Appendix C
Workshop Agendas of the National Research Council Committee for Review of the Federal Strategy to Address Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials

1st Workshop: March 31, 2008


Lecture Room

National Academy of Sciences

2100 C Street, NW

Washington, DC


Public Agenda

2:30 PM

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

David Eaton, Chair, NRC Committee for Review of the Federal Strategy to Address Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials

2:40 PM

Dr. Clayton Teague – Introduction to the NNI Strategy and Expectations for the Review

Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office



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Appendix C Workshop Agendas of the National Research Council Committee for Review of the Federal Strategy to Address Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials 1st Workshop: March 31, 2008 Lecture Room National Academy of Sciences 2100 C Street, NW Washington, DC Public Agenda 2:30 PM Welcome and Introductory Remarks David Eaton, Chair, NRC Committee for Review of the Federal Strategy to Address Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials 2:40 PM Dr. Clayton Teague – Introduction to the NNI Strategy and Expectations for the Review Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office 105

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106 Review of the Federal Strategy for Nanotechnology Committee – Panel Discussion with Members of the Nanotechnology Environmental Health Implications (NEHI) Working Group Environmental Protection Agency Jeffrey Morris, Acting Director, Office of Science Policy Phillip Sayre, Associate Director, Risk Assessment Division, Office of Pollution, Prevention, and Toxics Food and Drug Administration Norris Alderson, Associate Commissioner for Science Richard Canady, Senior Science Policy Analyst, Office of the Commissioner National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Sally Tinkle, Senior Science Advisor National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Paul Schulte, Director, Education and Information Division Vladimir Murashov, Special Assistant to the Director National Institute of Standards and Technology Dianne Poster, Policy Analyst 4:40 PM Public Comments 5:30 PM Adjourn Public Session 2nd Workshop: May 5, 2008 Room 100 Keck Center of the National Academies 500 5th Street, NW Washington, DC Public Agenda 8:45 AM Welcome and Introductory Remarks David Eaton, Chair, NRC Committee for Review of the Federal Strategy to Address Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials 9:00 AM Discussion of the development of the EU framework for EHS research on nanotechnology (videoconference)

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107 Appendix C Dr. Philippe Martin, Directorate General, Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission Dr. Pilar Aguar, Program Officer, Directorate General for Research, European Commission 10:00 AM Committee – Panel Discussion on the Federal Strategy to Address Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Needs for Engineered Nanoscale Materials Carolyn Cairns, Program Leader, Product Safety, Consumer’s Union Thomas Epprecht, Director of Products, Swiss Re (video conference) William Gulledge, Senior Director, Chemical Products and Technology Division, ACC Michael Holman, Research Director, Lux Research William Kojola, Industrial Hygienist, AFL-CIO Terry Medley, Global Director of Corporate Regulatory Affairs, DuPont Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council 1:15 PM Committee – Panel Discussion on the influence of the Federal strategy on decision making and priority setting Altaf Carim, Program Manager, Office of Science, Department of Energy William Rees, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Laboratories and Basic Sciences Mihail Roco, Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology, National Science Foundation 2:15 PM Public Comments 3:00 PM Adjourn Public Session