Event | Circular Economy Hotspot Belgium 2019

Circular cities Hotspot Belgium

After the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Scotland, Belgium will be hosting the 2019 Hotspot. The program will offer you a unique opportunity to discover how the transition towards a circular economy is taking place in Belgium.

On Monday 18 November, the Hotspot will start at 5pm at the Brussels City Hall. High-level speakers and Toon Wassenberg, sustainability consultant and change maker will have the floor. Speeches will be followed by a walking dinner to facilitate networking.

On Tuesday 19 November, five thematic visits will be organised in four different cities. This configuration allows you to choose the theme that suits you :

Brussels Circular cities
Antwerp Sustainable Chemistry
Ghent Resource recovery & Industrial Symbiosis in the Port
Resource Recovery & Urban development
Mons Recycling and Resource efficiency

After each visit, a reception will be offered by the host city.

On Wednesday 20 November, participants will have the opportunity to follow a round table discussion with high-level European and Belgian politicians. Afterwards, everyone will have free access to the G-STIC, organised by our VITO partner, from 20 to 22 November.

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