Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference 2015

A Joint EU – US Conference

Monday 9th – Wednesday 11th March 2015

Hotel NH Laguna Palace, Venice (Italy)



SUN Guidenano SNO

Supporting Organization


The Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference 2015 is a forum for nanotechnology researchers, industry, and regulators to present and discuss research findings on the interface between nanotechnology and sustainability. It is being jointly organized by the US Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO), and two large EU research projects: SUN and GUIDEnano. Perspectives on the implications and applications of nanotechnology will be provided by leading experts in EU and USA.

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• Life cycle thinking

• Environmental release and fate of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs)

• Environmental, occupational and consumer exposure to ENMs

• Environmental and human health impacts of ENMs

• Safe production, handling and disposal of ENMs

• Regulatory and industrial decision support for sustainable nanotechnologies

• Nanotechnology applications for sustainability

• Societal implications of nanotechnology

• Curriculum and training for sustainable nanotechnology


Scientific Committee

Antonio Marcomini, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
Danail Hristozov, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia
Socorro Vázquez-Campos, LEITAT Technological Center
Barbara Karn, Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization
Omowunmi Sadik, SUNY-Binghamton & Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization


Invited speakers

International experts from Europe and the United States has been invited. Download the detailed programme.


The Abstract Book of the conference is now available.

Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference App

You can download the Conference4me smartphone app that will provide you with a comfortable tool for planning your participation in Sustainable Nanotechnology Conference. Browse the complete programme directly from your phone or tablet and create your very own agenda. The app is available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Kindle Fire devices. To download mobile app, please visit or type ‘conference4me’ in Google Play, iTunes App Store, Windows Phone Store or Amazon Kindle Fire App Store.

Poster Session

Download the poster session schedule and instructions for poster printing.

Special Issue of  the journal Environmental Science: Nano for the best papers

Some of the papers presented at the conference will be invited to apply for a special issue of the official journal of the Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization (SNO) Environmental Science: Nano, published by the Royal Society of Chemistry.



NH Laguna PalaceHotel Nh Laguna Palace 4*

Viale Ancona, 2, 30172 Mestre Venezia, Italy
Tel: +39 041 829 6111
Fax: +39 848 390 230



Useful travel information

Please download the Travel Guidance.


Conference fees

Conference fee includes lunches on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday plus Dinner on Monday evening (in addition to coffee breaks). To register, please fill in the registration form.

Before January 12, 2015:
Academia, Industry, Others: 350 Euros
Government: 325 Euros
Participants to CORs meeting: 300 Euros
Student: 275 Euros
January 13 – March 6, 2005 Late conference fees:
Academia, Industry, Others: 475 Euros
Government: 425 Euros
Student: 375 Euros
One day registration: 150 Euros


Call for abstracts and posters

To submit an abstract or poster, please fill in the form.



Abstracts for Oral or Poster: December 19, 2014
Conference Registration January 12, 2015
Hotel Registration: January 9, 2015
Late Conference Registration: January 13, 2015