31augAll DayFSLCI @ LCM 2017 | LCA Refresher CourseNot enough interest


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Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology (LIST)

41 rue du Brill, L-4422 Belvaux, Luxembourg

Speakers for this event

  • Guido Sonnemann

    Guido Sonnemann

    Professor of Chemistry @ Université de Bordeaux

    Prof. Guido Sonnemann undertakes teaching and research in the field of life cycle approaches for sustainable chemistry and materials management at the University of Bordeaux, France, where he heads the Life Cycle Group CyVi at the Institute of Molecular Sciences. He has a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Rovira and Virgili, Spain, after training in environmental chemistry and engineering in France and Germany.  After a time as consultant, he worked for ten years from 2002 to 2012 on various aspects of life cycle and integrated resource management in the United Nations Environment Programme in Paris, at the end as scientific focal point for the Resource Efficiency sub-programme.  He has published more than hundred journal papers, book chapters and professional reports. He is a co-editor of recent books on Life Cycle Management and on Life Cycle Approaches to Sustainable Regional Development.


    Professor of Chemistry @ Université de Bordeaux

  • Tim Grant

    Tim Grant

    Director, Life Cycle Strategies Pty Ltd

    Tim Grant is a specialist in life cycle assessment with 20 years’ experience developing and applying LCA across many different sectors including agriculture, energy, buildings, and waste management. Tim has been instrumental in the development of life cycle inventory databases in Australia and a number of online LCA tools. He was recently involved in a project looking at circular economy in South Australia and has undertaken ecological footprint studies for the City of Melbourne.  Tim is the Director of Life Cycle Strategies Pty Ltd and president for Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS).


    Director, Life Cycle Strategies Pty Ltd

  • Wouter de Soete

    Wouter de Soete

    Researcher, Ghent University

    Wouter De Soete is a postdoctoral researcher at Ghent University on Sustainability Assessment with a focus on the pharmaceutical industry and the raw material sector. He holds a PhD and MSc in Bioscience Engineering. He is currently active in the field of Life Cycle Innovation and Management and its integration in stage gating and development processes within businesses. He holds a black belt in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma and works on integrating the ‘lean heritage’ of Operational Excellence in Life Cycle Thinking.


    Researcher, Ghent University

Event Details


This one-day course on 31 August 2017 is intended for persons wishing to rapidly update their knowledge on life cycle assessment, as well as for persons looking for a first introduction on how LCA works, and how it can be applied.  The course is organized in the context of The 6th International Summer School on Life Cycle Approaches for Sustainable Regional Development.

The content includes:

  • The LCA world and its environment, its clients and its practitioners
  • Review of LCA and its applications. Purpose of LCA.  LCA and the sustainability agenda.
  • LCA models and calculations. Uses and limitations.
  • Expanding the scope of LCA to new issues
  • Managing LCA studies. Transition from LCA to LCM

Please note: The Refresher Course will only take place if the Summer School is organized. You can indicate your interest in participating in this class however already below!

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