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ACS National Meeting, Orlando

March 31, 2019 - April 4, 2019

Join Beyond Benign staff and Lead Teachers at the ACS National Meeting and Exposition in Orlando, FL

Sunday, 8:35am: CHED symposium “Chemistry Teachers Day Program” – Beyond Benign Lead Teachers, Dr. Lurea Doody and Cassandra Knutson will present “Chemistry and the final frontier: Student designed sustainable payloads at the edge of space” (Room W315A – Orange County Convention Center) Abstract

Sunday, 1:30pm – 4:55pm: CHED symposium “Green and Sustainable Chemistry Theory and Practice: Chemistry for New Frontiers” Session, organized by Dr. Ed Brush (Bridgewater State University) and Dr. Jane Wissinger (Univ. of MN) – Beyond Benign’s ED Amy Cannon will present (4:35pm) on “Green chemistry commitment: Progress report and future” (Room W311C – Orange County Convention Center) Abstract

Sunday, 7:00 – 9:00pm: Stop by General Posters to meet Beyond Benign’s Director of the Green Chemistry Commitment program, Irv Levy presenting “The Green Chemistry Commitment” (West Hall C, Orange County Convention Center) Abstract

Monday, 9:15am: CHED symposium “Chemistry and Our Common Future: 2019 George C. Pimentel Award Symposium in Honor of Cathy Middlecamp” – Beyond Benign’s Director of the Green Chemistry Commitment, Irv Levy, will present “Environmental advocacy in action: The green chemistry commitment” (Room W315A, Orange County Convention Center) Abstract

Monday, 8:30am – 12:00pm: CHED symposium “Green Chemistry Student Chapters: Stories of Success” – featuring some Green Chemistry Commitment signer schools’ student chapters, presided by Beyond Benign’s graduate student liaison, Mollie Enright (University of Toledo) (Room W311C, Orange County Convention Center) Session

Monday, 11:50am: CHED “Exploring the use of PLA films for oil spill cleanup: A sustainable classroom experiment”- led by Jane E Wissinger, Beyond Benign Lead Teacher, Cassandra Knutson, and colleagues from the University of Minnesota and Boston College. (Room W311D, Orange Country Convention Center) Abstract

Monday, 1:30 – 5:30pm: CHED symposium “UN Sustainable Development Goals: Unique Opportunities for the Chemical Enterprise” (W311C, Orange County Convention Center) Session

Tuesday AM: SCHB symposium “Frontiers in Green Chemistry for Small Businesses” – Dr. Amy Cannon (for Dr. John Warner) will present “Green chemistry: The technology greenhouse” (Orlando V – Hilton Orlando)

Tuesday, 1:30 – 4:10pm: CHED symposium “Green Chemistry as a Pillar of Safety Education”, organized by Dr. Haim Weizman (UC San Diego) and Dr. Jane Wissinger (Univ. of MN) (Room W311C, Orange County Convention Center) Session

Wednesday, 9:15am: CHED symposium “Research on Learning in the Laboratory” Dr. Lurea Doody (Beyond Benign Lead Teacher) will present “Beyond gate-keeping: Improving the first-semester general chemistry laboratory experience” (Room W311D, Orange County Convention Center) Abstract

 

 

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March 31, 2019
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April 4, 2019
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