Over the past years, openLCA has been developed extensively as a stand-alone tool as well as a solution for other sustainability tools and add-ons. Other surrounding tools, like the LCA Collaboration Server, have not only helped collaboration between LCA practitioners, but have also allowed for the work and publication of databases such as the LCA Commons by the USDA. Thanks to its low acquisition barrier and available resources, people across the world have had access to use openLCA for LCA studies, projects and research.

With openLCA.conf, it is our goal to bring together these various faces of openLCA. In addition, by attaching our specialised trainings with the conference days, participants can opt to go one level further into their openLCA expertise.


About openLCA.conf 2024

Hosted between April 15-16th in the vibrancy of Berlin, openLCA.conf ’24 marked the creation of a platform that brings openLCA users together. We had the pleasure of facilitating the deep exchange of insights and ideas through sessions spanning the ecosystem of openLCA, data, LCA across industries, case studies and more in the form of keynotes, panel discussions and presentations.

The conference demonstrated the tool’s wide applications, use cases, allowed for insights from us as the creators and enabled discussions to further propel the LCA space for meaningful impact. It was especially fulfilling to witness and engage in focussed interactions within the community. We hope to keep evolving this platform every year and enable more learnings, discussions and outcomes. Stay on the lookout for openLCA.conf 2025!

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Accepted Abstracts


The full list of abstracts presented by authors at openLCA.conf can be found here.

The same is also published under DOI 10.5281/zenodo.11103649

Specialised Trainings

Onsite trainings were hosted at GreenDelta following the conference for those interested in further discovery on topics below:

Advanced Topics | Social LCA | Python & openLCA | EPD Trainings



Hotel Rossi was chosen to host our conference in April 2024. The location created an intimate and inclusive environment and was very easy to reach, being at a walking distance from Berlin’s central train station: Lehrter Straße 66, 10557 Berlin

Hotel Rossi is an inclusive hotel where staff with and without disabilities work together as equals to ensure you have a pleasant stay. The hotel is also an initiative of SOS Children’s Village and is located in the Embassy for Children.

Thorough use of their spacious and comfortable facilities was made for the purpose of networking and knowledge-sharing activities.

Stay Connected

For regular updates, announcements and useful information you can connect to our social channels and stay up to date!

Use the #openlca_conf hashtag on social media for posts or tracking.


Registrations for openLCA.conf will continue to be enabled through openLCA Nexus,

information on openLCA.conf 2025 coming soon!

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