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August 27, 2009

Lynn L. Bergeson Will Speak at Conference on “Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Securing the Promise of Nanotechnologies”

Lynn L. Bergeson

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. is pleased to announce that Lynn L. Bergeson will be speaking at the September 10-11, 2009, international conference on “Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Securing the Promise of Nanotechnologies,” in London. The London School of Economics, Chatham House, the Environmental Law Institute, and the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars have spent the past year examining issues of transatlantic regulatory cooperation. During the conference, their research findings will be published in a major report, which is scheduled to be released on September 10, 2009. The conference is intended to bring together regulatory experts from the United States (US) and European Union (EU) to discuss recommendations from this research effort and to generate and examine new ideas that would enable greater transatlantic cooperation and convergence on nanotechnology oversight today and in the future.

Ms. Bergeson will give a presentation on September 10, 2009, during the session on the “Scope and Limits of Self-Regulation: Voluntary and Industry Initiatives in the EU and US,” which will address the future of voluntary programs and lessons from past experiences. The conference is by invitation only. Please e-mail Carmen Gayoso if you would like to attend.