Programme Day 1

07.40 - 08.30

08.30-10.00

Registration and refreshments

Plenary Session 1:
The challenge of transformation in a material world

Visionary Key note speaker:
“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
Filip Sjögren,
Precious Plastics, Filmmaker, Music Producer and Composer.

INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION 2050
Stina Klingvall,
Materials Economics

Research for the future of recycling
Christian Ekberg,
Professor Chalmers University of Technology

Panel discussion

10.00-10.30

Refreshments

10.30-12.00

Plenary Session 2: Meet the Disruptors

Headline Tbc
Rasmus Bergström,
Managing Director, Stena Recycling Group

Transforming the future with Circular Economy at Volvo Car Group
Karin André,
Director Circular Economy, Volvo Car Group

AI as an enabler for the circular economy
Klas Cullbrand,
Director Circular Economy, Chalmers Industriteknik
Bengt Eliasson,
Senior Consultant Addacoach

Planet positive starts with a low carbon circular economy
Gustav Askman,
Circular Economy Expert, Tetra Pak

To what extent can circular measures make scarce metals last?
Maria Ljunggren Söderman,
Chalmers

Innovative technological solutions to improve materials traceability
Luca Campadello,
Ecodom

Panel debate: looking for insights and transformation success factors

Introduction to key afternoon themes
Opportunity to brief and sell afternoon sessions to the whole audience

12.00-13.00

Lunch - including poster/exhibition area

3A: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS
Session Chair: Peter Woodward

How to approach and work with the UN’s sustainability goals
Guro Husby,
Norsirk

Circular management of contaminated soil
Lars Rosén,
Chalmers

Organizing for circular economy – an ecosystem perspective
Per Carlborg,
Örebro Universitet

Environmental services by a multipurpose biorefinery
Lina Lindahl,
RISE

What could be reasonable business applications for recycled regenerated cellulose fibers?
Hanna de la Motte,
Researcher & Project Leader RISE

Reuse of consumer electronics: what are the real environmental benefits?
Irmeline de Sadeleer,
Ostfold forskning

3B: METALS FROM SECONDARY SOURCES/CRITICAL MINERALS

Metals for a sustainable future
Anna Medvedeva,
Director Strategy and Technology Boliden Smelters

A review of scrap flows and material information management in the Swedish steel industry

Reinol Josef Compañero,
KTH

Biohydrometallurgy as a tool for recovery of metals from secondary sources
Erika Lönntoft,
RISE

Critical Raw Material Circularity for Solar Cell Technologies and Material Recycling Options
Burçak Ebin,
Chalmers

Re-manufacturing of cast components through dual casting
Johan Dahlström,
RISE

3C: CLOSING THE LOOP WITH PLASTICS PART 1
Session Chair: David Hensher Recipo

E-plastics - How to Optimize Plastics Recycling for Circular Electronics. Challenges in Europe for e-plastics?
Craig Thompson,
CEO, Semper Augustus Consulting

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,
Østfoldforskning

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

How to fairly account for recycled plastics in LCA: Norwegian cases
Pieter Callewaert,
Østfoldforskning

14.45-15.15

Refreshments

4A: WORKSHOP - TREATMENT OF REUSED ELECTRONICS AND E-WASTE IN EMERGING COUNTRIES
Chair: Kristina Eriksson,
El-kretsen

Circular Economy Business Models for electronics – Results of international survey
Pascal Leroy,
Director General of the WEEE

Circular value maximization vs Linear cost reduction, the case of phones
Joost de Kluijver,
Founder and Director of Closing the loop

How can information about reuse and recycling follow each and every e-product until it is waste?
Kristina Liljestrand,
Chalmers Industriteknik

Where do we as a local collection system make the most difference?
Fredrik Benson,
Business development COO El-Kretsen

Panel discussion

4B: RESEARCH AND INNOVATION ConverStation CAULDRON
Session Chair: Peter Woodward

Circular Manufacturing Systems: concept, characteristics, and implementation challenges
Malvina Roci,
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

Creating circular streams from GFRP composite waste
Cecilia Mattsson,
RISE

Monitoring of materials degradation to support lifetime optimization for circular economy
Päivi Kivikytö-Reponen,
VTT

Environmental services by a multipurpose biorefinanary
Hanna de la Motte

Conversion of non-recyclable textiles into valuable feedstocks by steam gasification.
Isabel Canete Vela,
Chalmers

Closed Loop Recycling through Depolymerization of PET and Polyester Waste
Karin Lindqvist,
Project Manager-Research Engineer, RISE

The role of ICT in Circular Economy enabled Product Life Cycle Management
Niloufar Salehi,
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

4C: CLOSING THE LOOP WITH PLASTICS PART 2 
Session chair: David Hensher Recipo

Pyrolysis of plastic waste – One solution for the future?
Mona Arnold,
VTT

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

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

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

Panel discussion

17.00-17.30

Plenary Session 5: Awards

17.30-18.30

18.45

19.00

Reception Session 6: Networking reception
Relaxed drinks reception with a ‘talk to me because…’ twist to encourage contacts and networking

Bus Transfer to River restaurant

Dinner at River Restaurant