No Time To Waste!
Synergies and strategies to tackle waste crime.
Venue: Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
Rue Montoyer / Montoyerstraat 47, Brussels, Belgium
23 November 2017
BLOCKWASTE and DOTCOM Waste are delighted to announce details of their Final Conference. Illegal management and trade of waste cause significant damage to the environment, undermine the health of millions of people and distort fair competition. This interactive conference, brought to you by the BLOCKWASTE and DOTCOM Waste projects, will present the main results of the two Internal Security Fund financed projects on illegal waste management and transport followed by a roundtable discussion with contributions from experts.
Participants: Professionals and decision makers involved in targeting waste crime such as regulators including EC representatives and European Parliament members,environmental authorities, law enforcement agencies, other stakeholders and researchers.
8.30–9.30 REGISTRATION AND WELCOME COFFEE / POSTER SESSION
9.30–9.45 Introductory Remarks – Federico Magalini DOTCOM Waste and Terhi Kankaanranta, BlockWaste
9.45–10.15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS –
Marina de Gier, Chair of the IMPEL Working Group of TFS
David Ellero, Business Manager, O2-B Operations Economic Property and Crime unit, EUROPOL
10.15–11.15 HIGH-LEVEL ROUNDTABLE: RECENT EU COUNCIL CONCLUSIONS ON ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Anne Brosnan, ENPE
Prof. Luc Lavrysen, EUFJE
Marina de Gier, IMPEL
Ioana Botezatu, INTERPOL
David Ellero, EUROPOL
Roux Raath, WCO
— Break —
11.30–12.30 UNDERSTANDING ILLEGAL WASTE TRADE: TODAY’S REALITY AND TOMORROW’S PERSPECTIVES
Moderator: Anne Brosnan, President of ENPE and Ieva Rucevska, GRID Arendal
Joint presentation by BlockWaste and DOTCOM Waste
— Discussion —
Poster session (12.50-13.20)
Group photo (13.20)
13.30–14.30 PRACTICAL TOOLS TO COUNTER ILLEGAL WASTE TRADE
Moderator: DOTCOM Waste + TBC
Introduction by moderator
Joint presentation by DOTCOM Waste and BlockWaste
14.30–14.50 COFFEE BREAK
14.50–16.30 FUTURE ACTIONS: PROPOSALS TO POLICY MAKERS ON PREVENTION AND DETECTION AND NEEDS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
Moderator: Professor Ernesto Savona, BlockWaste, and DG Home
Introduction by moderator
Presentation by DOTCOM Waste
Presentation by BlockWaste
Comments from Panelists
16.30 – 16.45 CLOSING REMARKS
If you have trouble registering for the conference or accessing the webform, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will register you directly.
The BLOCKWASTE and DOTCOM Waste projects have been funded by the European Commission Directorate-General Migration and Home Affairs under Grant Agreement Number HOME/2014/ISFP/AG/EFCE/7205 and HOME/2014/ISFP/AG/EFCE/7199