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Posted: September 14, 2007

California's Dept. of Toxic Substances Control nanotechnology symposium

(Nanowerk News) The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) of California is hosting their second Nanotechnology Symposium to be held on October 3, 2007 in the Byron Sher Auditorium on the 2nd Floor of the Cal/EPA Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
This is a full-day symposium will focus on the chemical structure, measurement, toxicity, and potential risk of nanoparticles released to the environment. The symposium will feature some of the leading nanotechnology researchers and technical experts in the United States including Dr. Cattien Nguyen, Ph.D, NASA Ames Research Center, Dr. Lutz Maedler, UC Los Angeles, Dr. Patricia McClellan-Green, North Carolina State University, Dr. Justin Teeguarden, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Dr. Richard Denison, Environmental Defense.
Check in for on site attendees will begin at 8:30 AM. The symposium is free and open to the public. A background in science or physics is not required to attend. The symposium will also be available via webcast at
For any additional questions about registration, contact Janice Denning ( at (916) 255 4326 or Sharon Kipp ( at (916) 324-2998. For other questions regarding the symposium, contact Michael Anderson ( at (916) 255-6625 or Thomas Booze ( at (916) 255-6628. For questions regarding the media, contact Ron Baker at (916) 324-3142.
Source: DTSC
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