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Invitation to DTSC's Nanotechnology III Symposium March 19, 2009, Cal/EPA Building, Byron Sher Auditorium



The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is hosting the third Nanotechnology Symposium: "NanoRegulation - Anticipating the Smallest Threats and the Largest Opportunities" on March 19, 2009 in the Byron Sher Auditorium on the 2nd Floor of the Cal/EPA Building, 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Check in for on site attendees will begin at 8:30 AM. The symposium will also be available via webcast at www.calepa.ca.gov/broadcast/.

"NanoRegulation - Anticipating the Smallest Threats and the Largest Opportunities"

Sacramento, CA | Posted on February 18th, 2009

Please join us for this review of nanomaterials regulation. This event will focus on EPA's current activities, DTSC's chemical information call-in program for nanoscale materials, and industry perspectives. Federal interest in nanomaterials and California's efforts in this area, combined with university and industry developments, provide an opportunity for fostering technological advances that recognize environmental and public health concerns. DTSC's goal is to create a partnership to identify information gaps and research needs aimed at sustainable processes and safe applications. Speakers include:

> Assembly Member Mike Feuer, 42nd District

> Kristan Markey, U.S. EPA Nanoscale Materials Stewardship Program

> Richard Denison, Ph.D., Environmental Defense

> Sheila Davis, Silicon Valley Toxic Coalition

> Professor Timothy Malloy, UCLA

> Mark BŁnger, Lux Research

> Mary Beth Miller, Unidym, Inc.

The symposium is free and open to the public. A background in science, chemistry, or physics is not required to attend. Go to DTSC's Nanotechnology web page at www.dtsc.ca.gov/TechnologyDevelopment/Nanotechnology/index.cfm and click on the link to the DTSC Nanotechnology Symposium Series for registration information. Registration is required for on site attendance, and space is limited. Web cast attendees are encouraged to register in order to receive information updates and notification of future symposia. You can also view prior nanotechnology symposia materials and archived video at

www.dtsc.ca.gov/TechnologyDevelopment/Nanotechnology/ArchivedSymposium.cfm.

If you need assistance or special accommodation, please contact DTSC by Tuesday, February 17 at .

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Contacts:
For questions about registration, contact
Cathy Cooke

(916)323-3380
or
Suzanne Davis

(916)327-4206

For other questions regarding the symposium, contact
Bill Ryan

(916)322-5919

For questions regarding the media, contact
Angela Blanchette

(510)540-3732.

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