The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Nigeria in collaboration with the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) is set to hold a “Circular Economy Roundtable” scheduled thus:
Date: Tuesday, August 8 and Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Venue: Arthur Mbanefo Digital Research Centre (AMDRC), UNILAG
Time: 9:00 – 17:00 WAT (11:00 – 19:00 EEST)
The roundtable discussion, which will focus on circular economy business models for sustainable environment and global competitiveness, will feature several panel discussions and four (4) keynote speeches. The speeches are:
- Civic Education and Responsibilities of Citizens in SWM Systems by Prof. Juha Hämäläinen of UEF.
- Circular Economy Business Models: Competitive Dynamics of Private Sector Recycle Culture in Lagos by Mr. Laoye Jaiyeola, CEO, Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG).
- Circular Economy and Solid Waste Management: Sustainable Futures for Africa by Prof. Clinton Aigbavboa of University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
- Circular Economy and the Finnish Innovation Fund, Sitra by Sami Syrjälä, Project Coordinator, Circular Economy, Sitra, Finland.
The Circular Economy Roundtable is housed under the Finland-Lagos Recycling Culture Research & Development Project (F-LRCRDP) and supported by other Finnish universities: Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT University), Savonia University of Applied Sciences (Savonia UAS) and Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Laurea UAS).
You can also watch the roundtable discussion on UNILAG’s official YouTube Channel —> https://youtube.com/live/peo1y6IM7WE