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Monday, 27 November 2017
9:30-12:30 Plenary

Japan’s perspective on the role of resource efficiency for the SDGs
Tadahiko Ito, State Minister of the Environment, Japan


Resource efficiency and the circular economy: linking knowledge with policy
Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director, European Environment Agency


Break-out Session 1


Chair Break-out Session 1: Helge Wendenburg, Director-General, Water Management, Resource Conservation, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)


Break-out Session 2


Chair Break-out Session 2: Thomas Gäckle, Deputy Director-General, Raw Material Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)


Plenary: conclusions from good practice examples


Sustainable development and resource efficiency in Argentina
Celeste Piñera, National Director of Sustainable Development, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, Argentina

Resource efficiency solutions for sustainable development
Ashok Khosla, Founder and Chair of the Board, Development Alternatives

Industry 4.0: how resource efficiency can profit from the digital transformation
Martin Vogt, CEO, Centre for Resource Efficiency (VDI ZRE)

Tuesday, 28 November 2017
9.15-10.45 Session 1

Policy guidance, modelling and scenarios: OECD’s work on resource efficiency
Shardul Agrawala, Head, Environment and Economy Integration Division, OECD

Global material flows – the International Resource Panel’s work on resource use and future resource needs
Heinz Schandl, Senior Science Leader, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

The resource-climate-nexus: tracking global resource use and emissions
Helga Weisz, Head of Research Domain Transdisciplinary Concepts & Methods, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

11.15-13.00 Session 2

Strategies to manage future resource needs sustainably

A business perspective

Presentations by G20 partners