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Indian Conference on Life Cycle Management (ILCM) 2017

About ILCM 2017
ILCM has established itself as one of the most sought-after events in South Asia on Life Cycle Approaches. It brings together Indian and international LCA community, stakeholders including government, industry, academia, as well as the voluntary sector to explore the applicability of Life Cycle Thinking for realization of SCP patterns.

The sixth edition of ILCM will be held on 9-10 October in New Delhi, India.

The objective of ILCM 2017 is to discuss and advance the implementation of Life Cycle Approaches along business value chains, supporting environmental, social and economic sustainability.

Announcements Call for abstracts

Contributors interested to showcase their work are invited to submit an abstract with no more than 300 words to the conference organizers. Abstracts are invited under the following key topics:

  • Complementing Circular Economy with Life Cycle Knowledge
  • Life Cycle Thinking for addressing India Specific challenges
  • Using Life Cycle approaches for achievement of SDGs
  • Integrating Life Cycle Knowledge in Business Strategy
  • Advancing Sustainable Consumption through Life Cycle Information
  • Design for Sustainability through Life Cycle Thinking

Topic description is available here. Please refer to the guidelines for abstract submission here. Only abstracts that conform to the instructions given in guidelines will be accepted. The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended till 25th July 2017. Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee of experts in the field from across the world.

Special Sessions

We invite proposals for special sessions on Application of Social LCA in industry, Using Life Cycle Knowledge for policy design and implementation and Life Cycle Thinking for achieving Sustainable Development Goals. Please refer to the guidelines here for further information.

Important Dates

Call for abstracts: 1 May 2017
New deadline for abstracts submission: 25th July 2017
Call for special sessions: 1 May 2017
Deadline for special session proposal submission: 15 June 2017 - Closed


Demonstrate your technology/domain expertise to over 150 delegates. For further details, contact archana.datta@ficci.com

ILCM 2017 Program Committee

The Program Committee will establish the program goal, determine the conference themes, support the setting up and moderation of the scientific program.

Name Affiliation
Anurag Goel Former Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt of India
AlkaUpadhyay TATA Sustainability Group
Ashok Menon SABIC
Nimish Shah Unilever
Pradeep Panigrahi Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
Sandeep Mudliar CSIR-CFTRI
Sandeep Srivastava Ambuja Cement
Sanjeevan Bajaj FICCI
Saket Kulkarni Arvind Limited
Sunil Kumar Simapro India
Vipul Kumar Samsung
Upasana Choudhary HP

ILCM 2017 Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee will support the review of abstracts, guide in conference outreach and moderation of the scientific program.

Name Affiliation
Allan A. Jensen Nordic Institute
Amir Safaei Ecoinvent
Andreas Ciroth GreenDelta
Atsushi Inaba Kogakuin University
Brajesh K Dubey Indian Institute of Technology
Henry King Unilever
Mark Goedkoop Pre-consultants
Matthias Finkbeiner ISO/Technical University of Berlin
Parakrama Karunaratne University of Peradeniya
Pradip P Kalbar Indian Institute of Technology
Shabbir H Gheewala The Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment
Toolseeram Ramjeawon University of Mauritius
Yasushi Kondo Waseda University


ILCM Organizers
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi 110001
T: +91-11-23487566, +91-11-23487211
F: 91-11-23320714
E: ilcm@ficci.com

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