The World Circular Economy Forum 2018 consists of 17 plenary and parallel sessions showcasing the world’s best circular economy solutions for business, cities and finance. Three days of discussions, networking and side events. Please, note that the programme is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the forum.

Monday 22 October

11:00

Doors open

12:00

WCEF2018 Grand Opening

Circular Visions towards 2050

13:30

Break

14:30

Parallel Sessions

Accelerating the Circular Economy in Cities
Circular Finance and Impact Investment
Building a Sound-Material Cycle Society: Learnings from Japan
The 4th Industrial Revolution and the Circular Economy

16:00

Break

16:30

Plenary

Economic benefits, social inclusion and poverty eradication from Circular Economy

18:00

Evening reception

 

Tuesday 23 October

8:00

Doors open

9:00

Plenary

Circular Lifestyles and Consumer Solutions

10:30

Break

11:00

Parallel Sessions

Education for the Circular Economy
Global Value-Chains and Circular Trade
Preventing Marine Plastic Waste with Circular Solutions
Showcasing Circular Business Solutions

12:30

Networking lunch

14:00

Parallel Sessions

Circular Economy’s Frontier of Knowledge
Mobility Revolution and Future Transportation for the Circular Economy
Energy and Climate Solutions for the Circular Economy
Circular Economy and Rural Development

15:30

Break

16:00

WCEF2018 Grand Finale

Commitments and International Co-operation for the Circular Economy

17:30

End of WCEF2018

See you next year in Helsinki, Finland!

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