Symposium to Explore Nanotechnology's Economic Impacts

Experts from around the world will participate in next month's International Symposium on Assessing the Economic Impact of Nanotechnology, which will be hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Registration opens Feb. 10 for next month's International Symposium on Assessing the Economic Impact of Nanotechnology, a top-level meeting that will be hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and sponsored by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in collaboration with the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative. Speakers from all over the world are participating in the March 27-28 event held at the AAAS in Washington, D.C.

The meeting aims to evaluate methodologies for assessing nanotechnology's impact across whole economies by considering the impacts of new and replacement products and materials, new markets, intermediate and final goods, and employment.

The list of confirmed speakers includes Gregory Tassey of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Mark Morrison of Britain's Institute for Nanotechnology, Kazunobu Tanaka of the Japan Science and Technology Agency, Joseph Molapisi of South Africa's Department of Science and Technology, Julia Lane of the National Science Foundation, Travis Earles (senior manager of Advanced Materials & Nanotechnology Initiatives at Lockheed Martin), Kristen Loughery of EPA, and many others.

Registration is first-come, first-served until capacity is reached, according to NNI.

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