Multi-Stakeholder Workshop Programme
Feb 12, 2009 at 04:57 PM

FramingNano Multi-Stakeholder Workshop

A dialogue on Regulation and Governance of Nanotechnologies

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Thursday 26 February 2009

08.30 – 09.00                Registration and coffee

09.00 – 09.15                Introduction to the Workshop and roundtable

René Von Schomberg, DG Research, European Commission

09.15 – 09.30                Introduction to the FramingNano Project and its objectives

Dr Elvio Mantovani, AIRI Nanotec-IT

Richard Moore, Institutue of Nanotechnoloy

09.30– 10.00                 Keynote presentation 1: ‘Responsible development of nanotechnology: What about safety? Is there a risk?’

Dr Wim H. de Jong, Vice-Chair of the EU Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR)

10.00 – 10.30                Keynote presentation 2: ‘Towards nanoregulation: key nanotechnology ethical, legal and social issues (ELSI)’

Dr. Françoise Roure: Vice?présidente du GTN ? OCDE

10.30 – 11.00                Keynote presentation 3: ‘Industry position towards nanoregulation: ensuring governance addresses innovation needs whilst gaining public acceptance’

Dr Gernot Klotz, Executive Director Research and Innovation, CEFIC

11.00 – 11.15                Coffee break

11.15 – 12.30                Workshop Session 1: Identifying key issues in nanotechnology EHS

Chair: Sergio Iavicoli, Department of Occupational Medicine, National Institute of Occupational Prevention and Safety

12.30 – 13.15                Lunch and networking

13.15 – 14.30                Workshop Session 2: Identifying key nanotechnology ELSI issues

Chair: TBC

14.30 – 15.45                Workshop Session 3: Possible nanotechnology governance models

Chair: Christoph Studer, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment

15.45 – 16.45                Reports from Workshop Rapporteurs and discussion

16.45 – 17.00                Conclusions from Workshop Chairman and outline of next actions

17.00                            Close of Workshop