Program 2021

N/AIndividual Arrival in Germany
Transfer to Neubrücke by train
N/ASightseeing Tour | Optional & Own Agenda
19:00Dinner Reception | Mensa, ECB
BIRKENFELD, COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE - ECB
09:00Welcome & Keynote Address: 20 Years of IfaS in Climate Transformation
Professor Dr. Peter Heck | Managing Director, IfaS
ECB, BIRKENFELD
10:30Thematic Presentation - 1
Education for Sustainability: IMAT Masters Programme & International IMAT Network University
10:45Thematic Presentation - 2
The Greenest University Campus in Germany: A Bird's Eye View of the ECB
11:00Coffee Break | Foyer, Comm. Bldg., ECB
ECB, BIRKENFELD
11:30Guided Technology Site Visit - Zero Emission Campus - Part 1
Green Building(s) and Leading-edge HVAC Innovations
12:15Guided Technology Site Visit - Zero Emission Campus - Part 2
Infrastructure for Zero Emission
13:00Lunch | Mensa, ECB
14:00Transfer to Neubrücke (Nahe)
NEUBRÜCKE (NAHE)
14:05Guided Technology Site Visit - 3
Industrial Symbiosis in Praxis: Eco-industrial Park–Neubrücke (Nahe)/Drive-through
14:30Transfer to Morbach
MORBACH
15:00Guided Technology Site Visit - 4 + Reception
Renewable Energy Landscape Morbach: repurposing a waste land for RE generation
20 Years of IfaS: down the memory lane
17:00Transfer to Birkenfeld
BIRKENFELD/GIMBWEILER
17:30Guided Technology Site Visit - 5 + Dinner Reception
Climate Protection Master Plan and City Foundation for Green Investments
20 Years of IfaS: down the memory lane — Host: Birkenfeld District Mayor Dr. Alscher
20:30Transfer to ECB, Birkenfeld
BIRKENFELD, COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE - ECB
08:30Registration
09:0012th International Circular Economy Conference | Session I
Sustainability and Circularity: Two Pillars of new Green Business Opportunities
10:30Coffee Break | Foyer, Comm. Bld., ECB
11:0012th International Circular Economy Conference | Session II
Global ZE & CE Projects of IfaS
12:30Lunch | Mensa, ECB
14:0012th International Circular Economy Conference | Session III
Green Finance and Finance for Circularity and Green Transformation
15:0012th International Circular Economy Conference | Session IV
GreenTec - Made in Germany: Innovations and Solutions
16:0012th International Circular Economy Conference | Session V
IfaS' way forward: coaching and networking for business oriented carbon neutrality
16:30Networking Event | Foyer, Comm. Bldg., ECB
19:0020th Anniversary Gala Dinner: hosted by Professor Dr. Peter Heck; CEO, IfaS
22:00Closure of the 12.ICEC

International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure for Education

BIRKENFELD, LORETTA ROOM - ECB
08:30 Registration & Coffee
09:00 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure for Education | Session I
Welcome by Professor Dr. Peter Heck | Managing Director, IfaS
Welcome by Ministers Ms. Spiegel and Mr. Jost | Ministers for Education, Saarland
09:30 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure for Education | Session II
Thematic Talks on Education & ZE Infrastructure
10:10 Coffee Break | Foyer, Loretta Room, ECB
10:30 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure for Education | Session III
Thematic Talks on SRM: Energy, Water & Biodiversity
11:30 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure for Education | Session IV
Thematic Talks on Regional Networks for Sustainability
12:00 Closure of the International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure for Education
12:30 Lunch | Mensa, ECB
13:00 Transfer to Trier
14:00 Site Visit 6.2: Energy autarky wastewater treatment
16:00 Site Visit 6.3: Sustainable illumination solutions and digital infrastructure
16:15 Trier city tour
19:00 Dinner
21:00 Transfer to ECB, Birkenfeld

Guided Technology Site Visit

08:15 Transfer to Trier
TRIER
09:30 Welcome Address by Mr. Arndt Müller | CEO, SWT
10:10 Coffee Break
10:30 Guided Technology Site Visit - 6.1
Conversion of old industrial estate to an ecological energy and technology park
12:30 Lunch
14:00 Guided Technology Site Visit - 6.2
Energy autarky wastewater treatment
16:00 Guided Technology Site Visit - 6.3
Sustainable illumination solutions and digital infrastructure
15:15 Trier city tour
19:00 Dinner
21:00 Transfer to ECB, Birkenfeld

08:15Transfer to Rhein-Hunsrück
KIRCHBERG/WÜSCHHEIM
10:00Guided Technology Site Visit - 7
Waste-to-energy solutions: bio-waste to power, wood waste to heat, etc.
12:30Transfer to Kaiserslautern
13:45Lunch
KAISERSLAUTERN
15:00Guided Technology Site Visit - 8
Centralised waste management by ZAK
15:30Transfer to Simmertal
SIMMERTAL
18:00Dinner reception by Mr. Rüdiger Lanz at Simmertal Castel (Castel illuminated with Lanz advanced LED solutions) <
The occasion graced by Ms. Malu Dreyer | President of the State of Rhineland-Pfalz
21:00Transfer to ECB, Birkenfeld
BIRKENFELD, COMMUNICATIONS CENTRE - ECB
09:0012.ICEW&C Wrap-up & the Road Ahead
Reflection, feedback, and the way forward with ZE and CE strategies in the months to come.
12:00 Lunch | Mensa, ECB
14:00Individual departures
N/AB2B Meetings | On Request
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