Workshops (WS)

WRF 2019 will host a series of comprehensive workshops as part of the conference program. Under the theme ‘Anchoring Natural Resources and Raw Materials Management for Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production’, WRF 2019 aims to streamline the concept of sustainable development across sectoral policies and support sustainable consumption and production programs that are based upon life-cycle approaches.

  • Workshops address topical issues related to the 12 conference themes:
  • Green and circular economy
  • Sustainable development goals (SDGs)
  • Decoupling
  • Life cycle thinking and resource efficiency
  • Energy efficiency, business, and financing
  • Mining and supply security
  • Raw materials in the informal economy
  • Sustainable consumption and production
  • Recycling and waste management
  • Eco cities, sustainable construction, and infrastructure
  • Mobility and transport
  • Digitalization and ICT

The below workshops have been selected for the WRF 2019:

  1. “Towards an Integrated Sustainable Resource Management” Workshop, hosted by the ESM Foundation (“Entwicklungsfonds Seltene Metalle”), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and EIT Raw Materials
  2. “Sustainable trade relations” Workshop, hosted by NRP 73
  3. “How to Create a Bio-Based Circular Economy – From Political Goals to Actions in Cities and Industries” Workshop, hosted by the University of Freiburg
  4. “The Horizon 2020 project CEWASTE (Voluntary Certification Scheme for Waste Treatment)” Workshop
  5. “Scoping Workshop for a Nation-Wide Study on Resource Efficiency and Climate Change in India” Workshop, hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
  6. “Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI) Program” Workshop
  7. “Acting on 1.5: An Anatomy of Action” Workshop, hosted by the 10-year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP) Sustainable Lifestyles Initiative Multi-Stakeholders Advisory Committee (SLE MAC) at UN Environment
  8. “Towards a Public Innovation Compass” Workshop, hosted by the NewHoRRIzon Project managed by the Federation of German Scientists
  9. “G20 Emerging Economies’ Perspective on Resource Efficiency Challenges and Prospects” Workshop, hosted by GIZ (German Bilateral Development Cooperation Agency) India
  10. “CRITICALC: Scoping a CRITICALity Life Long Learning Course” Workshop, a project by EIT Raw Materials