Course in IO and Hybrid Life Cycle Assessment

27 January, 2016

This is day 2 of three inspiring courses in Life Cycle Assessment. This course will focus on IO and Hybrid Life Cycle Assessment. Miljögiraff and Ekocentrum invites you to take your knowledge to a higher level.

LCA bildCourse on input-output (IO) and hybrid LCA. The included subjects are: Basic Input-Output Analysis and life cycle assessment theory, data for basic and advanced IO-analysis, hybrid IO-tables, methods for trade-linking and multi-regional IO-models, application areas and communication of IO models and results.

The learning outcomes are: Understanding of the methods for input-output and hybrid analysis, understanding of the difference between different modelling approaches and their implications for the modelled system, experience with using IO and hybrid models in LCA software (SimaPro), and knowledge on the application areas of IO and hybrid LCA as well as on the limitations of the approach.


♣  The basic math of LCA calculations
♣  Supply-use tables – the basis of IO-tables
♣  Analyzing GHG emissions related to production and consumption for a country       using LCA software
♣  Dealing with imports and exports
♣  Hybrid models, creating a mirror of the economy in physical units
♣  Working with hybrid data
♣  Application areas and limitations of IO and hybrid LCA


Jannicke H Schmidt

Jannick H. Schmidt, 2.-0 LCA Consultants. Jannick is an environmental management engineer from Aalborg University. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2007 with a study on life cycle assessment of rapeseed oil and palm oil. He holds an assistant professorship at Aalborg University. Main areas of expertise and experience are life cycle assessments of agricultural products and waste management systems, and development of LCA methodology regarding system delimitation, LCIA methods for biodiversity and Input-Output-based LCA.


Original price is 8.000 kronor per day and course.
If you want to join all three courses you will get 25 % discount.
An Early Bird ticket of 6.000 kronor can be purchased until the 8th of December.

Students enrolled at University is entitled to 50 % of original price.

All prices ex. VAT. The discounts can not be combined.

Terms and conditions of registration

Last day to register is the 18th of December, 2015.

Your registration for participation is binding from the 18th of December, 2015. You can always leave your seat to a collegue.

Invoice will be sent in January, 2016. If you wish to receive it earlier, please contact or call: +46 31 705 07 40.

Practical info

The course will be held at Ekocentrum residence at Aschebergsgatan 44 in Göteborg.
Road map: Ekocentrum Google Maps.

An ecologic lunch is included in the price and is beings served at Ekocentrum.

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