NanoSustain Dissemination Event
12th May 2011 - Glasgow, UK
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
firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0)141 303 8444.
|09.00 – 09.20||The need for research and coordination in nanosafety||Rudolf Reuther (NanoSustain Coordinator)|
|09.20 – 09.40||The NanoSustain Database – a vital component||Stefano Pozzi Mucelli (Veneto Nanotech)|
|09.40 – 10.30||Initial results from NanoSustain||NanoSustain Partners (10 min each)|
|10.30 – 11.00||Coffee break|
|11.00 – 11.20||The Nanosafety Cluster||EC representative (to be confirmed)|
|11.20 – 11.40||The UK Health and Safety Executive perspective||James Wheeler (HSE)|
|11.40 – 12.00||USHA: Promoting health and safety in higher education||June Freeland (USHA)|
|12.00 – 13.00||Lunch||All|
|13.00 – 13.45||Engaging with industry – the way forward||Rob 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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