PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Clean Products and Processes

June 1-5, 1997
Bahia Resort Hotel and Conference Center
998 West Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
Tel: 1-619-490-3328
Fax: 1-619-488-1387

Conference Chair:
S. Sikdar
National Risk Management Research Laboratory, EPA

Conference Co-Chair:
I.J. Licis
National Risk Management Research Laboratory

Engineering Foundation
345 East 47th Street
New York, N.Y. 10017
Phone 1-212-705-7837; Fax 1-212-705-7441
E-mail: engfnd@aol.com

CO-SPONSORS
The Environmental Protection Agency
National Science Foundation
Center for Waste Reduction Technology (CWRT) of
the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Department of Energy
American Institute of Pollution Prevention (AIPP)
Electrical Power Research Institute
Battelle (Columbus)
The U.S. - Asia Environmental Partnership
SRI International

Sunday June 1, 1997

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Dinner

8:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. Opening remarks
Dr. Subhas Sikdar, Conference Co-Chair
Director, Sustainable Technology Division
National Risk Management, Research Laboratory, EPA

Overview
Dr. Robert M. Wellek, National Science Foundation (CRT)

9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Opening reception

Monday June 2, 1997

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am - 12:00 noon SESSION I: CLEAN PRODUCT TECHNOLOGIES
Session Co-Chairs:
Stephen Lingle
Director, Environmental Engineering Research Division
NCERQA, ORD, USEPA
&
Teresa Harten
Chief, Clean Processes and Products Branch
STD, NRMRL, USEPA

8:30 am - 9:15 am Non-VOC Coatings
Dr. Gerard Caneba
Michigan Technological University

9:15 am - 10:00 am Ionic Liquids as Replacements for Organic Solvents
Professor Kenneth R. Seddon
School of Chemistry, The Queens University of Belfast

10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 am - 11:15 am New Biopolymers Produced by Microoarganisms
Dr. Ryuchiro Kurane
Director of Applied Microbiology, National Institute of Applied Microbiology

11:15 am - 12:00 noon Decision Metries for Assessing Remanufacturability in Automobile Design
Dr. Michael Saunders
Georgia Institute of Technology

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:45 pm - 5:00 pm Ad hoc discussions / free time

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Poster Session & Social Hour

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm SESSION II: LIFE CYCLE ANALYSIS AND FULL COST ACCOUNTING
Session Chair:
Mary Ann Curran, STD, NRMRL, USEPA

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm Eco-Indicator 97
Mark Geodkoop
PRe Consultants

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm LCA in the United Kingdom
Professor Roland Clift
Director of Centre for Environmental Technology, University of Surrey

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm LCA Case Studies at P&G
Dr. J. William Owens
Principal Scientist, Environmental Science Department, The Procter & Gamble Company

9:30 pm - 10:30 pm Social Hour

Tuesday June 3, 1997

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am - 12:00 noon SESSION III: CLEAN CHEMISTRY AND ENGINEERING
Session Co-Chairs:
Dr. Russell Farris
Chief, Existing Chemicals Section OPPT, USEPA
&
Dr. David Huestis
Director, Environmental Technology Program
SRI International

8:30 am - 9:15 am Role of Molecular Modeling and Computational Chemistry in "Green" Product Development
Dr. David Dixon
Battelle NW National Laboratories

9:15 am - 10:00 am Clean Catalysis
Dr. Ian E. Maxwell
Catalyst Research and Development, Shell Research and Technology Centre

10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 am - 11:15 am Clean Technology for Liquid Phase Hydrocarbon Oxidation: from Zeolites to Composite Catalytic Membrane Reactors
Prof. Gino V. Baron
Vrije University of Bruxelles

11:15 am - 12:00 noon TBA

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:45 pm - 5:00 pm Ad hoc discussions / free time

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Poster Session & Social Hour

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm SESSION IV: CLEAN ENERGY PRODUCTION AND USE
Session Co-Chairs:
Charles Russomanno, DOE
&
Ivars J. Licis, USEPA

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm Thin Film Batteries for a Cleaner Environment
Prof. Ronald B. Goldner
Electro-Optics Technology Center, Tufts University

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm The Impact of Biopower on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the United States During the Period 1997-2020: An Analysis of Options
Dr. Richard Bain, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, DOE

9:00 pm - 9:30 pm TBA

9:30 pm - 10:30 pm Social Hour

Wednesday June 4, 1997

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am - 12:00 noon SESSION V: COMPUTER-BASED DESIGN TOOLS
Session Co-Chairs:
Dr. Urmilla Diwekar
Department of Engineering and Public Policy
Carnegie Mellon University
&
Dr. Peter P. Radecki
Executive Director, Corporate Relations
Michigan Technological University

8:30 am - 9:15 am Sustainability in Chemical Manufacturing Processes
Dr. Heriberto Cabezas
STD, NRMRL, USEPA

9:15 am - 10:00 am Pollution Prevention Via Mass Integration
Dr. Dennis Spriggs
Matrix Process Integration

10:00 am - 10:30 am Coffee Break

10:30 am - 11:15 am Towards Life-Cycle Based Optimal Process and Plant Design
Dr. E.N. Pistikopoulos
Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Imperial College

11:15 am - 12:00 noon TBA

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:45 pm - 5:45 pm Ad hoc discussions / free time

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Dinner

8:00 pm - 10:15 pm SESSION VI: APPLIED P2 SOLUTIONS
Session Co-Chairs:
Dr. Robert Wellek
National Science Foundation

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm Applied P2 Solutions Via Collaborative Industrial Research
Dr. Jack Weaver
Director, Center for Waste Reduction Technologies

8:30 pm - 9:00 pm Conversion of Biomass Into Useful Products
Dr. Mark Holtzapple
Department of Chemical Engineering
Texas A & M

9:00 pm - 9:15 pm Coffee Break

9:15 pm - 9:45 pm New Developments in Clean Process Electrotechnologies
Dr. K.R. Ammi Amarnath
Electric Power Research Institute

9:45 pm - 10:15 pm TBA

10:15 pm - 11:15 pm Social Hour

Thursday June 5, 1997

7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 am - 12:00 noon SESSION VII: SUMMARY DISCUSSION
Session Chair:
Dr. Henry Shaw
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Overview of Session Presentations
Session Chairs -- Panel

Open Discussion

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm SESSION VIII: POLLUTION PREVENTION (P2) ISSUES IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION
Session Chair:
Dr. Ted MacDonald
Office of International Activities, USEPA

P2 Issues (TBA)
Panel Discussion by members of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

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