Organized by

The Institute of Life Cycle Assessment, Japan

Co-organized by

Global COE program
"Center for Education and Research of Symbiotic, Safe and Secure System Design"
Keio University

Ecomaterials Forum

Supported by

Commemorative Organization for the Japan World Exposition'70

Life Cycle Assessment Society of Japan(JLCA)

Call for paper & poster award

Abstract submission closed.


Deadline of the abstract submission is extended to 8 May 2012, 18:00 (JST, UTC+9).

All abstracts written in English are required to be submitted via the Conference web site by 8 May 2012, 18:00 (JST, UTC+9). Length of the abstract should be within 400 words and pasted in the box set out in the submission page. Abstracts are subject to approval by the Executive Committee and to final assignment for inclusion in the program as an oral or poster presentation. The contact person will receive a notification of acceptance via e-mail by 31 May 2012.

Follow the step-by-step instructions on the website, making sure that complete information is included for the presenting and contact authors.

The title of abstract cannot be changed after the deadline.


The online submission system enables authors to revise their abstracts with own ID & Password up to and including the submission deadline of 20 April 2012. After that date, the change must not be accepted. Please review the abstract carefully before submission.

The EcoBalance Poster Award

The EcoBalance Poster Award will be offered to the outstanding posters.
The Award will be decided through preliminary and secondary selections.
In the preliminary selection, the abstracts submitted by 20 April 2012, 18:00 (JST, UTC+9) are peer-reviewed to select nominees for the secondary selection.
The double blind peer review process is adopted for the preliminary selection.
In the secondary selection, the scientific jury will indicate the winning posters among the nominees during the poster sessions at the conference.
The nominees will be announced to the jury only on the day of the conference.
The choice of the jury will depend on scientific excellence of the poster.
The winners will be announced at the EcoBalance 2012 closing session on 23 November, 2012.