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Posted: Feb 17, 2011

National Nanotechnology Coordination Office: Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts - a joint US-EU Workshop

(Nanowerk News) The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a workshop on March 10-11, 2011, to provide an open forum and engage in an active scientific discussion about environmental health and safety questions for nanomaterials and nanotechnology-enabled products, to encourage joint US-EU programs of work that would leverage resources, and to establish communities of research practice, including identification of key points of contact/interest groups/themes between key US and EU researchers for near-term and future collaborations. This request will be active from February 10, 2011, to March 10, 2011.
Dates
The public meeting will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 11, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Addresses
The first day of the public meeting will be held at The George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20052 (Metro Stops: Farragut West or Foggy Bottom). For directions, please see http://www.gwu.edu. The second day will be held at American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 1200 New York Avenue, Washington, DC 20005 (Metro Stops: Metro Center or McPherson Square). For directions, please see http://www.aaas.org.
Registration
Due to space limitations, pre-registration for the workshop is required. Written notices of participation by e-mail should be sent to useu@nnco.nano.gov Written notices may be mailed to the US-EU Workshop, c/o NNCO, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Stafford II, Suite 405, Arlington, VA 22230. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis until the location space limits are reached. Otherwise registration will close on March 9, 2010 at 4 p.m. EDT.
Those interested in presenting 3-5 minutes of public comments at the meeting should also register at http://www.nano.gov/html/meetings/us-eu/register.html. Written or electronic comments should be submitted by email to useu@nnco.nano.gov until April 11, 2011. Information about the meeting, including the agenda, is posted at http://www.nano.gov.
Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access this public meeting should contact Diana Petreski, telephone (703) 292-8626 at least ten business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
For information regarding this Notice, please contact Diana Petreski, telephone (703) 292-8626, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office. E-mail: useu@nnco.nano.gov
Source: Federal Government Documents and Publications
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