ACLCA 2020 Virtual Conference- Students

Student Workshop – No Charge

September 21 – 10 AM-1 PM – VIRTUAL/ONLINE

This complimentary 3-hour short course is specifically designed for undergraduates (or post-graduates new to LCA), to provide an introduction to life-cycle assessment (LCA). In this course, you will learn the basics of the LCA method and its application to real-life situations.

LCA provides a holistic quantitative technique to evaluate the environmental impacts of products, systems, and technologies. It provides a valuable tool for environmental analysis and decision making. This course will provide an introduction to LCA methods, techniques, results, and applications. On completion of this course you will have an understanding of life cycle thinking and why it is important in environmental decision making; explain the basics of the LCA method and interpret its results, and discuss the advantages and limitations of LCA in practice. The course will cover an introduction to life-cycle thinking, methods of LCA, results in interpretation, applications, and hands-on case studies.

Student Poster Contest

Students are offered the opportunity to participate in our annual Student Poster Contest. This contest is offered only to currently enrolled students. Any student may enter by submitting an abstract through our submission process.

PLEASE NOTE: Students submitting abstracts to be considered for the Student Poster Contest, please be sure to check the box on the ConfTool submission.  Send any questions to

Deadline for abstract submission: CLOSED

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