TBMCE 2023 Program Outline

Wednesday, 6. 9. 2023

14:00-14:45Opening Ceremony

  • Matevž Frangež, State Secretary for internationalization, entrepreneurship, development resources and tourism at Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport

  • His Excellency, Mr. Johan O. Verboom, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Slovenia

  • dr. Slobodan Šešum, Director-General, Directorate for Economic and Public Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

  • Albert Kekec, President of Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Štajerska

  • prof. dr. Dean Korošak, Vice-Rector of the University of Maribor

  • prof. dr. Zoran Novak, Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of the University of Maribor

  • prof. dr. Zdravko Kravanja, President of the TBMCE conference and President of Programme Council of the Strategic Research and Innovation Partnership – Networks for the transition into circular economy

14:45-16:15Round table: Standardization for circular economy – more secure and less complicated closing of material loops
16:15-17:00Round Table: Entrepreneurial perspective on the circular transition in the Netherlands case
Company presentations
17:00-17:30Coffee Break
17:30-19:00Panel discussion 1: Capture, storage or conversion of CO2 or H2?
20:00-Get together

Thursday, 7. 9. 2023

09:00-09:45Plenary Lecture
10:00-11:30Panel discussion 2: The potential of small scale biorefining
11:30-12:00Coffee Break and Poster Session
12:00-13:30Lectures 1

Panel discussion 3: Circular economy in construction – myth or real opportunity?
15:00-15:30Slovene sustainable smart specialisation strategy - S5
15:30-17:00Lectures 2Panel discussion 4: Importance of circular communities in international arena
17:00-18:30Lectures 3Lectures 4
20:00-Gala Dinner

Friday, 8. 9. 2023

08:30-10:00Panel discussion 5: Sector coupling: pathways to integrated energy systems
10:00-11:30Panel discussion 6: Combating plastic pollution of water - challenges and solutions
11:30-12:00Coffee Break and Poster Session
12:00-13:30Lectures 5Lectures 6
13:30-13:40Closing Ceremony

The organizer reserves the right to change the program. The final program will be published in August 2023.