Post-conference materials: "Towards near-zero waste at European and global level"

2016.06.23

Post-conference materials: "Towards near-zero waste at European and global level"

Presentations from the first day of the conference.

Day one - June 8, 2016

Plenary Sessions: Presentations and discussion on barriers and solutions for a Circular Economy

High level speakers will present their view on the circular economy in Europe. Bottlenecks on the way to the near-zero waste Europe for the selected waste streams have been identifi ed by experts within the NEW_InnoNet project. They will be presented and discussed with the participants. Feedback from the stakeholders will serve as an input to the proposal of a European Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (ESRIA) on near zero waste Europe.

14:00

Welcome and opening by Tjerk Wardenaar (PNO Consultants)

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14:15

Introductory word of the European Commission - Panagiotis Balabanis - Unit Eco-Innovation, DG RTD

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14:30

Almut Reichel - European Environment Agency: “Circular economy in Europe

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14:50

Ive Vanderreydt - VITO: “Barriers for Europe’s circular economy

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15:45

Jocelyn Blériot - Ellen MacArthur Foundation: “The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the future of plastics”

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16:15

Chris Slijkhuis - Müller-Guttenbrunn Group: “Circular Economy ELV and WEEE Plastics

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16:35

Colin Yates – Mars: “A large brand-owners vision on plastic packaging recycling




Day two - June 9, 2016

Roadmap Workshops and associated working sessions

Presentation and discussion of the three draft roadmaps dedicated to the selected waste streams as the starting point for ESRIA development. Participants have the opportunity to refl ect on and contribute to the draft roadmaps inthree parallel targeted workshops on ICT-waste, end-of-life vehicles and packaging waste. NEW_InnoNet stakeholders organize afternoon workshops to discuss concrete actions for research and business driven innovation towards a near-zero waste Europe.

Interested stakeholders are invited to participate and contribute. Note that participation in some of the sessions is on request only.

10:00

Welcome and opening by Tjerk Wardenaar (PNO Consultants)


10:10

Robine van Dooren – NSSR: “Green Deal: North Sea Resources Roundabout”

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10:30

Workshops on Roadmaps for:



ELVs - Vehicles (led by ARN)

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WEEE – Electronic Waste (led by Van Gansewinkel)

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Plastics (led by EUPC)

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14:15

Parallel stakeholder working sessions:



Presentations of European Circular Economy projects, by PNO Consultants

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End-of-life treatment of packaging waste, by PRE



EASME WEEE cluster meeting, by ProSUM (participation on request)



Li-ion car batteries: a recycling innovation challenge, by ARN & SINTEF


17:00

Wrap-up