• Dec 7, 2021

Cascadia Innovation & Circular Economy Conference

Date: December 7, 2021

Time: 9am-11:30am PT / 12pm-2:30pm ET

Conference Overview – Cascadia Innovation & Circular Economy Conference Overview

Summary Report – Cascadia Innovation & Circular Economy Conference

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The Cascadia Innovation and Circular Economy Conference examined circular strategies across three sectors (transportation and logistics, plastics and packaging, and electronics/e-waste) and the linkage to innovation that can enhance economic competitiveness and investments in the region and beyond.

The objectives of this event were to:

  1. Raise awareness and educate on circular economy and linkages to regional and global industrial competitiveness.
  2. Understand the barriers and supportive policy and market enablers for advancing circular economy and innovation in the Cascadia region.
  3. Profile sector and supply chain challenges, connecting 4IR/cleantech solutions with industry needs and challenges.
  4. Expand the circular economy community across the region as a precursor to establishing a regional circular economy innovation cluster.


9:00-9:10am PT – Welcome: Importance of Innovation & the Circular Economy

9:10-9:35am – Opening Plenary Armchair- 4IR & Cleantech Solutions for Circularity

9:35-10:35am – Breakout Tracks:

10:35-11:20am – Closing Plenary Armchair- The Path Forward: Regional to Global Circular Solutions

11:20-11:30am – Key Take-aways & Wrap-up

11:30am-12:00pm – Optional Networking via Breakout Rooms

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