Programme

3 DAY conference

Day 1
15 November 2017
Wednesday
Clock icon 14:00 – 17:00

Registration

Clock icon 14:00 – 16:00

Around Ljubljana

Guided walking tour (advance booking is required)

It covers all the major sights located in the old centre of Ljubljana. Visitors get to know the unique character of "Stara Ljubljana" (Ljubljana Old Town), where distinct Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture combines with masterly creations by the 20th century architect Jože Plečnik.

Clock icon 16:00 - 18:30

ExCOM

ExCom members only

Clock icon 19:00 - 21:30

Welcome to Ljubljana!

Opening evening

Day 2
16 November 2017
Thursday

GOOD MORNING LJUBLJANA

Kabiné Šerinjon, fashion project

You are invited to the CIRCULAR café where we are going to wake up while listening to short presentations by interesting and inspirational people. 

WELCOME SPEECHES

Zoran Janković, mayor of Ljubljana
Daniël Termont, EUROCITIES president and mayor of Ghent
Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general

LET'S START

VIDEO MESSAGE FROM BRUSSELS
Karmenu Vella,
European commissioner for environment, maritime affairs and fisheries

HERE TO IMPRESS

 

The role of the circular economy in the resource story and the cities.
Janez Potočnik, co-chair of UNEP International Resource Panel and former European commissioner for the environment

 

NETWORKING & HAVE COFFEE WITH ...

Alenka and Maja, Cultural art society Smetumet
Urša Malovrh, Hotel Park manager
Niko Korpar, Marketing manager at Circular Change

 

You choose who you want to have coffee with! Interesting people are going to be available for a conversation about circular economy, their ideas, experiences and whatnot. You sign in for Have coffee with … on site in front of the CIRCULAR café.

CIRCULAR TALKS

 

What is next? Can we live without noise, pollution and car ownership?
Matej Čer, Founder AvantCar
 

​There is no time to postpone sustainability.​
Iza LoginCo-Founder Login5 Foundation and former co-founder and Deputy CEO of Outfit7 

 

 

 

TASTE LJUBLJANA

Lunch

 

Go for the local flavours! Within the framework of the Taste Ljubljana project, selected restaurants offer the traditional dishes of Ljubljana, which are made from local ingredients and prepared by using modern cooking methods.

 

 

ROUNDTABLES

  • Circular society – transitioning jobs & skills
  • Circular partnerships – breaking silos, creating communities
  • Circular business – the power of public procurement
  • Circular growth – developing the urban model
Clock icon 15:30 - 16:00

MOVE YOUR LEGS

Short break

PRIVATE POLITICAL SESSION

Clock icon 20:00 - 22:30

Circle it!

Awards ceremony

Day 3
17 November 2017
Friday

GOOD MORNING LJUBLJANA

Presentation of the project P.A.T.H. by Starck with Riko
You are invited to the CIRCULAR café where we are going to wake up while listening to short presentations by interesting and inspirational people. 

SPEEDNETWORKING

The purpose of this session is to provide networking opportunities and give EUROCITIES members a fast, direct platform to share their knowledge and experience.

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NETWORKING & HAVE COFFEE WITH ...

Ali Žerdin, Journalist and editor
Mateja BenedettiCo-Founder & sustainable fashion designer Matea Benedetti
Federico Guerrieri, Coordinator of the ‘Cities4Europe – Europe for Citizens’ campaign 


You choose who you want to have coffee with! Interesting people are going to be available for a conversation about circular economy, their ideas, experiences and whatnot. You sign in for Have coffee with … on site in front of the CIRCULAR café.

PLENARY SESSION

 

WELCOME SPEECH
Violeta Bulc
, European commisioner for mobility and transport

 

 

CLOSING OF CONFERENCE

 

WRAPPING UP LJUBLJANA 2017
Abdeluheb Choho, chair of EUROCITIES Environment Forum


CITIES4EUROPE
Daniël Termont, EUROCITIES president

 

GOODBYE FROM LJUBLJANA
Zoran Janković, mayor of Ljubljana

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

LET'S TRY RIČET & POTICA

Lunch