Day 2 | Venue: EESC - Rue Belliard 99, Brussels

DAY 2 | 10 March 2017

08.00 | Registration and coffee

09.00 | Welcome and outline of activities

  • Luca Jahier, President of Various Interests' Group, European Economic and Social Committee (tbc)
  • Cillian Lohan, Rapporteur of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Circular Economy Package

09:45 | Interactive workshops

  • 09:45-10.30 | Round 1: What should a European Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform focus on?
  • 10.40-11.30 | Round 2: How do we ensure the Platform is effective?

11.00 | Coffee break

11.30 | Putting it all together: synthesising the workshop results 

  • Ladeja Godina Košir, Executive Director, Circular Change (SI)
  • François-Michel Lambert, Chairman, Institute for the Circular Economy (FR)
  • Máté Kriza, Chairman, Foundation for the Circular Economy (HU)
  • Arthur ten Wolde, Expert, De Groene Zaak/ (NL)

12.45 |  Next steps and formal launch of the Circular Economy Platform

  • Brenda King, President of Sustainable Development Observatory, European Economic and Social Committee (tbc)
  • Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director-General, Directorate-General for the Environment, European Commission



Programme - Circular Economy: one year after adoption, working together for the future