Agenda

THURSDAY, September 20th2012

 

12:00 – 14:00

Registration

12:30 – 14:00

Walking buffet

14:00 – 14:15

Opening remarks : Philip Morton, WEEE Forum

14:15 – 14:30

Lord Taylor of Holbeach –  Defra

14:30 – 15:10

Gunter Pauli – Zero Emissions Research & Initiatives (ZERI)

15:10 – 15:30

Antonio Tajani – European Commission

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:20

Stephen Taylor - Samsung Electronics Europe

16:20 – 16:40

Stéphane Arditi - European Environmental Bureau

16:40 – 17:00

Helmut Kolba - Remondis

17:00 – 17:50

Interactive panel discussion – Q&A 

17:50 – 18:00

President’s closing remarks : José Ramón Carbajosa, WEEE Forum

19:00 – 23:00

Conference dinner on the boat ‘Silver Sturgeon’

 

 

FRIDAY, September 21st2012

 

08:30 – 09:00

Registration and coffee

09:00 – 10:45

Session 1: How do we reach the new WEEE collection targets?

Potential of improvement on every level

Moderator: Leo Donovan (WEEE Ireland, WEEE Forum)

Speakers:

Hans Ulrich Schwarzenbach – Zuger Einwohnergemeinden für die Bewirtschaftung von Abfällen (ZEBA)

Graham Davy – SIMS Recycling Solutions

Klaus Hieronymi – HP

Christian Brabant – Eco-systèmes, WEEE Forum 

10:45 – 11:15

Interactive panel discussion – Q&A 

11:15 – 11:45

Coffee break

11:45 – 13:00

Session 2: From WEEE to resources

The future contribution of the take-back systems

Moderator: Jan Vlak (Wecycle, WEEE Forum) 

Speakers:

Karl Falkenberg – European Commission 

Thomas Marinelli – Philips  

Koen Demesmaeker – Umicore Precious Metals Refining

Danilo Bonato – Re.Media, WEEE Forum

13:00 – 13:15

Interactive panel discussion – Q&A 

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch break

14:30 – 16:00

Session 3: Making a better world with WEEE recycling

Moderator: Jan Vrba (ASEKOL, WEEE Forum) 

Speakers:

Baptiste Legay – French Ministry of the Environment

Umberto Raiteri – European Recycling Platform

Mike Biddle – MBA Polymers

Pascal Leroy – WEEE Forum

David Higgins– Interpol

16:00 – 16:15

Interactive panel discussion – Q&A 

16:15 – 16:30

President’s closing remarks : José Ramón Carbajosa, WEEE Forum