News: David Parker to speak at the Sustainable Innovation 2016: ‘Circular Economy’ Innovation & Design conference
Organised by the Centre for Sustainable Design at UCA as part of the ‘Towards Sustainable Product Design’ series of conferences, this conference will provide a platform to discuss the opportunities and challenges related to Circular Economy innovation
Thursday, 14th July 2016
The CRR's David Parker will be speaking at the Sustainable Innovation 2016: ‘Circular Economy’ Innovation & Design conference. The conference will take place on the 7th-8th November 2016 at the University for the Creative Arts in Surrey and is organised by the Centre for Sustainable Design.
Sustainable Innovation 2016 will provide a platform to discuss the opportunities and challenges related to Circular Economy innovation and design related to products, services, technologies and new business models. Sustainable Innovation 2016 will include invited and refereed papers from academics, consultants, entrepreneurs, technology providers, designers and innovation and sustainability directors as well as other business functions. The event will create a unique space for learning, networking and thinking. Delegates will come globally from large companies and SMEs, as well as academia, government and non-governmental organisations. The conference is supported by an international Advisory Board.
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