June 17, 2014
University of California, Berkeley
“Connecting students with real-world applications of chemistry through project-based courses, outreach, and a focus on science communication”
Network of Early-Career Scientists and Engineers (NESSE)
“Network of Early-Career Sustainable Scientists and Engineers (NESSE): an initiative from the ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy 2013”
Bridgewater State University
“Project GreenLab: A regional student-faculty collaboration in green chemistry curriculum development, research and outreach education”
The University of Toronto
“Impact of active student participation on driving the green chemistry conversation”
Milton Jackson Jr
University of Oregon
Oregon State University
“Mentoring graduate students in research and teaching by utilizing research as a template”
“The Green Chemistry Commitment: Resources for implementing green chemistry student learning objectives”
University of Arizona
“Learn to see green with GREEN”
Anne Marteel-Parrish, Washington College
Education Theme Leader:
Julie Haack, University of Oregon
Students registered for the conference can attend the free GC&E Student Workshop on Monday June 17, 2013 at the ACS Headquaters in Washington, DC.
Due to the popularity of this workshop in 2012, we will be offering the careers workshop again in 2013. This 4-hour workshop will be on Wednesday, June 19th. Expert career consultants from the American Chemical Society will provide attendees with a host of pertinent information guaranteed to excel one’s professional development. Topics will include: initial planning and résumé preparation, maintaining an effective job search, reviewing employment trends, enhancing professional skills, and more! This information session will also be an excellent way for job seekers to enhance their networking skills, free of charge!
The 3rd Annual ACS GCI Roundtable Poster Reception on the evening of June 19th, 2013 is co-located with the GC&E Conference.
This focused industry networking opportunity centers around green chemistry advances in pharma & fine chemicals, consumer products, and chemicals in the supply chain.
Sponsorship opportunities start at $750.
“The Inaugural Green Chemistry and Engineering Business Plan Competition was a great success! With this competition, the ACS Green Chemistry® Institute has given the innovators in our field a valuable tool to help bring exciting new technologies to market. I look forward to learning more about the cutting-edge ideas that will be showcased in 2013.”
–Michael Lefenfeld, CEO, Signa Chemistry, and Chair of the 2012 GC&E Business Plan Competition
Read about the 2012 GC&E Business Plan Competition winners
The 2013 Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), was held June 18-20, 2013 in the Washington DC area. Over three days of programming included world-renowned keynote speakers, poster sessions and more than 25 technical sessions on subjects such as designing safer chemicals and products, bio-based chemical feedstocks, green chemistry education, and new business through green chemistry innovations. More than 220 oral and poster presentations were given. Check back for access to the conference recordings.
Save the date for the 2014 GC&E Conference to be held June 17-19, 2014 in North Bethesda, MD. GC&E is an opportunity for you—whether you’re a scientist, decision-maker, student, or advocate—to propel your understanding of green chemistry and engineering forward, build valuable connections, and share your research and insights with others.