The ground-breaking conference is back.


Australia’s first circular economy conference is back for a second year.

In 2017 Powering the change attracted delegates from every state and territory, and 9 different countries.

Don’t miss Powering the change 2018:

  • International speakers

  • Local solutions

  • More opportunities to connect

Our themes for 2018 will be:

  • Advances in technology

  • Access to finance

  • Urbanisation

  • Policy landscape

  • working with customers

  • making your assets sweat

  • finding partners in your supply chain

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Last year’s inaugural event

In 2017, Powering the change was the first conference to be dedicated to circular economy.

Browse our photo gallery to look back - or to find out what you might have missed!

Missed Powering the change in ’17? Join us in Nov ‘18 for the latest in circular economy from Australia and across the globe.


who comes to powering the change

Business … to be inspired by international and Australian business leaders in circular economy, meet experts and partners who can help projects come alive, and connect with policy makers.

Researchers … to connect with Australian and international businesses and policy makers, discover new initiatives, and share expertise.

Policy makers … to engage with leading researchers and industry players in the one place, hear how environmental and economic agendas are connecting across the globe, and discover how to bring cutting edge collaboration to your jurisdiction.


About the conference

Powering the change was the first Australasian conference entirely dedicated to the challenges of implementing the circular economy.

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About Circular Economy

It’s good for business and good for the economy, with the potential to save material costs, stimulate growth and boost jobs, all while reducing environmental impacts. So how do we define 'circular economy'?

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