What benefits does the Circular Economy bring to the Americas?
Moderator: Chair, Circular Economy Platform of the Americas
High-Level Speakers: 3 max
Salon Humbolt (upstairs)
Circular Economy placed in the context of the Americas
Questions to answer:
How do you understand Circular Economy in the context of the Americas?
What is the circular economy market potential in the region?
What are suitable policies for a Circular Economy transition in the region?
What are the challenges and business opportunities for the regional private sector in an evolving global circular economy?
Target audience: Government Officials and Multilaterals
Speakers: 3 max.
Preparing the next generation for the transition to a Circular Economy in the Americas
What is the level of capacity in place to develop circular economic solutions?
What are the challenges and opportunities for the regional academic sector to facilitate the transition toward a regional circular economy?
What are effective ways to bring about awareness and change in mindset?
Target audience: Academia
Lunch and Networking
Visit the Market Place
(Parallel activities ongoing throughout the day)
Enabling Circular Economy development across the region
Open Panel Discussion (no power point presentations)
What are policies and regulations that support the transition toward a Circular Economy in the region?
How can the Circular Economy transition in the Americas be financed?
How to enable the Circular Economy transition across the region?
Panelists: 5 max.
Circular Economy capacity in the region
Target audience: Academia, Sociedad Civil, Entrepreneurs, and Business Reps
What is the Circular Economy market potential in the Americas?
What are the first Circular business models in the region?
How conducive is the existing policy and regulatory regime for a Circular Economy transition?
What is the role of cities in a circular transition?
How can a new generation of experts be trained and prepared for a circular economy?
What is the level of investments in research and development required for new circular solutions in the region?
What did we learn?
Question to be answered:
How does Circular Economy benefit the American Continent?
1x Government Officials and Multilaterals
1x Entrepreneurs and Business Reps
Chair, Circular Economy Platform of the Americas
Ambassador CEFA2018 – Santiago, Chile
Official Closing of CEFA2017