2006 Events

SETAC Europe Annual Meeting, The Hague, The Netherlands With the following side events directly organised by the Life Cycle Initiative:

  • 5-6 May, LCIA toxicity model comparison workshop (Invitation-only meeting). For more information on how to apply for participation please contact the LCIA TF3 leader
  • 9 May, 13:30-17.30, Working groups and task forces meetings of the Life Cycle Initiative
  • 10 May, 14-15.45 (open-ended discussion), Special Symposium UNEP-SETAC Life Cycle Initiative: ‘Promoting life cycle thinking in development countries’, including also presentations and discussion on the shape of the next phase of the Life Cycle Initiative
  • 11 May, Meeting of the International Life Cycle Panel, the board of the Life Cycle Initiative (Invitation-only meeting). For more information on how to apply for participation please contact the Secretariat

International Workshop ‘Material Design and System Analysis , Integration of Economic and Environmental Aspects into the Development Phase, Karlsruhe, Germany, 16-18 May 2006

13th International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, Leuven, Belgium, 31 May – 2 June 2006

2nd International Conference on Quantified Eco-Efficiency Analysis for Sustainability, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 28 – 30 June 2006

Definition of Best Indicators for Land Use Impacts for Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Working Group meeting for the Task Force on Natural Resources and Land Use, Centre for Environmental Strategy, Guildford, UK, 12 – 13 June 2006.

29th LCA Discussion Forum – Life Cycle Perspective for Social Impacts; Meeting of the Task force on Inclusion of Social Aspects, Lausanne, Switzerland, 15 June 2006

Meeting of task force on inclusion of social aspects, in conjunction with LCA Forum, Lausanne, Switzerland, 16 – 17 June 2006

The rol of the Life Cycle Assessment in the industrial performance towards sustainable development Implementation of a Center of Excellence in Life Cycle Assessment – Call to selection of multipliers to participate in this project, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 28 – 29 June 2006

UNEP/SETAC LCIA Task Force meeting on Toxicity: Second Model Comparison Workshop (Per invitation only), UNEP-DTIE in Paris, France, 31 August, 1 – 2 September 2006

Seminar on Emerging Environmental Requirements for Electrical & Electronic Products, organized by SIRIM and partners: Thailand Environment Institute (TEI), IZM Fraunhofer IZM of Germany and the Innovation Center CiTQ of the University Rovira i Virgili of Spain; Penang, Malaysia, 4 – 8 September 2006

ISWA Annual Congress 2006, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1 – 5 October 2006**

Sustainable Manufacturing IV Global Conference on Sustainble Product Development and Life Cycle Engineering, São Paulo, Brazil, 3 – 6 October 2006**

InLCA/LCM 2006 Business and Government Moving Ahead, Washington DC, USA, 4 – 6 October 2006

**The paper of the Initiative awarded as Best Paper Market Opportunities in Life Cycle Thinking, First Symposium of the Nordic Life Cycle Association, Lund, Sweden, 9 – 10 October 2006

UNEP/SETAC Task Force Meeting on Social Issues (Per invitation only. If you might be interested contact please sc@unep.fr), UNEP-DTIE in Paris, France, 9 – 10 October 2006

Sustainable Innovation 06-Global challenges, issues and solutions. 11th International Conference, Chicago, USA, 23 – 24 October 2006

LCA in Prague – Seminary for Central European Countries, Organised by Ekomonitor, Prague, Czech Republic, 31 October 2006 (In Czech and/or Slovak language) Working groups and task forces meetings of the Life Cycle Initiative, in conjunction with SETAC North America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, 7 November 2006

Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2006 – From WEEE / RoHS Implementation to Future Sustainable Electronics, Vienna, Austria, 13 – 16, November 2006

5th AIST Workshop on LCA for Asia Pacific Resion, organized and sponsored by the Research Center for Life Cycle Assessment, AIST, Tsukuba, Japan, 14-15 November 2006**

7th International Conference on EcoBalance “Designing Our Future Society Using Systems Thinking”, Tsukuba, Japan, 14-16 November 2006

Fifth Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment organized by The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS), Submit your 150 word abstract to abstract@lca-conf.asn.au, Melbourne, Australia, 22 – 24 November 2006

SCORE (Sustainable Consumption Research Exchange)! Launch conference, The event is organised by the UNEP-Wuppertal Institute Centre on SCP, Wuppertal, Germany, 23 – 25 November 2006

International Conference on Green and Sustainable Innovation – Integrated Approaches for Sustainable Society” co-organised by the Thai LCA Network in Chiang Mai, Thailand, 29 November – 1 December 2006

Sustainability Communication in the Building Sector in different World Regions – Connecting Life Cycle Information with Market Impacts, per invitation only (if you are interested, please contact sc@unep.fr or paolo.frankl@ecobilancio.com), Stuttgart, Germany, 6 December 2006

Conference on “Sustainable resource management, raw materials security, Factor-X resource productivity – tools for delivering sustainable growth in the European Union”, Wuppertal, Germany, 6 – 7 December 2006

UNEP/UNIDO’s 9th International Seminar on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP9) – Creating Solutions for Industry, Environment and Development, Arusha, Tanzania, Germany, 10 -12 December 2006 (for more information, please, e-mail: smontillaud@unep.fr or sc@unep.fr)

Sustainable Consumption session during ISEE (International Society of Ecological Economics) conference, Delhi, India, 15 – 18 December 2006