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April 2023

WME 2023

18 - 20 April 2023


The European Conference for Waste Management and the Circular Economy will take place from 18-20 April in Bergamo, Italy. ICLEI Europe is a partner of the conference, which is bringing together industry leaders, innovators, buyers, regulators and government to network, collaborate and debate the future of waste management and the sustainable eco-friendly solutions urgently needed by our planet.

WME 2022 took place in Bergamo with excellent participation for many leading experts in the waste management sectors, including government and policy representatives shaping legislation. It attracted more than 2,000 attendees, 100 exhibiting companies, dozens of partner associations and organisations, and over 200 conference delegates coming from Austria, Germany, Italy, Libya, Mexico, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Spain and United Kingdom.

WME presents the ideal opportunity to showcase products, technologies, innovations and solutions to the waste management and circular economy community. It is also a convening platform to engage in debate and thought leadership, share ideas and solutions to drive towards a greener and carbon neutral environment.

For more information, and to register, click here.

Invitation to EVC suppliers: Online market dialogue on the ‘Circular Procurement of EVCs’

24 April 2023, 14:00 - 16:00


The City of Malmö, as a partner of the ProCirc project, and together with Circular Flanders and Rijkwaterstaat, is pleased to invite suppliers of electric vehicle chargers (EVCs) to an online market dialogue to explore the future of the industry. The event is organised by ICLEI Europe.

As demand for electric vehicles grows, the environmental impact of the EVC life-cycle risks being overlooked. To address this, Malmö, in the context of the ProCirc project, is leading the production of a joint statement of demand (JSD) on EVCs to establish a set of common standards for circular EVC procurement and strengthen public authority ambitions for future EVC purchasing.

As part of the JSD development process, a market dialogue will be held to better understand the current situation and future plans of the EVC sector. The session will convene public buyers and EVC suppliers to exchange views, share needs, discuss solutions and prepare recommendations.

Suppliers of EVCs are welcome to join the online market dialogue event where they will have the opportunity to meet and exchange with public purchasers from around Europe, pitch their product(s) and/or service(s), and hear the high-ambition circular asks from a dedicated purchasing group.

This event will take place online over MS Teams. The following elements will be included in this two-hour event:

  • Introduction to the online market engagement event.
  • Public sector innovation needs and procurement plans, featuring presentations by public authority representatives.
  • Pitching of ideas and solutions, with presentations of pitches by EVC suppliers.
  • Group discussion with public buyers and suppliers on circular EVC topics.
  • Closing remarks and conclusions.

To register, click here. Upon registration, you will receive further information.

In case of any questions, please contact Grace Sly (

Public Procurement Conference – centralization and new trends

25 - 26 April 2023

University of Copenhagen

Central purchasing bodies (CPBs) conduct procurement procedures on behalf of other contracting authorities and play an important role in many EU Member States. So does framework agreements and dynamic purchasing. However, in the post-Covid reality, disrupted by the war in Ukraine, the energy crisis, and emerging climate change, aggregated procurement is facing many challenges.

This public procurement conference – centralization and new trends aims to address new developments, innovation and sustainability as well as emerging issues in public procurement. The two-day Conference will bring together both practitioners and researchers working in the field from all around Europe, especially from Scandinavia.

The first day of the Conference is divided into three panels:

  • CPBs in Scandinavia - trends and challenges
  • Framework Agreements
  • Dynamic Purchasing Systems

The second day of the Conference is divided into two panels followed by Danish and International Tracks:

  • Public Procurement for a Green Transition
  • The Future of Centralization
  • International Track (held in English) / Danish Track on framework agreements (held in Danish)

More information on the conference can be found here