Conference Programme 2019

Venue: Centre de Cultura Contemporànea de Barcelona

Calle Montalegre, 5, Barcelona How to get there

PROGRAMME

08.30

Registration, coffee and seating

09.15

Welcome from the City of Barcelona, Electronics Watch and the conference co-organizers

09.45

Opening panel: The Climate and Human Rights Emergency: A Challenge for Public Procurement.

Daisy Arago (CTUHR), Sanjiv Pandita (ANROEV), Eloi Badia Casas (Ajuntament de Barcelona).

10.15

Topical area I: Make ICT Fair in the Minerals Supply Chain.

Shigeru Tanaka (PARC), Moderator: Peter Pawlicki (Electronics Watch).

11.15

Refreshments & networking

12.00

Technical workshops (choose between A, B or C):

A) How to Remediate and Prevent Modern Slavery: Advances in Policy, Theory and Practice.

Justine Nolan (University of New South Wales) and Andy Hall (Migrant Worker Rights Expert)

B) Health and Safety in the Electronics Industry: Key Standards and Principles to Protect Workers, the Environment and the Climate.

Kathleen McCaughey (Region Stockholm), Ted Smith (ICRT) and Amanda Hawes (Expert on electronics industry accountability for workplace toxics).

C) What is Supply Chain Transparency? Indicators and Tools for Public Buyers.

Olga Martin-Ortega (BHRE) and Gopinathan Parakuni (Cividep). Moderator: Björn Claeson (Electronics watch).

13.15

Lunch

14.30

Topical area II: Workers and Public Buyers Come Together to Fight Forced Labour.

Joseph Paul (Tenaganita), Moderator: Pauline Overeem (SOMO)

15.45

Refreshments & networking

16.15

Concluding Panel: On the Frontier of Public Procurement and Responsible Business Conduct - Academic, Policy and Workers’ Perspectives.

Gale Raj Reichert (QMUL), Dimitri Kessler (ERI) and Pauline Göthberg (OECD). Moderator: Andy Davies (Natural History Museum).

16.45

Onwards!

17.00

End of conference

Details of speakers will be added as they are confirmed