MONDAY, 2nd September

  • 08.00 am and all day
  • Registration of participants

09.00 - 10.30 am - OPENING CEREMONY

10.30 - 11.00 am - COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION

11.00 - 12.00 am - PLENARY SESSION - KEYNOTE SPEECHES

12.00 - 1.30 pm - LUNCH

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Sustainable Mobility

  • Metal life cycle greenhouse gas intensity in future sustainable mobility systems
  • Julio L Rivera
  • Simulating multimodal passenger mobility and its environmental consequences at a territorial scale
  • Thomas Gibon
  • Estimation of CO2 emissions of internal combustion engine vehicle and battery electric vehicle using LCA
  • Ryuji Kawamoto
  • Battery life cycle management for sustainable mobility
  • Michał Sierszyński
  • Economic and Environmental Assessment of Hydrogen Fuelling Infrastructure for Heavy-Duty Trucks 
  • Markus Schwenk

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Emerging Technologies - Sustainable Future or Rising Risks?

  • The Environmental Impact of Bitcoin – Are We Moving Towards a Sustainable Blockchain Future?
  • Susanne Köhler
  • Accounting for the temporal fluctuation of renewable energy production when assessing their environmental impacts with LCA: combining wind power with power-to-gas in Denmark.
  • Romain Besseau
  • Printed electronics: sustainable enabler for the internet of things?
  • Tobias Manuel Prenzel
  • Prospective LCA for electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide to formic acid
  • Nils Thonemann
  • Prospective life cycle assessment of an emerging photovoltaic technology
  • Steffi Weyand

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Success Factors for Embedding Life Cycle Management into Existing Business Practices

  • LCA in Brazilian businesses: latest results and opportunities
  • Beatriz Kiss
  • Understanding Sustainable Innovation with a Life Cycle Perspective
  • Philip Strothmann
  • Multi-purpose Applications of Life Cycle Management (LCM) solutions to enable multiple business value and successful implementation in existing company structures.
  • Martin Baitz
  • The Ten Golden Rules for the Application of Life Cycle Information
  • Jim Fava

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCM - Standards, Certification and Labelling Schemes

  • New perspectives for sustainability initiatives in the chemical industry
  • Peter Juergens
  • Implementing Circular Economy in the Construction and Real Estate Industry
  • Christine Ruiz Durán
  • Completeness of inventories for environmental product declarations (EPD)
  • Lars Tellnes
  • Social Life Cycle Indicators towards a sustainability label of natural stone for coverings 
  • Elisabetta Palumbo

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Strengthen LCM by Blending Approaches

  • Product Biodiversity Footprint – A novel approach to compare the impact of products on biodiversity combining Life Cycle Assessment and Ecology 
  • Anne Asselin
  • Product Variability and Personalization in dynamic LCA and LCM
  • Matthias Fischer
  • Differences between Social and Environmental LCA
  • Mark Goedkoop

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCM for Electric and Electronic Products 

  • LCA literature review in the context of European Green Public Procurement for imaging equipment: Focus on circular economy aspects
  • Candela Vidal-Abarca Garrido
  • Circular Design and its impact on Life Cycle Assessment
  • Marina Proske
  • LCA-modelling of different end-of-use scenarios for smartphones
  • Sebastian Glaser
  • The “Environmental Activation Energy” of Modularity and Conditions for an Environmental Payback
  • Karsten Schischke
  • Environmental assessment of durability of Electrolux cooking appliances
  • Stefano Zuin

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Roadmapping Sustainable Energy Technologies and Systems 

  • "Future scenarios for small-scale power systems in remote communities: design and sustainability assessment"
  • Jhud Mikhail Aberilla
  • Potential implications of LCA methodological choices in energy planning: the case study of waste incineration when internalising external costs of electricity production
  • Diego Iribarren
  • Life-cycle impacts and costs of energy transitions
  • Miguel F. Astudillo
  • The carbon footprint of transition to electricity based mobility in Switzerland: an integrated assessment
  • Didier Beloin-Saint-Pierre

3.00 - 3.30 pm - COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Sustainable Mobility

  • Batteries for electric vehicles: assessment of potential environmental impacts due to the manufacturing phase
  • Isabella Bianco
  • How Copper contributes to Sustainable Mobility
  • Ladji Tikana
  • How can OEMs reach CO2 reduction targets? Modelling absolute CO2 emissions of OEMs selling private vehicles and mobility services from a life cycle perspective
  • Mara Neef
  • City Air Management: LCA based decision support model to improve air quality 
  • Jens-Christian Holst 
  • Case study LCA on automotive light-weighting, using different datasets 
  • Martin Kurdve

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Emerging Technologies - Sustainable Future or Rising Risks?

  • Towards sustainable smart farming
  • Vianey Kenia Xitlálic Loya Hinojos
  • Impact of digitalization in automobile manufacturing sector on raw material consumption and waste management 
  • Kavya Madhu
  • Integrating the future in life cycle assessment? A case study of emerging slag treatment technologies
  • Matthias Buyle
  • Social sustainability assessment of Ttechnologies for the energy transition – focus on societal acceptance
  • Marcel Weil
  • Concurrent development and assessment of emerging technology: a case on carbon nanotube production
  • Heng Yi Teah

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Success Factors for Embedding Life Cycle Management into Existing Business Practices

  • Business and sustainability performance need not be a zero sum game
  • Sanjeevan Bajaj
  • Augmenting life cycle thinking and circularity using gamification approaches within a large global company
  • Ravi Teja Pabbisetty
  • Analysis of LCA and eco-design application in scientific publications from Serbia
  • Boris Agarski
  • GISSus - GIS for Sustainability
  • Denis Sepoetro

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCM - Standards, Certification and Labelling Schemes

  • BASF’s view on future opportunities of standardization

  • The colour of Sustainability for the Paints in Europe
  • Olympia Dolla
  • An approach towards complete automation for EPD generation by an International Thermal Insulation manufacturing company
  • Magdalini Psarra
  • Twenty years since the first EPD was launched – taking stock of the development and growth of Type III Environmental Declarations
  • Kristian Jelse

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Strengthen LCM by Blending Approaches

  • Integrated Approach to Sustainability Evaluation using Circular Economy Indicators and Life Cycle Assessment in the Chemical Industry 
  • Rajesh Mehta
  • Proving the concept of circular value added tax on products and services by monetizing differential externalities
  • Sophie Laroche
  • Integrating Circularity and Environmental Indicators
  • Mantijn van Leeuwen
  • System dynamics modelling to account for ecosystem services in the life cycle costing. 
  • Javier Babi Almenar

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCM for Electric and Electronic Products 

  • How green are electric vehicles? Quantifying life-cycle related environmental impacts of lithium-ion batteries including the comparison of different cell technologies and end of life scenarios.
  • Therese Daxner
  • Evaluation of Material Consumption and Recycling Scenarios of Professional Data Center Components
  • Fernando Penaherrera
  • Integrating Life Cycle Management for a more Circular Data Centre Industry
  • Naeem Adibi
  • LCA of a fuel cell using gold for the bipolar plates
  • Saïcha Gerbinet

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Roadmapping Sustainable Energy Technologies and Systems 

  • Small pump – big impact: How a novel type of adsorption heat pump using waste heat can change the sustainability performance of the Swiss energy system
  • Karin Treyer
  • Simulating hydrogen-based mobility and its environmental consequences at a territorial scale
  • Julie Clavreul
  • Integrated Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment – Hydrogen production as a showcase for an emerging methodology 
  • Christina Wulf
  • Wind turbines components repair vs. substitution environmental impact analysis 
  • Rocio Pena

7.00 pm - RECEPTION COCTAIL