ECOS Member Update: ECOCITY Forum 2018 | 3-5 October
Organised by our Greek member ECOCITY, ECOCITY FORUM 2018 “Circular Economy in Smart Cities” is a multilateral event, focusing on the dissemination of the collective global knowledge on circular economy issues, as well as on raising public awareness and mobilising national and regional administration towards interconnectedness of today’s global challenges.
The programme will address climate change, evaluate health benefits and adverse effects under the current situation and potential interventions, and work on solutions towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals and feedback on current local or regional plans and learning from best practices from around the world. The Conference will include plenary and thematic sessions, workshops, round table meetings, academic and research papers, as well as exhibition of products and services related to urban sustainability and the circular economy.
Among invited speakers is Christoforos Spiliotopoulos, Senior Programme Manager, representing ECOS in session D2 “Rethinking product design towards Circular Economy”. Christoforos’ contribution will focus on the importance of designing energy-related products that are durable, repairable and fitting to a circular economy, and the role of the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling framework in achieving circular economy goals.