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GC3 Roundtable

AGENDA

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Monday, April 24

1:00 – 6:30     

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

6:30 – 9:00

Networking Dinner

 

Tuesday, April 25

11:30 – 1:00        

Registration and Lunch

1:00 – 1:30           

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Tammy Ayers, Steelcase Inc. (slides not available)
Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Christopher Coons, U.S. Senator, Delaware (video)

1:30  2:15

Keynote: Paul Anastas, Yale University 

2:15 – 3:45           

The Changed Political Landscape: What This Means for Green Chemistry

Moderator: Michele Jalbert, Effective Advocates LLC 

Panelists:

Dave Asiello, U.S. Department of Defense (slides not available)
Jim Jones,
Jim Jones Consulting (slides not available)
Brad Miller
, BIFMA (slides not available)
Kevin Mulvaney, American Chemistry Council (slides not available)
Michael Parr, Parr Policy Group (slides not available)
Meredith Williams, CA Dept of Toxic Substances Control (slides not available)

3:45 – 4:00         

Networking Break

4:00 – 5:15            

Chemical Ingredient Transparency: What are we Learning?

Moderator: Sally Edwards, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Panelists:

Hal Ambuter, Reckitt Benckiser
Frederic Issenhuth, IMD Natural Solutions
Wendy Vittori, Health Product Declaration Collaborative
Martin Wolf, Seventh Generation

5:15  6:00

Keynote: Fred Keller, Cascade Engineering

6:00            

Adjourn

6:00  7:30        

Networking Reception at Steelcase

Wednesday, April 26

8:00 – 9:00              

Hot Breakfast Buffet

8:00 – 9:00

Optional Breakfast Session: 

Driving Green Chemistry through Chemical Footprinting

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

9:00 – 9:15           

Welcome and Day 1 Review

Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell (slides not available)

9:15 – 10:00           

Keynote: Neil Hawkins, The Dow Chemical Company

10:00 – 11:15           

Accelerating Green Chemistry: Lessons from the C-Suite

Moderator: Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Panelists:

Steve Crawford, Eastman Chemical Company 
Sharon Papke, Covestro LLC (slides not available)
Chris Ellen, BioAmber Inc. 

11:15 – 11:45           

Networking Break

11:45 – 1:00            

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

Moderator: Roger McFadden, McFadden and Associates, LLC

Panelists:

Dave Bartos, Canberra Corporation (slides not available)
Bob Israel, Valspar Corporation (slides not available)
Dale McIntyre, Behr Process Group (slides not available)
Antonio Quinones-Rivera, GOJO Industries, Inc. (slides not available)

1:00 – 2:00            

Lunch

2:00 – 3:30            

Solve My Problem Group Exercise

3:30 – 4:00           

Networking Break

4:00 – 5:15           

Utilizing Sustainable Feedstocks at Scale: Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator: A.J. (Sandy) Marshal, Bio-Industrial Innovation Canada

Panelists:

Jeremy Austin, Renmatix (slides not available)
Karl Haider, Covestro LLC (slides not available)
Chad Pastor, Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute (slides not available)

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           

Hot Breakfast Buffet

8:30 – 8:45            

Welcome and Day 2 Review

Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell (slides not available)

8:45 – 9:30

Keynote: Angela Nahikian and Bruce Smith, Steelcase Inc.

9:30 – 11:00            

GC3 Project Breakouts

Advancing Federal and State Green Chemistry Policy
Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell (slides not available)

The GC3 Green & Biobased Chemistry Start-Up Network
Laura Hoch, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell (slides not available)

Collaborative Preservatives Competition (open only to Cat. 1 competition sponsors)
Monica Becker, GC3 and Monica Becker & Associates (slides not available)

Communications Strategies for Enhancing the Impact of the GC3
Amy Perlmutter, Perlmutter Associates (slides not available)

11:00 – 11:30            

Networking Break

11:30 – 12:45           

Partnering Along the Value Chain to Advance Green Chemistry

Moderator: Monica Becker, GC3 and Monica Becker & Associates

Panelists:

Kim Holmes, Plastics Industry Association
Mark Richardson, Series One, LLC

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

12:45 – 1:00            

Closing Remarks and Roundtable Recap

Joel Tickner, GC3, University of Massachusetts Lowell

1:00          

Adjourn

 

U.S. Senator Christopher Coons of Delaware

https://vimeo.com/221424591