Scottish Resources Conference



Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), The Exchange, Edinburgh EH3 8EE


27th-28th September 2017


All prices include delegate place, lunch and entry to the exhibition.

Event Description

Building a Circular Economy Together

The Scottish Resources Conference is a must-attend event for anyone wanting to take advantage of the opportunities of a more circular economy.

In its 16th year it’s Scotland's biggest and most important event for discussions and debates around the topics of circular economy, resource efficiency, sustainability, resource and waste management.

Discuss, learn and network over the two days with entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics, small and medium enterprises, investors, policy makers, third sector professionals and others.

The agenda will provide inspiration for all professionals and practitioners across private, public and third sector organisations who are passionate about a waste free Scotland.

Expert Speakers
This industry leading conference brings unrivalled opportunities to hear experts from across the entire business, sustainability, resource and waste management landscape, with keynotes from:

  • Roseanna Cunningham MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change & Land Reform
  • Mike Barry - Director of Sustainable Business for Marks & Spencer
  • Prasad Boradkar - Design Lead at Google ATAP
  • Bea Johnson - Founder of the Zero Waste Lifestyle Movement

Who should attend?
The breadth of this year’s conference programme and the importance of the topics being debated make this event relevant to everyone in Scotland who is responsible for delivering a circular economy. From CEOs to graduates, SMEs, local authorities, waste contractors, regulators and third sector organisations, this is the only conference of its kind which will bring together such a diverse group of people and content that is relevant for everyone regardless of background.

Whether you need to get up to speed with the latest legislation, update your knowledge and hear best practice or simply be inspired and learn something new, The Scottish Resources Conference will enable you to be part of the driving force in making Circular Economy a reality in Scotland.

Attendance at this year’s conference will benefit anyone working in the below areas

  • Local authorities
  • Sustainability professionals
  • Waste contractors
  • Waste producers
  • Regulators
  • Consultants
  • Charities
  • NGOs
  • Third-sector organisations
  • Blue-chip companies and SMEs

About the Organiser

CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
As the leading professional body for resource and waste professionals, CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management) is the voice of the sector and represents over 5,000 individuals and organisations in the UK and overseas.

Through our members and our wholly owned subsidiaries WAMITAB and CIWM Enterprises, the CIWM group has a unique understanding of the sector.

Our professional knowledge and trusted reputation enables us to inform and influence legislation and policy and play a vital part in shaping the future role and reputation of the sector.

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