Plate 2019 Conference

Mittwoch, 18. bis Freitag, 20. September 2019 | Berlin

Welcome to PLATE (Product Lifetimes and the Environment), the 3rd international conference to address product lifetimes in the context of sustainability. The conference is organised by Fraunhofer IZM in cooperation with Technische Universität Berlin.

Where? Dahlem Cube Seminaris Hotel, Takustraße 39, 14195 Berlin

Topics to be covered:

  1. Product lifetimes and product design
  2. Circular Economy and circularity in business
  3. Sustainable production and consumption
  4. Sharing economy and collaborative consumption
  5. Repair, DIY and maker communities
  6. Policy, regulation and legislation for product longevity
  7. Premature obsolescence and product lifetime optimisation
  8. Obsolescence 4.0 – Digitalisation and product lifetimes


More information about the conference may be found here.