Organised by: Merk and Beyond Benign
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