Presentations

Presentations and Participation

  • Participation: Industrial Ecology: Innovations for a Post-carbon Society. International Workshop in Paris and Worldwide via Webcast. 28 Nov 2015.

  • Participation: Workshop: Creating Sustainable Added-value through Life Cycle Thinking. 24 Nov 2015.

  • Conference paper: Chakraborty, L. B., Rani, U., Shenoy, M., Sahakian, M., Erkman, S. (Un)sustainable food consumption among the middle classes in Metro Manila: from local consumption to global impacts. Oral presentation by Chakraborty, L. Taking Stock of Industrial Ecology – ISIE Conference 2015, Surrey, U.K. 7-10 Jul 2015.

  • Participation: 12th Industrial Symbiosis Research Symposium (ISRS), at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 5-6 Jul 2015.

  • Conference paper: Sahakian, M., Leray, L., Shenoy, M., Burger Chakraborty, L., Ganguly, S., Erkman, S. (Un)sustainable food consumption dynamics in Bangalore: combining MFA and social practices. Poster presentation by Sahakian, M. and Shenoy, M. Gordon Research Conference on Industrial Ecology, at Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort in Lucca (Barga) Italy. 1-6 Jun 2014.

  • Participation: Capacity building workshop on systems thinking and adaptive governance, organized by The Energy Resources Institute (TERI), with support from Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), Bangalore. 24-25 Apr 2014.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial ecology’ at The Valley School, Bangalore. 27 Dec 2013.

  • Participation: Book review – Games People Play by Eric Berne. The book discusses the concepts of Transactional analysis – A model for understanding human behaviour and communication. Session conducted by Navgati, at Aashirwaad, Bangalrore. 27 June 2013.

  • Participation: Acara-IIHS summer institute-social venture design program: Pitch day, at Indian Institute of Human Settlements (IIHS), Bangalore. 22 Jun 2013.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial symbiosis in an industrial park near Mysore, India’ at The Energy Research Institute (TERI), Bangalore. 28 Feb 2013.

  • Presentation: ‘Emerging risks for businesses: Securing resources for the future’. Conference on ‘Risk, competitiveness and sustainability’, organized by Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; University of Sussex, UK and supported by the UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) & Infosys Technologies, at Infosys Technologies, Bangalore. 27 Feb 2012.


  • Presentation: ‘Industrial waste exchange: Bridging the gap’. Annual conference on environment and sustainability – “Sustainability: From strategy to growth”, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), at Hotel Chancery Pavilion, Bangalore. 6 Feb 2012.


  • Presentation: ‘Industrial symbiosis: Industrial waste exchange’. General body meeting of the Peenya Industrial Area Association, at Peenya Industrial Association, Bangalore. 10 Dec 2011.

  • Participation: Judge for Acara Challenge, University of Minnesota, USA. Acara’s mission is to develop practical business solutions that address global societal and environmental challenges. 11 Nov 2011.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial waste recycling strategies for Jigani and Bommasandra industrial area Bangalore’, at Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Bangalore. 28 Oct 2011.

  • Presentation: ‘Compiling Life Cycle Inventories in India’, at meeting with State Secretary for Economic Affairs, Switzerland, at CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Center, Hyderabad. 23 Sep 2011.

  • Conference paper: Wernet, G., Stucki, M., Shenoy, M. & Muthusezhiyan, N. Establishing a data framework for Life Cycle Management (LCM) in India’. Oral presentation by Wernet, G. Conference on Life Cycle Management (LCM 2011) – Towards Life Cycle Sustainability Management, at the Dahlem Cube, Berlin, Germany. 28-30 Aug 2011. 

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial ecology and Resource Optimization Initiative (ROI)’. Bangalore summer school for undergraduate students from Centre for area and cultural studies, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, at National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore. 26 Aug 2011.

  • Participation: Conference on waste water management, organized by Aqua aerobic systems inc. and Crystal industries, at Hotel Windsor Manor, Bangalore. 19 Jul 2011.

  • Participation: First workshop on ‘Current and future priority research areas in India’, organized by swissnex India and Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), India, at Movenpick Hotel, Bangalore. 15 Jul 2011.

  • Conference paper: Müller, L., Schneider, M., Shenoy, M. & Erkman, S. Expanding Material Flow Analysis (MFA) data into Life Cycle Inventories (LCI): Cases from the silk and cotton textile industry, pig iron industry and paper industry in India. Oral presentation by Shenoy, M. 6th International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference: Science, Systems and Sustainability, at University of Berkeley, USA. 7-10 Jun 2011.

  • Conference paper: Lokanath, S., Kumari, R., & Shenoy, M. Applying material flow analysis (MFA) to improve energy efficiency, water recycling and provide a life cycle inventory of the silk reeling sector in south India. Oral presentation by Shenoy, M. 6th International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference: Science, Systems and Sustainability, at University of Berkeley, USA. 7-10 Jun 2011.

  • Conference paper: Leray, L. Jain, G., Shenoy, M. & Erkman, S. Using Material Flow Analysis (MFA) to assess the potential for recycling Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) in Bangalore: Strategies for its economical recycling. Oral presentation by Shenoy, M. 6th International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference: Science, Systems and Sustainability, at University of Berkeley, USA. 7-10 Jun 2011.

  • Conference paper: Baka, J., Jain, G. & Shenoy, M. Potential changes in biomass flows due to India’s biodiesel policy: A comparative Material Flow Analysis (MFA) of the Jatropha curcas and Prosopis juliflora economies in Tamil Nadu, India. Poster presented by Baka, J. Won the First prize in the Student Poster Competition at the 6th International Society for Industrial Ecology Conference: Science, Systems and Sustainability, at University of Berkeley, USA. 7-10 Jun 2011.

  • Participation: 8th Industrial Symbiosis Research Symposium (ISRS), San Francisco, USA. 5-6 Jun 2011.

  • Presentation: ‘Gurgaon water security: Guidelines for ensuring water security’. GIREM – Gurgaon Event at Epicenter, Gurgaon. 20 May 2011.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial ecology methods for business responsibility initiatives in clusters’. Workshop on “Integrating responsible business in MSMEs in clusters: The need and methodology”, organized by Foundation for MSME Clusters, at Scope Complex, New Delhi. 19 May 2011.

  • Participation: Workshop on recycling plastic packaging waste, organized by Simply sustain, Hindustan Unilever and the Solid Waste Management Round Table, Bengaluru, at Century Club, Bangalore. 18 Mar 2011.

  • Participation: Conference on urban ecology ‘managing our environment’, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bangalore. 16 Mar 2011.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial Ecology’. Workshop on ‘Environment Management System (EMS)’, organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), at Makino India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore. 20-21 Dec 2010.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial ecology: Analogies between natural ecosystems and industrial ecosystems’. Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. 12 Nov 2010.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial ecology: Strategies for sustainable societies’. Enzen Global, Bangalore. 9 Nov 2010.

  • Participation: Workshop on ‘Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)’. Conducted by CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Center, Hyderabad, India and Ecoinvent, Switzerland at CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Center, Hyderabad. 29 Sep – 1 Oct 2010.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial Ecology and Resource Optimization Initiative (ROI)’. Bangalore Summer School for undergraduate students from Centre for Area and Cultural Studies, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, at Center for Electronic Design and Technology (CEDT), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. 19 Aug 2010.

  • Conference paper: Shenoy, M., Kumari, R., Lokanath, S. Challenges for improving energy efficiency, water recycling and reducing carbon di-oxide emissions for cottage-scale industries in southern India. Oral presentation by Shenoy, M. Summer Symposium on Sustainable Systems (4S), conducted by Alto University, Finland at Sannäs, Finland. 14-17 Jun 2010.

  • Presentation: ‘Industrial ecology approaches to optimize resources in the silk reeling sector’. Meeting of silk reelers, Central Silk Technology Research Institute (CSTRI) officers and Karnataka State Department of Sericulture at Karnataka State Department of Sericulture office, Sidlaghatta, Karnataka. 15 May 2010.

  • Presentation: ‘Building eco-industrial networks in Nanjangud’. Awareness-building workshop on “Industrial Ecology and Eco-Industrial Networking”, organized by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, Mysore, for National Pollution Prevention Day, at Regional Museum of Natural History Auditorium, Mysore. 3 Dec 2009.

  • Presentation: ‘New approach for best environmental management practices for rice mills’. Workshop on “Best environmental management practices in rice mills” organized by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), at KSPCB head office, Bangalore. 24 Oct 2009.

  • Conference paper: Bain, A., Ashton, W. & Shenoy, M. Resource reuse and recycling in an Indian industrial network: efficiency and flexibility considerations. Oral presentation by Shenoy, M. International conference on infrastructure systems, organized by CSTEP, Next gen labs and IEEE, at SSN Engineering College, Chennai. 9-11 Dec 2009.

  • Participation: 4th Sustainability Summit: Asia 2009 ‘Winning strategies for a sustainable world’, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development, at India Habitat Center, New Delhi. 25-26 Nov 2009.

  • Participation: Modeling simulation and gaming workshop, conducted by Center for Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), India in collaboration with Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, in Bangalore, Bangalore. 3-4 Jul 2009.

  • Participation: 6th Industrial Symbiosis Research Symposium on ‘Industrial symbiosis: Contributing to CO2 reduction and sustainability’, organized by the Industrial Symbiosis Institute, Kalundborg, Denmark. 18-20 Jun 2009.

  • Conference paper: Shenoy, M., & Chertow, M. Industrial ecology in India: Past, present and future. Oral presentation by Shenoy, M. 5th International Conference on Industrial Ecology: Transition towards Sustainability in Lisbon, Portugal. 21-24 Jun 2009.

  • Conference paper: Bain, A., & Shenoy, M. Industrial symbiosis and residual flows in an Indian industrial network. Poster presentation by Bain, A. 5th International Conference on Industrial Ecology: Transition towards Sustainability in Lisbon, Portugal. 21-24 Jun 2009.

  • Conference paper: Eckelman, M.J., Shenoy, M., Ramaswamy, R., & Chertow, M. Applying industrial ecology tools to demand-side water management in Bangalore, India. Oral presentation by Eckelman, M. 5th International Conference on Industrial Ecology: Transition towards Sustainability in Lisbon, Portugal. 21-24 Jun 2009.

  • Conference paper: Shenoy, M., Radhika, V. & Borges, R. M. The evolution of myrmecophytism: spatial variation in ant partners and in chemical composition of ant rewards in the unspecialized myrmecophyte Humboldtia brunonis. Oral presentation by Borges, R.M. Annual meeting of The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation in Kunming, China. 18-21 Jul 2006.

  • Participation: Summer course on Ant Systematics, conducted by the California Academy of Sciences, USA and the Museum of Comparative Zoology, American Natural History Museum, USA, at the Southwestern Research Station (SWRS) of the American Natural History Museum, Portal, Arizona. 4-14 Aug 2005.

  • Conference paper: Shenoy, M., Satish, S. & Borges, R. M. How does utilization of sugars and amino acids by ant communities relate to extrafloral nectar compositions of a myrmecophyte? Poster presentation by Shenoy, M. 21st Annual Meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology in Washington D.C., USA. 23-27 Jul 2005.

  • Conference paper: Shenoy, M., & Borges, R. M. Latitudinal variation in ant-plant characters in the semi-myrmecophyte Humboldtia brunonis (Fabaceae) in India. Oral presentation by Borges, R. M. Annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation in Uberlandia, Brazil. 24-28 Jul 2005.

  • Conference paper: Shenoy, M., & Borges, R. M. Is the trichome-rich leaf surface of the aggressive weed Broussonetia papyrifera (Paper Mulberry) a successful means of impeding herbivores? Poster presentation by Shenoy, M. Annual meeting of The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation at Hotel Lalit Ashok, Bangalore. 15-18 Jul 2001.

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