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Eurochile Business Foundation and Enel Chile organize in Antofagasta the II Conference: Circular Cities for Chile

In the City of Antofagasta, the second of three events will take place, which seeks to start a debate in the regions, around the challenges that await their territories in the face of the circular transition.

Publicado el 08/11/2022

Next Tuesday, November 15, with the aim of discussing the vision of a circular city, the Second Circular Cities Conference will be held in the University of Antofagasta, which will have in focus a new urban model whose advantages have been exposed in the recently published study ‘Circular Cities for Chile’ that focuses on the transformation of the energy, construction, and food sectors.

The activity, which is part of a sequence of events, takes place within the framework of the aforementioned publication developed by Enel Chile in conjunction with the Extension Centers of UC Davis Chile and which had the collaboration and sponsorship of the Ministry of Environment.

These spaces seek to connect national and international experts, highlight local innovations, and call for #circularaction in the territories in line with the Circular Economy Roadmap and international commitments for climate action.

After the presentation of the study by Natalia Correa, Head of Circular Economy, there will be two discussion sessions that will gather local experts. Session 1: Implementation of Public Policies and Governance for the Circular Economy will include the participation of Fernando Varas, the Regional Ministerial Secretary of Environment, Ingrid Jamett; Director of the Center for Circular Economy in Industrial Processes (CECPI) of the University of Antofagasta; Andrew Trench, Vice President of the CChC Antofagasta. It will be moderated by José Aravena, Executive Director of Eurochile Business Foundation, organizer of the event together with Enel Chile.

Session 2: Innovative Solutions for a Circular Antofagasta will be moderated by Karla Sepulveda who will share opinions with Nicolás Sepúlveda, Executive Director of CREO Antofagasta; Pamela Pérez, President of the Ecorayén Foundation; María José Larrazábal, project director of Valora Alimentos, from the University of Antofagasta.

The closing words will oversee Ricardo Díaz, Regional Governor of Antofagasta. The day ends with a visit to Valora Alimentos and Laboratorio H2V at the University of Antofagasta, two circular initiatives in the region that aim to promote projects of great value and magnitude for the area and its inhabitants.

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