Green Chemistry Fair & Symposium:
Better Living with Green Chemistry

         

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Angelo State University
Cavness Science Building (corner of Dena and Johnson) [map]

Sponsored by the Student Affiliates Chapter of the American Chemical Society

Site Updated:  April 8, 2010

 

The purpose of the symposium & fair is to:

  • promote to the community the idea of living a “greener” lifestyle.
  • demonstrate the numerous areas one can alter their habits to become more environmentally savvy .
  • demonstrate how chemistry is a large component in the worldwide effort to “go green”.

Events will include:

  • a fair of “Green” vendors.
  • Undergraduate research & poster presentations on a variety of topics.
  • Speakers discussing ways to make your household green.

Speakers:

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bill Carroll, Ph.D., "From Garbage to Stuff: How we Recycle Plastics”
    Dr. Carroll is a former national ACS president, and is currently vice-president of Occidental Chemical Corporation, and is an expert in green policy and regulation.
  • Bruno Antunes, Martifer-Hirschfeld Energy Systems LLC:  "What is Wind Power as a Renewable Energy?"
  • William Rogers, Tennessee Valley Authority:  "The Tennessee Valley Authority and the Kingston Ash Event"

 

Tentative Schedule — Saturday, April 17, 2010

9:00 am Check-in for Vendors and poster presenters
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Green Chemistry Fair / Poster Presentation
10:00 am to 11:00 am Poster judges check-in
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Poster Judging
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Speakers
1:00 pm Speaker:  Bruno Antunes, Martifer-Hirschfeld Energy Systems LLC:
     “What is Wind Power as a Renewable Energy?”
2:00 pm Speaker:  William Rogers, Tennessee Valley Authority:
     “The Tennessee Valley Authority and the Kingston Ash Event
3:00 pm Keynote Speaker:  Bill Carroll, Vice President of Occidental Chemical Corporation:
     “From Garbage to Stuff: How we Recycle Plastics”
4:00 pm Awards Presentation
  Reception immediately following the Awards Presentation

 

For more information or to reserve a booth, contact us at acs@angelo.edu
or call Dr. Edith Osborne at 325-486-6629.

 


Disclaimer:  This document and its contents reflect the views and opinions of the author(s)
and not necessarily those of ASU or the Texas Tech University System

For questions, comments, or suggestions about this page, contact me at:
e-mail: Kevin.Boudreaux@angelo.edu

Angelo State University
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry