Conference on Outreach and Public Engagement in Nanotechnology (Delft, Netherlands, 30 October 2008): Agenda and presentations


Click here for the conference report

Click here for the book of abstracts

Overall goal of the conference: exchange ideas and best practices on public engagement from various countries and use these on the second day (the workshop for WPN delegates taking part in project D) to formulate handles on ‘how to best engage the general public’.


9.00-9.30: Registration and coffee/tea

9.30-9.45: Welcome by the Chairman, Prof. David Reinhoudt

9.45-10.30: Keynote speech by Arie Rip on dilemmas in public engagement with nanotechnology

10.30-11.10: Two examples of public engagement processes:

11.10-11.40: Coffee break

11.40-13.00: Three examples of public engagement processes:

13.00-14.00: Lunch

14.00-14.45: Presentation by Rinie van Est of the Rathenau Institute on their report called "10 lessons for a nanodialogue"

14.45-15.05: Example of public engagement processes:

15.05-15.35: Coffee break

15.35-16.15: Two examples of public engagement processes: