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September 10-11, 2013 - Global Summit on Regulatory Science (GSRS13) in Arkansas, USA


Dates and Locations: 

September 10, 2013 in Jefferson, Arkansas
September 11, 2013 in Little Rock, Arkansas

Theme: Nanotechnology


Presentation Topics:

  • Welcome and Introduction to the Jefferson Laboratories of the FDA
  • Welcome and Introduction of the Commissioner
  • Public Health and Regulatory Science
  • Presentation Ceremony—University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Regulatory Science Program
  • GCRSR—A Report on the Executive Committee Meeting
  • Introduction to Nanomaterials: Definitions, Synthesis, Properties
  • The NNI: Lessons Learned for Risk Governance and Regulatory Science in the 21st Century
  • The Present State of Standards in Nanotechnology: Definitions, Challenges, Needs and Opportunities
  • Nanotechnology and Health Care Impact
  • Evaluation of Nanomedicine Stability and Disposition
  • Promises of Nanoscale Science and Nanotechnology in Agriculture and Food Systems
  • Nanomedicine
  • Implementing the Nano Risk Framework as a Component of Product Stewardship: A Key to Responsible Development of Products
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Safety Initiative on Nanomaterial Safety
  • Regulation and Research at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Ongoing Research on Safety of Nanomaterials in Korea
  • Regulatory Science Presentation and Roundtable Discussion


NCTR GSRS13 Point of Contact:

Roben Brooks
Office of the Director
(870) 543-7023