TUESDAY, 3rd September

  • 08.00 am and all day
  • Registration of participants



10.30 am - 12.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Sustainability of Agri-Food Products

  • How does extended Shelf Life of Food (ESL) prevent food waste? A model based approach
  • Ana Morao
  • Life cycle assessment of peat substitutes: characteristics, availability, environmental sustainability and social impacts
  • Mathias Stucki
  • Typologies of Belgian consumers: variability in protein source consumption, environmental impact and nutritional quality
  • Klara Van Mierlo
  • Hortifootprint: Product Environmental Footprint Category Rules for Horticulture in the making
  • Marisa Vieira
  • LCC economic assessment of urban food production. Application in tomato production of an integrated rooftop greenhouse (i-RTG) in Barcelona
  • Alexandra Pena

10.30 - 12.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Sustainability in the Construction Sector

  • Sustainable retail in series– mainstreaming sustainable construction from a life cycle perspective using standardised semi-automated LCA and LCC tools in the integral planning process
  • Adolf Daniel Merl
  • Establishment of circularity indicators for buildings based on Material Flow Analysis
  • Sophie Laroche
  • Is the building industry in Norway on track to meet the climate targets in the Paris agreement.
  • Oddbjørn Sandstrand-Dahlstrøm
  • An absolute environmental sustainability assessment method to calculate greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets for residential and commercial office buildings
  • Chanjief Chandrakumar
  • Green Public Procurement in practice- Case Study of Visund
  • Magnus Sparrevik

10.30 - 12.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Life Cycle Thinking from the Purchasing Organization’s Point of View

  • The circular customer
  • Emma Rex
  • LCA based methodology for environmental impact assessment of the organization’s supply chain
  • Dora Yesenia Ruiz Méndez
  • Green Public Procurement in the Municipality of Porto, Portugal
  • Patricia Reis
  • Eco-efficient Management, Collaboration and Positive Results: Organizational LCM combined with employee engagement program enhances performance results in the industry.
  • Oscar Felipe Avilan

10.30 - 12.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Circular economy and Challenges for Life Cycle Management

  • Circular principles and environmental impact reductions: current knowledge and the way forward
  • Patricia van Loon
  • A proposal to include social aspects in cyclical approaches: towards sustainability in circular economy
  • Alejandro Padilla-Rivera
  • Metal and plastic recycling flows in a circular value chain
  • Sasha Shahbazi
  • LCA and circular systems: insights to orientate industry towards the most environmentally sustainable management of secondary materials
  • Sophie Sfez
  • Modeling materials recycling
  • Tomas Ekvall 
  • Current discussions about the relationship among LCA and circular economy 
  • Susana Tecante 

10.30 - 12.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Addressing Marine Litter within Life Cycle Assessment and Management 

  • Integration of Leakage Rates into the Life Cycle Management of Products involving Plastic as a Material Choice
  • Takunda Chitaka
  • Presenting the Plastic Leak Project: A pre-competitive initiative to harmonize plastic metrics
  • Dominik Müller
  • Management options for floating marine plastic debris in coastal waters
  • Rose Nangah Mankaa
  • Sustainable packaging in food products: What Latin American Millennials really want
  • Sonia Valdivia

10.30 - 12.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Towards Sustainable Chemicals and Materials by Mainstreaming LCM

  • Contributing to the sustainable innovation of chemicals and materials by applying life cycle assessment to public research on emerging technologies
  • Guido Sonnemann
  • Moving towards a bio-based wood painting sector: preliminary insights from the LIFE-BIOPAINT project
  • Francesca Recanati
  • Integration of market-related and environmental aspects into technical-driven R&D via the concept of sustainable innovation readiness level – The case of lignin-based resins
  • Franziska Hesser
  • Sustainability hotspot scan: life cycle assessment for SMEs in the chemical sector
  • Anna Schwarz

10.30 - 12.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCA of Biomass- and Non-Fossil Conversion-Technologies for Liquid Fuels 

  • Evaluation of the principles used in SotA LCA of HTL Liquid Biofuel Production
  • Søren Løkke
  • Life Cycle Inventory of a pre-commercial demo plant using an innovative technology for the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from flexible waste biomass
  • Luciano Vogli
  • Extending LCA methodology for assessing liquid biofuels by phosphorous resource depletion and attributive land use / land use change
  • Heiko Keller
  • Holistic ecological evaluation of a fully integrated HTL-based fuel production chain
  • Christina Penke
  • Socioeconomic impact assessment in Circular Economy schemes: case study of cork waste management by means of gasification technology
  • Joan Berzosa
  • Life Cycle Assessment of TCR-PSA-HDO integrated system to produce biofuels from sewage sludge
  • Serena Righi

12.00 - 01.30 pm - LUNCH

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Sustainability of Agri-Food Products

  • Is environmental efficiency compatible with economic competitiveness in dairy farming? A case study of 80 Luxembourgish farms.
  • Rocco Lioy
  • The concepts of food eco-design for efficient biomass recovery, components up-cycling and food waste reduction
  • Sergiy Smetana
  • Food consumption in Australia: Pathways to reducing water-scarcity impacts
  • Brad Ridoutt
  • Sustainable pork production in Colombia: Life cycle assessment of “Grupo ALIAR”
  • Jhoan Manuel Hernandez

01.30 - 03.30 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Sustainability in the Construction Sector

  • Housing stock retrofitting at the urban scale: a spatio-temporal environmental assessment
  • Antonino Marvuglia
  • EasyEPD
  • Tim Lohse
  • Life cycle assessment benchmark for wooden buildings in Europe
  • Erwin M. Schau
  • Life cycle assessment of a plasticizer produced by lignin oxidation
  • Luca Petruccelli
  • Influence of recycled concrete on the environment
  • Jan Pešta
  • Active façades: life cycle environmental impacts and savings of photovoltaic power plants integrated into the building envelope
  • Rene Itten

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: New Types of Organizational LCA

  • Assessing water use beyond the factory gate - methods and tools for the organizational water footprint
  • Daniel Thylmann
  • Environmental performance of cities considering future transformation processes
  • Alexander Cremer
  • " Enhancing social- environmental-economical systemic vision" : Applying OLCA in a NGO.
  • José Manuel Gil Valle
  • Facts, Figures and Lessons Learned from Road Testing the Guidance on Organizational Life Cycle Assessment
  • Julia Martínez Blanco
  • Voestalpine’s water scarcity footprint: Large scale O-LCA in the technology-intensive iron & steel industry analysing water scarcity along the value chain
  • Roland Mayr

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCA in EU Policy

  • Applicability of the Environmental Footprint (EF) methodology in Southern Mediterranean countries – Learnings and recommendations for enabling EF-compliant studies in regions outside of Europe
  • Laura Golsteijn
  • Environmental Footprint: the technical work ongoing
  • An De Schryver
  • Country-specific climate footprints of electricity mixes and battery electric vehicles in Europe
  • Christine Roxanne Hung
  • Translating LCA evidence into performance based policy criteria for the photovoltaic product group
  • Nieves Espinosa

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Addressing Marine Litter within Life Cycle Assessment and Management 

  • Elementary litter in life cycle inventories, approach and application
  • Andreas Ciroth
  • Is the aquaculture industry a significant source of marine pollution? A material flow analysis of the Norwegian aquaculture industry
  • Christofer Skaar
  • Plastic litter cleanup operations: learnings from 4 LCAs
  • Henrikke Baumann
  • Plastic litter composition and quantification to support a plastic litter methodology for Life Cycle Assessments. 
  • Anna Schwarz
  • Proposing a framework to account for marine litter generation at the life cycle inventory level
  • Esther Sanye-Mengual

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Towards Sustainable Chemicals and Materials by Mainstreaming LCM

  • Ecological design of nitrile glove production : Quantifying the benefit of a new nitrile emulsion production
  • Tangi Senechal
  • Advanced mineralogical characterization and beneficiation: A key to cost efficient and safe exploitation of secondary geomaterials
  • Marja Lehtonen
  • Methodological framework for incorporating circularity elements into modeling of EOL recycling credits across lives of plastic products
  • Ananda Kumaran Sekar

01.30 - 03.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCA of Biomass- and Non-Fossil Conversion-Technologies for Liquid Fuels

  • Trends in environmental performance of emerging biofuels in Australia
  • Tim Grant
  • Life cycle impact assessment of combined fuel and protein production from microalgal biomass
  • Benjamin W. Portner
  • The environmental impact of bioenergy for residential heating: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of renewable heating with pyrolysis oil from five different biomass feedstocks
  • Jurjen Spekreijse


03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Sustainable Health Management – Performance of Health Services

  • The Environmental Impact of Hospitals
  • Regula Keller
  • Enabling sustainable healthcare through LCM in the pharmaceutical industry 
  • Matthias Finkbeiner
  • Environmental Impact of Digital Adherence Monitoring in Poorly Controlled Paediatric Asthma
  • Andy Whiting

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Negative Emission Technologies (Net)

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Sustainability as a Part of Supply Chain and Product Portfolio Management 

  • Identifying the sustainability stars in your product portfolio
  • Eric Mieras
  • Life cycle tools for assessing the sustainability of steel products from early stages of development through to commercialisation. 
  • Nick Coleman
  • Organisational LCA in corporate sustainability target setting and implementation
  • Joana Almeida
  • Integrare Program: Adding value and promoting sustainable business in the Supply Chain
  • Taisa Caires
  • SPM tool for Sustainable decision-making
  • Alain Wathelet

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Integration of Sustainable Development Goals Assessment and Bottom-Up LCA

  • RenovaBio: the Brazilian biofuels policy and its Carbon Intensity calculator
  • Michelle Scachetti
  • A Life Cycle impact pathway framework for the SDGs
  • Bo Weidema
  • Indicators of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as gauges of environmental sustainability?
  • Mikołaj Owsianiak
  • The Food Loss and Waste Value Calculator: A publicly available Life Cycle Management tool to improve efforts towards SDG 12.3 
  • Maritn Pingel
  • Assessment of environmental benefits from the implementation of a national waste plan
  • Helena Dahlbo

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCI and LCIA modelling – Approaches and Challenges

  • How to assess mineral resource use in LCA? Guidance from the UN Environment Life Cycle Initiative’s task force.
  • Markus Berger
  • Improving Visualization of LCA Outcome for Decision Making 
  • Rajesh Singh
  • Application of Discounting in Life Cycle Assessment
  • Stefan Lueddeckens
  • Valuation of abiotic resources in life cycle assessment
  • Goran Finnveden

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: LCA and LCM on Carbon Utilization Processes in Chemical Industry and Others

  • Carbon dioxide as feedstock in Germany: regulatory approach
  • Hans J. Garvens
  • A guideline for standardized life cycle assessment on carbon capture and utilization – First experiences and new insights
  • Tim Langhorst
  • Consequential life cycle assessment of carbon capture and use alternatives within the chemical industry
  • Anna Schulte
  • Environmental life cycle assessment comparison between urea produced from Basic Oxygen Furnace gas and natural gas
  • Rosalie van Zelm

03.30 - 05.00 pm - PARALLEL SESSION: Metals Industry in a Sustainable World - Chances and Challenges

  • Taking into account final mining wastes in LCA: How to quantify the impacts of tailings?
  • Stephanie Muller
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation benefits from the use of ferrovanadium in steel alloys
  • Saori Galley
  • LCA in the mining sector: the environmental implications of new recycling technologies for sulphidic mine residues
  • Andrea Di Maria
  • Comparative life cycle assessment of primary steel with hydrogen direct reduced iron and optimized blast furnace processes
  • Michael Samsu Koroma
  • Role of stochastic approach used to Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) of Rare Earth Elements (REEs) from secondary sources case studies
  • Dariusz Sala