Brokerage Event | LëtzBiz – Circular

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Date(s) - 21/06/2017


EEN Luxembourg organise the brokerage event LëtzBiz – Circular in Luxembourg on 21 June 2017, in the framework of the international event “Luxembourg Circular Economy Hotspot 2017”.

LëtzBiz – Circular targets mainly SMEs, in order to inform them about circular economy, to stimulate cross-border partnerships and to initiate an exchange between companies and experts in this field. The focus is on all aspects of Circular Economy.

The event includes a round table discussion on cross-border best practices in the field of circular economy, workshops, pitches, a small exhibition and b2b meetings between companies from different countries as well as between experts and businesses.

The participants have also the possibility to exchange with circular economy experts from all over the world, who participate in the Luxembourg Circular Economy Hotspot 2017 and join the Enterprise Europe Network event in the afternoon.

The participation fee amounts to 99.00 EUR for the first company representative and 50.00 EUR for any additional participant.

More information can be found on the website of the event.



09h00 – 09h30 Welcome of the participants
09h30 – 18h00 Exhibition «Circular Economy in Luxembourg»



09h30 – 10h25 Opening Session

Welcome address – Mr Carlo Thelen, Director general, Chamber of Commerce
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) – Mr Norman Fisch, Secretary général, INDR
Keynote speech on the Third Industrial Revolution, Circular Economy and the “Rifkin strategy” – Mr Jeannot Schroeder, Director, Positive ImpaKT S.à r.l.

10h30 – 12h00 Workshops / b2b meetings
  10h30 – 11h10 WS1: Fit4Circularity, organised by Luxinnovation   WS2: Circular Business Models in industry, organised by FEDIL
  11h15 – 11h55 WS3: Eco-construction, organised by Order of Architects and Consulting Engineers (OAI)   WS4: Tools to assesss and optimise the sustainability of circular economy solutions, organised by Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
12h00 Arrival of the “international expert delegation”

12h00 – 12h45 *** Lunch ***

12h45 – 14h15 b2b meetings



Opportunities & Challenges for circular economy in the Greater Region and the Benelux countries:
Could crossborder cooperation unlock circular economy?



14h30 – 14h40 Welcome address
Mr Michel Wurth, President, Chamber of Commerce



14h40 – 14h50 Opening speech
Mr Camille Gira, Secretary of State for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure

14h50 – 16h10 Opportunities & Challenges for circular economy in the Greater Region and the Benelux countries: Could crossborder cooperation unlock circular economy? – Panel discussion on best practices in the field of cross border circular economy moderated by Mr Camille Ney

– Mr Herman Bavinck, Quartermaster / Programme director, Holland Circular Hotspot
– Mr Alain De Muyser, Deputy Secretary General, Benelux Union

– Mr Thomas Griese, State Secretary, Ministry for the Environment, Energy, Nutrition and Forestry of Rhineland-Palatinate
– Mr Fabian Collard, Director general, Groupe IDELUX-AIVE
– Mr Philip Marynissen, Facilitator, Vlaanderen Circulair

– Mr Klaus Wollner, Key Account Manager, Waste Development, Veolia
– Ms Elodie Jupin, ReStart Programme Manager, Tarkett EMEA Division
– Mr Bernard Mottet, Director Ecotrel A.s.b.l

16h30 – 16h45 Closing Remarks
Ms Corinne Cahen, Minister for the Greater Region

17h00 Departure of the “international expert delegation”

17h00 *** Networking Cocktail ***

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