Risk governance of manufactured nanoparticles

 
21-11-2011 13:30-18:00
European Parliament Brussels - Altiero Spinelli (ASP) A1G2
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Risk Governance
of
Manufactured Nanoparticles



Joint Workshop

EP STOA Panel – European Commission
  
 

PROGRAMME
 

  • 13:30 - 14:00 Registration
  • 14:00 - 14:15 Introduction

- Welcome :  Malcolm Harbour, MEP, STOA Vice-Chairman
- Introductory speech :  Vittorio Prodi, MEP, member of STOA, project supervisor
- Overview of EU Commission related activities : Rudolf Strohmeier, deputy director general, EU    Commission, DG Research and Innovation.

Session 1: Risk Assessment – Scientific Challenges 
  • 14:15 -14:30 STOA Perspective (NanoSafety Project Team) or External Expert (t.b.c.)
  • 14:30 -14:45 Hazards assessment, Kenneth Dawson, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • 14:45 -15:00 Exposure assessment, Kai Savolainen, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
  • 15:00-15:15 Concerns of Workers, Henning Wriedt, Beratungs- und Informationsstelle Arbeit & Gesundheit, Germany
  • 15:15-15:30 Interfaces between science and policy, Hermann Stamm, EU Commission, Joint Research Centre
  • 15:30-16:00 Discussion: The Interface between Science and Policy in the Risk Assessment of Manufactured Particulate Nanomaterials. What Policymakers want to know and how Science and Research can provide the answers.
  • 16:00 -16:15 Coffee break
Session 1: Risk Assessment – Scientific Challenges 
  •  16.15 -16:30 STOA Perspective (NanoSafety Project Team) or External Expert (t.b.c.)
  • 16.30 - 16:45 Product Safety Governance, Phillipe Martin, EU Commission, DG SANC
  • 16:45 - 17:00 Workplace regulatory strategies, Jorge Costa-David, EU Commission, DG Employment
  • 17:00- 17:15 Nanomaterials and environmental legislation/Regulatory strategies under the REACH framework, Andrej Kobe, EU Commission, DG Environment
  • 17:15 -17:45 Discussion : How do address the concerns of citizens and CSO in the governance of nanomaterials?
  • 17:45 Closing Remarks :  António Fernando Correia De Campos, MEP, STOA Panel Vice-Chairman