LCA as decision support in technology development

LCA as decision support in technology development
Environmental life-cycle assessment has an important role to play in the transition to a greener and more sustainable society. But we need to be better in using LCA in the early development phases of new technologies.

Audience: LCA and sustainability assessment practitioners and specialists providing decision support in the development of technologies, products and systems of tomorrow.  


09:30 Coffee and registration  

Morning session: The role of LCA in technology development and challenges related to projections and uncertainty 

10:00 Welcome by IDA Environment (Martin Rygaard)

10:10 LCA’s role in sustainable transition: applications to carbon capture, storage and utilization. Valentina Bisinella, PhD, Associate Professor, Circularity & Environmental
Impact, DTU Sustain 

10:35 Projecting future environmental impacts in large scale transition: Evaluating feedback mechanisms in Power-to-X for aviation. Benyamin Khoshnevisan, Assistant Professor, SDU
Life Cycle Engineering 

11:00 Break 

11:15 Prospective assessment and uncertainty in LCA for technology development, Massimo Pizzol, Professor, The Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment, AAU – Online  

11:40 Roundtable discussion: How would presenters’ take away messages help or challenge your work or your company strategies?

12:00 Lunch 

Afternoon session: Industrial use: state-of-the-art, potentials and challenges 

13:00 LCA as part of new product development and design. Myrthe Petit, Product Sustainability Expert, Danfoss Drives 

13:25 Methodological challenges in conducting prospective LCA. Nils Thonemann, Postdoc, Quantitative Sustainability Assessment, DTU Sustain. 

13:50 Use of LCA approaches in product innovation at Coloplast, Kostyantyn Pivnenko, Sustainability Manager, Coloplast 

14:15 Break 

14:55 Decision support in system choices: Timing the LCA application is crucial. Sarah Brudler Friis, Development Manager for Sustainability, Envidan.

15:20 SME-sustainability-integration (LCA), Søren Løkke, Associate Professor, The Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment, AAU. 

15:45 Discussion: Formulate key take-away messages. 

16:00 End of program

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  • When

    8. feb. 2023 10:00 - 16:00
  • Where

    IDA Conference, Kalvebod Brygge 31-33, 1780 København V

  • Registration Deadline

    7. feb. 2023 - 23:59

  • Organizer

    IDA Miljø

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