Seminar Program


Day 1 – Thursday 20 February 2020

3-3.30pm                  Registration   
3.30pm                    The Transparency Project                 Dr Robert Crocker & Professor Martin Shanahan, UniSA 
                                Opening – Welcome                          Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, UniSA

                                 Keynote (Research)                          Professor Veena Sahajwalla, UNSW      

                                 Keynote (Industry)                            Brooke Donnelly, APCO     
6-7pm                      Opening Event & Networking     


Day 2 – Friday 21 February 2020

8.30-9am                   Registration 

                                  Key Note (Research)                       Professor Robert Costanza, ANU 

10-10.30am               Morning Tea 

10.30-12.30pm           Parallel Sessions                              See program below, level 6 Hawke Building

12.30-1.30pm            Lunch 

                                  Key Note (Industry)                           Dr Brandon Gien, Good Design Australia 

                                  Key Note (Industry)                           Dr Robert Gianello, Planex 

3.30-4pm                   Afternoon tea 

                                  Panel – Seminar Conclusion            Moderator: Dr Robert Crocker
                                                                                            Panel: Karina Clarke, Carol Tilt, Paul Huxtable,
                                                                                            Brandon Gien, Vaughan Levitzke & Veena Sahajwalla                                                        

                                  Key Note (Industry) &
                                  Closing Speech                                 Vaughan Levitzke, GISA 

6pm                           Close


Announced Speakers

Dr Ian Overton, Deputy CE, Green Industries SA
Measuring the Circular Economy – towards company and product metrics to empower consumers

Dr Zoe Doubleday, ARC Future Fellow, Future Industries Institute, UniSA
Establishing a global framework to trace the provenance of seafood and combat fraud – can we do it?

Anthony Peyton, Director, PREP Design
PREP: increasing transparency of packaging recyclability

Genevieve Cother, Business Development Manager, The Action Learning Institute,
What SME manufacturers want: communicating environmental impacts to non-specialist product designers

Rose Read, Director and Co-Founder, Ewaste Watch Institute
Next Level Policy Shifts to Address Electronic Waste in Australia

Charles Ling, PhD Candidate, UniSA
Modelling the carbon footprints of food waste diversion options in Melbourne, Australia

Niki Wallace, PhD Candidate, UniSA
Building communities through networks of transparent food systems

Janet Salem, PhD Candidate, University of Sydney and Programme Officer, UNEP
Policies towards sustainable lifestyles in Asia

Dr Aaron Davis, UniSA
Blockchain-based transparency in the building industry: A potential symbiosis between BIM, LCA and DLT

Dr Li Meng, UniSA
Consumer preferences and farmer’s sustainable growth: Sustainable indicators and measurements

Prof. Eileen Webb, UniSA
What happens to end-of-life solar PV panels and why does it matter? Developing a legal and policy framework regulating the efficient and environmentally sustainable elimination of solar PV waste

Dr Robert Crocker, UniSA
Transparency and the Paradox of Growth


Program Day 1 and 2


Program Parallel Sessions


Please note that changes to the program can be made without prior notice. Please check the website for latest updates or contact the organiser if you have any questions.