Program

DAY 1     Monday, October 24
14:00 REGISTRATION
14:30
 

WELCOME

  • Paula Quinteiro & Cláudia Nunes | Universidade de Aveiro, PT
  • Fátima Poças | Universidade Católica do Porto, PT
  • Ana Isabel Miranda | Director of Department of Environment and Planning - DAO, Universidade de Aveiro, PT
  • Amadeu Soares | Scientific Coordinator of Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies - CESAM, Universidade de Aveiro, PT
  • João Coutinho | Directorof Associate Laboratory CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, Universidade de Aveiro, PT
  • Milena Corredig | Cost Action Chair & Aarhus Universitet, DK
14:45 PRACTICAL MATTERS & INTRODUCTION OF SPEAKERS
Paula Quinteiro & Cláudia Nunes | Universidade de Aveiro, PT
15:15
  
WHAT IS LCA FOR?
Paula Quinteiro | Universidade de Aveiro, PT
15:45

APPLICATION OF LCA TO PACKAGING SYSTEMS: AN OVERVIEW
Fátima Poças | Universidade Católica Portuguesa, PT

16:15 REFRESHMENTS & SNACK
17:00 SOCIAL ACTIVITY
– Tour on a traditional Moliceiro boat
DAY 2    Tuesday, October 25
09:00
 

INTRODUCTION ON LCA

  • Key features of an LCA (what is LCA - why is LCA done - development of LCA)
  • Phases of an LCA (goal and scope definition - inventory analysis - impact
    assessment – interpretation
  • General concepts of product systems (product system - system boundary – functional unit – allocation - environmental impacts etc.)
    Ana Cláudia Dias | Universidade de Aveiro, PT
    Paula Quinteiro | Universidade de Aveiro, PT
10:30
  
REFRESHMENTS & SNACK
11:00

INTRODUCTION ON LCA (continuation)

  • General concepts of product systems (product system - system boundary – functional unit – allocation - environmental impacts etc.)
    Ana Cláudia Dias | Universidade de Aveiro, PT
    Paula Quinteiro | Universidade de Aveiro, PT
12:30 LUNCH BREAK
14:00 CASE STUDY 1
Representation of food packaging in LCA
Victoria Krauter | University of Vienna, AT
15:00 CASE STUDY 2
A real-life case: LCA of food packaging in the canning industry
Rúben Aldaco | Cantabria University, ES
16:00 REFRESHMENTS & SNACK
16:15 CASE STUDY 3
Application of LCA to assess labelling options of a glass bottle
Fátima Poças | Universidade Católica Portuguesa, PT
17:15 PACKAGING DESIGN FOR FOOD
Teresa Franqueira
| Universidade de Aveiro, PT
18:15 CLOSING
DAY 3    Wednesday October 26
09:00
 

INTRODUCTION TO PRODUCT ENVIRONMENT FOOTPRINT

Marisa Vieira | PRé Sustainability, NL
09:45
  
APPLIED LCA
How to build up a SimaPro model
  • Structure of a model and creating processes
  • Impact assessment
Marisa Vieira | PRé Sustainability, NL
10:30

REFRESHMENTS & SNACK

11:00 HOW TO BUILD UP A SIMAPRO MODEL (continuation)
Marisa Vieira
| PRé Sustainability, NL
12:30 LUNCH BREAK
14:00 SIMAPRO PRACTICE
Case study of food packaging
  • Life cycle inventory
  • Life cycle impact assessment
  • Hotspots analysis
Marisa Vieira | PRé Sustainability, NL
16:15 REFRESHMENTS & SNACK
16:30 SIMAPRO PRACTICE (continuation)
Marisa Vieira |
PRé Sustainability, NL
18:00 CLOSING
DAY 4    Thursday, October 27
09:00
 
BIODEGRADABLE POLYMERS FOR FOOD PACKAGING
Cláudia Nunes
| Universidade de Aveiro, PT
09:45
  
CASE STUDIES 4 & 5
  • Ecodesign and Life cycle assessment of pharmaceutical packaging
  • Ex-ante life cycle assessment framework and application to a biopolymer film market
Fausto Freire | Universidade de Coimbra, PT
10:45

REFRESHMENTS & SNACK

11:00 THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND ITS APPLICATION TO PACKAGING
Paulo Ferrão
| Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
11:30 BRAINSTORMING/ROUNDTABLE
Learnings, limitation and challenges. Perspective of future work
12:30 CLOSING OF THE TRAINING SCHOOL
  • Paulo Ferrão | Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
  • Artur Silva | Vice-Rector of Universidade Aveiro, PT
  • Ana Isabel Miranda | Diretor of DAO, Universidade de Aveiro, PT
  • Paula Quinteiro & Cláudia Nunes | Universidade de Aveiro, PT
  • Fátima Poças | Universidade Católica Portuguesa, PT
  • Milena Corredig | Cost Action Chair & Aarhus Universitet, DK

VENUE

The Training course will be held in the beautiful city of Aveiro, at the Department of Environment and Planning, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Date: 24-27 October 2022