2016 MIECF to focus on the theme “Green Economy – Opportunities for Waste Management
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Hong Kong – The 2016 Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum and Exhibition (2016MIECF), which takes place from 31 March to 2 April 2016 at The Venetian Macao–Resort–Hotel, aims to be a key platform to promote environmental co-operation between Macao, the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region of Mainland China (PPRD Region), Asia-Pacific, Europe, Portuguese-Speaking countries and beyond.

Disposing of waste in an environmentally-friendly manner is crucial to business, it also gives rise to a plethora of business opportunities. Thus, apart from welcoming participation from various green industries, 2016MIECF will adopt the theme “Green Economy – Opportunities for Waste Management”, and invite specialists and academics to share their techniques and experience in controlling waste streams.

2016MIECF is pleased to announce its distinguished Keynote Speaker Professor Dr. h.c. Walter R. Stahel, the pioneer in Circular Economy and inventor of the "Cradle-to-Cradle" and "Performance Economy" concepts.

Speaker Professor Dr. h.c. Walter R. Stahel
- Pioneer in Circular Economy; Inventor of the “Cradle to Cradle” and “Performance Economy” concepts
- Founder-Director, The Product-Life Institute, Geneva
- Full Member of the Club of Rome
- Vice-Secretary General and Director of Risk Management Research of the Geneva Association
- Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, UK
- Laureate of the Mitchell-Prize Competition on sustainable societies in Houston, TX, USA and first prize in the competition of the German Future’s Society, Berlin

International experts at the Green Forum will discuss the opportunities and challenges in waste management, including business strategies for manufacturing and waste management sectors, green hospitality, and solutions for construction and demolition waste.

Apart from welcoming participation from various green industries, industry zones of "Waste Management Area" and "Green Building Zone" will be set up to respond to the key environmental needs in the region.

For Green Forum programme and registration, visit