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Lecture Videos for the Second International Symposium on the Risk Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials

February 7, 2012

March 22, 2012 Lecture Overview are available.
March 15, 2012 Videotaped lectures from Subtitled Version are available.
February 17, 2012 Videotaped lectures from Breakout Session are available.

 NEDO organized the Second International Symposium on the Risk Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials held in Tokyo on September 29 and 30, 2011.
 The symposium aimed to make available to the public the results of NEDO's Research and Development of Nanoparticle Characterization Methods project carried out from FY2007 to FY2011.

 The related documents are available here.


  ●Risk Assessment Documents and a Document of Protocols for Manufactured Nanomaterials
  • Risk Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials
  • Methods of Preparation and Characterization of Manufactured Nanomaterials for Toxicity Testing
  • Guideline for Hazard Assessment Testing of Industrial Nanomaterials in Animals by Respiratory Exposure  

  ●reference materials

 Videotaped lectures from the symposium are available on NEDO's web site listed in sequential order.

Day 1: Thursday, September 29, 2011 Plenary Session

Lecture Lecture Title and Speaker Original Version Subtitled Version
101 Overview of NEDO Research Project "Risk Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials"
Junko Nakanishi
AIST Fellow, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
102 European Approach to the Derivation of Occupational Exposure Limits for Engineered Nanoparticles
Lang Tran
Principal Toxicologist, Institute of Occupational Medicine
English Japanese
103 A Comprehensive Environmental Assessment Approach to Nanomaterials
Michael Davis
Senior Science Advisor, United States Environmental Protection Agency
English Japanese
104 Preparation and Characterization of Nano-Material Specimen
Kazuhiro Yamamoto
Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Instrumentation Frontier (RIIF), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and  Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
105 Toxicity Test
Yasuo Morimoto
Professor, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and  Environmental Health, Japan (UOEH)
Japanese English
106 Risk Assessment of Three Manufactured Nanomaterials
Masashi Gamo
Research Group Leader, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
107 Risk Governance of Manufactured Nanomaterials: Challenges and Developments
Atsuo Kishimoto
Research Group Leader, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English

Day 2: Friday, September 30, 2011 Room1:Breakout Session for CNT

Moderator: Junko Nakanishi,
 AIST Fellow, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Co-Moderator: Atsuo Kishimoto,
 Research Group Leader, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS),
 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Co-Moderator: Masato Naya,
 Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS),
 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Lecture Lecture Title and Speaker Original Version Subtitled Version
211 Preparation and Characterization of CNT Specimen
Kazuhiro Yamamoto,
Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Instrumentation Frontier (RIIF), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and  Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
212 Evaluation of Pulmonary Toxicity of CNT
Yasuo Morimoto,
Professor, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan (UOEH)
Japanese English
213 Pulmonary Toxicity and Genotoxicity Assessment of Carbon Nanotubes
Masato Naya,
Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
214 Inhalation Toxicity Testing of MWCNT as such and in Nanocomposites
Lan Ma-Hock,
BASF - The Chemical Company
English Japanese
215 Particle Pathogenicity Paradigms: Similarities and Differences between Granular insoluble Particles and Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes
Jürgen Pauluhn,
Prof. Dr. Dr. D.A.B.T. Chief Expert Toxicology Head Experimental Toxicology/Inhalation, Bayer Pharma AG, Germany
English Japanese
216 Ninety-Day Inhalation Toxicity Study with Carbon Nanofibers in Male and Female Rats: Particulate-related Effects on the Respiratory Tract Do Not Impact the Cardiovascular System
David Warheit,
Research Fellow, DuPont Haskell Global Centers for Health and Environmental Sciences
English Japanese
217 Risk Assessment of CNTs  - Searching for the Critical Dominant Factors in Human Health Risks -
Junko Nakanishi,
AIST Fellow, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
  Wrap up Session Japanese English

Day 2: Friday, September 30, 2011 Room2:Breakout Session for C60 & TiO2

Moderator: Masashi Gamo,
 Research Group Leader, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS),
 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Lecture Lecture Title and Speaker Original Version Subtitled Version
221 Instillation and Inhalation Tests for C60 Pulmonary Toxicity.
Akira Ogami,
Professor, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan (UOEH)
Japanese English
222 Evaluation of In Vivo Effects of Industrial Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Experimentally Exposed to Hairless Rat Skin
Osamu Yamamoto,
Professor, Tottori University Faculty of Medicine
Japanese English
223 Genotoxicity, Carcinogenicity, and Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of Titanium Dioxide
Makoto Ema,
Invited Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
224 Interactions of Nanoscale Objects with Living Organisms
Kenneth Dawson,
Director, Centre for BioNano Interactions, UCD and European Infrastructure in Nanosafety (QNano)
English Japanese
225 Risk Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials - "Titanium Dioxide" -
Masashi Gamo,
Research Group Leader, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
226 Risk Assessment of Fullerene C60
Naohide Shinohara,
Researcher, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English

Day 2: Friday, September 30, 2011 Room2:Breakout Session for In Vitro Testing

Moderator: Hitoshi Iwahashi,
 Professor, Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University

Lecture Lecture Title and Speaker Original Version Subtitled Version
227 In Vitro Evaluation of Nanoparticles
Masanori Horie,
Research Associate, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan (UOEH)
Japanese English
228 A Gene Expression Profiling Approach for Toxicity Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials
Katsuhide Fujita,
Researcher, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) 
Japanese English

Day 2: Friday, September 30, 2011 Room3:Breakout Session for Sample Preparation and Measurement Methods

Moderator: Manabu Shimada,
 Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University

Lecture Lecture Title and Speaker Original Version Subtitled Version
231 Dispersion Technique of Nanomaterials into Liquid
Shigehisa Endoh,
Senior Research Scientist, Technology Research Association for Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes (TASC)
Japanese English
232 Characterization of Nanomaterials in Liquid Phase for Toxicity Assessment
Haruhisa Kato,
Researcher, National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
233 Technique for Dispersing Nanomaterials in Air
Manabu Shimada,
Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University
Japanese English
234 Metrology and Characterization Techniques of Airborne Nanoparticles
Kensei Ehara,
Prime Senior Researcher, National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English

Day 2: Friday, September 30, 2011 Room3:Breakout Session for Exposure Assessment and Management

Moderator: Isamu Ogura,
 Researcher, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS),
 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Lecture Lecture Title and Speaker Original Version Subtitled Version
235 Emission and Exposure Assessment of Manufactured Nanomaterials
Isamu Ogura,
Researcher, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability (RISS), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japanese English
236 Exposure Assessment and Management in Workplaces
Derk Brouwer,
Senior Scientist Exposure Assessment, TNO Quality & Safety
English Japanese
237 Evaluation of Air Filter Performance for Prevention of Exposure to Airborne Nanoparticles
Yoshio Otani,
Professor, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University
Japanese English