Wayne State Hosting Green Chemistry Conference Friday

DETROIT — Wayne State University will host GreenUp,  the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s 2012 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, from  8:30 a.m. top 4:15 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.

The conference will showcase how green chemistry and engineering are contributing to revitalization in manufacturing by using less toxic materials in the design and production of goods. Conference participants include manufacturers, researchers, chemists, engineers, industry CEOs, students, educators, entrepreneurs, decision makers and policymakers; anyone interested in smart, sustainable growth is welcome to attend.

Attendees will learn how green chemistry and engineering can protect human health and the environment while helping businesses create new markets, reduce costs and gain a competitive edge.
 
Conference highlights:
• Presentation of the fourth annual Michigan Green Chemistry Governor’s Awards
• Morning keynote presentation by Carrie Majeske, product sustainability manager, Ford Motor Co.
• Afternoon keynote presentation by Bob Peoples, former director of the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute
• Twelve breakout sessions with leading industry and university speakers
• Poster session and student poster contest
• Closing panel on driving sustainable manufacturing

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