Network conference: Let’s meet & talk!

Date:Thursday, 24 November, 2022 Time:12:00 - 16:30

Welcome to join next network conference!

Welcome to join next network conference on November 24, 2022 in Stockholm! The day will start with a vegetarian lunch before we move into and continue with an initial part on updates from the Swedish Life Cycle Centre and the project Innovation cluster for the life cycle perspective.  The focus for the afternoon will be on Life Cycle Thinking in policy and legislation – with presentations from both the European Commission, Swedish government agencies and industry partners about current and future life cycle-based regulations and the role of life cycle thinking for them. You will also meet our new partners, CEVT, Höganäs and Polestar.

There will be a lot of room for group discussions and networking.

All partners, government agencies and SMEs in collaboration with the Center are welcome to join.


Preliminary program


  • Vegetarian lunch


  • Welcome & introduction by Sara Palander, Director of the center and Lars Mårtensson, Chair of the Swedish Life Cycle Center’s Board
  • Welcoming speech by Björn Risinger, Director General at Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

Theme: Life Cycle Thinking in Policy and Legislation

  • Keynote speech: Serenella Sala, Joint Research Center, EU Commission on the development of life cycle assessment and life cycle thinking in European policies
  • Presentations from our new partners: Höganäs, CEVT and Polestar
  • Presentations from Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Swedish Energy Agency, and Essity on life cycle thinking in policy and legislation
  • Round table discussions on Life Cycle Thinking in policy and legislation
  • Panel discussion and sum up from round table discussions
  • Wrap up


  • The conference ends with an after work at a nearby restaurant/bar.



Serenella Sala, Deputy Head of Unit and Scientific Project Manager, Land Resources Unit at European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Björn Risinger, Director General, Swedish Envrionmental Protection Agency

Susan Iliefski Janols, Sustainability Director at Essity

Lionel Belzons, Innovation Product Owner for Sustainable Mobility at CEVT

Frida Røyne, LCA specialist at Polestar

Hilmar Vidarsson, Manager Group Sustainable Products and Processes at Höganäs

Eva-Lotta Lindholm, Programme Manager Products Unit, Swedish Energy Agency

Björn Spak, LCA Specialist at Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

Eva Ahlner, Senior advisor, Policy for Sustainable Societies, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency


Register here

Join the network conference

When: November 24, 2022
Time:  12.00-16.30 (CET) The conference will end with a mingle/after work at 16.30.
Where: Swedish EPA, Virkesvägen 2, Stockholm
Cost: Free of charge
For whom?: For partners in Swedish Life Cycle Center and government agencies and SMEs in collaboration with the Center.