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Pollution Prevention through Nanotechnology Conference Agenda and Presentations

Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge
September 25-26, 2007

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General conference information

Print version of this agenda (PDF) (5 pp, 153K)

Day One - Tuesday, September 25, 2007

9:00 AM Registration

9:30 AM Introductions and Setting the Stage
               Moderator: Clive Davies, Chief, Design for the Environment Branch (DfE), U.S. EPA

10:55 AM Break

11:15 AM Nanotechnology Life-Cycle Considerations
                 Moderator: Jeff Morris, Associate Director for Science, Office of Science Policy, ORD, U.S. EPA

12:15 PM Lunch

1:15 PM Nanotechnology Products
               Moderator: Dr. Jeffery Steevens, Research Toxicologist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

2:40 PM Break

3:00 PM Nanotechnology Processes
               Moderator: Dr. Dennis Utterback, Office of Science Policy, ORD, U.S. EPA

4:05 PM Energy or Resource Efficiency
               Moderator: Jeffrey Burke, Executive Director, National Pollution Prevention Roundtable

5:10 PM Adjourn

5:30 PM Reception and Poster Session

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Day Two - Wednesday, September 26, 2007

8:45 AM Day 2 Welcome, Clive Davies, Chief, DfE, OPPT, OPPTS, U.S. EPA

9:00 AM Case Study #1: Nanotechnology Processes – Catalysts
                Moderator: Dr. Jeremiah Duncan, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Environmental Fellow, OPPT, OPPTS, U.S. EPA

10:20 AM Break

10:40 AM Case Study #2: Nanotechnology Products – Flame Retardants
                 Moderator: Lynn L. Bergeson, Esquire, Managing Director, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM Case Study #3: Energy / Resource Efficiency – Lithium-Ion Batteries
               Moderator: Kathleen Vokes, DfE, OPPT, OPPTS, U.S. EPA

2:15 PM Break

2:30 PM Perspectives and Next Steps
               Moderator: Dr. Ken Geiser, Co-Director, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell

3:15 PM EPA Perspectives and Closing Remarks

3:30 PM Adjourn

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