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On 26 June 2023, UNSW Vice Chancellor Prof Attila Brungs will make a keynote speech at the Australian Circular Economy Forum 2023 highlighting various SMaRT Centre innovative recycling technology breakthroughs.
Among many UNSW capabilities in sustainability, climate change and decarbonbisation efforts, Prof Brungs will give updates on SMaRT technologies for Green SteelTM Polymer Injection TechnologyTM and our some of our MICROfactorieTM Technologies.
UNSW is knowledge partner for the event, which states:
The Australian government has set an ambitious target to achieve a national circular economy by 2030, establishing a Ministerial Advisory Group of experts to steer reforms at all levels of society. This will drive innovation, make industries more efficient, build onshore manufacturing and create new, green jobs and economic growth. All of this will require rapid transformation, huge investment and a clear pathway with targets for all stakeholders to deliver.
The 2nd Australian Circular Economy Forum, an official side event of the World Circular Economy Forum, will address this by bringing together leaders from government, business, investors, academia and NGOs to discuss the circular economy 2030 opportunity and produce recommendations for a national roadmap. Participants will share evidence-based progress and commitments and recommend the most urgent breakthroughs needed to deliver the 2030 goal.
Five discussion groups at the forum will cover industry & innovation, finance, technology, policy and precincts & infrastructure. Recommendations from these groups will be published in report, shared with the Australian government and presented to a wider audience for collaboration and action at the Impact X Summit Sydney ’23 in November. Download the agenda