October 27th and 28th
The Future is
The second edition of Re-think - Circular Economy Forum is designed to give a vision of the macro trends, possible evolutionary paths and the main projects of the Circular Economy that might lead to the launch of new innovative and entrepreneurial activities.
Analyzing agriculture 4.0 with the introduction of digital or robotic elements, new types of cultivation such as Indoor and Vertical, and new methods of food preservation and transportation.
Focusing on the Circular Economy in an Urban context, showing current projects, but also possible development trends with a particular focus on Smart Cities, Mobility, Biocycles & Waste, Water and Air.
Highlighting Biomaterials that are increasingly replacing synthetic ones, emerging practices in the reuse and regeneration of materials (organic and synthetic) and future trends in material science.
Exploring emerging technologies that overturn the concept of waste and optimise the use of resources with a focus on AI, IoT, Blockchain, Clean Energy, Storage and Digital Applications for the Circular Economy.
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program OCTOBER 27TH
Introduction and institutional greetings:
Cristina Tajani, Deputy Mayor Municipality of Milan - Mario Cesare Gatti, Director of the Milan office at Catholic University - Francesco Castellano, Co-Founder at Tondo & Novu.
A new agenda for circular economy: the Circular Economy Action Plan in the European Green Deal
Federico Porrà, Policy Officer at European Commission.
CE opportunities and challenges from the new EU policy framework
Roberto Zoboli, Rector’s Delegate for Scientific Research and Sustainability at Catholic University.
Towards a Circular Food System
Giovanni Colombo, Senior Public Affairs Manager at EIT Food.
NeoruraleHub: Producer of the enviroment
Piero Manzoni, Founder & CEO at NeoruraleHub.
Food Waste & Sustainable packaging
Antonio Vaccari, Head of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) at Esselunga.
The hidden resources: How 10% of estimated 2027 global food shortage can be covered by ONE waste stream
Karin Beukel, Co-Founder at Circular Food Technology.
From food waste to product. Tales of Circular Economy
Ivan Calimani, Founder of Krill Design.
Innovating towards a Circular Economy for Food…
Merijn Dols, Global Director of Open Innovation & Circular Economy for Food at Danone.
The use of sensor technology in circular agriculture
Christy van Beek, Chief Agronomist at AgroCares.
The Circular and Bio-Economy in the EU Wine Sector
Miguel Cachao, Agronomic Engineer at AVIPE.
Growing vertically: one of the answers for the future
Paolo Forattini, Co-Founder at LocalGreen.
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program OCTOBER 28TH
Sustainable Development and Circular Economy: the new paradigm for the European Union
Enrico Giovannini, Founder and Director of the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS).
Lucia Scopelliti, Head of Unit, Economic development at Municipality of Milan.
The Netherlands circular strategy: Let’s make the circular shift together!
Johan O. Verboom, Consul General in Milan for the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Future Cities and Urban Forestry - Vegetation as an essential element of architecture
Stefano Boeri, President of Triennale Milano.
Circularity and decarbonisation of urban systems: an innovative and systemic approach
Paolo Cresci, Head of Sustainable Development at Arup Italy.
Engaging Citizen in the transition to Circular Cities
Nicola Tagliafierro, Head of Sustainability at Enel X.
Making space for tomorrow. ATM Full Electric plan and sustainability policy
Paolo Marchetti, Commercial, Strategy, Innovation and Sustainability Director at ATM.
Waste as a resource: how to generate value through innovation
Guglielmo Carra, Innovation Manager at A2A.
Clean water is a human right
Sebastian Lykke Møller, Business Development at Aquaporin.
Vitesy: green, sustainable and connected air purification
Paolo Ganis, Co-founder & CEO at Vitesy.
The Circular Economy in Cities and Regions: an OECD perspective
Oriana Romano, Head of Unit, Water Governance and Circular Economy at OECD.
Roundtable: Circular Economy Supporting Ecosystem
Stefano Martini, Head of Circular Economy Lab at Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center - Elena Jachia, Environmental Sector Director at Fondazione Cariplo - Stefano Peroncini, CEO at EUREKA! Venture SGR - Luca dal Fabbro, VP Circular Economy Network - Paolo Naldini, Director at Cittadellarte Fondazione Pistoletto - Katiuscia Terrazzani, Managing Director at Ayming Italy - Federico Luperi, Responsible for Digital PR at Adnkronos .
MATERIAL BALANCE: a new material table without waste
Ingrid Paoletti, Scientific Coordinator at Material Balance Design.
Bioplastics in the circular bioeconomy perspective
Giulia Gregori, Strategic Planning and Corporate Communication Manager at Novamont.
Recover Ingredients: from food by-products to cosmetic ingredients and plant fertilizers
Alessio Adamiano, Associate Researcher at ISTEC CNR.
What do a pencil and fashion have in common?
Susanna Martucci, Founder Alisea - Perpetua Alice Fortuna, Sustainability Communications Manager at WRAD Focus Design.
The lightness of Marble
Francesca Pievani and Alice Zantedeschi, Co-founders of Fili Pari.
Design with a future
Mie Mogensen and Arendse Baggesen, Co-founders of SMALLrevolution.
The New Porous Carbon Material “TriporousTM” - Made from rice husks and its contribution to solving social issues
Seiichiro Tabata, Triporous Technology Leader at Sony.
Nanotechnologies for the protection and endurance of surfaces
Marco Stefanini, Phoenix Materials - EPM.
How to measure material use and progress towards circularity?
Jacco Verstraeten-Jochemsen, Lead Business Strategy at Circle Economy.
Circular Economy: why technology does matter
Davide Chiaroni, Full Professor at Politecnico of Milano.
Digital Technology Roadmap to Enable the Circular Economy
Shyaam Ramkumar, Circular Innovation Expert at TondoLab.
Tech for Humans: sustainable models for Business and the World.
Pietro Lanza, General Manager of Intesa (IBM Group) and Blockchain Director of IBM Italia.
A dating site for materials
Maayke Aimee Damen, Founder at Excess Materials Exchange.
Harvesting flexibility to support RES penetration
Enrico Pochettino, Head of Innovation Department at IREN.
How demand-response contributes to a circular economy
Simon Bushell, Founder and CEO at Sympower.
3 Ways IoT Supports the Circular Economy
Daniel Lux, CEO and Co-Founder at Seluxit.
Achieving Sustainability of an Upstream Giant field with Digital Transformation
Gianmarco Rossi, Production Engineer at ENI - Luca Cadei, Deputy Plant Manager at ENI - Danilo Loffreno, Data Scientist at ENI.
Conclusions & Final greetings
Vito Moramarco, Director of ALTIS - Mariagrazia Fanchi, Director of ALMED.
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Alessio Adamiano CNRLinkedin
Alessio Colombo RicehouseLinkedin
Alice Fortuna WRAD Focus DesigLinkedin
Andrea Signorelli La StampaSito web
Antonio Vaccari EsselungaLinkedin
Christy VanBeek AgroCaresLinkedin
Cristina Tajani Municipality of MilanLinkedin
Daniel Lux SeluxitLinkedin
Davide Chiaroni Politecnico of MilanLinkedin
Elena Jachia Fondazione CariploLinkedin
Enrico Giovannini ASviSLinkedin
Enrico Pochettino IRENLinkedin
Federico Porrà European CommissionLinkedin
Ferdinand Grapperhaus PhyseeLinkedin
Alice Zantedeschi Fili PariLinkedin
Francesca Pievani Fili PariLinkedin
Francesco Castellano TondoLinkedin
Giulia Gregori NovamontLinkedin
Guglielmo Carra A2ALinkedin
Ingrid Paoletti Material BalanceLinkedin
Jacco Verstraeten Jochemsen Circle EconomyLinkedin
Johan O. Verboom Consulate NetherlandsLinkedin
Luca Dal Fabbro Private Equity FundLinkedin
Lucia Scopelliti Municipality of MilanLinkedin
Maayke Aimee Damen Excess Materials ExchangeLinkedin
Marco Capellini MatrecLinkedin
Mariagrazia Fanchi AlmedLinkedin
Mie Mogensen SMALLrevolutionLinkedin
Arendse Baggesen SMALLrevolutionLinkedin
Nicola Tagliafierro Enel XLinkedin
Oriana Romano OECDLinkedin
Paolo Cresci ArupLinkedin
Paolo Forattini Local GreenLinkedin
Piero Manzoni NeoruraleHubLinkedin
Pietro Lanza Intesa (IBM Group)Linkedin
Roberto Zoboli Università Cattolica del Sacro CuoreSito web
Sebastian Lykke Møller AquaporinLinkedin
Seiichiro Tabata SonyLinkedin
Simon Bushell SympowerLinkedin
Stefano Boeri Triennale MilanoSito web
Stefano Martini Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation CenterLinkedin
Stefano Peroncini Eureka! Venture SGRLinkedin
Susanna Martucci AliseaLinkedin
Vito Moramarco ALTISLinkedin
Ivan Calimani Krill DesignLinkedin
Merijn Dols DanoneLinkedin
Shyaam Ramkumar Tondo LabLinkedin
Giovanni Colombo EIT FoodLinkedin
Cosimo Maria Palopoli IUVLinkedin
Paolo Ganis VitesyLinkedin
Paolo Naldini Fondazione PistolettoLinkedin
Katiuscia Terrazzani AymingLinkedin
Federico Luperi AdnkronosLinkedin
Karin Beukel Circular Food TechnologyLinkedin
Paolo Marchetti ATMLinkedin
Mikela Druckman GreyparrotLinkedin
Danilo Loffreno ENILinkedin
Celia Guimaraes RaiLinkedin
Giacomo Biraghi Confindustria BergamoLinkedin
Laura Maria Ferri ALTISLinkedin
Mario Bonaccorso AssobiotecLinkedin