Come to hear leaders from Australia and across the world talk about the latest developments in circular economy.
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
University of Technology Sydney (NEW SOUTH WALES)
Monique Retamal is a Research Principal at the Institute for Sustainable Futures, with ten years’ experience in urban sustainability research. She is completing an interdisciplinary PhD on the prospects for emerging business models such as the sharing economy and collaborative consumption to contribute to sustainable consumption goals in Southeast Asia.
AUSTRALIA POST (VICTORIA)
Andrew Sellick is head of Environment Sustainability at Australia Post. He has spent much of his career helping some of Australia’s best known companies to create more good for the environment and ultimately creating better outcomes for their customers and community.
FLINDERS UNIVERSITY (SOUTH AUSTRALIA)
John Spoehr is a highly regarded economist with a long track record researching, commentating and leading in South Australia. He has over 25 years' experience as a social and economic analyst focussing on employment and industry policy, inequality and social justice.
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY (NEW SOUTH WALES)
Simran is a doctoral candidate at Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM), and her research interests lie in the circular economy, with a focus on fast industrialising nations and economies.
PRIMORDIA MUSHROOMS (SOUTH AUSTRALIA)
Michael Taylor is an entrepreneur and mycologist, an expert in the branch of biology focussing on the study of fungi. He is the founder and owner of Primordia Mushrooms, which grows gourmet mushrooms on low value waste materials that are generally discarded or difficult to use.
PEATS SOIL AND GARDEN SUPPLIES (SOUTH AUSTRALIA)
Peter Wadewitz has focussed on organics recycling for 45 years. A literal hotbed of innovation, Peter's business, Peats Soil and Garden Supplies, has developed solutions that touch on many stages of the organics recycling process.
TONSLEY INNOVATION DISTRICT, RENEWAL SA (SOUTH AUSTRALIA)
Matt Waltho has guided the Tonsley Innovation District redevelopment to achieve the world leading 6-star Green Star Communities certification. He is responsible for developing and implementing strategies and managing projects for the Tonsley Innovation District in support of maintaining its 6-Star Green Star - Communities certification.
BlockCycle (NEW SOUTH WALES)
Phillip turned his back on a corporate career, and is now on the radar of Coca-Cola as a start-up entrepreneur. He is poised to tackle Coke's biggest global challenges in sustainability with blockchain technology.
TELSTRA ENTERPRISE (VICTORIA)
Glen Winkler is State General Manager, South Australia and Northern Territory at Telstra Enterprise. He is focused on delivering creative technology solutions to public sector and large enterprise organisations and will share his insights on Telstra’s Electronics Reuse and Recycling Strategy – ‘Unlocking Hidden Value’, as well as progress on mobile phone leasing and recycling.
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY (NEW SOUTH WALES)
Simon Wright is a PhD Candidate researching business models of future value chains at the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology in Sydney.
Philip is Chairman of Titomic (ASX TTT), which utilises a new process of kinetic fusion to usher in the beginning of industrial scale additive manufacturing. He is also founding Executive Chairman of Innovyz and the Innovyz Institute, which commercialise technology in advanced manufacturing, resources, energy, water, waste and recycling, agribusiness, health and wellness, and applied technology.