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May 2nd, 2007

Nanotechnology and Society

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Nanotechnology and Society: The Organization and Policy of Innovation

Thursday, May 17, 2007
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
University of Massachusetts Amherst

What are the critical issues for policy makers and society emerging from the nanotechnology revolution? To explore this and other questions, plan to join the Nanoscience and Society Research Group of the Science, Technology and Society Initiative at its first annual international workshop on May 17, 2007 at UMass Amherst. The workshop, "Nanotechnology and Society: The Organization and Policy of Innovation," features a set of high-level invited experts from throughout the United States and Europe including researchers and policy makers from the University of Surrey (UK), the University of Wisconsin, the National Institutes of Health, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the UMass Amherst Foundation.

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