BLUEPRINT Closing Conference



The BLUEPRINT Closing Conference will take place in-person on March 2 2023, in London, UK.

The BLUEPRINT Closing Conference will welcome exciting external speakers and the successes and lessons learned from the BLUEPRINT Project. Attendees will also take part in a circular-themed breakout session.  


10:00: Registration, refreshments and networking.

10:30: Introduction and housekeeping.

11:00: Work package two overview: Paul Bourgeois (Anglia Ruskin University), Matthieu Dufeu & Fouzia Khadraoui (BUILDERS École d'ingénieurs).

11:20: Work package three overview: Ellen Durling (Kent County Council), Zoe Greenslade (Brighton & Hove City Council).

11:40: Comfort break.  

12:00: Work package one overview: Hannah Ramsey-Smith (Essex County Council), Gabriella Asara (ECC), Rembrandt Koppelaar (EcoWise).

12:20: Lunch. 

13:25: Breakout sessions. 

  • Education and the circular economy: Leah Friend (PECT), Mathilde Berder (ANBDD), Amy & Ella Meek, Inaaya Ijaz (Kids Against Plastic).
  • Reuse and the circular economy: Cat Fletcher (Freegle), Claire Potter (Claire Potter Design), Fiona Dear (The Restart Project).
  • Organisations and the circular economy: Dr David Greenfield (Circular Economy Institute).

14:10: Comfort break.

14:30: Panel discussion - The future of the circular economy. Chair: Jason Searles (ECC). Panel: Beau Zilesnick (Hubbub), Lucie Domigo (UniLaSalle), Fiona Dear (The Restart Project), Amy Meek (Kids Against Plastic).

15:10: Guest speaker: Pauline Metivier (ReLondon).

15:30: Conference wrap up.