The main topics of the event have been the discussion on sustainability, focusing on RETRACE project and on Circular Economy (CE) in the local area.. 

More in detail, the agenda included the presentation of the project RETRACE (Ramona Tanasa), an intervention on sustainable consumption made by dr. ing George Bârjoveanu („Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iași), some examples of CE activities identified in North-East Region (Corneliu Popa) and a second part when a more applied discussion envisaged the opportunity to initiate a circular value chain on hemp at regional level. During this second part, interventions from private sector representatives (Katty Fashion and Alcon Advies) and academia sector (University College Ghent – via skype) took place.