From the 20th till the 24th of April the Circular Economy Bootcamp will take place in two different countries: Belgium and France. The event starts in Brussels and ends in Paris. More details of the program and how this organised, can be found in the attached brochure.
The European Bootcamp offers a unique ecperience of dialogie between academic expertise and experience in the field of circular economy in Brussels and Paris 3rd weel of April 2020. The complementarity between experts and lecturers from VUB, ULB and MINES ParisTech, and the variety of themes will add a unique dimension to the Bootcamp. Site visits, peer to peer exchanges and joined work on case studies will help to acquire a broad picture of this complex subject. This Bootcamp is proposed and hosted by VUB, ULB and MINES ParisTech and will alternatively take place in Brussels on VUB campus and at MINES ParisTech campus in the center of Paris.
Circular economy rquires and interdiscipilinary approach, this major topic appeals to a wide range of potential participants coming from various sectors. Company managers, employees, project manager, consultants, officials, public servants, confronted with circular economy challenges, recent graduates and current PhD students with a specific interest are welcome.
The Brussels-Paris Bootcamp will start with 2 days in Brussels to set the conceptual and theoretical scene, investigate on the question of methods and metrics, and focus on the role and possible way of the different actors to lead to the transition toward circular economy. The followong days in Paris will adress the interactions between innovation and real field experience both in territorial and industrial ecology on urban and construction sector, and for enterprises in circular business models.