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1st Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference
3 - 6 April 2016 | Intercontinental Hotel, Berlin, Germany

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Opening Session

  • Opening Address
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Kümmerer, Conference Chair and Director, Institute of Sustainable and Environmental Chemistry, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Germany

  • Welcome Address
  • Dr Barbara Hendricks, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, German Federal Government

    Prof. Dr. Thisbe Lindhorst, President of the GDCh (German Chemical Society), Chair of Organic and Biological Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Kiel, Germany

    Philippe Terheggen, Managing Director, Elsevier, The Netherlands

  • Opening Keynote Talk
  • Paul Anastas, Director of the Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering and Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment Yale University, USA

  • Mineral Resources and Recycling
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Armin Reller, University of Augsburg, Germany
    (Invited talk: 25 mins) Dr. Bali Barume, Université Officielle de Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Non-fossil sources for old and new organic molecules
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) James Clark, University of York, UK
    Invited talk: 25 mins) Johannes Panten, Symrise, Germany
  • Synthesis and solvents
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Zhimin Liu, Chinese Academy of Science, China

    (Invited talk: 25 mins) Nicholas Gathergood, Technical University Tallin, Estonia

  • Catalysis and Engineering
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Regina Palkovits, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    (Invited talk: 25 mins) N. R. Shiju, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Green and Sustainable Products
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Klaus Kümmerer, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Germany
    (Invited talk: 25 mins) Carsten Sinkel, BASF, Germany
  • Renewable energies
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Susan Schorr, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, Germany
    (Invited talk: 25 mins) Lise Appels, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Overarching approaches and new business models
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Alexander Nies, German Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Germany

    (Invited talk: 25 mins) Dr. Achim Halpaap, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Chemicals and Waste Branch, Geneva, Switzerland

  • Greenness and Sustainability
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Alexei Lapkin, University of Cambridge, UK
    (Invited talk: 25 mins) Joel Tickner, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
  • Ethics, legislation and economics
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Ms. Petra Schwager, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, Austria
    (Invited talk: 25 mins) Helmut Krist, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Germany
  • The context
    (Keynote talk: 35 mins) Pierre Barthelemy, CEFIC, Belgium
    (Invited speaker: 25 mins) Roland Weber, Weber Consulting, Germany

What previous delegates thought about the conference:

“High level of scientific content (presentations, posters)”
“High quality of keynote lectures”
“The topic and scope of this conference is very relevant to today’s society and environment and
the world.”

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  • Leuphana
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