Virtual Program Day 1

08.20 (CEST)

08.30

08.45-10.10

Online Check in

Conference Welcome
Árni Halldórsson,
Professor Supply Chain Management
Department of Technology Management & Economics,
Chalmers University of Technology

Process introduction
Peter Woodward

Plenary Session 1:
Nordic vision and delivery

“The Nordic Approach” – The Nordic region as the most sustainable and integrated region in the world 2030
Marthe Haugland, Senior Innovation Advisor Nordic Innovation

Creating a global impact with local circular economies
Jospeh Klatt, Precious Plastics, Filmmaker, Music Producer and Composer.

Building the world's greenest batteries
Dr Emma Nehrenheim,
Chief Environmental Officer, Northvolt

USE-REMANUFACTURING-REUSE-RECYCLE => OBSERVATIONS FOR LI-ON BATTERIES
Rasmus Bergström,
Executive Director, Stena Recycling Group /Managing Director BatteryLoop

Participatory interaction: 1-4 (click)

Panel discussion

10.10-10.30

Virtual Coffee Break

10.30-12.10

Plenary Session 2: Meet the Innovation Disruptors

Session instroduction: Peter Woodward

Transforming the future with Circular Economy at Volvo Car Group
James Lundström,
Director Circular Economy Volvo Car Group

AI as an enabler for the circular economy
Klas Cullbrand,
Innovation Manager at RE:Source and Director Circular Economy at Chalmers Industriteknik
Bengt Eliasson,
Senior Consultant Addacoach

Go Nature. Go Carton. A visionary and circular approach to Beverage cartons
Helena Lindh,
Market Sustainability Expert at Tetra Pak

Metals for a sustainable future
Johan Andersson, Director Strategy and Technology Boliden Smelters

Innovative solutions to improve WEEE traceability
Luca Campadello,
Projects & Innovation Manager at Erion

Participatory interaction: 1-4 (click)

12.10-13.00

Virtual Lunch - including virtual exhibition

3A: BATTERIES FOR ELECTRIC CARS - OUTLOOK

Moderator: Peter Woodward

Session introduction

The Lithium- Ion Battery Recycling Market
Hans Eric Melin,
Circular Energy Storage

The Future Challenges of a sustainable electrification
Pavel Calderon, Nortical

The Fate of Lithium-ion batteries for Vehicles in the Nordic Countries
Lisbeth Dahllöf, IVL

Boosting the Circular Economy of Li-ion batteries via development of sustainable recycling
Martina Petranikova, Chalmers

Panel discussion

3B: CLOSING THE LOOP FOR PLASTICS

Moderator: David Hensher, Recipo

Session introduction

Recipo Group closing the loop on plastic from electronics
Michael Fahd,
Quality Manager Recipo Material

An Asian perspective on Plastics Recycling and Utilization of Circular Economy
Anupam Khajuria,
Researcher, United Nations Centre for Regional Development in Nagoya, Japan

Standardisation landscape for circular plastic industry
Kristin Geidenmark Olofsson,
Innovation, Sustainability & CSR Director Trio Plast

The SirkulærPlast project: realising circular innovation in Norway
Cecilia Askham,
NORSUS

Closing the gaps to enable increased circularity of plastics
Thor Kamfjord,
Nomer

Transformation of existing petrochemical clusters into thermochemical recycling plants
Martin Seemann,
Chalmers

Moderated panel discussion

14.30-14.45

Virtual Coffee Break

4A: CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS

Moderator: Linus Brander, RISE

Session introduction

Obstacles and promoters for use of secondary materials
Martijn van Praagh,
AFRY
Linus Brander,
RISE

Recycling of plastic pipes in large scale
Anna Jansson,
PhD and Research Scientist at RISE with expertise in recycling and durability of plastics

Bio-Based Construction Materials during Service- and End-of-Life in a Circular Economy
Prof. Patrick Teuffel,
Professor Innovative Structural Design, Eindhoven University of Technology

Circular strategies for bio-based composite materials in four market segments
Tatjana Karpenja,
RISE

Resource efficient use of fibre reinforced polymers
Ann-Christine Johansson,
Researcher at RISE, Bioeconomy and health

Future of fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) composites - enabling materials' sustainable value cycles
Lena Smuk,
RISE

Speaker panel discussion

4B: RESEARCH AND INNOVATION ConverStation CAULDRON

Moderator: Peter Woodward

Session introduction

Circular Manufacturing Systems: An essential paradigm shift for the manufacturing industry
Malvina Roci,
PhD candidate, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Utilization of mineral side streams in high-value application: case study
Marjaana Karhu,
VTT

Cirular Flooring- Obstacles and promoters for use of secondary materials
Melanie Schulte,
Bavarian Research Alliance GmbH

Create circular streams from GFRP composite waste
Cecilia Mattsson,
RISE

Circular Design Network in Finland
Päivi Kivikytö-Reponen,
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

The role of ICT in Circular Economy enabled Product Life Cycle Management
Niloufar Salehi,
P.h.D student in Production Engineering at KTH

Environmental services by a multipurpose biorefinery
Sudhanshu Pawar,
RISE

Participatory interaction: 1-4 (click)

16.15-16.45

Plenary Session 5: A point of view

Plenary controversial keynote:
“The challenges to become circular” – large investments needed to cope with the transition from linear to circular
Jon Haag, Chief Circular Officer at &REPEAT

Plenary discussion with moderator

16.45

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