Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 21/Sept/2020
10:00am
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1:00pm
PCW 1: End of Life Allocation in LCA
Instructor: Christoph Koffler, sphera
PCW 2: Design for Sustainability, and Circularity of Products and Processes
Instructor: Bhavik Bakshi, Ohio State University
PCW 3: Social LCA's of Products, Organizations & the use of the Various SHDB Tools
Instructor: Monique Bennema, NewEarthB
PCW 4: Using the Federal LCA Commons Elementary Flow List Toolkit
Instructors: Troy Hottle, Eastern Research Group, Sarah Cashman, Eastern Research Group, Wes Ingwersen, U.S. EPA
1:00pm
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2:30pm
PCW 8: The Role of LCA in Science-Based Targets (SBTs) and CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project)
Instructors: Jordan Chamberlain, WSP USA, and Julie Sinistore, WSP USA
1:00pm
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4:00pm
PCW 5: Data Visualization Best-Practices for Life-Cycle Assessment
Instructor: John Sherwood, Clemson University
PCW 6: Implementing Circular Economy Concepts into LCA for Plastic-Containing Products
Instructors: John Beath, JBE; Brandie Sebastian, LCA-CP, Sustainability Practice Co-lead, JBE and Vice Chair/Secretary, ACLCA; Kristen Rowe, MEM, Sustainability Practice Co-lead, JBE
PCW 7: Innovation Impact: Using LCA & Sustainability Assessment Competencies as a Force for Good
Instructor: Caroline Taylor, EarthShift Global
 
2:30pm
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4:00pm
PCW 9: When, Where and Why to Use LCA in Scope 3 Accounting
Instructors: Jordan Chamberlain, WSP USA, and Julie Sinistore, WSP USA
4:00pm
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5:30pm
PCW 10: Using Federal LCA Commons Resources to Submit Data to the USLCI
Instructor:Rebe Feraldi, LAC Federal, in Collaboration w/ NREL
Date: Tuesday, 22/Sept/2020
9:30am
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10:00am
Tech Check & Social Check-In
10:00am
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12:00pm
Opening Plenary
This can't miss opening session will elevate your expectation for what's possible at this year's digital conference! Opening comments from ACLCA Board Chair Bill Flanagan, will be followed by an opportunity for you to meaningfully connect with other LCA community members around the impact and purpose of your work. Christopher Richard, ALCA Chair, will introduce the five pillars of our Strategic Plan. You'll then be invited to identify and share your LCA superpowers and how they can help support the strategic plan priorities. This will be a highly collaborative and interactive session, so bring your energy and show up ready to participate!
12:00pm
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12:30pm
Break - Exhibits, Posters and Networking
12:30pm
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12:45pm
Art in Science at ACLCA 2020
Minal Mistry, Oregon DEQ
12:45pm
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1:30pm
Storytelling and LCA
Join us for the world premiere of the Storytelling Action Team's first series of videos to experience firsthand how storytelling can amplify the positive impact of LCA.
1:30pm
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2:30pm
Lunch, Networking and Exhibits
Visit exhibits, Network, or join the Lunch Conversation Activity Join this optional lunch activity to participate in a self-guided and deeply meaningful conversation with other LCA community members. Build connections, share ideas and enjoy conversations that create sustainable change in work and life. By participating, you'll be given free access to a digital conversation tool which you can use again and again.
2:30pm
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4:00pm
1-A S: Getting LCA Data right
1-B: Policy
1-C: Energy Storage
1-D: Nitrogen & phosphorus flows
1-E: Biofuels
1-F LCA Inst.: LCA for Executives & Sustainability Professionals
Bill Flanagan
4:00pm
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4:30pm
Break - Exhibit & Poster Displays
4:30pm
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6:00pm
2-A S: Solutions for standardization and comparability
2-B: Packaging
2-C: Chemicals Innovations and Rare Earth Materials
2-D: Water
2-E: Data and Modeling
2-F LCA Inst.: Nuts and Bolts of LCA
Chris Koffler
6:00pm
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7:00pm
Welcome Reception & Exhibits
Date: Wednesday, 23/Sept/2020
7:30am
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8:30am
Yoga: All Levels Yoga @ ACLCA2020
Start your day in the best way! Yoga with Marni will insure you’re stretched, strengthened, nourished & energized for the day. We’ll move and breathe, meditate and create an intention for the day that will sustain you for the day to come.
9:00am
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10:30am
3-A: Education, Electronics and Waste
3-B: Plastics
3-C: Chemicals
3-D C: Panel Discussion: Quantifying Social Justice in LCA
3-E: LCA Variety Show 1
3-F LCA Inst.: ISO Standards Overview and LCA/Circular Economy Update
Mike Levy Kuma Sumathiapala
10:30am
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12:00pm
4-A S: The plural of anectode is not data! Storytelling to the non-LCA-experts
4-B S: Tackling the problems of plastics in LCA
4-C: Oil Production and Refining
4-D S: How LCA can Contribute to COVID 19 response
4-E S: Workshop - Using LCA to Improve Resilience, Sustainability
4-F LCA Inst: EPD 101
Terrie Boguski Aiden Ganzert
12:00pm
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1:30pm
Challenge Session: Re-Imagining LCA
Hosted by Minal Mistry and Peter Canepa of Oregon DEQ, this year's challenge session will invite participants to Re-Imagine LCA and consider new paradigms for how our work may make an even more meaningful and powerful impact. This session will challenge you to think differently, as you engage in meaningful discussions with your colleagues. Your participation in this collaborative and interactive session will allow your voice to be heard and ideas to be expressed. We'll harness the power of digital collaboration to rapidly generate and capture ideas in an online design sprint, which you can model in your own business and with the teams you lead.
1:30pm
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2:30pm
Lunch, Networking and Exhibits
Visit exhibits, Network, or join the Lunch Conversation Activity Join this optional lunch activity to participate in a self-guided and deeply meaningful conversation with other LCA community members.
2:30pm
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4:00pm
5-A: Emerging Technologies
5-B S: Assesing Climate and Forest Impacts of Mass Timber Materials
5-C: Power Generation modeling
5-D S: US DOE Special Session
5-E: Transportation
5-F LCA Inst: Thinking about Sustainabilty: How to apply LCA simply
Rich Helling
4:00pm
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4:30pm
Break - Exhibit & Poster Displays
4:30pm
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6:00pm
6-A S: LCA of Emerging Technologies - sub discipline research network
6-B: Forestry, wood, paper
6-C: Innovation in Power Generation
6-D S: Connecting LCA Value with User Needs
6-E: Carbon Capture, Storage, Utilization
6-F LCA Inst: Application of LCA and Science Based Targets and CDP - An Update / LCA at Oregon DEQ
Julie Sinistore, Jordan Chamberlain (SBT) Minal Mistry (Oregon DEQ)
7:00pm
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8:30pm
Trivia Night!
Bars may be on hiatus, but you can still test your knowledge at the ACLCA 2020 virtual trivia night, hosted by Sporcle!
Date: Thursday, 24/Sept/2020
7:30am
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8:30am
All Levels Yoga @ ACLCA2020
Start your day in the best way! Yoga with Marni will insure you’re stretched, strengthened, nourished & energized for the day. We’ll move and breathe, meditate and create an intention for the day that will sustain you for the day to come.
8:30am
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10:00am
7-A: Conventional Materials and Textiles
7-B S: EERE Circular Economy Activities
7-C: Pavement, concrete, and cement
7-D: Assessment of Food
7-E S: Using LCA in Industry
7-F LCA Inst: Anticipatory LCA / LCA and Circular Economy
Lise Lauren (Anticipatory) Mandy Montazeri, Randy Waymire, Ruben Roc (Circ. Econ)
10:00am
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10:30am
Break - Exhibit & Poster Displays
10:30am
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12:00pm
8-A S: Critical examination of S-LCA for holistic sustainability
8-B: Wastewater
8-C S: Harmonization of PCR for Pavement materials
8-D: Innovations in Food
8-E S: Lightning Sessions from Industry
8-F LCA Inst.: Business Use of LCA
Lightning Talks
12:00pm
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2:00pm
LCA Awards and Challenge Session Call to Action
LCA Awards and Call to Action This year's award ceremony will offer new ways to recognize and praise our community members for their achievements in LCA. This will be the final collaborative and interactive session of the conference, where we'll summarize some of the key learning, most memorable moments of our conference and invite commitments to action as we depart our digital meeting room. There will also be some inspiration as you leave and new ways to keep the conversations going to continue building our community through sharing ideas, innovation and connection.
2:00pm
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3:00pm
Lunch, Networking and Exhibits
Visit Exhibits, Engage and Play, or the Lunch Conversation Activity Join this optional lunch activity to participate in a self-guided and deeply meaningful conversation with other LCA community members.
3:00pm
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4:30pm
9-A: Modeling uncertainty and the future
9-B S: Value, Operations and Circularity- Connecting LCA & Business
9-C: Healthcare and nutrition
9-D: Aquaponics and Agriculture systems
9-E: Built Environment 1
9-F LCA Inst: Busines use of LCA: Case Studies / LCA applied to business models
Maggie Wildnauer (case studies) Lise Lauren, Connie Hensler (business models)
4:30pm
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5:00pm
Break: Break - Exhibits, Posters and Networking
5:00pm
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6:30pm
10-A: LCA Variety Show 2
10-B S: Combining Methods for Circularity Assessments
10-C: Solar & natural gas
10-D: Agriculture
10-E: Built Environment 2
10-F LCA Inst: Communication of LCA Results
Chris Koffler

 
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