International Life Cycle Assessment and Management 2007
Portland, Oregon - October 2 to 4
'from measurement to investment'

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Instructions for authors

We are accepting abstracts for oral presentation and also abstracts for LCI unit process posters (our second annual contest).


  • You must submit your regular presentation and poster abstracts by May 18th


Criteria for LCI Unit Process poster contest

  • Submitters must be afilliated with an educational institution (students preferred).
  • Posters of unit processeses must conform to the requirements of the US LCI database, as described at
  • Posters should be no more than 90 x 120 cm.
  • The poster header should include the title of the unit process, the authors and the institutional affiliation.
  • Posters should be brought to the conference: they will not be returned unless prior arrangements are made.
  • There is no limit on the number of unit processes an institute can submit as a poster.
  • Rules about timelines, copyright and attendance are the same for posters as for oral presentations.



  • Follow the instruction on the website
  • Your abstract should not exceed 350 words
  • Do not use special formatting, e.g. italics or bullets: it will be stripped away by the program
  • Mark references in the text using this format: (number), e.g. (1)
  • You must identify the presenting author
  • A corresponding author may be identified. If no corresponding author is identified, then we will send all notices to the first author on the abstract
  • Once accepted, the copyright for your abstract and PowerPoint presentation become the property of IERE, the publisher.