»think 2020« Symposium
March 24 – 26 • Stuttgart, Germany

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Software Trainings & Workshops - March 24

Expand your skills and knowledge during our GaBi & SoFi software training sessions on March 24. We will also be offering a Workshop on recycable and sustainable packaging.

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Workshop: Recycable and Sustainable Packaging - How to be Compliant with Law and Beat Climate Change

Where:

  • Maritim Hotel Stuttgart, Seidenstraße 34, 70174 Stuttgart - Room Köln

 

Cost:

  • Regular 650€
  • Student 325€

 

Speaker:

  • Julian Thielen, Project Manager, Interseroh 
  • Flora D’Souza, Senior Consultant, Sphera
  • Sophie Kieselbach, Senior Consultant, Sphera

 

Agenda:

Discover the key indicators for sustainable packaging—what to look for and what to pay attention.
Learn to evaluate your packaging with our experts.

Time
Session
8:30 - 9:00am Check-in and Coffee
9:00 - 9:15am Welcome and Introduction
9:15 - 11:00am


Part I: What does sustainable packaging mean?
Part II Sorting and recycling technologies: How can packaging be designed to support recyclability?

11:00 - 11:15am Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00pm Part III Design Considerations for Recyclability
Part IV Design Considerations for Sustainability
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 - 3:30pm Packaging Picnic: Bring your own packaging and discuss in groups what is already good and what could be improved. Use our GaBi Packaging CalculatoR+ for additional information to add to the discussion.
3:30 - 4:00pm Interpretation and Conclusion: Discuss the results of the group work and summarize take home messages.
4:00 - 4:30pm Networking and Coffee

 


 

GaBi Jump Start Training

Where:

  • thinkstep GmbH, Hauptstraße 111-113, 70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen

Cost:

  • 650€ (455€ for universities)


Agenda:

Take your first steps with GaBi. New users receive hands-on training to create their first LCAs: set up models, analyse the results, use parameters.

Time
Session
9:00 - 9:30am Check-in and Coffee
9:30 - 11:00am Working with GaBi Objects & Functionalities
11:00 - 11:15am Coffee Break
11:15 - 12:00am Building your first Gate-to-Gate Model and Calculate Results
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 - 3:30pm Using Parameters and Creating a Cradle-to-Gate Model
3:30 - 3:45pm Coffee Break
3:45 - 5:30pm Calculating results and Building own Parameters

 


SoFi Software Trainings

Where:

  • Parkhotel, Filderbahnstraße 2, 70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen

 

Cost:

  • SoFi Clients: free
  • Non-Clients: 650€

 

SoFi Basic User Training

This training is designed for clients who have licensed the SoFi software, but have little to no experience with the software (e.g. new in their role). During the training you will work with the software.

A series of use cases will be presented by SoFi implementation experts who will show attendees how to best apply SoFi administration functionality within their daily business. To broaden the horizon, we will also cover data analysis as well as sharing of analytics and dashboards with your user community.

Please bring your laptop to the training.

Agenda:

Time
Session
9:00 - 9:30am Check-in and Coffee
9:30 - 10:30am Welcome and Introduction to SoFi, Login and Basic Navigation
10:30 - 11:00am SoFi Basic Structure
11:00 - 11:30am Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30am Data Collection and Validation
12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 - 2:00pm Extending the structure
2:00 - 3:30pm Reporting & Dashboards
3:30 - 4:00pm

Coffee Break

4:00 - 5:00pm "Additional features and modules, Q&A Closing Session"


 

SoFi Advanced User Training

This training aims at the more experienced SoFi administrators who wish to take advantage of SoFi‘s advanced functionalities. A series of use cases will be presented by thinkstep's SoFi implementation experts who will show attendees how to expand the use of SoFi to meet more advanced sustainability data analysis and reporting needs.

Please bring your laptop to the training.

Agenda:

Time
Session
9:00 - 9:30am Check-in and Coffee
9:30 - 10:00am Welcome and Introduction
10:00 - 11:00am Introduction to Scenarios and setup of groups
11:00 - 11:30am Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:30am Group work – different scenarios
12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:30pm Group work – different scenarios
3:30 - 4:00pm Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:00pm "Review and discussion of burning issues Closing Session"

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thinkstep GmbH
Hauptstraße 111-113
70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Germany
T: +49-711 341 817-0
F: +49-711 341 817-25
E: info-germany(at)sphera.com
W: www.thinkstep.com