08:15

Registration

08:50

Session Chair: Desirae Kirby, Oji Fibre Solutions
Welcome by Appita NZ Section Chair –
Scott Cole, Valmet Technologies and Services AB.

09:00

Keynote Presentation: The Circular Economy Opportunity for the Pulp and Paper Industry. Debbie O’Byrne, Director, Circular Business Solutions.

09:45

Key Note Presentation: The Circular Economy: Re-thinking Recycling or Policy Regurgitated? Murray Parrish, Vice-President, Packaging, employed by Carter Holt Harvey (now Oji Fibe Solutions), New Zealand.

10:30

Morning Tea

11:00

Oji Fibre Solutions Tasman Mill’s New Evaporator Set, Thomas Knight, Index Engineering and Luke van Dijk, Oji Fibre Solutions Tasman Mill.

11:30

Return Recycle Reuse - Can it really happen with plastics. Owen Embling, Managing Director, Convex.

12:00

Towards Circular Economy. Dr Ferran de Miguel Mercader, Sustainability Business Partner, Laminex New Zealand.

12:30

Lunch

 

Session Chair: Kim McGrouther, Scion

13:20

Appita Presidential Address. Stephen Parkinson, Project & Innovation Manager, ABBE Corrugated - Appita President

13:30

BioSteps – the transition to a sustainable bio-based economy. Stephen Parkinson, Project & Innovation Manager, ABBE Corrugated

14:00

Designing the Future and the Rotorua Circular Experiment. Arron Judson, General Manager Marketing & Partnerships, Scion

14:30

Is Water Use Reduction Still Relevant in P & P Mills – An update on process closure with reference to the circular economy. Tony Johnson, Technical Director, Beca AMEC.

15:00

Afternoon Tea

15:30

How LCA, Circular Economy and Cradle to Cradle Fit Together. Dr Barbara Nebel, CEO, thinkstep Australasia

16:00

Biomass Powered Saw Milling. Anthony Garea, Site Project and Electrical Engineer, Red Stag Timber.

16:30

Project Show Case
R
esource Efficiency-Scrubber System Chemical Reduction Project. Louann Hurrell, Environmental Coordinator, Oji Fibre Solutions Tasman.

Unusual Things Found in Recycling at Penrose. Tim Wright, Shift Foreman, Oji Fibre Solutions Penrose.

17:00

Conference Wrap-up by Desirae Kirby and Kim McGrouther

18:30

Evening Function
Dinner at the Distinction Hotel (Drinks 18:30, Dinner 19:00)