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Autumn 2011 Continuing Education Conference

Presentations and Sessions - 9 November 2011

Keynote Presentation:  

Don Huisingh, Journal of Cleaner Production - Making Progress Toward Sustainable Societies in the Context of Global Climate Change

 

Sessions A & D: Alternatives Assessment 

Pam Eliason, TURI - Alternatives Assessment for TUR: Chemicals and Hazard Focus

Pam Eliason, TURI - Alternatives Assessment for TUR: Performance and Economic Focus 

 

Session B: Nano Materials 

Michael Ellenbecker, TURI - Toxicology and Health Aspects of Nanoparticles 

Mark Banash, Nanocomp Technologies - Managing NanoEHS: Overview from the Lab to the Plant 

Candace SJ Tsai, UMass Lowell - Exposure Assessment and Controls to Reduce Nanoparticle Exposure 

 

Session C: Alternatives Assessment of Building Materials 

Allan Astrup Jensen, Nordic Institute of Product Sustainability, Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology - PFAS and alternatives: Environment and Health Issues 

Melissa Coffin, Healthy Building Network - Pharos: Show Us What You’re Made Of! 

 

Afternoon Plenary: TURA Program Update 

Heather Tenney, TURI - Science Advisory Board Activities, 2011 

 

Session E: RoHS and REACH 

Ken Stanvick, Design Chain Associates - REACH and RoHS: What You Need to Know 

Allan Astrup Jensen, Nordic Institute of Product Sustainability, Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology - European Perspective on REACH

 

Session F: Pigments and Coatings 

Qinguo Fan, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth - Blue Light Curable Inkjet Inks for Textile Digital Printing 

Marc Wolman, MassDEP - Proposed MassDEP Air Pollution Control Regulation Amendments: Adhesives and Sealants, and other VOC-related Provisions 

Andy Dalton and Peter Pescatore, Cabot Corp. - Enova Aerogel Additives for Next Generation Coatings

Liz Harriman, TURI - Restricted Substances in Coatings and Colorants