The 5th Annual Livingston Nanotechnology Conference is less than 7 days away and the event has over 200 professionals signed up to attend. I will be moderating the Water Infrastructure panel from 2:30-3:15.

The lineup of Keynote Speakers Scott has assembled is terrific:

  • Tom Baruch, Founder & Managing Director, CMEA Capital
  • John Chiang, California State Controller
  • Roger Duncan, Chairman & CEO, Austin Energy, the 8th largest public utility in America
  • Charlie Gasparino, Wall Street Investigative Reporter
  • Bernard Meyerson, Senior Vice President and CTO, IBM Systems and Services Group
  • Bob Prieto, Senior Vice President – Strategy & Infrastructure Group, Fluor Corp

$200 per person Includes continental breakfast, lunch and reception

To Register: Please complete the attached registration form and email


Renaissance New York Hotel 57
130 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022

The conference has a room block. However, due to the conference being held in New York City during the holiday season, the room rate is $399 per night. Tuesday, November 24th at 5:PM EST is the cutoff date. The open rate without the room block is $479. Two years ago we had a room rate of $529. The hotel is located two blocks from the conference center.

Please call 866-240-8604 to register for the hotel and say “Livingston Nano Conference” to obtain the room block rate of $399.


9:00-9:15  Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15-10:00  Keynote – Bernard Meyerson, IBM Fellow and Vice President for Innovation and Global University Relations, IBM

10:00-10:45  Keynote – Bob Prieto, Senior Vice President – Infrastructure Group, Fluor Corp. – Infrastructure Projects around the World

10:45-11:30  Panel – Top Venture Capitalists Reflect on IPOs and VC Trends in 2010/2011
Moderator: Scott Livingston, CEO of Livingston Securities; Doug Jamison, Chief Executive Officer, Harris & Harris Corp.; Michael Masters, Masters Capital; Bill Mulrow, Paladin Capital; Stephen Socolof, New Venture Partners; Tom Baruch, Founder and Managing Partner, CMEA Capital

10:45-11:30  Panel – New Energy Infrastructure
Moderator: Jeffrey Rosedale, Partner, Woodcock & Washburn; Joseph Fisher, Chief Executive Officer, CFX Battery Inc.; Walter Robb, Vantage Management; Ron Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Verdant Power; Keith Gillard, Partner, BASF Ventures.

11:30-12:15  Keynote – John Chiang, Controller of the State of California

12:15  LUNCHSponsored by the Italian Trade Consulate

1:00-1:45  Keynote – Roger Duncan, General Manager, Austin Energy
Interview and Discussion with Jack Hidary, Chairman,

1:45-2:30  Keynote – Charles Gasparino, Wall Street Investigative Reporter and Author of “The Sellout: How Three Decades of Wall Street Greed and Government Mismanagement Destroyed the Global Financial System, currently a bestseller available on or at all major bookstores

2:30-3:15  Panel – Smarter, Greener Buildings
Moderator Leon Radomsky, Foley & Lardner; Mike Cameron, Sherwin Williams; David Rosenberg, CEO of Hycrete Inc.; Chris Tagge, CEO LivinGreen Materials; Mel Shreiberg, CEO Ecorithim Inc.; Anna Dyson, Architecture Professor, RPI

2:30-3:15  Panel – Water Infrastructure
Moderator: Vincent Caprio, Executive Director of the NanoBusiness Alliance; William Brennan, Chairman & CEO, Brennan Investment Partners; Kevin McGovern, Chairman, The Water Initiative; Mark Modzelewski, Founder, the Water Innovations Alliance

3:15-4:00  Keynote – Tom Baruch, Founder & Managing Director, Energy & Materials, CMEA Capital

3:45-4:30  Panel – Rebuilding the World with Next Generation Materials
Moderator: Stanley Goos, Harris Beach PLLC; John Andresakis, Mitsui International; David Arthur, CEO, Southwest Nanotechnologies; Andrew Dreyer, Mitsubishi & Co; David Pollack, CEO, MMFX Technologies; Paul Boulier, A. Schulman & Co.

3:45-4:30  Panel – Companies to Watch in 2010
Mike Burke, CEO Nanothread Inc.; James Hussey, CEO Nanoink; H. Kumar Wickramisinghe, University of California, Irvine; Paul Ashton, CEO Psivida Inc.; Asis Banerjee, CEO Ovation Polymers Inc.

4:15-5:00  Keynote – To be announced

5:00  Closing Remarks and Drinks/Networking

Scott and I look forward to seeing you in New York City on December 7th.


Vincent Caprio “It’s Green, It’s Clean, It’s Never Seen – That’s Nanotechnology”
Sr. Vice President
NanoBusiness Alliance

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