NANOTECHNOLOGY: What Is It? What Might Be Its Impact?

Nanotechnology... What is it? What kind of impact might it have on our society, health, and environment? The Nanotechnology Town Hall Meeting series is designed to explore the many ways in which nanotechnology might impact our world. Please join us at the upcoming Town Hall Meeting to learn more about nanotechnology from the leaders in the field. Presentations will be followed by an open forum and reception. FREE! There is no charge for attendance, but registration is required. Please click here to register on-line or call 847-467-1031. Presentations and Guest Speakers "Nanotechnology in Climate Change - the Easy Way Out?" Franz Geiger, PhD, Dow Chemical Company Research Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University "Occupational Health Aspects of Nanomaterials: The NIOSH Perspective" Laura Hodson, MSPH, CIH, Nanotechnology Research Center, National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) "Nanotechnology and the Environment: Future Directions in Understanding Impacts" Jeff Morris, Environmental Policy, MA; International Relations, PhD Candidate; National Program Director for Nanotechnology, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Moderated by Laurie Zoloth, director, Center for Bioethics, Science and Society. Read an interview with Laurie Zoloth about the ethical implications of nanodiagnostics here. Parking: Free visitor parking is available after 4:30 PM in the parking lot near the Allen Center. The lot is marked as 123. Please see the map for details. Sponsor: International Institute for Nanotechnology Related Website: Nanotechnology Town Hall Meeting

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