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The 12th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference (June 24-26, 2008)
Washington, DC

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Monday, June 23, 2008

7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
 

8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Green Chemistry & Engineering Student Education Workshop
 

12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Lunch
 
 
Tuesday, June 24, 2008

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
 

7:00 AM-4:30 PM
Exhibition
 

7:00 AM-8:00 PM
Registration
 

8:45 AM-9:00 AM
Welcome Remarks
 

9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Keynote Address: Skip Volante "Green Challenges and Accomplishments in the Pharmaceutical Industry"
 

10:00 AM-10:30 AM
Tea and Coffee Break
 

10:30 AM-12:10 PM
Analytical Methods and Technologies (hm) 
Analytical Methods and Technologies
 
Bio-Based Materials and Processes (bc) 
Bio-Based Materials: Session I
 
Environmental Decision Making and Metrics (mt) 
Federal Metrics and Policy
 
Other Contributed Papers (ocp) 
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction and Trading In North America: How Can the Chemical Sector Engage?
 

12:10 PM-1:30 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)
 

1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Bio-Based Materials and Processes (bc) 
Bio-Based Materials: Session II
 

1:30 PM-3:10 PM
Solvents and Solvent Systems (sss) 
Ionic Liquids
 

1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Environmental Decision Making and Metrics (mt) 
Methodologies for Assessment and Sustainability
 
Synthesis (s) 
Synthetic Methods
 

3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Solvents and Solvent Systems (sss) 
Alternative Solvents
 

5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Ceremony*
 
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

7:00 AM-7:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
 

7:00 AM-6:00 PM
Exhibition
 
Registration
 

7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Opening Session: Perspectives from Winners of the 2008 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
 

8:30 AM-9:30 AM
Keynote Address: Theo Colborn, "The Male Predicament"
 

9:30 AM-10:00 AM
Tea and Coffee Break
 

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Bio-Based Materials and Processes (bc) 
Bio-Based Materials: Session III
 
Process Design (rr) 
Industrial Process Design
 
Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards
 
Education and Outreach (en) 
Session I: Education and Outreach
 

12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Luncheon and Guest Speaker: Bill Banholzer, What Can Chemists and Chemical Engineers Do about Greenhouse Gases?
 

1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Bio-Based Materials and Processes (bc) 
Poster Session (Bio)
 
Environmental Decision Making and Metrics (mt) 
Poster Session (Env)
 
Process Design (rr) 
Poster Session (Process Design)
 
Solvents and Solvent Systems (sss) 
Poster Session (Solvents)
 
Synthesis (s) 
Poster Session (Synthetic Processes)
 
Education and Outreach (en) 
Session II: Education and Outreach Poster Session
 

2:00 PM-5:40 PM
Environmental Decision Making and Metrics (mt) 
Applications and Tools for Environmental Decision Making
 
Catalysis (pc) 
Catalysis: Session I
 

2:00 PM-2:40 PM
Other Contributed Papers (ocp) 
Natural Capitalism
 

2:00 PM-3:40 PM
Synthesis (s) 
Synthetic Processes
 

2:40 PM-3:40 PM
Other Contributed Papers (ocp) 
KeLa Energy Clean Coal Technology
 

3:40 PM-5:40 PM
Process Design (rr) 
Fine Chemical Process Design
 

6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Reception
 

7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Banquet with Speaker Jonathan Lash,
 
 
Thursday, June 26, 2008

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
 

7:00 AM-5:00 PM
Registration
 

8:00 AM-8:05 AM
Opening Remarks
 

8:05 AM-9:00 AM
Keynote Address: Steven Chu, "The Energy Problem and What We Can Do About It"
 

9:00 AM-9:30 AM
Tea and Coffee Break
 

9:30 AM-12:10 PM
Catalysis (pc) 
Catalysis: Session II
 
New Materials (af) 
New Materials: Session I
 
Education and Outreach (en) 
Session III: Education and Outreach
 

12:10 PM-1:30 PM
Lunch Break (on your own)
 

1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Catalysis (pc) 
Catalysis: Session III
 
New Materials (af) 
New Materials: Session II
 
Education and Outreach (en) 
Session IV: Education and Outreach
 

3:30 PM-4:00 PM
Tea and Coffee Break
 

4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Closing Session
 


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