Uncovering Denmark’s Path to a Circular Bio-economy

When: 31 May 2021, 09.00 – 11.00 HRS. (DENMARK) / 14.00 – 16.00 HRS (THAILAND)

Where: Webex

This event brings together key stakeholders ranging from government officials to research community and to the private companies from Thailand and Denmark to exchange experience and knowledge on how to successfully bring BCG strategy into actions and to achieve the set goals. The webinar also aims to promote new business and investment partnership between Thailand and Denmark in the BCG-related industries.

The webinar consists of 3 sessions:

  • SESSION 1 Policy – Maker Session: Uncovering Denmark’s Path to a Circular Bio-economy – Lessons Learnt for Thailand’s BCG Economy Model.
  • SESSION 2 Business and Investment Session: Opportunities and Investment Support Measures for BCG Economy in Thailand.
  • SESSION 3 Business Case Session: A Look into Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) Solutions: An Inspiration for Thai-Danish New Business Partnership.

Organisers

Programme

SESSION 1: POLICY-MAKER SESSION

Uncovering Denmark’s Path to a Circular Bio-economy – Lessons Learnt for Thailand’s BCG Economy Model

09:00 – 09:10 

Opening Remarks

1.Mr. Thanapoom Rimchala, Chargéd’Affairesa.i., Royal Thai Embassy, Copenhagen

2.His Excellency Mr. Jon Thorgaard, Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand

09:10 – 09:20 

Circular Bioeconomy – Taking Stock of Denmark’s Success, Challenges and What’s Next”

by Mr. Espen Tind Nordberg, Chief Advisor, Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries

09:20 – 09:30 

“State of Green – a Public-Private Partnership Driving Denmark’s Transition to Green and Circular Economy”

by Mr. Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green

09:30 – 09:40

“Bornholm’s Ambition as the First Waste-free Island in 2032 –the Role of Local Government in Denmark’s Green and Circular Transition”

by Mr. Thomas Thors, Mayor of the Regional Municipality of Bornholm

09:40 – 09:50

“The Circular Bio-economy in the Danish Food Cluster – How Danish Private Sector Embraces New Business Opportunities and Tackles Climate Challenges?”

by Mr. Jan Laustsen, Director of Trade and Market Relations, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

09:50 – 10:00

“Interdisciplinary Research as a Key to Unlock Danish Bio-economy’s Full Potential”

by Mr. Uffe Jørgensen, Director of Aarhus University Centre for Circular Bio-economy

10:00 – 10:10

“An Overview of the Bio-Circular-Green Economy Model –Thailand’s New Sustainable Growth Engine and National Development Agenda”

by Dr. Narong Sirilertworakul, President of National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)

10:10 – 10:20

“Thailand’s Roadmap for Circular Economy”

by Dr. Kanchana Wanichkorn, Vice President of National Higher Education Science Research and Innovation Policy Council (NXPO)

10:20 – 10:50 Panel Discussion

“How can different stakeholders – Public, Private, Research and People – work together effectively in the Bio-Circular-Green Economy? What is a way forward for Thai-Danish collaboration in the BCG Economy Model?”

10:50 – 11:00 Q&A and End of Webinar Session

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