Program

Wednesday 1 August 2018
Registration, Tea and Coffee
0800

0900
Welcome and housekeeping
Craig Reucassel, War on Waste

0915
Opening address
Anissa Levy, Acting Chair and CEO, NSW EPA

0930
Welcome from KAB NSW
Val Southam, Chief Executive, KAB NSW

0945
In your Heads, and on the Ground – What’s the latest litter data and social research telling us?
Sharon Owens, NSW EPA, Stuart Clark, Ipsos and Nick Hunter, Papermoose

1020
Questions and discussion

Morning Tea Break
1030

1100
Minister’s address
The Hon. Gabrielle Upton, Minister for the Environment

1115
Parramatta River Litter – Whose responsibility is it and what are we doing about it?
Amanda Bombaci, WSROC & Nicole Collas, Cumberland Council

1135
Seabin Project’s “whole solution” proposal for ocean conservation and sustainability
Pete Ceglinski, Seabin Group

1155
PICITUP Mid North Coast
Jem Hansen, 360green

1215
Questions and discussion

Lunch Break
1230

1315
Sponsor presentation

1320
Scoring the Need for a Litter Bin – A decision tool for Local Government
David Kuhn, SSROC & Tanya Henley, Jacobs

1340
Panel: Extending the impact of clean up
Facilitated by: Rob Curnow, Community Change

1410
Questions and discussion

Afternoon Tea Break
1430

1500
Understanding and utilising the KAB National Litter Index
John Phillips, KESAB

1520
Digitising your Litter Data – The Local Litter Check is going online
John Lavarack, NSW EPA

1540
Field trialling BinSpring to contain waste in MGBs
Greg Lomax, BinSpring

1600
How science can help with your litter problem
Dr Krista Verlis & Dr Scott Wilson, Macquarie University

1620
Questions and discussion

1640
Kazzie Award Launch

1650
Day One Wrap Up

Close Day 1
1700

1700 – 1900
Networking Event
The networking event is a fantastic opportunity to mingle with other delegates and the congress speakers whilst enjoying drinks and canapés.

Thursday 2 August 2018
Registration, Tea and Coffee
0830

0900
Cigarette Butt Litter Reduction Behaviour Change Trial– What works in changing smoker’s disposal behaviour?
Rupert Saville, NSW EPA

0915
No butts about it
Cameron Pensini, Queanbeyan-Palering Regional Council

0930
Butts, benches and big opportunities
Lara Barclay & Victoria Arthur, Adaptation Environment Support

0945
A finely tuned regional approach to reducing cigarette butt litter at the source
Wendy Xing & Guada Lado, WSROC

1000
Questions and discussion

Morning Tea Break
1030

1100
Looking beyond 2020 – A question for all of us – Can we ‘own it and act’?
Sharon Owens, NSW EPA

1120
Panel: What next? What do we do with all these learnings?
Sharon Owens, Rob Curnow and other leading litter practitioners

1200
Questions and discussion

Lunch Break
1230

1315
All eyes on Blacktown – Reducing takeaway litter through enforcement and fast food outlet partnerships
Brendon Andrei, Blacktown City Council

1335
Canada Bay’s War on Dog Poo: Bag It Bin It
Anne Claire Collee, City of Canada Bay

1350
Litter Reduction Program at Cumberland Schools – A case study from Lidcombe Public School
Alina Tamrakar Maskey, Cumberland Council & Hayley Durham, KAB NSW

1405
Questions and discussion

Afternoon Tea Break
1430

1500
Panel: Bill Posters – Vibrant public information or outdated communication platform?
Facilitated by: Phil Molyneaux

1520
Good for the Hood, a journey for your average nobody
Joanne Taranto & Corina Seeto, Good for the Hood

1530
Providing cut through in litter education
Juliet Scrine, Eaton Gorge Theatre Company

1600
Questions and discussion

1620
Congress Wrap Up

Congress Close
1630

 

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