TechConnect World 2020
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Environmental Health and Safety of Nano and Other Advanced Materials: Challenges and Opportunities

Environmental Health and Safety of Nanomaterials

Submit your Poster Abstract - due April 10

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Symposium Co-Chairs

Wendel WohllebenWendel Wohlleben
Senior Principal Scientist
BASF SE, Germany

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

Key Speakers

Gediminas MainelisNanotechnology-enabled Clothing: Effect of Handling on the Release of Particles and Potential Exposures
Gediminas Mainelis
Professor, Rutgers University

Dhimiter BelloSafety assessment of ingested engineered nanomaterials: Model systems, challenges and implications to human health
Dhimiter Bello
Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Jason C. WhiteEnhancing agrichemical delivery and seedling development with biodegradable, tunable, biopolymer-based nanofiber seed coatings
Jason C. White
Vice Director, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES)

This symposium highlights the latest applications-focused research, and facilitates discussions on issues related to environmental health and safety for advanced materials - including sessions specifically focused on nanomaterials and nanotechnology.

You are invited to submit an abstract describing your work on life cycle implications, risk assessment, policy issues, and environmental applications for the exciting new materials highlighted at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference, and at Nanotech2020 - the worlds largest nanotechnology event.

 
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Symposium Sessions

Wednesday July 1

1:30Environmental Health & Safety of Nano and Other Advanced Materials
3:15Discussion panel: Environmental Health & Safety of Nano and Other Advanced Materials: Challenges & Opportunities
4:00Environmental, Health & Safety - Posters

Symposium Program

Wednesday July 1

1:30Environmental Health & Safety of Nano and Other Advanced Materials
Session chair: Philip Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US
Safety assessment of ingested engineered nanomaterials: Model systems, challenges and implications to human health
D. Bello, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US
Nanotechnology-enabled Clothing: Effect of Handling on the Release of Particles and Potential Exposures
L. Calderon, H-J Oh, G. Mainelis, Rutgers University, US
Nanomaterial additives in home vinyl siding – Evaluation of product aging, performance, and nanomaterial release during artificial weathering
R.S. Lankone, G. Sarti, M. Zammarano, C. Cardelli, L-P Sung, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
Practical Handling Strategies for Advanced Materials and Technologies: Teasing Out Specifics from General Recommendations
J.A. Shatkin, K. Ong, J.D. Ede, Vireo Advisors, LLC, US
Risk Assessment Framework for Assessment of Existing Manufactured Nanomaterials under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
A.M. Belknap, J.O. Brien, G. Arvanitakis, J. Gauthier, M. Lapointe, K. Nguyen, M-C. Sauvé, D. Vladisavljevic, M. Zein Aghaji, Y. Zhang, Health Canada, CA
3:15Discussion panel: Environmental Health & Safety of Nano and Other Advanced Materials: Challenges & Opportunities
Session chair: Philip Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US
G. Mainelis, Rutgers University, US
D. Bello, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US
J.A. Shatkin, Vireo Advisors, LLC, US
A. Belknap, Health Canada, CA
R. Lankone, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
4:00Environmental, Health & Safety - Posters
Monitoring of variation in mass of the PM 2.5 and P M 10 and other gaseous data at Vasundhara, Ghaziabad,UP,India :A case study
S. Agarwal, P. Parmita, S. Tiwari, SSV College Hapur, IN
Biosecurity Risk Assessment in Southeast Asia
E.V. Castriciones, V. Vijayan, University of the Philippines - Diliman, PH
Electronics Product Design for ATEX safety
A. Kumar, Honeywell, IN
Removal of siloxanes from landfill gases with the application of dielectric barrier discharge plasma
M.M. Tahiyat, S. Hoque, T.I. Farouk, University of South Carolina, US

Topics & Application Areas

  • Environmental Health & Safety in Engineered Nanomaterials
  • Environmental Health & Safety in Agriculture and Food Materials
  • Environmental Health & Safety in Advanced Manufacturing
  • Methods & Models for Risk Assessment & Toxicological Screening
  • Innovation in EHS Devices and Sensors
  • Industry Needs to Demonstrate Safe Use
  • Other
 
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