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Sponsored by The George Washington University Law School, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, and the Environmental Law Institute

Nanogovernance 2008 Conference - Innovative Approaches to Nanotechnology Environmental Governance

Washington, DC | Posted on January 3rd, 2008

Conference: This unique conference is divided into two sessions. The morning session features several speakers on prominent issues surrounding the environmental regulation and governance of nanotechnology. The afternoon session is a panel discussion with audience participation focusing on the issue of whether it is possible or desirable to merge existing approaches to create a comprehensive environmental governance regime for nanotechnology.

Participate: Presubmit questions and/or comments and participate in a stakeholder nanotechnology environmental governance discussion including representatives from EPA, DuPont, ISO, Meridian Institute, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Environmental Defense, The George Washington University, NanoBusiness Alliance, and the Environmental Law Institute.

Question Presented for Discussion: Is it possible or desirable to merge existing approaches to create a comprehensive environmental governance regime for nanotechnology? If so, how?

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About 2008 Nanogovernance
Nanogovernance 2008: Innovative Approaches to Nanotechnology Environmental Governance will be held on February 12, 2008 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at The George Washington University Law School, 2000 H Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052, (202) 994-6261. As you enter the Law School, please look for signs to the conference which is being held in Jacob Burns Moot Court Room on the first floor.

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Contacts:
Lee Paddock
Associate Dean for Environmental Law Studies
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW, Suite E-101
Washington, D.C. 20052

202-994-0417
F 202-994-3696

John Monica
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Nanotechnology Law Report
1919 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20006-3434

202-778-3000
F 202-778-3063

Leslie Carothers
Environmental Law Institute
2000 L Street, NW, Suite 620
Washington, DC 20036

202-939-3800
F 202-939-3868

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