Yale University
225 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06520
phone: 203.432.5215


New England Green Chemistry Symposium
Sponsored by Pfizer
Saturday, November 16, 2013, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Hosted by Yale Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering
Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium (3rd floor)
195 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511

A map and directions for driving or mass transit can be found here.  

In addition to on-street parking, many of the Yale lots will be open to the public on Saturday.


8:30     Registration and coffee

9:00     Welcome and opening remarks – Paul Anastas (Yale University, Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment)

9:15     Green Chemistry and sustainability at Pfizer

9:45     Green Chemistry tools and resources: Pfizer’s solvent and reagent guides and footprinting methods

10:30   Break

10:45   Guest speaker – Chao-Jun Li (McGill University, Professor, E.B. Eddy Chair, Tier I Canada Research Chair in Green/Organic Chemistry)

11:30   Pfizer case study

12:00   Working lunch; breakout sessions and reportbacks

1:30     Guest speaker – Robert Crabtree (Yale University, Whitehead Professor of Chemistry)

2:00     Guest speaker – Patrick Holland (Yale University, Professor of Chemistry)

2:30     Break

2:45     Guest speaker – John Warner (President and Chief Technology Officer, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry)

3:15     Q&A with guest speakers; survey distribution; closing remarks – Paul Anastas

4:00     Adjourn

New England Green Chemistry Symposium

Free and open to the public!

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