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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 -

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Program

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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