We would like to invite graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in your department to apply to the 2012 Green Chemistry Gordon Research Seminar (GRS) held in Lucca (Barga), Italy on July 21-22, 2012. The GRS immediately precedes the 2012 Green Chemistry Gordon Research Conference (GRC) held July 22-27 at the same location. Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers attending the GRS generally participate in the GRC as well.
We are very excited to announce a recent NSF award to offset travel and registration costs for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from US institutions. Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from US institutions who participate in both the Green Chemistry GRS and GRC will automatically be considered for travel and/or registration scholarships. Please note that individuals who receive this funding must arrange their travel in accordance with the Fly America Act.
The 2012 Green Chemistry GRS will feature keynote speakers Martyn Poliakoff (Nottingham) and Paul Anastas (Yale), a career panel, poster sessions, and a selection of talks by students and postdoctoral researchers. The schedule for the GRC is available at http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2012&program=greenchem .
Please share this message with your department and encourage any interested students and postdoctoral researchers to apply. The application for the GRS is available online at http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2012&program=grs_green . Applicants who are interested in giving a talk or serving as a discussion leader should apply as soon as possible since those roles will be filled within the next two weeks. Space permitting, applications for poster presentations at the GRS and GRC will be accepted until June 23.
Thank you for your time. We look forward to meeting your students and postdoctoral researchers at the GRS this summer!