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2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment: Building the Field
Nov
1
to Nov 2

2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment: Building the Field

The 2nd International Symposium on Alternatives Assessment: Building the Field provides a collegial forum for governmental agency staff, university researchers, industry sustainability professionals, environmental health consultants and advocates to:

  • Understand advances in alternatives assessment and practices to support informed substitution
  • Foster new collaborations between academic, government and industry alternatives assessment practitioners
  • Identify training education and technical support needs for alternatives assessment and informed substitution
  • Initiate the formation of the Association for the Advancement of Alternatives Assessment (A4) – formalizing the community of practice

Visit www.saferalternatives.org for the full agenda and speaker information.  Register here.

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Jun
20
6:15 PM18:15

Emerald Corridor Roadmap Launch Event

On Wednesday, June 20, in conjunction with Green Chemistry on Tap, NGC will launch the Emerald Corridor Green Chemistry & Engineering Roadmap (2018-2023). The free event will take place from 6:15-8:15 p.m. at Raven and Rose restaurant in the Rookery Bar. Appetizers and drinks will be served! 

RSVP for the Launch Event Here

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Living Future 18
May
1
to May 4

Living Future 18

  • Oregon Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come see NGC's Dr. Amelia Nestler present at the Human Health and Materials Summit as part of the Living Future 18 conference on Wednesday, May 2 from 1:00-5:00 p.m.  

Through speakers and interactive exercises, participants in the leadership summit will explore challenges in creating safe materials. The interdisciplinary session is intended to initiate a dialogue to sustain the momentum on focused efforts that ensure the safety and sustainability of the built environment.

This year's event will be held May 1-4 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Learn more on the conference website

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May
17
to May 18

Mainstreaming Sustainable Chemistry Launch of ISC3 and ISCnet for global cooperation

The International Sustainable Chemistry Collaborative Centre – ISC3 - will be launched in May 2017 on the occasion of the conference “Mainstreaming Sustainable Chemistry”. This conference also provides an opportunity to meet members of the ISCnet global network, which is open to everyone engaged in sustainable chemistry.  Learn more and register.

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Safer Chemicals in Products 2017
Mar
27
to Mar 28

Safer Chemicals in Products 2017

Join NGC's Executive Director Dr. Lauren Heine at the Safer Chemicals in Products conference, March 27-28, 2017, in San Fransisco, CA.  This year's program features a review of the latest work being done on the assessment of alternatives to high-risk chemicals, highlighting the current thinking on substitution and alternatives assessment from the US and Europe.

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Seattle Boat Show
Jan
27
to Feb 4

Seattle Boat Show

  • CenturyLink Field Event Center and South Lake Union (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Drs. Lauren Heine and Amelia Nestler join Peter Schrappen (Clean Boating Foundation and Northwest Marine Trade Association) at the Seattle Boat Show! Stop by, meet NGC's staff in person, and learn more about the Washington State Antifouling Boat Paint Alternatives Assessment.

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Oct
25
to Oct 26

Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) Roundtable

  • Suquamish Clearwater Resort Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Day 1:  Focus on mitigating climate change and regional successes and challenges.
Day 2:  Focus on toxics reduction and putting pollution prevention in a historical context. Drs. Lauren Heine and Amelia Nestler presented on NGC's work assessing alternatives to copper-based antifouling boat paint.

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