Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment

World Resources Forum 2017: Accelerating the Resource Revolution

Date: 24 October 2017 - 25 October 2017
Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Leaders and other change agents in government, business, research and NGOs will come to Geneva to talk about how to accelerate the revolution.

WRF 2017 is open to key stakeholders and offers first-hand information about emerging issues, global trends, progress and innovation in resources and raw materials management

  • Interact with decision makers and learn what the Resource Revolution is all about
  • Discover the opportunities smart resource management brings to business and industry
  • See how societies at large must and will benefit from the change
  • Keep up to date with today’s research, innovation and technologies and find out what policies and measures are necessary to accelerate the shift

WRF 2017 is designed to deliver open and involving multi-stakeholder dialogue by means of plenary debates, partner workshops, scientific sessions, exhibition, press conferences, WRF Cinema, Art Gallery, and social program, including the WRF Gala Dinner.

Topics include:

  • Governance of Raw Materials
  • Circular Economy & Sustainable Recycling
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Business Concepts on Resource Efficiency & Decoupling
  • Sustainable Consumption & Production
  • Life Cycle Thinking
  • Smart Cities, Infrastructure & Lifestyles
  • Capacity Building for Resource Efficiency

Abstract submission deadline: 3 April 2017

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