2024 Program

Wednesday 5 June 2024

0830 - 0915, Wed 5 June 2024 | Demo Day Registration (Sea World Resort Foyer)
0915 - 1630, Wed 5 June 2024 | Demonstration Day

The Demonstration Day buses are scheduled to depart Sea World Resort from 9:00 – 9:30am and will return between 4:30 – 5:00pm.
NOTE: For safety reasons, delegates may not drive themselves to the location, all delegates MUST arrive and depart via the coach from Sea World.

SEE EQUIPMENT IN ACTION AT THE AORA DEMONSTRATION DAY

Sponsored by:

See grinders, screens, turners and other equipment in operation with live demonstrations and take the opportunity to see the equipment up close, compare different models and meet with suppliers all in the one place.

On display will be:

  • Grinders and Shredders
  • Screens
  • Windrow Turners
  • Loaders
  • Excavators
  • Mobile Picking Stations
  • and more…

All participants are required to wear long pants and steel capped safety boots. Hard hats and safety vests will be provided along with lunch and afternoon tea. We recommend you bring a hat and water bottle.

1730 - 1930, Wed 5 June 2024 | Networking Function

Sea World Conference Centre

Join us after the Demonstration Day for an evening of drinks, canapes and networking with the exhibitors, speakers, sponsors and other attendees.

Sponsored by:

Dress: Casual

Tickets: Included in full registrations or optional event for $125. Please indicate on the registration form if you wish to attend this function and the ticket will be added to your invoice.

Thursday 6 June 2024

0800 - 0830, Thu 6 June 2024 | Registration, tea and coffee

Sea World Conference Centre

0830 - 1030, Thu 6 June 2024 | Opening Plenary
0830 Welcome and housekeeping
John McKew, NEO – Australian Organics Recycling Association
0840 Official welcome
Charlie Emery, Chair – Australian Organics Recycling Association
0850 Opening address
Speaker, Organisation
0900 INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE: Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
0930 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1000 Questions and discussion
1030 - 1100, Thu 6 June 2024 | Morning tea break
1100 - 1230, Thu 6 June 2024 | Session Title
1100 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1120 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1140 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1200 Questions and discussion
1230 - 1330, Thu 6 June 2024 | Lunch
1330 - 1500, Thu 6 June 2024 | Panel: A Common Vision

This panel session will explore the synergies and differences in State Government visions, strategies and policies for the organics industry across Australia. 

Panelists include:

  • Cara McNicol, Queensland Government
  • Hugh Christie, Tasmanian Waste and Resource Recovery Board
  • Mark Bannister, EPA Victoria
  • Jessica Wundke, Zero Waste SA
  • Asela Atapattu, NSW Environment Protection Authority
1500 - 1530, Thu 6 June 2024 | Afternoon tea break
1530 - 1700, Thu 6 June 2024 | Session Title
1530 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1550 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1610 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1630 Questions and discussion
1900 - 2230, Thu 6 June 2024 | Conference Dinner

Sea World Plaza

The Conference Dinner is traditionally a highlight in the AORA Annual Conference program and provides an opportunity for the participants to relax and engage in the type of networking that is vital to furthering the recycled organics industry.

Sponsored by:

Dress: Business / Smart Casual

Tickets: Included in full registrations or optional event for $200. Please indicate on the registration form if you wish to attend this function and the ticket will be added to your invoice.

Friday 7 June 2024

0745 - 0830, Fri 7 June 2024 | Shark Bay Tour (Optional)

Meet in the Sea World Resort Lobby at 7:45am

All conference delegates are invited to participate in a private tour of Sea World’s award-winning Shark Bay.

Be amazed by the magical display of tropical fish, rays and other bottom-dwellers in the stunning Tropical Reef Lagoon – it’s like a piece of the Great Barrier Reef on the Gold Coast. You’ll come face to face with the impressive sharks that will glide past the huge windows offering a glimpse into the world of one of the ocean’s top predators in the massive Shark Lagoon. This two-level exhibit offers incredible viewing both topside and underwater, as well as a snorkel lagoon and a shark pool full of awe-inspiring beauty.

Dress: Smart Casual

Tickets: Complimentary. For planning purposes, please indicate on your registration form if you wish to participate in the tour.

0830 - 0900, Fri 7 June 2024 | Registration, tea and coffee
0900 - 1100, Fri 7 June 2024 | Session Title
0900 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
0930 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
0950 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1010 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1030 Questions and discussion
1100 - 1130, Fri 7 June 2024 | Morning tea break
1130 - 1300, Fri 7 June 2024 | Session Title
1100 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1120 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1140 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1200 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1220 Questions and discussion
1300 - 1400, Fri 7 June 2024 | Lunch
1400 - 1600, Fri 7 June 2024 | Session Title
1400 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1420 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1440 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1500 Presentation title
Speaker, Organisation
1520 Questions and discussion
1550 Conference wrap up and closing remarks
Charlie Emery, Chair – Australian Organics Recycling Association

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The organisers reserve the right to change, without notice, any or all of these details.

Thank you to our 2024 Conference Supporters

AORA would like to acknowledge our National Sponsors who play an active role in realising our vision: