Sustainability in the Chemical Industry: Challenges and Opportunities Workshop Oct. 23


The LSU School of the Coast & Environment’s Department of Environmental Sciences, the LSU Department of Chemical Engineering, the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development, with support from major chemical companies, are sponsoring a one-day workshop addressing the challenges and research needs for long-term sustainability of the chemical industry.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dalton Woods Auditorium

Leading experts in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, academia and the Green Chemistry Institute of the American Chemical Society will

Introduce key concepts and challenges pertinent to key Louisiana Chemical Industries
Discuss materials chemistry and technology for a sustainable future
Examine sustainability programs at key representative corporations at the national level
Present strategies and implementation tools developed by the Green Chemistry Institute, American Chemical Society
Demonstrate the use of mitigation strategies for sustainable site restoration and redevelopment
Discuss the role universities play in sustainable industry development and maintenance