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2016 Circular Economy, Brussels

Scientists at Vrije Universiteit Brussels (IES/VUB), Yale University, the University of Cambridge, the NorwegianUniversity of Science & Technology and INSEAD under the auspices of the International Society for Industrial Ecology have organized a day-long event to explore environmental and resource dimensions of the circular economy. The event will present examples of research—along with commentary by stakeholders—that can illuminate what industrial ecology can contribute to the beneficial development of the circular economy.

Click here for the forward and complete program and bios.  Click on speakers below to see their presentation slides.

Industrial Ecology: Science, the Environment and the Circular Economy

9:00 OPENING SESSION 

Industrial Ecology and the CE:               Chris Kennedy [ISIE]

Policy Perspectives on the CE:          Antti Peltomaki [European Commission, DG GROW]

Policy Perspectives on the CE:  Kees Veerman [Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment]

Industry Perspectives on the CE:        Kieren Mayers [Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe]

10:00 - SESSION 1: SYSTEMS PERSPECTIVES ON THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

 

Speakers:                       Jonathan Cullen [University of Cambridge]

Willi Haas [Alpen-Adria-Universitat]

Roland Geyer [University of California]

Stakeholder panel:         Carsten Wachholz [European Environmental Bureau]

Cesar Santos [European Commission, DG GROW]

Chair:         Reid Lifset [Yale University]

 

11:30 - SESSION 2: SECONDARY AND CRITICAL RAW MATERIALS

Speakers:  Daniel Muller [Norwegian University of Science and Technology]

Vera Susanne Rotter [TU Berlin]

Stakeholder panel:  Chris Bayliss [International Aluminum Institute]

Norbert Zonneveld [European Electronics Recyclers Association]

Christina Meskers [Umicore]

Chair:  Jacquetta Lee [University of Surrey]                                                  

13:30 - SESSION 3: WASTE MANAGEMENT
 
 

Speakers:  Helmut Rechberger [Vienna University of Technology]

Stefanie Hellweg [Swiss Federal Institute of Technology]

Stakeholder panel:  Johan Holmqvist [Sony Mobile]

Umberto Raiteri [European Recycling Platform]

Chair:         Luk van Wassenhove [INSEAD]

                                                                 
15:00 - SESSION 4: GLOBAL WARMING, ENERGY AND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY 

Speakers:     Christoph Herrmann [Technische Universitat Braunschweig] 

Arnold Tukker [Leiden University]

Stakeholder panel:  Robert Rivett [Emerson Electric]

Silke Conrad [Daimler AG]

Chair:  Anders H. Str¢mman [Norwegian University of Science and Technology                                                       

16:15 - CLOSING SESSION: REFLECTIONS ON SCIENCE, THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE CE

Policy Perspectives: Hugo Schally [European Commission]

Industry Perspectives: Kieren Mayers [Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe]

Academic Perspectives: Chris Kennedy [ISIE]

Chair: Harri Kalimo [Vrije Universiteit Brussels]

NETWORKING AND SOCIAL EVENT

To immediately follow the closing session. Sponsored by: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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