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New Meetup: NANOTECHNOLOGY: What is it? What might be its impact?

From: Ronnie
Sent on: Thursday, December 31, 2009 12:32 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for Chicago Science Field Trips Club!

What: NANOTECHNOLOGY: What is it? What might be its impact?

When: January 12,[masked]:30 PM

Where:
Northwestern University
2200 Campus Drive Pancoe-ENH Building, Abbott Auditorium
Evanston, IL 60626

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 http://iinano.org/registration.htm or call[masked]-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.
http://scienceinsociety.northwestern.edu/content/articles/2009/small-things-stir-big-questions

Sponsor: International Institute for Nanotechnology

Related Website: Nanotechnology Town Hall Meeting

Learn more here:
http://science.meetup.com/77/calendar/12182488/

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