Sustainable Innovation 08
Future Products, Technologies and Industries
Part of the Towards Sustainable Product Design series of conferences

13th International Conference
27th - 28th October 2008
Malmö University
Malmö
Sweden

Organised by:
The Centre for Sustainable Design

Sponsored by:
The City of Malmö
Region Skåne
Malmö University
Noon Solar
Vujj
Supported by:
European Environment Agency
green.tv
network for eco-Innovation
Sustainable Business Hub

Download:
Report:
Sustainable Innovation Report
Video: Sustainable Innovation in Malmö

Video: Solar City Malmö

Programme

Day 1- 27th October 2008

Chair: Lari Pitka-Kangas, Deputy Mayor, Urban Ecology and Consumer, City of Malmo, Sweden

9.00

Registration

9.30

Welcome and introduction
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, University for the Creative Arts, UK

Lari Pitka-Kangas, Deputy Mayor, Urban Ecology and Consumer, City of Malmo, Sweden

10.00

Sustainable Innovation - Global Dimensions
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, University for the Creative Arts, UK

10.10

Keynote: Vision for 2050
Alex Steffen, www.WorldChanging.com, US

10.40

Keynote: Future visions
Yoram Krozer, Director, Cartesius Institute, Netherlands

11.10

Coffee and networking

11.30

Vision for 2050
Dr Inge Paulini, Head of Department “Sustainability Strategies and Instruments”, Federal Environment Agency, Germany                                                         

12.00
Japan Low Carbon Scenarios Towards 2050
Professor Jun Fujimoto, Research Centre for Advanced Science & Technology, University of Tokyo, Japan
12.30
Sustainable Futures: Radical Innovation v Reluctant Incrementalism
Professor John Paul Kusz, Center for Sustainable Enterprise, Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), US
1.00
Lunch
2.00
New Energy Solutions: From policy to incubators to big business
Dr Mark Hinnells, Senior Researcher - Lower Carbon Futures, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University, UK
2.35
Bio-Materials Innovation
Marco Versari, Director, Novamont, Italy
3.10
Coffee and networking
3.40
Resource Efficient Products, Technologies and Systems
Arnold Black, Network Director, The Resource Efficiency Knowledge Transfer Network, UK
4.15
Water Technologies and Solutions: From Low to High Technology
Mats Eliasson, CEO, Watreco AB, Sweden

4.50

Panel discussion: Towards a New Vision
Chair: Kaj Embren, CEO, Respect, Sweden/UK

  • Lars Mortensen, Head of Group, Sustainable Consumption and Production European Environment Agency, Denmark
  • Dennis Pamlin, Global Policy Advisor, WWF, Switzerland
  • Marco Versari, Director, Novamont, Italy
  • Dr Mark Hinnells, Senior Researcher - Lower Carbon Futures, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University, UK
  • Arnold Black, Network Director, The Resource Efficiency Knowledge Transfer Network, UK
  • Mats Eliasson, CEO, Watreco AB, Sweden
5.50
Conference Summary
Lari Pitka-Kangas, Deputy Mayor, Urban Ecology and Consumer, City of Malmo, Sweden
6.00
Close & Drinks
6.40
Buses
7.00
Conference dinner
Restaurant SMAK
9.00
Jazz band
Erik Skott Trio. Click to listen
11.00
Close

* Invited

Day 2 - 28th October 2008

Chair: Katarina Pelin, Director, Environmental Department, City of Malmo, Sweden

8.30

Registration

9.00

Introduction
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, University for the Creative Arts, UK

9.15

Keynote: Supporting the early stage of entrepreneurial businesses - lessons for sustainable innovators 
Professor Magnus Klofsten, Director of the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), Linkoping University, Sweden

9.45

Refereed papers ['Top 30' papers]
Chairs: Refereed Speaker Sessions

  • Eva Ahlner, Principal Technical Officer, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Sweden
  • Professor John Paul Kusz, Center for Sustainable Enterprise, Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), US
  • Lennart Piper, Research Manager and Senior Advisor, Environment & Quality Sinf – Swedish Industry Association, Sweden
  • Pelle Ehn, Professor, School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University, Sweden
  • Trevor Graham, Head of Sustainable Development Unit, City of Malmo, Sweden

12.45

Report-back and discussion

1.15

Lunch

2.15
Sustainable Futures: Products, Technologies and Industries
Dennis Pamlin, Global Policy Advisor, WWF, Switzerland
2.45
Sustainable innovation: challenges and opportunities
Moa Bjornso, Director, Team 1, Kaospilots, Sweden
3.45
Coffee and networking
4.00 
Discussion: Radical Sustainable Innovation – Opportunities for Entrepreneurs, Innovators, Designers and Funders
Chair: Sven-Olof Ryding, Managing Director, Swedish Environmental Management Council, Sweden


Panel (3 minute presentations – then open for discussion)

  • Professor John Paul Kusz, Center for Sustainable Enterprise, Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), US
  • Michael Kuhndt, Head, UNEP/Wuppertal Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production, Germany
  • Robin Edman, CEO, Swedish Industrial Design Foundation (SVID), Sweden
  • Oriol Pascual, Business Developer, Enviu, Netherlands
  • Artur Moustafa, Design Vice President, Vujj AB, Sweden
5.00
Conference Summary
Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design, University for the Creative Arts
5.15
Close
* Invited

Day 3 - 29th October 2008

Technical Tour (9.00 - 1.00)

  • Sustainable Urban Design - tour of two internationally leading examples of sustainable urban neighbourhoods. The newly built Western Harbour is attractive modern water-front housing powered by the wind and sun, Augustenborg is a 1950s tenement district that has undergone a transformation with key sustainable innovations
  • Sustainable Lifestyles and Products - a whole range of exciting small businesses are appearing in Malm with common themes of quality, ethics, sustainability and attractiveness. Comes and see the new urban entrepreneurs creating the sustainable trends and economy of the future.

Organised by:

CfSD

 



Sponsored by:




Noon Logo Vujj

 

 

 

 

 


Supported by:

EEA
Sustainable Business Hub

 

 

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