Alberta Circular Plastics Day 2023
The full program plan is now available! See the program tab below!
Join the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association as we host a one-day conference focused on the future of plastics circularity in Alberta. You will hear from innovators, government representatives, recyclers and plastics manufacturers on the latest advancements in the industry. Join the discussion with other solution-oriented attendees.

This day promises to provide: 

  • information for anyone interested in the plastics industry and advancing innovation in this sector 
  • unique networking opportunities across all areas of the plastics value chain including speakers and exhibitors from a variety of companies and organizations directly involved in the circular plastics economy including various levels of government 
  • the start of an ongoing and evolving conversation around the Natural Gas strategy and establishing Alberta as a leader in plastics circularity 
  • tours of the state-of-the-art Productivity and Innovation Centre at NAIT 
  •  focused exploration and information gathering about policy/advocacy, barriers and opportunities, and innovations emerging right here in Alberta to guide future decision within the Alberta circular plastics economy 
Date: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Location: NAIT, Edmonton, AB
Early Bird Registration Ends January 31!

 

Program and Schedule

In between sessions throughout the day, attendees will have a chance to take in the exhibits, meet and interact with a team of academics presenting their work in leading plastics research and convene at idea stations where sharing and discussion are encouraged! The full program description is now available!

 

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

APRA is seeking sponsors to support the Alberta Circular Plastics Day (ACPD).

Be part of the inaugural ACPD! Join the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association as we host a one-day conference focused on the future of plastics circularity in Alberta. You will hear from innovators, government representatives, recyclers and plastics manufacturers on the latest advancements in the industry. Join the discussion with other solution-oriented attendees.

Download / View the sponsorship package here (PDF).

Featured sponsorship opportunities:
As a featured sponsor at our event you will be recognized with promotion on our event program, signage as well as our social media channels and website. Featured sponsors will receive two free registrations to the event.

Supporting sponsorship opportunities:
If you wish to be a supporting sponsor, please contact us to discuss options. We appreciate support in any amount and will recognize all sponsors at the event.

Exhibition opportunities: 
Take a look in the sponsorship package to see the exhibit booth spaces that are available.

For more information or to provide sponsorship please contact: info@albertaplasticsrecycling.com

NAIT Tour: Productivity and Innovation Centre (PIC)

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and Inter Pipeline Ltd. have initiated a $10 million, ten-year research collaboration to advance the reuse and recycling of plastic in Canada and around the world. This Plastics Research in Action (PRIA) initiative funds innovative applied research projects, much of which occurs within our 190,000 square feet Productivity and Innovation Centre (PIC) that is located on the north side of Main Campus.

Home to Industry Solutions, the applied research arm of NAIT, PIC features solutions for business innovation – much of which relates to productivity:

  • Product testing
  • Technology adoption
  • Training and certifications
  • Productivity and innovation
  • Applied research
  • Industry conferences and events

We have numerous flexible workspaces that are adaptable in size and functionality, which gives our industry partners and clients a place to expand ideas and explore solutions. The A-wing of PIC is a 40,000 square foot space that houses wet labs, the analytical core, two microgrid controllers, and an advanced manufacturing core.

The building is designed to LEED Building and Construction certification standards, recognizing sustainability in design and construction. Solar panels installed above the glass canopy in the main foyer will generate 58 kilowatts of electricity per hour and will be used in distributed energy research.

Please join us for a tour during the Alberta Circular Plastics Day 2023 hosted by the Alberta Plastics Recycling Association (APRA) at PIC on March 15, 2023

Hotel Information

Matrix Hotel EdmontonStay in downtown Edmonton at APRA and NAIT’s preferred accommodation, the new and stylish – Matrix Hotel

Located at 10640 100 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB

To view the hotel website click here www.matrixedmonton.com

To take advantage of preferred pricing, please book using this link before February 13th. Matrix Hotel – Alberta Plastics Recycling Assoc. Booking Link*Note that parking is included for free (no need to select the parking option)

Platinum Sponsors

Dow Chemicals
Inter Pipeline
Nova Chemicals

Silver Sponsors

NAIT Applied Research
Alberta Beverage Container Recycling Corporation

Bronze Sponsors

Alberta Recycling Management Authority
Beverage Container Management Board
Alberta's Industrial Heartland
Chemistry Industry Association of Canada
Merlin Plastics