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Sheraton Ottawa Hotel – November 1, 2006

Nanotechnology Session – AWMA Chemicals, Health and the Environment Conference

Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance (CNBA)

Posted on October 13, 2006

The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance on behalf of the Air & Waste Management Association is pleased to announce a Nanotechnology session at the AWMA Chemicals, Health and the Environment Conference taking place in Ottawa on November 1, 2006. The nanotechnology session will feature:

François Lauzon
Area Manager Jacques Whitford
John Hilborn
Senior Advisor, Science and Risk Assessment Directorate, Science and Nanotechnology Branch, Environment Canada

8:30 – 8:50 Canadian Federal Government’s Approach to Nanotechnology
Nigel Skipper
Director, Departmental Biotechnology Office, Health Canada

8:50 – 9:10 OECD and Nanotechnology
Jim Willis
Director, Chemicals Control Division,
Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, U.S. EPA

9:10 – 9:30 Legal, Ethical, and Social Aspects of Nanotechnology
Lorraine Sheremeta
Research Associate, HealthLaw Institute, University of Alberta

9:30 – 9:50 Will Canadian Industry Be World Leaders in Nano-environmental Solutions?
Neil Gordon
President, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance Inc.

9:50 – 10:10 Panel Discussion

Sheraton Ottawa Hotel
150 Albert Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5G2
Phone: 613-238-1500

For more information, please see:


About The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance:
The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance (CNBA) is involved in developing major nanotechnology initiatives throughout the world. With an extensive network of nanotechnology leaders in business, science, finance and politics, the CNBA offers leadership and know-how for establishing commercial-oriented nanotechnology programs. With its headquarters in Canada, CNBA is committed to establishing nanotechnology activity in Canada and promoting Canadian capabilities worldwide.

For more information, please visit

Neil Gordon P.Eng, MBA
President, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance
407 St. Laurent Boulevard, Suite 500
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2Y 2Y5
Tel: (514) 351-2011
Cell: (514) 813-7936
Fax: (514) 392-1255

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