Infrastructure’s role in driving a circular economy – with recycled and reused materials at the forefront – will be explored at a Melbourne conference in September.
The Greener Infrastructure Conference, convened by ecologiQ, will also examine how governments at all levels can use procurement and policy to change how waste is used.
Keynote speakers will include Victorian deputy Premier Jacinta Allan, world-renowned recycling revolutionary Professor Veena Sahajwalla, and the Chief Engineer of Engineers Australia, Jane MacMaster.
Australian Council of Recyclers CEO Suzanne Toumbourou will also be speaking at the two-day conference on 6-7 September.
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In other events news, the 2022 Australian Disaster Resilience Conference will be held in Adelaide on 24-25 August.
Under the theme “Resilience in a riskier world: adapting and transforming for the future”, a diverse and passionate line-up of keynote speakers, presenters and panels will provide delegates with two full days of content spread across two streams.
Following the conference, the National Recovery Forum on 26 August is a free event that will bring people involved in disaster recovery together to share knowledge and ideas for communities to recover well from disasters.
Registrations for both events are now open.