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Industrial Ecology for Eco-Civilization - ISIE 2019

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July 7, 2019 6:00pm - July 11, 4:00pm
Beijing, China

10th International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, to be held at the Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, from July 7 to 11, 2019.

The conference theme is "Industrial Ecology for Eco-civilization". To make industrial civilization transform into eco-civilization, we need concept breaking, theoretical innovation, methodological support, and tools development. Triggered by the seminal article 30 years ago, luckily, industrial ecology has bred dozens of toolboxes, including social-economic metabolism, eco-industrial development, life cycle assessment, environmental input-output analysis, complex systems modeling, etc. We hope that you would continue to bring brilliant ideas, best work and profound enthusiasm to the conference, and make ISIE2019 another big success to promote the use of industrial ecology in research, education, policy, community development, and industrial practices.

China is experiencing a great transition from an agriculture-dominated country to the world plant with the largest scale and richness. More recently, Beijing, the capital of China, witnessed a significant improvement in air quality. All theses make China to be the best touchstone for examining the achievements of industrial ecology.

Monday, July 8

11:30am Scaling of Urban Energy and Water Flows and Typology of Chinese Cities
» Dr. Shen Qu, Mr. Chenyang Shuai, Prof. Ming Xu

2:15pm Quantifying the diversity of the water-energy-emission nexus
» Dr. Chunyan Wang, Prof. Ming Xu, Prof. Gustaf Olsson, Prof. Yi Liu

4pm Circular Economy: Evaluating Waste Scenarios of Consumer Products
» Ms. Madeline Somers, Prof. Jose Alfaro

5pm High resolution urban air quality mapping using fleet vehicles as mobile sensors
» Mr. Bu Zhao, Mr. Long Yu, Dr. Chunyan Wang, Mr. Chenyang Shuai, Prof. Ji Zhu, Prof. Ming Xu

Tuesday, July 9

2:45pm Cutting CO2 emissions from U.S. steel consumption 70% by 2050
» Ms. Nicole Ryan, Prof. Shelie Miller, Prof. Steven Skerlos, Dr. Daniel Cooper

Wednesday, July 10

10:45am Neural Network Models for Estimating Ecotoxicity of Chemicals
» Ms. Ping Hou, Prof. Olivier Jolliet, Prof. Ji Zhu, Prof. Ming Xu