Teaching Green and Sustainable Chemistry

Organised by: Merk and Beyond Benign
Date/Time: 2022-03-16T13:00:00Z2022-03-16T15:10:00Z

Location: Online
Description: Join us together with some enthusiastic teachers and researchers who are in the frontline of implementing green and sustainable chemistry in teaching and research.

We will also cover some greener alternatives in chemistry that easily could be used in both research and teaching.

EST time (New York, USA)

09:00 – 09:05 am ET Introduction and Welcome
Mikael Friberg, RTS Merck Life Science, Denmark
09:05 – 09:10 am ET Cyrene a new Biodegradable and Sustainable Organic Solvent Mikael Friberg, RTS Merck Life Science, Denmark
09:10 – 09:35 am ET Incorporating Green and Sustainable Chemistry into Foundational Organic Chemistry Jamie Ferguson, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Emory & Henry College, VA, USA
09:35 – 10:00 am ET A Green Chemistry Course and Textbook for Upper Level Undergraduates Felica Etzkorn, Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, VA, USA
10:00 – 10:10 am ET Chemistry in water!
Mikael Friberg, RTS Merck Life Science, Denmark
10:10 – 10.35 am ET Green Chemistry Education in K-12 Schools
Jane Butler, K-12 Program Manager at Beyond Benign, USA
10:35 – 11:00 am ET Incorporating Green Chemistry into the Undergraduate Inorganic Laboratory
John De Backere, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada
11:00 – 11:10 am Summary and extra time for Q&A


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