Life Cycle Assessment Conference - September 29-October 2, 2009

Life Cycle Assessment IX: "toward the global life cycle economy"

Boston, Massachusetts, September 29 through October 2, 2009

This annual conference brings together environmental life cycle professionals, industry, government, and NGOs to discuss life cycle approaches to sustainability, both from a technical and from a practical viewpoint.

This year, CIRAIG (the Canadian LCA research centre), CADIS and ITAM (Mexican LCA centers), and SETAC North America join with the American Center for Life Cycle Assessment to produce the first joint co-located LCA conference for all of North America.

Topics include:

  • Coordinating Life Cycle Inventories in North America and Beyond
  • Land Use in LCA
  • Social Life Cycle Assessment
  • International Standardisation of Carbon Footprinting
  • Databases
  • Design
  • Uncertainty

There are several classes on September 28, including free Introduction to Sima-Pro and Introduction to GaBi courses.

Registration is currently open. The abstract booklet is currently available on the conference website.