29 September 2022

Irish Polymers and Materials Conference 2022: Polymers and the Environment II

Organised by:

SCI's All-Ireland and Materials Chemistry Groups

Online webinar

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Early bird offer ends 18 August 2022

Synopsis

This is the 7th Polymer event organised jointly by the SCI All-Ireland and Materials Chemistry Groups. The 2022 event will focus on the environmental issues faced by the polymer industries:

  • Microplastics
  • Toxicity and Biodegradation
  • Polymers from Renewable Resources
  • Recycling of Polymers
  • Green Chemistry applied to Polymer Synthesis

Attendees

This event will be of interest to anyone working in polymer chemistry or environmental chemistry.


Programme

Thursday 29 September

13.00
Welcome and introduction
13.10
Ecotoxicity, Biodegradability and the polymer data gap
Alexandra Evans, Croda
13.40
Microplastic pollution from textiles: quantitative evaluation and mitigation strategies
Francesca De Falco, University of Plymouth
14.10
Plastic pollution: are there solutions to this global environmental challenge?
Prof Richard Thomson, Plymouth
14.40
Synthetic sugar-derived polymers towards renewable and functional materials
Dr Antoine Buchard, University of Bath
15.10
Break
15.30
Decarbonising the Polymer Production Process
Dr Jessica Staniland, Croda
16.00
Approaches to improving the sustainability characteristics of anaerobic adhesives
Dr David Condron, Henkel
16.30
H&S Instant Adhesives – A Challenging and Complex Journey
Dr Emer Ward and Dr Susan Reilly, Henkel
17.00
Extra questions and closing words

Fees
Before early bird - ends 18 Aug 2022
SCI Member - £50
Non-member - £75
Student member - £45
After early bird
SCI Member - £100
Non-member - £125
Student member - £45

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Sponsors

Organising Committee

Gordon Armstrong, University of Limerick

David Birkett, formerly Henkel

Jim Wickson, Croda


Contact

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

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