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2016 Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition


Event Overview



Day 1 – 31st March 2016 (Thursday)


2016MIECF Opening Ceremony

The Venetian Ballroom (Level 3)

All Day

Green Showcase and Green Matching

Expo Hall A (Level 1)

14:30 – 17:00

Seminars & Presentations

Expo Hall A (Level 1)


Green Forum

Green Business Co-operation Day

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)


Session 1

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)

“Zero Waste and High Efficiency” – Blue Ocean Strategy for Business Success

Given the high level of competition in the market, many companies use various strategies to ensure their slice of the market. One well-known strategy is the Blue Ocean Strategy, which aims to build long lasting brand equity by making strategic moves to create a jump in value for the company, its buyers, and its employees while unlocking new demand and reducing competition. This session will discuss this strategy as applied to zero waste and successful transition to highly efficient processes in industries, featuring case studies from entrepreneurs and major international companies.


Session 2

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)

“Turning Green into Gold” – Green Business Opportunities for the Hospitality Industry

The Hospitality Industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in many parts of the world. It has one of the largest impacts on the economy and the environment. With the increase in awareness of environmental impact, many companies have adopted sustainability practices and strive to reduce waste. This session will discuss the best practices, strategies and incentives in business, that are needed to promote a greener industry sector with less waste, more efficient production and higher profits. Supporting sectors such as finance, transport, waste management, and business strategies will be explored.


Green Business Networking Cocktail Reception & Signing Ceremony

Expo Hall A (Level 1)


Green Gala (By Invitation Only)

Day 2 – 1st April 2016 (Friday)

All Day

Green Showcase, Green Matching, Seminars and Presentations

Expo Hall A (Level 1)


Green Forum


Session 3

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)

“From Waste to Resources and Rewards” –

The Roadmap towards Circular Economy

This session presents strategies and economic incentives for businesses to adopt better waste management approaches and technologies in creating circular economy to achieve sustainable goals. Best practices in business, case studies on new technologies and effective approaches in turning the waste sector into a resource industry will be featured.


Session 4

Sicily Room (2403-2504) (Level 1)

 “Building With Less” –

Sustainable Waste Solutions for Green Construction

This session outlines how innovation and management in buildings for government, manufacturing, and hospitality sectors can reduce carbon emissions and construction waste by-products to enhance transition towards a greener city. To solve the problems on sustainable development, challenges in construction waste disposal will be discussed, and will look into latest technologies available from design, construction and maintenance of buildings to address sustainability issues. Policies, case studies and business opportunities in the green building sector to reduce and recycle waste will also be analysed.


Green Building Industry Networking Session

(By Invitation Only)

Expo Hall A (Level 1)


Special Session with Prof. Dr. h.c. Walter R. Stahel: Enhancing Waste Management through Internet Plus

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)

In recent years, Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionised businesses and society in many ways, especially in distribution of goods and services in various industry sectors. One of the biggest innovators is in the waste management sector. Using environmental monitoring through sensors and smart modules helps to increase savings through automation. Sorting garbage for recycling and landfill management also benefit greatly from IT-based solutions, which will then help to increase revenue through efficient logistics processes. This session aims to look at global strategies and new technologies. It will discuss the next path of development for more efficient waste management in businesses and society.



Session 5

Green Chemical Forum  - Treatment of Chemical Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste

Sicily Room (2403-2504) (Level 1)

The Green Chemical  Forum is China’s International platform for exchange between chemical industry’s practitioners on advanced concepts and technologies. This forum session focuses on concepts to improve measures for handling solid waste within the chemical industry and the sharing of advanced technologies for handling hazardous and solid waste. Furthermore, the forum will explore green strategies for sustainable development applicable to the Chinese petrochemical industry in streamlining aspects such as engineering design, integrated use and product manufacturing techniques.  Experts from China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection will be invited to the forum to explain policies affecting standards for hazardous and solid waste treatment and the forum will provide an opportunity for high profile businesses and organisations to share technologies and manufacturing research on related subjects. Industry members are welcomed to participate in this forum and provide their full efforts towards the common goal of environmental protection.


Session 6

Pan Pearl River Delta Region (PPRD) Session-  Solid Waste Management Policies and Technology in the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)

Presidents or Association Secretaries of Environmental Industry Associations across the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region will introduce their authorities’ latest waste handling policies in each province (region), to hold exchange on the most advanced waste handling technology and products available and to further promote cooperation and development in environmental protection activities across the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region.


PPRD Environmental Technology Exchange

(By Invitation Only)

Day 3 – 2nd April 2016 (Saturday)

All Day

Green Showcase and Green Matching

Concurrent Events

Seminars and Presentations

Expo Hall A (Level 1)


The 1st Macau Maritime Session: Marine Functional Zoning and Development Planning

Host: Macau Ecological Society

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)


Technical Visit

1. Macao Refuse Incineration Plant

2. The Venetian Macao


International Forum on Green Economy Opportunities

Host: Green Environment Protection Association of Macau

Sicily Room (2403-2504) (Level 1)



Green Public Day

Eco-Market Macao 

Expo Hall A (Level 1)


* All information updated as of 29 March 2016. Subject to change.