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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) Roger.Strand@svt.uib.no
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.