Sustainability assessments for the low-carbon economy

Format and Progam

The PhD expert course is a three-day event with method sessions and keynote speakers, bridging the method to applications in policy and/or industry, followed by paper presentation sessions with discussants from the pool of participants and senior researchers providing feedback to ensure active participation and learning.

  September 10, 2019 September 11, 2019 September 12, 2019
8:45-9:00 Welcome (vice-rector Prof. Silvia Lenaerts) feedback session feedback session

Method lecture on Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)

Prof. Karel Van Acker (KU Leuven)

Method lecture on Techno-Economic Assessment (TEA)

Prof. Robert Malina (Hasselt University)

Method lecture on multicriteria decision analysis

Prof. Johan Springael (University of Antwerp)

10:30-10:45 Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break

Life Cycle Analysis: Bridging academia and policy/industry

Dr. Achille Laurent (Maastricht University)

Real Options Analysis: Bridging academia and industry

Prof. Kuno Huisman (Tilburg University)

Integrated Assessment: Bridging academia and policy/industry

Prof. Steven Van Passel (University of Antwerp)

12:00-13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch

Paper presentations: session I

(chairs: G. Thomassen &  T. Kuppens)

Paper presentations: session III

(chairs: A. Audenaert &  S. Lizin)

Paper presentations: session V

(chairs: M. Van Dael &         P. Billen)

15:00-15:30 Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break

Paper presentations: session II

(chairs: K. Van Acker &   M. Buyle)

Paper presentations: session IV

(chairs: K. Huisman &     T. Compernolle)

Paper presentations: session VI

(chairs: K. Milis & M. Moretti)

  Welcome reception (17:30-19:00) Social dinner (19:00-21:00) at Elfde Gebod (Torfbrug 10, 2000 Antwerpen)