Events

Circular Economy for Enterprises

Date

1. Mar 2024

Location

For in person attendees location:
DOKK1, Hack Kampmanns Plads 2, 8000 Aarhus C

09:00-13:00 (In-person)
10:00-11:30 (Online)

 

Register here
Registration deadline is 28/2-2024 for online registration

The Circular Economy Action Plan of the European Union underscores the imperative transition from a linear to a circular economic model, essential for both economic growth and resilience in the face of resource depletion. As Circular Economy remains a relatively emerging concept, navigating its complexities presents challenges for businesses.

The Circular Economy for Enterprises workshop seeks to aid industries and companies in Denmark and Europe by offering insights into the latest advancements in Digital Product Passport, Standardization, and Product Design within the Circular Economy.

The format includes three parallel workshops facilitated by sector experts, providing participants with the opportunity for active engagement. Additionally, two keynote speakers from Danish industries will share successful implementations of circularity and sustainability. The event concludes with a networking session featuring complimentary drinks.

You can participate online and in person (limited number of seats in case of physical attendance). Keynote sessions will not be streamed.

Program (in-person):

8:30 – Registration, Main entrance DOKK1
9:00 – Event opening, Store Stage
9:10 – Industriens Fond, Anders Ziegler Kusk, Programme Lead for Sustainable Production, Store Stage
9:40 – Break

Parallel sessions (in-person and online)
10:00 – Circular Design – Unleashing New Revenue Streams for OEMS by Aarhus University, Lille Stage
10:00 – Circular Economy – Business Strategies using connected Products by EcoWise, Møderum 2
10:00 – Circling the Square – Exploring the Current Landscape of Sustainability Standardization and Circular Practices by UNI, Undervisning 1

(In-person)
11:30 – Lunch, Store Stage
12:15 – LEGO, Dr. Anita Friis Sommer, Head of Sustainable Operations, Store Stage
13:00 – Friday Bar & Networking, Store Stage

For more information, please contact Giovanni Formentini, mail: giof@mpe.au.dk, phone: +45 93 52 11 95;

This event is arranged  by Aarhus University, CLEAN, CircThread and TechCircle. The CircThread project has received funding from the European Union’s H2020 programme under Grant Agreement No. 958448. The event is also financially supported by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science.

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