Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Nanotechnology Now

From: Nanotechnology Now
Date: January 14, 2009 6:25:19 PM EST
Subject: Top Government Officials Will Explain Nanotechnology Regulatory Plans at FDLI Conference Feb. 18-19 in D.C.

The Food and Drug Law Institute, in partnership with Burdock Group and Arizona State University, has assembled the top officials at the agencies responsible for the regulation of nanotechnology products—including the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency--to discuss their plans for managing and monitoring these products at the 2nd Annual Conference on Nanotechnology, Law and Regulation.

FDA speakers include: Norris Alderson, FDA Nanotechnology Task Force; John Weimer, Office of Chief Counsel; Subhas Malghan, Center for Devices and Radiological Health; Linda Katz, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; Mitchell Cheeseman, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition; and Douglas Throckmorton, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Jessica Barkas, Program Attorney in the Chemical Control Division of the Environmental Protection Agency, also will be speaking at the meeting.

Other featured speakers and moderators include: Scott Livingston, Capital Management/The Livingston Group; Andrew Maynard, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Sean Murdock, NanoBusiness Alliance; Jay Ansell, Personal Care Products Council; John Howard, Public Health Law Program, Centers for Disease Control;Erli Chen, Nanotechnology Commercialization Group, NTI; and Steffi Friedrichs, Nanotechnology Industries Association.

To register for the conference, visit or call (800) 956-6293 or (202) 371-1420.

Nanotechnology Now is a media sponsor for this event.

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