• Summit 2022

    The online summit will take a deep dive into how the waste, resource recovery and contaminated land management industry’s actions today will help shape our opportunities, our organisations and our planet tomorrow.
    Preliminary Summit 2022 programme is available now
Due to the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the format of the May 2022 conference will now be virtual only. Please see the 2022 Preliminary Programme here

The CLM workshop and TAO Forum will run on 9 May and the plenaries and other sessions will run on 10 and 11 May. The half day on 12 May has been removed. All details will be available on our dedicated Summit 2022 website.

Exhibitors who have already paid will receive full refunds and CJ Dooner will be in touch. Sponsors who have already paid will receive full refunds and Elaine Patton will be in contact to discuss sponsorship opportunities for the virtual summit.

The Awards for Excellence 2022 have been postponed and WasteMINZ will be in touch with those of you who entered the awards.

Registrations Costs which are quoted below are for WasteMINZ members.   If you are not currently a member there will be a non member additional fee - Sharmaine Oakley will be able to assist you with these details.   However based on past events and feedback,  Summit 2022 will be an amazing event,  therefore now is a great time to join WasteMINZ and start to get all the benefits of membership - including member rates for the Summit! 
Registration Costs - Summit 2022

Please note: For those of you who have paid your registration fee, if your original registration was not for three days your registration will automatically change to the two day summit and you will either be invoiced the difference, or if your invoice has been paid, refunded the overpayment. If you have already paid your registration fee and would like to take advantage of the group registration fee, please contact CJ Dooner at cj@wasteminz.org.nz.
Information for Speakers

PowerPoint slide for speakers:

We have prepared a PowerPoint template for speakers. Please email Sarah and she will forward.


Videoing tips:

We have prepared some tips and instructions for pre-recording presentations for speakers. You can view them here.


Presenters’ costs: 

Speakers are responsible for your own expenses and must register for the WasteMINZ summit.  Presenters receive a 10% discount on the registration fee. 


Feel free to get in touch with Sarah Pritchett if you have any questions. You can reach her on sarahp@wasteminz.org.nz 

Sponsorship Opportunities 2022

Sponsorship will provide your organisation with an opportunity to leverage unparalleled access to a wide base of industry professionals, plus local and central government decision-makers. 


Our sponsorship packages will deliver increased brand recognition and awareness, showcase and profile your products and services, establish new and reinforce existing relationships within the waste, resource recovery and contaminated land management sectors. 

It will cement your role as a thought leader across our sector.  This is your summit so we invite you to make the most of your time at the event. 


Please contact Elaine Patton for more details. 

Preliminary Summit Programme

The preliminary programme for the WasteMINZ Virtual Summit 2022 is available to download here.

Keynote speakers include: 

  • Lesley Baddon, Director, Ministry for the Environment: Resource management reform – the big picture
  • Jo Hendy, Chief Executive, Climate Change Commission: How climate change policy will drive waste infrastructure in 2025 and beyond        
  • Alison McKinnie, Technical Consultant (Organics), Zero Waste Scotland: Helping to develop market confidence – Scotland’s journey
  • Sean Simpson, Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, Lanzatech:  There is no such thing as waste
  • Robert Gregory, Gregory Environmental Consulting:  Stop the stink. The reality of how to manage hydrogen sulphide generation and emission in landfills
  • Minister Parker, Minister for the Environment
  • Joe Pickin, Director, Blue Environmental Pty: The role of waste data in enabling a circular economy – lessons from Australia
  • Peter Wilson, Principal Economist, NZ Institute of Economic Research: Seven simple rules for helping save the planet, or at least our little part of it