[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 38 (Friday, February 26, 2010)]
[Pages 9007-9008]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-4037]



National Science and Technology Council, Committee on Technology 
Capstone Workshop Risk Management Methods & Ethical, Legal, and 
Societal Implications of Nanotechnology: Public Meeting

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on 
behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) 
Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and 
Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a workshop on March 30-31, 2010, 
to provide an open forum to discuss the state-of-the-art of the science 
related to environmental, health, and safety aspects of nanomaterials 
in two areas: Risk Management Methods and Ethical, Legal, and Societal 
Implications (ELSI) of Nanotechnology. Risk Management Methods is one 
of the five environmental, health, and safety research categories 
identified in the NSET Subcommittee document Strategy for 
Nanotechnology-Related Environmental, Health, and Safety Research 
(http://www.nano.gov/NNI_EHS_Research_Strategy.pdf), which was 
released February 14, 2008.

DATES: The public meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 from 
8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 8 a.m. until 
4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn-
Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209 (Metro stop: 
Rosslyn on the Orange and Blue lines). For directions, please see 
    Registration: Due to space limitations, pre-registration for the 
workshop is required. People interested in attending the workshop 
should register online at http://www.nano.gov/html/meetings/capstone/register.html. Written notices of participation by e-mail should be 
sent to [email protected].
    Written notices may be mailed to the Capstone Workshop, c/o NNCO, 
4201 Wilson Blvd., Stafford II, Suite 405, Arlington, VA 22230. 
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis until the location 
space limits are reached. Otherwise registration will close on March 
25, 2010 at 4 p.m. EDT.
    Those interested in presenting 3-5 minutes of public comments at 
the meeting should also register at http://www.nano.gov/html/meetings/capstone/register.html. Written or electronic comments should be 
submitted by e-mail to [email protected] until April 30, 2010.
    Information about the meeting, including the agenda, is posted at 
    The main sessions will be Webcast. Please see http://www.nano.gov 
for more information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, 
please contact Diana Petreski, telephone (703) 292-8626 or Liesl 
Heeter, telephone (703) 292-4533, National

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Nanotechnology Coordination Office. E-mail: [email protected].

M. David Hodge,
Operations Manager.
[FR Doc. 2010-4037 Filed 2-25-10; 8:45 am]