Free Circularity Workshop

KAP EUROPA, FRANKFURT MESSE, GERMANY

NOVEMBER 13, 2019

12:30 – 19:00

 

Procurement for a Circular Economy:

Sustainable ICT Products & Services

 

Free workshop for purchasers to increase knowledge about circular procurement, practical applications in ICT procurements, and available tools and resources.

AGENDA

 

12:30-13:00 Registration
13:00-14:00

Introduction: What is Circular Procurement?
Overview of policy drivers and recent guidance. 

14:00-14:15 Break
14:15-15:45

Identifying Circular products and using Service & Performance

Based Contracting to advance Circularity
Examples of life-cycle product attributes used in ICT procurements – life extension, reuse, recyclability. Discussion on specific contracting approaches and how they advance Circularity.

15:45-16:00 Break
16:00-17:00 Implementing Circular ICT Procurements in your Organization
Overview of available circular procurement resources, case studies, and tools
17:00-19:00 Meet fellow purchasers during a GEC sponsored networking happy hour!

 

LIMITED SPACE, please RSVP at rsvpcircularity@greenelectronicscouncil.org

SPEAKERS

Preliminary workshop speakers list. More being added soon.

Nancy Gillis

CEO Green Electronics Council

CUNO VAN GEET

Senior Policy Advisor SCP, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Netherlands

MARCEL JACOBS

Founder of CIRCL8 and co-initiator of ARCTIC – Alliance for Responsible Circular and Transparent procurement of ICT

STAY and attend the E-waste World Conference & Expo: Closing The Loop on The Global E-Waste Challenge, November 14 -15, 2019 at Kap Europa, Frankfurt Messe.   A key focus of the event is Green & sustainable electronics.