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.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Analyze Incident Data

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - March 2019

    March 2019


      Not Your Grandpa's Ear Muffs 
      Far Too Many Fatal Falls
      Marijuana in the Workplace
      Ladder Safety Tips
    View This Issue