The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society (ALCAS) presents its 2015 Conference Series featuring the 9th LCM Australia and launching AgriFoodLCA and AusBuildLCA for the first time.
The week-long series brings together international experts and local specialists in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) at the Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens, beginning November 23.
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AgriFoodLCA, The 1st Life Cycle Assessment Conference for Agriculture and Food, features Nestle’s Research Center’s Sustainability Expert Dr Urs Schenker who will present the latest work from the world leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company.
Local expert and CSIRO Nutrition and Health Research Director Professor Manny Noakes will also present. A key opinion leader and trusted advisor in nutrition and health, she was instrumental in the development and release of five editions of the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet.
A Gold Sponsor of AgriFoodLCA, the Australian Government’s Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation (RIRDC) will share the latest research and developments to secure a more profitable and sustainable rural sector.
AusBuildLCA, The 1st Life Cycle Assessment Conference for Building and Construction, presents the latest information and tools from international and local experts in building sustainability.
Joep Meijer, a US expert in sustainable strategies for the built environment, will discuss the growing role of LCA in the global building and construction sector in both the USA and Europe.
Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA)’s Technical Manager Karl Desai will provide information on recent developments that have opened up LCA to the well-established market of Green Star projects
Dr Dominique Hes, a Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Architecture at the University of Melbourne and current winner of the Deni Green, Bob Brown courageous environmentalist award, will then present LCA and Designing for Hope.
Also featuring is Associate Professor Usha Iyer‐Raniga, the Deputy Head, International at the School of Property and Construction Management, RMIT University.
Technology challenges and opportunities for sustainable buildings will be presented by Alan Pears, one of Australia's leading energy efficiency experts.
LCM Australia 2015, The 9th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Management, features sustainability expert Jodie Bricout. “The circular economy is a strategic framework to create value: environmental value from resources, but most importantly sustainable jobs and real growth opportunities for forward thinking businesses” explains Jodie.
Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation (FSLCI) Co-founder and CFOO Philip Strothmann will present his take on why the Life Cycle Community needs to enhance its collaboration and communication to successfully drive life cycle innovation.