FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Mon Jun 18 16:42:03 EDT 2012

Advancing Global Green Chemistry — The Role of Government, Business and Academia

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2012 — News media and others interested in advancing the role of green chemistry can join a panel discussion on Wednesday, June 20, during the 16th annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. From 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. (EDT) the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute® (ACS GCI) will provide live streaming video of “Advancing Global Green Chemistry — The Role of Government, Business and Academia.” Register to participate.

This free event will allow ACS GCI to utilize state-of-the-art technology to further enhance the profile and importance of green chemistry while linking the global green chemistry community. All green chemistry enthusiasts, including chemists, engineers, researchers, policy analysts, managers/directors, venture capitalists, chemistry and engineering students, chemistry and business school professors and others are encouraged to participate.

Panelists Include:

  • Moderator, Madeleine Jacobs, American Chemical Society (ACS), Executive Director & CEO
  • Cheryl Martin, Ph.D., Advanced Research Projects Agency — Energy (ARPA-E), Deputy Director for Commercialization
  • Matthew Platz, Ph.D., National Science Foundation (NSF), Director for Division of Chemistry
  • Adam Monroe, Novozymes, North American President

Jacobs will also moderate a question and answer session in the afternoon from 12 – 12:30 p.m. Virtual audience members will submit questions for the panelists via a secure web server, and a moderator will assist the panelists with the flow of questions and responses.

Please click here to register. Advance registration enables attendees to submit questions before the session and to receive a reminder email and password the day before the session.

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