‘Circular Economy’ Innovation & Design

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

21st International Conference
7th-8th November 2016
University for the Creative Arts
KT18 5BE





Anne-Marie Benoy Manager of Sustainable Resources Policy Connect, UK
Duncan Baker-Brown Director BBM Sustainable Design, UK
Fenna Blomsma Researcher Imperial College, UK
Giulio Bonazzi Chairman & CEO Aquafil Group, Italy
Dr Louis Brimacombe Chairman, Sustainable Development Group IOM3, UK
Martin Charter Director The Centre for Sustainable Design ®, UCA
Ichin Cheng Director and Co-Founder Sustainable Innovation Lab, UK/Asia,
Phil Cumming Chair of BSI’s Sustainable Resource Management Committee and Director Koru Sustainability Ltd, UK
Mark Dempsey UK Sustainability Manager HP Inc, UK
Christina Dixon UK Campaigns Manager for Sea Change World Animal Protection, UK
Rebecca Earley Director Textile Futures Research Centre, UK
Delina Evans Knowledge Transfer Manager – Service Design Knowledge Transfer Network, UK
Jeremy Faludi Researcher UC Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, Experimental Physics, US
Søren Femmer Jensen Director Co-Creative, Denmark
Laura Foster Senior Pollution Policy Officer Marine Conservation Society, UK
Neil James Researcher Environmental Research Institute, University of the Highlands & Islands, Scotland
Jon Khoo Co-Innovation Partner Interface Inc, UK
Ben Kneppers Co-Founder Bureo Inc, US
Scott Knowles Co-Founder ObjectForm, UK
Cindy Kohtala Researcher School of Arts, Design and Architecture,
Aalto University,Finland
Michal Miedzinski Senior Research Associate UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources, UK
Simon Ofield-Kerr Vice-Chancellor University for the Creative Arts (UCA), UK
Harry Owen Sustainability Manager MCB Seafoods Ltd, UK
David Parker Specialist – Circular Economy Oakdene Hollins, UK
Ben Peace Sustainability Lead Knowledge Transfer Network, UK
Damian Santamaria Marketing Director Sublime Magazine, UK
Hugo-Maria Schally Head of Unit, DG Environment (Eco-Innovation and Circular Economy) European Commission, Belgium
Riz Smith Co-Founder Riz, UK
Barry Waddilove Knowledge Transfer Manager – Design The Knowledge Transfer Network, UK
Kresse Wesling Co-Founder Elvis & Kresse, UK
Kyle Wiens Co-Founder iFixit, US
Arthur ten Wolde Head Circular Future Coop ARC, The Netherlands


For more information on Sustainable Innovation 2016   please contact:

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

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