Programme March 8

Day 2, Thursday 8:th March 2018 – Preliminary Programme

Venue: RunAn, Chalmers Conference Centre, Gothenburg
07.40-08.30 Registration and refreshments
08.30-10.00

Plenary Session 6: Distinctly Nordic – Future Technologies for the Circular Economy

Venue: RunAn
Chair: Peter Woodward, Facilitator, Quest Associates Ltd

  The Distinctive proposition and the potential of Nordic Leadership
Key note speaker – Representative of Nordic Council of Ministers
Anders Geertsen, Head of Department, Nordic Council of Ministers
  Preserving material value for a circular economy
Per Klevnäs, Materials Economics AB
  Circular Manufacturing Systems – an emerging paradigm in the context of Circular Economy
Amir Rashid, Assistant Professor, Head of Manufacturing and Metrology Systems, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
  Development and application of a Circular Economy analysis framework
Vibeke Stærkebye Nørstebø, Research Manager of Operation Research Group, SINTEF Technology and Society
  Thermolysis in material recycling – system solutions for converting wastes into chemicals, fuels, materials and energy
Anja Oasmaa, Principal Investigator and Principal Scientist, VTT – Technical Research Centre of Finland
  Panel discussion on what Nordic leadership can contribute to Circular Economy
Panel members: Anders Wijkman, Chairman, The Swedish Recycling Industries’ Association, Vibeke Stærkebye Nørstebø, Research Manager of Operation Research Group, SINTEF, Amir Rashid, Assistant Professor, Head of Manufacturing and Metrology Systems, KTH, Per Klevnäs, Materials Economics AB.
10.00-10.30 Refreshments
10.30-12.00

Breakout Session 7

 

7A: New business models for a Circular Economy
Venue: Palmstedt
Chair: Tomas Haglund-Flemström, Director Nordic Sustainability Strategy, Accenture
The five generic circular economy business models are thriving as they bring together the principles of design thinking, new disrupting technologies and the ambition to create infinite resource loops.
Accenture and friends go through the business models, technologies, five circular consumer preferences and explain how to combine them to build fast scaling business models that respond to ongoing changes in the market.
The basic numbers of circularity: 3 Drivers, 4 Linear Wastes, 5 Circular Business Models and 5 Consumer pledges replacing 4Ps with 3 Technologies
Tomas Haglund-Flemström, Director Nordic Sustainability Strategy, Accenture
How 5 circular models beat 1 successful recycling loop – Danish WEEE learnings
Kristopher Hvidsteen, Sustainability Strategy Lead Denmark, Accenture
Exercise: Applying the 5 business models on your business
Building 5 Circular Capabilities – learnings from the world leading Circular multinational
Anna Belvén Töndevold, Accenture and Eleonora Tieri, IKEA
Upcycling of electrical and electronic waste – save the functionality!
Kristoffer Gramnaes, Project Manager Circular Economy, Chalmers Industriteknik
7B: Metals from Secondary Sources/Critical Minerals
Venue: RunAn
Chair: Lennart Gustavsson, Chairman, Georange
Maximizing recoveries through world-class technology
Ing-Marie Andersson Drugge, Director Strategy and Technology, Boliden
Digitalizing the Circular Economy – Fairphone as an example
Markus Reuter, Director, Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology
Increasing the recovery of critical raw materials (CRM) from WEEE. Ecodom Italian trial: From innovative collection to innovative treatments
Luca Campadello, Projects, Researches & Data Mining Manager, ECODOM
Mine tailings valorization potential as raw materials for reaction-sintered mullite-based ceramics
Marjaana Karhu, Research Scientist, VTT – Technical Research Centre of Finland
Material design strategies for secondary raw materials and residues with case examples
Päivi Kivikytö-Reponen, Research Team Leader, Machine Health, VTT – Technical Research Centre of Finland
Circular Economy of Li-ion batteries recycling
Martina Petranikova, Assistant professor, Chalmers University of Technology
Panel discussion
12.00-13.00 Lunch – including poster/ exhibition area
13.00-14.30

Breakout Session 8: Innovation Deep Dive 1

(3 parallel sessions, A, B, C)

 

8A: Theme WEEE
Venue: Palmstedt
Chair: Norbert Zonneveld, Executive Secretary, European Electronics Recycling Association (EERA)
Economics of WEEE treatment in Europe
Norbert Zonneveld, Executive Secretary, European Electronics Recycling Association (EERA)
Increased collection and reuse of electronics
Hanna Ljungkvist, Senior Project Manager, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation – Consequenses for the WEEE sector. How do I prepare my organization?
Johan Hagelin, Management Consultant, Agima
Chemical regulation for EEE – what are the challenges for producers when it comes to compliance?
Magdalena Salomonsson, Compliance Manager, Recipo
Environmentally differentiated producer responsibility fees – a way of promoting resource-efficient electronics?
Anna Fråne, Waste Engineer and Project Leader, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
Panel discussion
8B: Textile transformation
Venue: RunAn
Chair: Peter Woodward, Facilitator, Quest Associates Ltd
100% Circular – towards a sustainable fashion future
Felicia Reuterswärd, Sustainability Manager, H&M Hennes
& Mauritz Sweden AB
Textile recycling – challenges and potential
Lisa Schwarz Bour, Researcher/Project Manager Textiles,
Swerea IVF
Conditional Design – the power of design to synthesize
Adrian Zethraeus, Project Manager, Re:textile
Collection of textiles in multi-family buildings – a pilot project in Gothenburg
David Dalek, Business development Manager, Renova
Solving complex textile recycling – from ideas to piloting
Ali Harlin, Professor, VTT – Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Panel discussion
8C: Automotive Action/ Batteries for Electric Cars
Venue: Scania
Chair: Kristina Eriksson, El-kretsen
– Challenges, Opportunities and Outlook
Right drivers for a well-functioning battery lifecycle – how new circular business models in Automotive support
Tomas Haglund-Flemström, Accenture Strategy
Sustainable collection, aftermarket and recycling of lithium-based vehicle batteries
Max Björkman, Project Manager, Chalmers Industriteknik
The Electric Car, as it should be?
Pavel Calderon, Innovation Manager, Abtery
How will a high utilization of electric vehicles in fleets affect the life cycle of batteries and provide new opportunities for material circularity?
Jenny Lang, Lead Engineer, Energy Storage Advanced Battery Technology, NEVS – National Electric Vehicle Sweden
How can knowledge of life cycle emissions of EV batteries help us achieve circularity?
Mia Romare, Project Manager, IVL – Swedish Environmental Research Institute
Panel discussion
14.30-14.50 Refreshments
14.50-15.45

Plenary Session 9: Radical thinking for a circular economy

Venue: RunAn
Chair: Peter Woodward, Facilitator, Quest Associates Ltd

  Radical thoughts/perpectives on the conference theme
  Business (models) for circularity
Joost de Kluijver, Director, Closing the Loop
  Using machine learning to empower automation within reverse logistics
Johanna Reimers, CEO, Refind Technologies AB
  Circular Materials – real-life examples and challenges
Dag Duberg, Nordic Sustainability Manager, Tarkett
  Circular Materials at work
Fredrik Olofsson, Sales Manager, Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB
  How much critical raw material is there in the European urban mine?
Pascal Leroy, Secretary General, WEEE Forum
15.45-16.30

Plenary Session 10: Maintaining the momentum

Venue: RunAn
Chair: Peter Woodward, Facilitator, Quest Associates Ltd

  Session introduction
Peter Woodward, Facilitator, Quest Associates Ltd
  Investing in the circular economy
Jamie Butterworth, Partner, Circularity Capital LLP
  Visionary keynote speech:
Materials Economics – the Solution for the Society and the Climate Challenge?
Anders Wijkman, Chairman, The Swedish Recycling Industries’ Association
  Key conference messages
  Panel conversation on maintaining momentum
  Closing remarks
16.30 Close