Pathway to global policy industry and societal impact on resource efficiency and sustainability event
White Rose Brussels (WRB) is delighted to invite you to an event on the 27 June 2017 at 16:00 – 18:00 jointly hosted with the Advanced Resource Efficiency Centre (AREC), University of Sheffield.
This event hosted by John Procter, MEP for Yorkshire and Humber, European Conservatives and Reformists Group, aims to showcase the research excellence and impact performed by AREC towards achieving environmental sustainability, resource production and consumption efficiency, and maximising its outreach globally.
During the event, participants will get the chance to become aware of the Supply Chain Environmental Analysis Tool – Intelligence (SCEnATi) as part of AREC’s research. SCEnATi is a tool used by leading organisations to map their supply chain and identify improvement opportunities in terms of economic, environmental and social factors by relying on the tool’s businesses intelligence capability integrated within the hybrid lifecycle analysis methodology. More info can be found at http://www.scenat.com/
15:30 Registration and coffee
16:00 Welcome by John Procter (MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber)
16:15 Introduction by Phil Holliday on White Rose Brussels Office and the White Rose Universities
16:20 Keynote by Prof Lenny Koh and presentation of AREC – the global resource efficiency challenges and how AREC helps to address them
16:40 Panel discussion with Prof Panos Ketikidis (Vice Principal: Research and Innovation, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield in Thessaloniki, Greece), Jay Sterling Gregg (European Energy Research Alliance), Philippe Micheaux Naudet from ACR+ (Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management) and Maria Rincón Liévana (DG Environment, European Commission); open debate
17:25 Conclusions, next steps and wrap-up
17:30 Networking drinks reception
If you do not hold a European Parliament pass, we are able to sign you in.