26th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

Program

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Explore the Technical Sessions

The GC&E Conference, to be held in Reston, Virginia, June 6-8, 2022, will have a fully hybrid experience allowing presenters and attendees to participate in-person or virtually via the online conference platform.

Forty sessions covering the breadth and depth of sustainable and green chemistry and engineering will be arranged over three days with seven concurrent morning and afternoon sessions each day. In addition, a poster session and product showcase will take place on Tuesday. Pre-conference sessions—GC&E Fridays—will begin on May 20th.

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Full Conference Agenda

All times in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (UTC−04:00). Subject to change.

Pre-Conference Events

Friday, May 20, 2022

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Careers in Green Chemistry and Engineering Designed for Sustainable Use

Symposium Organizers: Madushanka Mevan Dissanayake, Technology Development Engineer, Intel Corporation and Juliana Vidal, Postdoctoral Researcher, McGill University

Friday, June 3, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.     Keynote Kick-Off

Keynote Kick-Off with the ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Winners
Speakers: Dr. Tim Noël, University of Amsterdam, Dr. Shu-Yuan Pan, National Taiwan University, and Dr. Corinne Scown, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab – University of California and the Joint BioEnergy Institute.

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.     Virtual Networking Event

Sunday, June 5, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.     Student Workshop

5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.       Student Networking Reception

Conference Schedule: June 6-8, 2022

Monday, June 6, 2022

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.     Networking Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.     Welcome Remarks

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.     Keynote Address: Dr. John C. Warner, Zymergen Corp.

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.     Networking Coffee Break

9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Lunch on own

1:30 p.m. – 5:55 p.m.     Concurrent Sessions

(2:55 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.   Networking Break)

(4:35 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.   Networking Break)

6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.     Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Ceremony

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.     Welcome Reception

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.     Networking Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.     Welcome Remarks

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.     Keynote Address: Dr. Erika Milczek, CEO & Founder, Curie Co.

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.     Networking Coffee Break

9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Lunch on own

1:30 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.     Concurrent Sessions

(2:55 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.   Networking Break)

4:35 p.m. – 6:35 p.m.     GC&E Poster Session & Product Showcase

6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ACS GCI Industry Roundtable Poster Reception (invited)

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Science Communication Workshop

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

5:45 a.m. – 6:45 a.m.     Fun Run/Walk

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.     Networking Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.     Welcome Remarks & Student Poster Awards

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.     Keynote Address: Dr. Philip Jessop, Queen’s University

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.     Networking Coffee Break

9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.   Lunch on own (Symposium Organizer Lunch)

2:00 p.m. – 5:05 p.m.     Concurrent Sessions

(3:35 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.)  Networking Break

6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.     Green Chemistry on Tap Networking Event

Attendee Health & Safety

Safety is a core priority at the American Chemical Society. In order to promote the welfare of all conference attendees, all participants must:

  • Be fully vaccinated
  • Mask wearing is recommended
  • Follow all Conference safety policies
Please read the GC&E Health and Safety Guidelines.

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Key Dates

  • March 15, 2022: Early Registration & Housing Open
  • April 30, 2022: Early Registration Closes
  • May 1, 2022: General Registration Opens
  • May 14, 2022: Housing Deadline
  • June 6-8, 2022: Conference
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