For ASC-list readers in WA, here’s something that looks interesting. It’s a public forum "Nanotechnology and the Environment - Have Your Say" on Wed 8th February at the Perth Convention Centre. It is a part of the APMC Conference.
I’m posting it for the NETS section of DIISRTE (get used to the new department acronym). The NETS section is supporting our upcoming conference.
How do we ensure that nanotechnology contributes
positively to environmental challenges, without
creating new environmental problems?
This interactive forum will look at what nanotechnology
is, how it may contribute to environmental performance
and protection, and how it may cause environmental
The forum will consider how responsible innovation and
regulation can ensure that nanotechnology is positive
for the environment, and how community engagement
can assist to keep citizens informed and to get their
input on future directions for this important technology.
Forum will consist of panel perspectives and audience
Panel will include professionals from areas such as
Community Engagement, Nanotechnology Research,
Regulation and Environment.
the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education – National Enabling Technologies Strategy (NETS)
When: Wednesday 8th February, 2012
Where: River View Rooms 4 & 5
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
spaces are limited
President, Australian Science Communicators, 2012
ASC National Conference 2012, Sydney, 27-29 February