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)
10.30
Communications Committee*
11.45
Membership Committee*
12.30
Ambassadors Committee* (working luncheon)
13.30
Risk & Governance Council*
14.00
Exhibitors Committee*
14.15
Internal Audit Committee*
15.00
Finance Committee*
16.00
Advisory Council*
18.30
Press Cocktail
19.30
Advisory Council Dinner*
 
 
 
* 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)
08.00
Stainless Steel and Special Alloys Board* (working breakfast)
09.30
Textiles Board* (working breakfast)
09.30
Non-Ferrous Metals Division
plenary
10.00
Paper Board*
11.30
Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee
plenary
13.00
Luncheon Non-Ferrous, Stainless Steel, Tyres, Textiles, (Dessert is served in the exhibition area.)
14.30
International Trade Council
plenary
15.30
Textiles Division
plenary
16.00
Ferrous Board*
17.00
Tyres & Rubber Committee
plenary
17.30
Shredder Board* 
19.30
Welcome Evening 
for all registered delegates, life partners and BIR guests
 
 
* 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
11.00
Shredder Committee
plenary
12.00
World Council of Recycling Associations
plenary
13.00
Luncheon Ferrous, Shredder, Paper (Dessert is served in the exhibition area.)
14.30
Annual General Assembly
plenary
15.30
Keynote Session
plenary
16.30
Paper Division
plenary
17.00
Latin America Committee (LAC)*
17.00
Young Traders Committee*
17.00
E-Scrap Steering Committee*
18.00
"Meet the Exhibitors" Party
for all registered delegates, life partners and BIR guests
19.00
BIR National Association Directors Meeting*
20.30
BIR National Association Directors Dinner*
20.30
Young Traders Networking Evening*
 
* 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
10.30
Plastics Committee
plenary
12.00
Luncheon E-Scrap, Plastics
13.30
International Environment Council
plenary
 

 

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

To benefit from this offer, please select the option on your online registration form, or update your existing registration herebefore 26 April 2017.

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