Manager of Circular Economy at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in Geneva, Switzerland
Responsible for delivery of the ‘Practitioner Guide to the Circular Economy’ & ‘8 Business Cases to the Circular Economy’
Prior to WBCSD, Brendan worked at Office Depot and Walt Disney Imagineering on renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, life cycle assessment and life cycle costing. He was also a green building consultant in his hometown of Los Angeles, California where he managed the LEED certification of over 15 projects.
Dr. Leyla Acaroglu
Founder of The UnSchool of Disruptive Design, New York based Disrupt Design and Melbourne based Eco Innovators.
United Nations’ Champion of the Earth
Leyla’s award winning design works span a variety of locations, fields and mediums and is driven by the agenda to effect, create, and see positive social and sustainability change in the world.
Her unique and thought provoking perspective on sustainability and innovation has led to her TED talk, “Paper beats plastic? How to rethink environmental folklore”, having over 1 million views, the most of any sustainability-based talk on the platform.
Director – Performance Packaging, NatureWorks LLC
Two times Industry Chair of the Plastics Industry Associations Bioplastics Division
Past co-chair of the Washington based (BIO) Biotechnology Industry Organization’s bio-based products working group
Steve is responsible for the Performance Packaging Business at NatureWorks. He regularly represents the broader bioplastics industry, providing audiences a provocative perspective on functional materials innovation to a range of audiences that spans from manufacturers, to trade associations, consumer brands, and policy makers.
Dr. Sirikul Laukaikul
Head of Sustainable Brands Thailand
Founder of BrandBeing Consultant Co., Ltd.
Author, TV Host, Lecturer
Dr. Sirikul Laukaikul (Nui) established her own consulting firm after working for global corporations for nearly twenty years. The mission of her firm is to be a small but competent strategic advisory company with the aim of working with Thai clients who truly believe in sustainable branding and systematic methodology. Her approach to developing brand strategy is based upon the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy.
Regional Manager for TerraCycle Asia Pacific Region
Co-founder of Ocean Green Association
Eric has worked in sustainability for 9 years, starting as a volunteer in 2008 with Carbon Fee Consulting in Japan.
He co-founded a non-profit project, Ocean Green Association, in 2009, to study means to lower coastal water temperatures after seeing the impact on coastal ecology and bleaching of coral reef in Japan.
Starting work with TerraCycle in 2013, he officially launched the company in Asia starting in Japan in January 2014 and subsequently became Asia Pacific Regional Manager in 2016 successfully opened TerraCycle in China in the fall of 2016 where they currently operate oral care and hair care recycling programs.
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University
Principal Engineer at Digital Appliances R&D Team at Samsung Electronics
Huh Yong has been leading innovations within the Samsung Electronics R&D team of Digital Appliance Division since 2008.
Innovations Huh was involved in throughout this period include a number of firsts. These include being the first in Asia to apply shrink wrapping to large electronics which at the time achieved packaging waste reduction of over 50% compared to existing packages.
The reuse packaging applied to home appliances was also a world first and led to awards and recognition from KOREA STAR, ASIA STAR, and WORLD STAR.
Professional at Compliance/Environment Team of
Product Testing Laboratory of LG Electronics
Mr. Ko has worked for the past 12 years in the electronic industry sector with LG Electronics working on various environmental regulations such as EU RoHS and REACH. Recently, he is actively promoting waste recycling and greater resource efficiency in accordance with the circular economic paradigm emerging in advanced countries. He won the ‘Minister's Award for Environmental Excellence’ prize at the Global Green Management Excellence Awards Ceremony for his contribution to the protection of the environment in 2017 and lead the way for LG electronics to contribute to a more sustainable product development process.
Packaging. The most obvious form of waste to the general public. A hassle to deal with. A slight on brands.
An obvious form of raw materials, convenient and fun to engage with, delivering positive brand messages.
Attend this workshop to open your eyes to the opportunities that already exist.
Run in conjunction with KAPPA and Packnet
- Steve Davies
- NatureWorks LLC
Director of Performance Packaging
- Florian Graichen
Science Leader at Biobased Ploymers and Chemicals
- Moon Sang Gwon
Manager of Packaging Research Centre
- Lee Han Young
- Packaging & Marketing Research Institute
If you can’t measure it, assessing success or otherwise is difficult. Claiming success is even harder.
Attend this workshop for insights into how you can safeguard your brand and tell your story with confidence.
Run in conjunction with ERM Korea
- Simon Aumônier
- Huh Tak
- Konkuk University
- Brendan Edgerton
Manager of Circular Economy
- Yang In Mog
Sungshin Women's University
In conjunction with a global leader in ‘disruptive design’ and a United Nations’ Champion of the Earth, DR LEYLA ACAROGLU, this workshop will help blow your mind and conceptions of design.
An exclusive workshop you will rarely get the chance to attend.
- Leyla Acaroglu
Founder of UnSchool
UN Champion of the Earth
Mobile offices, driverless vehicles, car sharing and the seemingly unstoppable growth of EVs. Exciting things are happening in the transport sector.
This workshop will highlight global trends, challenges and opportunities, with a focus on charging infrastructure, while assessing Korea’s potential role in this exciting market.
- Ashish Sethia
Asia Pacific Head of Research
- Per Niederbach
COO and Senior Vice President
- Chung Min-Kyo
- Jonathan Cleave
- Intralink Korea
- Chegal Myung Sic
- BMW KOREA
JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul
279, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu Seoul 03198 South Korea
Dongdaemun Station Line #1 & #4 (exit 9 is directly connected with the JW Marriott hotel)
Limousine Bus #6001 Stop station: Euljiro CO-OP Residence
Airport Limousine Bus #6002 Stop station: Dongdaemun Shopping Complex
KAL Limousine Bus #6702 Stop station: Dongdaemun Design Plaza