Mn Green Chemistry Conference and GreenScreen Training

GreenScreen Training
Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Minneapolis, MN

Held in conjunction with the Minnesota Green Chemistry Conference, this in-depth experiential training will focus on how to use the GreenScreenTM for Safer Chemicals, a tool developed by Clean Production Action for identifying chemicals of concern and selecting safer alternatives. The training will include the core technical elements of the GreenScreen method and a special focus on applying the GreenScreen to polymeric materials. Case studies and new developments in the GreenScreen program will also be presented. Space is limited!

Online registration and view the agenda: http://www.greenchemistrymn.org/events/greenscreen2012

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Minnesota Green Chemistry Conference 2013: Beakers to Business Plans
Friday, January 25, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
University of Minnesota Carlson School
Minneapolis, MN

This day-long conference will include keynotes, panels and break-out sessions. Morning sessions will focus on research, technology, work force and labor issues, and academic partnerships. The focus of the afternoon will be business success stories, and the “nuts and bolts” of implementing green chemistry for either start-ups or established companies.

Dr. Paul Anastas of Yale University, one of the “fathers of green chemistry,” and Jim Hobbs, Vice President of Business Development at BioAmber, will present the keynotes. Early bird rates end Friday, January 11.

Detailed agenda and online registration:
http://www.greenchemistrymn.org/events/minnesota-green-chemistry-2013-beakers-business-plans

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