Posted: February 21, 2007

California EPA nanotechnology symposium

(Nanowerk News) The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) invites to a half-day Nanotechnology Symposium on March 8, 2007 in Sacramento, CA.
This symposium will introduce attendees to the basic concepts of nanotechnology, describe the application of nanotechnology by industry, and provide an overview on the potential benefits and risks associated with this technology. The symposium will feature some of the leading nanotechnology experts in the United States including Dr. Andrew Maynard, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Dr. Andre Nel, University of California Los Angeles, and speakers from industry and the U.S. EPA.
The symposium is free and open to the public.
A background in science or physics is not required to attend. Registration is required for on-site attendance, and space is limited. Web cast attendees are encouraged to register to receive notification of future symposia. Check the DTSC's Nanotechnology Web page for updates to the agenda, details on the registration, and information for off-site attendance via Web cast. If you have a special accommodation or language need, e-mail [email protected] by February 8, 2007.
Source: Cal/EPA