Thursday

November 23rd

François Michel Lambert
Deputy of Bouches du Rhône, Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Sustainable Development and Territorial Planning of the National Assembly President of the Institute of Circular Economy
Anne Claudius Petit
Regional Councilor, Member of the Environment, Sea and Forest Commission, Regional Council Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
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Alexandre Garcin
Deputy Mayor of Roubaix in charge of Sustainable Development, Digital Plan and Smart City
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Luca Menesini
Mayor of Capannori (IT)
François William CROTEAU
François William Croteau
Mayor of Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie Borough, Montreal (CA)
Frédéric Vigouroux
Mayor of Miramas, Departmental Councilor
Kevin Drew
Zero Waste Project Coordinator, City of San Francisco
Christophe Caignard
Responsible for sustainable waste management, City of Saint-Pierre (Saint-Pierre and Miquelon)
Luis Intxauspe
Luis Intxauspe
Mayor of Hernani, Gipuzkoa Province, (Spain)
Vincent Ochier
Responsible for mission Territory Zero Waste Zero Waste in the Territory Marseille Provence, Head of the Waste Prevention and Circular Economy Department at the Metropole Aix-Marseille Provence

Vincent Ochier is responsible for the mission of Zero Waste Zero Waste in the DGA Propreté of the Aix-Marseille Provence metropolis.

Cathy Blanchard
Waste Manager, Regional Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

With a degree in Environmental Engineering, Cathy Blanchard first shared her expertise with local authorities and private companies as a design office. At the head of a team of 4 mission managers, she carried out many services, mainly in waste management. After 17 years, she made the choice to work for the Hautes-Alpes territory by integrating the Department. Following the transfer of competences provided by the NOTRe law, she joined the Environment and Biodiversity department in the Region where she is in charge of building waste, bio-waste and prevention in the Hautes-Alpes region.

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Eric Buffo
Director of Development, Mixed Inter-municipal Union for the Collection and Valorization of Libournais (SMICVAL)

Engineer, 20 years of experience in the field of waste management as a prescriber and then operator, first at Ademe, then at EcoEmballages and for 8 years in the Smicval of Libournais Haute Gironde, first in as Director of Technical Services and then as Deputy Director General, and now as Director of Development to implement a new ambition: to drive a territorial economic development policy through the circular economy using waste as resources.

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Bernard Vigne
Coordinator of the waste and circular economy division, ADEME

Bernard Vigne holds a doctorate in organic chemistry. After several years spent in the private sector as technical director, an experience in setting up a business as general manager, he joined ADEME in 2002, where he is responsible for the coordination of the economy-circular and waste division.

Gaëlle Rebec
Director of ADEME PACA
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Dominique Bourg
President of the Scientific Council of the Foundation for Nature and Man and Professor at the University of Lausanne

Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the University of Lausanne, President of the Scientific Council of the Foundation for Nature and Man (formerly Nicolas Hulot Foundation), he is the author of over twenty books on the subject of the ecology of sustainable development, its economic and political issues. He puts forward in particular the idea of a permacircular economy (book published in August 2017)

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Élodie Gréco
Environmental Technology Advisor and Waste Recovery, Regional Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer PACA

Responsible for the Prevention and Exploitation Service within the Mixed Waste Management Union UNIVALOM (06), Elodie Greco has initiated and developed the collective composting sites for 7 years within the structure and is leading the Waste Prevention Program. It also ensures the technical and administrative control of the Union's Energy Enhancement Unit and the Public-Private Partnership Contract associated with the installation.

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Enzo Favoino
Coordinateur scientifique Scuola Agraria del Parco di Monza - Zero Waste Europe

Enzo Favoino is the Scientific Coordinator of Zero Waste Europe and Member of the Board of ZWIA (Zero Waste International Alliance); he chairs the Scientific Committee of Zero Waste Italy. He is also in the Zero Waste Research Centre in Capannori, first ZW Municipality in Italy and Europe, and a reference centre for other ZW Communities across Europe. Favoino also cooperates with Let’s Do It World, the global clean-up initiative, in capacity building for leaders and campaigners and knowledge management on sustainable management of resources and discards.

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Valérie Barre
Sustainable Public Procurement Project Manager, Regional Agency for Environment and Ecodevelopment (ARPE)

Valérie BARRE, is responsible for sustainable public procurement projects of the eco-development and territorial projects unit of ARPE PACA. After having accompanied the local authorities in their sustainable development project (Agenda 21), since 2010, it has been responsible for assisting public purchasers in the region in integrating the principles of sustainable development into their purchases. In 2016 - 2017, it coordinated the support of 19 communities in the implementation of sustainable collective restoration: 11 training modules covering all aspects of a collective catering project: combating food waste, drafting public procurement, local supply, agricultural land, organic and local cuisine .... The objective: to give the communities the essential information to help them set up their actions: contacts, tools, feedbacks ...

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Jacques Ansquer
Fund of Endowment Agroalimentaire PACA (FONDALIM)

Following a career with AGF (General Insurance of France) ALLIANZ in the fields of interregional inspection, business and commerce, Jacques Ansquer took over the presidency of the Bouches-du-Rhône Food Bank for 7 years. This experience highlighted the common problem between: solidarity food action, food waste and waste management. This realization led to the implementation of several experiments: PROXIDON, FONDALIM, PROXIVALOR, whose results are promising.

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Mario Saffer
Director of Ingebio and Administrator of the Association for Sanitation and Environment of the Rio Grande Do Sul Region, Brazil (ABES-RS)

A chemical engineer and doctor in process engineering, Mario Saffer founded Engebio Ingénierie et Environnement twenty-seven years ago, which he still chairs today. Mario Saffer has worked since the beginning of his career in the private sector, particularly in the field of environmental management and the development of solid waste management plans. In 2001, it developed for the State of Santa Catarina (Brazil) the first plan for integrated management and regionalization of solid urban waste, with the support of ADEME. In 2002, he joined the ABES RS, the Association for Sanitation and Environment of the Rio Grande Do Sul Region.

Hervé Pernot
Director, Valsud treatment sector, waste recycling and recycling, Veolia

After technical studies at INSA Lyon, completed by a Master's degree in Management at ESSEC, Hervé Pernot turned to the environmental professions. The various alternately integrated structures (Group and TPE) enabled it to work on the design and operational implementation of a scheme and a waste management and recovery unit. Currently working for the Veolia Group, he is responsible for the sorting, processing and recovery of household waste and economic waste within the PACA region.

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Lucie Bigue
Project Manager, PHENIX

Lucie Bigue is project manager in the PACA region at Phenix, a company that contributes to reducing waste and making the transition to a circular and supportive economy.

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Xavier Corval
Founder of Eqosphère

Graduate of Sciences Po and specialized in the links between technologies, communication and authority , Xavier Corval begins after a PhD in Political Sciences as a business engineer and director of development in a web strategy consulting agency before investing in programs cooperation and public - private alliances as an ICT expert for Latin American and European cities. In July 2012, after 18 months of working in the field, he founded the social enterprise EQOSPHERE, a commercial enterprise endowed with the "Approval ESUS", a general interest bearer on environmental and circular economy issues on the one hand, and solidarity on the other hand.

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Maxime de Rostolan
Director,, Fermes d’Avenir

A graduate engineer, Maxime completed a two-year world tour around the world of water and then worked on sustainable development education for seven years. He set up the Biomimicry association, dealing with biomimicry, and then converted in 2013 to set up an experimental agroecology project. After creating the Ferme de la Bourdaisière, inspired by permaculture, it has multiplied its actions in favor of agricultural transition: financing through the Blue Bees participatory financing platform, followed by training, competitions, advice, lobbying and the FAT (itinerant festival on the roads of France) with the association Fermes d'Avenir.

Iton Safer
Agro-producer and member of the Associação dos Produtores da Rede Agroecológica Metropolitana Porto Alegre (RAMA)

Former photo reporter, Ilton Saffer is now a certified organic producer and a member of the Association Producers of the Agroecological Metropolitan Network (RAMA) in Brazil.

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Maxime Quemin
Co-founder Les Champignons de Marseille

Agronomist of training, holder of a master's degree in mediation and communication specializing in environmental issues and master composter, I was a reuse and reuse technician for two years at the Recyclodrome, a ressourcerie located in downtown Marseille. With this field experience, I now develop with my partner Nicolas d'Azémar an urban mushroom recycler of coffee grounds. This is for me to find a way to dedicate my professional career to waste management while cultivating my passion for agriculture and the living.

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Laura Châtel
Advocacy Officer, Zero Waste France

Laura Chatel is an advocate with the Zero Waste France association. She works to advance the regulation and practice of circular economy at national and local level. In particular, it assists local authorities in the implementation of "zero-waste, zero wastage" territorial approaches. A lawyer in environmental law, she previously worked for a consulting firm on the analysis of local conflicts around the treatment of waste.

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Laurent Galdemas
President, EODD Consulting Engineers and President of the ÉA Éco-entreprises Cluster
Yvan DELOCHE
Yvan Deloche
Environmental Technology Advisor and Waste Recovery, Regional Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer PACA
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Alexia Hebraud
Waste and Agriculture, Renewable Energies, Environment and Solidarity Group

Alexia HEBRAUD, coordinatrice des projets « Valorisation des déchets – Environnement » au GERES depuis plus de 15 ans, possède une connaissance approfondie des éléments techniques et organisationnels de la valorisation des déchets organiques en Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Elle mène régulièrement des projets et missions en relation avec les institutionnels, les acteurs économiques et structures locales à la fois sur les filières de gestion de proximité des biodéchets, mais aussi au niveau des filières industrielles de compostage et méthanisation.

Marie-Claude Dhô Fiandino
Marie-Claude Dhô Fiandino
Head of sustainable development mission, Aix-Marseille Provence Métropole
Rémi Mouton
Recycling and bioenergy consultant, Bouches-du-Rhône departmental agriculture chamber

Long invested in the recycling of organic waste in agriculture, Rémy Mouton is currently working on the quality and biodiversity of agricultural soils in connection with the implementation of good agro-ecological practices for food and non-food agricultural production.

Yannick Le Guiner
Director of Ecodesign Cluster Gardanne
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Thierry Ricard
Director of the youth-education service, Mairie de Miramas
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Cyrille Casals
Director of sustainable city service, Mairie de Miramas
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Anna Roine
Responsible of the National program "Anti-gaspi" UNIS-CITES

Currently Head of programs "environment" in Unis Cité, I have a path from the popular education. The animation led me to the direction, to the training of the teams and then to the coordination of projects, trainings, the implementation of projects of territory. Social Center, Neighborhood Council, environmental protection association, neighborhood councils ... In France or abroad, I have worked to improve the living environment for all by creating social ties and dynamic neighborhood residents.

Cyril Dufer
Speaker, Bio-sphere

After 12 years of teaching at the University of Toulon and 10 years of conferences on sustainable development, Cyril Dufer, former NRJ animator, creates the adventure Bio-sphere. Through a cocktail of humor, pedagogy and dynamism, he wants to amaze his audience and initiate new behaviors.

Esra Tat
Network Development Coordinator at Zero Waste Europe

Esra TAT is the Network Development Coordinator at Zero Waste Europe. She supports and coordinates the network of 30 member organisations and local groups in Europe, and is in charge of the movement building of #BreakFreeFromPlastic in Europe. Esra also coordinates the European Zero Waste Cities programme.

Ferran Rosa
Zero Waste Europe as Waste Policy Officer

Ferran ROSA works at Zero Waste Europe as Waste Policy Officer. His role consists in actively promoting the ambitious transition towards Circular Economy at the European level. He provides support to municipalities, and also identifies and disseminates best practices in terms of waste presentation and management, both at the local and European level.

Friday

November 24th

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Isabelle Delannoy
Founder and CEO of DO Green

For 25 years, Isabelle Delannoy has been dedicated to the development of a new humanist, ecological and progressive society. Writer, researcher, counselor and activist, she is author of the film Home of Yann Arthus-Bertrand (800 million people affected), theorist of the symbiotic economy, first integrative theory of new sustainable economic and productive logics, co-architect of the program Reverse the Climate Change of the Commonwealth (53 countries) and known to the general public for its chronicles of a practical and desirable ecology with Stéphane Bern (1 million viewers). She founded DO Green Symbiotic Economy, a development agency towards a symbiotic economy and works with universities, businesses, institutions and transition networks at a local and global level. She has been a member of several government commissions and is the author of academic articles on ecological thinking and symbiotic economics.

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Claude Rochet
Historian, philosopher of territorial governance, director of research
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Benoit Bailliart
Director of the Urbalab of TheCamp
Nadine Jouanen
Nadine Jouanen
Associate co-founder of Percolab
Karine Zufferey
Karine Zufferey
Associate co-founder of Percolab
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Emmanuel Delannoy
Director of INSPIRE

Entrepreneur, lecturer, author, Emmanuel Delannoy contributed to the construction of the French Biodiversity Agency. He was also tasked by the government with a mission on the use of biodiversity. Between ideas and ground, from INSPIRE institute that he founded, it helps to animate and implement the ecological reinvention of the economy, accompanying companies and territories in their strategic reflections and their transitions. He is the author of The Economics Explained to Humans, published by Wildproject, and has contributed to numerous collective works, including the Dictionnaire de la pensée écologique (PUF); Humanity and biodiversity, manifest for a new alliance, (Descartes et Cie); Taking ownership of the keys to change, (Chroniques sociales), or the NatureParif Entreprises guide, take up the challenge of biodiversity.

Christophe Guion
Christophe Guion
Director of Innovative Projects, Orange
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Dominique Bourg
President of the Scientific Council of the Foundation for Nature and Man and Professor at the University of Lausanne

Professor of Environment and Sustainable Development at the University of Lausanne, President of the Scientific Council of the Foundation for Nature and Man (formerly Nicolas Hulot Foundation), he is the author of over twenty books on the subject of the ecology of sustainable development, its economic and political issues. He puts forward in particular the idea of a permacircular economy (book published in August 2017)

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Eric Buffo
Director of Development, Mixed Inter-municipal Union for the Collection and Valorization of Libournais (SMICVAL)

Engineer, 20 years of experience in the field of waste management as a prescriber and then operator, first at Ademe, then at EcoEmballages and for 8 years in the Smicval of Libournais Haute Gironde, first in as Director of Technical Services and then as Deputy Director General, and now as Director of Development to implement a new ambition: to drive a territorial economic development policy through the circular economy using waste as resources.

Saturday

November 25th

Béa Johnson
Zero Waste Specialist

Béa Johnson and her family have eliminated the trash from their daily life since 2008: their annual waste contains in a jar of half a liter. Thanks to his blog, and his bestseller, Zero Waste (18 languages), Béa launched a global movement. It continues to inspire a growing community to simply live and radically reduce waste with the application of 5 rules: Deny, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Compost. It breaks any preconceived idea, proving that Zero Waste can not only be beautiful, but also improve health and save time and money. She has been awarded international conferences on various works councils, universities, trade shows, and organizations such as Google, Pixar, Adobe, Cirque du Soleil, the European Parliament, and the UN (190+ conferences in 30+ countries on 6 continents). It responds to unceasing media interest and has appeared in print and broadcast media around the world. Passionate and optimistic, she became the world's spokesperson or nicknamed the New York Times, "the popess", of the ZéroDéchet way of life. Originally from the South of France, she now lives in California.