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Below is an overview of interesting conferences and events in the topic areas sustainable production, resource efficiency, material and energy flows, life cycle assessment (LCA) and carbon footprint.
ifu Hamburg's staff is present at these events and will be pleased to meet you to discuss the products and services offered. Feel free to contact us if you are attending one of the conferences to schedule an individual meeting.

Past events

Symposium: Resource Efficiency through Industry 4.0, Frankfurt am Main


On 16 January, the Symposium: Resource Efficiency through Industry 4.0 took place in Frankfurt am Main. The focus of the event was on ways in which Industry 4.0 can increase resource efficiency and the advantages of linking the two.

“Energy and Climate Protection” Business Forum, Buxtehude


The "Energy and Climate Protection" Business Forum will be held for the third time as part of the NIREM project by hochschule 21 (university 21) and the Hanseatic city of Buxtehude. The main theme of the Business Forum is resource efficiency through digitization.

10. BilRess Network Conference, Berlin


The BilRess network stands for "Education for resource conservation and resource efficiency" and will meet for the 10th semi-annual network conference this year. The conference will take place on 19 March in Berlin. The 10th anniversary will focus on the network members and their multitude of initiatives, projects and actions.         

German Efficiency Forum Economy, Bocholt


On March 20, 2019, the sixth edition of the German Economic Efficiency Forum (“Effizienz Forum Wirtschaft“) will take place in Bocholt, Germany. The event offers small and medium-sized companies a wide range of impulses and suggestions for realizing resource efficiency potentials. The event language will be German. Annual Congress 2019, Osnabrück

03/20/2019 is a joint project of B.A.U.M. e.V. and the German Federal Environmental Foundation. The aim of the innovatively designed congress is the exchange of ideas and the development of solutions for a more sustainable future. The Annual Congress 2019 will take place on 20 March at the DBU Centre for Environmental Communication in Osnabrück.



The biennial SCORE LCA workshop will take place on 21 March in Paris La Défense, France. The workshop supports the development of LCA methods and their practical implementation at European and international level.                                                                                                                                        

Environmental and Sustainability Managers' Day 2019, Frankfurt am Main


The Environmental and Sustainability Managers' Day 2019 will take place on 27 March at the IHK Frankfurt am Main. Under the motto "Trends and tools for sustainable corporate development", various specialist contributions and discussions will be held.

Hannover Messe, Hannover

04/01/2019 - 04/05/2019

The Hannover Messe is the world’s leading industrial fair. It is scheduled from 01 - 05 April at the exhibition center in Hannover. In 2019, the lead theme will be “Integrated Industry - Industrial Intelligence“.                                                                                                                                                  

Life Cycle Workshop, Reutlingen

06/26/2019 - 06/27/2019

The upcoming Life Cycle Workshop is expected to take place as part of the iPoint event "fw:transparency" on 26/27 June in Reutlingen. The main topics of the event are transparency in business and the ways for a successful and sustainable future.                                                                                                     

CILCA 2019, Costa Rica

07/15/2019 - 07/20/2019

The International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment in Latin America (short CILCA) is the key conference with focus on Life Cycle Approaches and Thinking in Latin America. It will take place 15-20 July 2019 in Cartago, Costa Rica.                                                                                                                                                                                

The 9th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, Poland

09/01/2019 - 09/04/2019

The 9th International Conference on Life Cycle Management (short LCM) will take place on 1-4 September 2019 at the Poznan University of Technology, Poland. The main theme is "Towards sustainable future: current challenges and prospects in life cycle management”.

Tagung Siedlungsabfallwirtschaft Magdeburg (TASIMA)

09/18/2019 - 09/19/2019

The Tagung Siedlungsabfallwirtschaft Magdeburg (Conference on Municipal Waste Management) serves as an annual platform for the exchange of experience, transfer of knowledge and networking for waste managers from all over Germany. This year the conference takes place under the motto "Waste - raw material of our future".

EnviroInfo 2019, Kassel

09/23/2019 - 09/26/2019

From 23-26 September 2019, the EnviroInfo 2019 and the 49th GI-Annual Conference INFORMATIK 2019 will take place at the University of Kassel. The event brings together computer scientists from education, science and industry to discuss current developments, establish new contacts and plan joint activities.

Life Cycle Assessment XIX, USA

09/24/2019 - 09/26/2019

This annual conference is organized by the American Center for Life Cycle Assessement (ACLCA) and is considered one of the most important exchange platforms for topics related to life cycle assessment and sustainability in the USA. This year the event will take place from 24 - 26 September in Tucson, Arizona.

Resource Efficiency Congress, Stuttgart

10/23/2019 - 10/24/2019

The 8th Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy Congress will take place on 23-24 October, 2019 in Filderhalle near Stuttgart, Germany. The language of this conference will be German.

[avniR] Conference, France

11/06/2019 - 12/06/2019

The annual [avniR] conference is now taking place for the ninth time in Lille, France. The aim of the conference is to exchange the latest scientific findings and enable participating companies to better understand the challenges of Life Cycle Thinking.

Recycling Forum, Hamburg


The Recycling Forum of the Centre for Energy, Building, Architecture and the Environment (ZEBAU) focuses on the topic "The Future of Recycling - New Ways of Construction with Circular Economy". The presentations and discussions will address the growing problem of high resource consumption of the German construction industry.

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