Monday 14th June
09:30 Welcome - Chinese Officer
09:45 Introduction to the FP7 Programme: the European Nano Strategy and Planned Topics for 2011 Work packages - Dr. Kamal Hossain, National Physics Lab, NMP Expert Advisory Group (UK)
10:05 Overview of the ICPCNanoNet 2009-2010 - Lesley Tobin, Institute of Nanotechnology (UK)
10:40 Coffee Break / Poster Sessions
11:10 Presentation 1 - Dr. Ineke Malsch (Netherlands), “Nanotechnology in Latin America - priorities in international cooperation”.
11:45 Presentation 2 - Dr Francoise Roure (France), CGTI, “Linking regional and international networks for a better assessment of nanotechnology-induced change”.
12:20 Lunch Break
13:20 Presentation 3 - Prof. Malik Maaza (South Africa), “Nano E-learning, nano web-conferencing achievements of NANOAFNET”
13:55 Presentation 4 - Prof. Mario Baibich (Brazil), “Brazilian policy on nano innovation and technology transfer in less developed regions in the country”.
14:30 Presentation 5 - Professor Aboubaker Beye, Cheikh Anta Diop Université (Senegal), The collaborative work with the Tissue Engineering Center, Alexandria, Egypt; Lehigh University, USA; and Princeton University, USA: “Nano-macro porous glass bone-scaffold provides new insight of cell migration”
15:05 Coffee Break / Poster Sessions
15:35 Presentation 6 - Prof. Ishenkumba Kahwa, University of West Indies - Mona Campus; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences; Dept. of Chemistry (Jamaica), ”The Status and Potential of NANO Science and Technology in CARICOM States”.
16:10 Presentation 7 - Prof. Dr. Cor Claeys, IMEC, ”Nanoelectronics”.
16:45 Presentation 8 – Dr Francoise Roure: “The EC code of conduct”.
17:20 End of workshop day one
Tuesday 15th June
09:30 Presentation 1- Prof. Sirirurg Songsivilai (Executive Director of National Nanotechnology Center, NANOTEC Thailand), “The development of national strategic plan and the status of nanotechnology in Thailand”.
10:05 Presentation 2 - Prof. Dr. Halimaton Hamdan (Malaysia), “A report on the progress of nanotechnology in Malaysia”.
10:40 Coffee Break / Poster Sessions
11:10 Presentation 3 - Prof. Wang Chen (Director of the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China), “Chinese nano programmes and funding opportunities for third countries”.
11:45 Presentation 4 - Zhao Ya Pu (State Key Laboratory of Non-Linear Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China), “Nano Physical Mechanics: Multi-scale simulations”.
12:20 Presentation 5 - Dr. Saeed Sarkar, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Iran), “Iran Nanotechnology Initiative, Program and Achievements”.
12:55 Lunch Break
13:55 Small Group Discussion Section:
1. EC code of conduct for responsible nanotechnology
Panel: Francoise Roure, Noela Invernizzi, Professor Shen Dianhong: Mr Joseph J Molapisi, Supported by Ineke Malsch of MalschTechnoValuation
3. International standards - how best emerging countries can participate in and influence international standardisation
- Regulation and standardisation of nanotechnology in the countries of the participants
- China’s positioning in international regulation and standards for nanotechnology
- Metrology and quality infrastructure
Panel: Kamal Hossain, Gerd Bachmann, Victor Luchinin, Prof. Zhu Xing
2. Potential international cooperation and collaborations
- with a focus on China
- related to specific focus points/themes for further international cooperation between N&N national/regional networks
Panel: Prof. Xie Sishen (Nanoplan, CN), Prof Maaza (NanoAfNet), Ishen Kahwa (Caricom), Prof Eswaramoorthy (JNCASR)
15:55 Coffee Break / Poster Sessions
16:25 Group Discussion Plenary, Summary and Closing
17:20 End of workshop