Following the success of the first international conference on "Circular Economy for Textiles and Plastics", we are pleased to announce that the second edition will take place at the same beautiful venue in the magnificent city of Bruges on June 23rd and 24th, 2020.

We will soon open the "call for papers", but you can already save the date of this upcoming major event.

Call for Papers

Plastic and textile waste management is a priority of Centexbel-VKC. Therefore, we are organising an international conference to bring together all actors to find solutions in view of creating a circular economy.

The call for papers will be opened soon!


The conference programme will be announced soon.

Centexbel Poster Award 2020

Scientists and researchers are invited to submit scientific posters of their research activities and results within the scope of the conference.
The poster show is an important part of the event and will be accessible during breaks and lunch.
The scientific poster will be briefly presented to the audience on the first day of the congress, just before the first break.During the poster sessions, a jury, composed of the chair people, will select the award winning poster. All scientific posters are reviewed and rated on the basis of their scientific quality, clarity and impact.

The highest scoring scientific poster will be announced during the closing lecture.

Conference language

The official language (both spoken and written) is English.


To be announced soon.

Conference sponsors

To be announced soon.

Promote your products & services

The conference organisation offers two promotion packages:

€ 300 promotion package

Publication of your corporate logo

  • on the conference website
  • on the welcoming slides
  • on/in all conference-related publications

€ 800 promotion package

Promotion stand
Publication of your corporate logo

  • on the conference website
  • on the welcoming slides
  • on/in all conference-related publications



The conference participants will visit the promotion stands during the coffee and lunch breaks

  • the stands may be installed on June 23 and 24, 2020 (morning)
  • table on demand

Sponsorship form

If you're interested in sponsoring our event, fill in the form below. You will receive an invoice including 21% VAT.

Please provide us with your (high resolution) logo, website url and short description of your activities (promo text).

Please select the event you would like to sponsor. Thank you very much for your support.

Participation fees

To be announced soon

The registration fee covers attendance of the conference sessions, the conference proceedings, coffee breaks and lunches. The conference dinner is not included and has to be ordered separately.

VAT not included in prices. Payment upon reception of invoice.


Your subscription is only valid upon reception of our electronic confirmation. Afterwards you will receive an invoice for payment, including 21% VAT. The payment of the conference fee has to be made on receipt of invoice and via bank transfer. If on your demand any changes have to be made to the invoice after it has been sent, an administrative fee of € 15 will be charged to cover the costs. Due to organisational reasons, credit cards cannot be accepted.

Cancellations and refunds

Notification must be given to Centexbel in writing (email or fax) no later than 10 (ten) working days before the conference starts for refunds to be eligible. Cancellations received after this cut-off time will no longer be eligible for refund.

If a registrant is unable to attend the conference for any reason, he/she may substitute someone else to attend in their place. In that case, please send us the name of your substitute.

Important: For payments received from outside Belgium by bank transfer, all bank charges will be for the registrant's account.

Training centre

Centexbel is an accredited training centre, allowing Flemish SMEs to participate at reduced prices. Accredition number of Centexbel: DV.O101549


Provinciehuis - boeverbos - brugge

Provinciehuis Boeverbos

Koning Leopold III-laan 41 | 8200 Sint-Andries (Bruges)

How to reach the venue and where to park? 

Koning Leopold III-laan 41 | 8200 Brugge (Sint-Andries) | T 050 40 31 11 | F 050 40 31 00

Public transport

Railway Station of Bruges is at a distance of 3 km. At the station, take a bus (departure every 10 minutes). The following lines have a stop 'Boeverbos':

  • Line 5: Centrum - Station - Sint-Andries (Hermitage) 
  • Line 15: Centrum - Station - Sint-Andries (De Prange) 
  • Line 52: Brugge -Gistel - Oostende 
  • Line 53: Brugge - Jabbeke 
  • Line 55: Brugge - Leke

The buses depart at the main entrance of the railway station. The ‘Boeverbos’ stop is at the Gistelsesteenweg (after having passed the GB, Brico and Colruyt wharehouses). 

Across the bus stop, there is a park: walk on the lane to the park and you will see the “provinciehuis Boeverbos”.  

Timetable buses   Timetable trains

By car

Take the exit "Brugge" on the E40 (afrit Brugge) or A10 - after having passed the Kinepolis, turn right on the service road of the Express road (direction ‘Sint-Andries/Jan Breydelstadion/Z2 Vogelzang’). 

At the roundabout Koningin Astridlaan/Expresweg 3rd exit, direction Jan Breydelstation/Provinciehuis Boeverbos until next roundabout, 2nd exit, and drive into the Koning Leopold III-laan.


Parking Boeverbos


Park your car by preference on Parking 03. Free parking zone across provinciehuis Boeverbos, next to the Bowling Stones. At the end of of the parking, a walkway will lead you to the provinciehuis, (5’ walk). Walk in the direction of the fountains and follow the ‘ingang bezoekers’ (meaning ‘visitors entrance’) - that is the main entrance of the building. Please register at the reception desk where you will receive further guidance. 

Conference dinner

The exact location will be announced soon.

Hotel bookings

The participating hotels will be announced soon.

Conference secretariat

Ann De Grijse - Centexbel