Sustainable Materials Management Solutions to Marine Debris

online | 10th of November 2020

Organised by the Global Cooperation and and Training Framework (GCTF), a Taiwanese platform for knowledge exchang, two sessions (3rd November and 10th November) are offered to get insights from experts from different backgrounds from around the world to hear about circular economy solutions and how to reduce marine debris and enhance clean oceans.

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Program November 10

12: 00 Opening Remarks
· Rhiannon Bramer – American Institute in Taiwan
· Hsiang-Wen Huang – Ocean Affairs Council, Director General

12: 05 Keynote ‘The Circular Economy’
Charles Huang – Circular Taiwan Network

12:15 Circular Economy Rapid Presentation Videos
· Eva Luo – Far Eastern New Century Corporation, Senior Manager
· Damon Tsai – Plastics Industry Development Center (PIDC)
· Plastics as a Building Material: Cosmos Lu – SDTI/Super Dragon
· Ports as Blue Economy Incubators: David Yow – Port of San Diego

12:35 VIP Panel Discussion ‘Circular Economy Solutions to Marine Debris’
· Moderated by: Nate Maynard – Waste Not, Why Not podcast, Founder and Host
· Charles Huang – Circular Taiwan Network, Founder
· Freek van Eijk (Holland Circular Hotspot, Managing Director
· Alex Peng – ITRI, Vice President
· Chris Cui – Closed Loop Partners, Asia Programs, Director
· Kathleen Salyer – United States Environmental Protection Agency, Deputy Director

13:35 Closing Remarks
· Stephen Su – ITRI Industry, Science and Technology International Strategy Center (ISTI), Vice President and General Director