17th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP)

Date: 

14 October 2014 to 16 October 2014

Location: 

Hotel Slovenia: Obala 33, 6320 Portorož, Slovenia

Coming up this week in Portoroz is the 17th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (ERSCP).

The objective of this three day conference is to bring together a plethora of stakeholders that fit within the local sphere and are involved with sustainable consumption and production. Over 400 minds will converge to discuss topics and exchange knowledge that will be beneficial for smart-city transitions.

Although a range of issues will be covered, the seven main themes for this year’s conference include: improvement in resource efficiency, experience with sustainable communities, sustainable consumption and food waste prevention, new initiatives in education for sustainable development, results of sustainability innovations research and development, high-tech for sustainability in industries and challenges for making progress in cross cutting themes.

A detailed schedule of the program can be found here as well as a list of this year’s key note speakers.