Improving Productivity with Green Chemistry and Engineering

This workshop introduced the science of Green Chemistry & Engineering and discussed how it is being applied by manufacturing companies, as a practical design tool, to improve their operations - reducing waste, improving safety, and gaining an edge in the marketplace with better products and more efficient processing.

Topics covered:

  • The principles and concepts of Green Chemistry & Engineering
  • Emerging research and new technologies that have applications in sustainable manufacturing.
  • Insights on how companies are using Green Chemistry concepts to improve manufacturing efficiency and their bottom-line.

Details

This workshop was held on 10 April 2014 at the Monash Conference Centre in Melbourne. Registration fee was $88.

Speakers

Professor Doug MacFarlane
School of Chemistry - Monash University.
"Practical Applications of Green Chemistry".

Professor Karen Hapgood
Head, Dept. of Chemical Engineering - Monash University.
"Developments in Green Chemical Engineering".

David Bergmann
Innovation Manager - PZ Cussons.
"Strategies and challenges to achieve more sustainable consumer products".

Discussion Panel
Talks were followed by an open Q&A session.

Enquiries

Like to see a repeat of this workshop, or something similar?

Dr Ian James
VCSCM
03 99050303
ian.james@vcscm.org



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