8th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSC8)

  • Author/Organiser: Prof. Milton Hearn, Monash University, Australia (Chair)
  • Event Website: http://www.racicongress.com/GSC8/
  • Event Date: 23 July 2017 to 26 July 2017
  • Event Type: Conference
  • Venue: Melbourne, Australia

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The event will highlight significant advances related to the discovery, development, and application of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering, including new compound classes and materials derived from biorefinery approaches, new catalytic reactions, new energy storage systems, and many other new concept and product opportunities.


  • Energy Security and General Storage
  • Clean Synthesis - Cell to Flow Reactors
  • New Green Chemical Processes and Their Optimization
  • Green Catalysts
  • Green Materials and their Engineering
  • Business Models in Green Chemistry
  • Education Initiatives in Green Chemistry

International Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Tadafumi Adschiri, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Prof. Martin Abraham, Youngstown State University, USA
  • Prof. Paul Anastas, Yale University, USA
  • Dr. Nigist Asfaw, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
  • Prof. Isabel Arends, TU Delft, Netherlands
  • Prof. David Black, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Dr. Keith Carpenter, A*STAR, Singapore
  • Prof. Terry Collins, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Dr. David Constable, ACS Green Chemistry Institute, USA
  • Prof. Avelino Corma, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
  • Prof. Robert H. Crabtree, Yale University, USA
  • Dr. Berkeley W. Cue, BWC Pharma Consulting, USA
  • Prof. James Darkwa, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Prof. Karen Goldberg, University of Washington, USA
  • Prof. Motonobu Goto, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Prof. Qing Xiang Guo, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • Dr. Julie Haack, University of Oregon, USA
  • Prof. Buxing Han, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Dr. Mark A Harmer, Central Research & Development, Dupont, USA
  • Prof. Milton Hearn, Monash University, Australia
  • Prof. Chee Cheong Ho, Institut Kimia Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof. István T. Horváth, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Kenji Inoue, Japan Association for Chemical Innovation, Japan
  • Prof. Philip Jessop, Queen's University, Canada
  • Prof. Shu Kobayashi, Tokyo University, Japan
  • Prof. Walter Leitner, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Prof. Youn-Woo Lee, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Prof. Chao-Jun Li, McGill University, Canada
  • Prof. Yong-Chien Ling, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
  • Dr. Ekaterina S. Lokteva, Moscow State University, Russia
  • Prof. Fu-Der Mai, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
  • Prof. Masahiko Matsukata, Waseda University, Japan
  • Prof. Sang-Eon Park, Inha University, South Korea
  • Prof. Virinder Parmar, University of Delhi, India
  • Prof. Martyn Poliakoff, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Dr. Kei Saito, Monash University, Australia
  • Dr. Stéphane Sarrade, CEA, France
  • Dr. Janet L. Scott, University of Bath, UK
  • Prof. Rakesh K. Sharma, University of Delhi, India
  • Prof. Roger Sheldon, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Dr. Hiromichi Shimada, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
  • Prof. Takashi Tatsumi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Prof. Natalya Tarasova, The D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Russia
  • Dr. John Warner, Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, USA
  • Prof. James Wright, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Prof. Ying Jackie Yi-Ru, A*STAR, Singapore
  • Prof. Liu Zhimin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Prof. Vânia Zuin, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil

Local Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Milton Hearn, Monash University, Australia (Chair)
  • Prof. Martin Banwell, Australian National University, Australia
  • Dr. Reinhard Boysen, Monash University, Australia
  • Prof. Roy Jackson, Monash University, Australia
  • Prof. Chun-Zhu Li, Curtin University, Australia
  • A/Prof. Jason Harper, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • A/Prof. Michael Oelgemoeller, James Cook University, Australia
  • A/Prof. Tony Patti, Monash University, Australia
  • Prof. Colin Raston, Flinders University, Australia
  • Dr. Kei Saito, Monash University, Australia (Secretary)

Industry Liason Committee

  • Mr. Roy Rose
  • Mr. Ross Pilling
  • Dr. Greg Simpson
  • Dr. Elizabeth Tasdelen
  • Mr. Leo Hyde
  • Prof. Milton Hearn AM


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