Symposium: The Circular Economy & Limits to Growth

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Ypsilon Park, Floris Grijpstraat 2, The Hague

Save-the-date: 28 January 2020

Does the circular economy enable endless growth? 

We are happy to invite you to our symposium titled The Circular Economy & Limits to Growth on 28 January 2020. 
In two rounds of themed sessions, we will explore the possibilities and opportunities of a circular transition in Industries, Agriculture and Horticulture, and, Cities. 
The panels will combine the knowledge of scientists, policy-makers and field experts to discuss critical questions. Join us to engage in meaningful discussions, find out about the latest research and field developments!




11:00-11:15   Welcome by Fenna Plaisier
11:15-11:45   Opening: The Circular Economy and Endless Growth
                         with Dr Arnold Tukker and Michiel Bijlsma
12:15-13:00   Lunch
13:15-14:00   Session 1
                         - Cities: The limits of circularity in cities
                           Mingming Hu, Ad Faasse (Business Unusual)
                         - Agriculture & Horticulture: Food forests and circular agriculture
                           Maarten Schrama
                         - Circular Industries: Domino disruption in the supply chain
                           Daan Schraven
14:15-15:00   Session 2
- Cities: Topic TBA
                         - Agriculture & Horticulture: Topic TBA
                         - Circular Industries: Circular Design
                           Connie Bakker
15:10-15:30   Closing by Rutger Hoekstra
15:30 - 16:00 Networking & drinks 

Symposium 2020

The event is open to all and free of charge. The event includes free lunch and refreshments.

Get your ticket here!

Do you have experience as a policy-maker or an expert in the field of sustainability, and would you like to provide your insights at the symposium? Please contact us to participate as a panellist.