Programme Day 1
Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Registration 07:00 - 08:30
Plenary 08:30 – 10:30
Programme Director: Ndivhuho Raphulu, NCPC-SA Director

Video – Why adopt RECP?

Conference introduction: Aligning industry and environment
Gerhard Fourie, Chief Director: Green Industries, Department of Trade and Industry

Keynote address: Industry perspective on the sustainability journey

Unpacking the impact of Carbon Tax
Panel discussion
Tea break 10:30 – 10:50
Breakaway 1
Circular Economy
Breakaway 2
Industrial Water Efficiency
Breakaway 3
Green Chemistry
Breakaway 4
Foundries Sector Workshop
Workshop session 1: 11:00 – 12:45
Session 1:
Life Cycle Management

Circular economy in Africa (Ghana NCPC); Innovation towards a circular economy (DSI); Circular economy at a municipal level – sustainable public procurement (City of Tshwane)
Session 1:
Water security for industry

International best practice (Royal Danish Embassy); Water administration system to deliver water to farmers (SWPN); Municipal support for industry (City of Tshwane)
Session 1:
Introduction to Green Chemistry

Overview of green chemistry (Wits); Chemical leasing (Uganda NCPC); Training future chemists- curriculum development (CSIR)
Session 1:
Improving efficiencies in the foundry sector

International best practice for the foundry sector (Egypt CMRDI); Energy solutions for improved efficiency (CSIR)
Lunch 12:45 – 13:40
Presentation in lunch area: case study highlights from manufacturers that have implemented RECP
Workshop session 2: 13:45 – 15:30
Session 2:
Life Cycle Management

Product Life Cycle case study (Van Dyck Floors); Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment - Carrier Bags in SA (CSIR); Life
Cycle Inventory (UCT)
Session 2:
Overcoming challenges and industry case studies

Industry case studies:
Elgin Fruit Juice; Excellent Meat; Tiger Brands
Session 2:
State of Green Chemistry in South Africa

Panel discussion – transitioning to green design: policy, skills, R&D, implementation
Session 2:
Competitiveness and compliance

Overcoming challenges (Egypt CMRDI); National environmental assessment (CSIR)
Afternoon Tea 15:30
15:45 NCPC-SA expert and trainer graduation

Programme Day 2
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Registration 07:30 - 08:30
Breakaway 1
Circular Economy
Breakaway 2
Energy Solutions for Industry
Breakaway 3
Equipping Industrial Efficiency
Workshop session 3: 08:30 – 10:30
The case for Industrial symbiosis

Update of national waste management policy and strategy (DEFF); Waste as a resource - opportunities in Africa (CSIR); National approach to industrial symbiosis (NCPC-SA and GreenCape)
The continued and growing role of Energy Management

Highlights of the SA IEE Project (NCPC-SA); Significance of EE in the Current Economic Stimulus and Recovery (Mesereti Int); Moving beyond efficiency towards deep de-carbonation of energy (UNIDO); Challenges and opportunities for industrial energy efficiency in SMEs (Zimbabwe CTCN)
Building the right skills:

Launch of the peer review mechanism for RECP and circular economy practitioners
Tea break 10:30 – 10:50
Workshop session 4: 11:00 – 12:45
Implementing industrial symbiosis

Ash beneficiation for a better South Africa (SA Coal Ash Assoc); SMEs assisted by the NCPC-SA IS Programme – case
Opportunities and benefits of efficiencies and renewables

ISO 50001 2018 and beyond (NCPC-SA); Refrigeration: the Montreal Convention transition, reducing food waste and environmental impact of cooling (CoolCheck); Solar PV testing centre and feasibility studies (CSIR)
Green Finance and Incentives

SMME case studies – securing green finance; IDC’s SUNREF Facility
Lunch 12:45 – 13:40
Presentation in lunch area: case study highlights from manufacturers that have implemented RECP
Workshop session 5: 13:45 – 15:30
Eco Industrial Parks

The planning and purpose of IDZs and SEZs (the dti); Eco-Industrial Parks – the UNIDO Toolkit and pilot project (NCPC-SA)
Digitisation in energy and smart energy solutions

Developing South Africa with Green Technology - Replacing Fossil Fuels in High Temperature Thermal Loads (Greenline Africa); Heat recovery as a way of reducing energy consumption in industrial processes (CSIR); How South Africa feature in the IEA Report on Digital Technologies for Energy Management (NCPC-SA)
Green Finance and Incentives

Unlocking funding barriers and facilitation mechanisms (Uzenzele); Impact of the 12L Tax Incentive (SANEDI); the dti incentives to industry (Department of Trade & Industry)
15:30 Afternoon Tea served in foyer

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