Gain access to the international sustainability community
Network with Fortune 500 companies and promising start ups
Access the exclusive attendee marketing, advertising and sponsorship opportunities to promote your company and green chemistry based products
Renew and strengthen current partnerships
Develop new contacts and networks
Meet the future of the field; including educators and students from the nation’s leading sustainable chemistry graduate programs

Our 2016 Sponsors & Exhibitors

  • Millipore Sigma
  • ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable
  • Applied Separations
  • Drexel University
  • Center for Bioplastics
  • ACS Envr
  • ACS Publications
  • Green Chemistry U.S. EPA
  • USB
  • Center for Sustainable Polymers


As an attendee from industry, it was great to see plenty of industrial presentations talking about the green chemistry principles in action.



Join us! Celebrate the 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute®, in the eco-green city of Portland, Oregon this June 14-16, 2016.

With three days of programming, the longest running annual green chemistry conference invites students, scientists, industry leaders, advocates, and other key decision-makers to learn, share, and design the green innovations of tomorrow.

Featuring 30 technical sessions, a poster session, keynotes lectures, the GC&E Student Workshop, the 6th Annual ACS GCI Roundtable Poster Reception, and the Green Expo, this milestone 20th edition is sure to be our greatest yet. Looking forward to seeing you in Portland!

Important Dates

Call for Papers

Submissions due by February 15, 2016

Student Award Applications

Applications are due February 19, 2016

Early Registration

Opens March 1, 2016

Business Plan Competition

Applications due by April 8, 2016

Regular Registration

Opens April 30, 2016

On-site Registration

Opens June 13, 2016

ACS Community Blog

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    The 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference: “Advancing Sustainable Solutions by Design”  Call for papers for the 20th GC&E Conference, held June 14-16, 2016 in Portland, Oregon, will be open from January 4, 2016 through February 15,… ... read more
    Published on 12-29-2015
  • ACS GCI Announces its 4th Green Business Plan Competition: Applications due in 2016
    The ACS Green Chemistry Institute® is once again holding the only business plan competition exclusively devoted to green and sustainable chemistry and engineering. Early stage, pre-revenue companies and innovators who are reimagining chemistry for a sustainable future are… ... read more
    Published on 11-17-2015
  • 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Call for Symposia
                       Dates: June 14-16, 2016Location: Portland, Oregon at the Hilton Portland & Executive TowerSubmission Deadline: October 16, 2015Notification of acceptance by: November, 2015 The American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) is pleased to announce that it will… ... read more
    Published on 09-02-2015
  • Call for Symposia – 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
    For 20 years, the mission of the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) has been to catalyze and enable the implementation of green chemistry and engineering throughout the global chemical enterprise. Innovation in sustainable and green… ... read more
    Published on 08-19-2015