5 Webinars on Green Chemistry

Participate in FREE Green Chemistry webinars November 13 and 14. Register for all five webinars to participate in all panel sessions and keynotes.

Learn more about the Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference at http://www.glrppr.org/conference/

Conference Agenda - http://www.glrppr.org/conference/agenda.cfm 

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

Registration Web Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/115563337

Welcome on behalf of organizers - Jeff Burke, National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR)

Welcome from Chicago Mayor Emmanuel (invited)

Welcome from EPA Region 5 Administrator Susan Hedman

Presentation of how the conference is structured and what we hope to accomplish - Jeff Burke

Morning Keynote Address - Paul Anastas 


Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference - Webinar 2

Tue, Nov 13, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST

Registration Web Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/433489032

Panel 1: The Business Case for Green Chemistry and Engineering I

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

TBA, 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 


Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference - Webinar 3

Tue, Nov 13, 2012 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM CST

Registration Web Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/970961280

Panel 3: How Government and NGOs Support the Growth of Green Chemistry as a Driver for Economic Development

This panel will discuss the many ways in which government agencies at the federal, state, and regional levels, and non-governmental organizations provide opportunities and support the work of using green chemistry in the design and creation of new chemicals, as well as in meeting the challenges in developing green  chemistry/engineering solutions. Moderator: Teresa McGrath, NSF International 

Panelists: Kathleen Schuler, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Mary Ellen Mika, Steelcase

Jeff Gearhart, the Ecology Center 


Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference - Webinar 4

Tue, Nov 13, 2012 4:15 PM - 5:00 PM CST

Registration Web Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/679847153

Afternoon Keynote Address - Terry Collins


Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference - Webinar 5 

Wed, Nov 14, 2012 8:00 AM - 10:15 AM CST

Registration Web Link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/123526024

Presentation by the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable on the Safer Chemicals Challenge Program - Jeff Burke

Morning Keynote Address 

Panel 4: Turning Great Lakes Challenges into Business Opportunities

This panel will highlight successful efforts to use the principles of green chemistry in reducing and eliminating toxic chemicals in the Great Lakes. Moderator: Lin Kaatz Chary, Great Lakes Green Chemistry Network 

Panelists: Anahita Williamson, New York State Pollution Prevention, Institute at the Rochester Institute of Technology

Jack Daley, Daley International

Daniel Teitelbaum, US EPA Office of Environmental Information, TRI