International EPD System holds 6th Annual Stakeholder conference in Brussels

    On 13th November the International EPD System held it’s 6th Annual Stakeholder conference. The event was over subscribed with 65 attendees and a waiting list, representing 17 countries. The themes included “After the pilot phase – what’s next for EPD and the Product Environmental Foodprint (PEF) and “Going mainstream; creating EPDs at a large scale.” Kelly Taylor from the Australasian EPD Programme attended and presented on developments in EPDs in Australasia.

    9th International Conference on Life Cycle Management 2019: Towards sustainable future

    Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland, 1-4 September 2019

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    10th biannual ALCAS conference to focus on buildings, infrastructure and EPDs

    Australia, early 2019

    The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society is advancing plans to deliver the 10th biannual conference, to be held in Sydney in early 2019. 

    The conference will focus mainly on the application and future of LCA in the built environment, for example for buildings, infrastructure and product level Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). We also encourage applications in agriculture, food and other sectors, although these will have a minor focus.

    8th avniR conference: Circular economy, innovate with Life Cycle Thinking

    Lille, France, 7-8 November 2018

    Key topics for the 2018 edition of the avniR conference:

    The Third Latin American Congress of Ecodesign (EcodAl)

    Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico, 29-31 October 2018

    The Third Latin American Congress of Ecodesign (EcodAl) will take place in October at Puebla de Zaragoza Mexico. Speakers from all over the continent and from the Spanish-speaking community, will show us the advances in Ecodesign, Life Cycle and Sustainable Design. Specific details on themes, registration etc to be released soon.

    6th International Seminar of the Ibero-American Network of LCA

    Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 24-26 October 2018

    The 2018 RICV Seminar is being organized by the Honduran Life Cycle Network main co-founders: the National Council for Sustainable Development (CONADES), CICOMER and LAC Footprint Initiative. The Seminar is being supported and co-organized with the RICV, the support and collaboration of the Life Cycle Initiative and UN Environment with the dissemination of this Seminar and other international organizations.

    ICSoLCA 2018 – 3rd ILCAN Conference Series on LCA 2018

    Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia, 24-25 October 2018 

    Life Cycle Initiative member ILCAN, is hosting the 3rd Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in October 2018. Organised by the University of Indonesia, the conference will be held in collaboration with the Centre of Environment and Forestry Standardisation within the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF).

    The theme of this event is “Life Cycle Assessment as a Metric to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”.

    LCANZ AGM and Networking 2018

    Please join us for this year’s LCANZ AGM and Networking Event on Monday 20th August, 2018 in Auckland. The AGM is to be held at 3.00pm prior to the networking seminars and function starting at 3.30pm.

    Circular Economy Summit, Auckland, 29 August, 2018

    The first ever Circular Economy Summit in Aotearoa is a collaboration between the Sustainable Business Network (SBN) and WasteMINZ. The summit is not only a chance to gain new knowledge and business intelligence from some of the world’s leading circular economy thinkers but also to explore new business opportunities and partnerships.

    Find out more about the summit at: