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News & Events Archive – 2010

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STGlobal Consortium

Friday, April 15th and Saturday, April 16th

CISTP is co-sponsoring the STGlobal Consortium at AAAS in Washington DC.

To attend the conference, interested persons are encouraged to visit the event registration site to register for a General Admission ticket:

The complete program is available here.

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Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts: A Joint US-EU Workshop (National Nanotechnology Coordination Office)
March 10, 2010

*Each topic below was discussed from US and EU perspectives


  • Research to Regulation Transition Needs
  • Standardization of Nanosafety
  • Research in Support of Consumer Protection Legislation & Industry Perspectives
  • Data Needs for Regulatory Decision Making
  • Human Health Data Needs
  • Environment Data Needs

US-France Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation (State Dept)
July 12-13, 2010


  • Archeology: Museum Practice and Technology
  • Cooperation in Homeland Security
  • Cooperation in Pandemic Research
  • Marine Environments
  • Ecosystems Research and Environment
  • Mobility of Researchers
  • Agriculture and Climate Change
  • DOD Cooperation with France in Basic Research

US-Jordan Joint Committee on Science and Technology Cooperation (State Dept)
October 18-19, 2010


  • Stimulating a National Innovation System
  • Agricultural and Water Conservation Cooperation
  • Land Management
  • Opportunities for Energy Cooperation
  • Opportunities for Nano-Biotechnology Cooperation
  • Establishing a Joint Endowment for Science and Technology

Technology Transfer Society (T2S) Annual Conference - sponsored by the Center for International Science and Technology Policy in conjunction with The George Washington School of Business and SRI International

Nov 12-13, 2010

Conference information can be found here.

Of Note

Watch CISTP Professor David Alan Grier at Consumer Electronics Show 2014

Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund elected President of Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

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