News and Meetings 2005
23 November 2005: Official launch of the Platform project with presentation at the IPP Regular meeting in Brussels for Member States, Candidate Countries and Associated Countries.
22 November 2005: EC-internal kick-off of the Platform project in Brussels for EC services (DGs and EAA). Establishment of the "EC-internal steering group" for the Platform project with representatives initially of DG Joint Research Centre, DG Environment, DG Enterprise, DG Transport and Energy, DG Research and the European Environmental Agency.
21 November 2005: Kick-off meeting of the Platform in Brussels for European business associations (Agenda). The key-note speech of the Council of European Producers of materials for Construction (CEPMC) you find here. The key-note speech of the European Aluminium Association (EAA) you find here. The presentation of the project "European Platform on Life Cycle Assessment", by DG JRC-IES you find here. The summary of the meeting you find here. Establishment of an informal "European Business Advisory group" for the Platform project with life cycle data providing European industry associations.
27-28th September 2005: Meeting in Brussels with independent LCA format test panels of industry (LCI data provider) and of LCA tool/database developers.
3rd August 2005: Stakeholder consultation meeting in Ispra with 15 leading LCA tool and database developers / consultants on reference LCA format development
16th June 2005: Preparative meeting among EC services