2008 Spring

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Presentation Slides

Pursuing Green Chemistry GLRPPR – April 10-11, 2008(PPT)
P2 GLRPPR green chemistry(PPT)


Tentative Agenda

Pre Conference Training — Wednesday 9th April

8:00 am


8:10 am

Brief review of Lean trends, principles and methods, using hands-on simulation

9:30 am

Integrating Lean and Clean – Jim Story
Implications for lean trends of environmental issues
Multiplying lean benefits by incorporating environmental issues

10:30 am

15 min Break

10:45 am

Putting it all together in an Enhanced Value Steam Map
Review of the Lean and Environmental Toolkit
Lean and Clean Success Story

12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Green Suppliers Network Overview (pdf)

1:45 pm

Green Suppliers Network Review Process (pdf)

2:30 pm

15 Min Break

2:45 pm

Metrics and Measurement
Green Suppliers Network Calculator

3:15 pm

Beyond Lean and Clean
Connections to EMS

3:45 pm

Implementation Resources
Connections to intern programs
State leadership programs
Follow-on projects

4:15 pm

Questions and Wrap-up

5:30 pm – on

Omaha Royals Baseball against Round Rock Express
(Game starts at 6.35pm). OR Dinner in the Historic Old Market

Day 1 — Thursday 10th April

8:00 am Registration
8:30 am Welcome
Zoo RepresentativeOmaha Mayor’s Office Representative

9:00 am

Five Reasons Businesses go Green; summaries of Business Sustainability case studiesPaul McMeekin (pdf)

9:20 am

Ethanol – What is the state of the ethanol industry? What are the impacts and opportunities?Don Grafton (pdf) & Steve Sorum (Ethanol Board – Invited) (pdf)

10:20 am


10:30 pm

Green Chemistry (butner)Scott Butner et al. (pdf), Green Chemistry (chary) -Lin Katz Chary (pdf)Green Chemistry (phenicie) -Dale Phenicie (pdf)

12:00 pm

Lunch and Networking
1:30 pm Waste to Profit networkKaren Wan (pdf) & Waste to Profit network (gromacki)Mike Gromacki (pdf)

2:30 am

Carbon Credit ProgramNebraska Farmers Union (pdf)

3:15 pm

Measuring Climate ChangeChuck Rice (pdf)

4:00 pm


4:10 pm

EPA, and NPPR Report Out

5:00 pm

Closing comments

5:15 pm


7:00 pm

Evening Activity – Activities Ideas

Day 2 — Friday 11th April

8:00 am

States, – 10 minutes a state,P2RIC staff as facilitator

10:00 pm

New Programs Report Out e.g. CARE Grant
Marcy Bauer (pdf) Public Health Services Nebraska
Rachael Herpel (pdf) Groundwater Foundation
10:30 pm Break & Networking

11:00 pm

Midwest Product Stewardship Council – Theresea Stiner & Steve Brachman (pdf)

12:00 pm


12:45 pm

P2 Intern Programs in R7 – Phil Kaplan, Stacey Hawkey (pdf), Jeff Fiagle, David Carter & Marie SteinwachsExamples of what does and what does not work in the P2 intern programs
Other items

2:00 pm

Closing comments

2:15 pm


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