International Mazovia Circular Congress
7 Oct 2022
Mazovia Circular Congress is one of the biggest international events about circular economy. Its goal is to promote the idea of a circular economy, support sustainable business models and establish cooperation between interested stakeholders.
The Congress is the closing day of Circular Week 2022 and will take place on 7 October 2022. ICLEI is a partner of the event.
The Congress will feature lectures and discussion panels among international experts representing areas such as macroeconomics, bio-economy, urban infrastructure, waste management and plastics. There will also be workshops and matchmaking session.
The event will have a hybrid format.
9:00 - 9:45 Opening session: Where are we and where are we going in the context of the circular economy? Ministry of Climate and Environment, Andrea Liverani (World Bank); Alberto Arroyo Schnell (European Regional Office); Helena O'Rourke-Potocki (ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability)
9:45 – 10:45 Circularity GAP Report Poland
11:00 - 11:45 Cities as centres of circular transformation. Małgorzata Michalska (Urban Lab Rzeszów), Municipality of Krakow, Municipality of Bergen, Municipality of Prague, Municipality Amsterdam, Mazovian Marshal Office, Helena O'Rourke-Potocki (ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability)
11:45 - 12:30 Influencing responsible consumption and production - Interaction between companies and consumers
13:30 - 14:30 Workshop session and business matchmaking with representatives of start-ups offering circular solutions
14:30 -16:00 A simple path to circularity? The search for "the low-hanging fruit" in circular transformation