April 21-22, 2022

Hybrid format

St. Petersburg (Russia)

Transnational awareness raising event

Baltic Circular Economy Forum'22

The first and only landmark hybrid convention and matchmaking event in Russia focused on circular economy, sustainable development, green and cleantech solutions. BCEF is where companies, experts and key decision makers meet to discuss the strategies, tools and best practices leadership companies are using to shift their products and services from linear to circular.

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Key circular event in Russia

The Baltic Circular Economy Forum is a hybrid event hosted by the city of St. Petersburg, with a mission to explore the tremendous circular challenges the region is facing, as well as the opportunities that the region has to offer. In the framework of the Forum participants will get the privilege to learn from and engage with key stakeholders of Russia as well as EU and beyond. Together we will break down borders, and initiate new projects and collaborations, with a mission to accelerate the circular transition in the region. 

 
 

What are the formats of the forum?

The forum offers wide range of the formats for successful networking as well as awareness raising. Depending on the existing restrictions the formats of the Forum can be amended.

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Matchmaking
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StartUp
competition

Exhibition
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What are the focus sectors?

The event in 2022 will be focused on the four key areas that create number of opportunities for improvement.

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ECO parks & industrial symbiosis

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Future food

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Green mobility

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Smart waste sorting & circular design

Participation benefits

The event is designed to become the knowledge sharing and discussion platform for the wide range of target groups.  

For SMEs

- Get the latest trends 
- Select the best practices and technologies for "green" transformation of your business
- Showcase your products and share your best practices

For corporations

- Showcase your products and solutions
- Share your best practices  
- Network with the opinion leaders as well as decision makers

For startups

- Pitch your project & test your idea
- Connect with your clients and partners 
- Get access to venture and "green" financing solutions 

For authorities and international institutions

- Communicate your flagship initiatives 
- Network with the key decision makers in one place 
- Form new partnerships 

Interested to partner with the forum or would like to become a speaker?

At the moment we are drafting the formats as well as the congress programme of the Forum. Contact us in order to get the details as well as to partner with the BCEF.

 

BCEF'21: Key facts

BCEF was held for the first time in 2021, but turned to be very successful event from the start.

10 10+ events & sessions
7575+ speakers
15001 500+ viewers

BCEF'21: featured speakers & co-hosts

Meet some of the featured speaker of the BCEF in 2021.

Darren Klein

Guillaume SCHWALL

First Secretary - Energy and climate policies

Delegation of the European Union to Russian Federation

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Tadzio SCHILLING

CEO
Association of European Businesses

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Darren Klein

Peter KURTH

President

BDE Bundesverband der Deutschen Entsorgungs-, Wasser- und Rohstoffwirtschaft e. V. (Germany) | FEAD European Waste Management Association (Belgium)

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Pedro Frank

Kari HERLEVI

Project Director
Circular economy for biodiversity

Sitra

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Aleksey YAKOVLEV

Deputy chairman
Committee for Industrial Policy, Innovations and Trade of St.Petersburg

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Darren Klein

Sameer AKBAR

Sr. Environmental Specialist

Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy Global Practice – World Bank

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Pedro Frank

Janne HIRVONEN

Consul
Consulate General of Finland (St.Petersburg)

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Caleb Phillips

Vladimir NIKITENKO

Director
The North-West office of

Russian-German Chamber of commerce (AHK)

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Perry Larson

Maxim EVDOKIMOV

Project Centre director
Agency for strategic initiatives

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Milla BRUNEAU

Executive director
The Sustainable Lahti foundation

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Darren Klein

Markku HEINONEN

Development Director

City of Lappeenranta

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Darren Klein

Sergei KHMELEVSKII

General director

ITMO Highpark Foundation

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Nikolai PITIRIMOV

Deputy Chairman
International consortium "St Petersburg Cleantech Cluster for urban environment" | Project Baltic Industrial Symbiosis

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Maxim BALANEV

Public representative
St. Petersburg Agency for Strategic Initiatives

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Darren Klein

Ingo EGLOFF

Chairman of the Board

Port of Hamburg Marketing e.V.

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The forum contributes to fulfilling the following SDGs

The forum will create conditions for fulfilling the following SDGs:

Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy

Use only energy efficient appliances and bulbs.

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity.

Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production

Ensure sustainable production and consumption patterns.

Goal 17: Partnerships

Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.