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Posted: April 2, 2009

Conference: Responsible Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

(Nanowerk News) Following the NANOMAT Conference June 15-17, 2009, there will be a one-day international conference on June 18 devoted to ethical, legal, social and environmental aspects of nanotechnology – "Responsible Nanoscience and Nanotechnology".
Target audience and participants
The vision for the conference is to further interdisciplinary dialogue between:
  • nanotechnologists and nano scientists
  • ethicists, philosophers, STS scholars and other social scientists
  • decision-makers with an interest in nanotechnology
  • Call for Papers
    Authors are invited to send an abstract in English for presentation. Contributions may relate to the conference topic in various ways, including:
  • ELSA research on nanoscience and nanotechnology
  • Research on health, environmental and safety aspects of nanotechnology
  • Contributions by practising nanoscientists and nanotechnologists as well as policy-makers
  • Submission of abstract
    Abstracts (approx. 500 words + name, affiliation and e-mail) to be sent no later than 20 April 2009 to Professor Roger Strand at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (University of Bergen)
    Notification of acceptance will be given no later than 27 April 2007.
    Please indicate if you would like to present a poster if the abstract is not selected for presentation at the conference.
    Source: University of Bergen
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