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Circular Cities Weeks (CCW): Circular Economy Club Almada

Webinar focused on making the public aware of some of the most inspiring and impactful examples in the context of the Circular Economy, in Portugal, France, Brazil and the Netherlands. We will also discuss how Circular Transformation can be the path to economic recovery.
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Circular Cities Weeks (CCW): Circular Economy Club Almada

Horário e local

31 Oct 2020, 15:00 WET
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Sobre o evento

As members of the Circular Economy Club (CEC), we decided to participate in Circular Cities Weeks (CCW) , a global event organized in 43 cities around the world.

In this sense, we are going to organize a webinar focused on making the public aware of some of the most inspiring and impactful examples in the context of the Circular Economy, in Portugal, France, Brazil and the Netherlands. We will also debate how Circular Transformation can be the path to economic recovery and the creation of a regenerative system for our planet and for our societies.

The event will be online, in a collaborative format and will have the following structure:

  1. Circular Economy Club (CEC) and Circular Cities Weeks (CCW) presentation (5 min)
  2. Brief overview of the Circular Economy (5 min)
  3. Presentations by invited speakers (40 min)
  4. Debate: "How can the circular economy promote job creation and economic recovery?" (20 min)
  5. Q&A (10 min)

Speakers:

  • Ana Prata: Graduated in Health Sciences and with a Master's Degree in Applied Microbiology. During the master's he found his true passion. He was interested in valuing science, innovation and the impact of technology on society, and these areas ended up being the beginning of his first start-up. He worked in several different areas within the area of business and innovation. The connection between the scientific method and business innovation is something that has allowed him to test and apply his knowledge in areas such as electronic commerce, engineering, health and fitness. During one of these adventures he started to learn about the concept of circular economy, eventually linking his skills with this area.

  • João Silva: Chemical Engineer graduated from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), with a passion for innovation and work purpose in building a Circular, Collaborative and Inclusive Economy in the 21st Century. He is currently attending a postgraduate course in Chemical and Biochemical Process Engineering at UFRJ and is a member of the international climate change network Youth Climate Leaders. Experience in an international project on waste management of electronic equipment in the development of a pilot polymer recycling equipment and in an electric energy company in the environmental area.

  • Natália Alencar: Graduated in Environmental Sciences, with a Masters in Environmental Management. He fell in love with the circular economy due to the multiple ways it offers to rethink and redesign processes and systems in favor of sustainability. She is currently an Open Innovation intern at Building Global Innovators.

  • Vânia Messiah: After working for a few years in the management area, Vânia returned to her passions by graduating in interior design and photography. He expanded his skills to graphic and web design and launched himself as a freelance designer at Côte d'Azur for three years. Originally from Porto and after having spent more than 20 years in France, she returned to settle in Portugal where she participated in the StartUp Voucher program with her Sweet Banana project, a sustainable clothing brand for Riders and fans in the sector ( Surf, Skate and Snowboard ). Today, he continues to work as a designer while developing his brand.

Facilitation:

  • Mariana Pinto e Costa: Entrepreneur, daydreamer and positive incurable, she has a degree in management, specializing in entrepreneurship and innovation and a master in business strategy. She worked for 4 years as Project Manager Financed by the European Social Fund (PT2020) and the Erasmus + Program. Certified Trainer, Business Coach and Event Organizer. Founder of BeeCircular and coordinator of Circular Economy Club Almada. Alumna selected in the 2nd phase of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's From Linear to Circular London (2020) program.
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