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 October 18, 2019.

Title    Type    Submission Type Organizer Cosponsor Description
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 ...
    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...
      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...
        Systems Thinking in Chemistry Education, Research & Innovation Oral Contributed
          Sustainability Success Stories in Industrial Chemical Processing Oral Contributed
            Based on the overwhelming responses from the 2018 session, Industrial Applications of Green Chemi...
            Studies in Greener Chemistry Oral Contributed
                NOTE: In order for your abstract to be considered appropriately, please review the list of sessions ...
                Reimagining Chemistry Education Through Systems Thinking Oral Contributed
                  "Recent publications challenge chemistry professionals to transform chemistry so that it addresses e...
                  Regenerative Design of Chemical Products & Materials for Consumer Goods Oral Contributed
                    The current consumer goods market represents significant environmental impact. As environment...
                    Rarity to Abundance: Better Metals for Catalysis Oral Contributed
                      Organic chemists in academia and industry routinely utilize reactions catalyzed by precious metals s...
                      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...
                        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...
                          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 ...
                            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...
                              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...

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

                                      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...
                                      Innovation for Bio-Based & Renewable Chemicals Oral Contributed
                                        For almost two decades, there have been significant efforts to find innovative ways to synthesize bi...
                                        Implementing Mechanochemistry Processes in Chemical Manufacturing & Research Oral Contributed
                                          The Symposium highlights the emergent opportunities of solvent-free chemical methodologies, notably ...
                                          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...
                                            Greener Practices in Peptide & Oligonucleotide Synthesis Oral Contributed
                                              Peptide and Oligonucleotide products are an area of significant growth within the biopharma industry...
                                              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...
                                                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 & Engineering Poster Session Poster Contributed
                                                    Abstracts submitted to the poster session must meet the following criteria: • Meets the definition ...
                                                    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 ...
                                                    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...
                                                    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...
                                                      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...
                                                        Closing the Loop on Critical Elements Oral Contributed
                                                          There is a growing list of elements that are considered strategic metals; they are rare, expensive, ...
                                                          Chemical Technologies for Implementing the Circular Economy Oral Contributed
                                                            Many companies and organizations are signaling their desire to adopt materials and processes consist...
                                                            Catalysis to Enable a Circular Economy Oral Contributed
                                                              The pursuit of a circular economy necessitates the development of transformations geared towards th...
                                                              Catalysis for CO2 Conversion Oral Contributed
                                                                Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a renewable C1 feedstock for the production of chemicals, materials and fuel...
                                                                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,...
                                                                Biocatalysis Success Stories Oral Contributed
                                                                  The facile access to engineered enzymes has led to the widespread adoption of biocatalysis in comple...
                                                                  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...

                                                                    Advancing In-Silico Design for Better & Safer Chemicals Oral Contributed

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

                                                                      Advances in Sustainable Plastic Degradation Oral Contributed
                                                                        Sustainable (bio-derived or biodegradable) plastics have a variety of waste management and recovery ...
                                                                        Advances in Process Intensification Oral Contributed
                                                                          Process Intensification encompasses any chemical processing development that leads to a substantiall...
                                                                          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...
                                                                            (R)Evolutions Towards the Greening of Analytical Chemistry Oral Contributed
                                                                              As greener chemistry approaches continue to become better understood and more broadly accepted acros...