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International Stewardship Forum

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Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

27 O'Connell Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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The Global Product Stewardship Council (GlobalPSC), supported by the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, is staging an international forum on product stewardship to gain practical insights from product stewardship and extended producer responsibility programs across a broad range of products and substances.

The forum will help inform the Australian Government’s review of the Product Stewardship Act 2011 (Act) and comprise two days of presentations, panel discussions and Q&A on 4-5 April 2018 in Sydney featuring key international and Australian speakers, followed by one day of exclusive invitation-only modified Chatham House discussions. A networking reception will also be held the evening of 4 April.

Confirmed international speakers include:

  • Peter Börkey, Principal Administrator – Environment Directorate of OECD
  • Pascal Leroy, Secretary General of WEEE Forum (Europe and globally)
  • Mark Dempsey, UK Sustainability Manager of HP Inc.
  • Cheri Scholtz, Chief Executive Officer of PET Recycling Company (PETCO) (South Africa)
  • Laurence Bouret, Déléguée Générale of DASTRI (France)
  • Doug Woodring, founder of Plasticity Forum and Ocean Recovery Alliance (Hong Kong and globally)
  • Chris van Rossem, Director, Technical Advisory Services of Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance (CSSA)
  • Rodrigo Leiva Neumann, Gerente of Valoryza (Chile)
  • Andrea Chmielinski, Principal of Steward Wise (Canada)
  • Michelle Carvell, Chief Operating Officer of Lorax Compliance Ltd (UK)
  • Steve Claus, Business Developer & Advisory Manager of Green Crossroads (Africa, Europe, Latin America)

The forum is designed to maximise engagement with stakeholders, both to broaden input to the review and to encourage greater involvement in product stewardship. Product stewardship approaches across the spectrum from purely voluntary approaches to regulatory frameworks will be considered. Presentations and discussions will be reflected in an Issues and Options Paper to help capture the extensive international expertise available.

Registered attendees will receive details for an event app with program information, speaker bios and key downloads. Registered attendess will also receive details to receive a 20% discount off the book Product Stewardship in Action by Helen Lewis.

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