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2014 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference
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11/12/2014
When: 11/12/2014

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2014 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference 
November 12 at Michigan State University's Kellogg Center in East Lansing, Michigan

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This year’s GreenUp Conference on the campus at Michigan State University provides excellent opportunities for sharing information, networking, and learning, will feature:

The 6th Annual Michigan Green Chemistry Governor’s Award Ceremony
Keynote speakers:Student poster contest with a $500 prize
> Eric Beckman, University of Pittsburgh, Co-Director of the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation and a Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge award winner.
> Bruce Dale, Michigan State University, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University Distinguished Professor; MSUAgBioResearch.
> Deanna Cullen, chemistry teacher at Whitehall High School in Whitehall, Michigan.
Breakout sessions and panels

Green chemistry and engineering is revolutionizing the way we work and live, by employing less toxic materials and processes in the manufacture and design of the products we use every day while protecting human health and the environment. New regulations and consumer demand are pushing green chemistry and engineering principles to create new markets, reduce costs, increase safety, and gain a competitive edge.

The 2014 Michigan Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference is a fantastic platform to unify business leaders, engineers, chemists, researchers, teachers, and policymakers to move green chemistry and engineering forward in Michigan.  

Designed for anyone interested in innovation and sustainability in Michigan, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from leading experts and share solutions to “green up” Michigan through green chemistry and engineering.  Presenters will be talking about designing, innovating, and manufacturing what’s next by developing less hazardous, more effective materials, processes, and products.

This conference qualifies for 5 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) for Professional Engineers.

Program Questions:
Chris Affeldt
affeldtc@michigan.gov

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Michigan Energy Innovators Gala
November 12, 2014 - 6-9pm
 (Following the 2014 GreenUp Conference)

 

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