Electronics & Sustainability: Design for Energy and the Environment

March 23-24, 2011

Time Tuesday, March 22, 2011
3:00 - 5:00 Tour (Optional)
National Center for Supercomputing
Tours will be given in 30-minute increments. Specific times for tours will be given after registration.
Time Wednesday, March 23, 2010
7:15 - 8:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:15 - 8:45 Opening Remarks
Sustainable Electronics Initiative
William Bullock (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
8:45 - 9:15 Opening Remarks
Institutional disposition and management of end-of-life electronics: case study of U.S. universities
Callie Babbitt (Rochester Institute of Technology)
9:15 - 9:30 BREAK
9:30 - 10:00 Material Selection
Electronics on Paper - Will it Succeed
Andrew J. Steckl (University of Cincinnati)
10:00 - 10:30 Product Design
ECOMOTO - Motorola Mobility's Journey to Greener Electronics
Bill Olson (Motorola)
10:30 - 10:45 BREAK
10:45 - 11:15 Product Use
Hard Drive Use Analysis
Willie Cade (PC Recyclers and Refurbishers)
11:15 - 11:45 End of Life Management
Repair 2.0: Reinventing the way we fix things
Kyle Wiens (iFixit)
11:45 - 1:15 Lunch and Keynote Speaker
John Pflueger, Principal Environmental Strategist (Dell)
1:15 - 1:45 Electronics Re-Use
Technical Challenges in Cell Phone Reuse
Chuck Newman (ReCellular)
1:45 - 2:15 Material Recovery
End of life decision making for used products with uncertain quantity and quality of return
Sara Behdad (University of Illinois)
2:15 - 2:30 BREAK
2:30 - 4:45 Panel Discussion
5:00 - 8:00 Reception
Time Thursday, March 24, 2010
7:30 - 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 9:00 Policy
State E-Waste Programs and their Impacts on the Recycling Industry
Katie Reilly (Electronic Recyclers International, Inc.)
9:00 - 9:30 Policy
State Electronics Challenge and Illinois Electronics Recycling Update
Mike Mitchell (Illinois Recycling Association)
9:30 - 10:00 Standards
Mobile Devices: A New Product Sustainability Standard
Bill Hoffman (UL Environment)
10:00 - 10:30 Use/Product Life Cycle
A Product Design Guide for Achieving Sustainable LED Lighting Systems
James Amrine and Manish Mehta
(National Center for Manufacturing Sciences)
10:30 - 10:45 BREAK
10:45 - 11:15 Education
A model transdisciplinary curriculum for sustainable design of electronics
Alex Lobos (Rochester Institute of Technology)
11:15 - 11:45 Electronics Collection
E-Scrap Recycling in Champaign County: A Local Government Perspective
Courtney Rushforth (City of Urbana)
11:45 - 1:15 Working Lunch
 
1:15 - 1:45 Electronic Recovery / Education
Electronics for Sustainability: Beyond Device Impacts to Enabling Sustainable Lifestyles
Kyo Suh (University of Minnesota)
1:45 - 2:15 Electronics Manufacturing Considerations
Innovation for Sustainability
Praveeen Gupta (Illinois Institute of Technology)
2:15 - 2:45 Electronics Manufacturing Considerations
 
Manohar Kulkarni (Illinois Sustainable Technology Center)