Scientific Program

Scientific Program

Opening, Plenary, Closing Sessions Overview

Monday, 31 August

9:00 – 10:30      Opening: Mainstreaming LCM for sustainable value creation

Guido Sonnemann, ISM-CyVi – University of Bordeaux (Conference Chair)
Manuele Margni, CIRAIG – Polytechnique Montréal (Conference Co-chair)
Naeem Adibi, [avniR] – cd2e (Conference Co-chair)
Joint introductory speech

Philippe Garrigues, Director of ISM – University of Bordeaux
TBC, Representatives of SCF, University of Bordeaux, INP Bordeaux and CNRS
Christian Traisnel, Managing director – cd2e – TEAM²
Short welcome statements from host organizations

Ségolène Royal, Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy (tbc)
Alain Rousset, President of Aquitaine Region
TBC, Representative from Nord Pas de Calais Region
Welcome speeches

Hugo-Maria Schally, Head of Unit, Directorate General “​ Environment “​, “​ Eco-innovation and circular economy” at EC
Llorenç Mila i Canals, Programme Officer, Division of Technology, Industry and Economy at UNEP –
Announcement of UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative report on Global mapping of LCA networks and databases


11:00 – 12:30    Plenary: Enhancing collaboration and communication towards mainstreaming LCM

Jim Fava, Chief Sustainability Strategist at thinkstep
Peter Salinger, Director Sustainability Methods, BASF
BASF perspective
Andrea Brown, Director, Safe and Sustainable Materials at WBCSD
WBCSD perspective

Anne-Marie Boulay, WULCA Project Manager at CIRAIG – Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
WULCA perspective

Martina Prox Vice-President at Forum for Sustainability through Life Cycle Innovation (FSLCI)
FSLCI perspective

Sanjeevan Bajaj, CEO at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)
FICCI perspective

Talk Show


Tuesday, 1 September

9:00 – 10:30      Plenary: Business perspectives on LCM for sustainable value creation

Manuele Margni, CIRAIG – Polytechnique Montréal (Conference Co-chair)
Matthias Finkbeiner, Chair of Sustainable Engineering, Technische Universitaet Berlin
Organizational LCA: the new member of the ISO LCA family—launching the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative guidance document
Stephan Krinke, Director Environmental Affairs Product – Volkswagen AG
Life-Cycle Engineering: The roadmap to emission free mobility
Euan Murray, CEO at The Sustainability Consortium
Lifecycle Thinking: Getting to Scale
TBC, Nespresso top management
Creating shared Value: the example of Nespresso


Wednesday, 2 September

15:00 – 16:00      Closing: Strengthening the transition to circular economy by LCM

Jodie Bricout, Development Manager at CD2E
Talk show on circular economy (Moderator)
TBC, Representative from leading companies and organizations committed to circular economics and expertise
Short presentation and interview

Guido Sonnemann, ISM-CyVi – University of Bordeaux (Conference Chair, LCM2015)
Awards for best poster and best platform presentation

Enrico Benetto, Head of RDI unit at Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (Conference Chair, LCM2017)
Presentation of LCM2017

Guido Sonnemann, ISM-CyVi – University of Bordeaux (Conference Chair)
Manuele Margni, CIRAIG – Polytechnique Montréal (Conference Co-chair)
Naeem Adibi, [avniR] – cd2e (Conference Co-chair)
Concluding remarks and summary of LCM2015


The scientific program is available here for download :

LCM2015 Scientific Program

Parallel sessions overview (oral and posters)

Platform presentations