Speakers

The following invited speakers have confirmed their participation at the conference.

Plenary Speakers

JAMES CLARK

UNIVERSITY OF YORK, UK, 2021 European Sustainable Chemistry Award Lecture

Title: “Towards a Circular Bio-Economy using Green Chemistry”

Gert-Jan Gruter

University of Amsterdam & Avantium, The Netherlands

Title: “Using carbon above the ground as feedstock to produce our future polymers”

Klaus Kümmerer

Leuphana University of Lüneburg and ISC3, Germany

Title: “Chemistry for a Circular Economy and Sustainability”

Katalin Barta

University of Graz, Austria

Title: “Cleave and couple: embracing complexity in renewable resources”

Matthias Beller

Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse Rostock, Germany

Title: “Catalysis - A Key Tool for Green & Sustainable Chemistry”

Arjan W. Kleij

Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain

Title: “Exploring and Expanding Carbon Dioxide Chemical Space Through Novel Catalysis Approaches”

Keynote Speakers

Javier García Martinez

University of Alicante, Spain, President-elect of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, IUPAC

Title: “Circular Chemistry: Designing the Circular Economy at Molecular Scale”

Juan Carlos Colmenares Q.

Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Title: “Coupling sonochemistry and flow/batch heterogeneous photocatalysis within the concept of lignin valorization towards sustainable selective oxidation”

Luigi Vaccaro

University of Perugia, Italy

Title: “Green shades in organic synthesis”

Carol Sze Ki Lin

City University of Hong Kong, HK

Title: “Integrated Biorefinery Strategies for Valorisation of Food and Agricultural Wastes”

Mara G. Freire

University of Aveiro, Portugal

Title: “Design of ionic-liquid-based solvents and materials: towards the sustainable purification of biopharmaceuticals”

David Kubička

University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic

Title: “New developments in the direct conversion of lipids into hydrocarbons”

Christophe Len

Chimie Paristech, France

Title: “Continuous flow performance for catalytic production of biosourced furanics”

TIMOTHY NOËL

UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

Title: “Combining electrochemical synthetic methodology with flow technology - The best of two worlds?”

MAGDA TITIRICI

IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON, UK

Title: "Bioinspired and Bioderived Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion"

IOANNNIS KONSTANTINOU

UNIVERSITY OF IOANNINA, GREECE

Title: “Solar photocatalytic removal of pharmaceuticals from water and real wastewater matrices in lab and pilot-scale using CPC reactors”

PIETER BRUIJNINCX

UTRECHT UNIVERSITY, THE NETHERLANDS

Title: “Renewable building blocks from lignocellulosic biomass and waste streams: new catalytic routes and mechanistic and structural insights”

JONATHAN HIRST

UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM, UK

Title: “Machine Learning for Sustainable Chemistry”