Brightcon 2022 started a new part of the conference: the brightcon awards.
With the help of our Sponsors, Brightcon 2022 had 4 awards. 2 awards for
individual contribution and 2 for team contribution.
We wish to our Palladium Sponsors for making this possible. The award
winners were presented by our Palladium Sponsors, at the end of the
Team contribution Awards
for their contribution to brightway.
Mark van der Meide
was present during the conference receiveing the award from the hands of
, on behalf of the whole team.
was there via zoom. AB serves a lot beginners giving them the possiblity
to do things with brightway quickly, with a friendly user interface.
CircularTree works with blockchain based solutions. They solutions they
propose include means to deal with the issues associated to producing
environmental footprinting: the need for data primary data and gaps in
for their contribution to open sustainability. The NTNU Industrial ecology
digital laboratory has been consistently publishing high quality software
and data that are very valuable in the open sustainability ecosystem.
presented the award to
on behalf of the NTNU Industrial Ecology Digital Laboratory. The award
recognizes the work done to regularly update, with a consisten format the
open database EXIOBASE
. The mission
of ecoinvent is to publish high quality data, as transparent and reliable
as possible for sustainability assessment. They are interested to follow
the development in the open source community around LCA because open
source makes it easy for people to use the ecoinvent data in their
assessments. This is why they are sponsoring Brightcon.
Individual contribution Awards
for his contribution to open sustainability.
involved not only in
but in different packages of the brightway ecosystem, regularly producing
new features and helping patching bugs. The award was presented by
from Sanofi, a pharmaceutical company with a huge portfolio of products.
The Sanofi team present in the conference included a Scrum Master, a Tech
lead, a Product Owner, and an LCA manager and LCA expert. Sanofi is
engaged with the COP 21 challenges, and wishes to ecodesign their products
in the short and mid-term (2025, 2030). For this, they are building an
"Ecodesign Digital Intelligence" tool that they would like to present in
future editions of Brightcon.
for his contribution to Brightway. Benjamin has been active writing issue
discriptions, helping to provide solutions for issues, and participating
in past Brightcon editions both in the conference and hackathons. Benjamin
received the award from the hands of
. Rte is an energy operator in France, hence key player in transition
scenarios. They started using Brightway in their LCA work to go from a
"product" to a prospective "system" approach. With Brightway, they
"Futurs énérgetiques 2050"
report with 6 scenarios regarding the evolution of the French electricity
supply, as well as their interconnections with the European grid. Rte is
ready to propose specific sessions for next Brightcon editions, as well as
to support the Brightway community.