY SEAFOOD IS GOOD AND PLASTIC IS BAD

Mark Boulter
Safe Sustainable Seafood
2:10 PMTHE HUMAN HEALTH QUESTION - Knowledge Gaps on the Impact of Plastics on Human Health

Scott Wilson
Eco-Toxicologist, Macquarie University
WATERWAY MANAGEMENT - Capturing the plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean: Source point, end of pipe and estuarine controls

Andrew Allan
Stormwater Industry Association
2:35 PMDRIVING LONG-TERM BEHAVIOUR CHANGE THROUGH PUBLIC AWARENESS
A Study in Behavioural Economics

Rebecca Prince-Ruiz
Plastic Free July Co-founder
THE LEGAL ARGUMENT - THE RISK PROFILE OF PLASTICS AND THE BARRIERS TO ELIMINATION

Jennifer Hughes
Baker McKenzie
3:00 PMPLASTIC RISK TO CORPORATE REPUTATIONS

David Ritter
CEO - Greenpeace Australia Pacific
THE 21ST CENTURY ACTIVIST

Natalie Isaacs
1Million Women
3:20pmFUNDAMENTALS PANEL Q&A
3:25 PMURBAN STORMWATER TECHNOLOGIES—A Revolution in Waterway Management Tech

Craig Rothleitner
Urban Stormwater Technologies
3:35 PMAFTERNOON TEA
FUNDAMENTALS STREAMCOMMUNITIES, NGO & LOCAL GOVERNMENT STREAM
4:00 PMWHAT COST VANITY? COMMODITISATION OF PLASTICS IN THE COSMETIC & FASHION INDUSTRIES

Facilitator: Natalie Isaacs - 1Million Women

Panel:
Brianne West - Ethique
Monique Maissan - Waste2Wear
Laura Wells - Boomerang Alliance
Denise Hardesty - CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere Flagship
Claudette Rechtorik - Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, CITIZEN SCIENCE & EDUCATION

Presentations include:

PREDICTING THE TYPE AND AMOUNT OF PLASTIC LITTER IN PORT PHILLIP BAY
Ross Headifen Vice President - Beach Patrol

THE AUSTRALIAN MARINE DEBRIS INITIATIVE
Heidi Taylor Founder / MD - Tangaroa Blue Foundation

TACKLING MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION - A SCHOOL-STUDENT SCIENTIST'S PERSPECTIVE
Ina Curic
Sydney Girls High School

GLOBELET - Creating the World’s Reusable Economy
Ryan Everton
Globelet
5:00 PMDAILY WRAP UP

Jeff Angel
Director, Boomerang Alliance
6:30 PMGALA DINNER
TIMEMARITIME MUSEUMDESCRIPTION
8:00 AMREGISTRATION OPENSMeet fellow delegates over coffee
8:30 AMWELCOME & OPEN

Doug Woodring
Founder Plasticity Forum and Ocean Recovery Alliance
8.40 AMSUSTAINABILITY IN CONTEXT

Kate Harris,
CEO Good Environmental Choice Australia
The future of sustainability in Australia
8:55 AMPLASTIC SUSTAINABILITY: STATE OF THE GLOBE AND NATION
Doug Woodring
Founder, Plasticity Forum and Founder and Managing Director, Ocean Recovery Alliance
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE:
Plasticity six years on - global trends and developments
9:05 AMGLOBAL PERSPECTIVE ON WASTE STREAM ECONOMICS

Dr Steve Wong
MD Fukutomi and President, China Scrap Plastics Association
INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE
Impacts of the Chinese National Sword, opportunities and threats
9:35 AMMARKET FORCES VERSUS POLICY MECHANISMS

Dr Karen Raubenheimer
Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security 
KEYNOTE:
Policy insights for businesses and circular economies
9:50 AMTHEORY TO PRACTICE: VISY rPLASTICS

Rob Dvorak
Plant Manager, Visy rPlastics
KEYNOTE
The perspective of a company that has invested heavily in recycled plastic
10:10 AMMORNING TEA

10:30 AMTHE PLASTIC MARKETPLACE AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Panel:

Doug Woodring
Steve Wong
Karen Raubenheimer
Rob Dvorak
TED-STYLE TALK WITH PANEL
11:00 PMPLASTICS INNOVATION: What's New and What's Sustainable

Rebecca Lee,
Managing Director, Covestro
Developments and trends in the local and global plastics market
11.20 PMREDCYCLE: The case for collecting low value plastics

Liz Kasell
Founder and Director Red Group
COLLECTING AND USING RECOVERED PLASTIC SESSIONS
REPLAS: Two and a half decades experience manufacturing with used plastics

Mark Yates
Founder and Research and Development Director, Replas
THE SHRUDER: a Pacific solution

Louise Hardman
CEO & Founder, Pacific Collective
NEXTCUPCYCLE: Harnessing the Value of Low Value Plastics

Kelvin Davies
Nextek, Australia
NEWTECHPOLY: a municipal approach

Colin Barker
MD NewTechPoly
PANEL: Collecting and Using Recovered Plastic Sessions

Rebecca Lee
Liz Kasell
Mark Yates
Louise Hardman
12:20 PMLUNCH
1:15 PMINSPIRATIONAL END MARKETS

Stuart Clark
CEO Integrated Green Energy

Colin Barker
MD NewTechPoly
KEYNOTE

Integrated Green Energy: world first technology taking waste plastic to road-ready fuel
1:35 PMDESIGNING FOR OUR FUTURE

Bruce Jeffreys
Dresden
DRESDEN: a Revolutionary Sustainable Plastic Eyewear
1:55 PMMARKETING, RECYCLING AND VIABLE END MARKETS

Trish Hyde
Managing Director The Naked Circle
Science isn't enough to change behaviour
2.05 PMINNOVATING CIRCULAR ECONOMICS

Phill White
Co-founder, Circular Economy, with Coca-Cola
An entrepreneurial approach combining technology and sustainability
2:15 PMCOMMUNITY EXPECTATIONS

Tim Silverwood
Founder Take3
The view from the street
2:25 PMNEV HOUSE: Turning Plastic into Affordable Housing

Nev Hyman
Founder & Chairman Nev House
KEYNOTE
Nev House is renowned for its affordable housing made from recycled plastic
2:45 PMPANEL: Innovation, Business and the Consumer

Stuart Clark
Bruce Jeffreys
Trish Hyde
Phill White
Tim Silverwood
Nev Hyman
PANEL Discussion
3:15 PMAFTERNOON TEA
3:45 PMGREEN FINANCE: ACCESSING CAPITAL

Matt Koch
\Executive Director Morgan Stanley

Richard Thomas
Associate Director UBS Investment Bank
PANEL
The state of the financing market for sustainable businesses
4:20 PMPANEL: Plastic Circular Economies of the Future

Steve Wong
Rob Dvorak
Doug Woodring
Stuart Clark
Kate Harris
Interactive panel discussion setting the scene for the future
5.20 PMCLOSE

Doug Woodring
Founder Plasticity Forum and Ocean Recovery Alliance
5.30 PMNetworking Drinks
6.30 PMBeyond Plastic Pollution Gala Dinner (OPTIONAL)Dockside
Cockle Bay Wharf
Darling Harbour
TIMEDOCKSIDE
8:30 AMREGISTRATION OPENS
9:00 AMWELCOME

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

Dr Denise Hardesty
Dr Qamar Schuyler

Oceans & Atmosphere Flagship - CSIRO
9:55 AMPRIORITIES
What solutions should have priority?
10:30 AMMORNING TEA
10:50 AMQUEENSLAND ACTION ON PLASTIC WASTE

The Hon. Steven Miles MP
QLD Minister for the Environment & Heritage Protection, for National Parks & for the Great Barrier Reef
11:10 AMNSW ACTION ON PLASTIC WASTE - Policy responses and plans for addressing MPP

The Hon. Gabrielle Upton MP
NSW Minister for the Environment, for Local Government & for Heritage
11:30 AMCOMMONWEALTH ACTION ON MPP

The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP
Commonwealth Minister for Environment & Energy
11:40 AMLEADERSHIP ON MARINE PLASTIC POLLUTION - Policy Responses & Plans for Addressing Marine Plastic Pollution

Senator Peter Whish Wilson
Australian Greens Spokesperson for Healthy Oceans
12:00 PMCONFERENCE COMMITTMENTS

Jeff Angel
Director - Boomerang Alliance
12:15 PMCONFERENCE WRAP UP & CLOSING REMARKS

Jeff Angel
Director - Boomerang Alliance
12:30 PMCONFERENCE CLOSE