Programme

Provisional Schedule of Meetings

All plenary meetings, committee meetings, divisional luncheons and the exhibition will take place at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Download the list of confirmed speakers

Please note that this schedule is tentative and may be subject to small amendments prior to the convention. Additional workshops may be announced at a later stage, and all updates will be available on the BIR website www.bir.org.

Simultaneous interpreting into English, German, French and Chinese will be provided during the plenary sessions.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

14.00-18.00: Registration desk / Networking area opening hours

09.00
Convention Committee* (working breakfast) (Room N109)
10.30
Communications Committee*  (Room N109)
11.45
Membership Committee* (Room N109)
12.30
Ambassadors Committee* (working luncheon) (Room N105)
13.30
Risk & Governance Council* (Room N109)
14.00
Exhibitors Committee* (Room N109)
14.15
Internal Audit Committee* (Room N109)
15.00
Finance Committee* (Room N109)
16.00
Advisory Council* (Room N106-108)
18.30
Press Cocktail (see invitation)
19.30
Advisory Council Dinner* (see invitation)
 
 
 
* by invitation, restricted to elected Board/Committee members and special guests
 

Monday, 22 May 2017

08.30 – 18.30: Registration desk opening hours
09.00 – 18.00: Exhibition / Networking area / Gold Member Lounge opening hours

08.00
Non-Ferrous Metals Board* (working breakfast) (Room N109)
08.00
Stainless Steel and Special Alloys Board* (working breakfast) (Room N105)
09.30
Textiles Board* (Room N110)
09.30
Non-Ferrous Metals Division
plenary  (Room N201)
10.00
Paper Board*  (Room N109)
11.30
Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee
plenary  (Room N201)
13.00
Luncheon Non-Ferrous, Stainless Steel, Tyres, Textiles, (Dessert is served in the exhibition area.) - (Room Bauhinia)
14.30
International Trade Council
plenary  (Room N201)
15.30
Textiles Division
plenary  (Room N201)
16.00
Ferrous Board*  (Room N105)
17.00
Tyres & Rubber Committee
plenary  (Room N201)
17.30
Shredder Board*  (Room N109)
19.30
Welcome Evening 
for all registered delegates, life partners and BIR guests (Sky100)
 
 
* by invitation, restricted to elected Board/Committee members and special guests
 

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

08.30 – 18.00: Registration desk opening hours
09.00 – 18.00: Gold Member Lounge opening hours
09.00 – 20.00: Exhibition / Networking area opening hours

09.00
Ferrous Division
plenary (Room N201)
11.00
Shredder Committee
plenary (Room N201)
12.00
World Council of Recycling Associations
plenary (Room N201)
13.00
Luncheon Ferrous, Shredder, Paper (Dessert is served in the exhibition area.)
14.30
Annual General Assembly
plenary (Room N201)
15.30
Keynote Session
plenary (Room N201)
16.30
Paper Division
plenary (Room N201)
17.00
Latin America Committee (LAC)* (Room N109)
17.00
Young Traders Committee* (Room 110)
17.00
E-Scrap Steering Committee* (Room N105)
18.00
"Meet the Exhibitors" Party (Room N101)
for all registered delegates, life partners and BIR guests
19.00
BIR National Association Directors Meeting* (Room N109)
20.30
BIR National Association Directors Dinner* (see invitation)
20.30
Young Traders Networking Evening* (see invitation)
 
* by invitation, restricted to elected Board/Committee members and special guests

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

08.30 – 14.00: Registration desk opening hours
09.00 – 15.00: Networking area / Gold Member Lounge opening hours

09.00
E-Scrap Committee
plenary (Room N201)
10.30
Plastics Committee
plenary (Room N201)
12.00
Luncheon E-Scrap, Plastics (Port Café)
13.30
International Environment Council
plenary (Room N201)
 

 

Welcome Evening

sky100

(Hong Kong Observation Deck)

sky100

Monday, 22 May 2017 at 19.30
Duration: approximately 3 hours
Dress code: business suit

All registered delegates, guests and life partners are cordially invited to the BIR Welcome Evening, which will take place at the sky100.

sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck is located on the 100th floor of International Commerce Centre (ICC), the tallest building in Hong Kong. At 393 m above sea level, it is the only indoor observation deck in Hong Kong offering 360-degree views of the territory and its famous Victoria Harbour. Connected to major transportation networks and world-class shopping mall in the city, it has been acclaimed as the must-visit first stop for tourists to Hong Kong. It also features exceptional swift double-deck high-speed elevators, which reach the 100th floor in just 60 seconds. 

Access will only be granted to registered delegates, life partners and guests upon presentation of the individual invitation card.

Transport by bus will be provided.

"Happy Wednesday" at the Races 

Exclusive Free offer for BIR delegates

24 May from 19:00 at Happy Valley

HKJC 151022 Happy Wednesday 093BIR and Hong Kong Tourism Board invite BIR convention delegates to attend one of the famous Hong Kong attractions, the Happy Valley horse races, for free! In addition, each delegate will receive: 

- Voucher for one free beer at the Beer Garden
- HK$50 F&B voucher at the Beer Garden
- HK$50 voucher for the Gift Shop

One way coach transfer from HKCEC to HKJC is offered to the participants:
Pick-up point: Main entrance of HKCEC at 1 Harbour Road at 18:00. The tour guide will hold a handheld signage for delegates easy reference.


Sponsors to date:
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Daiki Aluminium Industry Co., Ltd. is the largest secondary aluminium smelting company in Japan and has affiliated companies in South-East Asian countries, China and Poland. Its group total production was approximately 580,000 ton in 2016 and its main product is secondary aluminium alloy for die-casting, casting and rolling of can sheet. The consolidated sales last year were approximately 157billion Japanese Yen (approx. US$1.41bn). www.dik-net.com

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Sims Metal Management is the world’s leading metals and electronics recycler.  We are global leaders in the secure and sustainable management of resources for industry, organizations and the public-at-large. Today, Sims Metal Management has over 200 locations on five continents, and more than 5,500 employees. In addition to its industry-leading metal recycling business, Sims Metal Management also operates the world’s leading electrical and electronics recovery and recycling business, Sims Recycling Solutions, as well as Sims Municipal Recycling, which handles curbside materials.
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Metallo Group – Recycling multi-metals for tomorrow

Metallo Group, with recycling facilities in Belgium and Spain, has close to 100 years of experience. Our ‘Furnace of Innovation’ and advanced technologies gives Metallo Group a unique worldwide position in recycling the most complex raw materials. Every year we consume about 350.000 tons of secondary raw materials and recover the metals while minimizing the impact of our activities on society and environment. With our deep understanding and knowledge of the global scrap markets, we provide a solid basis for our service towards our suppliers and customers.

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NICRINOX has become one of the world leaders in stainless steel scrap recycling by extending expert experience, integrity, accurate and true analysis determination and strong financial support.

Being a final link between consumers and suppliers all over the world and blending functionality with quality, NICRINOX provides the best in stainless steel, nickel-alloyed, chromium-alloyed and molybdenum-alloyed scrap.

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