Scottish Resources Conference (SRC 2017)
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Scottish Resources Conference (SRC 2017)

27/09/2017 to 28/09/2017
When: 27 - 28 September 2017
Where: EICC
The Exchange
Edinburgh EH3 8EE
United Kingdom
Contact: Victoria Knight
+44 (0) 1604 823342

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Building a Circular Economy

The Scottish Resources Conference is Scotland's biggest and most important event for sustainability, resource and waste management professionals and is run in partnership by CIWM, Zero Waste Scotland and SEPA. This two-day event brings together business professionals and practitioners from all industries. The full agenda will provide inspiration for anyone across private, public and third sector organisations who is passionate about a waste free Scotland.

Join CIWM in being part of this exciting event which will shape the future of resources use in Scotland.

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. The event has welcomed over 400 delegates – and keeps getting bigger and better. Raise your profile and foster new relationships. The community atmosphere is the ideal place to find new leads and meet up with industry colleagues during networking time, lunch and workshops. Previous exhibitors included Egbert Taylor Group Ltd, Orbit Communications, JCB, GJF Fabrications, Nicki Souter Association, Romaquip and Storm Environmental.



This industry leading conference at the prestigious Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) brings unrivalled opportunities to hear experts from across the entire sustainability, resource and waste management landscape. From politicians and Government figures, to circular economy experts and Directors of Scotland’s leading blue-chip companies, choose from a wide range of inspiring topics including the circular economy, waste and resources post-Brexit, waste crime, reuse, producer responsibility, household recycling and health & safety.

Taking place over two days, with day one focusing on challenges and issues and day two on solutions and innovations, the ‘Building a Circular Economy Together’ conference will pick up on the key themes of resource management and business innovation, allowing delegates to choose from a wide range of topics that are most relevant to them.



Keynotes from;

Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change & Land Reform

Mike Barry - Director of Sustainable Business for Marks & Spencer

Prasad Boradkar - Design Lead at Google ATAP

Bea Johnson - Founder of the Zero Waste Lifestyle Movement


Expert speakers include;

Sofie Rogers, Regional Sustainability Developer (North & Scotland), IKEA UK & Ireland Ltd

Ben Thomas, Sustainability Manager, John Lewis

Chris Knell, Community Food Connection Programme Manager, Tesco

Dr Karen McDonnell, Head of ROSPA Scotland

Dr Adam Read CEnv, External Affairs Director, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK

Session Chairs include;

Professor Margaret Bates CEnv, CIWM President

Rebecca Walker, Waste and Landfill Tax Manager National Operations, SEPA

See the full programme here.


Book and More Information

Visit the CIWM website.

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