Presentations

2017

Chandrakumar, C., & McLaren, S.J. (2017). An absolute sustainibility assessment method for setting impact reduction targets for the New Zealand agrifood sector. Oral presentation at Oral Presentation for IELab / ALCAS Conference, Queensland, 26-28 November 2017.

Chandrakumar, C. & McLaren, S.J. (2017). An absolute sustainability assessment method for estimating environmental impact reduction targets: A case study of the New Zealand agricultural sector. Oral presentation for EIANZ Annual Conference, Te Papa, Wellington, 29 October - 01 November 2017.

Ghose, A., McLaren, S.J., & Dowdell, D. (2017). Achieving New Zealand’s Target 2050 with energy efficient buildings, Oral Presentation for IELab / ALCAS Conference, Queensland, 26-28 November 2017.

Ghose, A., McLaren, S.J., & Dowdell, D. (2017). Do energy efficient buildings help cut emissions?, Oral Presentation for Global Climate Change Week- Massey University, Palmerston North, October  2017.

Mohan, R., Prichard, C., McLaren, S. (2017). The use of LCA to determine the environmental performance of the sheep dairy sector. Oral Presentation for Global Climate Change Week- Massey University, Palmerston North, October  2017.

Garnett, A., Singh, R., McLaren, S., & Dowdell, D. (2017). Assessing water footprint and associated water scarcity indicators: a case study of concrete manufacture. Oral presentation on Thursday 21 September 2017 at 59th Water NZ Conference and Expo, Hamilton, 20-22 September 2017.

Chandrakumar, C., & McLaren, S.J. (2017). Operationalization of Sustainable Development Goals Using a Planetary Boundaries-Based Life-Cycle Assessment Framework. Oral presentation on 6th September 2017 at 8th International Conference on Life Cycle Management, European Convention Centre, Luxembourg, 3-6 September 2017.

Chandrakumar, C., McLaren, S.J., Jayamaha, N., & Childerhouse, P. (2017). “Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals Based On a Planetary Boundaries-Based Life Cycle Assessment.” Oral presentation at Student Seminar on Life Cycle Management and Industrial Ecology, 30 March 2017, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand. Abstract and slides available at: http://lcm.org.nz/lcam-industrial-ecology-student-symposium-2017 

Ghose, A., Pizzol, M., & McLaren, S.J. (2017).Implications of resource management for building refurbishments in New Zealand. Ghose, Agneta, Oral presentation at: Student Seminar on Life Cycle Management and Industrial Ecology, 30 March 2017, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand.

Mohan, R., Prichard, C (2017) LCA and the sheep dairy industry. Oral Presentation for the Sheep Milk New Zealand Conference 2017 - Palmerston North, New Zealand, March 2017.

McLaren, S.J., Clothier, B. & Singh, R. (2017) Environmental certification: adding value for New Zealand’s primary producers or a waste of time and money? Oral presentation on 7 February 2017 at 30th Annual Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre Workshop on Science and Policy: Nutrient Management and Challenges for the Next Generation, Massey University, Palmerston North, 7-9 February 2017.
 

2016

McLaren, S.J., & Singh, R. (2016). Water footprinting: concept, definitions, methods and applications. Invited presentation at Workshop on Water Footprinting, Massey University, Wellington, Friday 11th November 2016.
 

McLaren, S.J. (2016). Water footprinting in New Zealand. Case study of concrete. Oral presentation at LCANZ Impact Assessment Workshop, Sustainable Business Council, Lumely House, Wellington, 18th August 2016.
 

Pizzirani, S., McLaren, S.J., Forster, M., Seadon, J., & Payn, T. (2016). A participatory life cycle-based sustainability study on using unmanaged land for mānuka oil production on the East Coast of New Zealand. Oral presentation at 10th International Conference on LCA of Food, Dublin, 19-21 October 2016.
 

Chobtang, J., Ledgard, S.F., McLaren, S.J. and Donaghy, D.J. (2016) Life cycle environmental impacts of future dairy farming intensification scenarios: A comparison of intensified systems based on nitrogen fertiliser versus maize silage. Oral presentation on 9 February 2016 at 29th Annual Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre Workshop on Integrated Nutrient and Water Management for Sustainable Farming, Massey University, Palmerston North, 9-11 February 2016.
 

Ledgard, S.F., Chobtang, J., Falconer, S.J. and McLaren, S. (2016). Life cycle assessment of dairy production systems in New Zealand. Oral presentation on 9 February 2016 at 29th Annual Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre Workshop on Integrated Nutrient and Water Management for Sustainable Farming, Massey University, Palmerston North, 9-11 February 2016.

 

2014

Anaya de la Rosa, R., McLaren, S., Jones, J.R., & Sims, R.E. (2014). Interpreting LCA studies to support biomass policy for climate-change mitigation in New Zealand. Presentation at 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

Chobtang, J., Zonderland-Thomassen, M., Ledgard, S., McLaren, S., Brandao, M. &Donaghy, D. (2014). Environmental trade-offs of dairy-farming intensification in New Zealand: case study in the Waikato. Presentation at 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

Garnevska, E. & McLaren, S.J. (2014) Environmental Sustainability Initiatives and Drivers in the New Zealand Wine Industry. Presentation on 16 June 2014 at IFAMA's 24th Annual World Symposium, June 16-17, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Hiroki, S., E. Garnevska and S.J. McLaren (2014). Local Food In New Zealand: Myth Or Reality? Presentation at IFAMA's 24th Annual World Symposium, June 16-17, 2014, (Monday and Tuesday), in Cape Town, South Africa.

Hiroki, S., McLaren, S., & Garnevska, E. (2014). What is “local”? Consumer perceptions of local food in New Zealand. Presentation at 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

McLaren, S.J. (2014). Methods in water footprinting: the LCA-based approach. Oral presentation at Water Footprinting: Methods, Principles and Guidelines” Workshop,  James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, 1st September 2014.

McLaren, S.J. (2014). Update on ISO 14046 Standard: Water footprint – Principles, requirements and guidelines. Oral presentation at “Water Footprinting: Methods, Principles and Guidelines” Workshop,  James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, 1st September 2014.

McLaren, S.J. (2014). Life Cycle Management: A New Way of Doing Business. Invited keynote speaker at Eco-Efficiency Symposium, 29th International Horticultural Congress, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, 22 August 2014.

McLaren, S.J. 2014. Life Cycle Management: Environmental Management for the 21st Century. Invited presentation at AgCarm Summer Conference, Auckland 26 February 2014, Villa Maria Estate, Auckland.

McLaren, S.J. and E. Garnevska (2014). Why Practice Life Cycle Management? Case Study of the New Zealand Wine Industry. Oral presentation at LCA Foods 2014, San Francisco, 6-10 October 2014.

McLaren, S., & Garnevska, E. (2014). Environmental Life Cycle Management in the NZ wine industry. Presentation at 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

Perie, E., Clothier, B., & McLaren, S. (2014). Reducing uncertainty in assessment of soil-carbon for use in LCA and carbon footprinting studies. Presentation at 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

Sterzik, H., McLaren, S., Garnevska, E. and Hume, A. (2014). Implementation of LCM in NZ primary industries using a sector-based approach. Presentation at 3rd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Comfort/Quality Hotel, Wellington, 2-3 September 2014.

2013

Garnevska, E. and S.J. McLaren. 2013. Business Culture and Environmental Sustainability: Case Study of New Zealand Wine Industry. Presentation at “Sustainability Rhetoric: Facts and Fiction,” Sustainability Conference 2013, Massey University, Auckland, 13-15 November 2013.

Garnevska, E., S.J. McLaren and S. Hiroki. 2013. Yealands Wine Group Estate: Balancing Business and Sustainability. Harvard Style Teaching Case presentation at ”International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) 23rd Annual World Forum and Symposium “The Road to 2050: The Talent Factor,” Atlanta, 16-20 June 2013.

Herath, I., Clothier, B., Green, S., Horne, D. and Singh, R. & van den Dijssel, C. 2013. Is the grey-water footprint helpful for understanding the impact of primary production on water quality? In: Accurate and efficient use of nutrients on farms. (Eds L.D. Currie and C L. Christensen). http://flrc.massey.ac.nz/publications.html. Occasional Report No. 26. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

McLaren, S.J. 2013. Challenges in developing an international standard for water footprinting. Presentation at “Sustainability Rhetoric: Facts and Fiction,” Sustainability Conference 2013, Massey University, Auckland, 13-15 November 2013.

McLaren, S.J. 2013. Challenges In Applying the Life Cycle Management Concept In Practice. Invited seminar at CIRAIG, Ecole Polytechnique of Montréal, Montreal, 4 September 2013.

McLaren, S.J. 2013. The New Zealand Life Cycle Management Centre. Invited presentation at AgriFood Business Leaders’ Forum, Massey University, Palmerston North, 6 November 2013.

Périé, E., Clothier, B., Deurer, M., Green, S., Müller, K., Gentile, R. & McLaren, S. (2013). Soil carbon, Life Cycle Assessment and the New Zealand apple.  Presentation on 13th February 2013, Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre workshop on “Accurate and efficient use of nutrients on farms”, L.D. Currie and C L. Christensen (eds.), Occasional Report No. 26. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 

Perie, E., Clothier, B. & McLaren, S.J. 2013. "Carbon sequestration in apple orchards and carbon footprint". Presentation by Edouard Perie on 8th August 2013.  Pipfruit NZ Annual Conference.  Riverbend Centre, Havelock North. Slides.

Perie, E., Clothier, B. & McLaren, S.J. 2013.  "Changes in soil carbon stocks under apple trees: a twelve year chrono-sequences - ish". Presentation by Edouard Perie at NZ Soil Science Society - Soil Rumbustification Mini-Conference.  Massey University, Palmerston North, 6 September 2013. Slides

Pizzirani, S. 2013. Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Māori Forestry Value Chain. Presentation at the 7th International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE), The University of Ulsan, South Korea, 25-28 June 2013.

Pizzirani, S. 2013. "Life cycle sustainabiliyt assessment to analyse alternative forestry value chains with Maori land owners." Presentation at Industrial Ecology: Strategy for Green Economy - International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference.  University of Ulsan, Korea. 25-28 June 2013.

Seadon, J.K. 2013. Affordable housingRangitira Ropu, Rotorua, New Zealand. 28 February 2013.

2012

Anaya de la Rosa, R.(2012). The carbon footprint of biochar systems: a relative contribution to climate-change mitigation. Presentation at 1st New Zealand Student Symposium on Life Cycle Management, Massey University. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Anaya de la Rosa, R., McLaren, S.J., Jones, J. And Sims, R. 2012. “Use of Life Cycle Assessment to inform policymaking for biochar in New Zealand”. Presentation at 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 28-29 March 2012. [Presentation by Ruy Anaya de la Rosa]

Clothier, B.E. Keynote speaker, 7th International Symposium on the Irrigation of Horticultural Crops, “Minimising the Water Footprint of Fruit for Multiple Benefits”, Geisenheim, Germany, 16-20 July 2012.

Clothier, B.E. Invited speaker, 2nd International Symposium on Hydropedology, “Measuring and modelling the water footprint of agricultural products”, Leipzig, Germany, 23-27 July 2012.

Clothier, B.E. Invited keynote speaker, XI Simposio Hispano-Portugués de Relaciones Hidricas en las Plantas, “Measuring and modelling the water footprint of fruit production: Ecoverification & adapting to climate change”, Sevilla, Spain, 17-20 September 2012.

Clothier, B.E., Keynote Speaker, Irrigation Australia Ltd, Annual Conference, Griffith, NSW, Reducing the water footprint of irrigated agriculture. Presented 28th May, 2013.

Clothier, B.E., Herath, I., & Green, S. 2013. The water footprint of Primary Production-treading lightly? Land Treatment Conference. 11 April 2013. Blenheim, New Zealand.

Clothier, B.E., Deurer, M.,  Green, S.R., Herath, I., and Mowat, A. 2012. "The water footprint of New Zealand’s fruit: A hydrological approach". Proceedings of the Workshop “Advanced nutrient management: Gains from the past – Goals for the future”, Fertiliser & Lime Research Centre, Massey University, 7-9 February 2012.

Clothier, B.E. 2012. "Water footprint of NZ’s export apples". Presentation at Pipfruit NZ conference.  Apple & Pear Australia Ltd. Havelock North, New Zealand. 18 June 2012. 

Clothier, B.E. 2012. "Methods in water footprinting: the hydrological approach". Presentation at “Technical Workshop on Water Footprinting: Principles, Methods and Guidelines,” Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 27 March 2012.

Herath, I., Clothier,B., Green, S., Horne, D. and Singh, R. & van den Dijssel, C. 2012. The water footprint of New Zealand wine: Evaluation of different water footprinting protocols. The proceedings of 1st New Zealand Student Symposium on Life Cycle Management. 16 October 2012. Massey University. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Herath, I., Clothier, B.E., Green, S., Horne, D., & Singh, R. 2012. Methodological challenges in agricultural water footprinting: A case study of New Zealand wine. Joint Conference, Soil Science Australia/New Zealand Soil Science Society, Hobart, 2-7 December 2012

Herath, I., Clothier, B.E., Green, S., Horne, D & Singh, R. 2012. "Assessing the grey water footprint: Workshop on Water Footprinting-Principles, Methods & Guidelines". 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Centre Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. 27 March 2012.  

Hume, A. 2012. Applications of life cycle assessment and environmental footprinting. University of Otago, Energy and Industrial Design Centres. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Hume, A. 2012. "Case study – NZ kiwifruit. Presentation at “Technical Workshop on Water Footprinting: Principles, Methods and Guidelines,”. Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 27 March 2012.

Ledgard, S. F., Lorinquer, E., Gac, A., Boyes, M., and Le Gall, A. 2012. "LCA of sheep meat produced in different farm systems in France and New Zealand". Presentation at 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 28-29 March 2012.

Ledgard, S. F., Zonderland-Thomassen, M., Lieffering, M. and McLaren, S. 2012. “Role of life cycle assessment in agriculture for realising market opportunities and enhancing on-farm efficiency.” Invited Review. 25th Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre Nutrient Management Conference, Palmerston North. 7-9 February 2011.

McLaren, S.J. 2012. Life Cycle Assessment – and Energy. Invited talk at University of Otago Workshop, Dunedin, 23 October 2012.

McLaren, S.J. 2012. Life Cycle Management as a Driver of Innovation In New Zealand. Invited presentation to Unilever SEAC Group, Bedford, 26 September 2012.

McLaren, S.J. 2012. Water Footprinting: Can We Agree On What We are Measuring? Invited presentation at University of Surrey, Guildford, 25 September 2012.

McLaren SJ. 2012. Clean Green New Zealand. Invited talk at International Pacific College, Palmerston North, Wednesday 5th September 2012.

McLaren SJ. 2012. Clean Green New Zealand: Does It Have a Foundation In Reality? Invited talk at Palmerston North City Library, Palmerston North, Friday 8th June 2012.  Invited talk at Palmerston North City Library, Palmerston North, Friday 8th June 2012. 

McLaren, S.J. 2012. “Challenges in developing an international standard for water footprinting”. Presentation at 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 28-29 March 2012.

McLaren, S.J. 2012. “Methods in water footprinting: the LCA-based approach.” Presentation at “Technical Workshop on Water Footprinting: Principles, Methods and Guidelines,” Waipuna Hotel, Auckland, 27 March 2012.

McLaren, S.J. (2012). The New LCA Standards for Carbon and Water Footprinting: the Latest Developments. Presentation at 1st New Zealand Student Symposium On Life Cycle Management, Massey University, Palmerston North, 16th October 2012.

McLaren, J., Drysdale, D., Barber, A., McLaren, S.J., Ledgard, S., Nebel, B. And Maslen, D. 2012. “Greenhouse gas, energy, eutrophication and water footprint assessment of the New Zealand merino industry”. Presentation at 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 28-29 March 2012. [Presentation by Jake McLaren]

McLaren, S.J., McDevitt, J.E. and Clothier, B. 2012. “Taking Responsibility for the Environmental Life Cycle Impacts of New Zealand’s Primary Sector Products”. The Inaugural Asia-Pacific Science Policy Studies Research Conference, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, 8-10 February 2012.

Périé, E., Clothier, B.E., Deurer, M., Green, S., Gentile, R., & McLaren, S. 2012. Vertical and lateral variability in an apple orchard: Implications for soil carbon monitoring & carbon footprinting. Joint Conference, Soil Science Australia/New Zealand Soil Science Society, Hobart, 2-7 December 2012.

Périé, E., McLaren, S.J., Clothier, B.E. (2012). Accounting for soil carbon stock changes in LCA: Importance, Issues and Potential Solutions. The proceedings of 1st New Zealand Student Symposium on Life Cycle Management. 16 October 2012. Massey University. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Perie, E., McLaren, S.J. and Clothier, B. 2012. “Soil and biogenic carbon accounting in LCA: potential and challenges”. Presentation at 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 28-29 March 2012. [Presentation by Edouard Perie]

Seadon, J.K. 2012. Systems mapping - Opportunities for improvementResearch Action Workshop, Christchurch, New Zealand. 11 September 2012.

Singh, R. 2012. Methods in water footprinting: the Water Footprinting Network’s approach and Public Sector Applications. Presentation at “Technical Workshop on Water Footprinting: Principles, Methods and Guidelines,” Waipuna Hotel, Auckland. 27 March 2012.

Sterzik, H., McLaren, S.J., Hume, A., Garnevska, E., & McDevitt, J.E. A framework of barriers and enablers to successful LCM update in primary industry sectors. Presentation at 1st New Zealand Student Symposium on Life Cycle Management. 16 October 2012. Massey University. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Zonderland-Thomassen, M. A., Ledgard, S. F. 2012. “Water footprint of NZ dairy farming: a comparison of methods” 2nd New Zealand Life Cycle Assessment Conference, Auckland, New Zealand. 28-29 March 2012.

Zonderland-Thomassen, M.A. & Ledgard, S.F. 2012. Water footprint of NZ dairy farming: a comparison of methods IDF Workshop, Brussels, Belgium. 15 February 2012.

2011 and older

Clothier, B. 2011. "Water & Carbon in Orchards: Managing Two Key Resources for Multiple Benefits”. Presentation at Horticulture Australia Ltd’s National Apple & Pear Technical Program, Adelaide, 4 August, 2011.

Clothier, B. 2010.  “Reducing the water footprint of fruit production”. Invited international speaker, X Simposium Hispano-Portugués de Relaciones Hídricas en las Plantes, Cartagena, Spain, 6-8 October 2010.

Clothier, B. 2010. “Sustainable use of water resources for agriculture and horticulture”. Invited Plenary Speaker,15th Australian Society of Agronomy Conference, Food Security from Sustainable Agriculture , Lincoln, NZ, 15-19 November 2010.

Clothier, B. 2009. “Sustaining Soil Productivity in Response to Climate Change – Science, Policy and Ethics”, Invited speaker, OECD workshop. Madison, Wisconsin, 29 June – 1 July 2009.

Clothier, B. 2009. Invited participant, Advisory Board Meeting, Irrigation Management Online, USDA & Oregon State University, Coupeville, Washington, 18-19 September 2009.

Clothier, B., Green, S., Deurer, M. 2010. "Green, blue and grey waters: Minimising the footprint using soil physics". Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Brisbane, Australia, 1-7 August 2010 (on CD)

Coelho, C. and Hume, A. 2011. "Water footprint and impact assessment of freshwater consumption in the kiwifruit supply chain using LCA: challenges and difficulties". The Australian Life Cycle Assessment Society Conference. Melbourne, Australia, March 2011.

Coelho, C. and McLaren, S.J.  2011. "Re-conceptualising product systems using life cycle assessment".  International Society for Industrial Ecology 2011.  Berkeley, California, USA. 7-10 June 2011.

Herath, I., Clothier, B.E., Green, S., Horne, D. & Singh, R. 2011. "Quantitative Aspects of Water Use in Energy Production: The water footprint of hydropower Harmonize Energy and Water". 6th World Water Forum, Marseille, France, 29-30 September 2011.  

Herath, I., Deurer, M., Horne, D., Singh, R., & Clothier, B. 2011. "The water footprint of hydropower: a vital input for the water footprinting of New Zealand’s agricultural products". Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Doctoral Students’ Symposium.  Massey University Palmerston North, New Zealand. 5 December 2011.

Herath, I., Deurer, M., Clothier, B., Horne, D., & Singh, R. 2011. "Water footprints of agricultural products: indicators of water sustainability". Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10-13 October 2011.

Hume, A. 2011. "CCANZ Board Presentation". Wellington, 2 December 2011.

Hume, A. 2011. "LCM techniques and results of the LCM Programme". Presentation at Surface Coatings Association Annual Conference, at Wairakei Resort, Lake Taupo. 9 July 2011.

Hume, A. 2011. "Implementing Life Cycle Management (LCM)". Food for Thought Programme Event. Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand, April.

Hume, A. 2010. “Greenhouse gas footprinting and blackcurrant production: Project summary”. Presentation at the Annual Blackcurrant Sector, Seminar, Plant & Food, Lincoln, 2 September 2010.

Hume, A. 2010. “LCA and Water footprinting in the Kiwifruit sector”. Presentation at LCM Centre Technical Seminar, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Wellington, 18 August 2010.

Hume, A. 2010. “Greenhouse gas footprinting and Boysenberry production: Project summary”. Presentation at the Annual Boysenberry Sector, Seminar, Plant & Food, Lincoln, 4 August 2010.

Hume, A. 2009. “Carbon footprinting for the Apple Supply Chain: Project Summary”. Presentation at the Annual Pipfruit NZ Conference, Napier, 29-30 June 2009.

Ledgard, S. 2011. "Intelact Conference, presentation rbon footprinting and the contribution of various feed sources", 18 May 2011.

Ledgard, S.F. 2010. “LCA methodology for carbon footprinting and its use for dairy and sheep & beef systems”.  Invited presentation to Uruguay research consortium.  Montevideo, Uruguay; 5 August 2010.

Ledgard, S.F., Lieffering, M., McDevitt, J., Boyes, M., and Kemp, R. 2010. "Carbon footprint of New Zealand lamb". Meat Industry Research Institute of New Zealand Conference, Hamilton, 13 October 2010.

Ledgard, S.F., Boyes, M., and Hutchings, J. 2009. “Use of LCA methodology for greenhouse gas footprinting of NZ dairy farm systems”. 6th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment.  http://www.alcas.com.au/events/conferences

McDevitt J.E., Love, S.R., Palumbo, A. & Sohel, M.I. 2011 “Bio-Ethanol from New Zealand forestry: A comparison of different water footprinting methods”. 7th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, 9-10 March 2011.

McDevitt J.E., Love, S.R., Seadon, J.  2011. "The treatment of land-filled wood waste in greenhouse gas footprints: Problems and perspectives".  7th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, 9-10 March.

McDevitt, J.E., Love, S.R., Seadon, J., Allison, R.W. 2011. "The evaluation of water footprinting methodologies using an indicative tissue paper supply chain". 65th Appita Annual Conference & Exhibition.  Rotorua 13 April 2011.

McDevitt, J.E., Love, S.R., Seadon, J., Sohel, M.I., 2011. "The freshwater footprint of a potential wood to ethanol supply chain in New Zealand: methodological aspects and first results".  Scion – Science symposium: Next generation Liquid biofuels and co-products, Rotorua, 1 October 2011.

McDevitt, J.E., & Mila i Canals, L. 2009. “Life cycle assessment for the ecodesign of UK porridge oat varieties”. Paper presented at the 6th Australian conference on Life cycle assessment: Sustainability tools for a new climate.

McDevitt, J.E., 2011. "LCA, EcoDesign and Sustainability metrics". Lecture at Massey University School of Industrial Design Wellington

McDevitt, J.E. 2010. "Water footprinting". APPITA NZ section one day conference.  People, Production and Profitability.  Rotorua, 12 November 2010. 

McDevitt, J.E. 2010. "Life cycle assessment in New Zealand". Canada-Europe-Australia-New Zealand Workshop on Biotechnologies for Bio-refineries and Bio-based Materials in the context of knowledge based bio-economy.  Saskatoon, 5-7 October 2010.   

McLaren, S.J. and Mowat, A. 2011. “Kiwifruit and Bananas: Can We Make Valid Carbon Footprint Comparisons?”. 7th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, 9-10 March 2011.

McLaren, S.J. 2011. “Positioning New Zealand companies for competititve advantage using Life Cycle Management”. Invited dinner speaker at Future Forests Research conference, Wellington. 16-17 August 2011.

McLaren, S.J. 2010. “Carbon Management for the Primary Agricultural Sector In New Zealand". Presentation at LCANZ Networking Event, URS Wellington, 30 November 2010.

McLaren, S.J. 2010. “Carbon Management for the Primary Agricultural Sector In New Zealand: Case Studies for the Pipfruit and Kiwifruit Industries". Plenary Paper for International Conference on LCA for the Agri-Food Sector, Bari, Italy, 22-24 September 2010.

McLaren, S.J. 2010. “Life Cycle Management and the New Zealand Life Cycle Management Centre”. Presentation to the New Zealand Ambassador for Climate Change, MAF, Wellington, 18 May 2010.

McLaren, S.J. 2010. “Life Cycle Management in New Zealand”. Invited seminar at Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, Guildford, 14th January 2010.

McLaren, S.J. 2009. “NZ Greenhouse Gas Footprinting Strategy – Decarbonising New Zealand Food Products”. Presentation at Climate Smart Food Conference, Lund, Sweden, 23-24 November 2009.

McLaren, S.J. 2009. “A New Zealand Perspective on Life Cycle Management”. Presentation at Stage 6 meeting of CPM (Centre for Environmental Assessment of Product and Material Systems), Chalmers University, Goteborg, 17 November 2009.

McLaren, S.J. 2009. “Role of LCA in Delivering Competitive Advantage to New Zealand Companies.” Presentation at Inaugural Workshop of New Zealand Life Cycle Management Centre , “The Role and Importance of LCM in Land-Based Industries,” Massey University, Palmerston North, 25-26 August 2009.

Nebel, B. and McLaren, S. J. 2011. “NZ LCI – Progress and Future Developments". Plenary Presentation at 7th Australian Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, Melbourne, 9-10 March 2011.

Seadon, J. 2011. "Distinctiveness of the New Zealand Construction Sector".  A talk delivered to the Construction Productivity partnership, Meridian Centre, Wellington, New Zealand. 23 November 2011.

Seadon, J.K, Moore, M. & McDevitt, J.E. 2010. “Social Life Cycle Assessment for Housing in the New Zealand Context”. Presentation at the Australasian Housing Researchers’ Conference, Auckland,  17-19 November 2010.

Seadon, J.K. 2010. “Life Cycle Management – Science Meets Society”. Presentation at the WasteMINZ: Waste Management Institute of New Zealand Annual Conference. Sky City, Auckland, 13–15 October 2010.

Seadon, J.K. 2010. “The Waste Minimisation Act and Beyond”. Invited Speaker at the APPITA Technical Meeting, Rotorua, 3 March 2010.