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[avniR] 2012 LCA Conference

The second [avniR] LCA conference will be held the 6 - 7 November 2012 at the Lille Grand Palais in Northern France. The LCA conference will be followed by the LCM Academy.


The [avniR] platform organised its first International conference on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) 3 and 4 November 2011 in Lille, France. The event brought together 280 participants from more than twenty countries, making it the biggest ever bilingual event on life cycle thinking.


6th SETAC World Congress 2012

We invite you to join us at the 6th SETAC World Congress / SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting "Securing a sustainable future: Integrating science, policy and people" in the Estrel hotel in Berlin from 20-24 May 2012.


This theme spotlights sustainability at a time when world leaders will be gathering again in Rio de Janeiro to address the issue globally.


BSA 2012 - International Conference on Building Sustainablitiy Assessment

The International Conference “Building Sustainability Assessment 2012 (BSA 2012)” is co-organized by the Greenlines Institute for Sustainable Development and the University of Minho and will be held in Porto, Portugal, from 23rd to 25th of May 2012.


Green Economy Conference

Denkstatt Romania and the National Centre for Sustainable Production and Consumption will launch a Regional Conference in May, 24 in Timisoara.


The conference will facilitate the dialogue between key institutions and businesses on challenges and opportunities for a green economy in the western area

TRUST IN Meeting in Copenhagen June 7-8

Please note: Only relevant for TRUST IN partners.


As agreed in Bregenz during the TRUST IN activities May 3-4, the next and final TRUST IN meeting in Copenhagen will take place on the new premises of Aalborg University.



Wrap up, conclusions, dissemination plan for the results achieved and recommendations for further work.

Prior to the meeting, material for the final report should be sent to daniel [at] prepare [dot] dk - a table of contents will be sent out shortly.

Sustainable Building and Refurbishment for Next Generations

Buildings represent an essential element of the built environment created for preserving quality of human life. Construction and operation of buildings belong among the biggest consumers of primary materials, energy resources, and environment pollutants as well. It is a well known fact that buildings in highly developed countries are responsible for about 30 or 40% of the total energy consumption and have the same share in production of carbon dioxide, waste and other pollutants.


CSI EU Partnership Meeting in Bulgaria

Note: Only for partners in the CSI EU partnership



Holiday village “Duni” south of Burgas and Sofia


Getting There


The first International Life Cycle Management (LCM) academy will be held on 8-9 November in Lille in Northern France. It will follow the LCA Conference.



The [avniR] platform will organise its first International LCM academy together with UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative. Companies and organizations from around the world will take part. At least half of the participants should come from non-OECD countries and all continents should be represented.


Sustainable Building Conference 2013

The SB13 Graz conference is part of a major international series of conferences that focus on sustainable building and construction. The series was launched by the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) and the International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE) more than ten years ago, and these partners were subsequently joined by the Sustainable Building and Climate Initiative (SBCI) of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).


The 13th European Forum on Eco-innovation

The 13th Forum on eco-innovation and 2 nd Forum of the EU Eco-Innovation Action Plan on “Developing new markets for Eco-Innovation” wit a special focus on water will be held in Lisbon. The Forum will discuss the entire chain from research, innovation, market and export. Three European networks cooperate with the DG-Environment of the European Commission: Eco-Innovera – boosting eco-innovation through cooperation in research, ECOPOL – accelerating eco-innovation policies, and Enc-NCP-Together – promoting partnerships.