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Circular economy: the new job paradigm?

Event
Public conference
Date
9 December 2015 from 09:30 to 13:00
Place
European Parliament - Room ASP A1G3
60 rue Wiertz - 1047 Brussels
09.12.2015

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

9:30-10:00
Opening remarks

Chair: Jean Lambert, MEP

  • Ybele Hoogeveen, Head of Green Economy, European Environment Agency
  • Christoph Hansen,  Environment Attaché, Luxembourg presidency

 

10:00-11:30
Panel one - Can the circular economy contribute to the European green jobs agenda?

Chair: Jean Lambert, MEP

  • Keith James, Special adviser, Waste and Resources Action Programme
  • Michal Len, Director RREUSE
  • Thomas Opsomer, Repair policy engineer, iFixit Europe
  • Rozalina Petrova, Policy officer, Waste Management Unit, DG Environment
  • Christiaan Prins, Head of European External Affairs, Unilever

11:30-12:50
Panel two - Jobs in the circular economy sector : how to make it happen?

Chair: Davor Skrlec, MEP

  • Jan Willem Goudriaan, Secretary General, EPSU
  • Paulina Banas, Policy Coordinator, Eurocities
  • Dr. Christian Hagelüken, Director EU Government Affairs, Umicore
  • Hugo-Maria Schally, Eco-Innovation and Circular Economy, Green Economy Unit, European Commission

12:50-13:00
Closing remarks
Davor Skrlec, MEP

More information:

Ariadna Rodrigo

Green Jobs and Green Economy
Tel. Brussels +32-2-28 42735