I Day – Conference – Residence of the Ambassador of Italy

Avenue Legrand 43 – 1050 Brussels
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14:30 – 15:00 Registration

15:00 – 15:15 Welcome address

Antonio TAJANI – Vice-president of the EU Parliament

Ambassador Vincenzo GRASSI – Ambassador of Italy to Belgium

Fabrizio DI CLEMENTE –Director, Italian Trade Agency Brussels office

15:15 – 16:15 Roundtable I: The EU circular economy package: the debate

Moderator: Adriana CERRETELLI (Il Sole 24 Ore – Brussels)

Simona BONAFÈ – Member of European Parliament, Rapporteur on the Circular Economy Package

Daniel CALLEJA CRESPO – Director General of DG Environment, European Commission

Mechthild WOERSDOERFER – Director for Energy Policy, DG Energy, European Commission

Francesco LA CAMERA – Director General of the Department for Sustainable Development, Environmental Damage, European Union and International Affairs, Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea of Italy

Federico TESTA – President of ENEA

Francesco LORETO – Director of the Department  of “Biology, Agriculture and Food Science”, CNR (National Research Council of Italy)

Gianfranco DELL’ALBA – Director of Confindustria Delegation to the EU in Brussels

16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:30 Roundtable II: Towards a circular economy in Italy: national and regional experiences

Moderator: Enrico TIBUZZI (ANSA – Brussels)

Emmanuela PETTINAO – Expert in Waste and Circular Economy Division, Sustainable Development Foundation

Aldo CERIOTTI – Director of the Institute of Agricultural Biology and Biotechnology, CNR (National Research Council of Italy)

Claudia BRUNORI –  Head of Resource Efficiency Division, ENEA

Stefano FANTACONE – President of Lazio Innova, Italy

Marco CODOGNOLA – General Manager of the Environmental Division and Director of Procurement & Business Development, Viscolube

Stefano SAVIOLA – CEO of Mauro Saviola Group.

17:30 – 17:50 Q & A

17:50 – 18:00 Closing remarks

Ambassador Giovanni PUGLIESE – Deputy Permanent Representative to the EU

18:00 18:30  Cocktail sponsored by Valigia Enogastronomica – in Brussels

Working languages: English and Italian in simultaneous translation