Archive for May, 2019

Speaker Announcement: Water 2.0 Conference 6/5 DC

Posted on May 8th, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Today we are excited to share a Speaker Announcement for our next Water 2.0 Conference.

Water 2.0 Conference: Advancing Water Infrastructure Repair
Wednesday, June 5, 2019


We will be meeting at 10:00am for a continental breakfast at the law offices of K&L Gates1601 K Street, NW, Washington, DC.From there we will proceed to Russell Senate Building, Room 385 where the conference will be located.

Speakers for the Water 2.0 Conference Include:

Mark Modzelewski, General Partner, Treeline Interactive

Paul Clayson, CEO, AgilePQ

Alan Hinchman, Chief Revenue Officer, GrayMatter Systems

Nate Wilson, Water Quality Product Lead, Mueller

Karen Sorber, Executive Chair/CEO, Micronic Technologies

Kenneth E. Russell, PhD, Consulting Executive and Author

Jim Hurd, Director, GreenScience Exchange

Vincent Caprio, Water 2.0 Executive Director & Conference Chair

Questions in regard to the event may be directed to:
Vincent Caprio

Click here to see completed Water 2.0 events


Trump and Pelosi both claim progress after infrastructure meeting
Los Angeles Times

Democrats say Trump agrees to $2 trillion for infrastructure, but details unclear
USA Today

Trump, Pelosi infrastructure talks invite skepticism
The Hill

Flint’s Water Crises Started 5 Years Ago. It’s Not Over.
The New York Times

Microplastics are raining down from the sky
National Geographic

At our current pace it’ll take 80 years to repair all the structurally deficient bridges in the US, a report finds

Jerry Merryman, Inventor of the Pocket Calculator, Dies at 86

The Water 2.0 Conference Series offers outstanding opportunities to connect with a diverse water-related group of professionals in the heart of Washington DC.  We hope you will be able to join us!

Agenda Announcement: 18th Annual NanoBusiness Conference 6/4 DC

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Today the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA) is proud to announce Arthur Herman, PhD, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, New York Times Bestselling Author and Pulitzer Prize Finalist as a speaker at our 18th Annual NanoBusiness Conference. We recently interviewed Arthur Herman for our NanoBCA Interview Series. Click here to read the interview. We are very excited to have Arthur join us on June 4th in DC!

18th Annual NanoBusiness Conference
Tuesday, June 4, 2019



K&L Gates
1601 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-1600

This year’s event will feature experts from private industry, representatives from government agencies, and public policy leaders who will address the opportunities and challenges in the ongoing commercialization of nanotechnology-based products and nanomaterials.


8:00-8:30  Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:00  Opening Remarks
– Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBCA
– Paul Stimers, Partner, K&L Gates
– Steve Waite, Author, Venture Investing in Science & Quantum Investing

9:00-9:30  Doyle Edwards, Director, Government Programs, Brewer Science

9:30-10:00  Arpana Verma, PhD, Chief Science Officer, NanoMech

10:00-10:30  Matthew Putman, PhD, CEO, Nanotronics Imaging

10:30-11:00 TBD

11:00-11:30  Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Director, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

11:30-12:15  Arthur Herman, PhD, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute; New York Times Bestselling Author; Pulitzer Prize Finalist

12:15-1:00  Lunch

1:00-1:30  Jim Phillips, Chairman & CEO, Covenant Ventures

1:30-2:00  Penelope T. Salmons, President/COO, Fibrtec Inc

2:00-2:30  Hugues Jacquemin, CEO, OCSiAI LLC

2:30-3:00  Samuel Brauer, PhD, Principal, Nanotech Plus, LLC

3:00-3:30  Anis Rahman, PhD, Chief Technology Officer, Applied Research & Photonics, Inc

3:30-4:00  Marco Curreli, PhD, Founder & Executive Director, Omni Nano

4:00-4:30 Deb Newberry, CEO, Newberry Technologies

4:30-5:00  FBI: Economic Espionage Program – Topic: Intellectual Property Theft/Industrial Espionage

5:00-6:00  Post-Conference Networking

NanoBCA Interview Series

The NanoBCA Interview Series offers in-depth interviews with some of the key stakeholders influencing our nanotechnology community today. Many of these dynamic professionals will be participants at our 18th Annual NanoBusiness Conference. Below you will find links to interviews featuring:

Greg Schmergel
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
Nantero, Inc.

Paul Stimers
K&L Gates

18th Annual NanoBusiness Conference Media Partner
Precision Nanomedicine


Questions in regard to the event may be directed to:Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBCA

Our 18th Annual NanoBusiness Conference offers outstanding opportunities to connect with a diverse nanotechnology-related group of professionals in the heart of Washington DC.  We hope you will be able to join us!