Conference Agenda

Session Overview
 
Date: Monday, 05/Sept/2022
10:45am
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12:15pm
Registration
1:00pm
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2:15pm
WELCOME Plenary: Keynote Speech: Minister Zakia Khattabi
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Marzia Traverso
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
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3:45pm
Session 1.1: Policy: The role of S-LCA in policy making and decision making
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Bernard Mazijn
3:45pm
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4:00pm
Coffee break
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Session 2.1: Methodology: Hierarchy of social impacts
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Catherine Macombe
Session 2.2: Levels: Challenges and opportunities in the informal sector
Location: Domblick
Chair: Sonia Valdivia

 
Date: Tuesday, 06/Sept/2022
9:00am
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10:45am
Session 3.1: Methodology: The Social Science basis of Social LCA
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Mark Goedkoop
10:45am
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11:00am
Coffee break
11:15am
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12:45pm
Session 4.1: Methodology: Methodological gaps and ways forward
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Lindsey Roche
Workshop 1 (online): Use of the Social Hotspot DataBase (SHDB)
Chair: Monique Bennema
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
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2:00pm
Lunch & Poster
Virtual Posters
Side Event 1: Expansion of Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment at regional levels
Location: Domblick
Chair: Sonia Valdivia
 
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Plenary: Building on the UNEP S-LCA Guidelines: Pilots and methodological sheets
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Matthias Finkbeiner
3:30pm
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3:45pm
Coffee break
3:45pm
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5:15pm
Barcamp (On-site): Does S-LCA adequately address racism?
Location: Rathausblick
Chair: Lindsey Roche
Session 5.1: Levels: Social LCA applications for SME’s
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Arthur Wolde
Chair: Mark Goedkoop
Session 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
Chair: Arij Mohamad Radwan Omar Chabrawi
7:00pm Gala Dinner
Location: Schloss Rahe
Meeting point at 18.30 at Friedrich-Wilhelm-Platz

 
Date: Wednesday, 07/Sept/2022
9:00am
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10:45am
Plenary: Keynote speech by Nathan Fabian followed by Panel on S-LCA-Policy-Industry Nexus
Location: Plenary hall
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
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11:00am
Coffee break
11:15am
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12:45pm
Session 6.1: Methodology: Applying S-LCA at early stages of product development
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Paola Lettieri
Chair: Martina Pucciarelli
Session 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
Chair: Arij Mohamad Radwan Omar Chabrawi
 
12:45pm
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2:00pm
Lunch & Poster
Virtual posters
Side Event 2: Meeting Social Value Initiative
Location: Domblick
Chair: Mark Goedkoop
 
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Session 7.1: Levels: Social assessment for sustainable food systems and Onboarding developing country realities
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Matthias Finkbeiner
Session 7.2: Methodology: Assessing the social impact of the circular economy through Social LCA
Location: Domblick
Chair: Massimo Collotta
Chair: Giuseppe Tomasoni
 
3:30pm
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3:45pm
Coffee break
3:45pm
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5:15pm
Session 8.1: Methodology: Methodological gaps and ways forward (II)
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Sara Russo Garrido
Workshop 2 (On-site): Use of the Social Hotspot DataBase (SHDB)
Location: Rathausblick
Chair: Monique Bennema
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
Workshop 3 (On-site): Type II S-LCA for Sustainable Development in the Global South
Location: Domblick
Chair: Amy Elizabeth Thom
5:45pm
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7:30pm
City 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
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11:00am
Session 9.1: Levels: Interlinkages between S-LCA and Conflict Minerals or Critical Raw Materials Assessment
Location: Plenary hall
Chair: Sabrina Neugebauer
Chair: Josef-Peter Schöggl
Session 9.2: Methodology: Applying S-LCA at early stages of product development (II)
Location: Domblick
Chair: Paola Lettieri
Chair: Martina Pucciarelli
11:00am
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11:30am
Coffee break
11:30am
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1:00pm
Closing plenary
Chair: Marzia Traverso
Chair: Rose Nangah Mankaa
6:00pm
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7:30pm
Meet-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)