Thursday October 4th, 2018



Reception and registration with coffee and tea

Opening by chair of the day Prof. Dr. Jan Jonker
Opening speech by dean of the Nijmegen School of Management, Prof. Paul Hendriks
Opening speech by Harriët Tiemens, Alderman of the City of Nijmegen




Keynote ‘Citizens on the move. How to create a sustainable city’. Michiel Hustinx, Manager Sustainable City, City of Nijmegen
Keynote ‘The Economics and Governance of the Circular Economy in Cities’. Oriana Romano, Policy Analyst Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development, OECD (Paris)
Coffee break

11.30-12.45 Session 1 

  • Enabling city development through participatory approaches
  • The City of Antwerp
  • The City of Pozzuoli
  • Multinationals and Sustainable City Development


11.30-12.45  Session 2

  • Concretising urban change through novel business model development
  • The City of Amsterdam
  • The City of Rotterdam
  • Circular Business Models


12:45 – 13:45 Lunch at Cafe C

14.00- 14.45

Keynote ‘Cities: Overcoming the barriers to a circular economy’. Stuart Ferguson, Head of Investments, London Waste and Recycling Board.

Session 3 15:00-16:15 

  • From pilot-sized to city-wide: scaling up urban development programmes
  • The City of Maribor
  • Six municipalities in the Capital Region of Denmark
  • A spatial approach to the circular city


Session 4 15:00-16:15 

  • Alternative approaches to urban transition
  • The All-Inclusive Neighbourhood
  • The City as a Data-mine
  • Collective urban business models as a tool for urban transition



Recap sessions and overview lessons learned, plenary discussion and final Q&A

17.00-18.00  Word of thanks   and   Drinks  The Yard, Sportbar 1th floor


Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen
Faculteit Management Wetenschappen,

ELINOR Ostrom gebouw,
Heyendaalseweg 141 Nijmegen

You can download the program for printing here

Registration: Entrance hall Elinor Ostrom Building

Seminar:  First Floor

Lunch: Ground floor:  Café C

Drinks: First Floor: The Yard ( Sport Bar)

Plan and direction