Cities & Regions as Catalysts for Smart & Sustainable Innovation

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

19th International Conference
3rd-4th November 2014





Martin Gertz Andersen CTO Green Seminars, Denmark
Moa Björnson Project Manager Malmö Innovation Platform, Environment Department, City of Malmö, Sweden
Birgit de Boissezon Head of Unit, Sustainable Management of Natural Resources DG Research & Innovation, European Commission, Belgium
Dr Laurent Bontoux Policy Analyst JRC, European Commission, Belgium
Guido Braam CEO Circle Economy, Netherlands
Professor Martin Charter Director The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, UCA, UK
Panos Coroyannakis Director ISLENET, Belgium
Dr Trevor Davis IBM Distinguished Engineer and Consumer Products Futurist IBM, UK
Robbert Droop Policy Coordinator & Project Leader Environmental Protection Office, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment & ECO-INNOVERA, Netherlands

Soren Femmer Jensen Founder & Director Co-creative, Denmark
Gil Friend Chief Sustainability Officer City of Palo Alto, US
Sascha Glasl Founding Partner Space and Matter, Netherlands
Eva Grambye Special Envoy & Head of Department Global Green Growth Forum, Ministry of Foreign
, Denmark
Lars Holte Nielsen Member, Management Board ERRIN, Denmark
Professor Ulrik Jorgensen DIST Centre, Department of Development & Planning University of Aalborg, Denmark
Professor Simon Joss International Eco-Cities Initiative University of Westminster, UK
Christian Loewe Senior Expert Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Germany
Professor Tim McAloone Department of Mechanical Engineering Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Michal Miedzinski Senior Consultant Technopolis, Belgium
Lars Fogh Mortensen Sustainability Director Copenhagen Institute on Risk and Sustainability, Denmark
Christophe Nuttall Executive Director R20 Regions of Climate Action, Switzerland
Martine Postma Founder Stichting Repair Café, Netherlands
Henrik Poulsen Manager Green Startup House, Denmark
Almut Reichel Project Manager, Sustainable Consumption & Production and Waste European Environment Agency, Denmark
Professor Tina Saaby Chief City Architect City of Copenhagen, Denmark
Gianluca Salvatori President and CEO Progetto Manifattura and European Research Institute on Cooperation and Social Enterprises, University of Trento, Italy
Professor Fred Steward Professor of Innovation & Sustainability Policy Studies Institute & Climate KIC, UK
Dorte Vigsoe Team Leader and Chief Consultant Fund for Green Business Development, Danish Business Authority, Denmark
Professor Wang Yi Director-General Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


For more information on Sustainable Innovation 2014   please contact:

Professor Martin Charter
The Centre for Sustainable Design ®
University for the Creative Arts
Farnham Campus
Tel: + 44 (0) 1252 892772
Fax: + 44 (0) 1252 892747

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