18th – 20th April 2023

Bergamo, Italy

Held under the
patronage of

Ministero Ambiente Sicurezza Energetica
ISPRA
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ComuneBergamo
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Confindustria-header
ICE
UniAcque
Ministero Ambiente Sicurezza Energetica
ISPRA
Regione Lombardia-header
ComuneBergamo
ENEA-header
Confindustria-header
ICE
UniAcque

18th – 20th April 2023

Bergamo, Italy

Conference Agenda

Waste Management Europe's prestigious annual summit welcomes hundreds of international professionals tackling their own waste management challenges head-on. Welcoming policymakers and regulators, engineers and technologists, sector specialists and advisers, including global organisations leading the revolution to slash waste - meet them all here at the WME 2023 summit.

Learn and then build from insightful, groundbreaking case studies and projects that are changing the way we manage waste, improve efficiencies, drive down costs, and provide us with the capabilities to transition towards a net-zero circular economy that benefits us all.

“Reducing, Reusing & Recycling for a Better Planet”

Day 1 – Tuesday 18th April 2023
08:00
08:00
 - 08:45
Coffee & Welcome Refreshments & Delegate Badge Collection
08:45
08:45
 - 09:00
Senior Representative, 
Region of Lombardy
08:45
08:45
 - 09:00
Delegates seated for opening
09:30
09:30
 - 09:50
Giorgio Gori, 
Mayor of Bergamo, 
City of Bergamo
09:50
09:50
 - 10:15
10:15
10:15
 - 10:40
Senator, 
Italian Senate
10:45
10:45
 - 11:45
Coffee & Networking Break
11:15
11:15
 - 11:30
Chief Executive Officer, 
Montello SpA
Rafael Apraiz Egana, 
President, 
ATEGRUS
Sir Robert Goodwill MP, 
Chair of the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Committee, 
UK Government
13:00
13:00
 - 14:15
Lunch & Networking Break
Senior Manager, Circular Economy & Sustainability, 
Deloitte
Sustainability Project Manager, 
Novo Nordisk
Group Procurement, 
Ikea Group
Director of Circular Economy, 
Amazon
Managing Director, 
Krieg & Fischer Ingenieure GmbH
15:45
15:45
 - 16:15
Coffee & Networking Break
CEO, 
Insect Engineers
The Waste Transformers
Clive Allison, 
Global Sustainability Director, New Business Models, 
Unilever
Day 2 – Wednesday 19th April 2023
08:15
08:15
 - 09:00
Coffee & Refreshments
09:00
09:00
 - 09:10
Chair’s Recap of Day 1, Introductions to Day 2
Head of Sustainability, 
Aeroporti di Roma
Managing Partner, 
MV Labs
Co-Founder, 
Hyve Geo
Applications Engineer, 
European Space Agency
10:50
10:50
 - 11:20
Coffee & Networking Break
Senior Manager, Circular Economy & Sustainability, 
Deloitte
Sustainability and Circular Economy Consultant, Project Manager, 
Th!nk Europe
United Nations Environment Programme, 
Airbus
Mayor of Capannori, 
Town of Capannori
Andrew Parrott, 
Environment, Infrastructure and Economic Development Convenor Councillor, 
Perth & Kinross Council, Scotland
Katerina Thorstensson, 
Head of Sustainability, 
Gotenborg & Co
Jack McQuibban, 
Cities & Communities Programme Coordinator, 
Zero Waste Europe / Mission Zero Academy (MiZA)
13:15
13:15
 - 14:15
Lunch & Networking Break
General Manager, 
ReLife
National Land and Mineral Reserves Manager, 
Heidelberg Materials Australia
15:45
15:45
 - 16:15
Coffee & Networking Break
Vanya Veras, 
Secretary General, 
Municipal Waste Europe
City of Milan
Zoran Jankovic, 
Mayor of Ljubljana, 
City of Ljubljana
GSF Upcycling
University of Bergamo
Jean-Pierre Schweitzer, 
Policy Officer, Product Policy & Circular Economy, 
European Environmental Bureau
17:15
17:15
 - 17:30
Conclusions of our Chair and close of Day 2
Day 3 – Thursday 20th April 2023
08:15
08:15
 - 08:00
Coffee & Refreshments
09:00
09:00
 - 09:10
Chair’s Recap of Day 2, Introductions to Day 3
Howard McCann, 
Senior Lawyer, Environment Agency for England (and) High-Level Advisory Board Member, 
WasteForce
Waste Crime & Corruption Consultant, 
Basel Institute of Governance
Calum MacDonald, 
Executive Director, Scottish Environmental Protection Agency & Chairperson, Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Committee Advisory Board, 
INTERPOL
10:30
10:30
 - 11:00
Coffee & Networking Break
Research & Development Manager, 
Erica Srl
Technical Manager, 
A2A Ambiente
Biffa
Frank Rogalia, 
Director of Innovation & Technology, 
ACC Aqualia, Spain
San Pellegrino
Four presentations that showcase insightful innovations in Solids Waste Management from SMEs breaking through in the industrial waste sectors.
CEO, 
Krysteline
12:45
12:45
 - 13:00
Chair’s Wrap Up and Conclusions to End
13:00
13:00
CONFERENCE CLOSES – Lunch, Networking & Exhibition Time for Attendees

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