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VdA promotes discussion on action plan for the circular economy in Portugal

June 27, 2017

Action Plan for the Circular Economy in Portugal: 2017-2020

On 28 June, VdA is holding a session on the Action Plan for the Circular Economy in Portugal: 2017-2020, which is currently under public consultation.

The session will be attended by the Secretary of State for the Environment, the Deputy Secretary of State and of Commerce, and the Portuguese Environment Agency (APA).

From VdA’s team, Manuel Gouveia Pereira, managing associate of the Environment practice, will present the topic with the participation of Ângela Lucas, senior associate of the same practice.

The General Director of Amorim Cork Ventures, the President of Águas de Portugal, the General Director of Sociedade Ponto Verde, the Engineering Director of Empresa Geral do Fomento as well a representative of the Lisbon City Council (tbc), will also be present at this event.

Kindly confirm your presence until 26 June: pmf@vda.pt


Date: 28 June | 09H00 - 13H00
Venue: Auditorium @ VdA Lisbon | Av. Duarte Pacheco, 26 | 1070-110 Lisbon

Programme

09h00  

Reception

09h30

Welcome
João Vieira de Almeida | Managing Partner da VdA

09h40

Opening
Manuel Gouveia Pereira | Managing Associate VdA

09h50

Challenges and Opportunities in the Circular Economy
Paulo Alexandre Ferreira | Deputy Secretary of State and of Commerce

10h05

The Action Plan: Presentation
Ana Sofia Vaz | Portuguese Environment Agency

10h30 The Action Plan: Brief Legal Overview
Manuel Gouveia Pereira | Managing Associate, VdA
Ângela Lucas | Senior Associate, VdA

10h45

Coffee Break
11h10

Round Table: The Vision and Contribution of Companies
Moderator: Manuel Gouveia Pereira

Ana Sofia Vaz | Portuguese Environment Agency
Speaker to be confirmed | Lisbon City Council
Paulo Bessa | General Director of Amorim Cork Ventures
João Nuno Mendes | President of Águas de Portugal
Luís Veiga Martins | General Director of Sociedade Ponto Verde
Miguel Lisboa | Director of Empresa Geral do Fomento
Marta Guerreiro | Engineering Director Empresa Geral do Fomento

12h15 Debate

12h45

Closing
Carlos Martins | Secretary of State for theEnvironment

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