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An invitation to a unique free online event: 20 October 2010, 12.45-15.15 GMT (13.45-16.15 BST, 14.45-17.15 CET)

Online workshop on Bridging the Nano Divide

EU | Posted on October 5th, 2010

The ICPC NanoNet project stimulates global networking in nanoscience and nanotechnology. This online workshop on Bridging the Nano Divide enables researchers from different disciplines interested in socio-economic and innovation aspects of nanotechnology to meet and find out about each other's expertise, infrastructure and research interests. The invited speakers include Professor Mammo Muchie, expert in Innovation Studies based in South Africa, Professor Arie Rip, Dutch expert in Technology Assessment of Nanotechnology, and Professor Ishenkumba Kahwa, expert in Nanochemistry and Sustainable Development Issues for the CARICOM countries, based in Jamaica.

The prospective audience consists of researchers from Europe and International Cooperation Partner Countries to the EU (emerging economies and developing countries). Participation is free for registered users of the ICPC-NanoNet website (sign up free of charge).

Programme:

Time (GMT)/ Event Speaker

12.45-13.00 System Check, welcome participants, about ICPC-NanoNet
Lesley Tobin

13.00-13.30 Tools for international cooperation for nano-innovation (suggested)
Prof Dr Mammo Muchie, Professor of Innovation Studies at Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa and Aalborg University in Denmark and Oxford University, UK

13.30-13.45 Discussion

13.45-14.15 Nanotechnology for a Knowledge Society (suggested)
Prof Dr Arie Rip, Emeritus Professor in Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Netherlands

14.15-14.30 Discussion

14.30-15.00 Nanotechnology activities in CARICOM (suggested)
Prof. Dr. Ishenkumba Kahwa, Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry at the University of the West Indies and Dean of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences at the University's Mona Campus, Jamaica.

15.00-15.15 Discussion and closure

About the proposed speakers

Prof Dr Mammo Muchie, Professor of Innovation Studies at Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa and Aalborg University in Denmark and Oxford University, UK, Editor in Chief of the African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation
www.ajstid.com/AJSTIDvol1%20flyer.pdf portal.unesco.org/education/en/files/58019/12245983475Muchie.pdf/Muchie.pdf
agda.uonti.ac.ke
www.medalics.org
www.nesglobal.org
www.globelics.org

Prof Dr Arie Rip, Emeritus Professor in Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Flagship Captain Technology Assessment in national Nanotechnology programme NanoNed, The Netherlands
www.mb.utwente.nl/steps/people/adjoined/rip/
www.nanoned.nl/ta.html

Prof. Dr. Ishenkumba Kahwa is Professor of Supramolecular Chemistry at the University of the West Indies, Dean of the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences at the University's Mona Campus, Jamaica, and author of UNESCO Report on Sustainable Development Issues for the CARICOM countries.
myspot.mona.uwi.edu/fpas/
www.unesco.org/science/psd/thm_innov/cariscience.shtml

How to register:

To sign up for the "Bridging the Nanodivide" workshop go to www.icpc-nanonet.org

For more information contact the organiser Ineke Malsch

Workshop participants must be registered users of ICPC-Nanonet (www.icpc-nanonet.org).

Registration is free. Numbers are limited to the first 25 registrations.

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About ICPC-Nanonet
The ICPC-Nanonet project is funded by the European Union under FP7 for four years, from June 2008. It brings together partners from the EU, China, India, Russia and Africa and aims to provide wider access to published nanoscience research and opportunities for collaboration between scientists in the EU and International Cooperation Partner Countries.

Browse the free open-access nano publications archive at www.nanoarchive.org

For more information, please click here

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