• Conference Topic
The purpose of EcoDesign 2013 is to bring together worldwide professionals interested in advancing the state of the art in EcoDesign for exchanging knowledge that encompasses a broad range of disciplines among various distinct communities.
Paper Submission should be made through the submission link in EcoDesign 2013 official website   http://www.ecodesign.or.kr/ecodesign2013.
Global Issues in EcoDesign
e.g., Region- and country-specific issues, Transnational end-of-life product flow, Informal recycling in developing countries, Global reverse logistics, Resource depletion problem
Social Perspectives in EcoDesign
e.g., Sustainable society vision and scenario, Environmental ethics, Eco life style, Environmental education, Human aspects in environmental management, Social impact of emerging technologies, Green innovation strategy, CSR
Economics of EcoDesign
e.g., Environmental economics, Material flow cost accounting, Economic impacts of environmental regulations, Input-Output analysis, Green partnership, Green SCM, Emissions trading
Ecodesign Policy and Regulations
e.g., Ecodesign policy principles and application (Extended producer responsibilities, Ecodesign related policy instruments, Ecodesign standard, Product related environmental legislations, Regulation compliance technology
EcoDesign of Products and Life cycles
e.g., Development of environmentally conscious products, Life cycle design, Evaluation and case study of EcoDesign, End-of-life strategy, Emerging packaging technology for Ecodesign
Energy Management and New Energy Technologies
e.g., Photovoltaic technology, Advanced storage battery technology, Energy efficient vehicles, Renewable energy
Rare Metal Issue & 3R Technologies
e.g., Recycling and disassembly, Remanufacturing technologies, Maintenance engineering, Packaging and material technologies for reducing environmental load, USN(RFID etc) systems, Urban mining
Sustainable Manufacturing
e.g., Cleaner production systems, Industrial ecology, Environmentally friendly microfabrication processes, Life cycle management, Closed-loop supply chain management, Reverse logistics
Sustainable Consumption
e.g., Social acceptance of green products and services, Environmental consumer behavior, Green marketing
Sustainable Social Infrastructure Systems
e.g., Smart city, Green city, Green building, Green ICT, Energy saving data center, Smart grid, Sensor-network for environmental monitoring system, Intelligent transportation systems,
Business Innovation
e.g., Green business design, green servicizing and convergence, Product service system (PSS), Service engineering, Green business diagnosis and forecast, Economic/environmental feasibility study, Eco-efficiency statistics
e.g., Uni-materials case study, Uni-material assessment, Uni-material standardization, Uni-material insdustry network
Appropriate Technologies
e.g., Access to energy/clean water, Dissemination strategies of Appropriate Technology, Self-building products/technology (D.I.Y. solutions), Renewable materials and traditional knowledge, Low-cost solutions, Food supply chain, Local production and livelihood, Housing solutions
Water issues
e. g., Water treatment, Water footprint
Life cycle assessment (LCA)
e.g. LCA methodologies, Product carbon footprint, Environmental product declaration (EPD), Eco-label In addition, organized sessions are organized for special themes.
Asian collabolationin EcoDesign, Resilient design, Biodiversity, Corporate Environmental Management, Eco-products in Korea
Combined heat & power system and exergy design