Call for presentations/posters: 2014 Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference

2014 Call for Presentations

2014 Save the Date

You are invited to submit a presentation or poster abstract for the Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference: Innovating for Success to be held in Cleveland, Ohio on April 1–2, 2014. The purpose of this conference is to show how innovations in green chemistry drive advances in business, academia, policy, and human health protection in the Great Lakes region, and how integration and collaboration in these areas is crucial for success. Presentation and poster submissions are due September 15, 2013 and can be submitted at:

The conference will include keynotes, plenary sessions, panel sessions, breakout sessions, and a poster networking exchange. This conference will be preceded by a half-day Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable meeting and followed by a one-day training on the hazard assessment tool, the GreenScreen™ for Safer Chemicals.

Expected outcomes of the conference:
• Accelerate opportunities for you to expand your customer base and capture emerging markets for products and safer alternatives
• Increase workforce safety and ensure the health of consumers
• Achieve cost savings with a better understanding of the ever-changing chemical regulatory landscape
• Enhance and improve your competitive advantage and corporate image

The following general topic areas are being proposed for the conference. The final agenda will be chosen, in part, from the areas represented by the topics below, elaborated on in the attached call for presentations:
• Business and Green Chemistry
• Collaboration
• Chemicals Policy
• Research and Education
• Resources and Tools
• State of the Great Lakes