Jo Anne Shatkin leading "Workshop on the Health and Environmental Aspects of Nanotechnology"

Sunday, December 4, 2011 (All day)

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Charleston, SC

On December 4, 2011 in Charleston, South Carolina, CLF Ventures CEO
Jo Anne Shatkin, PhD, will lead a one-half day workshop introducing
participants to the topics of health and environmental risks of
nanotechnology and nanomaterials, with Richard Canady, PhD, of the
International Life Sciences Institute. The course is sponsored by the
Emerging Nanoscale Materials Specialty Group of the Society for Risk
Analysis (SRA) and is held in conjunction with the 2011 SRA Annual
Meeting.

Dr. Shatkin’s workshop provides participants with an overview of the
emerging concerns regarding nanotechnology and nanomaterials and impacts
for occupational and public health and the environment. The course
introduces the topics of nanotechnology, nanotoxicology, and
environmental aspects of nanotechnology, and addresses ethical, legal,
societal, and regulatory perspectives. Through lectures and interactive
sessions, participants will obtain a knowledge base for understanding
the exposure, human health, and safety issues for nanomaterials and
nanotechnologies and the potential impacts for workers, consumers,
stakeholders, and the environment. For more information and to register,
visit the SRA 2011 Annual Meeting website.

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