Brightcon 2020

Open Sustainability Conference

The conference

Brightcon 2020 was a virtual conference celebrating open source industrial ecology and life cycle assessment software and workflows. Brightcon 2020 took place on Tuesday, October 20, 2020. You can see the slides and videos from the talks presented below.

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Session Time Presenter(s) Title
09:00-09:10 Chris Mutel Introduction and audience poll (Slides Survey Excel Survey PDF Video)
Brightway core 09:10-09:35 Chris Mutel Brightway 2.5 (Slides Video)
Parameterization 09:35-10:00 Raphael Jolivet lca_algebraic : Bringing symbolic calculus to Brightway2 (Slides Video)
10:00-10:15 Break
Activity browser 10:15-10:40 Daniel de Koning AB - developments in the last year (Slides Video)
10:40-10:55 Bernhard Steubing AB - planning the future together (Slides Video)
Integration 10:55-11:20 Hemant Sharma Insights on using Brightway2 with energy simulations (Slides Video)
11:20-11:45 Davide Rovelli Coupling Brightway2 with the Stochastic Technology Choice Model (Slides Video)
Impact Assessment 11:45-12:10 Miguel Astudillo Where did the emissions go? (Slides Video)
12:10-13:10 Lunch
Teaching 13:10-13:30 Massimo Pizzol Teaching Brightway — right away (Slides Video)
13:30-14:00 Xiaojin Zhang Brightway teaching & new user experience (Survey Excel Survey PDF Video)
Aggregated datasets 14:00-14:25 Andreas Ciroth How reliable can system processes be? (Slides Video)
14:25-14:50 Pascal Lesage Aggregated datasets for fast LCA tools (Slides Video)
14:50-15:05 Break
Modelling choices 15:05-15:30 Sanoop Prakasan An attempt to develop a spreadsheet tool for LCA (Slides Video)
15:30-15:55 Bernhard Steubing Multi-functionality (Slides Video)
Open databases 15:55-16:20 Stefan Pauliuk A general data model for socioeconomic metabolism (Slides Video)
16:20-16:45 Agneta Ghose FAIRification of LCA data using the semantic web (Slides Video)
16:45-17:00 Chris Mutel Setting future priorities (Slides Survey Excel Survey PDF Video)