Circular Manufacturing - The Lecture Series

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Please sign up for one or as many as you like. Attendance at the whole series is not mandatory.

Lecture 1

Introduction to Circular Economy: Principles and outline business models – the broad business case

Glasgow School of Art, Reid Building

Thursday 18 Jan 2018


Speaker: Mark Dempsey, UK Sustainability Manager and WEEE Programme Manager, HP Inc.

Lecture 2

Circular Economy Business Model 1: How to profit from product service systems – lease and asset management/sharing.

The Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thursday 1 Feb 2018


Speaker: Dr Stafford Lloyd, Systems and Sustainability Engineer, RiverSimple Hydrogen Cars

Lecture 3

Circular Economy Business Model 2: How to profit from repair, remanufacture and closed-loop recycling

Strathclyde Technology Innovation Centre, Glasgow

Wednesday 7 Feb 2018


Speaker: Dr Conny Bakker, Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Lecture 4

Circular Economy Enabling 1: How to manage reverse logistics, material and component re-use – and the role of digital technology

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Thursday 8 Mar 2018


Speaker: Irene Casanova, Senior Expert Corporate Development Projects, Deutsche Post DHL

Lecture 5

Circular Economy Enabling 2: How to design and specify for Circular Economy – Durability, repair, re-use, remanufacture and recycling, and the role of 3D printing

The South Hall Complex, University of Edinburgh

Wednesday 14 Mar 2018


Speaker: Tapani Jokinen, Vice President of Design, Circular Devices

Please note application for the accompanying Circular Manufacturing Masterclasses is made via the Zero Waste Scotland website.

The Circular Economy Masterclass and Lecture programme administered by Zero Waste Scotland, offers continuing professional development for SMEs based in Scotland and supports work that will deliver circular economy growth. It is supported by the European Regional Development Fund through the £73million Resource Efficiency Circular Economy Accelerator Programme.

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