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Circular Serbia - Benefits from cooperation between EU recycling sector and Serbian industry












Western Balkans Consulting Global (WBCG) have a pleasure to cordially invite you to a Conference Circular Serbia - Benefits from cooperation between EU recycling sector and Serbian industry that shall take place in the premises of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce CC Belgrade, Conference hall on the 6th floor, 12 Kneza Milosa st, on December 13, 2018, at 10:00 AM.


Conference is the final event of the whole project that has been supported by EU funds through European Institute for Innovations and Technologies (EIT Raw Materials) aiming at promoting benefits of deep digitalization in recycling industry, at increased competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of this sector that is to be achieved through radical changes in business models, new educational formats and guided entrepreneurship, which shall enable Serbian companies to become accountable partners with European industries in areas of waste management and recycling and renewable energy use, as well as to get acquainted with good practice examples.


Conference shall deal with Circular Economy issues and its potentials in Serbia, with results of the study visit of Serbian representatives to German and Holland institutions, installations and companies and with practice examples and new, emerging technologies in this field. Event shall gather representatives of local industries, academia, companies, administration, International Organizations and CSOs. Conference shall be also attended by representatives of the Government of Serbia and Diplomatic Missions and will be extensively covered by media presence.


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Dusan Vasiljevic




9:30 – 10:00  Registration of the participants




·       Marko Cadez, Serbian Chamber of Commerce, President (tbc)

·       Vladimir Dzamic, State Secretary, Ministry for environmental protection

·       Filip Radovic, Environmental Agency of Serbia, Director

·       Claus Schmidt, Team Leader of GIZ  “Climate-sensitive Waste Management”

·       Dusan Vasiljevic , Western Balkans Consulting Global, Chairman


10:30 – 10:45 Break


10:45 – 12:15 PLENARY SESSION I


Moderator: Sinisa Mitrovic, SCC – Head of Department for Circular Economy


·       Henning Wilts, Wuppertal Institute Circular Economy challenges in Germany and Europe

·       Valentina Janev, Mihajlo Pupin Institute MOVECO Project


·       Aleksandra Vucinic, Head of circular and green economy issue group, Ministry for Environmental protection


·       Aleksandar Jovovic, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering waste to energy


·       Vladimir Jakovljevic, FEPLO company  experiences of using recycled raw materials in production


·       Dusan Vasiljevic, WBCG, new technologies in waste management


Special presentation: GREENCHAIN - Malisa Pusonja, CTO MVP Workshop


12:15 – 12:30 Break


12:30 – 14:00 PLENARY SESSION II


Moderator: Dusan Vasiljevic, WBCG – Chairman


Introductory presentation: Presentation of the Study trip - Jana Nicolas, Wuppertal Institute


·       Sinisa Mitrovic, Head of Circular Economy Department, Serbian Chamber of Commerce

·       Vladimir Zivaljevic, Association of Recyclers of Serbia obstacles and good practice examples

·       Andrea Radonjic, Coca Cola HBC packaging waste, national and regional experiences


·       Snezana Bondzic, Head of Waste management Department, City of Belgrade collecting and recycling municipal waste, local industry


·       Dusan Jakovljevic, “Futura” Faculty for applied environmental sciences – Cooperation between industry and civil sector


·       Concluding remarks and recommendations


14:00 – 14:30 Luncheon/Light snack