Breaking Bad Chemistry Habits

Careers for Young Professionals in Green Chemistry: Breaking Bad Chemistry Habits

When: Monday, August 17th from 8:30 am to noon

Where: Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (room number TBD)

Careers for Young Professionals in Green ChemistryUMass Boston graduate students and NESSE members Ray Borg and Maria Kipreos have collaborated with Wasiu Lawal from the National Presence Younger Chemists Committee to organize a green chemistry symposium for the 250th ACS conference to be held in Boston, MA this August. The symposium titled Careers for Young Professionals in Green Chemistry: Breaking Bad Chemistry Habits, is designed to attract and introduce young chemists to the field of green chemistry. The program will present younger chemists with various career paths in academia, industry, government, and business that utilize green chemistry principles. The symposium also aims to help attendees break bad chemistry habits by introducing them to online tools, resources, and opportunities to get active within the GC community. The following speakers will be presenting at the symposium:

Dr. Martin J. Mulvihill, Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry
Dr. David J. Constable, Director, ACS Green Chemistry Institute
Dr. Sherine O. Obare, Professor, Western Michigan University
Dr. Emily A Peterson, Senior Scientist, Amgen
Dr. John C. Warner, President and CEO, Warner Babcock Institute
Dr. Nicholas D. Anastas, Green Chemist, US EPA
Ms. Savannah Sullivan, Strategy Development Officer, NESSE

For more information and to register please email Ray Borg at: Raymond.borg001@umb.edu

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