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Fall 2009 Calendar

Seminars are held Mondays, 4-5pm, in 180 Tan Hall (CCN 12587), unless otherwise noted

Aug 31 - John Arnold, Michael Wilson, Megan Schwarzman - Department of Chemistry and School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

Sep 07 - Labor day, no event.

Sep 14 - Green Chemistry and the Future: the example of Iron-TAML Activators
             Terrence Collins - Institute for Green Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Sep 15 - Green Chemistry: Sustaining a High Technology Civilization
Public lecture offered through the UC Berkeley Extension - pre-registration required - 105 Stanley Hall
Terrence Collins - Institute for Green Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Sep 21 - Class Discussion - The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry

Sep 28 - CycloshieldTM Copolyesters: Greener, Super Tough Alternative to Polycarbonate
             Don Kelsey - New Chemical Technology R & D, Shell Chemical Company

Oct 05 - Green Chemistry, How will we know when we get there?
Tony Kingsbury - Center for Responsible Business, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

Oct 12 - Chemistry Myths Revealed  - Seminar Slides
             Chris Vulpe - Department of Nutritional Science & Toxicology, UC Berkeley

Oct 19 - Class Discussion - Bisphenol A - Discussion Slides

Oct 26 - No meeting

Nov 02 - Using Renewable (Bio) Content and Bio-Degradability to Design and Synthesize "Green" Products
             Ramani Narayan, Department of Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Michigan State University

Nov 09 - From Suds to Speedways: How "Green" Ideas Can Flow from Unexpected Taps
             12:30-2pm, Cheit Hall room C125
             Carol Dudley, Senior Vice President, The Dow Chemical Company

Nov 09 - The Future of Mankind and the Role of Green Chemistry - Seminar Slides
Bob Peoples, Green Chemistry Institute, American Chemical Society

Nov 16 - Water Reuse: Short-Circuiting the Hydrologic Cycle and the Potential Risks Posed by Chemical Contaminants
             David Sedlak, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

Nov 23 - Confronting the Life-Cycle, Health, and Environmental Impacts of Chemicals
             Thomas McKone, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley and Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Nov 30 - Class Discussion - Who is Responsible for Making the Chemical Enterprise More Sustainable?

Dec 07 - Moving Upstream: using early biological perturbations as a measure of chemical toxicity for updating risk assessment practices
             Amber Wise, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, UC San Francisco - Seminar Slides