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RTI International to Host Policy Forum on Regulation in the Nanotechnology Field

   On May 4, 2011, research institute RTI International will host a policy forum entitled, "Nanotechnology: The Huge Challenge of Regulating Tiny Technologies." The forum will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, where experts will discuss the issues and concerns regarding the difficulties faced by agencies in drafting federal regulation and … Continue Reading

John Monica to present at nanotechnology conference

  On March 21, 2011, Porter Wright partner John C. Monica, Jr. will participate as a presenter at the annual conference of Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. The conference, entitled "The Biggest Issues for the Smallest Stuff: Regulation and Risk Management of … Continue Reading

New England Nanomanufacturing Summit to Take Place June 22-24, 2010

The 2010 New England Nanomanufacturing Summit, which will be held at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell from June 22-24, 2010, will highlight areas of practice in the field of nanomanufacturing that are near-term and may soon be capable of commercial development and marketing. The challenges facing production of nanoscale systems and devices make the … Continue Reading

Nanotechnology and the Social Inclusion Workshop

One of the frequent criticisms of government policies regarding nanotechnology, nanoindustry, or nanomaterials, is that the public is not involved in the decision making process or that the public is not informed about the risks, benefits, etc. In December 2008, the Australian Office of Nanotechnology (AON) tried a new approach to that problem by creating … Continue Reading

Nano Conferencing

Every now and again, we post information on upcoming conferences and seminars that might be of interest to our readers.  We hope you like them, everyone needs a good conference to go to now and again.  But, its hard to keep up on everything.  Not to worry!  Keep an eye on, a one-stop shop … Continue Reading

Summary — ABA Nanotechnology Seminar

AUTHORED BY ANDREW BERGMAN On October 27, 2006, the ABA Section on Environment, Energy and Resources sponsored a teleconference on the science of nanotechnology.  The speakers were Kristen Kulinowski, Ph.D., from Rice University, and John Balbus, M.D., from Environmental Defense, and the moderator was Sunil Garg, Ph.D., Esq., from the Ecoshelf Group. Kulinowski described nanotechnology … Continue Reading