• 30 technical sessions over three days
  • 150 presentations
  • Outstanding daily keynote speakers
  • Opportunities to network with 500+ professional colleagues
  • Ability to spend more than 30 hours with industry colleagues
  • Other special events such as the opening reception


GC&E is an international technical conference bringing together the cross section of disciplines working on green chemistry and engineering research, innovations, and implementation. Attendees include scientists, sustainability leaders, industry executives, government officials and policy makers, educators, students, and chemical R&D professionals.

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From Industry? Why you should attend:

Position Your Company as a Champion

Demonstrates your company’s support and leadership role in the advancement of green chemistry & engineering thinking and practices at the largest national convening of scientists, businesses, government officials, and students all seeking sustainable alternatives.

Build Relationships

Network with key sustainability leaders and influencers from the scientific and R&D communities, including academia, business, government, and NGOs, to improve your company profile.

Enhance Your Reputation

GC&E participation sends a powerful and important message that your company is investing in progressive, innovative solutions that will benefit both society and shareholders alike.

Attract Top Talent

Connect with the brightest students working across life sciences, physical sciences, and engineering. Becoming a GC&E Presenter is an invaluable way to enhance your company’s profile and recognition among the top STEM graduates from around the world.


The moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here! We are now accepting volunteers for the 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference in Portland, Oregon! Volunteers are needed in the following areas: onsite conference registration, information assistance, technical and poster session assistance, and more. As a conference volunteer, you will receive complimentary access to the general conference proceedings for the entire day you volunteer.* Slots will fill up quickly, so sign up today. Portland awaits you!

* A minimum of 4 hours of volunteer time per day is required to receive complimentary access to the general conference proceedings. Volunteer travel accommodations and meal expenses will not be reimbursed.

Please note: Only U.S.-based volunteers are permitted.

Fill out a volunteer form here!