SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION 2012

Resource Efficiency, Innovation and Lifestyles

Part of the ‘Towards Sustainable Product Design’ series of conferences

17th International Conference
29th-30th October 2012
Alanus University
Bonn
Germany

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Programme

Day 1 – 29th October 2012

Chair: Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK
08:30 Registration
09:30 Introduction and Opening Remarks
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative
Arts
, UK
09:50 Keynote: Eco-innovation Action Plan & Resource Efficiency
Luca Venerando Giuffrida, Unit E.4 LIFE Environment & Eco-innovation, Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission, Belgium
10:25 Keynote: Materials Security, Productivity & New Business Models
Nick Morley, Director, Oakdene Hollins, UK
11:00 Coffee/Tea and Networking
11:30 Keynote: Resource Efficient Europe
Dr Harry Lehmann, General Director, Division – Environmental Planning and Sustainability Strategies, Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), Germany
12:00 Resources, Innovation & Lifestyles: Global Business Perspective
Jack de Bokx, Senior Director, Worldwide Environment, Health & Safety, Johnson & Johnson, UK
12:30 Resource Management and Technological Innovation
Sascha Hermann, Director, VDI Zentrum Ressourceneffizienz GmbH, Germany
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Resources, Innovation & Lifestyles: 2050
Michael Kuhndt, Director, CSCP, Germany
14:45 Resources, Innovation & Lifestyles: Personal Visions, Perspectives and Stories
Product Redesign: Ramon Arratia, Sustainability Director, InterfaceFlor Europe, UK
Innovation Tradition: Bernd Draser, Lecturer – Philosophy & Cultural Studies, ecosign and Akademie für Gestaltung, Germany
Sustainability Labs: Lorenz Erdmann, Senior Researcher, Fraunhofer ISI – Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, Germany
Green Ocean: Søren Femmer Jensen, Director, Co-Creative, Denmark
Eco Venturing: Professor Dr Klaus Fichter, Innovation and Sustainability Management, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany
Households 2050: Michael Lettenmeier, Consultant, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany
Foresight Sustainability: Fabiana Scapolo, Team Leader, Foresight and Horizon Scanning, European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), Belgium
Corporate Change: Ole Schilling, Creative Direction, Product Design, Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany
Intelligent Design: Dr Chris Thorpe, Director, IDeA Limited, UK
16:00 Coffee/Tea and Networking
16:30
Panel:
Open ‘Green’ Innovation
Chair:
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK
Panel:
Trevor Davis, Futurist, IBM, UK
Maarten Ten Houten, Sustainability Manager, Global Commerce, Heineken, Netherlands
Wouter Kersten, Manager, Research and Innovation, Enviu, Netherlands
Christian Löwe, Senior Researcher, Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), Germany
17:30 Summary
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative
Arts
, UK
17:45 Drinks and Entertainment: Quatsch ‘Live’ – the Natural Resource of the 21st Century
The Quatschtronauts
20:00 Dinner

Day 2 – 30th October 2012

Chair: Michael Kuhndt, Director, CSCP, Germany
08:30 Registration
09:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative
Arts
, UK
09:10 Keynote
Stefan Seidel, Deputy Head, PUMA Safe Global, PUMA, Germany
09:45 Refereed Papers – ‘Top 30′ Papers
13:15 Lunch
14:15 New Business Models
Professor Ursula Tischner, Program Coordinator – Design for Sustainability, Savannah College of Art and Design, US
14:45 The Elvis & Kresse Story
Kresse Wesling, Co-founder & Director, Elvis & Kresse, UK
15:15 Coffee/Tea and networking
15:45
Panel:
Resources, Innovation & Design: Tools and Techniques
Chair:
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative Arts, UK
Panel:

Garrette Clark, Programme Officer, Business and Industry Unit, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), France
Dr Constantin Herrmann, Principal Consultant, PE International, Germany
Dr Jamie O’Hare, Senior Consultant, Granta Design, UK
Professor Ursula Tischner, Program Coordinator – Design for Sustainability, Savannah College of Art and Design, US
16:45 Conference Summary
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, University for the Creative
Arts
, UK
17:00 Close

Contact

For more information on Sustainable Innovation 12 please contact:

Martin Charter
Director
The Centre for Sustainable Design
University for the Creative Arts
Farnham Campus
Farnham
Surrey
GU9 7DS
UK
Tel: + 44 (0) 1252 892772
Fax: + 44 (0) 1252 892747
Email: mcharter@ucreative.ac.uk

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Strategic partner:

UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), Germany

Venue partner:

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Partners:

UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), Germany UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), Germany eco-innovation observatory logo world resources forum logo

Supporters:

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