Online: Challenge Spotlight: Carbon & Circularity, March 22, 3pm EDT

  • 22 March 2021
  • Start time : 03:00 PM
  • End time : 04:00 PM
  • Event Host : Circular Week New York
Online: Challenge Spotlight: Carbon & Circularity
Event Description

Join as we showcase how innovation challenges can be a great tool to advance the use of a circular approaches to transition towards energy efficiency – both in the built environment and in other energy intensive industries.

During this event, we will zoom in on two NYSERDA supported challenges and through these examine how circular economy is being addressed in a New York setting. The challenge programs are: Firstly The Empire Building Challenge, which enables the progression of new technologies, alternative material choices and embedded carbon awareness, by engaging directly with building owners. Secondly The Carbon to Value Initiative, which is an international accelerator program that through industry collaborations aim to test innovate solutions to decarbonize energy intensive production, through upcycling technologies.

As to provide an international outlook to the discussion, two trendsetting organizations from Denmark will be sharing how they are working with these same challenges – hence creating circular buildings and bringing upcycling to the hard-to-decarbonize industries.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Circular Week New York
  • Agenda
    • 3.00 pm - Welcome
      - Scenesetter: Challenges as an avenue to bring circular economy thinking into the energy industry

      3.15pm - Fireside chat and session 1: The Carbon to Value Initiative
      - The Carbon to Value Accelerator and exciting technologies by The Urban Future Lab
      - Climate Partnerships and the potential of carbon to value technologies by Aalborg Portland

      3.35pm - Fireside chat and session 2: The Empire Building Challenge
      - The The Empire Building Challenge and the circular poteantial
      - Circular residential developments and innovative maetrials by Lendager Architects

      4.00pm - Thank you & Audience interaction
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • John Lochner, Vice President, Innovation, NYSERDA
      Katie Schwamb, Manager, Building Energy Exchange
      Anders Lendager, Founder and CEO of Lendager Group
      Michael Lundgaard Thomsen, Managing Director, Aalborg Portland
      Frederic Clerc, Director, Carbon to Value Program, Urban Future Lab
      Michael Reed, Team Lead, Advanced Efficiency Solutions, NYSERDA
      Tone Søndergaard, Director, Danish Cleantech Hub
  • Sponsors
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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