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Workshop Agenda

CRITICAL BUILDING BLOCKS AND TOOLS FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY: IDENTIFYING AN AGENDA FOR NATIONAL RESEARCH

Monday, February 7, 2005

8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Overview of Workshop

James Trainham

PPG Industries

Chair, Committee on Grand Challenges for Sustainability in the Chemical Industry

 

SESSION 1: Sustainability Science Literacy and Education that Enables the Adoption of More Sustainable Practices in the Chemical Industry

Chair: Andrea Larson

University of Virginia

8:30 a.m.

Overview Speaker: Current Knowledge about the Nexus of Industrial Activity and Natural Systems (Earth Systems to Infant Immune System Impacts)

Braden R. Allenby

Arizona State University



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Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs C Workshop Agenda CRITICAL BUILDING BLOCKS AND TOOLS FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY: IDENTIFYING AN AGENDA FOR NATIONAL RESEARCH Monday, February 7, 2005 8:15 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Workshop James Trainham PPG Industries Chair, Committee on Grand Challenges for Sustainability in the Chemical Industry   SESSION 1: Sustainability Science Literacy and Education that Enables the Adoption of More Sustainable Practices in the Chemical Industry Chair: Andrea Larson University of Virginia 8:30 a.m. Overview Speaker: Current Knowledge about the Nexus of Industrial Activity and Natural Systems (Earth Systems to Infant Immune System Impacts) Braden R. Allenby Arizona State University

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Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs 9:30 a.m. Targeting and Guiding Demand for Green Chemistry in Product Design Lauren Heine GreenBlue Institute 10:00 a.m. Is Chemistry Education Sustainable? Mary Kirchhoff American Chemical Society 10:30 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. Concurrent sessions (five groups) 12:30 p.m. Lunch   SESSION 2: Enabling Technologies that Drive the Application of Green Chemistry and Engineering Chair: Michael D. Bertolucci Interface Research Corporation 1:30 p.m. Overview Speaker: Enabling Technologies that Drive the Application of Green Chemistry and Engineering Berkeley W. Cue, Jr. Pfizer, Inc. (retired) 2:30 p.m. Life Cycle Analysis—A Tool for Change Richard Helling The Dow Chemical Company. 3:00 p.m. Development of Sound Structure/Property Relations, and Tools to Predict the Health and Environmental Impacts of Specific Chemicals Robert J. Kavlock U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 3:30 p.m. Break 3:45 p.m. Concurrent sessions (five groups) 5:30 p.m. Adjourn

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Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs Tuesday, February 8, 2005   SESSION 3: New Chemicals and Processes that Lead to Commercially Viable Alternative Feedstocks to Fossil Fuels Chair: Frankie Wood-Black ConocoPhillips 8:00 a.m. Overview Speaker: Current Fossil Fuel Dependence and Future Alternative Feedstocks Stanley R. Bull National Renewable Energy Laboratory 9:00 a.m. Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals Mark T. Holtzapple Texas A&M 9:30 a.m. Specialty Intermediate and Complex Molecule Synthesis Douglas C. Cameron Cargill Research 10:00 a.m. Break 10:15 a.m. Concurrent sessions (five groups) 12:00 p.m. Lunch   SESSION 4: Reducing the Energy Intensity of the Chemical Process Industry Chair: Joan Brennecke University of Notre Dame 1:00 p.m. Overview Speaker: Sustainability, Stoichiometry, and Process Systems Engineering Jeffrey J. Siirola Eastman Chemical Company 2:00 p.m. Enzymes: Advances in Sustainable Industrial Processes and Bioenergy Glenn E. Nedwin Novozymes Biotech, Inc.

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Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Grand Challenges and Research Needs 2:30 p.m. Membrane Processes as Low energy-Intensive Enablers for Energy Conservation in the Chemical Industry William J. Koros Georgia Institute of Technology 3:00 p.m. Green Chemistry for Carbon Management Klaus S. Lackner Columbia University 3:30 p.m. Break 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions (five groups) 5:30 p.m. Adjourn