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Circularity 2023 is looking for expert speakers

By Liam Taylor 18 May 2023

Help lead the conversation on Australia's transition to a circular economy at Circularity 2023, brought to you by Planet Ark’s Australian Circular Economy Hub.

Circularity 2023 is calling speakers to share their knowledge and expertise in the circular economy for the annual two-day conference taking place on 20-21 November 2023 at the Grand Hyatt, Melbourne. The event aims to inspire, promote and light the spark of action and innovation needed to transition to the circular economy.

Circular economy practitioners, business and government leaders, sustainability professionals, environment & sustainability manager, and academics will come together to discuss the latest topics, trends and legislation regarding the implementation of the circular economy in Australia and the Asia Pacific.


This year's focus

The event will delve deeper into circular principles and the current landscape, with this year’s focus being turning practical learnings into action and implementing systems change into a range of business models.

This year, a mix of focused discussions, collaborative workshops and interactive sessions will aim to inspire innovative thinking and identify practical steps and applications for businesses and organisations.

What will be covered?

Circularity’s conference sessions will cover:

  • Barriers to implementation

  • Circular Business models

  • Circular design

  • Finance and investment

  • Metrics for business and government

  • Renewable energy

  • Resource extraction

  • Technology and Innovation

  • Systems thinking

  • Behaviour Change

  • Circular procurement

  • Education

  • Local and global policy landscape

  • Research

  • Regenerating nature

  • The built environment

  • Textiles

If you are interested in being considered for a session or panel, please submit your application. Should your area of interest not be listed above, we still invite you to apply.

All applications will be reviewed, and successful applicants will be contacted by the Circularity team in June 2023.

Please note, presentations are educational and not biased toward any company or product.

Presenters participate on a voluntary basis – we welcome your application.

Submissions close on 15 June at 11:59pm (AEST).


Liam Taylor
Prior to joining Planet Ark Liam spent his time studying global environmental issues, travelling Southeast Asia on the cheap and working for a sustainable property management company in Bali, Indonesia. Joining the communications team at Planet Ark, he hopes to inspire positive environmental behaviour through effective and positive messaging.