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12 April 2011 NanoSustain

NanoSustain Dissemination Event

12th May 2011 - Glasgow, UK

The NanoSustain dissemination event will take place in Glasgow, UK on the 12th May 2011
The NanoSustain dissemination event will take place in Glasgow, UK on the 12th May 2011.
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This event will provide an insight into the current nanosafety research and coordination efforts on both the UK and European levels and offer a chance for attendees to learn about the exciting preliminary results of the EU FP7 NanoSustain project. Speakers will include representatives of the UK Health & Safety Executive, UK University Safety and Health Association, and NANOfutures initiatives, and NanoSustain Work Package leaders will report on their initial findings. Attendees will be encouraged to participate through a panel discussion on the current status of European nanosafety research and coordination and its future development.

If you would like to attend the event please contact Eleanor O’Rourke
eleanor.orourke@nano.org.uk or telephone +44 (0)141 303 8444.

Programme

09.00 – 09.20The need for research and coordination in nanosafetyRudolf Reuther (NanoSustain Coordinator)
09.20 – 09.40The NanoSustain Database – a vital componentStefano Pozzi Mucelli (Veneto Nanotech)
09.40 – 10.30Initial results from NanoSustainNanoSustain Partners (10 min each)
10.30 – 11.00Coffee break
11.00 – 11.20The Nanosafety ClusterEC representative (to be confirmed)
11.20 – 11.40The UK Health and Safety Executive perspectiveJames Wheeler (HSE)
11.40 – 12.00USHA: Promoting health and safety in higher educationJune Freeland (USHA)
12.00 – 13.00LunchAll
13.00 – 13.45Engaging with industry – the way forwardRob Aitken (IOM)
13.45 – 14.30

Panel discussion 'The future of nanosafety research'

The IoN's Mark Morrison will chair a panel discussion on the issues raised by the morning’s presentations encouraging all participants to share their experience of nanosafety research and expectations for the future.

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