OECD and Nordic Innovation webinar: Spotlight on the circular economy in cities and regions
11:00 – 13.00
Spotlight on the Circular Economy in Cities and Regions that will take place on the 31 st March 2020. As part of the OECD Programme on the Economics and Governance of the Circular Economy in Cities and Regions, the Case Studies of Groningen (Netherlands), Umeå (Sweden) and Valladolid (Spain) will be officially launched during the webinar. Furthermore, representatives from the ongoing case studies in Granada (Spain), Glasgow (Scotland) and Ireland will share their experiences and seek for new ideas and practices from the audience. The session will be concluded with some highlights from the experiences of Nordic Countries.
This webinar is offered free of charge by OECD and Nordic Innovation. For Registration please see below.
Moderator: Ms. Aziza Akhmouch Head of the Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development Division, OECD
11.00-11.40: Launch of the three OECD reports
Groningen (Netherlands), Ms. Glimina Chakor, Deputy Mayor
Umeå (Sweden), Ms. Janet Ågren, Deputy Mayor
Valladolid (Spain), Ms. Rosa Huertas Gonzalez, Director of the Innovation, Economic Development, Employment and Commerce Department
11.40-11.50: Highlights from a peer-reviewer
Amsterdam (Netherlands): Ms. Eveline Jonkhoff, Strategic advisor and program manager circular economy
11.50-12.00: Q&A by Zoom chat
12.00- 12.15: The next generation of circular case studies:
Glasgow (United Kingdom), Ms. Cheryl Robb, Cities & Regions Manager, Zero Waste Scotland
Granada (Spain), Mr. Agustín Castillo Martínez, General Coordinator of Public Works and Urban Development
Ireland, Ms. Bernie Kiely, Assistant Principal, Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment
12.15-12.30: Highlights from Nordic Countries
Oslo (Norway), Mr. Håkon Jenthoft, Senior Executive Officer, International Relations
Nordic Innovation, Mr. Elís Benediktsson, Senior Innovation Advisor
12.30-12.45: Q&A by Zoom chat
12.45-13.00: Conclusions, Ms. Oriana Romano, Head of Unit, Water Governance and Circular Economy, OECD
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all participants for contributing to the success of the Swedish Chamber Patron Dinner on November 22, 2016. We cordially thank H.E. Ambassador of Sweden and Honorary Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mr. Per Holmström for hosting the Patron Dinner 2016 and Mr. Jeroen van der Veer, ING Keynote speaker and Honorary Guest, for sharing his experiences and introducing the Round Table discussions.