Workshops

Overview

WRF 2017 will be hosting several workshops as part of the conference program. Detailed information about each workshop will follow up soon.

Workshops WRF 2017
 ► How to Transition from Linear to Circular
Organised by the Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), The Carbon Trust, Business Models Inc. – Consortium partners of the EU Horizon 2020 Project – R2Pi
 ► Market Systems Development & Environmental Management in Developing Countries: Swisscontact’s Experiences in Sustainable Waste Management, Energy-Efficient Brick Production and other Areas of Environmental Management
Organised by Swisscontact
 ► Risk&Race: The game of Entrepreneurship in a Circular Economy
Organised by VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research)
 ► The Elephant in the Boardroom: Why Unchecked Consumption is Not an Option in Tomorrow’s Markets
Organised by World Resources Institute
 ► Modelling the Transition Toward a Low Carbon Emissions Energy System: the MEDEAS EU Project
Organised by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES), Università degli Studi di FirenzeMEDEAS consortium
 ► Resource Efficient Production of Rare-Earth Magnets – the EU Project REProMag
Organised by OBE Ohnmacht & Baumgärtner GmbH & Co. KG, Steinbeis 2i GmbH
 ► Rural Urban Nexus: Governance for Sustainable Land Use through City Region Food Strategies
Organised by German Federal Environment Agency, Ecologic Institute
 ► Strategic Raw Materials and Sustainable Development
Organised by ESM FoundationEIT Raw Materials and UNECE
 ► ICT and sustainability:  In Need of a Disruptive Research Agenda
Organised by Innaxis Research Institute, Texelia AG
 ► Sustainable Sourcing of Construction Materials
Organised by Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC)
 ► Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) – Potential for resource efficiency in construction sector
Organised by École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Development Alternatives Group
 ► ODS Banks Management: Challenges and Opportunities for Collection, Recycling and Destruction of ODS and e-waste Containing ODS
  Organised by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Topics

Workshops will address topical issues related to the main themes of the WRF 2017:

► Governance of Raw Materials
► Circular Economy and Sustainable Recycling
► Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
► Business Concepts on Resource Efficiency and Decoupling
► Sustainable Consumption and Production
► Life Cycle Thinking
► Smart Cities, Infrastructure and Lifestyles
► Capacity Building for Resource Efficiency

Workshops will include a mix of presentations and panels that encourages dynamic interaction and active participation.