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Call for Posters: Nano Risk Analysis II Workshop

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A Workshop to Explore How a Multiple Models Approach Can Advance Risk Analysis of Nanoscale Materials

Washington, DC

September 15-16, 2014

You are invited to submit abstracts for posters to be presented at the Nano Risk Analysis II workshop in Washington D.C. on September 15th and 16th. This poster session is an opportunity to share your research with experts from around the globe in nanomaterial risk analysis and regulation.

The Nano Risk Analysis II workshop seeks to elaborate shared strengths and gaps in support of a Weight of Evidence (WOE) approach relying on Alternative Testing Strategy (ATS) to inform context –specific decisions about risk from exposure to novel nanoscale materials. The goal is to inform the development of guidance for ATS use in overall approaches to those decisions. As such, suitable topics for poster presentations include research on high-throughput techniques, in vitro cell based and cell free assays, WOE or strength-of-evidence approaches to assessing exposure and risk, decision-analytic approaches, regulatory approaches, and challenges to applying ATS for nanoscale materials. We are open to a range of topics related to Alternative Testing Strategies, so please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about your topic.

An author may co-author any number of submissions but may submit only one abstract as presenting author.

This poster session is proudly sponsored by the Society for Risk Analysis Emerging Nanoscale Materials Specialty Group (ENMSG).

Abstract submission deadline: September 1, 2014
Presenters must register for the workshop by September 1, 2014

Instructions for Submitting Abstracts:

Please submit your abstract on the web HERE
You will be asked to provide the following information:


Type each author(s) name all with initial capitals, last name followed by first and middle initials., in the appropriate box i.e., Zimmermann, AR (Author Box 1), Burk, BJ (Author Box 2) and Schock, D (Author Box 3).


Type the affiliation(s) in upper and lower case in the box. DO NOT include your department’s name when listing the address(es) of the author(s). Capitalization and punctuation must be as shown in the sample (Texas Tech University and Mayo Clinic).


Enter the title of your abstract in the box in upper and lower case.

Abstract (Maximum of 300 words)


Please list at least one keyword, but no more than five.


Please state whether you are a member of SRA and a member of an SRA specialty group

Acceptance of Abstracts:

You will receive an email from SRA-ENMSG acknowledging receipt of your abstract.  If you do not receive a receipt, this means your abstract was not received – please contact us at the email below if you have any trouble submitting your abstract.

Authors will be notified by the Program Committee of acceptance or rejection in September. The Program Committee expects that papers will have the approval of the author’s management and co-authors prior to abstract submission.  All persons attending the Nano Risk Analysis II workshop to present a poster are required to pay the appropriate registration fees as indicated on the registration form.  Registration details will be emailed to confirmed poster presenters at the time of acceptance. Presenters must register for the workshop by September 1, 2014.

Student and Young Professionals Travel Awards available! Click here for details.

Please contact Christian Beaudrie if you have any questions.

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