Circular Economy Symposium
30th June 2023 | London

Towards a circular built environment: bridging the gap between research and practice
Registration now open! Book your place here

About the event:

A shift to a circular economic built environment is essential to reduce global material demand and associated carbon emissions. Despite this, it is still far from mainstream practice. This one-day symposium hosted by the University of Sheffield will bring together international researchers and practitioners to share leading work progressing towards a circular built environment. 

The event aims to facilitate meaningful, bi-directional knowledge transfer and discussion between researchers and practitioners on techniques to both implement and assess circularity within the built environment. It will be made up of keynote speakers, shorter oral presentations and poster sessions, and we actively encourage attendance of researchers and practitioners from across the built environment and at all career stages. 

Get involved:

Abstract submission for oral presentations has closed. The event is limited to 100 people, including 12 oral presentations and 50 posters. We have a small amount of space for additional posters, should you wish to present an A1 landscape poster at the event please email us a 250 word abstract and we will confirm whether this fits the scope of the event, and if places are still available. 

We are looking forward to presentations and posters on a variety of international built environment topics, including, but not limited to:

  • Material stocks in the context of CE
  • Embedding CE in practise and policy 
  • Relevant and exemplary case studies
  • Technologies to enable CE
  • The future of CE and regenerative design

Event details:

30th June 2023

Refreshments and a vegetarian/vegan lunch will be provided.

Institution of Civil Engineers
1, Great George St.,
London, SW1P 3AA

Student price: £15

Undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research students are all eligible for the student price.

You can now download the agenda for the day. Please bear in mind the speaker line up is still subject to change – we will publish a final version shortly before the event date.

Download the Agenda

Registration now open!

Registration to attend the Circular Economy Symposium is now open!

Book your place here

The call for abstracts is now closed, those who have been invited to give presentations have been notified.

If you have any questions regarding the Symposium, please contact: