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Scientific priorities for realising a circular economy

Scientific meeting

Location

Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9JJ

Overview

Satellite meeting organised by Professor Matthew Davidson, Professor Richard Catlow FRS, Professor Adrian Mulholland and Professor Graham Hutchings CBE FRS.

Building on the topics of the Discussion meeting, this Satellite meeting will focus on identifying specific scientific challenges and priority setting for realising a circular economy. Each session will focus on a core aspect of science and will be introduced by three experts leading to in-depth discussion, breakout sessions and final summary.

More information on the programme and registration will be available soon. Speaker abstracts will be available closer to the meeting. Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the meeting has taken place.

Attending this event

This is a residential conference, which allows for increased discussion and networking.

  • Free to attend
  • Advance registration essential (more information on registration will be available soon)
  • Catering and accommodation available to purchase during registration

Enquiries: contact the Scientific Programmes team

Schedule of talks

26 June

Session 1 09:00-12:30

Systems-level science for the circular economy

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Chairs

Professor Adisa Azapagic, The University of Manchester, UK

09:00-09:05 Welcome by the Royal Society and Professor Matthew Davidson

Professor Matthew Davidson, University of Bath, UK

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09:05-09:45 Short talks

Dr Jason Leadbitter, INOVYN, UK
Dr Richard MacGowan, Biomimicry, UK
Professor Stefanie Hellweg, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

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09:45-10:30 Discussion

Professor Adisa Azapagic, The University of Manchester, UK

Abstract

Discussion led by chair and speakers to identify key points/breakout groups

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10:30-11:00 Coffee

11:00-12:30 Breakout groups and synthesis

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Lunch

Session 2 13:30-16:45

Digitisation of science and the circular economy

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Chairs

Professor Adrian Mulholland, University of Bristol, UK

13:30-16:45 Short talks

Dr Barbara Montanari, Science and Technology Facilities Council, UK
Dr Rachel Munday, AstraZeneca, UK

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14:15-15:00 Discussion

Professor Adrian Mulholland, University of Bristol, UK

Abstract

Discussion led by chair and speakers to identify key points/breakout groups

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15:00-15:30 Tea

15:30-16:45 Breakout groups and synthesis

27 June

Session 3 09:00-12:30

Catalyst discovery for the circular economy

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Chairs

Professor Graham Hutchings CBE FRS, Cardiff University, UK

09:00-09:45 Short talks

Professor Elaine O'Reilly, University College Dublin, Ireland
Dr Michael Bender, BASF, Germany
Dr Paul Collier, Johnson Matthey, UK

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09:45-10:30 Discussion

Professor Graham Hutchings CBE FRS, Cardiff University, UK

Abstract

Discussion led by chair and speakers to identify key points/breakout groups

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10:30-11:00 Coffee

11:00-12:30 Breakout groups and synthesis

12:30-13:30 Lunch

Lunch

Session 4 13:30-16:45

Design of materials for the circular economy

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Chairs

Professor David Bucknall, Heriot-Watt University, UK

13:30-16:45 Short talks

Professor Julia Stegemann, UCL, UK
Roberto Werneck, BRASKEM, Brazil
Dr Arthur Garforth, University of Manchester, UK

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14:15-15:00 Discussion

Professor David Bucknall, Heriot-Watt University, UK

Abstract

Discussion led by chair and speakers to identify key points/breakout groups

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15:00-15:30 Tea

15:30-16:45 Breakout groups and synthesis

Related events

Scientific priorities for realising a circular economy

Satellite meeting organised by Professor Matthew Davidson, Professor Richard Catlow FRS, Professor Adrian Mulholland and Professor Graham Hutchings CBE FRS

Kavli Royal Society Centre, Chicheley Hall Newport Pagnell Buckinghamshire MK16 9JJ
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