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Missed speakers or topics in parallel sessions? Couldn't join us for the conference?
You have another opportunity to connect and participate on circular economy - this Friday and online!
Arup are absolutely committed to the transition to a circular economy.
In the following video Richard Boyd, Senior Engineer at Arup, states that while the ideas behind a circular economy have, in different forms, been around since the 1970s, it is only now that we are beginning to understand and are able to realise their full economic, environmental and social potential.
One of the biggest challenges industry will face is ensuring a secure supply chain. There will be a scarcity of resources caused by a rapidly rising global population. We have envisioned a future where industry has been re-engineered and redesigned so products and manufacturing processes can be completed without waste...
We're thrilled to welcome Dr Bronwyn Laycock to Powering the change to present an academic key note on the subject that seems to be everyone's lips: plastics.
We're delighted that Amélie Rouvin and Carmel Dollison will be joining us at Powering the change.
Day one of the Powering the change conference features a packed double-bill considering how we can retain and preserve value in buildings, while still accommodating the needs of the future.
We're pleased to welcome Carol Lemmens to the Powering the change conference in November. Carol leads Arup’s Global Advisory Services business and spearheads their circular economy work.
Powering the change takes place at Tonsley Innovation District - the perfect location for Australia’s first conference dedicated to the circular economy.
"My role is as far as the circular economy is concerned is to find new products and develop new products for the organisation as part of its automotive diversification and to look at ways of improving the whole of life aspect of the product from inception, with recycled materials, through to recycling, at the end of life.
"The reason why the Circular Economy is important to me as a person is, it’s about the future. I mean we know that we can’t continue consuming resources the way we do. It makes sense from so many different perspectives: an environmental perspective, a job’s perspective, climate change perspective, a food-security perspective…