ALCAS Symposium 2020
in conjunction with IELab Conference 2020

2020 Life Cycle Assessment Symposium

3rd - 5th February 2020

Lutanda Mt Victoria conference & recreation centre, the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia


You are cordially invited to participate in the 2020 joint ALCAS Symposium and IELab Conference!


ALCAS is Australia's peak professional organisation, bringing together people involved in the use and development of LCA, management and thinking, while The IELab is a collaborative virtual laboratory for undertaking input-output modeling (including input-output LCA) and is a powerful tool and data source for sustainability sciences. 


The aim of the LCA symposium is to highlight advancements in LCA theory and practice in Australia, by offering individuals the opportunity to present papers in a range of areas:


  • LCA of agriculture and food

  • LCA in building and construction

  • LCA of energy systems and transport

  • LCA in  water and waste management

  • Life cycle impact assessment

  • Hybrid unit process/input-output LCA

  • Social Life Cycle Assessment



Abstracts can be submitted using the following format:


  • Abstract title

  • Type of contribution i.e. Training, Presentation, Poster or Discussion

  • First name and SURNAME (surname in capital letters), followed by Affiliation

  • Abstract text (300 words maximum)

Abstracts can be submitted to by no later than 20th December 2019.


The majority of rooms onsite have bunk beds. Please let us know before booking (by emailing if you require disabled-access onsite, if you are bringing family (especially children), or if you have any other special circumstances. Rooms for special needs are limited onsite.

Please complete the following form for any special dietary requirements. Enter “IELab Conference” as the Group Name and select “Lutanda Mount Victoria” for the Centre. Forms must be submitted by 17th January 2020.

The following rates are for two days/nights per person.
Early Bird regular (registration before 20 December)
On-site accommodation: $350 (includes accommodation, meals, welcome reception, conference dinner, tea & coffee and conference fee)
Off-site accommodation: $300 (includes meals, tea & coffee, welcome reception, conference dinner and conference fee, but does not include accommodation)
Regular (registration after 20 December)
On-site accommodation: $500           Off-site accommodation: $450
Student: Early Bird regular (registration before 20 December)
On-site accommodation: $200           Off-site accommodation: $150
Student: Regular (registration after 20 December)
On-site accommodation: $250           Off-site accommodation: $200

To register and pay, click here.


Getting There

Address: 6-9 Eltham Park Avenue, Mount Victoria NSW 2786


Directions from Mount Victoria Train Station:

About a 23 min walk from the train station to the conference centre.

Directions from Sydney CBD/Airport:

Take the subway train to Sydney Central Station and change there to the Blue Mountains train line to Mount Victoria. Total trip duration is 2.5 to 3 hours. Opal cards can be purchased at Sydney airport train station.

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