(POSTPONED) Dutch Circular Day at World Expo Dubai

Netherlands Pavilion at World Expo Dubai | 18th of January 2022

The Dutch Circular Day is part of the exciting Circular Economy programme of the Dutch trade mission to Dubai and Abu Dhabi.  The programme on circular economy will be organized during the Dubai Expo Global Goals Week, which also coincides with the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

The Dutch Circular Day brings together Dutch companies and organizations, and stakeholders from the region. Two seminars on Construction & Infrastructure and Plastics & Waste Management, inspiring keynotes and a circular pop-up expo, will dive into the most innovative circular solutions in the fields, and find common ground for sharing knowledge and experience, and for opportunities for collaboration. 

More information about the Dutch trade mission can be found here.

More information about the European Circular Days, taking place on 17 & 18 January at the World Expo Dubai, take a look here.

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Onsite and online participation opportunities

Businesses, organizations and government representatives from Dubai and the broader Gulf region, together with Dutch businesses in the region, are cordially invited to physically join the Dutch Circular Day at the Dutch Pavilion, at the World Expo in Dubai.

For access to the event you will need to register ánd receive confirmation that your seat is granted. This is policy, for us to be able to follow Covid-19 regulations.

Please register here.

For interested parties not able to join onsite, the event will also be livestreamed. A direct link will follow, but you will be able to find the livestream of the event via Dutchdubai.com as well.

Overall programme

10.00 – Opening session
Official words of welcome and key notes on Circular Economy

11.00 – Expert Session on Circular Construction and
Infrastructure
Interactive session with some of the most renowned architects and developers of circular buildings and neighborhoods in the Netherlands

  • Opening & welcome
  • Quickscan on Circular Economy in Construction and Infrastructure in the Netherlands
  • Best practices Circular Neighborhoods in Amsterdam
  • Best practice UAE / Gulf on Sustainable Construction
  • Interactive discussion with panel and audience on public-private collaboration and international exchange of ideas and best practices
  • Enlightening talks on Circular Infrastructure, and production and material innovations for a more circular design
  • Q&A

13.00 – Networking lunch & Circular pop-up expo
Meet potential partners from the UAE and The Netherlands and take a look at the innovative circular solutions and products some of the present Dutch entrepreneurs exhibit at the Dutch Pavilion. At the Dutch Virtual Gateway, you have the opportunity to bring a virtual visit to some of the most innovative solutions in The Netherlands.

14.30 – Expert Session on Circular Plastics and Waste management
Circular frontrunners discuss best practices looking at waste management and plastics from design, reuse, and recycle perspectives, keeping the products and materials in the loop as long as possible.

  • Opening & welcome
  • Quickscan on Waste Management & Circular Plastics in the Netherlands
  • Best practice Dutch Waste Management from a circular perspective
  • Best practice UAE / Gulf on Waste Management/Plastics
  • Interactive discussion with panel and audience on public-private collaboration and international exchange of ideas and best practices
  • Enlightening talks following hierarchy of plastics ‘waste management’ and defining opportunities for collaboration
  • Q&A

16.30 – Networking event
Audience and speakers from the seminar are invited to talk further about the topics touched upon in an informal setting. NLinBusiness offers you the opportunity to bring a virtual visit to some of the most innovative solutions in The Netherlands with their Dutch Virtual Gateway. Drinks and bites will be served.