November 29 & 30, 2022
Toronto, Ontario, Canada


November 29 Networking reception co-hosted with the Canada Plastic Pact
18h00 – 20h00 Join us to meet new colleagues and get acquainted with our speakers


November 30
8:00 – 8:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00 Opening Remarks
Ambassador Dr. Melita Gabrič, European Union Delegation to Canada
Ms. Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources
and Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada

SESSION 1: Leading the reuse economy

Moderator: Ryan Parmenter, Environment and Climate Change Canada
World Economic Forum – GPAP Christian Kaufholz
Reloop Europe – Clarissa Morawski
Upstream, USA – Marcel Howard
Share, Reuse, Repair Initiative, Canada – Rosemary Cooper
Q& A period

10:00 Health & beverage break

SESSION 2: Challenges and benefits of a reuse economy

Moderator: Christina Seidel, Recycling Council of Alberta
City of Toronto – Annette Synowiec
The Town of Banff – Carla Bitz
Hyon (Saskatchewan) – Kristy Ehman
Tradle (BC) – Blyth Gill
Apical – Ethical Cannabis Collective – Mika Unterman
Q& A period

12:00 Buffet lunch and networking

SESSION 3: CEO Talks: Scaling Innovation

Moderator: Andrew Macdonald, PAC Global

Reusables (BC) – Jason Hawkins
MUUSE (Ontario) – Scott Morrison
Friendlier (Ontario) – Jacquie Hutchings
La Vague (Quebec) – Aurore Courtieux-Boinot
Q& A period

Quil Packaging (Ontario) – Mehwish Panjwani
Station Lave-Glace (Quebec) – Pierre Neron
Ecoborne (Quebec) – Eric Golding
Drinkfill (BC) – Andy Chou
Q& A period

14:45 Health & beverage break

BREAK-OUT SESSION: How to advance reuse in Canada

Small group discussions on how to advance reuse in Canada


SESSION 4: Creating partnerships and joining networks

Moderator: Jo-Anne St. Godard, Circular Innovation Council
RREUSE, Belgium – Oscar Planells
REUSE Seattle Partnership, USA – McKenna Morrigan
Piloting innovation for reuse Canada Plastic Pact – Paul Shorthouse
PAC Global – Andrew Macdonald


Closing remarks

EU Project and Environment and Climate Change Canada