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Recycling businesses at the heart of the circular economy

1 MARCH 2016:

Committed to resource the economy for future decades

- Solvay Library, Brussels - Moderator: Mr. Hajo FRIEDRICH, Freelance Journalist -

  • 14.00 - 14.30:
    Registration
    14.30:
    Welcome by Mr. Dominique MAGUIN, President of EuRIC
    14.35:
    Keynote Introductory Speech by Ms. Miriam DALLI, MEP
    14.45:
    Keynote Address by Mr. Cillian LOHAN, Rapporteur of the EESC on the circular economy package
    14.55:
    Mr. Christer FORSGREN, Environmental & Technical Director, Stena Recycling

    Session 1: Moving from a waste to a resource-oriented regulatory framework

    15.00:
    Mr. Julius LANGENDORFF, Deputy Head of Unit Waste Management & Recycling, DG ENV, European Commission
    15.10:
    Mr. Chris SLIJKHUIS, Müller-Guttenbrunn Recycling GmbH
    15.20:
    Mr. Ruben DEKKER, European Environment and Nature Policy, Dutch Presidency of the Council
    15.30:
    Mr. Henry SAINT-BRIS, Sr. Vice President Marketing & Institutional Relations, Suez Environnement
    15.40:
    Moderated debate with the audience

    Session 2: SMEs in the circular economy: the internal market from an entrepreneurs’ perspective

    16.00:
    Mr. Rainer COSSON, BDSV
    16.05:
    Mr. Stéphane ARDITI, Products & Waste Policy Manager, EEB
    16.15:
    Mr. Hans VAN DE NES, Melosch GmbH
    16.20:
    Keynote address: Ms. Sirpa PIETIKÄINEN, MEP
    16.30:
    Moderated debate with the audience
     
    Coffee break & networking

    Session 3: Strengthening value chains to boost markets for secondary raw materials

    17.00:
    Ms. Fulvia RAFFAELLI, Acting Head of Unit, Clean Technologies and Products, DG GROW, European Commission
    17.10:
    Mr. Graeme CARUS, Business Development Director, European Metal Recycling, EMR
    17.20:
    Mr. Dirk VANDENBERGHE, President of EUROMETAUX
    17.30:
    Moderated debate with the audience

    Session 4: Thinking outside the box to unlock the circular economy – Roundtable

    17.50 - 18.15:
    Ranjit SINGH BAXI, President of the Bureau of International Recycling – Should we move to a global circular economy?
    Mr. Dominic HOGG, EUNOMIA – How can the circular economy support climate policy?
    18.15:
    Keynote Concluding Speech by Mr. Daniel CALLEJA CRESPO, Director General, DG ENV, European Commission
    18.30:
    Cocktail followed by a walking dinner
    21.00:
    End of the event

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When & Where

01 March 2016

from 14:00 to 21:00 (CET)

Solvay Library
Parc Léopold
Rue Belliard 137
1040 Bruxelles