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Fabulous lineup for LCA conference

Updated: Jun 27, 2023

The 11th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment will be held in a few short weeks, 19-20 July in Coolangatta. ALCAS is thrilled to announce a great line up of keynote and plenary speakers from around Australia and overseas

 

Prof. Matthias Finkbeiner

Chair of Sustainable Engineering and Managing Director at Technical University Berlin, Germany. He brings a wealth of experience in the implementation and regulation of LCA in Europe.

Prof. Olivier Jolliet

Professor in Environmental Health Science at the School of Public Health, University of Michigan, United States. He leads an Impact and Risk Modeling (iMod) laboratory that provides scientific knowledge for assessing environmental risks and impacts of chemicals and consumer products.

Dr. Jessica Hanafi

Director of Life Cycle Indonesia. Founded the first consulting firm in Indonesia focusing on LCA and sustainability management. She is involved in many projects with national and international organizations, such as UN Environment, Ministry of Development Planning/Bappenas, and UNIDO.

Dr. Leyla Acoroglu

Sustainability & Circular Economy Provocateur, Chief Circular Designer Circular Australia, UNEP Champion of the Earth, Designer, Sociologist, LinkedIn Instructor. Founder DisruptDesign.co, UnSchools.co & SwivelSkills.com


Life Cycle Carbon Certification Program Launch

Tim Grant and Rob Rouwette will officially launch the Life Cycle Carbon Certified Practitioner (LCCCP) program on behalf of the ALCAS Board, which aims to build LCA capability in the sector.

 



The conference program includes exciting presentations, some highlights being:

 

o Metrics for net-zero and how to consider carbon-neutrality.

o Updates on global best practice in impact assessment.

o Outcomes from recent major national agriculture LCA projects.

o Experiences with the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) process.

o Practitioner experiences in doing LCAs on whole buildings and building materials.


As well, a selection of training workshops are on offer for the day prior to the conference (Tuesday 18th July).


Go to the Program tab on the conference webpage for details and to register. Early bird rates for these events will also be closing soon, so get in quick.






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