22 May

The circular 11-city tour

Time & location
Beurs Leeuwarden
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Campus Fryslân organizes in collaboration with the Province of Fryslân “The circular 11-city tour”, a series of talk shows along the eleven cities in which you get acquainted with the circular economy and sustainability. The starting signal sounds on Wednesday 22 May in the Beurs in Leeuwarden.

During this first talk show, host Wini Weidenaar and co-host Prof. Dr. Gjalt de Jong will talk to interesting guests to discuss their contribution to the circular economy and what is already happening in the province in terms of sustainability. Afterwards, while enjoying live music and a drink, there is ample opportunity to talk to each other.


19.45 – Walk-in with Berend Riemersma (Frisian singer-songwriter)
20.00 – Starting shot by Sander de Rouwe (deputy) and Wiebe Wieling (chairman of royal association De Friesche Elfsteden)
20.10 – What is a circular economy? with prof. dr. Gjalt de Jong (professor of Sustainable Entrepreneurship in a Circular Economy) and Houkje Rijpstra (Circular Friesland)
20.25 – Music by Berend Riemersma
20.35 – Why circular furniture? with Louise Cohen (architect and creator of the Upcycle collection) and Stephanie de Groot (Estafette manager)
20.50 – Circular / sustainable start-ups in Leeuwarden with Timo Vervoort (Searious Fish), Michiel de Groot (Fryslân fungies) and Anna van Nunen (Innofest)
21.15 – Having a chat with a drink, snack and music

This event is free to attend, due to a limited number of places we request that you reserve a ticket.