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Discover Urban Resources

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100 - 1445 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC

Dudoc Vancouver is organizing and hosting a special event called: Discover Urban Resources. During these 4 days several top-presenters will speak about topics like urban mining, urban farming, circular economy, and innovative waste to energy solutions. The program consists of presentations, workshops, exhibitions, a farm tour and a re-use building project, which is auctioned on Friday.
All of the topics will showcase best practises from Canada and the Netherlands.

Some of the speakers are:
• Dr. Martin Kerner, Managing Director SSC Germany, algae-based bioreactor façade
• Jan Douwe Kroeske, Dutch presenter, initiator multimedia sustainability platform SummerLabb
• Gerben van Straaten, CEO World of Walas, sustainable community development and circular economy
• Irina Molohovsky, Founder of Frameworq, circular economy and textile re-use programs
• Paul Oostelbos, International Business Development of Orgaworld, Organic Fuel Facility Surrey

The topics include:
• Circular economy in the textile industry – From jeans rental in the Netherlands to textile re-use workshops in Canada
• Frameworq Fashion showcase of local designs based on re-used textile
• Social innovation and inclusion
• Urban farming: lessons from The Netherlands and Canada
• The benefits of using algae in urban farming
• First Nation knowledge of healthy and sustainable food systems

If you do not want to miss out on this great event, get your tickets at