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The Network’s annual event is held at Imperial College London and provides a networking platform for the UK and international life cycle communities. Speakers from a range of sectors present on the application and relevance of life cycle approaches. The event also includes a showcase of academic research within the life cycle field through poster presentations.
*The 2020 annual event has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but will be rescheduled in 2021 when it is safe to do so.*
- 8 May 2019 - view a detailed summary of the Network’s 2019 annual event, including pictures and presentations.
The Imperial Life Cycle Network’s Seminar Series provides a platform to present and discuss topics relevant to the life cycle field. The format consists of a 30-40 minute presentation, followed by Q&A and discussion. The seminars are free and open to all. Upcoming seminars are listed below - please register via the Eventbrite page and a link for the online meeting will be sent to you shortly before the seminar (all events are currently virtual).
The Imperial Life Cycle Network’s Journal Club brings together Imperial researchers (staff and students) working with, and/or interested in, life cycle approaches to discuss relevant topics, facilitate knowledge sharing, network and build collaborations. The Journal Club is open to all members of the Imperial community. To register please email the Network using your Imperial College email address. You will then receive further information, including the link for the online meeting, shortly before the date of the Journal Club (all events are currently virtual). Upcoming Journal Club meetings are listed below.
Upcoming seminars, journal club meetings and other eventsArchive
Event slides 2020-21
Access the slides and presentations from past 2020-21 Network events below:
Dr Carly Whittaker (UK Department for Transport)
Life Cycle Assessment, counterfactuals and policy making (PDF)
13 October 2020, 17.30-18.30 (GMT)
Dr Serenella Sala (European Commission, Joint Research Centre)
LCA in EU policies - past, present and future (PDF)
10 November 2020, 17.30-18.30 (GMT)
Watch Dr Sala's talk again
Dr Llorenç Milà i Canals (UN Environment Programme)
Life Cycle Approaches supporting progress towards the SDGs (PDF)
8 December 2020, 17.30-18.30 (GMT)
Watch Dr Canals' talk again
Dr Andy Whiting (ERM Consulting)
Life cycle approaches in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector (PDF)
30 March 2021, 17.30-18.30 (GMT)
Watch Dr Whiting's talk again
Prof Sonia Valdivia (World Resources Forum)
Social LCA of products for better-informed decision-making (PDF)
22 June 2021, 17.30-18.30 (BST)
Watch Prof Valdivia's talk again
Prof Peter Fantke (Technical University of Denmark)
USEtox - characterizing ecotoxicological impacts of chemicals in LCA (PDF)
26 October 2021, 17.30-18.30 (BST)
Watch Prof Fantke's talk again