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Posted: January 30, 2008
Nanotechnology: What every EHS professional should know
(Nanowerk News) NAEM, The National Association for Environmental Management, is conducting a web seminar on the environmental health and safety implications of nanotechnology tomorrow, January 31, 2008 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm ET.
In this session you will learn why nanotechnology stands to be one of the most important technologies of the 21st Century with major impacts on a number of industrial sectors including consumer products, electronics, biomedical, automotive and aerospace.
Youíll also gain an understanding of the potential EHS impacts of nanotechnology and learn about key areas of concern for EHS professionals as this new technology comes into play across industry.
Attend this program and:
Get an overview of nanotechnology and some of its potential applications
Hear how companies are addressing concerns regarding occupational exposure to nanomaterials and their potential adverse health effects on workers and the public, as well as their possible environmental impacts
Get a detailed look at DuPontís efforts to manage nanotechnology risks through the development of a voluntary risk framework
Dr. Terry Medley, Global Director, Corporate Regulatory Affairs, DuPont
Dr. Brenda Barry, Senior Toxicologist, ENSR | AECOM
Dr. Vicki Colvin, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Rice University
Who should attend?
Anyone wanting to learn more about nanomaterials and nanotechnology
Anyone with responsibility for developing policies and procedures regarding the use of nanomaterials in products
Any EHS professional wanting to stay abreast of emerging issue areas
To register go to: http://www.regonline.com/Checkin.asp?EventId=179520
NAEM, the Premier Association for EHS Management, is a non-profit educational association dedicated to advancing the knowledge and practice of Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) management. NAEM programs are developed by association members to support their professional development & broaden their skill competencies.