2019 GCE-GSC: Call for Papers

Submission Deadline: Monday, January 14, 2019

Program Chair(s): Philip Jessop, Joan Brennecke

Note: Submission deadlines are at 11:59 EST on the day posted. Symposia, organizers and deadlines are subject to change. Last updated April 20, 2019.

Title    Type    Submission Type Organizer Cosponsor Description
(R)Evolutions Towards the Greening of Analytical Chemistry Oral Contributed
    As greener chemistry approaches continue to become better understood and more broadly accepted acros...
    Advances in Batch to Continuous Flow Oral Contributed
      The use of continuous flow processing has the potential to positively impact most of the 12 Principl...
      Advances in Process Intensification Oral Contributed
        Process Intensification encompasses any chemical processing development that leads to a substantiall...
        Advances in Sustainable Plastic Degradation Oral Contributed
          Sustainable (bio-derived or biodegradable) plastics have a variety of waste management and recovery ...
          Advancing In-Silico Design for Better & Safer Chemicals Oral Contributed

            Existing examples of identification of new, safer alternatives to chemicals of concern are typica...

            AI, Machine Learning, & Computational Tools for Greener Chemistry Outcomes Oral Contributed

              Finding the best sequence of reactions in the synthetic route design or the most promising cataly...

              Biocatalysis Success Stories Oral Contributed
                The facile access to engineered enzymes has led to the widespread adoption of biocatalysis in comple...
                Carbon Dioxide: Closing the Loop on the Ultimate Raw Material Oral Contributed
                • I&EC
                • SCHB
                • ENFL
                More than 35 Gt of carbon dioxide (10 Gt as carbon) from industrial processes is produced each year,...
                Catalysis for CO2 Conversion Oral Contributed
                  Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a renewable C1 feedstock for the production of chemicals, materials and fuel...
                  Catalysis to Enable a Circular Economy Oral Contributed
                    The pursuit of a circular economy necessitates the development of transformations geared towards th...
                    Chemical Technologies for Implementing the Circular Economy Oral Contributed
                      Many companies and organizations are signaling their desire to adopt materials and processes consist...
                      Closing the Loop on Critical Elements Oral Contributed
                        There is a growing list of elements that are considered strategic metals; they are rare, expensive, ...
                        Connecting Chemistry with the UN Sustainable Development Goals Oral Contributed
                          In 2015, the United Nations adopted a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of a gl...
                          Deepening the Green & Sustainability Position of Industrial Chemical Processes Oral Contributed
                            A large number of papers have been published which propose to improve the profile of some chemical p...
                            Entrepreneurs Driving the Circular Economy: Opportunities & Challenges Oral Contributed
                            • SCHB
                            The GC&E community often demonstrates a more applied mindset than other sciences; after all, a conce...
                            Exploring Green Chemistry Innovations in Plastics to Help Protect our Oceans Oral Contributed
                            • CEI
                            As the World Economic Forum (2016) reports, over 30% of plastic packaging materials "leak" into the ...
                            Green Chemistry & Engineering Poster Session Poster Contributed
                              Abstracts submitted to the poster session must meet the following criteria: • Meets the definition ...
                              Green Chemistry & the Health of the Oceans Oral Contributed
                                When we go to the doctor to have an annual check up we have a blood test because what is happening i...
                                Green Chemistry Increases Access to Drugs to Treat Epidemic Diseases Oral Invited
                                  Drugs to treat diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, hepatitis C and bacterial infection...
                                  Greener Practices in Peptide & Oligonucleotide Synthesis Oral Contributed
                                    Peptide and Oligonucleotide products are an area of significant growth within the biopharma industry...
                                    Implementing Green & Sustainable Chemistry in the Semiconductor & Electronics Supply Chain Oral Contributed
                                      Integrating green and sustainable chemistry concepts into the electronics industry's development and...
                                      Implementing Mechanochemistry Processes in Chemical Manufacturing & Research Oral Contributed
                                        The Symposium highlights the emergent opportunities of solvent-free chemical methodologies, notably ...
                                        Innovation for Bio-Based & Renewable Chemicals Oral Contributed
                                          For almost two decades, there have been significant efforts to find innovative ways to synthesize bi...
                                          Leveraging Partnerships in Start-Ups & SMEs Oral Contributed
                                          • SCHB
                                          Start-ups and small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) are critical for commercialization of green and sus...
                                          Life Cycle Analysis of Conventional & Emerging Transportation Fuels & Chemicals Oral Contributed

                                            As new feedstocks and processes for conversion to liquid fuels emerge and evolve, the research co...

                                            Linking Chemical Design to Toxicity/Hazard/Alternatives Assessment Oral Contributed
                                              Toxicology concepts are essential in designing safe chemical products that have reduced hazards. The...
                                              Making Chemistry Greener & Safer Oral Contributed
                                              • CCS
                                              Some innovative green chemistry research can overlook chemical safety considerations in the laborato...
                                              Making Molecular Separations More Sustainable Oral Contributed
                                                The sustainability of the chemistry enterprise depends on the development and adoption of sustainabl...
                                                Making Organic Chemistry More Sustainable (Special Student/Postdoc Session) Oral Contributed

                                                  The development of new synthetic methodologies and strategies has been the cornerstone upon which...

                                                  Metrics for the Closed-Loop Chemistry Enterprise Oral Contributed
                                                    One of the major goals of green and sustainable chemistry is to promote the sustainable use of chemi...
                                                    Moving towards Green & Sustainable Chemistry Education: Rapid Fire Session Oral Contributed
                                                      This fast-paced and engaging symposium will provide educators of all levels with the opportunity to ...
                                                      Polymers & Plastics in the Classroom: Educational Materials Demonstrating Life Cycle Thinking Oral Contributed
                                                        The topic of plastics, both society’s dependence on them and their effect on human health and the e...
                                                        Product Showcase: Delivering Green Chemistry to the Market Poster Contributed
                                                          Integrated into our popular GC&E Poster Session & Reception, the Showcase will feature companies who...
                                                          Rarity to Abundance: Better Metals for Catalysis Oral Contributed
                                                            Organic chemists in academia and industry routinely utilize reactions catalyzed by precious metals s...
                                                            Regenerative Design of Chemical Products & Materials for Consumer Goods Oral Contributed
                                                              The current consumer goods market represents significant environmental impact. As environment...
                                                              Reimagining Chemistry Education Through Systems Thinking Oral Contributed
                                                                "Recent publications challenge chemistry professionals to transform chemistry so that it addresses e...
                                                                Studies in Greener Chemistry Oral Contributed
                                                                    NOTE: In order for your abstract to be considered appropriately, please review the list of sessions ...
                                                                    Sustainability Success Stories in Industrial Chemical Processing Oral Contributed
                                                                      Based on the overwhelming responses from the 2018 session, Industrial Applications of Green Chemi...
                                                                      Systems Thinking in Chemistry Education, Research & Innovation Oral Contributed
                                                                        The Application of Greener Chemistry in the Textile Industry Oral Contributed
                                                                          This session will look at a few examples of applied greener chemistry in the textile industry. As co...
                                                                          The Future Is Garbage: Waste Biomass as a Renewable Feedstock Oral Contributed
                                                                            The desire for a “clean” feedstock stream is a common crutch for chemists, often leading us to ign...
                                                                            Wastes as Feedstocks is the New Reality Oral Contributed
                                                                              Converting an economy that is still largely linear (Take-Make-Dispose), to a circular economy where ...