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Circular Economy Summit 2017 - The New Way to Grow Your Business

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The Tremough Innovation Centre

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Penryn

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Come along to our FREE event to hear about Circular Economy and how it relates to your business.

Please find a draft agenda below, further detail about speakers will be provided in due course.

Agenda:

8.00am Arrival, networking and pastries.

8.10am Introduction- Matthew Thomson, Fifteen Cornwall Food Foundation – Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Nature Partnership, Cornwall Circular Economy Workgroup

8.15am What is Circular Economy and why is it relevant to me? -Professors Steffen Boehm and Peter Hopkinson, University of Exeter, Business School

8.45am How companies can use Circular Economy to reinvent themselves and find new business opportunities by seeing waste as a valuable resource - Ken Webster, Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

9.30am Circular Economy in the Netherlands - Shyaam Ramkumar, Circle Economy Social Enterprise

10.00am Making Sense of it All … in practice, in Cornwall - Manda Brookman, CoAST

10.15am Networking and refreshments.

10.30am Workshops (delegates choose one of the following):

  1. Circular Economy in Construction. Peter Hopkinson.
  2. Circular Economy in Manufacturing (Food and beverage sector case study) Prof Steffen Boehm.
  3. Circular Economy in the ‘makers’ sector (clothing, skin care, furniture, interior design etc). Prof Stefano Pascucci.
  4. Circular Economy in business (all sectors). Shyaam Ramkumar.

11.25am Workshop feedback

11.45pm ‘EG4B’: the Environmental Growth for Business project - Prof Steffen Boehm.

12.00pm The Cornwall Materials Charter - Rachael Bice, Cornwall Council & Local Nature Partnership

12.15pm Cornwall Sustainability Awards (CSA) - Veryan Jones, Cornwall Council

12.25pm Closing Remarks – Matthew Thomson

12.30-1.30pm Networking buffet lunch - CSA applications drop in 1-1 (15mins slots).

Parking at The Tremough Campus is limited, therefore please consider using public transport or Carshare Cornwall to liaise with others attending.

University of Exeter Business School, Cornwall Sustainability Awards & EU Regional Development Fund Logos


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