EERA Conference 2016, Birmingham (UK) 24-25 November 2016

The event will be organised in collaboration with our colleagues at UKERC and the Energy Research Accelerator from the UK Midlands area who will host the conference. You can read the warm welcome we have received from Professor Martin Freer, Director of the Birmingham Energy Institute, here.
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Congress of Innovation on Sustainable Construction in Lisbon, 3-4 November 2016

The Congress of Innovation on Sustainable Construction (CINCOS’16) is an event organized for the Sustainable Habitat Cluster in Portugal.
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Conference: eceee's Industrial Efficiency 2016, 12–14 September, die Kalkscheune, Berlin

Regardless of the sector, energy efficiency is key to productivity, energy security, job creation and lower carbon intensity. The next eceee industrial energy efficiency event will be held in Berlin in September 2016 with a partly renewed format.
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Behave 2016 - 4th European Conference on Behaviour and Energy Efficiency - 8 - 9 September 2016 - Portugal

Behave 2016 aims to bring researchers and practitioners involved in end-use energy efficiency to share recent research, new technological developments and best practices on understanding and influencing behaviour related to energy efficiency. Research on behaviours associated with energy use plays a fundamental role to achieve a more sustainable energy system, in face of challenges such as security of supply, climate change and evolution to the smart grids.
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The Fifth International Seminar in Social Life Cycle Assessment will take place in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA on June 13-15 2016

The seminar theme, "Moving markets on social sustainability," aims to foster a synergy between the worlds of research and business. It provides a forum to exchange and discuss advances in social life cycle assessment.
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Bgreen ecological film festival- this youngsters competition is open till the 17th April 2016!

The theme of this year's edition is Powered by nature?, to promote sustainable energy accessible to all. Bgreen // ecological film festival is an ecological video competition promoted by OFICINA Instituto NunAlvares Professional School, with the main goal of raising youth's awareness to environmental issues through the creation of video spots.
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SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting - 22-26 May 2016 – Nantes, France

The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) unit in Europe will be dedicated to “Environmental contaminants from land to sea: continuities and interface in environmental toxicology and chemistry”.
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Call for papers: 9th International Conference ? Improving energy efficiency in commercial buildings and smart communities (IEECB'16) 16-18 March 2016, Frankfurt, Germany

The IEECB'16 conference will take place on 16-18 March 2016 in Frankfurt during Light+Building, the world's leading trade fair for Architecture and Technology, 13-18 March 2016, in Frankfurt, Germany.
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3rd International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing

On 4, 5 and 6 April 2016 the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Design and Manufacturing will take place in Chania, Crete (Greece), organized by KES International and Cardiff University (http://sdm-16.kesinternational.org).
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World's leading trade fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management, May 30- June 3, 2016 - Messe, Munchen

IFAT is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management, and is a place where visitors can find strategies and solutions for using resources in intelligent cycles in a manner that ensures their long-term preservation—with a great deal of success.
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Conference call for papers and speakers: European Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Conference, Wels, Austria, 25 - 26 February 2016

High efficiency buildings supplied by renewable energy: Technologies • Policies • Financing • Best practice examples for new construction and renovation.
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Call for papers: VIII Iberian Congress | VI Ibero-American Congress of Refrigeration Sciences and Technologies - Coimbra, Portugal, 3-6 May 2016.

CYTEF2016 is organized by ADAI, the Association for the Development of Industrial Aerodynamics (University of Coimbra), and by SECYTEF, the Spanish Society of Refrigeration Sciences and Technologies.
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The 2016 European Circular Economy Conference. Is the new package the right fit for Europe? February 16, 2016, Brussels.

Timed to follow the release of the European Commission’s revised Circular Economy Package, which forms a key pillar of the Commission’s work programme for 2016 and which was released on 2 December 2015, this conference will enable stakeholders to debate and respond to the new proposals.
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Webinar: Fans – ecodesign and optimisation of fan systems - 17 December 2015

This webinar addresses fans. It will demonstrate the regulatory approach concerning this product, and it will introduce how to test a fan in line with the European regulation. It will go through the consecutive steps to optimize a fan system, with calculation examples.
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Webinar: Pumps & circulators: ecodesign and optimisation of pump systems - 3rd December 2015

This webinar addresses pumps and circulators. It will demonstrate the different regulatory approaches concerning the two, and it will introduce how to test both a pump and a circulator in line with the European regulation.
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Business Meetings and Conferences on waste treatment, recycling, and recovery in LYON- FRANCE - December 2 & 3, 2015

WASTE Meetings 2015 is a reasonably sized event that favors quality and tailored professional relations. The exclusive meeting organization between buyers and contractors, along with the business convention methodology, guarantees high-added-value interviews with decision makers. WASTE MEETINGS is focused on three levels of waste recycling: material, organic and energy.
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COP 21 in Loos-en-Gohelle, 3rd december 2015

On the third of December, in parallel with the COP21 Climate Talks in Paris, Nord-Pas de Calais region will organize a side event that offer delegates and other stakeholders a chance to visit Loos-en-Gohelle to show what transitioning towards a low-carbon and circular economy can look like.
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Webinar: Introduction to the Ecodesign of Energy Related Products Directive - 20 November 2015

The Ecodesign of Energy Related Products Directive (ErP) was adopted in 2009 as an amendment from the 2005 Ecodesign of Energy Using Products Directive and is one of the EU’s four key Directives addressing energy efficiency in stationary (i.e. non transport) end-uses (the others being the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, Energy Efficiency Directive and the Energy Labelling Directive).
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Conference: Seeking Solutions for SMEs, Montréal, 28 – 30 October 2015

REDD, the francophone arm of NBS, invites you to Montréal to take part in a three-day sustainability conference, from October 28 - 30, to bring innovation to small to mid-sized entreprises (SMEs).This conference will promote and discuss practical solutions to developing in-house sustainability expertise, quantifying sustainability benefits and staying competitive while marketing responsible products.
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The 40th IAHS World Congress on Housing - Sustainable Housing Construction – will take place in December in Funchal, Portugal

The 40th IAHS World Congress will take place in Funchal (Madeira, Portugal) from December 16-19, 2014. It is being organized by ITeCons - Institute for Research and Technological Development in Construction Sciences, of the University of Coimbra. ITeCons is one the the Life Cycle Champions of LCiP in Portugal. The broad scope of the International Association for Housing Science (IAHS) series of conferences makes this an excellent place to discuss any issue related to housing science. IAHS 2014 will emphasize energy efficiency and the sustainability in construction. IAHS 2014 contact e-mail: iahs2014@itecons.uc.pt
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SinnDesign Final Conference in the Lisboa Design Show - 9th October 2015 – Parque das Nações, Lisboa

In the framework of the annual event Lisboa Design Show (http://lisboadesignshow.fil.pt), the SInnDesign consortium proudly invites all interested in the thematic of Design for Sustainability to join the project’s final conference.
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LCA for “Feeding the planet and energy for life” (6-7-8 October 2015)

This year Italy will host EXPO 2015 (www.expo2015.org), the Universal Exposition having as central theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) represents a reference methodology that may help analyzing supply chains in order to achieve sustainability objectives, including those related to better agriculture, food production and consumption as well as more efficient energy production and use.
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Industrial Efficiency 2016, Berlin 12-14 September 2016

Regardless of the sector, energy efficiency is key to productivity, energy security, job creation and lower carbon intensity. The next eceee industrial energy efficiency event will be held in Berlin in September 2016 with a partly renewed format. Following a careful evaluation of the 2012 and 2014 Summer Studies and listening to the input from many participants and stakeholders, we have created a conference that will last for two days, starting in the afternoon of Monday 12 September and ending in the afternoon of Wednesday 14 September.
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2nd Net Zero-Energy Buildings Conference, Caparica – Portugal, 29th September 2015

The Faculty of Science and Technology of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT-UNL) and the National Energy and Geology Laboratory (LNEG) are pleased to announce the 2nd Net Zero-Energy Buildings Conference.
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Advanced LCA Course on Consequential Modelling, EIO LCA, ILUC, and Social LCA

The Doctoral School of Engineering And Science, Aalborg University and Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment (DCEA), in collaboration with the International Life Cycle Academy (ILCA), organise a 5 day Expert LCA Course from June 22 to June 26 in Aalborg University, Skibbrogade 5, 9000 Aalborg.
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The 41st IAHS World Congress on Housing - Sustainability and Innovation for the Future- Sept 2016

The 41st IAHS World Congress will take place in the Algarve, Portugal in September 2016. It is being organized by ITeCons - Institute for Research and Technological Development in Construction Sciences, of the University of Coimbra.
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36th AIVC- 5th TightVent- 3rd venticool - Effective ventilation in high performance buildings – Madrid, Spain – 23/24 September 2015

The building sector plays a key role to be successful in achieving ambitious goals to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. The development and revision of energy performance of buildings regulations as well as the implementation of pilot high performance building programmes reflect the growing awareness regarding the abatement potential in this sector.
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ACEEE National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource – Little Rock, USA – 20/22 September 2015

The ACEEE National Conference on Energy Efficiency as a Resource is a biennial event that was first held in 2001. The conference is widely recognized as the premiere event for examining energy efficiency as a strategic and critical utility system resource. The program content will be specifically designed to focus on the issues related to utility-sector energy efficiency policies and programs. Industry leaders will gather to discuss the latest developments in the use of energy efficiency as a key resource for meeting customer and utility system needs and for addressing other critical economic and environmental objectives.
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EU PVSEC European PV Solar Energy Conference – Hamburg-Germany, 14-18 September 2015:

The EU PVSEC is the largest international Conference for Photovoltaic research, technologies and applications, and at the same time a top international PV Industry Exhibitions.
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Seminar Sustainability Talks – New Challenges for Management Systems – Aveiro-Portugal, 30 June 2015

Dedicated to the theme New Challenges in Management Systems, the AcademiaVLM promotes the 6th Edition of Sustainability Talks to be held on June 30, 2015, in Aveiro Business Center.
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International Green Building Conference (IGBC) – Singapore, 2-4 September 2015

The International Green Building Conference (IGBC) 2015 to be held in Marina Bay Sands from 2 – 4 Sep 2015, will be the anchor event of SGBW. As the premier green building event in Asia, IGBC 2015 expects to attract more than 1,000 participants from over 30 countries - from thought leaders, real estate developers to urban planners, architects, engineers, builders and other industry professionals - committed to understanding and putting into action real-world, tangible and leading green building solutions.
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2nd convention of the Sustainability Maker project – Milano-Italy, 29 May 2015

The 2nd convention of the Sustainability Maker project (funded by European LIFE+ programme) is coming to Milan this May as part of the EXPO2015 events.
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Energy for Sustainability Conference 2015

Sustainable Cities: Designing for People and the Planet May 14-15 Coimbra Portugal
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LCM 2015 in Bordeaux

LCM 2015, Mainstreaming Life Cycle Management for sustainable value creation
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The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015 will take place 15-19 June

The Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are back. Launched by the European Commission in 2006, year after year the Awards highlight the very best sustainable energy projects taking place across Europe today. The 2015 edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week will take place from 15 to 19 June 2015.
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Bioenergia Portugal 2015- Campus ESTGP – Portalegre, 28-29 May 2015

Bioenergy Portugal aims to establish itself as a business location, a space for discussion and debate, consolidating ideas, create partnerships, aggregation of scientific competence and research, promotion of technological innovation, promotion of synergies and contacts establishment.
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8th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting – EEDAL’15 – Luzerne, Switzerland – 26/28 August

EEDAL'15 will provide a unique forum to discuss and debate the latest developments in energy and environmental impact of residential appliances and lighting, heating and cooling equipment, ITC equipment, smart meters and smart grids, consumer behaviour, the policies and programmes adopted and planned, as well as the technical and commercial advances in the dissemination and penetration of technologies and solutions, particularly: energy efficient residential appliances, consumer electronics and ICT, heating and cooling equipment and lighting.
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European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) Vienna-Austria, 1-4 June 2015

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) is a world class annual event which, since 1980, is held at different venues throughout Europe.
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Mediterranean Green Buildings and Renewable Energy Forum – Florence – Italy, 26-28 August 2015

Med Green Forum is a World Renewable Energy Congress and Network Forum aimed at the international community as well as Mediterranean countries. The first forum was held in 2010 in France followed by Morocco in 2012 and the third forum will be held in Florence, Italy on 26 - 28 August 2015. The Forum will highlight the importance of growing renewable energy applications in two main sectors: Electricity Generation and the Sustainable Building Sector.
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2015 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry – Buffalo, USA – 04/06 August

Industrial energy efficiency is changing – gone are the days of a single person in a plant trying to manage plant energy use by themselves with an Multimeter and an Excel spreadsheet – now it’s all about integrating energy data into production management systems and empowering decision makers with contextualized historical information and near real-time energy cost forecasting. This year’s ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry will bring you the latest thinking on managing plant energy use, national energy policy and industrial energy efficiency program administration.
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The 6th International Congress of Energy and Environment Engineering and Management (CIIEM15) will be held in Paris from 22 to 24 July 2015

The Congress is organized by academics and researchers belonging to the Areas of Engineering of the C3i/Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (Portugal) and the Extremadura University (Spain), with the technical support of ScienceKnow Conferences.
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The International Conference Sustainable Materials Science and Technology (SMST15) will take place in Paris from 15th to 17th of July 2015.

The Conference is organized by academics and researchers belonging to different scientific areas of the C3i/Polytechnic Institute of Portalegre (Portugal) and the University of Extremadura (Spain) with the technical support of ScienceKnow Conferences. The event has the objective of creating an international forum for academics, researchers and scientists from worldwide to discuss worldwide results and proposals regarding to the soundest issues related to MATERIALS. More information: http://www.smatscitech.com/
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The 2015 European Circular Economy Conference will take place on 5th March at the Stanhope Hotel in Brussels.

It is now widely agreed that the take-make-consume and dispose (linear) model global economies are based upon is no longer viable when taking into account population growth, resource access and scarcity. First Vice-President Frans Timmermans recently confirmed that the Circular Economy package, will not, in its current guise, form part of the European Commission’s 2015 work programme, the EU executive believing that ambitious revisions are required.
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