Appendix A
Workshop Agenda

TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: IMPLICATION OF NANOTECHNOLOGY

Sponsored by

The Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine

National Academy of Sciences Keck Building

500 5th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

MAY 27, 2004

Moderator: Paul G. Rogers, J.D., Roundtable Chair

8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks

The Honorable Paul G. Rogers, J.D.

Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine

8:40 a.m.

Nanotechnology: Issues Involving Environmental Health and Safety

Kenneth Olden, Ph.D.

Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

9:00 a.m.

What is Nanotechnology?: Overview and Relevance to Environmental Health

Vicki L. Colvin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Rice University

Executive Director, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology



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Implications of Nanotechnology for Environmental Health Research Appendix A Workshop Agenda TECHNOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH: IMPLICATION OF NANOTECHNOLOGY Sponsored by The Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine National Academy of Sciences Keck Building 500 5th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. MAY 27, 2004 Moderator: Paul G. Rogers, J.D., Roundtable Chair 8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks The Honorable Paul G. Rogers, J.D. Chair, Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine 8:40 a.m. Nanotechnology: Issues Involving Environmental Health and Safety Kenneth Olden, Ph.D. Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 9:00 a.m. What is Nanotechnology?: Overview and Relevance to Environmental Health Vicki L. Colvin, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Rice University Executive Director, Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology

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Implications of Nanotechnology for Environmental Health Research 9:25 a.m. Preparing for Nanotechnology: Health, Policy, and Emerging Issues David Rejeski, M.P.A., M.E.D., B.F.A. Director, Foresight and Governance Project, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 9:50 a.m. Societal Implications of Nanotechnology Products Douglas Mulhall Author: Our Molecular Future 10:10 a.m. General Discussion 10:25 a.m. Break The Promise of Nanotechnology Moderator: Myron Harrison, M.D., M.P.H., Roundtable Member 10:40 a.m. Nanotechnology and Environment: The New Future in Remediation Barbara Karn, Ph.D. National Center for Environmental Research U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 11:00 a.m. Nanotechnology and Health: A Promise for Better Medicine? Martin Philbert, Ph.D. Associate Dean, School of Public Health, University of Michigan 11:20 a.m. General Discussion 11:45 a.m. Lunch Nanotechnology: A Tale of Precaution? Moderator: James Melius, M.D., Dr.P.H., Roundtable Member 12:30 p.m. The Central Nervous System as a Target: The Good and the Bad Eva Oberdörster, Ph.D. Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences, Southern Methodist University 12:50 p.m. Potential for Bio-Uptake and Bioaccumulation of Nanotechnology Particles David Warheit, Ph.D. Toxicologist, Haskell Laboratory, DuPont, Inc.

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Implications of Nanotechnology for Environmental Health Research 1:10 p.m. Ultrafine Particles and Health Risks John Froines, Ph.D. Professor, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles Director, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Southern California Particle Center and Supersite 1:25 p.m. Moving Technology Research Forward: Public Perception and Concern John Balbus, M.D., M.P.H. Director, Environmental Health Program, Environmental Defense 1:45 p.m. General Discussion 2:05 p.m. Break Nanotechnology: Governmental Involvement Moderator: Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.P.H., Roundtable Vice-Chair 2:20 p.m. Nanotechnology and Strategies to Ensure Occupational Health Andrew Maynard, Ph.D. Senior Service Fellow (Acting Team Leader), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health 2:35 p.m. Technologies for Improved Risk Stratification and Disease Prevention: Future Direction for NIEHS William Suk, Ph.D., M.P.H. Director, Center for Risk and Integrated Sciences Director, Superfund Basic Research Program National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 2:55 p.m. Approaches from the Canadian Government Paul Glover, M.B.A. Director General, Safe Environments Programme, Health Canada 3:15 p.m. Technology and Regulation: Encouraging Research While Protecting Health and the Environment Clayton Teague, Ph.D. Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, National Science Foundation 3:35 p.m. General Discussion 4:25 p.m. Adjourn