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

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Notice of public meeting.


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.


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.


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

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​html/​meetings/​humanhealth/​register.html. Written notices of participation by e-mail should be sent to 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

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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:

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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]