Published August 2, 2018

WCEF2018 Side Events

A number of side events will be held together with the WCEF2018. The side events include networking activities around a specific topic related to circular economy. Most of the side events take place on Wednesday 24th of October. All side events require separate registration, please see details below.

Sunday, 21 October

Nordic Circular Get-together
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Announced to the participants personally
Organiser: Nordic Innovation

Tuesday, 23 October

Global Material Resources Outlook to 2060: Economic Drivers and Environmental Consequences
Time: 1:00 – 1:45 pm
Location: Pacifico Yokohama, 5th floor, room 511+512
Organiser: OECD

Grand Opening: EU Going Global: Innovative Solutions for Circular Services
Time: 5:45 – 6:15 pm
Location: Pacifico Yokohama – Conference Center, room 301
Organiser: Executive Agency for Small-and Medium-Sized Enterprises (EASME) / European Commission

Wednesday, 24 October

Circular Economy & Sustainable Lifestyles – Connecting the Dots
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Pacifico Yokohama – Conference Center, Room 414 & 415
Organiser: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)

EU Going Global: Innovative Solutions for Circular Services
Time: 9:15 am – 12:15 pm
Location: Pacifico Yokohama – Conference Center, Room 213
Organiser: Executive Agency for Small-and Medium-Sized Enterprises (EASME) / European Commission

The 11th 3R Conference for Asian Local Governments
Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: TKP Garden City Premium Minato-Mirai 
Address:  MM Park Building 5F,3-6-3 Minatomirai Nishi-ku, Yokohama-City, Kanagawa Pref.
Organiser: Japan Environmental Sanitation Center (JESC)

The Future of the Economy is Circular – the Role of Foresight Practices and STI
Time: 1:00 – 5:30 pm
Location: NISTEP, 3 Chome-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0013
Organisers: NISTEP (National Institute of Science and Technology Policy of Japan), Business Finland, The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra

Excursion by the Japan Environmental Sanitation Center
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm (time of departure from meeting point at 1:30 pm 
Departure meeting point: TKP Garden City Premium Minato-Mirai, MM Park Building 5F,3-6-3 Minatomirai Nishi-ku, Yokohama-City, Kanagawa Pref.
Organiser: Japan Environmental Sanitation Center (JESC)

Integrating Social, Ecological and Financial Value
Time: 4:00 – 6:30 pm
Location: Otemachi Park Building,  1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Organisers: Circular Economy Club Tokyo, co-hosted by So Now Asia Pte. Ltd.

Finland Circular Economy Networking Night
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Location: Embassy of Finland, 3-5-39, Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8561
Organisers: Embassy of Finland in Japan Trade Section, Business Finland

 

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