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Tuesday, 3 June 2014

10:30 - 16:00

New Environmentalism Summit

16:30 - 18:00

Green Week Opening session - Making the world go round: turning the linear model into a circle


Wednesday, 4 June 2014

09:30 - 11:00

1.1 Creating the framework conditions for a circular economy

1.2 Waste targets for a circular economy – how can waste policy and legislation bring us towards meeting the objectives of the 7th EAP and the circular economy?

1.3 Monitoring the state of natural capital for a truly circular economy

1.4 Changing behaviour; people's green choices

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

2.1 The entrepreneurial opportunities of the circular economy

2.2 Gearing up cities for the circular economy

2.3 Resource efficiency: how to get investors on board?

2.4 Mining the E-waste stream

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

3.1 Circular economy: scaling up best practices worldwide

3.2 Designing products for a circular economy

3.3 Resource efficiency challenge in the building sector

3.4 Green jobs and skills

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00

4.1 The International dimension: resource efficiency in the Sustainable Development Goals

4.2 Innovating for sustainable food systems: how can less bring more?

4.3 Building the knowledge base for a greener economy

4.4 Making plastic fit for the circular economy

Side sessions

09:30 - 11:00:
EMAS as a resource efficiency tool: EU Institutions' success stories, EMAS

11:30 - 13:00:
Green infrastructure as a solution: sharing success stories, IUCN & Deltares

14:30 - 16:00:
Developing a system of indicators for a resource-efficient Europe (DESIRE), Wuppertal Institute

16:30 - 18:00:
Eco-industrial parks, UNIDO

Side events

13:15 – 14:00
Launch of the European Green Capital Award 2017

19:00 – 20:30:
Award ceremony for the best LIFE Environment and Information Projects 2013

18:30 – 20:00:
Green and Circular: Resource Efficient Economies for Sustainability - a SIDS Perspective, UNEP

 


Thursday, 5 June 2014

09:30 - 11:00

5.1 Setting the course and measuring progress

5.2 Let's Clean Up Europe 2014 - lessons learned and preparing the future

5.3 Transport in a circular economy

5.4 What is the business case? Circular economy and the European Semester

Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00

6.1 New business models for sustainable lifestyles

6.2 Reduce water! From waste water to "New Water"

6.3 Business and resource efficiency

6.4 Building a funding strategy for circular economy projects

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

7.1 Carbon dioxide – today's waste, tomorrow's raw material?

7.2 Using recycled materials – closing the loop

7.3 Circular economy: a systemic eco-innovation approach

7.4 Decoupling in practice: technologies and policies for improved resource productivity

Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00

8.1 Marine litter

8.2 Extended Producer Responsibility in Europe: shortcuts to circular economy

8.3 Making the circular economy happen - the role of communication

8.4 Closing the phosphorus cycle

Side sessions:

09:30 - 11:00:
100% sustainably sourced – how to make it happen? WWF, ACE & Unilever

11:30 - 13:00:
Multi-actor engagement for the environment: where science, policy and society meet, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

14:30 - 16:00:
Circular economy – improving the management of natural resources, WRF

16:30 - 18:00:
4 Motors for Europe boosting the circular economy, Regione Lombardia & 4 Motors for Europe

18.15 – 19.30
Closing session - Where do we go from here? New visions for tomorrow's economy