AirPop Australasia Conference 2017

On behalf of the Conference Organising Committee, we are thrilled to announce the  AirPop Australasia Conference 2017, to be held at Crown Promenade, Melbourne, Australia from the 1st – 3rd November 2017.

We invite you to join the inaugural AirPop Australasia Conference which will offer delegates the opportunity to engage, connect, and share ideas around the challenges facing the expanded polystyrene industry and discuss how we together can continue to develop and enhance this important and ever evolving field.


Please note that AirPop Australasia will include the AMEPS meeting.  The AMEPS meeting will be a part of a broad program of meetings, speaker sessions and social activities!

More information regarding the conference, including invited speakers, social events and the conference program will be released as planning proceeds and we encourage you to check this website regularly for updates.

We look forward to seeing you in Melbourne for AirPop Australasia 2017!

Visit this site regularly to learn about updates to this exciting program –

Social Functions

Expressions of Interest

When registering for the conference expressions of Interest can be made for optional post-conference social activities.  These will be subject to minimum numbers and will also be at additional cost to your conference registration.  Please indicate your interest for these activities when you register to attend the conference.

Friday Afternoon GOLF

Conference sessions will conclude at morning tea on Friday after which if there is sufficient interest, transfers will be made to a local Melbourne golf course for an afternoon game.   Your guide (not caddy!) for the day would be Bruce Pickett from Polyfoam.

Golf would be followed by the AirPop 2017 Gala Dinner on Friday evening at the River Room – Crown Promenade.

Spring Racing Carnival – Derby Day Races

Melbourne is renowned for their annual Spring horse racing carnival which coincides with the AirPop Conference. One of the main days of the carnival ‘Derby Day’ will be held at Flemington Race Course on Saturday.

When registering to attend the conference, you can lodge an expression of interest in going to the Derby Day Races.  Bruce Pickett from Polyfoam would be your guide for the day!

After Conference Tasmania Trip

“While in Australia you are encouraged consider making the short journey to the Island State of Tasmania.  If you are thinking of travelling pre or post conference to Tasmania, please email Bruce Pickett from Polyfoam who would be happy to have this opportunity to show you through their Polyfoam Tasmania facility during your visit.


If you require a letter of invitation for this conference, please register and pay the appropriate fee first and send your request to

We suggest you apply for your VISA as soon as possible, if your VISA is not granted within 60 days, the standard registration cancellation policy will apply:

“Registrations cancelled up to 60 days prior to the Conference will be eligible for a full refund where payment was made online by credit card. In all other cases a $150 cancellation fee will be charged. All cancellations must be advised via email to Conference Design.

Cancellations notified after this date will not be eligible for any refund, however another person may attend the Conference.”

Conference Managers

For all enquiries please contact the team at Conference Design:
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Sponsors will be recognised as keen and vital supporters of the expanded polystyrene industry.

To express interest in sponsoring Airpop Australasia please contact

About AirPop 2017

AirPop 2017 is hosted by Expanded Polystyrene Australia (EPSA), Airpop - Engineered Air, and Asian Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene (AMEPS).

The conference is expected to draw attendance from across the Asia Pacific region including representation from the Block, Packaging, Pod, Raw Materials and Recycling sector groups.

Conference Managers

Please contact the team at Conference Design with any questions regarding the conference.
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