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GC3 Roundtable

AGENDA

Monday, April 24

1:00 – 6:00       

Green & Bio-Based Chemistry Technology Showcase & Networking Event 
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
187 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI

6:00 – 9:00

Networking Dinner

 

Tuesday, April 25

11:30 – 1:00        

Registration & Lunch

1:00 – 2:00           

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Tammy Ayers, Steelcase
Angela Nahikian, Steelcase

2:00 – 3:30            

The Changed Political Landscape: What This Means for Green Chemistry

3:30 – 4:00         

Networking Break

4:00 – 5:15            

Chemical Transparency: What are we Learning?

5:15  6:00

Keynote

Fred Keller, Cascade Engineering

6:00            

Adjourn

6:00  8:00         

Networking Reception at Steelcase

Wednesday, April 26

8:00 – 9:00              

Continental Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00

Optional Breakfast Session: 

Driving Green Chemistry through Chemical Footprinting

Tim Greiner, Pure Strategies
Sally Edwards, GC3, University of Massachusett Lowell

9:00 – 9:15           

Welcome and Day 1 Review

Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell

9:15 – 10:00           

Keynote

10:00 – 11:15           

Accelerating Green Chemistry: Lessons from the C-Suite

11:15 – 11:45           

Networking Break

11:45 – 1:00            

The Supply Chain's Hidden Middle: Formulators’ Role in Green Chemistry

1:00 – 2:00            

Lunch

2:00 – 3:30            

Solve My Problem Group Exercise

3:30 – 4:00           

Networking Break

4:00 – 5:15           

Partnering Along the Value Chain to Advance Green Chemistry

Kris Weigel , Resinate Materials Group
Alper Kiziltas, Ford Motor Company

5:15            

Adjourn

6:00 – 9:00            

Dinner Reception at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park 
1000 East Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI
Transportation will be provided.

Thursday, April 27

7:30 – 8:30           

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45            

Welcome and Day 2 Review

Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell

8:45 – 9:30

Keynote

9:30 – 11:00            

GC3 Project Breakouts

11:00 – 11:30            

Networking Break

11:30 – 12:45           

Utilizing Sustainable Feedstocks at Scale: Challenges and Opportunities

12:45 – 1:00            

Closing Remarks and Roundtable Recap

Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:00          

Adjourn