2006-2007

Speakers from Boeing, General Motors, and Genzyme to Discuss Green Engineering at WPI Symposium

The WPI Metal Processing Institute’s 2007 Spring Symposium will bring representatives from General Motors, Boeing, Genzyme, Ceralink and the Toxics Use Reduction Institute together to discuss a number of topics in the emerging field of green engineering.

What:

The WPI Metal Processing Institute’s 2007 Spring Symposium will bring representatives from General Motors, Boeing, Genzyme, Ceralink and the Toxics Use Reduction Institute together to discuss topics including:

  • How does one of the world's largest auto makers reduce the environmental impacts of its worldwide operations?
  • What motivated a major biotechnology and pharmaceutical company to develop a widely hailed green headquarters?
  • How has a leading aerospace company built an environmental perspective into the entire life cycle of a new airliner?

View the full agenda.

When:

Wednesday, June 6, 2007, 7:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:

Olin Hall, Room 107
Campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, Mass.

Why:

Green engineering is an emerging field that encompasses the design, commercialization, and use of processes and products that are feasible and economical while also reducing the generation of pollution at the source and minimizing the risk to human health and the environment.

Media Interested in Attending the Symposium:   Please contact Mike Dorsey (508-831-5609 or mwdorsey@wpi.edu); or Eileen Brangan Mell (508-831-6789 or ebmell@wpi.edu).

Others Interested in Attending the Symposium, please contact the WPI Metal Processing Institute at 508-831-5992.

June 1, 2007