Overview

The Responsible Development of Nanotechnology: Challenges and Perspectives

Ne3LS Network International Conference 2012, Montreal, Canada
November 1-2, 2012, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Unless otherwise noted, all activities will take place at HEC Montreal

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 1, 2012

TIME

ACTIVITY

7:30 am Registration
8:00–8:30 am Welcome remarks
8:30–10:00 am Plenary session 1
How to assess the risks of nanotechnology?
Analysis and discussion of the various risk facets. 
10:00–10:30 am Coffee break
10:30 am–12:00 pm Choice of numerous parallel sessions
Oral presentations (subthemes). 
12:00–1:30 pm Lunch
1:30–3:00 pm Choice of numerous parallel sessions
Oral presentations (subthemes).
3:00–3:30 pm Coffee break
3:30–5:00 pm Plenary session 2
From nanomedicine to nanohealth
What are the impacts on the health care system? 
5:30 pm Dinner

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2012

TIME

ACTIVITY

8:00 am Registration
8:30–10:00 am Plenary session 3
Governance: what are the responsibilities of the various players?
The challenge of governance as regards nanotechnology. 
10:00–10:30 am Coffee break
10:30 am –12:00 pm Choice of numerous parallel sessions
Oral presentations (subthemes). 
12:00–1:30 pm Lunch
1:30–3:00 pm Choice of numerous parallel sessions
Oral presentations (subthemes). 
3:00–3:30 pm Coffee break
3:30–5:00 pm Plenary session 4
Public consultation
Presentation of various deliberative approaches. 
5:00 pm Closing