CIRAIG

training
Environmental LCA
1. AGENT OF CHANGE FOR YOUR ORGANISATION

Duration : 2 days (1-day training and 1-day individual coaching)
Date : April 24, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Day 1) - Day 2 to be determined with participant
Location : 3333 Queen-Mary in Montréal, Canada
Cost : 700 $ Day 1 and 500 $* Day 2 (taxes included)

Twitter

Minimum 5 participants

The life cycle approach takes into account the environmental impact of a product, process or service from its inception to its final disposal. When used as a strategic decision-making tool, this approach opens possible avenues including better risk management over the value chain, more relevant improvement processes, improved communication on environmental and social performances of products as well as enhanced support for public policies and identification of new business opportunities.

  • Day 1 : The life cycle approach used for ecodesign
  • Day 2 : Personalized one-day coaching (Day 1 is a prerequisite to attending Day 2)

Instructor: Jean-François Ménard

This training course is considered an educational activity under the terms of Bill 90. * If the training takes place outside of Montreal, travel costs apply.

Environmental LCA
2. SUPPORTING DECISION-MAKERS WITH LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT

Duration : 1 day
Date : March 27, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location* : 3333 Queen-Mary in Montréal, Canada
Cost** : 700 $ (taxes included)

Twitter

Minimum 5 participants

This LCA course was designed for managers. Its purpose is to understand the scope of LCA (generated information and potential applications) in order to integrate it into decision-making. Covered subjects include : the life cycle concept, methodological procedure and major elements included in an LCA study. Real examples of companies that have integrated life cycle thinking into their practices will also be presented.

Instructor: Jean-François Ménard

* also available through videoconferencing ** free for International Life Cycle Chair members / two-for-one formula for CIRODD members ***this training course is considered an educational activity under the terms of Bill 90.

Social LCA
3. BUSINESSES, AT THE HEART OF SOCIAL LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT

Duration : 0,5 day
Date : March 31, 2017 from 8:30AM to noon
Location*: 3333 Queen-Mary in Montréal, Canada
Cost**: 350 $ (taxes included)

Twitter

Minimum 5 participants

The challenge of social LCA is to identify potential social impacts arising from the activities of companies involved in the value chain of a product or service in respect to their stakeholders. More and more public and private decision-makers wish to better understand the consequences of their decisions and identify areas for continuous improvement, so it also appears necessary to account for the social effects of choices made (type of investment, choice of suppliers, income distribution, etc.) . This training is designed for managers.

Instructor: Sara Russo Garrido

* also available through videoconferencing ** free for International Life Cycle Chair members / two-for-one formula for CIRODD members ***this training course is considered an educational activity under the terms of Bill 90.

Carbon footprint
4. UNDERSTAND, QUANTIFY AND MANAGE CARBON FOOTPRINTS

Duration : 1 day
Date : April 10, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location*: 3333 Queen-Mary in Montréal, Canada
Cost**: 700 $ (taxes included)

Twitter

Minimum 5 participants

To meet the challenges of climate change, companies will be required to create low-carbon products and services and reduce the carbon footprint of their operations. This course aims to highlight what exactly is a carbon footprint, how to measure it and its role in the fight against climate change.

Instructor : Annie Levasseur

* also available through videoconferencing ** free for International Life Cycle Chair members / two-for-one formula for CIRODD members ***this training course is considered an educational activity under the terms of Bill 90.

water footprint
5. UNDERSTAND, QUANTIFY AND MANAGE WATER FOOTPRINTS

Duration : 0,5 day
Date : April 4, 2017 from 8:30 AM to noon
Location*: 3333 Queen-Mary in Montréal, Canada
Cost**: 350 $ (taxes included)

Twitter

Minimum 5 participants

This training course covers life cycle-based water footprint, as defined by the ISO 14046 standards. The establishment of sustainable water management requires identifying the impacts of human activity and potential levers: this is the purpose of water footprint. The water footprint quantifies potential impacts associated with water, in terms of water quality and quantity. This course is designed for managers and will mainly focus on the concept of the water scarcity footprint.

Instructor : Anne-Marie Boulay

* also available through videoconferencing ** free for International Life Cycle Chair members / two-for-one formula for CIRODD members ***this training course is considered an educational activity under the terms of Bill 90.

OpenLCA
6. OPENLCA, LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Duration : 1 day
Date : April 11, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: 3333 Queen-Mary in Montréal, Canada
Cost*: 700 $ (taxes included)

Twitter

The purpose of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to conduct life cycle analyses (LCA) on your own using openLCA. openLCA is a free open source professional LCA software. The maximum number of students for this course is 6, as to allow better student-teacher interaction. General knowledge of LCA is a pre-requisite.

Instructor: Pascal Lesage

* free for International Life Cycle Chair members / two-for-one formula for CIRODD members **this training course is considered an educational activity under the terms of Bill 90.

databases
7. ECOINVENT 3 AND QUEBEC LIFE CYCLE INVENTORY DATABASE

Duration : 0,5 day
Date : April 18, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location*: 3333 Queen-Mary in Montréal, Canada
Cost**: 350 $ (taxes included)

Twitter

Minimum 5 participants

The ecoinvent v3 database is significantly different in several aspects from previous ecoinvent databases and other databases on the market. ecoinvent v3 also contains several Québec-specific datasets, from the Québec life cycle inventory database project. The purpose of this 3-hour training course is to provide LCA practitioners with practical knowledge on the ecoinvent v3 database.

Instructor : Pascal Lesage

* also available through videoconferencing ** free for International Life Cycle Chair members / two-for-one formula for CIRODD members ***this training course is considered an educational activity under the terms of Bill 90.

databases
8. BRIGHTWAY2, STATE-OF-THE-ART SOFTWARE FOR LCA RESEARCH

Duration : 1 day
Date : May 1, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5h00 PM
Location*: 3333 Queen-Mary in Montréal, Canada
Cost**: 700 $ (taxes included)

Twitter

Minimum 5 participants

Brightway2 is an open source LCA platform (in Python), useful for creating models that break the limits of conventional LCA. The purpose of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge required to start using Brightway2 in your projects. The maximum number of students for this course is 6, as to allow better student-teacher interaction. An understanding of LCA and of its different calculation steps is a pre-requisite as well as basic knowledge of Python.

Instructor : Pascal Lesage

* free for International Life Cycle Chair members / two-for-one formula for CIRODD members **this training course is considered an educational activity under the terms of Bill 90.

 
 
CIRAIG COMMUNICATION SERVICES
www.ciraig.org | nous joindre

To unsubscribei

Polytechnique Montréal - 3333 chemin Queen-Mary, Montréal (Québec) H3T 1J4
ESG UQÀM - 315, Sainte-Catherine Est, Montréal (Québec) H2X 3X2