2014 Great Lakes Green Chemistry Conference Presentations

Mechanisms From Nature in Materials Design (John Warner, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry)
Green Engineering: Fundamentals, Sustainability, and Design (Julie Zimmerman, Yale Center for Green Chemistry & Engineering)
Two Big Challenges for Green Chemistry Innovation: From an Industry Perspective (Dennis McGavis, Goodyear)

Panel 1: The Imperative of Green Chemistry for the Great Lakes
Chemical Challenges for the Great Lakes: Past, Present, and Future (Alison Spongberg, University of Toledo)
Commercialization of Three Bio-derived Materials at PolyOne: Case Studies (Jason Zhu, PolyOne Corporation)
Green Chemistry and Engineering Education Priorities (Glenn Lipscomb, University of Toledo)

Panel 2: How Policy Drives Green Chemistry Innovations: A Business Perspective
The US Automotive Industry’s Response to the Green Chemistry Challenge (AJ Guikemo, Tetra Tech)
Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering at Dow (Pamela Spencer, Dow Chemical Co.)
Advancing Green Chemistry in Public Policy (Bryan McGannon, American Sustainable Business Council)

Panel 3: Green Chemistry Innovations in Business
Innovative Concretes Based on Innovative Green Chemistry (David Green, BASF Corporation)
Low VOC/HAP Options in Printing (Nicholas Liefeld, Serigraph Inc.)
Coatings Innovation from Green Chemistry (Steve Revnew, The Sherwin-Williams Company)

Panel 4: Getting Started on Alternatives Assessments
Transitioning to Safer Chemicals: OSHA’s Toolkit for Employers and Workers (Jessica Schifano, Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Alternatives Assessment (AA) Basics: An Overview of the HESI AA Subcommittee Activities and What it Means for Industry (Pamela Spencer, Dow Chemical Co.)
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Tool Selector (Jonathan Rivin, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point)
The Core of Alternatives Assessments (Eric Harrington, Green Advantage Consultants