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Event Scheduled for Apr 19, 2012

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Event: Innovation Connection - Green Chemistry Workshop

Location: Auditorium/Greehouse, United Technologies Research Center; 411 Silver Lane; East Hartford, CT 06108

Time: 02:00 pm

Details of Event:
You’re invited!

What is “green chemistry,” and how does it impact the quality of our lives?

On Thursday, April 19, 2012, visitors will have the opportunity to explore this exciting arena. UConn’s Innovation Connection and the Chemical Innovations Institute are proud to host a Green Chemistry* Workshop, which will feature panel discussions and a range of interesting and informative events. Wrapping up the afternoon will be another signature Innovation Connection networking reception.

Everyone is invited!

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012

2-4 PM Remarks: Dr. Mary Holz-Clause, Vice President, Economic Development, University of Connecticut

Panel Discussion 1
Realities of Implementation
Panelists: William Fallon, Materials & Process Engineering Technical Fellow, Sikorsky; Howard Orr, President, KTI, Inc.; Geoffrey Bock, Business Development Manager of Green Initiatives, TüV Rheinland; Dr. Emma Palmacci, VP of Research & Advisory Svcs., Nerac

Moderator: Casey Pickett, Connecticut Dept. of Economic & Community Development;

Panel Discussion II
Green Chemistry Solutions:
Panelists: Prof. Evan Beach, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, Yale University; Dan Socci, VeruTEK Technologies; John Fantry - nzymSys, Inc.; Buzz Cue - BWC Pharma Consulting, LLC; Nick Anastas, Green Chemist, Office of Environmental Stewardship
USEPA Region 1 New England

Moderator: Prof. Nicholas Leadbeater, New Synthetic Methods Group, UConn

Open Questions
4-6 PM Innovation Connection networking reception and tours

Location: Auditorium/Greenhouse, United Technologies Research Center, 411 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06108

* Green chemistry is a field and an approach that seeks to reduce the use of hazardous chemicals and the generation of toxic wastes by changing how we design, manufacture, and use chemicals in processes and products.

I look forward to seeing you there! Please RSVP to attend this event and if you have any question, please contact Noreen Wall or 860-486-5394.

Robin Ann Bienemann
Entrepreneur in Residence, UConn School of Engineering

Sponsored By: Deanery Office

Pamphlet/Flyer: View file here

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