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ARISE-GIN Symposium 2020: Towards Circular Regions Hybrid event - physical and online

This year ARISE organises its annual sumposium in collaboration with Greening of Industry Network (GIN) and the Sustainability Week at the University of Twente. For the first time, this symposium will be organized in a hybrid manner due to COVID-19 restrictions for traveling. The program will consist of presentations sessions that will be physically held while also being broadcasted online for digital audiences. 

   

About the symposium

The title of this year's symposium is 'Towards Circular Regions'. Transdisciplinary knowledge has been emphasized to facilitate the transition from a linear to a circular economy (CE). Regional and broader scale initiatives are needed to manage multiple actors, sectors, scales and dimensions during the transitionary period. Systematic collaboration among societal representatives through their value chains can enhance regenerative production and consumption systems.

Regionally we pose a number of questions:

  1. how can government facilitate business transitions to offer products that have self- regenerative potential?
  2. how can business create business models that are profitable while ensuring resources management includes circularity principles, delivers products at reasonable cost, with high quality, and a self-regenerative sustainable-footprint?
  3. to what extent can education facilitate society to make purchasing decisions accordingly with responsible-regenerative consumption principles?
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Programme

Full programme ARISE-GIN Symposium

Location of plenary session TL3330

(90 attendants maximum)

Group 1

Group 2

Group 3

Group 4

9:30-10:00

Registration/ Coffee/tea

10:00-10:10

Welcome message by president of the UT executive board dr. Victor van Chijs

10:10-10:30

OECD   Oriana Romano

10:30-10:50

UNIDO

Nilgün Tas

10:50-11:10

Metabolic

Tamara Streefland

11:10-11:30

Utrecht Sustainability Institute

Jaqueline Cramer

11:30-11:50

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Seb Egerton-Read

11:50-12:00

Wrap up plenary session

12:00-13:00

Lunch break

OH210

Virtual UT tour

Lunch break /Musical intermezzo

13:00-15:00

Paper presentations 1

Regions

OH215

Paper presentations 2

Industry (Construction, textile sectors)

OH210

Paper presentations 3

Industry 2 (Packaging, food sectors)

OH113

CO2 game/workshop

OH111

(only physically)

15:00-15:20

Coffee break

Virtual UT tour

15:20-15:50

Keynote speaker

Angele Reinders (UT)

15:50-16:00

Closing remarks

Call for papers

The paper submission deadline has passed and the call is now closed.

More information and contact

You can contact one of the members of the organizing committee for more information about the symposium.

dr. M.L. Franco Garcia (Laura)
Assistant Professor
dr. S. Bhochhibhoya (Silu)
Assistant Professor
dr. A.H.M.E. Reinders (Angele)
Associate Professor
prof.dr.ir. B. Schuur (Boelo)
Professor

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