November 15th, 2012
Life Cycle Assessment for Achieving Sustainability
By Gwen Higgins | Comments (0)
Interested in Sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment methodology? Please join the Virtual Local Section (VLS) Thursday, November 15th for a webinar on this topic with keynote speaker Dr. Mary Ann Curran.
Join the meeting here.
Dr. Mary Ann Curran to keynote webinar
Dr. Mary Ann Curran is keynote speaker for our Thursday, November 15 VLS meeting at 9:00 PM US EST. Her keynote address is "Achieving Sustainability through Life Cycle Assessment and Management." Mary Ann is an internationally recognized expert in life cycle assessment. She retired from the US Environmental Protection Agency on November 3 and is going into private practice.
Dr. Curran's presentation covers brief definitions of the various life-cycle based approaches, summarizes the current state-of-the-practice of each, and explores how the holistic nature of such cradle-to-grave, life cycle approaches provides an essential basis for moving toward sustainability.
More about the VLS
The Virtual Local Section motto is "No Chemical Engineer Left Behind." This unique group offers monthly free, online webinars on a variety of technical and career topics, by top-notch keynote speakers. Join the VLS through AIChE to receive all the benefits of membership. The VLS also offers content for Young Professionals.
Join us Thursday, Nov. 15th at 9pm EST.
Past webinars can be accessed at the Virtual Section website.