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International Assessment of Research Needs for
Nanotechnology Environment, Health and Safety Research

Workshop 1: Towards Nanomaterials Classes
January 9 and 10, 2007

National Institutes of Health Campus, Building 31,
  Rockville Pike and South Drive, Bethesda, Maryland


Agenda

Tuesday, January 9, 2007

7:30      Registration

8:00      Welcomes and Opening Remarks – Dr. Jeremy Berg, NIGMS Director,

              Dr. Samuel Wilson, NIEHS Deputy Director

              Dr. Mihail Roco, Senior Advisor on Nanotechnology, NSF – ENG/OAD

8:20       ICON Director’s Welcome and Overview – Dr. Kristen Kulinowski

8:45       Research Needs for Future Development of EHS Nanomaterial 
              Standards and Practices
 – Mr. Steve Brown

9:15       Physical Properties of Nanomaterials: Towards Predictive Assessments 
               of Risk – Dr.
Vicki Colvin

9:45        Break

10:00     Assessing the Risks of Engineered Nanomaterials: Setting the 
               Scene – Dr. Andrew Maynard

10:30     Nanomaterial Forecast: Volumes and Applications – Dr. Michael Holman

10:50     ICON International NanoEHS Research Needs Assessment 
               Goals – Dr. Michael Garner

11:00     Charge to Workgroups – Dr. Michael Garner

11:30      Lunch

12:00      Work Groups Convene (6 Work Groups: Oxide, Metal, Semiconductor,
               Carbon,  Macromolecules,
Self-Assembling Nanomaterials)

3:00        Break

4:30        Reconvene for Report Backs

6:00        Adjourn

6:30        Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

8:00        Reconvene: Charge to Breakout Groups

8:15       Workgroup Breakout Sessions

9:45        Break

11:00      Reconvene for Report Backs

12:00      Lunch

1:00        Report Outs, Summary, and Next Steps

2:00       Adjourn

 

This workshop is supported by the National Science Foundation under NSF Award Number BES-0646107, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Council on Nanotechnology

 



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This work is supported in part by the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Initiative of the National Science Foundation
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