Presentations

Cann, Michael C., “Two Decades of Green Chemistry Progress, not only for the Environment but for Education, through the US Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards," Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Portland, OR, June 14-16, 2016.

Cann, Michael C., (invited), “Two decades of the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards provide powerful illustrations of green chemistry for greening the chemistry curriculum, to educate the public, and for industries to emulate,” ACS Central Regional Meeting, Covington, KY, May 18-21, 2016.

International Flavors and Fragrances Green Chemistry Refresher Workshop, Union Beach, NJ, December 15, 2015.

International Flavors and Fragrances Green Chemistry Refresher Workshop, Union Beach, NJ, November 24, 2015.

Cann, Michael C., (invited), “Developing Sustainable Technologies to Assist us in Living within Planetary Environmental Boundaries,” Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, October 21-22, 2015.

Cann, Michael C., (invited), “Planetary boundaries that we MUST all live by; opportunities for innovative interdisciplinary research and education in sustainable technologies,” ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, Ithaca, NY, June 11, 2015.

Cann, Michael C., “Blending green chemistry and sustainabilitythroughout Chemistry in Context to produce informed citizens,” ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.

Cann, Michael C., “Blending green chemistry and sustainability into the curriculum to produce stewards of the environment,” ACS National Meeting, SanFrancisco, CA, August 10-14, 2014.

Cann, Michael C, and Murphy, Mark., “Sustainability at Scranton: A New Way of Thinking about Academics, Operations and Outreach,” Just Sustainability Hope for the Commons meeting, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, August 7-9, 2014.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Chemistry for a Sustainable Planet,” ACS Southern Florida Section Meeting, Florida Gulf Coast University, Estero, FL, January 14, 2014, http://www.soflacs.org/nlettjan14.pdf.

Cann, Michael C., “Greening the Chemistry Curriculum Employing the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards: a 17 Year Endeavor,” ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, New Haven, CT, October 25, 2013.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry, Chemistry for a Sustainable Planet,” EPA Region 1, Boston, M, October 24, 2013.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry Education, Charting a Course for the Future,” (http://acswebinars.org/future-green-chemistry-education) ACS National Webinar. September 5, 2013.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Case Studies in Green Chemistry: The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards,” Green Chemistry in Higher Education: EPA Region 2 Faculty Workshop, Loudinville, NY, July 20, 2013.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Sustainability in Chemistry Education,” Green Chemistry in Higher Education: EPA Region 2 Faculty Workshop, Loudinville, NY, July 20, 2013.

Cann, Michael C., “Infusion of sustainability and sustainable energy into Chemistry in Context, a textbook for non-science majors, ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” Latin American Chemistry Congress, Cancun, Mexico, October 27-31, 2012.

Cann, Michael C., “Infusion of green chemistry and sustainability into organic chemistry lecture,” Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Penn State University State College, PA, July 29-August 2, 2012.

Cann, Michael C., “Blending green chemistry and sustainability throughout Chemistry in Context, a text for non-science majors,” Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Penn State University State College, PA, July 29-August 2, 2012

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry Case Studies: The Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards," Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference Student Workshop, Washington, DC, June 17-21, 2012.

Cann, Michael C., “Blending Sustainability and Additional Green Chemistry into Chemistry in Context,” ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 22-29, 2012.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” Gordon College Green Chemistry Lecture, March 1, 2012.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, New York-Philadelphia Section Meeting, Somerset, NJ, Ocotober 5, 2011.

Cann, Michael C., “Infusing Green Chemistry and Sustainability into the Curriculum During the International Year of Chemistry and Beyond,” ACS National Meeting, Denver, CO, August 28-September 1, 2011.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, NJ, April 12, 2011.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, February, 11, 2011

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” ACS Princeton Section Meeting, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, November, 10, 2010.

Cann, Michael C., (invited award presentation) "Infusing Sustainability/Green Chemistry across the Undergraduate and Graduate Curricula, and Beyond," ACS/CEI Recognition of Exemplary Work in the Incorporation of Sustainability into the Curriculum, ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 23, 2010.

Cann, Michael C., “Sustainable Technologies Administration, Moving Toward a Sustainable Economy," Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June 21-23, 2010.

Cann, Michael C., “Blending Sustainability and Additional Green Chemistry into Chemistry in Context," Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June 21-23, 2010.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) Taylor and Francis Green Chemistry Lecture, "Bringing Green Chemistry and Sustainability into the Curriculum," Canadian Society of Chemistry National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 20-June 2, 2010.

Cann, Michael C., "Infusing Sustainability into Traditional Chemistry Courses," ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) Green Chemistry/Sustainability Workshop , Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA, February 16, 2010

American Chemical Society Tour Speaker: Cann, Michael C., (invited)
“Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,”

  • ACS Green Mountain Section, Norwich University, Northfield, VT, October 13, 2009.
  • ACS Central Massachusetts Section, Worcester State College, Worcester, MA, October 14, 2009.
  • ACS Northern New York Section, SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY, October 15, 2009.

“Greening the Chemistry Curriculum,”

  • ACS Mid-Hudson Section, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, October 16, 2009.

Cann, Michael C., “How do we Weave Sustainability and Green Technologies as a Prominent Theme into Chemistry Education and into the Spring 2010 ACS National Meeting?” ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2009.

Cann, Michael C., “Infusing Green Chemistry and Sustainability into the Curriculum at the University of Scranton and Beyond” ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August17-21, 2008.

Cann, Michael C., “Infusing Sustainability and Additional Green Chemistry into Chemistry in Context,” Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June 24-27, 2008.

Cann, Michael C., “Infusing Sustainability and Additional Green Chemistry into Chemistry in Context,” Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June 24-27, 2008.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” University of Maryland, College Park, MD, November 8, 2007.

American Chemical Society Tour Speaker:
Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,”

  • ACS Binghamton Section Meeting, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, October 15, 2007.

ACS Corning Section Meeting, Horseheads, NY, October 16, 2007.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” ACS Syracuse Section Meeting, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, September, 24, 2007.

Cann, Michael C., “Greening the Chemistry Lecture Curriculum: Now is the Time to Infuse Existing Textbooks with Green Chemistry,” Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June, 27-29, 2007.

Umile, Tom, and Cann, Michael., “Greening the classroom continues: Real-World Cases in Green Chemistry, Volume 2,” Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June, 27-29, 2007.

Umile, Tom, and Cann, Michael, Integrating green chemistry across the undergraduate chemistry curriculum,” Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June, 27-29, 2007.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry: Chemistry for the Long Haul,” ACS Maryland Section Meeting, Anne Arundel Community College , Arnold, MD, November 15, 2006 .

Cann, Michael C., “Web-based Green Chemistry Teaching Modules,” ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September, 10-14, 2006.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) "Greening the Chemistry Lecture Curriculum," 89th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, Halifax , NS , May 29-31, 2006.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) "Tools and Materials for Infusing Green Chemistry into the Undergraduate Lecture Curriculum," Chemical Sciences Roundtable Green Chemistry and Engineering Education Workshop, The National Academies Keck Center, Washington, DC, November 7-8, 2005.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) "Greening the Chemistry Curriculum," Middle Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts Chemistry Teachers, Widener University , Chester , PA , October 21, 2005 .

Cann, Michael C., “Infusing Green Chemistry into an Environmental Chemistry Course and an Environmental Chemistry Textbook,” ACS National Meeting, Washington , DC , August 28, 2005 .

Cann, Michael C., "Greening the Chemistry Curriculum," 8th Meeting of International Jesuit Association of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Universities and Schools (ISJACHEM), Seattle University, Seattle, WA, July 19-22, 2005.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) "Greening the Chemistry Curriculum," Green Chemistry and Laboratory Waste Management Seminar, Vassar College , Poughkeepsie , NY , June 6, 2005 .

Cann, Michael C., “Infusing Chemistry Lecture Courses with Green Chemistry: Poster and Oral Presentations, Web-based Modules, Supplemental Material, and Textbooks,” ACS National Meeting, San Diego , CA , March 13-17, 2005 .

Cann, Michael C., “Infusing Green Chemistry into an Environmental Chemistry Course and an Environmental Chemistry Textbook,” 9th FEECS Conference and 2nd SFC Meeting on Chemistry and the Environment, Bordeaux, France, August 29-September 1, 2004.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Pollution Prevention: A Paradigm Addressed Through Green Chemistry,”NAOSMM Annual Conference and Trade Show, Philadelphia , PA , August, 2, 2004 .

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Greening the Chemistry Curriculum,” ACS Lehigh Valley Section Meeting, Moravian College , Bethlehem , PA , April 22, 2004 .

American Chemical Society Tour Speaker:
Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Pollution Prevention: A Paradigm Addressed Through Green Chemistry,”

      • ACS Central Wisconsin Section Meeting, U. Wisconsin Stevens Point , April 14, 2004 .
      • ACS Lake Superior Section Meeting, EPA Mid-Continent Laboratory, Duluth , MN , April 16, 2004 .“Greening the Chemistry Curriculum,”
      • ACS Milwaukee Section Meeting, U. Wisconsin Milwaukee , Milwaukee , WI , April 12, 2004 .
      • ACS Northeast Wisconsin Section Meeting, U. Wisconsin Green Gay, Green Bay , WI , April 13, 2004 .
      • ACS LaCrosse-Winona Section Meeting, Viterbo University , LaCrosse, WI, April 15, 200

Cann, Cynthia W.; Cann, Michael C., "Environmental/Sustainability Education at the University of Scranton," EAUF Conference, Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica, San Jose Costa Rica, Nov. 2-7, 2003.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Pollution Prevention: A Paradigm Addressed Through Green Chemistry,” ACS New Haven Section Meeting, Naugatuck , CT , September, 29, 2003 .

Cann, Michael C., "Green Chemistry,” Toward a Sustainable Future, course for educators, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, July, 27-31, 2003.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Greening the Chemistry Curriculum,” ACS Mid-Hudson Section Meeting, Marist College , Poughkeepsie , NY , April 24, 2003 .

American Chemical Society Tour Speaker:
Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Pollution Prevention: A Paradigm Addressed Through Green Chemistry,”

      • ACS Virginia Blue Ridge Section Meeting, Radford University , Radford , VA , April 7, 2003 .
      • ACS Virginia Section Meeting, University of Virginia , Charlottesville , VA , April 8, 2003
      • “Greening the Chemistry Curriculum,
      • ACS Eastern North Carolina Section Meeting, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, April 9, 2003.

"Green Chemistry" A Day long Workshop; (invited) Presentation to a state-wide meeting of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental (PADEP) chemists, PADEP Northwest Regional Office, Wilkes-Barre, PA, March 20, 2003.

American Chemical Society Tour Speaker:
Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Greening the Chemistry Curriculum,”

      • ACS Kansas State University Section Meeting, KSU, Manhattan , KS , February 24, 2003
      • ACS Wichita Section Meeting, Wichita State University , Wichita , KS , February 25, 2003 .
      • ACS Mo-Kan-Ok Section Meeting, Missouri Southern State College, Joplin , MO , February 26, 2003 .

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Greening Across the Chemistry Curriculum, Including Web Based Teaching Modules,” 36th Annual Meeting, Middle Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts Chemistry Teachers, Frederick , MD , October 11-12, 2002 .

Cann, Michael C., (invited) "Green Chemistry, A Paradigm for Pollution Prevention," Penn State University Harrisburg , September 23, 2002 .

Cann, Michael C., "The Green Chemistry Education Program at the University of Scranton ," Briefing to David Hess, Secretary PADEP, Scranton , Pennsylvania , September, 19, 2002 .

Cann, Michael C., “Resources for the Infusion of Green Chemistry Into Lecture Courses,” Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Bellingham, Western Washington University , Washington , July 28- August 1, 2002 .

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Greening Across the Chemistry Curriculum, Including Web Based Teaching Modules,” Green Chemistry in Education, NSF sponsored workshop, Eugene, Oregon, July 20-25, 2002.

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry a New Paradigm in Pollution Prevention,”

      • Peking University, Chemistry Department, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China, June 21, 2002 .
      • Tsinghua University, Chemistry Department, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China, June14, 2002 .
      • Beijing University for Science and Technology, Chemistry Department, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China, June 14, 2002 .
      • Beijing Society of Chemistry, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China, June 7, 2002 .
      • Beijing Normal University, Chemistry Department, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China, May 31, 2002 .
      • Peking University, Environmental Education Center, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China, May 24, 2002 .

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry, Environmental and Economic Benefits,” Baosteel, Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China, June 4, 2002 .

Plenary Presentation:

      • Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Greening the Chemistry Curriculum,” Environmental Chemistry Symposium, ChemCon 2002, Canadian Society for Chemistry, Corner Brook , Newfoundland , Canada , May 17, 2002 .

American Chemical Society Tour Speaker:
Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Greening the Chemistry Curriculum,”

      • ACS Western Maryland Sectional Meeting, Hagerstown , MD , April 16, 2002
      • ACS Southeastern Pennsylvania Sectional Meeting, York College, York, PA, April 17, 2002.
      • ACS Penn-York Sectional Meeting, Falconer, NY, April 18, 2002 .

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Green Chemistry,” IEEE Student Branch, Scranton , PA , October 4, 2001

Cann, Michael C., “Greening Across the Chemistry Curriculum, Including Web Based Teaching Modules,” IUPAC Workshop on Green Chemistry Education, Venice , Italy , September 12-14, 2001 .

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Greening Across the Chemistry Curriculum, Including Web Based Teaching Modules,” Green Chemistry in Education, NSF sponsored workshop, Eugene, Oregon, July 21-23, 2001

Cann, Michael C., “Greening Across the Chemistry Curriculum,” Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, June 26-28, 2001

Cann, Michael C., Infusing the Chemistry Curriculum with Green Chemistry,” IUPAC CHEMRAWN XIV, Boulder , Colorado , June 9-13, 2001

Cann, Michael C., “Greening Across the Chemistry Curriculum,” Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, June 26-28, 2001.

Cann, Michael C., Infusing the Chemistry Curriculum with Green Chemistry,” IUPAC CHEMRAWN XIV, Boulder , Colorado , June 9-13, 2001 .

Cann, Michael C., “Greening Environmental Chemistry Courses in the New Century,” ACS National Meeting, San Diego , CA , April 1-5, 2001

Cann, Michael C., “Have You Greened your Chemistry Curriculum,” Pacifichem International Congress, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 14-19, 2000.

Cann, Michael C., “Bringing Green Chemistry Into the Classroom Using Real World Cases,” Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Ann Arbor, Michigan, July 30-August 3, 2000. (also organized a half day symposium on green chemistry).

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “Real-World Cases in Green Chemistry,” EPA/ACS Green Chemistry Materials Development Workshop, Washington , DC , February 5, 2000 .

Ryan, Mary Ann and Cann, Michael C., “ACS/EPA Green Chemistry Education Project,” ChemEd ’99, Fairfield , CT , August 1-5, 1999

Cann, Michael C., “Bringing Green Chemistry to the Classroom by Employing the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards.” American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim , CA , March 21-25, 1999 .

Cann, Michael C., (invited) “How Green Chemistry is Inserted into the Curriculum at the University of Scranton.” EPA/ACS Green Chemistry Education Program Kickoff Workshop, Washington, DC, October 23-25, 1998.

Cann, Michael C., “Green Chemistry in the Curriculum,” American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 23-27, 1998.