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Sustainable Winter Festival

Get inspired on circularity & sustainability at the 1st Sustainable Winter Festival, co-organized by VUB and ULB. Join interesting lectures & debates and visit our Winter Market where you can find unique circular gifts and discover food & drinks with a positive story.


  • 9h - 12h: Pitches HACK MOBI
  • 12h - 14h: Discovery lunch - food & drinks with a positive story
  • 14h -16h: Lectures and Debates Programme
    • 14h - 14h10: Introduction by prof. dr. Cathy Macharis
    • 14h10 - 14h25: Setting the scene for circularity by prof. Wouter Achten
    • 14h25 - 14h50: Assessing circularity: what does it mean for a product to be circular, and does that mean it is sustainable? by PhD researcher Alexandre Hureau
    • 14h50 - 15h15: Urban circularity: what are current 'circular' practices & projects in Brussels? by PhD researcher Giulia Caterina Verga
    • 15h15 - 15h30: Break
    • 15h30 - 16h: External speakers on circularity
  • 16h - 18h: Circular drinks & networking




Pleinlaan 2
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Building D
1050 Brussels
19 December 2019 from 9:00 to 18:00 Add to personal calendar

Organised by VUB, ULB & VBO