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Global Challenges 2011 -- Nanotechnology in the 2010s: The teen years

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The AAAS Office of Government Relations invites you to "Nanotechnology in the 2010s: The teen years," the final discussion in the 2011 series, Science & Society: Global Challenges.

Speakers for the discussion include: Pedro Alvarez, George R. Brown Professor of Engineering and chair of the department of civil and environmental engineering at Rice University; Omid Farokhzad, associate professor, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School; and Debra Kaiser, supervisory materials research engineer and division chief-ceramics, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). National Public Radio reporter David Kestenbaum will host the discussion.

The event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the AAAS Auditorium at 1200 New York Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. A reception will start at 5:00 p.m.

The series is sponsored by AAAS, the American Chemical Society, and the Georgetown University Program on Science in the Public Interest. For more information on other events in the series and to RSVP for the talk, visit the CSTSP Events page.