Tentative Program

Tuesday, October 24

08h00 – 09h00

Registration

09h00 – 10h30

Plenary Session

· Opening & WRF Workshop Parade
with Valentin Zellweger (Head of Permanent Mission to the UNOG), Xaver Edelmann (WRF) and Bas de Leeuw (WRF)
· Setting the Scene – the Road Resource Efficiency and Decoupling
with Cornis van der Lugt (Stellenbosch University) and Giulia Carbone (IUCN).
Chair: Bas de Leeuw (WRF)
10h30 – 11h00

Coffee Break

11h00 – 13h00

Workshops and Scientific Sessions

· Policies and Governance
13h00 – 14h30

Lunch

14h30 – 16h00

Plenary Session

· Resource Revolution – Turning will into action
with Marc Chardonnens (FOEN), Elsa Galarza (Minister of Environment of Peru, tbc), Rabino Bergman (Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina, tbc) and Erik Solheim (UN Environment, tbc)
· Resource Revolution – Cooperation for Resource Efficiency
with Janez Potocnik (UN Environment IRP, former EC), Rudolf Auer (Apple, tbc), Bernard Mathieu (LafargeHolcim), Peter Bakker (WBCSD, tbc).
Chair: Anders Wijkman (Club of Rome)
16h15 – 18h15

Workshops and Scientific Sessions

· Technology and Innovation
18h15 – 19h00

Celebrating UN Day & International Resource Panel 10 – Year Anniversary

20h00 – 22h00

Gala Dinner & Concert

Wednesday, October 25

08h00 – 09h00

Registration

09h00 – 10h30

Plenary Session

· Science Behind the Resources Revolution
with Mathis Wackernagel (Global Footprint Network), Jorgen Randers (Norwegian Business School) and UN Environment IRP Representative (tbc)
· The “Happy Hero” approach
with Solitaire Townsend (Futerra)
10h30 – 11h00

Coffee Break

11h00 – 13h00

Workshops and Scientific Sessions

· Lifestyles & Education 
13h00 – 14h30

Lunch

14h30 – 16h00

Workshops and Scientific Sessions

· Technology and Innovation
16h15 – 18h15

Plenary Session

· Key findings, Scientific Awards and Closing
Chair: Mathias Schluep (WRF)

Thursday, October 26

08h00 – 09h00 Registration
09h00 – 16h00 Side Events

· World Forum on Raw Materials (FORAM)

· Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI): Guidance Principles for Sustainable Recycling

· Empowerment Program for Youth in Switzerland