For those of you on the West Coast, you may want to look into a 1/2-day Summit that was just announced to address regulatory efforts regarding nanotechnology.  "The Future of Nanotechnology: a legislative summit" is described as, "the first step for stakeholders from industry, government, research institutes and environmental groups to discuss responsible ways to regulate nanotechnology without stifling progress."  It is being hosted by Assemblymember Mike Feuer (AD 42 – D), UCLA’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR), the State Government Relations (SGR), and the California Nanosystems Institute (CNSI).


Date: Friday, April 25, 2008
Time: 8:00a.m. – 9:00a.m. Continental Breakfast; 9:00a.m. – noon Program
Location: California Nanosystems Institute Auditorium (on the UCLA campus)

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