TechConnect World 2019

Environmental Health and Safety of Nanomaterials

Environmental Health and Safety of Nanomaterials

Poster/Paper Abstracts due: March 8

Symposium Co-Chairs

Philip DemokritouPhilip Demokritou
Director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology
Harvard School of Public Health

Wendel WohllebenWendel Wohlleben
Senior Scientist
BASF SE, Germany

Key Speakers

Jason C. WhiteEngineered nanomaterials for the suppression of fungal and viral crop disease in agriculture
Jason C. White
Vice Director, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES)

Joana SipeJoana Sipe
Research Student
Duke University

Hang XiaoHealth Effects of Foodborne Engineered Nanoparticles: Case Studies of Nanoemulsions and Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles
Hang Xiao
Professor, Department of Food Science, UMass Amherst


This symposium highlights the latest applications-focused research, and facilitates discussions on issues related to environmental health and safety of nanomaterials and nanotechnology, life cycle implications, risk assessment, policy issues, and environmental nanotechnology applications. Submit an abstract and join researchers at the world's largest nanotechnology event.

Submit Your Abstract

Please first review the information for authors — abstract submission guidelines.


Topics & Application Areas

  • Industrial Perspective on Safety & Commercialization
  • Linking Nanomaterial Exposure to Biological Impact
  • Linking Physical & Chemical Properties to Biocompatibility
  • Regulatory Issues for Nanotechnology Commercialization
  • Methods & Models for Risk Assessment & Toxicological Screening of Nanomaterials
  • Additive Manufacturing: Particle Safety & Emerging Exposure Evidence
  • Environmental Nanotechnology & Its Applications
  • Other
2019 Sponsors & Partners

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