Joint Event

Nanotechnology Oversight & Risk
It's Your Business!

Date: Monday, June 12, 2006
Time: Hors d'oeuvres and networking at 6:00 PM; program starts at 7:00 PM
Cost: Free

Location: Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University
Info: For more info, send mail to info@mitstanfordberkeleynano.org

Nanotech is moving out of laboratories and into factories, stores and homes, and waste streams. Governments around the world are looking at ways to ensure workplace, consumer, and environmental health and safety. Are current regulations adequate? Will countries take similar approaches to oversight, especially in Europe and America? Where is there already agreement, and where are possible differences? What role will international organizations play? Please join our panelists as they discuss their perspectives.

Speakers

  • Julia A. Moore, Deputy Director, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
  • Lynn L. Bergeson, Director, Bergeson & Campbell, PC, Washington, DC
  • Elizabeth Surkovic, Risk Management Nanotechnology & Chemicals, UK Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), London

Moderator

  • Anthony Waitz, Managing Partner, Quantum Insight, Menlo Park, CA

This program is a partner event of the MIT Stanford UC Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies was launched in 2005 by the Wilson Center and The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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