Registration is now open for the 2017 GEMS Spring meeting!! 

Please register by April 30 for this free meeting.

Nanomaterials and Consumer Product Safety

Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, May 02, 2017 

8:15 AM – 3:00 PM

EPA Main Campus, Room C111

109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Durham, NC

8:15-9:00 Registration

9:00-9:15 Welcome

Brian Chorley, PhD, GEMS President, US EPA

Holly Mortensen, PhD, GEMS President-Elect, US EPA

9:15-9:25 William Boyes, PhD, "A Framework for Evaluation of Engineered Nanomaterials", US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC

9:30-10:15 Christine Hendren, PhD, "An overview of the CEINT NanoInformatics Knowledge Commons (NIKC)",

Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology, Duke University, Durham, NC

Mark Wiesner, PhD, “Nanoenabled Product Hazard and Exposure Assessment Tool (NanoPHEAT): A Custom NIKC Application”, James B. Duke Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering,

Duke University,Durham, NC

10:15-11:15 Poster Session (snacks and beverages provided)

11:15-12:00 Treye Thomas, PhD, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, US Consumer Product Safety Commission's Office, Washington, DC

12:00-1:00  Lunch at EPA Cafeteria

1:00-1:45 Khara Grieger, PhD, "Nanomaterials in Select Consumer and Military Applications”, Risk Analysis Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC
1:45-2:30 Alex Tropsha, PhD, "Data Science of Nanomaterials" Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2:30-3:00 Closing Remarks and Wrap-up


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