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Pfas Impact On The Planet Solutions For Packaging

Pfas Impact On The Planet Solutions For Packaging

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Iowa State University of Science and Technology
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EVENT: PFAS: Impact on the Planet and Solutions for the Packaging Industry
Thursday, November 2, 2023

LOCATION: Sheraton Conference Center, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison Wisconsin



  • 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.: Introduction and Opening to Symposium Sessions on Critical Knowledge Gaps for PFAS in Packaging – Dr. Keith Vorst – Director, Polymer and Food Protection Consortium, Iowa State University
  • 9:00 – 9:45 a.m.: State and Federal Regulation of PFAS in Food Packaging: Tom Lee, Partner, Byran, Cave, Leighton and Paisner LLC. San Francisco, CA
  • 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.: PFAS in packaging, cosmetics, and consumer products – Dr. Graham Peaslee, Faculty Researcher and Professor, University of Notre Dame
  • 10:30 – 10:45 a.m.: Coffee and Beverages Break
  • 10:45 – 11:30 a.m.: PFAS in Food and Food Packaging – Dr. Allan Bailey, Director, FDA Division of Food Contact Notifications
  • 11:30 – 12:00 p.m.: Mitigation and Rapid Detection Strategies for PFAS in Packaging – Dr. Greg Curtzwiler, Faculty Researcher, and Mark Early, Researcher, Polymer and Food Protection Consortium, Iowa State University
  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.: Dr. George Huber, UW Madison Chemical Engineering, Director of the Center for Upcycling Waste Plastics
  • 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.: Dr. Christopher Zahasky and other UW Madison faculty on PFAS flow through ground water
  • 1:45 – 3:00 p.m.: Open Panel Q & A guest speakers
  • 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks and Feedback Survey – Marty Ochs, Executive Director, The Green Bay Innovation Group
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