21st Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference: Call for Papers

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Submission Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2017

Program Chair(s): David Leahy, Amit Sehgal

Note: Submission deadlines are at 11:59 EST on the day posted. Symposia, organizers and deadlines are subject to change. Last updated September 22, 2019.

Title    Type    Submission Type Organizer Cosponsor Description
2017 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Oral Invited
    Advances in Base Metal Catalysis: Powerful Tools for Sustainable Chemistry Exploration Oral Contributed
      Catalysis is a cornerstone of sustainable chemistry, but traditionally has relied on expensive, rare...
      Advances in Continuous Chemistry Oral Contributed
        For many decades flow chemistry has been used extensively in the petrochemical industry for its inc...
        Advancing the Design & Selection of Safer Commercial Chemicals: How Do We Begin? Oral Contributed
          The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT...
          Biomass Processing: Towards an Integrated Biorefinery Oral Contributed
            The next generation of processes for biomass conversion will have to accommodate complex functionali...
            Breaking the Silos: Public-Private Sector Collaborations to Advance Green Chemistry Oral Contributed
              “Creating a better world requires teamwork, partnership, and collaboration…” – Simon Mainwaring...
              Bridging the Gap: The Diverse Paths from Academic Discovery to Industrial Implementation for Innovations in Green Chemistry Oral Contributed
                Academic innovations must be adopted by industry in order to make a real impact in sustainability. H...
                Challenges, Tools & Innovation in the Apparel & Footwear Sector Oral Contributed
                  The apparel and footwear industries are confronted with a number of challenges as they supply produc...
                  Chemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing: Designing for Sustainability Oral Contributed
                    Hydraulic fracturing is a significant contributor to US energy production, and plays an important ro...
                    CO2 Utilization Oral Contributed
                      Recycled CO2 is sustainable, renewable, essentially non-toxic, nonflammable, inexpensive, abundant, ...
                      Connecting the Green Chemistry Supply Chain to Design in the Electronics Industry Oral Contributed
                        The products of the electronics industry are rarely associated with green chemistry, but the amount ...
                        Design & Routes for Sustainable Polyurethanes Oral Contributed
                          Polyurethanes rank 6th among all polymers with a global production of 18Mt in 2015. The business of ...
                          Development of Novel Enzymes for Efficient Synthesis Oral Contributed
                            There has been tremendous advancement over the last 5 years in our ability to develop enzymes that c...
                            Facing Forward: Designing Sustainable Cosmetics & Personal Care Products Oral Contributed
                              Cosmetics and personal care products include deodorants, hair dyes, hair styling products, make-up, ...
                              Forum: Developing Sustainable Chemical Products & Communicating with Consumers Oral Contributed
                                Meeting the continuously rising bar of consumer and I&I performance requirements while consistently ...
                                GC&E: Poster Session & Reception Poster Contributed
                                  Poster abstracts are accepted based on the following criteria: Meets the definition of green chemist...
                                  Green Chemistry as a Pharmaceutical Industry Enabler Oral Contributed
                                    Green Chemistry Equals Social & Environmental Justice: Theory & Practice Oral Contributed
                                      Green Chemistry is the science of making smart choices in how we design, make, use and dispose of ch...
                                      Green Chemistry in Composite Materials & Manufacturing Oral Contributed
                                        Composite materials are playing an important role in addressing sustainability metrics. For example,...
                                        Green Chemistry: Inventing for a Circular Economy Oral Contributed
                                          The circular economy has arisen as an ambitious and necessary alternative to the current “take, mak...
                                          Green Fluorine Chemistry: Development of Efficient Green Methods & Reagents for Fluorination Oral Contributed
                                            Introduction of fluorine significantly alters the physical, chemical and biological properties of a ...
                                            Green Organic Chemistry Research in Academia: Accelerating the Pace of Industrial Adoption Oral Contributed
                                              After submitting your abstract, email your cv to gci@acs.org with the subject line: Green Organic C...
                                              Green Routes to Nanomaterials Synthesis & Understanding Mechanisms Oral Contributed
                                                "Inorganic nanomaterials are widely used in a variety of applications. The E-factor analysis reveale...
                                                Greener Peptides, Oligonucleotides & ADCs Oral Contributed
                                                  Peptides, Oligonucleotides, and antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) are an area of significant growth wi...
                                                  How Green Is Green? Metrics Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Oral Contributed
                                                    Green chemistry metrics aim at raising environmental awareness and lowering footprint by measuring w...
                                                    Implementing Green Chemistry in Education, Industry & Research Oral Contributed
                                                      Scientists are a vital part of the solutions needed to more effectively meet global human needs and ...
                                                      Innovating for Today: Applications of Green Chemistry & Engineering Principles in Industry Oral Contributed
                                                        This session will highlight industry innovations based on green chemistry and engineering principles...
                                                        Making Green Chemistry an Essential Component of Chemical Education: Rapid-Fire Oral Contributed
                                                          This fast-paced and engaging symposium will provide educators of all levels with the opportunity to ...
                                                          Making Protective Coatings for Bridges, Boats & the Future Oral Contributed
                                                            Virtually all manufactured products are protected by coatings, whether they are anti-corrosive, anti...
                                                            New Chemistry through Catalysis Oral Contributed
                                                              "Catalysis is a fundamental tool for development of new synthetic transformations that advance the t...
                                                              Products as Solutions to Real-World Sustainability Challenges: Incentives & Barriers Oral Contributed
                                                                Many chemists are inspired to use their skills to address real world challenges to human health and ...
                                                                Role of Recycling: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow Oral Contributed
                                                                  Ultimately science and technology will develop and deploy sustainable materials, manufacturing and r...
                                                                  Scale-Up, Manufacturing & Commercialization of Green Nanomaterials Oral Contributed
                                                                    The green manufacturing of nanomaterials has received little attention. Various recent reports have ...
                                                                    Separations for Sustainable Manufacturing: The Road Ahead Oral Contributed
                                                                      Making our way to a sustainable tomorrow requires us to rethink the way we make many of the products...
                                                                      Sustainable Chemicals: Techniques for Modeling Hazard/Risk Assessment Oral Contributed
                                                                        Introduction of sustainable chemicals in the marketplace occurs through identification of “Greener ...
                                                                        Sustainable Design of Polymers & Polymer Composites from Xylochemicals Oral Contributed
                                                                          Polymers and polymer composites are utilized ubiquitously in today’s society for a wide variety of ...
                                                                          Sustainable Process Design: The Key to Minimize Environmental Impact, Maximize Cost Efficiency & Drive Innovation Oral Contributed
                                                                            While efficient, concise and convergent synthetic routes to complex molecules are essential for thei...
                                                                            The Wild “Green” Yonder: Emerging Technologies to Enable Sustainable Organic Synthesis Oral Contributed
                                                                              Across academia and industry, new technologies are being developed to expand our chemical repertoire...
                                                                              Toxicology for Chemists: Unique Approaches for Integrating Toxicology into Chemistry Courses & Programs Oral Contributed
                                                                                Green Chemistry principles have been adopted by researchers and educators throughout academia, indus...