SUN-SNO-GUIDENANO Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015
Welcome & Introduction of the Conference Danail  Hristozov,  Barbara Karn, Soccorro Vasquez Campos
Plenary Lecture 1: Nanotechnology Path to Sustainable Society Mihail Roco
Discussion Panel 1. Environmental applications: Water Chair: Paul Westerhoff; Tony Byrne, Jean-Yves Bottero, Gilbert Rios
Parallel session 1A: Occupational & Consumer Exposure Chairs: Keld Alstrup Jensen
Current state of knowledge when it comes to consumer exposure to nanomaterial embedded in a solid matrix Aiga Mackevica
Can weathering and processing release a nanoscale transparent organic pigment from the polymer matrix of consumer products? Nicole Neubauer
Exposures to Nanoparticles and Fibers during Manufacturing and Recycling of  Polycarbonate Carbon Nanotube composites Dhimiter Bello
Evaluation of nano exposure models Wouter Fransman
Inhalation exposure and dermal deposition of airborne particles during electrostatic spraying of liquid TiO2-based nanocoating
Antti J. Koivisto
Parallel session 1B: Ecotoxicology, effects on ecosystem services & ecological risks Chairs: Teresa F. Fernandes
Fish cell lines as in vitro models for ecotoxicology testing of engineered nanomaterials Azucena Bermejo-Nogales
Mechanisms underlying the enhancement of toxicity caused by coincubation of ZnO and Cu nanoparticles Maria Luisa Fernandez-Cruz
Copper nanoparticles or compounds impact agronomic and physiological parameters in cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) Nubia Zuverza-Mena
Trophic Transfer Potential of Nanoparticles In Terrestrial Food Chains Jason White
The effects of nanomaterials of individual species and ecosystem service Simon Little
Parallel session 1C: Life Cycle Thinking & LCA Chair: Michael Steinfeldt
Contribution of nanotechnology and nanomaterials to increased sustainability of industrial products and processes David G. Rickerby
Brazilian scenario in sustainable nanotechnology Rachel Horta Arduin
New framework accounting for a spatial differentiation in the calculation of characterisation factors for the toxicity potential of nanomaterials Beatrice Salieri
Approach for Human Toxicity and Freshwater Ecotoxicity midpoints determination for their inclusion in Life Cycle Assessment of nanotechnology-based products Socorro Vazquez-Campos
Precious metal recovery from nanowaste for sustainable nanotechnology: Current challenges and life cycle considerations’ Peter Vikesland
From laboratory to industrial scale: scale-up calculations of chemical processes for LCA Fabiano Piccinno
Plenary Lecture 2: The quest for generating robust regulatory relevant data Speaker: Tom van Teunenbroek
Discussion Panel 2: Sustainable Nanotechnology Barbara Karn, Socorro Vasquez-Campos, Danail Hristozov, Omowunmi Sadik
Parallel session 2A: Toxicology and human health risks Chair: Danail Hristozov
Toxicity and biodistribution of surface chemically modified Ag nanoparticles Chengfang Pang
Nanotoxicology of cadmium sulfide quantum dots in different cellular models Nelson Marmiroli
Surface reactivity of CuO NPs is responsible for the early oxidative damages to A549 cells: a Trojan-horse independent mechanism Elisa Moschini
Nanotechnologies and Sustainability in the fields of Architecture and Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Federica Fernandez
Parallel session 2B: Environmental exposure, release & fate Chairs: Bernd Nowack, Greg Lowry
Nanomaterial Fate and Exposure Research: Where we are now and where we need to be to model environmental exposure
Greg Lowry, Bernd Nowack
Nanomaterials in a perspective of effects on ecosystem services and ecological risk Janeck J. Scott-Fordsmand
A Dynamic Probabilistic Material Flow Modeling Method for Environmental Exposure Assessment of Engineered Nanomaterials Nikolaus A. Bornhoft
Fate of fullerenes (C60) during peracetic acid (PAA) post disinfection of treated alum-enhanced combined sewer overflow (CSO) primary treatment Haitham Elnakar
Dynamic Probabilistic Modelling of Environmental Emissions of Engineered Nanomaterials Tian Yin Sun
Implications of using inappropriate fate descriptors for engineered nanoparticles Antonia Praetorius
Parallel session 2C: Industrial decision support tools Chairs: Elena Semenzin
Conceptual framework for Sustainable Nanotechnologies Decision Support System (SUNDS) Vrishali Subramanian
LICARA - guidelines for sustainable competitiveness of nanoproducts Claudia Som
Processing Nanoparticles in Suspension of High Solid Concentration: On-line Characterisation and Process Modelling Ceyda Oksel
Broadening our view on nanomaterials: highlighting potentials to contribute to a sustainable materials management in preliminary assessments
Henning Wigger
Anticipatory Ethics and Governance [AEG]: a
Jurisprudential approach.
Karena Hester
Dinner                                                                                           Wunmi Sadik        
Tuesday, March 10, 2015  
Plenary Lecture 3: Regulatory and Policy Initiatives in the US and EU Speaker: Lynn L. Bergeson
Discussion Panel 3: Testing strategies to evaluate nanomaterials safety Teresa Fernandes, Janeck Scott
Fordsmand, Lang Tran, Danail Hristozov
3A Safer by design products, production and processes Chair: Carlos Fito
Sustainable Nanocatalysts for Fuel Cells and Splitting  Water: Metal­Free, Heteroatom­Doped Carbons and Noble Metal­Free  Oxides Tewodros  (Teddy)  Asefa
Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Firms in Europe: A Typology Anthony Carroll
SANOWORK: towards a "Safety by Design" management of nanomaterials Simona Ortelli
Assessing the potential risks of silver nanoparticles in antimicrobial applications, using miniaturized flow field-flow fractionation and multi-angle light scattering Valentina Marassi
Parallel session 3B: Ecotoxicology, effects on ecosystem services & ecological risks Chairs: Janeck Scott-Fordsmand, Elijah Petersen
Ecotoxicological effects of multi walled carbon nanotubes Yehuda Benayahu
The GUIDEnano strategy for nanomaterial environmental hazard assessment along the life cycle María Diez
Phytotoxicity of carbon nanotubes in soybean is associated with disturbances of zinc homeostasis Olga Zaytseva
Accumulation of engineered nanoparticles in plant foods: Nutritional bioaccessibility and dietary exposure risks Stephen D. Ebbs
Mechanisms of response to NMs in soil invertebrates – integrating from gene expression to organism effect and AOPs Mónica J.B. Amorim
Parallel session 3C: Educational & curriculum in nanotechnology Chairs: Victor Puntes, Peter Vikesland 
Educational & curriculum in nanotechnology Deb Newberry
The Virginia Tech Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program Peter Vikesland
Learning from nature: biomimicry in nanotechnology education

Mehlika Ayla Kiser
Nanotechnology education for secondary schools and university students: The employers perspective Albert Duschl
Empowering citizens in international governance of nanotechnologies Ineke Malsch
Plenary Lecture 4: Benchmark nanomaterials and case studies to challenge the decision criteria of a ‘multiple perspective grouping framework’ Speaker: Wendel Wohlleben
Parallel session 4A: Recycling & Waste Management Chair: Steffen Foss Hansen
Waste management of ENM-containing solid waste in Europe Laura Heggelund
Flows of engineered nanomaterials through the recycling process in Switzerland Alejandro Caballero Guzman
Nanoproducts: What is Actually Available to European Consumers? Steffen Foss Hansen
Stochastic fate analysis of engineered nanoparticles during release processes, e.g. in an incineration plant Fadri Gottschalk
Parallel session 4B: Toxicology and human health risks Chair: Flemming Cassee
NanoSAR: Structure Activity Model for the Toxicity of Nanoparticles Ceyda Oksel
Contribution to nanomaterials safety assessment: the need of integrating in vitro, in vivo and in silico strategies Maria João Silva
Development of a robust method for measuring engineered nanomaterial toxicity and uptake using Caenorhabditis elegans
Elijah Petersen
Design and Development of Surface Modification and Synthesis Strategies to Reduce Toxicity of Nanoparticles Seda Keleştemur
Development of an initial Risk Assessment strategy within the GUIDEnano project Susan Wijnhoven
Parallel session  4C: Environmental Release, Fate and Exposure Chair: Socorro Vazquez-Campos
Evaluation of titanium dioxide nanoparticle fate and heteroaggregation in natural surface waters Danielle Slomberg
Kinetics of Nanoparticles Release from Nanocomposites Exposed to Environmental Stresses Li-Piin Sung
Environmental fate of nanopesticides and exposure assessment Melanie Kah
Insights from a spatially and temporally resolved nanoparticle fate model Greg Lowry
Thermal decomposition of nano-enabled products at their end of life and EHS implications Phil Demokritou
Reception and Posters
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Plenary Lecture 5: Surface affinity: Applications of a functional assay for quantifying nanoparticle transport, aggregation, transformation and bioüptake in complex systems Speaker: Mark Wiesner
Discussion Panel 4: Role of Green Nanotechnology in Sustainable Nanotechnology Chair: Terry Wilkins 
Parallel session 5A: Safer by design products, production and processes Chair: Anna Costa
3-D Self-supported Photocatalytic Nanomats Clean Up Hydrocarbons In Water Pelagia-Irene (Perena) Gouma
Preparing Nanostructured Membranes fron Benign and Naturally-occurring Reagents Idris Yazgan
NANoREG's Safe-by-Design Concept Christian Micheletti
Research in Sustainable Synthesis of Nanomaterials: An overview Barbara Karn
Safer by molecular design applied to industrial case studies Anna Costa
Parallel session 5B: Tracking NM in complex matrices Chairs: Ken Dawson, Omowunmi Sadik
Detection of engineered cerium oxide nanoparticles in soil Frank von der Kammer
Plasmonic imaging of single nanoparticles: project NANODETECTOR Vladimir Mirsky
Sensors and Nanotrackers in Complex matrices Omowunmi Sadik
Tracing and Quantitative Measurements of Inorganic Nanoparticles Amounts in Biological Tissues by Nuclear-Physical Methods Anna A. Antsiferova
the Meaning of Characterization, and Bilogical Identity Kenneth Dawson
European standardization project on detection and identification of nano-objects in complex matrices Michael Stintz
Parallel session 5C: Life cycle thinking & LCA Chair: Socorro Vázquez-Campos
Sustainable Nanoproducts through Life Cycle Thinking and Life-Cycle Assessment Michael Steinfeldt
Nanomaterials release from product´s life cycle: the GUIDEnano project Alejandro Vilchez
Probabilistic modelling of prospective environmental concentrations of Gold nanoparticles from medical applications as a basis for risk assessment Indrani Mahapatra
Silver nanoparticles biokinetics study by mathematical modelling of their transport in living organism Vyacheslav A. Demin
Plenary Lecture 6: Entropic control, Sustainable Nanotechnology at the molecular level Speaker: John Warner
Discussion Panel 5: Agriculture & Food Chair Jason White;  Melanie Kah
Parallel session 6A: Toxicology and human health risks Chair: Enrico Bergamaschi
Distribution and Biological Effects of Fullerene C60, Titanium Dioxide and Silver Nanoparticles after Single and Multiple Intragastrical Administrations to Rats Olga D. Hendrickson
Role of Biological Monitoring in Nano-Safety Enrico Bergamaschi
Synergistic TLR4-dependent effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticles and LPS on the activation of murine macrophages Massimiliano Bianchi
Feasibility of using in vitro toxicity studies for human risk assesment of nanomaterials Joan Cabellos
The relationship between the biological effects of Titanium Dioxide nanofibers and their aspect ratio Manfredi Allegri
Parallel session 6B: Occupational and consumer exposure Chairs: Derk Brower, Phil Demokritou
Comparing workers measured dust exposure with predicted exposures using a NF/FF model, NanoSafer, and the ART exposure assessment tools Antti J. Koivisto
Ranges in respirable and inhalable dustiness and dustiness kinetics of nanomaterial powders as determined with the prototype small rotating drum – priority parameters for exposure assessment
Keld Astrup Jensen
Nanoparticle Surface Activity: Understanding, Measuring and Integrating it into Inhalation Dosimetry Dhimiter Bello
Assessment of dermal exposure to nano-objects, and their agglomerates and aggregates (NOAA); Results from a pre-normative research project Derk Brouwer
Parallel session 6C: Environmental exposure, release & fate Chair: Geert Cornelis
Single particle ICPMS based methods for tracking environmental leaching of nanoparticles from consumer products Frank von der Kammer

Novel method to address the environmental impact of nanomaterials in the use phase: the SUN approach
Lorette Scifo
Interactive spICP-MS data treatment using Nanocount Geert Cornelis
Nanotechnology : the missing piece of the life puzzle Gilbert M. Rios
Speciation and mechanisms of nanomaterial release from nano-enabled products during their life cycle: Self-cleaning cement as building material case study Nathan Bossa