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Urban Data and Circular Economy

This special session will look at how urban data can help achieve equitable, sustainable and incluse urban development, alongside the opportunities of promoting the circular economy in the built environment.

Mike Higgins

Moderator

date

Monday, June 27, 2022

16:00-18:00

Is over
place
Special Session Room 2
language
Polish, Spanish, English, French, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese + ISL [Polish + English]

Summary

This special session will look at how urban data can help achieve equitable, sustainable and incluse urban development, alongside the opportunities of promoting the circular economy in the built environment.

It will gather decision-makers, businesses, public authorities, NGOs, knowledge institutions and civil society organisations to discuss ways to advance the transition to a circular economy and how data gathering can help advance this transition.

It will also look at the innovative technologies and platforms that collect, generate and analyse data to support data driven governance.

Concept Note:

Umesh Madhavan

The Circulate Initiative | Research Director

Jenni Philippe

Edge Environment | Head of Circular Economy and Lifecycle Thinking

Fedra Vanhuyse

Stockholm Environment Institute | Head of Division Societies, Climate and Policy Support

Robert Ndugwa

UN-Habitat | Head, Data and Analytics

Stephen Seidel

Habitat for Humanity | Senior Director, Technical Partnerships

Matt Benson

ThinkCity | Senior Director

Naledzani Mudau
Naledzani Mudau

South African National Space Agency | Remote Sensing Scientist

Angie Palacios

CAF | Chief Executive

Charles Mwangi

Kenya Space Agency | Director 

Donald E. Simmonds

CitiIQ | Founder and CEO

Oriana Romano

OECD | Head of Circular Economy

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