CONGRESS SCHEDULE

The Circular Economy European Summit (CEES) will host several
activities and dialogues among sector experts

15th NOV

OPENING REMARKS SCEWC & CEES

OPENING REMARKS SCEWC & CEES

9:30-10:15
KEYNOTE

KEYNOTE

Joanna Drake, Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General Environment, European Commission

10:30-11:00
CEES TALK

CEES TALK 1

Circular Economy, Social Innovation, Fab City, Collaborative Society: How Paris is Using New Economies to Change the City

Antoinette Guhl, Deputy Mayor of Paris City Council

11:00-11:20
PANEL 1

PANEL SESSION 1

Designing a Circular City

The circular economy addresses urban design from a systems perspective. What would a future circular city look like?

Ashima Sukhdev (Chair), Cities & Regions Lead, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Chris Grantham, Circular Economy Portfolio Director, IDEO
Steve Bowyer, Chief Executive, Opportunity Peterborough
Owen Zachariasse, Innovation & Sustainability, Delta Development

11:20-12:35
LUNCH

BREAK

12:35-12:50
CEES TALK 2

CEES TALK 2

Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management

Françoise Bonnet, General Secretary, ACR+

12:50-13:10
CEES TALK 2

CEES TALK 3

Making Things Happen: Taking Forward Scotland's Ambition for a Circular Economy

Iain Gulland, CEO, Zero Waste Scotland

13:10-13:30
LUNCH

LUNCH

13:30-14:45
PANEL 2

PANEL SESSION 2

Connecting Technical Resources in Cities

How cities as concentrators of resources have the opportunity to reconnect material flows through leveraging the latest IoT innovations

Joel Curado, Technology Strategist, Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, Cisco Systems International
Jeff Merritt, Director of Innovation, Mayor's Office of Tech and Innovation - City of New York
Julio Sánchez, Innovation Manager, Sicasoft
Katharina Tomoff, Vice President Shared Value / GoGreen, DHL

14:45-16:00
DIALOGUE SCEWC & CEES

DIALOGUE SESSION

Cities Leading the World of Tomorrow

Thomas Dallessio (chair), President, CEO & Publisher, Next City
Ellen MacArthur, Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Antoinette Guhl, Deputy Mayor of Paris City Council
Federico Gutiérrez, Mayor of Medellín

16:15-17:00
LUNCH

BREAK

17:00-17:15
STAKEHOLDER DIALOGUE

STAKEHOLDERS DIALOGUE:

Creating Restorative and Regenerative Systems in Cities

Public authorities and other institutions can foster the transition towards a circular economy. What is their role? Regulation, urban planning, citizens' involvement may become tools to accelerate change.

Andrew Morlet (chair), CEO Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Joel Curado, Technology Strategist, Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, Cisco Systems International
Anita Ravlic, Agence d'écologie urbaine de la Ville de Paris
Iain Gulland, CEO, Zero Waste Scotland
Owen Zachariasse, Innovation & Sustainability, Delta Development

17:15-18:15

16th NOV

KEYNOTE

KEYNOTE

The Fundamental Role of Cities in Catalysing Transition Towards a Circular Economy

Ellen MacArthur, Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

10:00-10:30
CEES TALK

CEES TALK 1

Circular Lighting

Anton Brummelhuis, Senior Director Sustainability, Phillips Lighting

10:40-11:00
CEES TALK

CEES TALK 2

Future Positive Products, Powered by Cradle to Cradle

Lewis Perkins, President, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

11:00-11:20
PANEL 1

PANEL SESSION 1

Financing Transition Towards Circular Economy in Cities

What is the role of finance to catalyse transition toward the circular economy in cities?

Jamie Butterworth (chair), Director, Circularity Capital
Wayne Hubbard, COO, The London Waste & Recycling Board
Frido Kraanen, Corporative Director, PGGM
Gerald Naber, Vice President Sustainable Finance, ING
Massimo Tellini, Head of Circular Economy, Intesa San Paolo

11:20-12:35
PANEL

PANEL SESSION 2

New Plastics Economy in Cities

Applying circular economy principles to global plastic flows in cities could transform the plastics economy and ensure that plastics never become waste.

Rob Opsomer (chair), New Plastics Economy Lead, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Jean Marc Boursier, Group Senior Executive Vice President, SUEZ
Miguel Gamiño, Chief Technology Officer, City of New York
Jorge Serrano Pacheco, Companies & Eco-design Manager, Ecoembes

12:35-13:50
LUNCH

LUNCH

13:50-15:00
PANEL

PANEL SESSION 3

Symbiotic Urban Industries

New urban-industry relationship models to keep biological and technical nutrients local, creating new industries, generating more jobs and saving money

Alba Cabañas (chair), Technical Director, Foment del Treball Nacional
Rachel Lombardi, Director of Business Development, International Syniergies Limited
Peer Olander Norgard, Head of Communication, Dansk Symbiosis Center
Alfred Vara, Head of Prevention Department, Catalan Waste Agency

15:00-16:15
PANEL

PANEL SESSION 4

Emerging Innovation in SMEs

Local start-ups and small businesses are more resilient and work as a powerful engine for change. Organisations and cities foster SME's development to boost innovation towards a circular economy.

Catherine Joce (chair), Circular Economy Lead, Knowledge Transfer Network
Kate Daly, ‎Senior Vice President, Center for Urban Innnovation, New York City Economic Development Corporation
Eric Logtens, CEO, Ecor
Mariona Sans, Business Innovation Director, ACCIÓ Government of Catalonia
Enrique Villamore, Director, Regional Activity Centre for Sustainable Consumption and Production

16:15-17:30
STAKEHOLDERS DIALOGUE

STAKEHOLDERS DIALOGUE

The Inclusive Economy

Strategies and synergies to foster collaboration between SMEs and corporations in order to achieve benefits for all stakeholders

Roy Vercoulen (Chair), CEO, CircularIQ
Catherine Joyce, Circular Economy Lead, Knowledge Transfer Network
Kate Daly, ‎Senior Vice President, Center for Urban Innnovation, New York City Economic Development Corporation
Peer Olander Norgard, Head of Communication, Dansk Symbiosis Center
Massimo Tellini, Head of Circular Economy, Intesa San Paolo

17:30-18:30
AWARDS CEREMONY + SMART CITY PARTY

WORLD SMART CITY AWARDS & SMART PARTY

18:30

17th NOV

KEYNOTE

CEES TALK 1

How to transition from linear to circular. From the ‘big data' to the ‘right' data

Roy Vercoulen, CEO, Circular IQ

10:00-10:20
CEES TALK

CEES TALK 2

100% Circular - Towards a Sustainable Fashion Future

Cecilia Brännsten, Circular Economy Lead, H&M

10:25-10:45
CEES TALK

CEES TALK 3

The Circular Economy: Achieving Sustainable Benefits

Marcus Gover, CEO, WRAP Waste & Resource Action Plan, UK

10:50-11:10
 
PANEL 1

PANEL SESSION 1

From Ownership to Service

How the new business models redefine the relationship between people and companies. Sharing, leasing, and other business models that change the role of consumers

Arnau Queralt (chair), Director, CADS Sustainable Development Assessor Council, Government of Catalonia
Ramon Arratia, European Sustainability Director, Interface
Arturo Fernández, CEO, Grupo Construcia
Malin Nordin, Circular Economy Lead, IKEA

11:15-12:30
BREAK

BREAK

12:30-12:45
PANEL 2

PANEL SESSION 2

Keeping Nutrients in Cities

Food production and the organic cycle in the city creating new business opportunities and effective biological resource management

Henry Saint Bris (chair), Senior VP Strategy, SUEZ
Teresa Guerrero, Head of Organic Matter Department, Catalan Waste Agency
Silvio Elias, CEO, Veritas
Joan Rieradevall, Director and Main Researcher, ICTA- UAB, Environmental Technologies and Science Institute, Authonomous Univerity of Barcelona

12:45-14:00
BREAK

LUNCH

14:00-15:15
PANEL

ELEVATOR PITCH SESSIONS

Circular Innovative Initiatives

Jaume Albertí, Sustainability researcher, Cátedra Unesco. ESCI, UPF
Adrian Griffits, Operations Manager, Recycling Technologies
Jordi Oliver-Solà, CEO, Inèdit
Inocencio Rodríguez, Regional Manager Catalonia, Graphenstone

15:15-16:15
PANEL

WORKSHOPS & PARALLEL ACTIVITIES

Circulab. Circular Economy Workshop
Charlotte Bouchet, CREAFUTUR

Innovate within a Circular Economy
Alex Lemile, WIZEIMPACT

16:30-19:00

The most important international experts will discuss
the future of the Circular Economy

CONGRESS OVERVIEW

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AGENDA

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KEYNOTES AND CEES TALK

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PASSES & PRICES