21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference | June 13-15, 2017 | Reston, Virginia

GreenX: Rising Stars

The GreenX plenary features concise, creative and inspirational talks. This year’s edition will highlight early-career women who are making outstanding contributions to the fields of green chemistry and engineering. After careful consideration of our group of standout nominees, three exemplary women have been selected to be honorary speakers:

Dr. Jillian Goldfarb
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Dr. Jillian Goldfarb

Asst. Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science & Engineering
Boston University

“Dr. Goldfarb’s enduring research goal is to re-engineer the integrated biorefinery to improve the economic and environmental feasibility of biomass to biofuels via thermochemical conversions.”

Dr. Corinna Schindler
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Dr. Corinna Schindler

Asst. Professor of Chemistry
University of Michigan

“Through [Dr. Schindler’s] development of new synthetic methods, she focuses on the synthesis and evaluation of biologically active targets inspired by natural products, as well as new biological probes to explore disease pathways.”

Dr. Adelina Voutchkova-Kostal
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Dr. Adelina Voutchkova-Kostal

Asst. Professor of Chemistry
George Washington University

“Professor Voutchkova-Kostal has compiled a remarkable record of accomplishment in sustainable and green chemistry through her work on catalysis and predictive spectroscopic tools.”


Moderated by GC&E Keynote Speaker,  Jillian Buriak, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Alberta

Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 4:45 p.m. ET

20-minute lectures
30-minute panel discussion with Q&A