2016 NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop Agenda and Presentations


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Thursday, May 19, 2016

8:00 – 9:00  
 
Registration and Coffee
 
9:00 – 9:20

 
Welcome and Introduction
Michael Meador, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
 

9:20 – 9:45   

 

NNI Overview
Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
 

Goal 1: Advance a world-class nanotechnology research and development program

9:45 – 10:05         

 
Spotlight on Nanotechnology in the Biomedical Sciences
Michelle Bradbury, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 
10:05 – 10:45


 
Biomedical Sciences Panel Discussion
Michelle Bradbury, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Zhen Gu, North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Katia Karalis, Emulate, Inc.
 
10:45 – 11:00
 
Break
 
11:00 – 11:20

 
Spotlight on Nanotechnology in the Physical Sciences 
Paul Weiss, UCLA
 
11:20 – 12:00



 
Physical Sciences Panel Discussion
Paul Weiss, UCLA
Deji Akinwande, University of Texas at Austin
Xiaoyu (Rayne) Zheng, Virginia Tech
Sharon Glotzer, University of Michigan
 
12:00 – 1:00
 
Lunch
 
1:00 – 2:30




 
Goal 1 Parallel Breakout Sessions (self-managed coffee breaks)
Foundational/Basic R&D
Applied R&D
Converging Technologies
Manufacturing and Scale-up
 
2:30 – 3:00    
 
Breakout Session Reports
 

Goal 3: Develop and sustain educational resources, a skilled workforce, and a dynamic infrastructure and toolset to advance nanotechnology

3:00 – 3:20   
 
Infrastructure Needs
Oliver Brand
, Georgia Tech
 
3:20 – 4:00




 
Infrastructure Panel Discussion
Oliver Brand, Georgia Tech
Elissa Williams, Scientific & Biomedical Microsystems
Saniya LeBlanc, The George Washington University
Richard Hennig, University of Florida
 
4:00 – 5:30



 
Goal 3 Parallel Breakout Sessions (self-managed coffee breaks)
Physical Facilities
Education and Workforce
Data Infrastructure
 
5:30 – 6:00    
 
Breakout Session Reports
 

 

Friday, May 20, 2016

8:30 – 9:00 
 

Coffee

9:00 – 9:15  

 
Day 2 Welcome and Day 1 Recap
Michael Meador, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
 

Goal 4: Support responsible development of nanotechnology

9:15 – 9:35

 
The NanoEHS Landscape
Greg Lowry, Carnegie Mellon University
 
‚Äč9:35 – 10:15





 
Responsible Development Panel Discussion
Greg Lowry, Carnegie Mellon University
Brian Thrall, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Matthew Hull, Virginia Tech
Debra Kaiser, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Timothy Malloy, UCLA School of Law
 

10:15 – 11:45

 

 

Goal 4 Parallel Breakout Sessions (self-managed coffee breaks)

Data Quality and Standards
Risk throughout the Product Life Cycle
Responsible Development of Consumer Products
 

11:45 – 12:15
 
Breakout Session Reports
 
12:15 – 1:15
 
Lunch
 

Goal 2: Foster the transfer of new technologies into products for commercial and public benefit

1:15 – 1:35

 
Challenges and Opportunities for Commercializing Nanotechnology
Marcie Black, Advanced Silicon Group
 

1:35 – 2:15



 

Commercialization Panel Discussion
Marcie Black, Advanced Silicon Group
Frank Malinoski, Nanomedicines Alliance and Liquidia Technologies
Joseph Sprengard, Jr., General Nano
World Nieh, USDA/FS
 
2:15 – 3:45



 
Goal 2 Parallel Breakout Sessions (self-managed coffee breaks)
Lab-to-Market/Tech Transfer
Manufacturing and Scale-up
Measuring Success
 
3:45 – 4:15
 
Breakout Session Reports
 
4:15 – 4:30      
 
Closing Remarks
 

 

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