EcoBalance 2020

EcoBalance 2020/September 8-11, 2020, SENDAI, Japan

EcoBalance 2020 postponed | Schedules are to be rearranged

Dear those considering participation in EcoBalance 2020, the 14th Biennial International Conference on EcoBalance.

In response to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease, we have decided to postpone EcoBalance 2020 to March 2021 or later. We will announce the new schedules once they have been rearranged.

For those who have already submitted their valuable contributions, we ask that you please submit your research results once again in the future when we re-open the submission procedure. We are deeply sorry for any inconvenience caused.

General Information

Date : September 8-11, 2020postponed
Venue : Sendai, Japan
Aobayama New Campus, Tohoku University
Theme : Materializing Sustainability Visions: Fostering Partnerships with Life Cycle Thinking
Organizer : The Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan

Response to recent Coronavirus Disease outbreak

We express our sincerest concerns regarding the safety of our participants for EcoBalance 2020, in light of Coronavirus Disease 2019, 2019-nCoV/COVID-19. While there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the situation and predictions for September cannot be made at this point, we, the Institute of LCA Japan, the host of this conference, remain proactive in our measures to ensure that our conference places the welfare of its guests first.

To allow leeway in participant decisions, we have decided to postpone the deadline of the abstract submissions again. The new deadline is March 31, 2020. Further decisions on conference organization will be made in accordance with up-to-date worldwide current events. Thank you very much for your understanding, and we continue to sincerely welcome your abstracts for this conference.

Important dates

Abstract submission deadline January 20 February 28
March 31 postponed
Acceptance notification April 24 postponed
Registration open April 24 postponed
Presenter registration deadline June 30 postponed
Early registration deadline June 30 postponed
Full paper submission deadline of the Awards June 30 postponed
Application deadline of EcoBalance Award for Best Business Practices TBA postponed
Regular registration deadline August 7 postponed
Conference September 8-11 postponed


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