12:30 – 17:30

Open Exhibition (Open Flow)

With participation of 50 booths exhibition, photo and arts exhibition


Guest Registration

13:00 – 13:20

Remark Session

Dr. Daniel Schmücking, Country Director, KAS Cambodia

His Excellency HENG Nareth, Under Secretary of State Ministry of Environment and General Secretariat of Solid Waste Management Committee

13:20 – 13:35

Presentation “From Waste to Growth – the value of waste for Cambodia’s economy”
Dr. Jürgen Stäudel, Advisor Solid Waste Management, Department of Solid Waste Management, Ministry of Environment

13:35 – 13:45

Introduction “Why Waste Separation Matters”
Ms. Monika Noun, Programme Manager for Sustainability and Digitalization, KAS Cambodia

13:45 – 14:20

Coffee Break

Introducing Artists Work 

Mr. Miguel Lopes Jerónimo, Freelance photographer, artist, writer and curator
Ms. Jessy An, Digital Artist

14:30 – 15:30

Breakout Session Round 1
Banquet Hall – Panel Discussion – “How to make waste separation work”

How to implement waste separation in the Solid Waste Management System in Cambodia.

Mr. Nuon SamnavuthDirector of Waste Management and Environment Division, Phnom Penh Capital Administration
Mr. Dy Kiden, Director of Department of Solid Waste Management, MOE
Mrs. Aok Sochenda, Founder of ZEROW
Mr. Tony Kao, Deputy General Manager of Mizuda Sanitation (Cambodia)
Mrs Sao SothearySelf-Employed- Policy, environmentalist and human rights advocate

Theatre – Dialogue Session “Local Waste Management Plans”:

How local waste management empowers local communities and fosters the local economy.

Mr. Georg Jahnsen, Team leader Waste Management Improved Service Delivery for Citizens in Cambodia (ISD), GIZ

Mr. Noy Chek, Deputy Director, Transportation Sanitation Public and Order, Battambang Municipality

Ms. Heng Kunvuthy, Soutr Nikom Administration

Mr. Kim Vannak, Soutr Nikom District Governor


Ms. Sophy BeakWaste Management Advisor

Classroom – Presentations – “Cost of Waste_the effect of non-waste separation” 
The aspect of health, economic and social.
Topic: Plastic Pollution and infectious diseases
Dr. Pierre-Olivier Maquart, Medical Entomologist, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge
Topic: The cost of (non) separation of waste
Mr. Florian Werthmann, Founder and CEO, ECOLOGICON GmbH
Ms. Long Chanbormey, Programme Manager, KAS Cambodia

15:30 – 16:00

Break Time
The Announcement of the winners of KASPOP x DMC Photo Contest 2023

16:00 – 17:00

Breakout Session – Round 2
Classroom – “Business Talk” on Waste Separation and Innovative Solutions

Mr. Barak Ekshtein, Founder of TONTOTON

Mr. Sebastien Ung, Business Development & Strategy Manager, ECOBATT

Ms. Sarah Kolbenstetter, Founder, Little Green Spark


Mr. Christoph Janensch, GIZ Business Scouts for Development Programme

Game Room – Sharing Session “Value of Waste”

Mr. UCH RithyDeputy Director of COMPOSTED

Dr. Tilman FloehrChief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Everwave 


Ms. Melanie GersterHead of Programme, KAS Cambodia 

Theatre Room – Documentary Premiere “Recycle Business in Cambodia”

Mr. Rafael Winer, Filmmaker

Honored guests in the film: 

H.E. Dr. Sovuthy Pheav, Under Secretary of State, MOE

Ms. Alix Langlois, Founder of Trash is Nice

Mr. Yusuke Okumura, Founder of Gomi Recycle Group, CEO and Chairman of Gomi Recycle (Phnom Penh) and Gomi Recycle 110.


Ms. Va PhavanJunior Research, KAS Cambodia

17:00 – 17:15


Representative from each breakout sessions

17:20 – 17:30

Closing Remarks

Dr. Günter Riethmacher, Country Director, GIZ Cambodia

17:30 – 20:00

Networking Session (Invitation Only)