The opening keynote speech for the USSEE 2009 Conference: Science and Policy For a Sustainable Future will be Green Chemistry: From Here to Sustainability. Dr. Paul Anastas will deliver the keynote address.
Dr. Anastas is the director at the Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering Teresa and H. John Heinz III. He is Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and has been a member of the Yale faculty since 2007.
The 5th bi-annual conference of the United States Society for Ecological Economics (USSEE) will be held in Washington DC from May 31st to June 3rd 2009. The conference theme is “Science and Policy for a Sustainable Future”. This theme intends to move the debate from scientific discoveries and insights to practical solutions and viable policies. Conference participants will come from academia, the non-profit sector and the public sector with the goal of advancing collaborations between the private, public and non-profit sector to advance sustainability.