Plenary Discussion: What are workshop participants doing today in areas
affected by descriptive systems for nanomaterials – Andy Henson (Session Chair)
3-5 minutes contributions from each attendee; there will be sufficient time for questions and discussion
Breakout Session I Defining the uses for the description of nanomaterials
Three separate groups
What are the uses for a nanomaterials description system?
What unique requirements does each of the uses have?
What requirements are common across uses?
End of Day
Day 2 - 24 February 2012
Reports from Breakout Session 1 and Plenary Discussion – Clive Willis (Session Chair)
Defining the uses for the description of nanomaterials
Panel: Stakeholder needs in creating a discipline-independent nanomaterialdescription – Nathan Baker (Panel Chair)
Panel Members: Martha Marapese (United States), Denis Koltsov (Nanotechia), Pingfan Rao (IUFoST), Michelle Ostraat (United States)
Minimum descriptors for commercial sale, the workplace, and for regulation
Challenges to creating a discipline-independent nanomaterial description
Breakout Session 2 How do we actually create a description of nanomaterials independent of disciplines?
What are the roles of standards organizations, discipline-bodies, government, industry, research community, others?
What are the prerequisite actions by different communities and interests groups?
How can the Unions participate in the process?
Report of Breakout Session 2 and Plenary Discussion – Rickey Yada (Session Chair)
How do we actually create a description of nanomaterials independent of disciplines?
Plenary Discussion – John Rumble (Session Chair)
Top challenges to progress on nanomaterials description and how are they addressed
Workshop Summary and Recommendations – Françoise Roure (Session Chair)