The IWMSA EASTERN CAPE BRANCH PRESENTS: "SURF'S UP... OR IS IT?"

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Eastern Cape Branch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"We Made Plastic. We Depend on It. Now we’re drowning in It."
 – National Geographic

The miracle material has made modern life possible. But more than 40 percent of it is used just once, and it’s choking our waterways, which begs the question; Plastic or Planet???

 

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa’s Eastern Cape Branch cordially invites you to attend the ‘Surfs Up... Or Is It?’ Waste Conference, which will be hosted at the World of Windows venue at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on the 29 October 2019.

The conference will focus on the devastating effects of water pollution and will explore the current challenges faced on a local and global scale. Industry professionals will share valuable research and possible solutions. Exhibitions relative to the marine industry will be on display and local entertainment will be provided.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Alan Stapleton:  Spar Eastern Cape - War on plastic
  • Dylan Bailey:  Bayworld - Numerical models and the science of plastic polution
  • Janine Osborne:  PETCO - The socio-economic benefits of PET recycling in South Africa
  • Theo von Ruben:  IWMSA Eastern Cape - Insights into waste minimisation of ocean-going vessels
  • Shaziyah Laher: Youth student from Nizamiye Al Azhar Institute; Finalist from the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists who represented South Africa at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in USA - Organic biodegradable alternative to plastic
  • Kate Flood: GIBB - Ocean plastic and beach clean-ups data results
  • Lulama Daniels: Department of Economic Development and Environmental Affairs (DEDEA)  - The role of biodegradable plastics in waste management
  • Dr Tony Ribbink: Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) - Zero plastics to the seas of Africa

ATTENDEES WILL ENJOY THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

  • Valuable information sharing
  • Access to industry professionals
  • Targeted networking opportunities
  • Information Packs
  • Prizes
  • Beer Tasting
  • Entertainment
  • Refreshments
  • Cash bar will be available
  • Networking

WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK:

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