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Nanomaterials and the Environment & Instrumentation, Metrology, and Analytical Methods Workshop: Nanotechnology Primer Public Meeting

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ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), on behalf of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and Technology (NSET) Subcommittee of the Committee on Technology, National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), will hold a public meeting on November 16, 2009, on nanotechnology research and development, including environmental, health, and safety concerns.

DATES:

The Nanotechnology Primer public pre-meeting will be held on Monday November 16, 2009 from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to provide general background material about nanotechnology and Federal nanotechnology research to participants.

ADDRESSES:

The Nanotechnology Primer public meeting will be held at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 N. Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA 22209 (Metro stop: Rosslyn on the Orange and Blue lines). For directions, please see http://www.holidayinn.com.

Registration: Due to space limitations, pre-registration for the workshop is required. People interested in attending the workshop and/or the Nanotechnology Primer should register online at http://www.nano.gov/​html/​meetings/​humanhealth/​register.html. Written notices of participation by e-mail should be sent to humanhealth@nnco.nano.gov. Written notices may be mailed to the Environment & IMA Workshop, c/o NNCO, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Stafford II, Suite 405, Arlington, VA 22230. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will close on November 12, 2009 at 4 p.m. EST.

Information about the meeting, including the agenda, is posted at http://www.nano.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For information regarding this Notice, please contact Liesl Heeter, telephone (703) 292-4533, or Heather Evans, telephone (703) 292-7916, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office. E-mail: humanhealth@nnco.nano.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Nanotechnology Primer pre-meeting is to provide general background material about nanotechnology and Federal nanotechnology research and development efforts to interested participants, particularly those attending the November 17-18, 2009 Nanomaterials and Human Health & Instrumentation, Metrology and Analytical Methods workshop. The November 17-18, 2009 workshop is to engage in an active discussion and learn more about the state-of-the-science in these two research areas. The November 16, 2009 Nanotechnology Primer public meeting is open to all interested parties on a space-available basis.

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M. David Hodge,

OSTP, Operations Manager.

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[FR Doc. E9-26264 Filed 10-29-09; 8:45 am]

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