Taking place over two days this year’s inspirational programme will feature sessions on key priority areas including Marine Plastics, the Biodegradable Landfill Ban, DRS, Construction Waste, CoPLAR, Market Stability, Scottish Circular Business Innovations and Circular Economics.

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Day 1Day 2

08:45 - 09:30 – Registration

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition Viewing.

09:30 - 10:15 – Ministerial Keynote

Ministerial Address – Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Hosted by – Sally Magnusson

10:15 - 11:00 – The Big Topics – single use, plastics, deposit return systems

Our expert panel will be kicking off the debates with a response to the Cabinet Secretary’s keynote address and tackling the sector’s hottest issues around single-use packaging, plastics, marine litter, and forthcoming policies including Scotland’s deposit return system.

Panellists:

  • Iain Gulland, Chief Executive, Zero Waste Scotland
  • Terry A’Hearn, Chief Executive, SEPA
  • Professor David Wilson MBE, CIWM President

11:00 - 11:30 – Break

Opportunity for Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition Viewing.

11:30 - 12:30 – Interactive Workshops

Choose from four interactive workshop and discuss and debate specific topics with our industry experts.*

*Delegates can choose one session to attend before lunch and a different one after lunch.

Workshop 1:
Deposit Return – Have you got the bottle, and can we do it?
This workshop will focus on what the scheme will look like, and what the impacts of implementation will be.
Facilitator: Professor David Wilson MBE, CIWM President
Workshop 2:
Chinese National Sword, International Markets & Brexit – Barriers or Facilitators?
This workshop will focus on how, and if these external factors will drive market developments closer to home.
Facilitator: Dr Adam Read, External Affairs Director, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK TBC
Workshop 3:
Circular Economy Opportunities in Construction
The Construction and Demolition sector accounts for around 50% of all waste generated in Scotland. Find out how a circular economy approach can offer both financial and environmental benefit for Scotland.
Facilitator: Stephen Good, CEO, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (invited)
Workshop 4:
Litter and Fly-Tipping
Explore the latest developments in how we monitor litter and fly-tipping. Hear good practice case studies and enjoy the opportunity to engage with Zero Waste Scotland, Keep Scotland Beautiful, APSE and third sector partners.
Facilitator: TBC

12:30 - 13:30 – Lunch

Opportunity for Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition Viewing.

13:30 - 14:45 – Interactive Workshops

Choose from four interactive workshop and discuss and debate specific topics with our industry experts.*

*Delegates can choose one session to attend before lunch and a different one after lunch.

Workshop 1:
Deposit Return – Have you got the bottle, and can we do it?
This workshop will focus on what the scheme will look like, and what the impacts of implementation will be.
Facilitator: Professor David Wilson MBE, CIWM President
Workshop 2:
Chinese National Sword, International Markets & Brexit – Barriers or Facilitators?
This workshop will focus on how, and if these external factors will drive market developments closer to home.
Facilitator: Dr Adam Read, External Affairs Director, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK TBC
Workshop 3:
Circular Economy Opportunities in Construction
The Construction and Demolition sector accounts for around 50% of all waste generated in Scotland. Find out how a circular economy approach can offer both financial and environmental benefit for Scotland.
Facilitator: Stephen Good, CEO, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (invited)
Workshop 4:
Litter and Fly-Tipping
Explore the latest developments in how we monitor litter and fly-tipping. Hear good practice case studies and enjoy the opportunity to engage with Zero Waste Scotland, Keep Scotland Beautiful, APSE and third sector partners.
Facilitator: TBC

14:45 - 15:15 – Break

Opportunity for Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition Viewing.

15:15 - 16:30 – Ready – Steady – Ban

In this topical session we’ll focus on the reality, response and readiness of industry to the forthcoming Biodegradable Municipal Waste Landfill Ban.

Main Speakers:
Becs Walker, Head of Materials and Sector Planning, SEPA
Colin MacBean, Head of Zero Waste, Scottish Government

Chair: Linda Ovens, CIWM Scotland Centre

Panellists:

  • Stephen Cooper, Head of Direct Services, Moray Council
  • David McCulloch, Operations Manager, Avondale Environmental Limited
  • Stuart Hayward-Higham, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK

16:30 – Drinks Reception

Stay for drinks, form vital connections and build lasting business relationships with your fellow delegates.

08:45 - 09:30 – Registration

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition Viewing.

09:30 - 11:00 – Keynote Speakers

Mark Shayler, Founder at Ape

Ian Schofield, Own Label & Packaging Manager, Iceland

Hosted by – Sally Magnusson

11:00 - 11:30 – Break

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition Viewing.

11:30 - 12:30 – Interactive Workshops

Choose from three interactive workshop and discuss and debate specific topics with our industry experts.*

*Delegates can choose one session to attend before lunch and a different one after lunch.

Circular Economy Scottish Business Innovations
This workshop will showcase the trailblazing products and initiatives that are moving Scotland to a circular economy.

Hear from the green innovators discussing the challenges and opportunities in transforming business models and modifying supply chains to reshape waste management and recycling approaches.
Facilitator: TBC
Chasing the Circular Economy
Scotland’s latest waste figures show circular economy policy is making a positive impact – but what skills are required to take us to the next stage and how do we acquire them?
Facilitator: TBC
Zero Waste Towns
Take this opportunity to find out about the Zero Waste Town movement and hear first-hand from those actively involved in engaging with communities and developing innovative approaches to reducing waste.
Facilitator: TBC

12:30 - 13:30 – Lunch

Opportunity for Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition Viewing.

13:30 - 14:45 – Interactive Workshops

Choose from three interactive workshop and discuss and debate specific topics with our industry experts.*

*Delegates can choose one session to attend before lunch and a different one after lunch.

Circular Economy Scottish Business Innovations
This workshop will showcase the trailblazing products and initiatives that are moving Scotland to a circular economy.

Hear from the green innovators discussing the challenges and opportunities in transforming business models and modifying supply chains to reshape waste management and recycling approaches.
Facilitator: TBC
Chasing the Circular Economy
Scotland’s latest waste figures show circular economy policy is making a positive impact – but what skills are required to take us to the next stage and how do we acquire them?
Facilitator: TBC
Zero Waste Towns
Take this opportunity to find out about the Zero Waste Town movement and hear first-hand from those actively involved in engaging with communities and developing innovative approaches to reducing waste.
Facilitator: TBC

14:45 - 15:15 – Break

Refreshments, Networking & Exhibition Viewing.

15:15 - 15:45 – Keynote Speaker

Kate Raworth, Creator of Doughnut Economics (invited)

15:45 - 16:30 – Panel Debate

Panel will respond to ideas raised by Kate Raworth

Panellists:

TBC

16:30 – Close

Conference closes

Contact us

Delegate Places and Award Entries: Email victoria.knight@ciwm.co.uk or call 01604 823342
Exhibition, Sponsorship & Dinner Places: Email ginny.hunter@ciwm.co.uk or call 01604 823346

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