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Circular Wallonia Days 🔋 UNLOCKING THE PATH TO A SUSTAINABLE BATTERY FUTURE
Du 13 décembre 2023 au 14 décembre 2023

THE “CIRCULAR WALLONIA DAYS”

Unlocking the Path to a Sustainable Battery Future

Welcome to the second edition of Circular Wallonia Days, an inclusive event dedicated to advancing the circularity of the batteries value chain. Join like-minded individuals, industries, and organizations passionate about sustainability. Let’s unlock the full potential of a circular battery future through industrial partnerships with companies in the vibrant Walloon Region and surrounding countries.

🔋DETAILED PROGRAM & SPEAKERS 🔋


13 December – DAY 1 – INTERNATIONAL EVENT

♩ Business Village Ecolys – Actibel | Namur
♩ From 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. / Used language : English

Opening conference : Global Battery dynamics and Opportunities for Regional Collaborations
  • 9:00 a.m. : Welcome coffee
  • 9:30 a.m. : INTRODUCTION – What’s going on in Wallonia ?
  • 10:00 a.m. : KEYNOTE –  The Worldwide Batteries Landscape and business implications (IRA, Raw Materials Act, recycling regulations
)
  • 10:30 a.m. : EXPERT PANEL – Extending the Walloon Recycling Valley beyond boundaries
  • 12:00 p.m. : Networking lunch
Workshop : Unlocking the Path to a Sustainable Battery Future in Europe
Opportunities in Wallonia and surrounding regions
  • 1:30 p.m. : Introduction by WIN4C & PĂŽle MecaTech
  • 1:40 p.m. : Dr. Ir. Emilio Bunel, Battery Value Chain expert : Unlocking the Path to a Sustainable Battery Future in Europe
  • 2:00 p.m. : Workshops part 1 :
  1. Smart Battery Disassembly
    Unlocking Safe, Efficient and Affordable Battery Disassembly
  2. Battery Recycling Quest
    Uncovering Affordable Battery Recycling Solutions
  3. Advancing Electrode Materials for Sustainable Batteries
    Exploring Sustainable Solutions for Battery Materials
  4. Batteries Second Life
    Advancing Battery Health Assesment and Reuse
  5. Building a Sustainable EoL Battery Ecosystem
    Exploring Strategies to Attract EoL Batteries to Wallonia
  • 3:30 p.m. : Networking coffee
  • 4:00 p.m. : Conclusions from the 5 workshops part 1
Opportunities for international collaboration
  • 4:00 p.m. : Feedback from the 5 workshops
  • 4:30 p.m. : Why is Wallonia a great place to look for partnerships & settle ?

Summary of the call for expressions of interest for the development of battery-related industries in Wallonia
Current opportunities

  • 5:00 p.m. : Networking diner

⇒ REGISTER HERE ⇐ 

14 December  – DAY 2 – LOCAL EVENT – WALLONIA

♩  Business Village Ecolys – Actibel | Namur
♩  From 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. / Used language : French

 

Debrief of workshops for the Walloon ecosystem
Explore in greater depth the opportunities for the Walloon ecosystem
  • 9:00 a.m. : Welcome coffee
  • 9:30 a.m. : Introduction by WIN4C & PĂŽle Mecatech
  • 9:50 a.m. : Dr. Ir. Emilio Bunel, Battery Value Chain expert : Unlocking the Path to a Sustainable Battery Future in Belgium
  • 10:15 a.m. : Workshops part 2 :
  1. Smart Battery Disassembly
    Unlocking Safe, Efficient and Affordable Battery Disassembly
  2. Battery Recycling Quest
    Uncovering Affordable Battery Recycling Solutions
  3. Advancing Electrode Materials for Sustainable Batteries
    Exploring Sustainable Solutions for Battery Materials
  4. Batteries Second Life
    Advancing Battery Health Assesment and Reuse
  5. Building a Sustainable EoL Battery Ecosystem
    Exploring Strategies to Attract EoL Batteries to Wallonia
  • 12:50 p.m. : Networking lunch

⇒ REGISTER HERE ⇐