San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
On Thursday 29th October, Eurometaux will hold a conference to debate how the European Union's Circular Economy Package can successfully promote our management of valuable resources, including non-ferrous metals.
We would be delighted for you to join us at this event, and share your views with EU decision-makers, NGOs and industry leaders.
12:30-13:30 - Registrations and Lunch
13:30-13:40– Welcoming by Eurometaux President
13:40-14:20 – Keynote speeches
- Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director General of DG Growth, European Commission
- Ruben Verhoeven, Director, McKinsey & Company
- On McKinsey’s recent study with Ellen Macarthur Foundation: “Growth Within: A Circular Economy Vision for a Competitive Europe”
14:20-15:15 – Maximising valuable resources: a value-chain challenge?
- Sigrid Linher, Environment and Energy Manager, Orgalime
- Joan Marc Simon, Director, Zero Waste Europe
- Dr Michael Liesegang, Managing Director, Aurubis AG
- Magnus Gislev, Policy Officer – Raw Materials, European Commission DG Growth
15:15-15:45– Coffee Break
15:45-16:45– Boosting Europe’s recycling industries: how can we improve?
- Emmanuel Katrakis, Secretary General, European Recycling Industries Federation
- Henry Saint Bris, Sr. Vice President Marketing & Institutional Relations, Suez Environnement
- Stéphane Arditi, Policy Manager, European Environmental Bureau
- Guy Ethier, Senior Vice President Corporate EHS, Umicore
16:45-17:10 – Conclusions
- Karl Falkenberg, Senior Adviser – Sustainable Development, European Commission
17:10-17:30 - Closing Remarks by Eurometaux President
17.30 – Cocktail
When & Where
Eurometaux, the European non-ferrous metals association, is composed of a wide network of companies producing, transforming and recycling non-ferrous metals in Europe. Our members also include national federations, and European and International commodity associations.
Our objective is to enable the entire value chain of the non-ferrous metals industry to prosper in the EU and contribute to more sustainable societies.