Sustainable growth and circular economy in the Alpine area: these are the themes of ‘BOOSTALP 2.0’ scheduled for July 3-4 in Milan organized by Lombardy Region, as part of the Italian Presidency of Eusalp 2019, and by Confindustria Lombardy. 

The high-level conference aims to offer institutions, companies, universities, research centres, institutions and stakeholders from the most competitive regions of Europe the opportunity to meet, exchange opinions and explore new solutions, business models, technologies related to the circular economy, with a specific focus on the textile sector. 

On July 3, 2:30 p.m., the president of Lombardy Region Attilio Fontana will open the meeting. After this, the Keynote speech by the journalist of the Sole 24 Ore Jacopo Gilberto and two roundtables: the first one dedicated to the increase of innovation within the Ecosystem in the Eusalp area, the second one dedicated to policies for the Economy key to sustainability and development. 

The two sessions will include the interventions of regional councillors Alessandro Mattinzoli for Economic Development and Raffaele Cattaneo for the Environment and Climate; as well as Marino Vago, president of the Italian Fashion System; by Nicola Semeraro of the FederlegnoArredo Board of Directors; Franco Iacop, president of the Interregional Group of the macroregion at the Alpine European Committee of the Regions, Marco Bonometti president of Confindustria Lombardy, Ingrid Felipe- Saint Hilaire vice president and head of infrastructure of Tyrol , Giacomo Raul Giampedrone, Councillor for Infrastructure in the Liguria Region and Mercedes Bresso, rapporteur for the European Strategy of the Alpine Region in the European Parliament. 

The second day, to be opened at 10 o’clock by the greeting of Lara Magoni, regional councillor for Territorial Marketing, Tourism and Fashion, will be dedicated to the circular economy in textiles and will close with a speech by Aldo Tempesti, Cluster Manager Cluster Made in Italiy. The day will end with B2B meetings for participating companies.

Source: medNews