Call for Posters: S.NET Third Annual Meeting

New as of July 2011 -- Call for Poster Proposals: S.NET Third Annual Meeting

Mission Palms Hotel, Tempe, Arizona, USA – 7-10 November 2011

Invitation. S.NET invites proposals for posters to be presented at the Third Annual Meeting of the The Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (S.NET) in Tempe, Arizona, which will be co-hosted by the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU), and the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at the University of California, Santa Barbara (CNS-UCSB. This conference will engage diverse scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers in the development and implications of emerging technologies.

About S.NET. S.NET is an international association that promotes intellectual exchange and critical inquiry about the advancement of nanoscience and emerging technologies in society.  The aim of the association is to advance critical reflection on developments in a broad range of new and emerging fields of science and technology, including, but not limited to, nanoscale science and engineering, biotechnology, synthetic biology, cognitive science, and geoengineering.

Eligibility. S.NET includes diverse communities, viewpoints, and methodologies from across the social sciences and humanities, and welcomes contributions from scientists, engineers, and other practitioners.

To Apply. The program committee (see below) invites poster proposals from the full breadth of disciplines, methodologies, and epistemologies, as well as from applied, participatory, and practical approaches to studying these emerging fields and from different regional or comparative perspectives. The poster track will provide an opportunity for presenting late-breaking results, ongoing research projects, and speculative or innovative work in progress. Posters are intended to provide authors and participants with the ability to connect with each other and to engage in discussions about the work.

Submissions Deadline.  All proposals should be submitted by Monday, August 1st via email to Barbara Herr Harthorn at and Dave Guston at

Program Committee

David Guston (co-chair, Arizona State University, USA)

Barbara Herr Harthorn (co-chair, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)


Marianne Boenink (University of Twente, Netherlands)

Noela Invernizzi (FU Parana, Brazil)

Milind Kandlikar (University of British Columbia, Canada)

George Khushf (University of South Carolina, USA)

Jennifer Kuzma (University of Minnesota, USA)

Cyrus Mody (Rice University, USA)

Shobita Parthasarathy (University of Michigan, USA)

Eleonore Pauwels (Woodrow Wilson International Center, USA)

Cynthia Selin (Arizona State University, USA)

Fern Wickson (GenØk Centre for Biosafety, Norway)

Amy Wolfe (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)

Jan Youtie (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)