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FW: Call for Papers: AIChE/ACS Joint Symposium on Sustainability (August 28 - September 1, 2005 in Washington, DC )



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Apologies for the cross-posting.  This call for papers has a short fuse on it (April 15, 2005) so I thought it best to err on the side of giving it widespread distribution.
 
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-----Original Message-----
From: Masciangioli, Tina [mailto:TMasciangioli@nas.edu]
Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2005 1:41 PM
To: Masciangioli, Tina
Cc: Zolandz, Dorothy; Lai, Karen
Subject: Call for Papers: AIChE/ACS Joint Symposium on Sustainability

AIChE/ACS Joint Symposium on Sustainability

Sustainability and the Chemical Enterprise

 

230th National Meeting of ACS

August 28 - September 1, 2005 in Washington, DC

 

Co-sponsored by:

- AIChE Institute for Sustainability

- AIChE Sustainability Engineering Forum

- AIChE Environmental Division

- ACS Industrial and Engineering Division

- ACS Green Chemistry and Engineering Subdivision

- ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement

- ACS Environmental Division

- ACS Fuels Division

- ACS Chemical Health and Safety Division

 

You are invited to participate in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers / American Chemical Society's Joint Symposium on Sustainability, to be held at the 230th National Meeting of ACS, August 28 - September 1, 2005 in Washington, DC. The theme of the symposium will be 'Sustainability and the Chemical Enterprise', and sessions will be offered that focus on the key drivers for sustainable operating practices and scientific and technological developments that facilitate sustainable operating results.

 

Papers for oral or poster presentation on any topic related to the theme are welcome, including:

- the business case for sustainability

- financing sustainability

- policy and sustainability

- sustainability metrics

- safety and toxicology

- scientific and technical advances to sustain the enterprise, e.g. new concepts in energy and efficiency, pollution prevention, sensors, sustaining water resources, renewable feedstocks, greener synthesis, greener solvents and separations, inherently safer products, ionic liquids

 

Abstracts for both oral or poster presentation must be submitted electronically at http://oasys.acs.org/. The deadline for submitting an abstract is April 15, 2005. (For deadline extension please contact Brian Blakey.)

 

Co-Organizers:

- Subhas K. Sikdar, Acting Associate Director for Health National Risk, Management Research Lab/USEPA

26 W. M.L. King Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45268

Phone: 513-569-7528, Fax: 513-569-7680, E-mail: sikdar.subhas@epa.gov

- Brian C. Blakey, Chair, Green Chemistry and Engineering Subdivision, ACS

One Research Circle, K1 4A43, Niskayuna, NY 12309

Phone: 518-387-5327, Fax: 518-387-7611, E-mail: blakey@research.ge.com