Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 05/Sept/2022
10:45am - 12:15pmRegistration
1:00pm - 2:15pmWELCOME Plenary: Keynote Speech: Minister Zakia Khattabi
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Marzia Traverso
Session Chair: Rose Nangah Mankaa
Keynote Speech by Mrs Zakia Khattabi Belgian Minister of Climate, Environment, Sustainable Development and Green Deal. “The social phenomena, our conception of the world, the rules of our societies are constructed, created and then institutionalized. From the same train of thought, deconstruction and reconstruction of reality are possible as desired.”
2:15pm - 3:45pmSession 1.1: Policy: The role of S-LCA in policy making and decision making
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Bernard Mazijn
3:45pm - 4:00pmCoffee break
4:00pm - 5:30pmSession 2.1: Methodology: Hierarchy of social impacts
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Catherine Macombe
4:00pm - 5:30pmSession 2.2: Levels: Challenges and opportunities in the informal sector
Location: Domblick
Session Chair: Sonia Valdivia

Date: Tuesday, 06/Sept/2022
9:00am - 10:45amSession 3.1: Methodology: The Social Science basis of Social LCA
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Mark Goedkoop
10:45am - 11:00amCoffee break
11:15am - 12:45pmSession 4.1: Methodology: Methodological gaps and ways forward
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Lindsey Roche
11:15am - 12:45pmWorkshop 1 (online): Use of the Social Hotspot DataBase (SHDB)
Session Chair: Monique Bennema
Session Chair: Beatrice Bortolozzo
Using the Social Hotspot DataBase (SHDB) to conduct a Social LCA in general (product level), Social Organizational LCA’s (SOLCA) and a S-LCA on an industry level
12:45pm - 2:00pmLunch & Poster
Virtual Posters
12:45pm - 2:00pmSide Event 1: Expansion of Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment at regional levels
Location: Domblick
Session Chair: Sonia Valdivia
2:00pm - 3:30pmPlenary: Building on the UNEP S-LCA Guidelines: Pilots and methodological sheets
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Matthias Finkbeiner
3:30pm - 3:45pmCoffee break
3:45pm - 5:15pmBarcamp (On-site): Does S-LCA adequately address racism?
Location: Rathausblick
Session Chair: Lindsey Roche
3:45pm - 5:15pmSession 5.1: Levels: Social LCA applications for SME’s
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Arthur Wolde
Session Chair: Mark Goedkoop
3:45pm - 5:15pmSession 5.2: Policy: How S-LCA can contribute to a better decision making process throughout its value chain and leave no one behind? (I)
Location: Domblick
Session Chair: Arij Mohamad Radwan Omar Chabrawi
7:00pmGala Dinner
Location: Schloss Rahe
Meeting point at 18.30 at Friedrich-Wilhelm-Platz

Date: Wednesday, 07/Sept/2022
9:00am - 10:45amPlenary: Keynote speech by Nathan Fabian followed by Panel on S-LCA-Policy-Industry Nexus
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Marzia Traverso
Keynote speech by Nathan Fabian, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at PRI and Chairperson at European Platform on Sustainable Finance. "Ensuring the financial system doesn’t undermine environmental and social goals, that it contributes positively where it can and that it enables other parts of society to do the same."
10:45am - 11:00amCoffee break
11:15am - 12:45pmSession 6.1: Methodology: Applying S-LCA at early stages of product development
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Paola Lettieri
Session Chair: Martina Pucciarelli
11:15am - 12:45pmSession 6.2: Policy: How S-LCA can contribute to a better decision making process throughout its value chain and leave no one behind? (II)
Location: Domblick
Session Chair: Arij Mohamad Radwan Omar Chabrawi
12:45pm - 2:00pmLunch & Poster
Virtual posters
12:45pm - 2:00pmSide Event 2: Meeting Social Value Initiative
Location: Domblick
Session Chair: Mark Goedkoop
2:00pm - 3:30pmSession 7.1: Levels: Social assessment for sustainable food systems and Onboarding developing country realities
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Matthias Finkbeiner
2:00pm - 3:30pmSession 7.2: Methodology: Assessing the social impact of the circular economy through Social LCA
Location: Domblick
Session Chair: Massimo Collotta
Session Chair: Giuseppe Tomasoni
3:30pm - 3:45pmCoffee break
3:45pm - 5:15pmSession 8.1: Methodology: Methodological gaps and ways forward (II)
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Sara Russo Garrido
3:45pm - 5:15pmWorkshop 2 (On-site): Use of the Social Hotspot DataBase (SHDB)
Location: Rathausblick
Session Chair: Monique Bennema
Session Chair: Beatrice Bortolozzo
Using the Social Hotspot DataBase (SHDB) to conduct a Social LCA in general (product level), Social Organizational LCA’s (SOLCA) and a S-LCA on an industry level
3:45pm - 5:15pmWorkshop 3 (On-site): Type II S-LCA for Sustainable Development in the Global South
Location: Domblick
Session Chair: Amy Elizabeth Thom
5:45pm - 7:30pmCity tour
Get to know the many facets of the historic old town: Winding alleys, historic squares, fountains and old town houses: on a guided tour, the past comes alive. Whether Aachen Cathedral, City Hall or doll fountain: We show you the most beautiful places of Aachen's old town and tell you exciting stories.

Date: Thursday, 08/Sept/2022
9:30am - 11:00amSession 9.1: Levels: Interlinkages between S-LCA and Conflict Minerals or Critical Raw Materials Assessment
Location: Plenary hall
Session Chair: Sabrina Neugebauer
Session Chair: Josef-Peter Schöggl
9:30am - 11:00amSession 9.2: Methodology: Applying S-LCA at early stages of product development (II)
Location: Domblick
Session Chair: Paola Lettieri
Session Chair: Martina Pucciarelli
11:00am - 11:30amCoffee break
11:30am - 1:00pmClosing plenary
Session Chair: Marzia Traverso
Session Chair: Rose Nangah Mankaa
6:00pm - 7:30pmMeet-Up
Location: Kockerellstraße 13
For those conference participants who are staying in Aachen after activities wrap on Thursday, please consider joining for a happy hour at 18:00! The week’s conference agenda is full and exciting, but there’s not always time to connect with colleagues in the midst of so many activities. Let’s share a casual drink and some informal conversation before we leave Aachen. Location TBC dependent upon the number of registrations; costs on each participant’s own account. Contact: Ms. Amy E. Thom (aethom@isa.ulisboa.pt)