1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Keynote Session: Fundamentals of Green Chemistry
Juliana Vidal (McGill University, Canada)
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Paul Anastas (Yale University, United States) "Green Chemistry: The Path Forward"
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cutting-edge Catalysis and Materials
This topic will cover the most recent advances in the areas of catalysis, bioderived/biodegradable polymers, new materials, advances in batteries and renewable energy.
Eliza-Jayne Boisvert (University of Ottawa, Canada)
5:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Laia Gil Jiménez (FUNDACIÓ EURECAT, Spain) "Sustainable Propene Production Approach by Non-oxidative Dehydrogenation Nanocatalysts"
5:45 pm - 5:50 pm
5:50 pm - 6:05 pm
Charini Maladeniya (Clemson University, United States) "Post-consumer Plastic, Terpene Derivatives and Elemental Sulfur Towards Sustainable Building Materials"
6:05 pm - 6:10 pm
6:10 pm - 6:25 pm
Julio Terra (McGill University, Canada) "Trapping Hydrogens: Confined Catalysis for Improved Alcohol Amination Selectivity"
6:25 pm - 6:30 pm
6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
AJAY TIWARI (G.B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar, India) "Synthesis of Promising Antibacterial Chromene containing N-Substituted Aryl Sulfonamaide Scaffolds Using Green Nano Magnetic Ionic Capsule"
6:45 pm - 6:50 pm
6:50 pm - 7:05 pm
Cristian Woroch (Stanford University, United States) "(Tetrahydro)furan-based Polyamides Derived from Lignocellulose & CO
7:05 pm - 7:10 pm
7:10 pm - 7:25 pm
Olga Ovsitser (Berliner Hochschule for Technik, Germany) "Direct Catalytical Biogas Upgrade to Bio-SNG"
7:25 pm - 7:30 pm
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
New Industrial Processes
This topic will bring the most innovative advances towards a bio-based industry, circular economy or/and safer processes. But will also focus on addressing concerns in the topics of elemental sustainability, design for degradation, recycling and pollution remediation.
Jaime Mazarío (INSA, France)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Steffan Green (The University of Kansas, United States) "Advancing the Utilization and Valorization of Corn Residues in Commercial Manufacturing"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Krishna Sharma (University of Leeds, United Kingdom) "Enabling Nucleophilic Fluorination in Water"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Amy McMackin (Université du Québec à Rimouski, Canada) "Complete Valorization of Brewer’s Spent Grain Through the Production of Novel Lignocellulosic Films and Microbeads"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Tony Jin (McGill University, Canada) "Chitosan Nanocrystals: New Functional Nanomaterials from Shell Waste"
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Claudia Lopez (Clemson University , United States) "Low- Value Fats and Oils in Chemical Recycling and Materials Synthesis"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Xiao Qian Ng (National University of Singapore; Institute of Sustainability for Chemicals, Energy and Environment , Singapore) "Catalytic Enantioselective Redox-Neutral Amination of Alcohols for Sustainable and Process Intensification of Drug Synthesis"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: The Green Path: Itineraries and the Future of Green Chemistry
In this session a dynamic discussion will take place with a panel formed by professionals from industry and academia sharing their professional itineraries and their thoughts about their roles, as green chemists. Finally, the panel will discuss the future of Green Chemistry and how close we are as society to achieve a Circular Economy.
Hanno Erythropel (Yale University, United States)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Green Path: Itineraries and the Future of Green Chemistry
Martina Peters (Bayer AG, Germany)
Alessandra Quadrelli (CNRS, France)
Thomas Schaub (BASF SE, Germany)
Mimi Hii (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)