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IEMA Futures - Introduction to the Circular Economy

Have you heard of the Circular Economy but not sure how to apply it in practice or what it means? Join IEMA Futures in this interactive webinar where we will provide an introduction to the concept, looking at some of its theory, practice and relevance to sustainability.

We are delighted to be joined by two special guests who will talk about their experience of implementing the circular economy in their work. Additionally, at the end of this webinar, you will get a chance to apply what we discuss in a small exercise of product mapping. Make sure to book your place!

This webinar is suitable for students, young professionals or professionals that are unfamiliar with the circular economy.

An approximate agenda for the event is as follows:
12:30 – 12:35 – Introduction to the session
12:35 – 12:40 – What is the circular economy?
12:40 – 13:00 – How can the circular economy be applied in practice?
Practical examples from guests
13:00 – 13:15 – Breakout session: Product Journey Mapping
13:15 – 13:25 – Main room discussions
13:25 – 13:30 – Final questions & Closing the session

Speakers for the event include:

Katie Thomas - Senior Strategy manager, York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership
Katherine Whalen - Researcher in Sustainable Business & Host of Getting in the Loop Podcast

Oct 28, 2020 12:30 PM in London

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