The second Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce’s Environmental, Sustainability and Innovation Conference – ‘The Circular Economy 2016’ is being held on Thursday 16 June at BRE (Building Research Establishment).

The theme of this year’s half-day conference is ‘The Circular Economy: building innovation and enterprise’ and follows 2015’s inaugural conference which attracted an array of businesses and companies from a range of sectors, industries and institutions.

Agenda

08:00 – 08:45  Registration – coffee, tea and pastries

08:45 – 08:55  Welcome and address

08:55 – 09:05  Keynote address – ‘What is meant by the Sharing Economy?’

09:05 – 09:20  Guest speaker – Making the links between the Circular and Sharing Economies

09:20 – 09:30  Q & A

09:30 – 10:00  Panel session 1 – How has the Circular Economy developed in a year? And how its principles  can be adopted for building innovation and enterprise

10:00 – 10:10  Q & A

10:10 – 11:00   Break – networking and refreshments

11:00 – 11:30   Panel session 2 – The Circular Economy in practice – case studies on how to use the Circular Economy tools to adapt business models for commercial gain

11:30 – 12:00   Q & A followed by a conference summary

12:00 – 13:00   Lunch – networking, buffet lunch and coffee.

This conference is open to both Chamber members (member price is £46.80 per delegate) and non-members (non-member price is £81.60 per delegate). Prices include VAT, refreshments and a buffet lunch.