Design of Safer Chemicals and Products: the Nexus of Toxicology and Chemistry
This two-day workshop aims to introduce chemists, toxicologists, material scientists engaged in material selection and product design to systematic decision making about design and selection of safer commercial chemicals.
Download a flyer for the workshop here.
Location: McMenamins Edgefield
Historic Edgefield, built in 1911 as the county poor farm, is a destination resort in the Pacific Northwest that blends Oregon's natural beauty with McMenamins' signature whimsy: original buildings carefully restored with cozy interiors, gardens grown using organic methods, great food and drink, live entertainment and more. (source: McMenamins website)
McMenamins Edgefield is 12 miles east of the Portland International Airport and 20 miles east of Portland.
- Take I-84 East to exit 16.
- Turn right onto 238th Drive.
- Turn left at the light onto Halsey Street.
- McMenamins Edgefield will be on your right after ¼ mile.
Lodging is available onsite at McMenamins Edgefield. Make reservations online or by calling: (800) 669-8610. A room block has been reserved for workshop participants under the code 1504NORTH through March 23, 2015. Be sure to mention the group code, or you may be told that no rooms are available.
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Northwest Green Chemistry
Northwest Green Chemistry is an emerging non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance human and environmental health by fostering innovation and economic opportunities through sustainable and green chemistry and engineering solutions.
The creation of the center is funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Washington Department of Ecology. Northwest Green Chemistry is a project of Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE), a registered public charity, which provides non-profit status. Your donation is fully tax-deductible.