Waste 2019

Waste 2019 is a leading conference for the waste management industry in Australia. It will be held this year at Coffs Harbour’s Opal Cove Resort 14-16 May.

Attracting over 630 delegates from Australia and abroad, the conference is targeted at anyone who works in or has an interest in waste management issues.

Attendees will hear from leading waste management professionals on the latest developments in the industry, visiting a vast array of exhibitions by national and international companies, and networking with other waste experts during the three social evenings.

The opening address will be presented by ABC’s Gardening Australia host Costa Georgiadis.

Speakers include NSW EPA Senior Policy Officer Natalie Alves, Cleanaway General Manager Technical and Environment Services Karl Baltpurvins and Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation CEO Brooke Donnelly.

Waste Strategy Summit 2019

The Waste Strategy Summit 2019 will be held in Sydney at the Aerial UTS Function Centre 25-27 June.

The summit is designed for executives working within waste management, recycling, resource recovery, and environmental sustainability across all sectors in Australia, who are looking to improve their waste management operations.

The event will explore the waste hierarchy, with diverse keynote presentations and case studies illustrating how to prevent, recycle and recover the most common waste with a strong focus on policy and regulation.

Keynote speakers include Queensland Resource Recovery Program Manager of Waste Policy Sylvie Garner, Big W General Manager Supply Chain Anthony Castaldi and NSW EPA China National Sword Director Justin Koek.

The summit includes pre-conference workshops and two full days of conference sessions.

The Waste Strategy Summit is committed to a zero-waste to landfill objective for the event.

Waste Management Review readers will receive a 10 per cent discount off the registration fee — quote ‘WMR10’ at online registration.

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National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition

The new National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition (NCTCE) will be held on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast at the Event’s Center 29-31 May.

The nationally focused event will cover multiple clean technology growth areas including, energy, waste, water, built environment and transport.

The event, themed Creating Connections: Building Business, aims to play an important role in bringing together key stakeholders across the industry to drive growth, innovation and investment. It also offers an opportunity for the clean technology industry to collaborate, be inspired, find opportunity and do business.

Attendees will hear from international and national leaders from the clean technology industry with real world experience, discover new technology, explore how we can create healthy, resilient and sustainable places, find out how regional Australia can take advantage of the rapidly growing sector and learn about commercialising and deploying new clean technology innovations and develop successful partnerships.

The program will focus heavily on commercialisation, creating effective business clusters, the potential of the circular economy, innovation case studies and success stories, investment and funding channels.

The NCTCE will feature 250 delegates, 40 exhibitors and 55 speakers, including Deputy Lord Mayor of Melbourne Arron Wood, Veolia Sustainable Solutions Manager Angela Cooney and European Cluster Manager of the Year Bianca Dragmir.

The program includes local study tours, workshops and two full days of conference sessions.

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Waste Expo Australia

Waste Expo Australia will take place 23 to 24 October at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre showcasing over 120 brands and 35 hours of free-to-attend content over three conference stages.

The event is one of the largest gatherings of waste management and resource professionals in Australia and offers exclusive access to latest technology, information and trends while providing networking opportunities with industry experts.

Waste Expo Australia will examine the future of waste and recycling in the country, focusing on seven targeted areas: collections, resource recovery, landfill and transfer stations, waste to energy, commercial and industrial waste, construction and demolition waste and wastewater.

AORA to host annual conference

The Australian Organics Recycling Association will hold its annual conference on the 1 to 3 of May at the Esplanade Hotel in Perth.

Well established as a principal conference for the Australian recycled organics industry, the event will feature speeches and panel discussions that examine policy, practices, technology and equipment relevant to the industry.

The event aims to explore the renew and regenerate principal, paying specific attention to end-product and its soil regeneration applications.

Keynote addresses will be delivered by two international guests, University of Washington research professor Sally Brown and Italian Composting and Biogas Association senior expert Marco Ricci.

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AORA NSW Awards and Christmas Drinks

Join the NSW executive and industry peers for the Australian Organics Recycling Association’s 2018 Awards Dinner and Christmas Party.

The AORA NSW industry awards are an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the association’s peers who have excelled in 2018 and to network with industry friends and colleagues.

The evening includes awards for the following:
1. Outstanding local government initiative in organics collection/processing or marketing.
2. Outstanding contribution to industry development.
3. Compost user demonstrating innovation and advocacy in agricultural markets.
4. Compost user demonstrating innovation and advocacy in amenity markets.
5. Rising Star Award for outstanding operations or sales team member showing leadership and commitment to a processing members business.

Tickets include a three-course Christmas themed meal and premium drinks package.

Please provide any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

The AORA NSW Awards and Christmas Drinks takes place on Friday, December 7 from 6pm to 11pm at the Novotel Sydney Parramatta.

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2018 VWMA Christmas Lunch

The Victorian Waste Management Association (VWMA) is celebrating the waste and resource recovery sector’s year with a Christmas lunch.

Located at the Carlton Brewhouse, the lunch aims to connect the industry to reflect on the year that was and bring in the holiday cheer.

It will include a three-course meal, gifts and giveaways and a Christmas hamper raffle that will raise money for charity organisation Sacred Heart Mission.

The VWMA has also coordinated with the brewhouse to organise factory tours as a pre-lunch event, with entertainment provided by comedian Lehmo and AFL commentator Dermott Brereton.

The lunch will take place on 30 November, with tickets costing $140 per person not including GST.

ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo

The ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo takes place on the 29 and 30 August at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour Sydney.

The free-to-attend event has expanded, attracting more than 70 local and international exhibitors, with a plan to showcase cutting-edge products and innovative services. The event will also showcase a new Cleaning and Restoration Wing dedicated to the restoration, carpet and upholstery cleaning industries.

  • There is also double the executive education sessions to the last event, with two simultaneous speaker theatres on the show floor offering 28 complimentary sessions. Topics including:
  • Business topics such as the future of selling, tendering tips, occupant wellness hot buttons, human resources/industrial relations liability advice, leveraging business technology and more.
  • Technical topics, including fibre identification, safe chemical handling, preventative maintenance secrets, green cleaning insights and transmission of bacteria in healthcare.
  • Panel discussions taking place between industry stakeholders which will expand the number of professionals for visitors to tap into on topics such as healthcare cleaning needs, company culture and technological trends.

Keynote speaker, John Eales who is hailed as one of the all-time great Rugby Union players will also explain to attendees how they can leverage lessons learnt as one of the game’s most successful captains, along with his business experience, to help attendees find a winning strategy.

The Australasian Waste & Recycling Expo (AWRE) has also co-located with the ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo. ISSA attendees will have access to this exhibition and its complimentary show floor education.

In addition, there will be networking events, workshops, one-on-one consults and more.

Click here to register now for this event.

 

VWMA State Conference

This year’s VWMA State Conference will be held in Victoria’s iconic Yarra Valley on July 31 to 1 August. The conference will bring into sharp focus all things business, industry, community and government related on the topics of waste and resource recovery.

The two-day conference will feature a presentation from Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio on the Victorian Government’s waste and resource recovery agenda.

Where: 

Yarra Valley Lodge
Heritage Avenue, Chirnside Park 3116 Wonga Park

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