Save the date !  Tuesday, October 9th the Cleantech Region, Arnhem Nijmegen City Region, Zwolle and ACR+ organized a workshop about : "The role of regions in the transition towards a Circular Economy". Information, inspiration and activation on the field of circular economy are the keywords of this event.

You can find below the preliminary programme :

  • Welcome  Robert de Groot, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Netherlands to the European Union
  • Introduction by the organizers
  • Key note from Europe Hugo Maria Schally, Head of Unit Sustainable production, products & consumption, DG ENVI, EC
  • Key note from circular business Geanne van Arkel, Head of Sustainable development, Interface
  • Moderator plenary Philippe Naudet, ACR+
  • Three roundtables on subthemes with short pitches from European regions:
    1. Moderator rountable discussion 1: Louis Meulemans, DG ENVI, European Commission 2. Moderator rountable discussion 2: Piotr Barcak, European Environmental Bureau 3. Moderator rountable discussion 3: Jonas Byström, European Investment Bank
  • Plenary feedback by the moderators and concluding remarks by organizers 
  • Networking drink