2 November, 2016
Events

The Guardian Green Chemistry Conference 2016

Experts from industry, academia and nonprofits will work together to discuss current green chemistry trends and share ideas for increasing its innovations and widespread adoption.

The Guardian’s Green Chemistry Conference will bring together voices and ideas from science and industry to explore a toxin-free future. Join them for this special one-day event in New York City on 2 November 2016.

Location: The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY, United States

Experts from industry, academia and nonprofits will work together to discuss the current trends and share ideas for increasing its innovations and widespread adoption.

Please take advantage of our early bird pricing by 16 September. After that, ticket costs will increase to $150.

We will be updating the agenda as details are confirmed.

Please email GCConference@theguardian.com with any questions.

Proposed Program

8:30am Delegate registration
9am Chairperson’s welcome
9:10am Keynote – “Pushing the frontiers: where is the cutting edge of green chemistry?”
9:55am Keynote – “Choosing the investments – and products – of tomorrow: a venture capitalist’s view”
10:15am Innovation, incorporated: panel discussion about the most impressive recent green innovations, and what made them possible

11:05am Break

11:35am Workshops: how can we spur the next generation of green innovation?

Track one – Innovative investing: putting our money where our future is
Track two – Changing policies, changing innovations: what are the next policy steps to green chemistry?
Track three – Professional development. More details to follow.

12:45pm Networking lunch

2pm Keynote – “Embracing the competition: why we can’t create green chemistry in a bubble?”
2:45pm Panel discussion – Uncommon partnerships: working with competitors for greener chemistry
3:35pm Panel discussion – Communicating the future: telling the green chemistry story
4.25pm Workshop: how to tell your green chemistry story. Group activity, led by a communications expert

5pm Wrap-up and networking

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