S.NET Annual Meeting: Innovation, Responsibility, and Sustainable Development
Wednesday, October 30
Northeastern will host the 5th annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (S.NET).
S.NET is an international association that promotes intellectual
exchange and critical inquiry about the advancement of nanoscience and emerging technologies in society. Its aim is to advance critical
reflection from various perspectives on developments in a broad range of new and emerging fields, including, but not limited to, nanoscale science and engineering, biotechnology, synthetic biology, cognitive science and geo-engineering.
The program is headed by Christopher Bosso, Professor of Public
Policy and Director of the Nanotechnology and Society Research Group. The local organizing committee includes S.NET President Davis Baird of Clark University as well as Northeastern faculty Michael Bennett and Sonia Rolland (School of Law); Ronald Sandler (Ethics); Kirsten Rodine-Hardy (Political Science); Ahmed Busnaina, Matthew Eckelman, and Jacqueline Isaacs (Engineering).
The theme of the 2013 meeting is: Innovation, Responsibility, and Sustainable Development
Proposals can be submitted at the S.NET Proposal Submission Form
Registration: Registration fees through August 1 are fixed at
$175 USD; the special rate student fee is $125 USD. Payment is by credit
card at: https://commerce.cashnet.com/SFNSRG.
Any general queries about the meeting can be directed to: S.NETBoston@gmail.com
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