Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Co-Sponsors Major Conference

Date: February 28, 2008 - February 29, 2008

Location:
L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW

Washington, DC 20024

Description:

Pew is no longer active in this line of work, but for more information, visit the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies on PewHealth.org.

For the first time, 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.

At the Food and Drug Law Institute's 1st Annual Conference on Nanotechnology Law, Regulation and Policy, February 28-29, 2008, food and drug industry representatives also will find out what's happening internationally on nanotech regulation, how venture capitalists look at the future of nanotechnology and what the leading corporations, scientific laboratories and academic centers are focusing on in this dynamic field.

This groundbreaking conference, co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, in partnership with Arizona State University and the Burdock Group, will address the crucial issues surrounding nanotechnology law, regulation and policy.

For more information read the related press release: Food and Drug Law Institute, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies Co-Sponsor Major Conference on Nanotechnology Law, Regulation and Policy.

To register for the conference, visit www.fdli.org or call (800) 956-6923 or (202) 371-1420.

Media: To register, or to find out more about the conference, contact Michael Levin-Epstein, Editor-in-Chief, FDLI, (202) 222-0897; mdl@fdli.org.

 

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