14/3/2012 The symposium that was video-taped has been delivered.
7/10/2011 The symposium that has been video-taped will be delivered across the Internet at a later date.
15/9/2011 It is not necessary to make a pre-registration for the plenary session on Thursday after September 15. We would appreciate it if you could come directly to attend it to the venue.
In addition to that, all of the breakout sessions on Friday have reached the enrollment limit. Please note that there is no on-site registration available.
9/9/2011 Speaker has been changed as follows:
Day 2 / September 30
Room 1: Breakout Session for CNTs
Lecture 214: From Dr. Robert Landsiedel to Dr. Lan Ma-Hock
8/9/2011 Program has been updated.
Information on video recording has been updated in the top page.
30/8/2011 Information on registration has been updated.
22/8/2011 Session at Room 2 on Friday has reached the enrollment limit.
18/8/2011 Session at Room 1 on Friday has reached the enrollment limit.
15/8/2011 Foreign Speakers Page has been updated.
12/8/2011 Session at Room 3 on Friday has reached the enrollment limit.
15/7/2011 Registration page has been opened.
30/6/2011 Website has been opened!
This is the second international symposium in relation to the NEDO project "Research and Development of Nanoparticle Characterization Methods - Evaluating Risks associated with Manufactured Nanomaterials". The project was aiming at developing methods of characterization, exposure assessment and hazard assessment, and establishing risk assessment methods for manufactured nanomaterials using those methods, under the project leader, Dr. Junko NAKANISHI, and was completed in fiscal 2010 to achieve numerous results in collaboration with an OECD’s nanosafety program. This two-day symposium is to disseminate the results of the project including risk assessment documents for carbon nanotubes (CNTs), fullerene (C60) and titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles and to provide an opportunity to discuss the implications of the project.
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan
10:00-17:10 ( open 9:30 ), Thursday, September 29, 2011
NEW PIER HALL ( 1-11-1 Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan )
600 seats
10:00-16:50 ( open 9:30 ), Friday, September 30, 2011
HOTEL AZUR TAKESHIBA ( 1-11-2 Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan )
・Room 1 ( 150seats ) :
  Breakout Session for CNTs
・Room 2 ( 180seats ) :
  Breakout Session for C60 & TiO2
  Breakout Session for In Vitro Testing
・Room 3 ( 180seats ) :
  Breakout Session for Sample Preparation
  and Measurement Methods
  Breakout Session for Exposure Assessment
  and Management




The working languages are English and Japanese. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in those two languages.
Participation Fee
Free of charge
The symposium will consist of a plenary session for general public on Day 1 and five breakout sessions for experts in three separate conference rooms on Day 2, both of which will include invited lectures from USA and Europe. The following printed materials will be provided to the participants at the venue:
Lecture abstracts both in English and in Japanese
Executive summaries of risk assessments of three manufactured nanomaterials: carbon nanotubes ( CNTs ), fullerene ( C60 ) and titanium dioxide ( TiO2 ), as well as a concept paper that explains the principles and basic approach to risk assessment of manufactured nanomaterials (English edition and/or Japanese edition)
"Methods of preparation and characterization of manufactured nanomaterials for toxicity testing" ( English edition and/or Japanese edition )
After the symposium, lectures will be available on the web both in English and in Japanese.
Video Recording
This symposium will be video-taped in front of a live audience.
The video will be delivered across the Internet at a later date
Please note that if you make a question, it will be delivered but the name and organization will be deleted.

*Plenary session and all breakout sessions will be recorded.
*The video will be delivered on the website of NEDO.
* Recorded information will be used exclusively for the purpose of the internet-delivery.