Join us for an intimate conversation event about the potential of waste with inventor Professor Veena Sahajwalla. Chatting with Dumbo Feather’s...

For the Love of Waste - Dumbo Feather in Conversation with Veena Sahajwalla

Location:

The Great Hall, Level 5, Tower Building
2007 NSW
Australia

Venue:
Vivid Ideas Exchange - UTS, The Great Hall
Price:
From: $22.00
Dumbo Feather in conversation with Veena Sahajwalla
Dumbo Feather in conversation with Veena Sahajwalla

Featuring

Nathan Scolaro

Nathan Scolaro

Nathan Scolaro is a storyteller, facilitator and content maker with Dumbo Feather magazine. He has spent time with some of the world’s foremost thought leaders and changemakers, drawing out their story and inspiring readers around their impact and vision. He works in the space of language and story for enabling both individual and cultural change.

Professor Veena Sahajwalla

Professor Veena Sahajwalla

Professor Veena Sahajwalla is an internationally recognised materials scientist, engineer, and inventor revolutionising recycling science. She is renowned for pioneering the high temperature transformation of waste in the production of a new generation of ‘green materials’ at the UNSW Sustainable Materials Research and Technology (SMaRT) Centre, where she is Founding Director. Professor Veena is the inventor of polymer injection technology, known as green steel, an eco-friendly process for using recycled tyres in steel production.

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Event Details

Join us for an intimate conversation event about the potential of waste with inventor Professor Veena Sahajwalla. Chatting with Dumbo Feather’s Nathan Scolaro, Veena shares her extraordinary story and dazzling science mind, inviting us to reimagine the rubbish in our homes and communities.

Veena is revolutionising how we think about waste, and what it is capable of. She is a champion of circular economies, and through the UNSW SMaRT Centre, has invented globally renowned, eco-friendly technologies for converting waste into products like steel and ceramics.

Veena’s passion for “waste discoveries” is infectious, and she wants to share that excitement with you. She shows us how we can shape circular economies in our communities to be part of the waste revolution.

Dumbo Feather is a print magazine and podcast that gets to know extraordinary people and shares their story and contribution with the world. This conversation, with plenty of time for questions, provides a space that is warm, inspiring and full of ideas to take home and action.

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Access and Inclusion

  • Companion Card Acceptance - The Companion Card is for people with a significant permanent disability, who always need a companion to provide attendant care type support in order to participate at most available community venues and activities.
  • Hearing Loop - A hearing loop (sometimes called an audio induction loop) is a special type of sound system for use by people with hearing aids. The hearing loop provides a magnetic, wireless signal that is picked up by the hearing aid when it is set to 'T' (Telecoil) setting. Many venues have an induction hearing loop system. Check if your venue has this system.
  • Wheelchair Accessible - Access to the venue is suitable for wheelchairs (toilets, ramps/lifts etc.) and designated wheelchair spaces are available.

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