Day two will be dynamic, with parallel sessions (Action Tanks) and an exhibition on circularity and sustainability.

On this day, there will be 4 blocks with different specialists who will discuss New processes and materials, Rethinking space and waste, Energy for the Millennium and Natural and urban systems.

Other International events will also be taking place in the city at night as from 18:30, such as the  “International Seminar Innovative Solutions for Cities in Crisis (Seminário Internacional Soluções Inovadoras para Cidades em Crise) – 2019 UN Urban Circuit Habitat in Ribeirão Preto”, organised by ACIRP – Associação Comercial e Industrial de Ribeirão Preto. Click to know more!

The second day will be held at The Factory – SEB Institute and Pluris Startup and Coworking Accelerator (view map).

Room 1

Coodinator: Fabio Fiorotto

Agência USP de Inovação (AUSPIN)

Room 2

Coodinator: Ricardo Yogui


08:00-10:00 Sustainability : Natura

Keyvan Macedo – Senior Sustainability Manager


Sustainability : 3M

Paulo R. Gandolfi – R&D Director

Ivi Barbosa – Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist


Ecodesign: Eco calculator for environmentally friendly decisions

Ciro Yoshiyasse Seiji –  Bosch Brasil


Electro Mobility (E-mobility)

Adriano Carvalho – FEUP, University of Porto



10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 12:30 Implementing Circular Economy in Brazil: from theory to practice

Beatriz Luz- Exchange 4 Change Brazil (E4CB)



Smart Mobility

Rosaldo Rosetti – FEUP, University of Porto



Green vehicles

Armando Araújo – FEUP, University of Porto

Circular cities : construction 4.0: from biocement to buildings that breathe

Tatiana Faria de Araújo- BCSD, Brazil (CEBDS) 


Resource efficiency in the building sector: CDW management

Maria de Lurdes da Costa Lopes – FEUP, University of Porto


Digital Transformation in Waste Management

Fábio Tusset – MeuResíduo

12:30 – 13:30 Brunch
13:30 – 15:30 Sustainability in Attracting and Retaining Talent

Carlos Oliveira – FEUP, University of Porto


Design for a Circular Future: Creating Positive Products and Regenerating Our Cities and Regions

Léa Gejer – Flock

Environmental sustainability and sustainable innovations

Henrique Petersen Paiva – Siemens


Energy Extraction and Storage

Fernando Hajel Berteli – NewSun


15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 -18:00 Design for Happiness

Julio Martins – EVERYTHINK – Portugal



Sustainable Design Thinking

Karen Cesar – RedBandana



Building more Humane and Sustainable Futures

Barão Di Sarno – Questtonó



SMART and Sustainable Agriculture

Tiago Sá– Wisecrop, Portugal. Forbes 30 Under 30, Europe, Social Entrepreneurs 2019


Innovation in Agriculture : São Martinho Case

Walter Macherroni – Grupo São Martinho


A change of paradigm in crop protection – Biospecific, non-toxic and biodegradable pesticides.

João Transmontano – Entogenex Europe, Portugal

18:00 Happy Hour – Food truck 

* Please note that this is a preliminary programme subject to further updates