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Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao, Spain

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EPD International Stakeholder Conference 2019

The EPD International Stakeholder Conference 2019 will take place in Bilbao, Spain, on Tuesday, November 26th 2019.

Location

Euskalduna Conference Center, Abandoibarra Etorb. 4, Bilbao, Spain

Date

Tuesday, November 26th 2019

The 7th EPD International Stakeholder Conference is expected to gather EPD stakeholders from industry, academia and others sectors for a chance to meet and learn about the latest developments in the world of Environmental Product Declarations.

The main themes of the event will be:

  • Leading the path forward - latest developments within standardisation in the construction sector
  • From paper to programming - digitalisation of EPD information
  • EPDs start rolling - successful applications of EPDs

The event is free of charge, including lunch and coffee breaks. In case of registration without participation a no-show fee of €100 will be charged unless participation is cancelled before November 18th, 2019.

Registration

The registration for the event is available via this link.

Agenda

Please find the preliminary agenda for the event below. The agenda may be subject to changes.

Speakers

More information about the speakers is available here.

AGENDA
09.30-10.00 Registration and coffee
10.00-10.30

Welcome and introduction

  • Elin Eriksson & Sebastian Welling, EPD International AB
10.30-11.00

Introduction speech: 

Twenty years since the first EPD was launched – taking stock of the development and growth of Type III Environmental Declarations

  • Kristian Jelse, EPD International AB & GreenDesk AB
11.00-11.30 Networking break
11.30-13.00

Leading the path forward - latest developments within standardisation in the construction sector

  • The amended EN 15804+A2 in the light of PEF and B2C applications (Eva Schmincke, thinkstep)
  • The future EPD - Digital product data exchange (Christian Donath, ECO Platform)
  • More EPDs at a lower cost (Jori Coustillas, PRé Consultants bv)

Followed by a panel discussion with Eva Schmincke, Jori Coustillas & Jean-Pierre Pigeolet

13.00-14.00 Lunch and networking break
14.00-15.00

From paper to programming - digitalisation of EPD information

  • Machine-readable EPDs and cloud solutions for EPD management (Oliver Kusche, Oliver Kusche Research & Consulting)
  • From analogue to interactive EPDs: How digitalisation helps analyzing and understanding EPDs (Tobias Brinkmann, brands & values)

  • The challenge of EPDs automation: Knauf Insulation case study (Jean-Pierre Pigeolet, Knauf Insulation)
15.00-15.30 Coffe break
15.30-16.30

EPDs start rolling - successful applications of EPDs

  • An overview of successful EPD applications in Spain (Francisco Campo, IK Ingenieria)
  • Fostering Environmental Product Declarations from the public side (Iñigo Aizpuru, Ihobe Basque Environmental Agency)
  • Standardisation within EcoDesign and the links with EPD (María Cristina Alonso, AENOR)

Followed by a panel discussion with Christian Donath, Oliver Kusche, Iñigo Aizpuru & Yves Coquelet

16.30-16.45

Summary and wrap-up

  • Elin Eriksson & Sebastiaan Stiller, EPD International AB
16.45-18.30 After event mingle