Circular Economy legislation and the lighting industry The essential update
A Recolight webinar looking at luminaire design and the regulations you need to know for 2021
Luminaire design is set to undergo a major upheaval in 2021 due to key legislation including the Eco Design regulations and the Environment Bill. The rules look set to fundamentally change the way we design and manufacture light fittings. In this unmissable webinar, we’ll update you on the rules you need to know about and their implications.
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You will hear from…
- Introduction from Ray Molony
- Environment Bill and legislation to implement Circular Economy principles
James Butterworth, Circular Economy Team, Defra
Matt Stocks, WEEE Regulations, Product Regulation and Producer Responsibility Team Defra
- EU Sustainability Policies and Eco design requirements
Ourania Georgoutsakou, Secretary General, LightingEurope
- Latest developments from Brussels on the next set of EU policies and rules that will deliver the EU’s commitment to the circular economy and sustainable products.
- How LightingEurope expects the lighting sector will be impacted.
- Plus a reminder of the mandatory requirements in the new Eco design rules for lighting that apply already as of 2021.
- Questions and answers
Slides will be shared post event and a recording will be loaded on the event page.
Ourania GeorgoutsakouSecretary General LightingEurope
Ourania Georgoutsakou is the Secretary General of LightingEurope, the voice of the lighting industry. Based in Brussels the organisation represents 33 companies and national associations who together account for over 1,000 European companies, a total European workforce of over 100,000 people and an annual turnover exceeding 20 billion euro.
Ourania joined LightingEurope in April 2017 and is responsible for LightingEurope’s strategy and impact. Her role is to represent Europe’s lighting industry in the Brussels’ political arena, liaise with industry executives and manage the association’s operations.
She has over 15-years’ experience of advocating for membership associations, previously working as Director of Public Policy in Europe for SEMI, the global trade association representing the manufacturing supply chain for the semiconductor and related industries. She spent the first 10 years of her career as Senior Policy Coordinator with the Assembly of European Regions in Strasbourg and in Brussels, where she worked directly with elected regional politicians to help shape and implement EU policies.
During her career Ourania has worked on multiple policy areas, from the EU Lisbon Treaty to the EU Services Directive and from health and social policy to environmental rules and e-innovation. Ourania holds degrees in European Law and Policy-Making.
Ray Molony Independent consultant, writer, speaker, webinar host and chairperson to the lighting industryRay MolonyIndependent consultant, writer, speaker, webinar host and chairperson to the lighting industry
Ray is an award-winning technical journalist and a highly experienced event organiser, chairperson, webinar host and public speaker.
He contributes regularly to websites, magazines and corporate websites.
Ray was one of the co-founders of Revo Media Partners back in 2010, and its managing director. Brands included the highly successful LuxLive exhibition, Lux magazine, Lux Review, the Lux Awards, Lighting magazine, the Lighting Design Awards, LuxLive Middle East and Lightspace California.