On September 22, 2016, the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) will hold a webinar on the insurance industry and the challenges of underwriting nanotechnology and other emerging technologies.  NNCO Director Dr. Michael Meador will moderate the webinar discussion.  Speakers will include:

  • Allen Gelwick, Executive Vice President of the Lockton Companies;
  • Christie Sayes, Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Toxicology at Baylor University;
  • David Swatzell, Managing Partner at Knowtional; and
  • Madhu Nutakki, Digital Chief Technology Officer, Innovation & Mobile Delivery, at AIG.

NNCO encourages representatives of the insurance industry, the nanotechnology business community, and interested members of the general public, media, academia, industry, non-governmental organizations, and federal, state, and local governments to participate.  Questions for the panel can be submitted to webinar@nnco.nano.gov through the end of the webinar at 2:00 p.m. on September 22, 2016.  The webinar is free and open to the public with registration on a first-come, first-served basis.  Registration will be capped at 500.