Day 2: Thursday – 30 Nov 2017

The Circular Economy in the American Continent

Time

Activity

8:00 AM

Registration

9:00 AM

Salon Restrepo

Plenary

What benefits does the Circular Economy bring to the Americas?

 

Moderator: Chair, Circular Economy Platform of the Americas

 

High-Level Speakers: 3 max

10:00 AM

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

 

Moderator:

Speakers: 3 max.

 

Co-organized with:

Salon Restrepo

Preparing the next generation for the transition to a Circular Economy in the Americas

 

  • How do you understand Circular Economy in the context of 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

 

Moderator:

Speakers: 3 max.

 

Co-organized with:

12:30 PM

Patio SURA

Lunch and Networking

 

Sponsored by:

 

Salon Mutis

 

Visit the Market Place

(Parallel activities ongoing throughout the day)

Co-organized with:

2:30 PM

Salon Humbolt (upstairs)

Enabling Circular Economy development across the region

 

Open Panel Discussion (no power point presentations)

 

Questions to answer:

  • 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?

 

Target audience: Government Officials and Multilaterals

 

Moderator:

Panelists: 5 max.

 

Co-organized with:

Salon Restrepo

Circular Economy capacity in the region

 

Open Panel Discussion (no power point presentations)

 

Target audience: Academia, Sociedad Civil, Entrepreneurs, and Business Reps

 

Questions to answer:

  • 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?

 

Moderator:

Panelists: 5 max.

 

Co-organized with:

4:30 PM

Salon Restrepo

Plenary:

What did we learn?

 

Question to be answered:

How does Circular Economy benefit the American Continent?

 

Moderator:

 

Rapporteurs:

1x Government Officials and Multilaterals

1x Entrepreneurs and Business Reps

1x Academia

5:00 PM

Salon Restrepo

Closing Ceremony

 

What’s next?

Chair, Circular Economy Platform of the Americas

 

Presentation by:

Ambassador CEFA2018 – Santiago, Chile

Closing Remarks:

Ambassador CEFA2017

 

Official Closing of CEFA2017

6:00 PM

Surprise

Farewell Cocktail

 

Sponsored by:

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