9th IUPAC International Conference on Green Chemistry (ICGC-9)

  • Author/Organiser: Association of Greek Chemists (AGC), IUPAC Interdivisional Committee on Green Chemistry for Sustainable Development (ICGCSD), Hellenic Green Chemistry Network
  • Event Website: https://greeniupac2020.org/
  • Event Date: 18 October 2020 to 22 October 2020
  • Event Type: Conference
  • Venue: Athens, Greece
  • Associated Societies: International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) | Association of Greek Chemists (EEX), Greece

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Due to concerns about COVID-19, the event has been postponed to September/October 2022.

The event aims to bring together all relevant stakeholders
from academia, research, industry, NGOs, policy makers, and society to exchange and disseminate knowledge and ideas that promote the concept of green chemistry, sustainable development, and the circular economy.


  • Green solvents, safe reagents and sustainable industrial processes
  • Alternative and benign chemical processes (microwaves, ultrasounds, photochemistry, electrochemistry, flow chemistry, etc.)
  • Sustainable organic synthesis
  • Pollution prevention and remediation
  • Toxicology and Ecotoxicology of Chemicals and Products
  • Waste recycle and valorization – Circular economy (food waste, hazardous waste, municipal waste, plastic waste)
  • Valorization of renewable and natural resources
  • Biomass derived platform chemicals, monomers, polymers and composites
  • Alternative fossil fuels and biofuels, green bio-energy, CO2 valorization
  • Energy and atom efficient catalytic processes (homogeneous, heterogeneous and bio-catalysis)
  • Nano-materials for energy and environmental applications
  • Green Analytical and Environmental Chemistry and Technology
  • Computational Chemistry towards greener chemical processes
  • Green Chemistry in conservation and restoration of cultural heritage
  • Green Chemistry metrics; Lifecycle assessment (LCA)
  • Green Chemistry education, policy, ethics, legislation and communication
  • Green Chemistry & UN Sustainable Developments Goals
  • Green Chemistry and entrepreneurship

Selected Speakers

  • Paul Anastas, Yale University, USA
  • Philip G. Jessop, Queen´s University, Canada
  • Pietro Tundo, University of Venice, Italy
  • Keiichi Tomishige, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Mercouri Kanatzidis, Northwestern University, USA
  • Walter Leitner, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Chao-Jun Li, McGill University, Canada


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