4th Annual Public Lecture on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry
From clean materials to business success
Friday, January 22, 2016
1:00 - 3:00 PM
McGill Bronfman Building, Auditorium Room 151
Green chemistry is a rapidly growing area as companies grapple with increased regulatory requirements, supply constraints, and consumer demands for sustainable products. This public lecture will bring together two leading experts in the field to impart their knowledge and insight on the innovative potential green chemistry holds in guiding product design and business decisions.
The guest lectures will feature Dr. Heather MacLean (Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Joint Appointments in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry and the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto) and Dr. Amy Cannon (Executive Director of the Beyond Benign Foundation and recipient of the world's first Ph.D. in Green Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts).
The event is free of charge and open to the McGill community and general public, however registration is required. To reserve your seat, please visit the Eventbrite page: http://bit.ly/1m7aP2D
This interdisciplinary event is co-organized by the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), McGill's NSERC CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED).