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SPE Upcoming Events

  • Visit to Cleanaway Resource Recovery and Circular Plastics Manufacturing
    Visit to Cleanaway Resource Recovery and Circular Plastics Manufacturing
    Mon, 18 Mar
    Cleanaway Plastic Recovery Facility
    18 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm AEDT
    Cleanaway Plastic Recovery Facility, 32 Gilbertson Rd, Laverton North VIC 3026, Australia
    18 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm AEDT
    Cleanaway Plastic Recovery Facility, 32 Gilbertson Rd, Laverton North VIC 3026, Australia
    Join SPE-ANZ members and other industry professionals on a tour of Australia’s largest end-to-end plastics recycling facility. Follow the journey of packaging containers from the commingled recycling bin into high quality food grade recycled resin.
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  • Mon, 08 Apr
    Autodesk
    08 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm AEST
    Autodesk, 259-261 Colchester Rd, Kilsyth South VIC 3137, Australia
    08 Apr 2024, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm AEST
    Autodesk, 259-261 Colchester Rd, Kilsyth South VIC 3137, Australia
    Leading the sustainable way with quicktime processing
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  • Mon, 13 May
    Webinar
    13 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Webinar
    13 May 2024, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
    Webinar
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  • Microplastics Conference - Microplastics to Nanoplastics
    Microplastics Conference - Microplastics to Nanoplastics
    Tue, 28 May
    Webinar
    28 May 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Webinar
    28 May 2024, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Webinar
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  • Tue, 22 Oct
    Location is TBD
    22 Oct 2024, 9:00 am – 24 Oct 2024, 5:00 pm
    Location is TBD
    22 Oct 2024, 9:00 am – 24 Oct 2024, 5:00 pm
    Location is TBD
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SPE Past Events

  • Economic Outlook for 2024 with Alan Oster
    Economic Outlook for 2024 with Alan Oster
    Wed, 06 Dec
    Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
    06 Dec 2023, 7:00 am – 9:30 am AEDT
    Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, 489 Glenferrie Rd, Kooyong VIC 3144, Australia
    06 Dec 2023, 7:00 am – 9:30 am AEDT
    Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, 489 Glenferrie Rd, Kooyong VIC 3144, Australia
    Everyone will agree that it has been a tough economic climate for the Australian Plastics Industry in 2023. Inflation, interest rate hikes, spiking energy costs and various international tensions, have all contributed to market volatility and uncertainty for the industry.
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  • Plastics and Circular Economy Conference 2023
    Plastics and Circular Economy Conference 2023
    Mon, 09 Oct
    Rydges Melbourne (CBD)
    09 Oct 2023, 6:00 pm – 12 Oct 2023, 1:30 pm
    Rydges Melbourne (CBD), 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    09 Oct 2023, 6:00 pm – 12 Oct 2023, 1:30 pm
    Rydges Melbourne (CBD), 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Australia’s leading conference on plastics returns in full tackling key issues for a circular future.
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  • Thu, 21 Sept
    Zoom
    21 Sept 2023, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEST
    Zoom
    21 Sept 2023, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEST
    Zoom
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  • Wed, 23 Aug
    Location is TBD
    23 Aug 2023, 6:30 pm AEST
    Location is TBD
    23 Aug 2023, 6:30 pm AEST
    Location is TBD
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  • Microplastics, the effects and solutions
    Microplastics, the effects and solutions
    Wed, 07 June
    Virtual Event - Zoom
    07 June 2023, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEST
    Virtual Event - Zoom
    07 June 2023, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEST
    Virtual Event - Zoom
    The topic of Microplastics continues to be discussed and addressed. Microplastics are fragmented particles of plastics scattered in the environment on land, ocean and air as litter and pollution.
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  • Plastics and Medical Applications
    Plastics and Medical Applications
    Wed, 10 May
    Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre
    10 May 2023, 8:30 am – 6:30 pm AEST
    Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia
    10 May 2023, 8:30 am – 6:30 pm AEST
    Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia
    This One-Day Conference is in collaboration with the Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Limited (AMTIL), Australian Manufacturing Week, BioMelbourne Network and the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA).
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  • Manufacturing - Gearing for Sustainability
    Manufacturing - Gearing for Sustainability
    Wed, 22 Mar
    Australian Automotive Aftermarket Assoc.
    22 Mar 2023, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT
    Australian Automotive Aftermarket Assoc., 7-8 Bastow Pl, Mulgrave VIC 3170, Australia
    22 Mar 2023, 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT
    Australian Automotive Aftermarket Assoc., 7-8 Bastow Pl, Mulgrave VIC 3170, Australia
    The automotive landscape will change dramatically in Australia because of the electric vehicles (EVs) set to dominated our roads from 2030.
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  • Wed, 07 Dec
    Kooyong Tennis Club
    07 Dec 2022, 7:00 am – 9:30 am AEDT
    Kooyong Tennis Club, 489 Glenferrie Rd, Kooyong VIC 3144, Australia
    07 Dec 2022, 7:00 am – 9:30 am AEDT
    Kooyong Tennis Club, 489 Glenferrie Rd, Kooyong VIC 3144, Australia
    The interim budget which has been presented by the new Treasurer of the Albanese Government, the Hon. Jim Chalmers MP, suggests that there still is great uncertainty in the economy not only in the manufacturing industry in Australia but also in general.
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  • Tue, 22 Nov
    Pullman on the Park Hotel, East Melbourn
    22 Nov 2022, 5:30 pm AEDT – 24 Nov 2022, 5:30 pm AEDT
    Pullman on the Park Hotel, East Melbourn, Pullman on the Park Hotel, East Melbourne
    22 Nov 2022, 5:30 pm AEDT – 24 Nov 2022, 5:30 pm AEDT
    Pullman on the Park Hotel, East Melbourn, Pullman on the Park Hotel, East Melbourne
    The Annual Plastics and Waste Conference organised by the Australia-New Zealand Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers will be again an in-person event.
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  • Thu, 13 Oct
    Woodlands Golf Club
    13 Oct 2022, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT
    Woodlands Golf Club, 109 White St, Mordialloc VIC 3195, Australia
    13 Oct 2022, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT
    Woodlands Golf Club, 109 White St, Mordialloc VIC 3195, Australia
    A recent report on advanced recycling technologies to address Australia’s plastic waste was published by Sarah King from the CSIRO as lead author covering the processes of chemical or advanced recycling.
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  • Microplastics, users’ responsibilities
    Microplastics, users’ responsibilities
    Tue, 16 Aug
    Zoom
    16 Aug 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm AEST
    Zoom
    16 Aug 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm AEST
    Zoom
    This is the second of our three-part series about Microplastics; the first held on 5 April 2022 (causes ‘definition’ and characterisation of Microplastics).
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  • Tue, 07 June
    Sydney
    07 June 2022, 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
    Sydney, 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
    07 June 2022, 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
    Sydney, 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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  • What are Microplastics and why you should care!
    What are Microplastics and why you should care!
    Tue, 05 Apr
    Zoom
    05 Apr 2022, 6:00 pm – 9:10 pm AEST
    Zoom
    05 Apr 2022, 6:00 pm – 9:10 pm AEST
    Zoom
    The industrial miracle of plastics dawned in the mid 20th century. Plastics helped to solve many problems for us. However, in recent years, we read, saw and experienced about many issues related to plastics pollution in the media and elsewhere.
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  • Tue, 08 Mar
    Online Event
    08 Mar 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT
    Online Event
    08 Mar 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT
    Online Event
    This webinar is in collaboration with the Australian Manufacturing Technology Institute Ltd (AMTIL). This original in-person seminar has been converted into a Zoom webinar because of COVID-19 restrictions.
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  • Thu, 10 Feb
    Zoom
    10 Feb 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm AEDT
    Zoom
    10 Feb 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm AEDT
    Zoom
    Our plastics industry is adopting the circular economy and doing so by using new technologies and pathways. This seminar will provide examples of such innovation.
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  • Wed, 08 Dec
    Webinar
    08 Dec 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:10 pm
    Webinar
    08 Dec 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:10 pm
    Webinar
    SPE in A-NZ will focus in the coming years on showcasing frontrunners in our industry at our technical events and engagement with younger generations to overcome barriers to enter our plastics industry.
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  • Mon, 15 Nov
    Webinar
    15 Nov 2021, 6:00 pm – 19 Nov 2021, 12:00 pm
    Webinar
    15 Nov 2021, 6:00 pm – 19 Nov 2021, 12:00 pm
    Webinar
    The Annual Plastics and Waste Conference organised by the Australia-New Zealand Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers will be run as a series of webinars under the title of “Plastics and the Circular Economy – The Virtual Edition” and will feature close to 20 presentations.
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  • Thu, 14 Oct
    Webinar
    14 Oct 2021, 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
    Webinar
    14 Oct 2021, 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
    Webinar
    The Section is fortunate to have NETSTAL Injection Moulding Machines to present in close cooperation with their local representatives Plastics Machinery Works Ltd.
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To see more information about our events in 2022 and before, See News > Old Events

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