The use of Green Chemistry and Engineering in the market strategies of businesses throughout the Great Lakes region is growing as companies look for ways to meet consumer demand for products and processes that are more sustainable. Learn more about the Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference at http://www.glrppr.org/conference/. The conference agenda is available at http://www.glrppr.org/conference/agenda.cfm.
Participate in the conference by webinar November 13 and 14. Register for webinars by following Web Links for each session.
Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference – Webinar 1
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM CST
- Welcome – Jeff Burke, NPPR
- Welcome from EPA Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman
- Morning Keynote – Paul Anastas, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale University
Registration Web Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/115563337
Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference – Webinar 2
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Panel 1: The Business Case for Green Chemistry and Engineering
This panel will have speakers from companies who have successfully used the framework of green chemistry and who will talk about why they do this and what the benefits for their businesses have been.
Moderator: David Foulkes, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency
Panelists: Leah Boyd, Washing Systems, LLC; Dorie Yontz, Segetis; Andy Corr, Elevance, LLC
Panel 2: The Business Case for Green Chemistry and Engineering II – Public Private Partnerships
This panel will focus on presenters who are involved in successful public private partnerships, and how they are helping move green chemistry innovations from the lab to the market.
Moderator: Chris Affeldt, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Panelists: Rui Resendes, GreenCentre Canada; Randy Olinger, Lakeshore Advantage, Michigan State University; Libby Sommer, US EPA Design for the Environment
Registration Web Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/433489032