The presentations from our 10th Annual NanoBusiness/Nanomanufacturing Summit 2011, September 25-27th, Boston, MA are now available online. To view the presentations, please visit

Today we are proud to announce the completed agenda for our 4th Annual Nano Energy Summit being held on October 25th at the Colorado School of Mines and October 26th at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011 – Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
8:45-9:00 Opening Remarks
Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association
Griffith A. Kundahl, Executive Director, Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN)

9:00-9:30 Keynote
Keith Blakely, CEO, R3 Fusion, Inc.

9:30-10:00 Keynote
Joel Serface, Clean Range Ventures

10:00-10:30 Keynote
Jess Jankowski, President & CEO, Nanophase

10:30-11:30 Panel – Solar
Nanotechnology’s Role in Commercializing Solar Power
Moderator: Alan Rae, Technical Editor – Global Solar Technology
Bettina Weiss, Executive Director, PV Group
Dr. Ashok K. Sood, President & CEO, Magnolia Solar Corporation

11:30-12:30 Panel – Biofuels
Moderator: Steve Waite, Partner, Research 2.0 and NanoBusiness Commercialization Association’s Director of Strategy and Research
Haig Keledjian, CEO, VG Energy
Dr. M. Karen Newell-Rodgers, Director of the Texas A&M Health Science Center, Chief Scientist, Viral Genetics/VG Energy

12:30-1:15 Lunch

1:15-2:00 Luncheon Keynote
Scott Livingston, Chairman & CEO, Livingston Securities LLC

Seth Terry, VP Manufacturing Development, Oberon FMR, Inc.

2:30-3:00 EH&S Update
Don Ewert, IH, Field Services Director, nanoTox, Inc.; Past-Chair, AIHA Nanotechnology Working Group

3:00-4:00 Panel – Promising Nanotechnologies for Renewable Energy
Moderator: Lino S. Lipinsky de Orlov, Partner, McKenna, Long & Aldridge
John Finley, MemPro
Karen Buechler, Co-Founder, President and CTO, ALD Nanosolutions
Alan W. Weimer, Executive Director, Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels (C2B2), University of Colorado (Boulder)

4:00-4:30 New change to the patent law and its effects on R&D
George C. Lewis, P.E., Patent, Copyright and Trademark Law, Merchant & Gould P.C.

4:30-5:00 Keynote
Kenneth E. Russell, PhD, Enterprise Strategy, CISCO

5:00-5:30 Keynote
The Honorable Kelly H. Carnes, President & CEO, TechVision21

5:30-7:00 Reception

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011 – National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO
9:00-10:00 Panel
Moderator: Griffith A. Kundahl, Executive Director, Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN)

10:00-11:00 Panel
Moderator: Laura Faulconer, PhD, Director of Innovation Projects, Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN)

11:00-1:00 VIP Tour of NREL’s New Ultra-Energy Efficient Research Building – Limited Availability
Click here to learn more

Denver Marriott West
1717 Denver West Blvd

Golden, Colorado 80401
Toll free 888-238-1803
Room Rate: $141 per night
When making your reservation, be sure to use the code “Nano Energy Summit” to receive your discounted rate.


Nanotechnology, the U.S. Economy, And you.
The nanotech world goes commercial and you’re at the epicenter
by Scott Rickert, CEO, Nanofilm

Bergeson & Campbell P.C.
House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Environmental Regulation and Its Impact on the Economy

I am looking forward to seeing you in Denver.


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