Events

Pew and our partners frequently host events to inform media and interested parties about our work. Upcoming events, with their locations, are listed on the Events Calendar; you can also view events by topic or location.

These events include press briefings, panel discussions or teleconferences, and are generally only open to journalists and the policy community. When a text transcript is available, it will be posted on this site.

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Date Event Location
 
  • October 9, 2007
  • (Tuesday)
A New “Responsible NanoCode” for Business - The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies will host the U.S. launch of an international consultation on a new Code for Responsible Nanotechnology aimed principally at businesses and research organizations.

  • Washington, DC
  • Wilson International Center for Scholars
    5th Floor Conference Room. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
    Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • February 28, 2008
  • - February 29, 2008
  • (Thursday)- (Friday)
Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Co-Sponsors Major Conference - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Top officials at the agencies responsible for the regulation of nanotechnology products -- including the Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Department of Agriculture -- will meet at a Food and Drug Law Institute conference to discuss their plans for managing and monitoring these products.

 

  • Washington, DC
  • L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
    480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
    Washington, DC
  • April 24, 2008
  • (Thursday)
Improved Governance Needed to Realize Nanotech’s Benefits - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Nanotech Expert Will Highlight Hurdles to Government Oversight & Gaining Public Trust

  • Washington, DC
  • Russell Senate Office Building
    Room 253
    Washington, DC
  • July 23, 2008
  • (Wednesday)
Nanotechnology Oversight: An Agenda for the New Administration - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Environmental Protection Agency official J. Clarence Davies, one of the nation's foremost authorities on environmental regulation and policy, releases his new report that identifies the steps the incoming president must take to deal with the potential risks posed by nanotechnology.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    5th Floor Conference Room. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
    1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC
  • September 8, 2008
  • (Monday)
Public Meeting on FDA Nanotechnology Task Force Report - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

FDA public meeting to assist implementing the FDA Nanotechnology Task Force Report.

  • Rockville, MD
  • University Systems of Maryland Shady Grove Center/Universities
    9630 Gudelsky Dr.
    Rockville, MD
  • September 30, 2008
  • (Tuesday)
Nanotechnology? Synthetic Biology? Hey, What's That? - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Results of Nanotechnology & Synthetic Biology Public Opinion Poll

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 14, 2008
  • (Friday)
Synthetic Biology: Coming up Fast! - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies and the Center for American Progress will host an event that explores the promises and pitfalls of synthetic biology.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • November 17, 2008
  • (Monday)
NanoFrontiers 2.0 - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies and the National Science Foundation are hosting a closed meeting at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for about a dozen of the country's top nanotechnology researchers from industry and academe to gain insight into the scientific and technological developments leading to future generations of nanoscale devices and systems.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • January 8, 2009
  • (Thursday)
Synthetic Biology: Is Ethics a Showstopper? - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnolgies explores synthetic biology's unresolved questions with Dr. Arthur Caplan, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • January 14, 2009
  • (Wednesday)
Nanotech and Your Daily Vitamins - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

The Project on Emerging Nanotechnolgies explores whether the FDA is equipped to meet the emerging regulatory challenge of dietary supplements that use engineered nanomaterials.

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC
  • March 23, 2009
  • (Monday)
Nanotechnology: Will It Drive a New Innovation Economy for the U.S.? - Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Nanotechnology - which some scientists and business leaders hail as ushering in the next technology-driven Industrial Revolution - promises to be one of the critical foundations for this new innovation economy. While hopes are high, what is actually happening on the ground in terms of nanotechnology research and commercialization?

  • Washington, DC
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
    One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
    1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC