APPA End-of-Year Hui 2021

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Join us December 2nd and 3rd for presentations and discussions from researchers, businesses, policy makers, artists and those interested in working together to mitigate and prevent plastic pollution in Aotearoa and Oceania. The 2nd annual APPA hui provides a platform for the community to come together and present their research and ideas and a space for collaboration and connection.

Join us on Zoom here

Presentations will span both mornings, 9am-12:30pm at the Old Government Buildings, Pipitea Campus, Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington. We will also stream presentations online for those unable to travel to Wellington (Zoom link will be provided closer to the time).

Thursday 2 December – Lecture Theatre 3 (GBLT3), Ground Floor
Friday 3 December – Lecture Theatre 4 (GBLT4), First Floor

Presentations topics include:
– The role of airborne microplastics in a changing climate
– Creative Responses to Plastic Pollution
– The road to a binding global plastic pollution treaty
– Using science to inform business decisions and promote behaviour change
– Plastics and marine debris across the ocean floor in New Zealand waters
– Litter Intelligence and citizen science
– Microplastic concentrations in Wellington streams

And more…

See the full programme here!

Workshops to follow in the afternoon from 2-4pm (costs included in ticket price).

Dinner to follow on Thursday December 2nd. Venue to be determined (cost not included as part of this ticket).

Everyone is welcome to attend the hui. Attend as many or as few presentations and workshops as you wish. Will be held in person and online if alert levels allow. If not, the event will be online only. A Zoom link will be provided closer to the time.

Facebook event page here

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Liam Prince

Liam Prince

Chair of APPA // Founding Director, along with partner Hannah Blumhardt, of The Rubbish Trip, a fulltime zero waste roadshow offering presentations and workshops to community groups, schools, organisations and households across New Zealand about how and why individuals can reduce their waste footprint. Our talks are based on our own research and experience having lived without a rubbish bin since the beginning of 2015.

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