Thank you for attending the 2017 Spring 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

9:15-9:45 William Boyes, PhD, "A Framework for Evaluation of Engineered Nanomaterials", US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC

9:45-10:30 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

10:30-11:30 Poster Session (snacks and beverages provided)

11:30-12:15 Treye Thomas, PhD, "Addressing Nanotechnology Commercialization Implications – Challenges and Progress", Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, US Consumer Product Safety Commission's Office, Washington, DC

12:15-1:15   Lunch at EPA Cafeteria

1:15-2:00 Khara Grieger, PhD, "Nanomaterials in Select Consumer and Military Applications”, Risk Analysis Program, RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC
2:00-2:45  Alex Tropsha, PhD, "Data Science of Nanomaterials" Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
2:45-3:00 Closing Remarks and Wrap-up


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