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2ND SUSTAINABILITY FORUM
Green Horizons: Pioneering Sustainable Solutions for a Thriving Planet

24 - 25 September 2024
Melbourne Marriott Hotel Docklands

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09:00 - 09:10

Opening Remarks 

Welcome to the conference and an overview of the day's events

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09:10 - 09:40

Keynote Address: "The Future of Sustainability: 2024-2030"

09:40 - 10:10

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Panelists:

 

Ken Lunty  

Technical Director, Sustainability

Arcadis

Vaibhav Gaikwad

Head of Sustainability

ELK

 

Stephanie Thoo

General Manager Innovation & Sustainability

Pro-Pac Group Pty Limited

Panel Discussion Collaborative Sustainability: Driving Change Across Industries for 2024-2030

                          

How collaboration can accelerate progress toward sustainability goals 

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10:10 - 10:40

Powering the Future: A Deep Dive into Renewable Energy Solutions 

 

This session explores various renewable energy sources (solar, wind, geothermal, etc.) with a focus on advancements in technology, grid integration, and cost competitiveness

10:40 - 11:00

Morning Coffee Break and Networking Session

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11:00 - 11:30

Case Study: Rio Tinto's Kennecott Mine – Embracing Sustainability in Copper Production

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11:30 - 12:00

Using Spatial Computing and Design to Decarbonize Two Big Global Brands and Enable Circular Economy! 

12:00 - 13:00

Lunch Break and Networking Session

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13:30 - 13:30

Beyond Disclosure: Leveraging Physical Risk Assessments for Long-Term Sustainability

Rick Lord

Head of Methodology Innovation | ESG Innovation and Analytics

S&P Global Sustainable 1

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13:30 - 14:00

From Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Systems in a Net-Zero World

Global food and agriculture companies are ramping up

sustainability programs to redress their climate and nature impacts, but very few are on track to meet their lofty commitments. This session will navigate the key enablers and obstacles in the transition to net-zero, including technology, policy, and flows of finance.

Alexander Liddington

Sustainable Agriculture Analyst

BloomberNEF

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14:00 - 14:30

The Future of Food: Sustainable Agriculture

The agriculture industry is adopting sustainable practices to mitigate climate impacts, with a focus on regenerative agriculture and emissions reduction. This session will explore general approaches in sustainable agriculture, providing specific examples from livestock and cropping. We will then delve into the beef industry and supply chains, highlighting Greenham’s innovative initiatives. Join us to understand the key interventions driving sustainability in agriculture.

Jessica Loughland

Livestock Supply Chain Manager

Greenham

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14:30 - 15:00

Sustainable Urban Planning: The Road to 2030

Dr. Payam Ghadirian

Enterprise Data Manager

Austroads

15:00 - 15:30

Afternoon Coffee Break and Networking Session

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15:30 - 16:00

Case Study: Waste Management and the Circular Economy - Lessons from WSP

 

Valentina Petrone

Australia Circular Economy – Associate Director – Waste Management & Circular Economy

WSP

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16:00 - 16:30

Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Planning for 2030

Alison Dilger

Director, Sustainability & Climate Change

Aurecon

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16:30 - 17:00

Water Conservation in the Face of Climate Change: Strategies for a Sustainable Future

Scott Tonkin

Principal Environmental Sustainability Advisor

Eden Future

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17:00 - 17:10

Closing Remarks Chairperson

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