[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 31 (Tuesday, February 15, 2011)]
[Page 8788]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-3365]



National Nanotechnology Coordination Office; Bridging NanoEHS 
Research Efforts: A Joint US-EU Workshop: Public Meeting

AGENCY: National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, STPO.

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 10-11, 2011, 
to provide an open forum and engage in an active scientific discussion 
about environmental health and safety questions for nanomaterials and 
nanotechnology-enabled products, to encourage joint US-EU programs of 
work that would leverage resources, and to establish communities of 
research practice, including identification of key points of contact/
interest groups/themes between key US and EU researchers for near-term 
and future collaborations. This request will be active from February 
10, 2011, to March 10, 2011.

DATES: The public meeting will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2011 from 
8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 11, 2011 from 8:30 
a.m. until 4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The first day of the public meeting will be held at The 
George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, 
1957 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20052 (Metro Stops: Farragut West or 
Foggy Bottom). For directions, please see http://www.gwu.edu. The 
second day will be held at American Association for the Advancement of 
Science (AAAS), 1200 New York Avenue, Washington, DC 20005 (Metro 
Stops: Metro Center or McPherson Square). 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/us-eu/register.html. Written notices of participation by e-mail should be 
sent to [email protected]. Written notices may be mailed to the US-EU 
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 9, 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/us-eu/register.html. Written or electronic comments should be submitted 
by email to [email protected] until April 11, 2011. Information about 
the meeting, including the agenda, is posted at http://www.nano.gov.
    Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation 
to access this public meeting should contact Diana Petreski, telephone 
(703) 292-8626 at least ten business days prior to the meeting so that 
appropriate arrangements can be made.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding this Notice, 
please contact Diana Petreski, telephone (703) 292-8626, National 
Nanotechnology Coordination Office. E-mail: [email protected].

Ted Wackler,
Deputy Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2011-3365 Filed 2-14-11; 8:45 am]