Programme May 11 2016

Day 1, Wednesday May 11 – Final Programme

Venue: RunAn, Chalmers Conference Centre, Gothenburg
Chair: Ingemar Tigerberg, editor in chief, Camino
07.45 Registration and coffee.

Session 1: Introduction – Policy Session

08.25 Welcoming address
Björn Sandén, Professor, Energy and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology
08.35 Cases from the Blue Economy
Gunter Pauli, Professor, ”Serial entrepreneur”, author and initiator of The Blue Economy
08.55 EU Circular Economy and Raw Materials Policies
Magnus Gislev, Directorate-General for Growth, European Commission
09.10 Recycling – a multidisciplinary area
Christian Ekberg, Professor, department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Nuclear Chemistry and Industrial Materials Recycling, Chalmers University of Technology
09.20 Resource efficiency – An automotive opportunity and challenge
Axel Edh, Senior Strategic Advisor Environment at Research and Development, Volvo Car Group
09.40 Innovation, Excellence and Evolution of Global Asset Management
Anand Narasimhan, Managing Director, Sims Recycling Solutions
10.00 Coffee Break and Poster Session

Session 2: Technical and commercial outlook

10.30 Do we have the right business model within Electronic recycling to develop the business and a circular loop?
Rasmus Bergström, CEO, Stena Technoworld
10.50 Material input needed to close the loops in a circular economy
Pär Weihed, Professor, Vice Rector, Luleå University of Technology
 11.05 Urban Mining Development of Critical Metals from WEEE
Takashi Nakamura, Professor, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University
11.25 PROMETIA: An association promoting the development of a circular economy of strategic materials
Stéphane Bourg, PROMETIA EXCOM Chairman / Project Director at The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission – CEA
11.40 Panel discussion: Summary of morning sessions
Jonas Carlehed, Sustainability Manager, IKEA
Lars Josefsson, Kemiföretagen, Stenungsund
Gunter Pauli, Professor, ”Serial entrepreneur”, author and initiator of The Blue Economy
Anand Narasimhan, Managing Director, Sims Recycling Solutions
Axel Edh, Senior Strategic Advisor Environment at Research and Development, Volvo Car Group
12.10 Lunch and Poster Session

Session 3: Circular Materials Business applications

13.10 Circular economy – opportunities for business, benefits for society
Kalle Saarimaa, Managing Director for Ekokem AB and also responsible for supply chain in Ekokem Group
13.30 Realizing resource-efficient recycling of vehicles
Maria Ljunggren Söderman, researcher, Energy and Environment, Chalmers University of Technology
13.45 ProSUM – Prospecting Secondary raw materials in the Urban mine and Mining Waste
Sarah Downes, Environmental Affairs Manager, Repic Ltd
14.00 Mining waste as a resource in circular economy – the Swedish example
Erika Ingvald, Head of Division, Mineral information and Mining Industry, Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU)
14.15 Recovering scarce technology metals from EoL equipment in Switzerland
Rolf Widmer, Senior Scientist, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa)
14.35 Recovery of wastes
Gro Eide, Director R&D Technical Centre, Elkem Technology
14.55 Coffee Break and Poster Session

Session 4: Building material

15.25 How do we reach increased level of reused material in the building process?
Carina Loh Lindholm, Project manager Climate & Sustainable Cities, IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute
15.45 Integrating recycling operations in the activities of construction companies
Christina Lindbäck, Corporate Sustainability Manager, NCC AB
16.05 To sort out the old mistakes and make sure we can deliver healthy buildings
Marianne Hedberg, Sveriges Byggindustrier/The Swedish Construction Federation

Session 5: Circular Materials Business Case Studies

16.40 Intelligent sorting prolongs the life of used products
Johanna Reimers, CEO, Refind Technologies
16.50 Tyres – part of a true circular economy
Elisabeth Gustafsson, CTO, Scandinavian Enviro Systems
17.00 Recycling – A win-win concept. We had a problem that turned out to be a new market.
Emil Lindén, Sales/Marketing Manager, Bergo Flooring AB
17.10 Panel discussion: Summary of the day
Mikael Gröning, Deputy Managing Director, The Swedish Recycling Industries’ Association
Nils Hannerz, Head of Circular Economy, IKEM – Innovation and Chemical Industries in Sweden
Mårten Sundin, Marketing Manager, El-Kretsen
18.00 Transport by bus to Universeum.
18.30 Tour Universeum.
20.00 Dinner at Universeum.