The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA) would like to announce our AGENDA UPDATE for the 2015 DC Roundtable May 19-20th. We will be returning to Washington, DC for our 15th visit, dating back to 2002, meeting with numerous government officials in regard to the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI).

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2015 NanoBCA DC Roundtable
May 19-20th
Washington, DC

We will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the Legislative Branch and the Executive Branch. We will be meeting with representatives from NNCO, NSF, DOD, DOE, NIH and other agencies participating in the funding of the NNI.

Join NanoBCA in Washington, DC, May 19-20th, to learn about the issues at hand and to meet with, and be heard by, the key policy makers.

SPEAKERS on the first day (Tuesday May 19th) of our 2015 NanoBCA DC Roundtable include:

– Steve Maebius, IP Partner & Nanotech Team Member, Foley & Lardner LLP

– Dr. Ybet Villacorta, Intellectual Property Department Chair, Washington DC Office, Foley & Lardner LLP

– Doyle Edwards, Director, Government Programs, Brewer Science

– Jess Jankowski, President & CEO, Nanophase Technologies Corp. NANX

– Scott Rickert, Chairman & CEO, PEN Inc. PENC

– David Arthur, CEO, SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. (SWeNT)

– Max Atanasov, CEO, OCSiAl LLC

– Scott Livingston, Chairman & CEO, Livingston Securities LLC

– Dr. Michael A. Meador, Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO)

– Anil R. Diwan, Ph.D., President & Chairman, NanoViricides, Inc. NNVC

– Jim Phillips, Chairman/CEO, NanoMech

– Doug Jamison, Chairman of the Board, CEO & Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group, Inc TINY

– Craig Bandes, CEO, Pixelligent Technologies, LLC

– Carleton Hsia, Ph.D., Chairman & CEO, NanoBlood LLC

– Mark Shaw, CEO, Ultratech, Inc.

– Ron Durando, Chariman, President & CEO, mPhase Technologies, Inc. XDSL

– Frank Adell, CEO, Pharmaco-Kinesis Corporation

We will be meeting with representatives from the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) on the second day of our event (Wednesday, May 20th).  There will be a panel discussion with members of our Nanotechnology Community and OSTP.  Stay tuned for further details.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington, DC/Downtown
500 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 289-5959
$299 per night (When Congress is in session, it is very expensive in Washington, DC with limited hotel availability)
When making reservations please refer to the room block name:
Nanotechnology Conference May 2015


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Please join our roster of Corporate Members.  For further information, please contact Vincent Caprio or 203-402-7200 to discuss.


We encourage individuals interested in continuing our efforts to provide information in regard to emerging technologies to become individual members of the NanoBCA.  Individual Membership includes participation on our monthly conference call. Our next call is on Thursday, March 19th at 2:PM ET.  Click here to become a NanoBCA Individual Member.  The annual Individual Membership fee is $100.

Looking forward to seeing you on May 19-20th in Washington, DC.


Vincent Caprio “Serving the Nanotechnology Community for Over a Decade”
Executive Director
NanoBusiness Commercialization Association