Food Waste Webinar

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National Food Waste Strategy Feasibility Study Launch

Australia wastes 7.6 million  tonnes of food every year, with 51% in the consumption end of the supply chain. Households are throwing away between $2,000 and $2,500 worth of food per year. 

The results of the National Food Waste Strategy Feasibility Study are in and yes, it is feasible to halve Australia’s food waste by 2030, but it will require unprecedented action by governments, industry and the community.


Join the team from the Food and Agribusiness Growth Centre, trading as FIAL, to learn how everyone in the food supply chain can contribute to recovering food and reducing waste. 

 

The Hon Trevor Evans MP, Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management,  will launch the National Food Waste Strategy Feasibility Study.  Edge Environment, study consultants, will provide an overview of findings followed by a Panel providing research, state government and retail perspectives.

Thursday 2nd September, 2021

12:30pm AEST (Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney)

Australia - via Zoom

Registrations close at 2pm on Wednesday 1st September, 2021

Information

Format: Webinar
Session duration: 90 minutes

Price

Free - limited spots available

Registrations closed

Agenda

 TIMEDESCRIPTIONSPEAKERS
 12:30Open
Carolyn Cameron
General Manager Food Sustainability  | FIAL
 12:30 - 12:40WelcomeDr Mirjana Prica
Managing Director | FIAL
 12:40 - 12:50Offical launch
 The Hon Trevor Evans MP

Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management

12:50 - 13:20 Presentation of key resultsMax Van Biene
Head of Sustainability Strategy | Edge Environment 
 13:20 - 13:50 Panel:  How will these results influence your sector's objectives and programs?
Dr Steven Lapidge
CEO | Fight Food Waste CRC
Amanda Kane
Organics Manager | NSW EPA
Mischa Hutchinson
National Food Waste Program Manager | Woolworths
13:50 -  14:00Questions and Close
Carolyn Cameron
General Manager Food Sustainability  | FIAL

Host

Carolyn Cameron

General Manager Food Sustainability
FIAL

Carolyn has over 40 years of experience in environmental and strategic planning as an academic, consultant and public sector manager for state and national governments. Carolyn has worked for FIAL over the last few years, taking the lead on the food waste strategy.

Panel Presenters

Max Van Biene

Head of Sustainability Strategy
Edge Environment

Max has over 12 years strategic consulting experience across the corporate and government sectors, specialising in organisational sustainability strategy, ESG advisory and the delivery of complex multistakeholder sector-wide transformation projects.

Dr Steven Lapidge

CEO
Fight Food Waste CRC

Dr Steven Lapidge is the inaugural CEO of Fight Food Waste Ltd, which incorporates the Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre and Stop Food Waste Australia.

Amanda Kane

Organics Manager
NSW 
EPA

Amanda Kane manages the NSW Government’s $105 million program to get food waste out of landfill, including action to reduce it, increase recycling, boost donation and develop markets for the end product.

Mischa Hutchinson

National Food Waste Program Manager
Woolworths

Mischa Hutchinson is the Food Waste Program Manager for Woolworths and has spent the last 18 months working closely with the FFW CRC on reducing food waste within Woolworths stores, and identifying the opportunities upstream.

For further enquiries regarding this event, please send us an email at info@fial.com.au

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