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Products with Purpose: The Living Product Challenge 

- Alexandra Muller, Manager, Living Products, International Living Future Institute

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5 Things You Can Do to Select Safer Chemicals for Your Company’s Product Formulations

- Joe Rinkevich, President, Scivera

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VAUDE - Our Journey to be the Most Sustainable Outdoor Brand in Europe

- Bettina Roth, Head of Quality Management and Chemical Management, VAUDE Sport GmbH & Co.KG

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Marks & Spencer – The Journey to Accelerate Green Chemistry

- Phil Townsend, Sustainable Raw Materials Specialist, Marks & Spencer

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IKEA's Chemicals Policy and Actions to Substitute Chemicals of High Concern

Co-sponsor: San Francisco Department of the Environment
– Therese Lilliebladh, Chemical Specialist Team Manager, Department of Product Requirements & Compliance, IKEA of Sweden

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Training and Incentivizing Merchants to Purchase Sustainable Products - Three Perspectives

– Jason Pearson, Executive Director, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
– Larry Garcia, Senior Environmental Analyst, Seattle City Light
– Rob Kaplan, Sustainability Director, Walmart

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Tools to Help Retailers Source and Sell Safer Products: RILA Webinar

– Roger McFadden, Senior Scientist, VP, Staples
– Sally Edwards, Senior Research Associate, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
– Joel Tickner, Director, GC3

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The Guide to Safer Chemicals: How Retailers Can Improve Chemicals Management

– Mark Rossi, Co–Director of Clean Production Action

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The Federal Trade Commission's Green Guides: What Retailers Need to Know

– Laura Koss, Senior Attorney, Federal Trade Commission

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How Can Companies Meet Increasing Demands by Their Customers for Greater Transparency on Chemical Content and Safety While Still Protecting Critical Intellectual Property

– Mark Greenwood, Partner, Ropes & Gray and Roger McFadden, VP, Senior Scientist, Staples

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The Boots UK Story: How a British Retailer is Moving Beyond Compliance and Leading the Way in Reducing Toxic Chemicals in its Products

– Stephen Johnson, Head Of Quality & Technical Policy, Boots, UK

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The Making and Marketing of Greener Products

– Al Iannuzzi, Senior Director of Product Stewardship and Green Marketing, Johnson & Johnson

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Industry/Academia Collaborations to Advance Green Chemistry: Steelcase and UC Berkeley’s Greener Solutions Program

- Tom McKeag, Executive Director, UC Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry
- Jon Smieja, Sustainable Design & Development Leader, Global Sustainability, Steelcase
- Mark Shapero, Graduate Student, UC Berkeley

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The University of Vermont’s Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA Program: Reinventing Business Education

- Stuart Hart, Steven Grossman Endowed Chair in Sustainable Business and SEMBA Co-Director, University of Vermont
- Vinca Krajewski, Associate Brand Manager, Personal Care Team, Seventh Generation and Alumni Representative, SEMBA Advisory Board

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Chemical Hazard Assessment: Informing Decisions for Safer Chemicals, Materials and Products

– Dr. Lauren Heine, Interim Executive Director, Northwest Green Chemistry
– Dr. Margaret Whittaker, Managing Director and Chief Toxicologist, ToxServices, LLC

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Green Chemsitry - Benign By Design

- John Warner, Preseident & CTO, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry

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Introduction to Life Cycle & Alternatives Assessment

- Ann Blake, Principal and Founder, Environmental & Public Health Consulting
- Thaddeus Owen, Chief Engineer, Sustainability, Herman Miller
- Tom Etheridge, Program Manager, Hewlett-Packard

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The Role of Policy in Green Chemistry Research & Adoption

- Saskia van Bergen, Green Chemistry Scientist, Washington State Department of Ecology
- Joel Tickner, Director of Green Chemistry and Commerce Council, Associate Professor of Environmental Health UMASS Lowell
- Rober Giraud, Principal Consultant, Environmental Engineering, DuPont Company

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Building Market Share for Green Products

- Steve Davies, Director of Public Affairs & Communications, NatureWorks
- Saskia Van Gendt Captain Planet, Method 
- Charlie Forslund, Principal, Material Innovation Exploration, Steelcase

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Introduction To Green Engineering

– Julie Zimmerman, Assoc. Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering & Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University 
– Matthew Eckelman, Assistant Professor Department of Civil &Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
– Julie Schoenung, Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of California, Davis

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The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry-Sustainability at the Molecular Level

– Amy Cannon, Ph.D., Executive Director, Beyond Benign
– John C. Warner, President and Chief Technology Officer, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, LLC

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Integrating Toxicity Information into Chemical Design

- Martin J. Mulvihill, Executive Director, Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry 
- Jakub Kostal, Chief Scientific Officer, Sustainability A to Z, LLC
- Nigel Greene, Associate Research Fellow Compound Safety Prediction Group, Pfizer

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Toxicology and Why You Should Care

– Cal Baier-Anderson, Toxicologist, US Environmental Protection Agency
– Steven Gilbert, Director, Institute of Neurotoxicology & Neurological Disorders
– Rob Roy, Lead Toxicology Specialist, 3M Medical Department

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The Value of Green Chemistry

– Helen Holder, Corporate Material Selection Manage, Hewlett-Packard Co.
 Andy Shafer, Executive VP Sales and Market Development, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
 Tse-Sung Wu, Program Manager, Environment, Health and Safety Department, Genentech

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Moving From Class Rooms to Board Rooms: Approaches to Green Chemistry Education

– Dr. Amy Cannon, Co–Founder and Executive Director, Beyond Benign 

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Nanotechnology and the Environment: Benefits and Risks

– Kristen Kulinowski, PhD, Director, International Council on Nanotechnology; Executive Director, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology

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Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Reporting: How it Intersects with Green Chemistry

- Rich Liroff, Executive Director, Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN)
- Henrik Cotran, Sector Analyst, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)

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The Agenda to Mainstream Green Chemistry: What it Says and What it Means in Practice

- Amy Perlmutter, Principal, Perlmutter Associates
- Bob Israel, VP, Stewardship & Sustainability, The Valspar Corporation
- Babette Pettersen, Chief Commercial Officer, BioAmber, Inc.

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Advancing Green Chemistry Through Business to University Partnerships: Lessons from BASF

– Chris Hewitt, Science Relations Manager, North America for BASF

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U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and its Role in Supporting Green Chemistry

- Blandine Trouille, Strategic Analyst, US Department of Commerce

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Perceptions and Experiences of Green Chemistry Practitioners

– Lynn Leger, ALCERECO

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Successful Industry Collaborations for Evaluating the Performance of Safer Chemical Alternatives

- Greg Morose, Research Manager, Toxics Use Reduction Institute

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Chemical Substances in Products, Policy and Management Tools

– Paul Ellis, Quality Regulation Manager, Kingfisher PLC

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Green Chemistry and Green Seal

– Christine Chase, Green Seal, Inc.

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Startup Network

Championing Your Ideas with Coordinated IP Strategies

– Shana Cyr, Ph.D. Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
– M. David Weingarten, Ph.D., J.D. Associate, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

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ChemSec Marketplace: An Exchange Platform for Green Chemistry Alternatives

- Christian Schimper, Owner, Acticell
- Saonja Haider, Senior Business and Investors Advisors, ChemSec

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Nouryon's Startup Challenge Imagine Chemistry: Advancing Sustainability Through Collaborative Innovation

–  Danny Haynes, Common Application Team Leader, Corporate RD&I, Nouryon
–  Gaurab Chakrabarti, MD, PhD, CEO, Solugen, Inc.

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Part 3 of 3 Series: Enforcing Your Patents

–  Eric Fues, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
–  Denise Main, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Part 2 of 3 Series: Your Patents from Post-Grant Challenges

–  Mark Feldstein, Ph.D., Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
–  Michael Flibbert, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
–  Maureen Queler, Associate, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

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Part 1 of 3 Series: Developing Your Patent Portfolio

–  Adriana Burgy, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP 
–  Tom Irving, Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
Shana K. Cyr, Ph.D., Associate, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP 

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The Chemical Angel Network

–  Mark Vreeke, Co-founder, Chemical Angel Network

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AkzoNobel’s Startup Challenge Imagine Chemistry: Advancing Sustainability Through Collaborative Innovation

– Danny Haynes Common Application Team Leader and Challenge Team Member Imagine Chemistry 2017, AkzoNobel
– Jeremy Austin, Director, Business Development, Renmatix
Lennaert Klerk, Application Team Leader AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals

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Green Solvents: Design, Selection and Commercial Use

- Carles Estévez, Scientific Director, InKemia IUCT Group

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Innovation Spotlight: Greener Flame Retardants

- Liz Harriman,Deputy Director, Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute
- Jan-Pleun Lens, Vice President, Research and Applications, FRX Polymers
- Amit Paul, Managing Director, Paxymer AB

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Innovating with Intent: Science & Sustainability at Eastman

- Carol Perkins, Industry Leader, Industrial & Household Care, Eastman Chemical Company
- David Kossor Associate Toxicologist, Eastman Chemical Company
- Mark Pavlin, Senior Technical Associate, Eastman Chemical Company

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The Green Chemistry Innovation Portal: Connecting to Excellence in Innovation

In partnership with the ACS Green Chemistry Institute 
– Tom McKeag, Program Director, Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry
 John Frazier, GC3 Advisory Committee
 Anna Ivanova, Green Chemist, Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (GC3)

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Advancing Green Chemistry: Barriers to Adoption & Ways to Accelerate Green Chemistry in Supply Chains

- Tess Fennelly, President, T Fennelly & Associates, Inc.

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The Clariant Portfolio Value Program System:How a Leading Specialty Chemical Company has Developed a Systematic Approach for Improving the Sustainability Performance of its Products

 Lynette Chung, Group Sustainable Development Policy and Advocacy Manager, Clariant International Ltd

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Advancing Green Chemistry Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtables Research Grant Program

– Julie Manley Guiding Green LLC & Coordinator of the ACS, Green Chemistry Institute's Pharmaceutical Roundtable

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Using Crowdsourcing to Solve Green Chemistry Challenges & Create New Market Opportunities

– Alph Bingham, Founder & Board Member, InnoCentive

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Accelerating Commercialization of Green Chemistry Technologies at GreenCentre Canada

– Rui Resendes, Executive Director, GreenCentre Canada

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Professor Kaichang Li: Successes and Lessons from a Serial Green Chemistry Innovator

– Kaichang Li, Professor, Oregon State University

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Green Chemistry Innovation in the Chemical Industry: Venturing and Start-Ups

– Cora Leibig, Vice President of R&D, Segetis and Erik Rutten, Senior Investment Manager, DSM Venturing

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Using Sustainable and Green Chemistry and Engineering Design Principles

– Bob Israel, Global Director, Product Stewardship & Sustainability, The Valspar Corporation

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Eliminating Restricted Substances in the Apparel & Footwear Supply Chain: The AFIRM Supplier Toolkit

– Nathaniel Sponsler, Manager, Product Regulations, Gap Inc.

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Technology Advances Green Chemistry: Four Case Studies on how GreenWERCS has Helped Advance Safer Chemistry

– Kieran Callahan, Director, Business Development, The Wercs Ltd.

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An Overview of EPA's Current Activities to Support Alternatives Assessment and Safer Chemistry

– Wendy Cleland-Hamnett, Director Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, EPA

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California's Draft Regulations for Safer Consumer Products and their Implications for Green Chemistry

– Maziar Movassaghi, Acting Director, California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

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