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PVC Aus Conference  

PVC Aus Conference

New thinking. New markets. New opportunities

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Vinyl Council of Australia Full Members - SAVE up to $600 off the general pricing rate
Affiliate Members/Government/NFP/Academia - SAVE up to $500 off the general pricing rate
Group Discount Rates are also available for VCA members - 3rd & 4th delegates are half price and the 5th comes FREE. (Email to take this option up)
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Innovations in PVC are continuing to provide significant societal benefits whether it is in climate-resilient construction, major advances in healthcare delivery or safe food production" (Vinyl Council of Australia, 2015).

This inaugural event will provide a fantastic platform to gather leaders in the PVC value chain from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific - sharing industry trends and developments specific to the manufacturing, use and re-use of vinyl.


Dick Doyle - Informa Conferences Dick Doyle, President & CEO, Vinyl Institute
Delanie Bezuidenhout - Informa Conferences Delanie Bezuidenhout, CEO, Southern African Vinyls Association
Shigetaka Seki - Informa Conferences Shigetaka Seki, Executive Director, Vinyl Environmental Council, Japan
Aine Curran - Informa Conferences Aine Curran, President, The Vinyl Institute of Canada
Richard Krock - Informa Conferences Richard Krock, Technical Director, The Vinyl Institute
Zdenek Hruska - Informa Conferences Zdenek Hruska, Public Affairs Senior Manager, ECVM


Lily D'Ambrosio - Informa Conferences Lily D'Ambrosio MP, Minister for Industry, Energy and Resources, Victorian Government
Nigel Sarginson - Informa Conferences Nigel Sarginson, Oxo Europe REACH and Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs Advisor, Exxon Mobil
Ross Pilling - Informa Conferences Ross Pilling, Chairman & Managing Director, BASF Australia & New Zealand
Martin Horell - Informa Conferences Martin Horell, National Accounts Manager - Logistics & Supply Chain, QUBE Logistics
Barbara Nebel - Informa Conferences Barbara Nebel, Managing Director, thinkstep
Nathan Taylor - Informa Conferences Nathan Taylor, Chief Economist, Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA)
Nigel Jones - Informa Conferences Nigel Jones, Market Development Manager, Australian Vinyls
Dieter Klamann - Informa Conferences Dr J.- Dieter Klamann, Technical Manager, Chemson Pacific
Dennis Planner - Informa Conferences Dennis Planner, Product Manager 3D-Printing, Chemson Pacific
Dr Amantha Imber - Informa Conferences Dr Amantha Imber, Head Inventiologist, Inventium
Helen Millicer - Informa Conferences Helen Millicer, Recycling Projects Manager, Vinyl Council of Australia
Sophi Macmillan - Informa Conferences Sophi MacMillan, CEO, Vinyl Council of Australia
Mike O'Shea - Informa Conferences Mike O'Shea, Senior Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
Ian Lilja - Informa Conferences Ian Lilja, Managing Director, Sun Ace Australia
Barbara Butow - Informa Conferences Dr Barbara Butow, Deputy Section Manager, Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Warren McGregor Warren McGregor, CEO, PrefabAUS Limited
Bob Maynes Bob Maynes, Director of Marketing and International Sales, Mathews Brothers Company
Tracy Wakeeld Dr Tracy Wakeeld, Managing Director, Plustec Pty Ltd
Mark Goodsell Mark Goodsell, Director – NSW, Australian Industry Group
Geordan Murray Geordan Murray, Economist, Housing Industry Association

An Australian ground-breaking innovation for PVC with global market potential - to be announced at the inaugural PVC Aus 2016 Conference!

The agenda will feature the following themes:

  • Manufacturing technology and technical advances 
  • New products, materials and additives 
  • Economic and regulatory developments shaping the industry 
  • Supply chain efficiencies and innovation in freight logistics 
  • Demonstrating sustainability and responsible manufacturing and supply chains 
  • End-use market trends and opportunities for industry 
  • Recycling technologies and product development 
  • Globally, what does the future of PVC look like?

PVC Aus 2016 will provide delegates with valuable insights on emerging directions for local and global markets.

View the full agenda here.


Network with your peers, make new business contacts and continue the day's discussions in a relaxed environment. Industry awards will also be presented on the night. VCA Members - $150 + GST | Non-Members - $200 + GST

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