Monday July 30, PM Workshops

W65: An Introduction to Green Chemistry

David Wylie, ACS Green Chemistry InstituteĀ®

There is a lot of talk about green chemistry and sustainability, but how do I get started? This workshop will cover the basics of green chemistry and sustainability. A range of industrial examples will be presented to highlight the 12 principles of green chemistry and how they are applied in the real world. Resources available for teaching green chemistry in the classroom and laboratory will also be covered with more information presented in the afternoon session by this speaker. Opportunities available to your students for extracurricular activities, further study, careers, and awards in green chemistry will be shared. The workshop participant will have ample opportunity to network with other workshop participants in order to set you on the path to getting started with educating others on green chemistry; 3-hour session.

Intended Audience: UG

No fee; limit of 25 participants

Monday, July 30, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., 012 LFS


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