Today, we are proud to announce the Keynote Speakers lineup for our 4th Annual Nano Energy Summit October 25-26th, being held at the Colorado School of Mines and NREL in Golden CO.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

10:30-11:30 Panel – Solar
Nanotechnology’s Role in Commercializing Solar Power
Moderator: Alan Rae, PhD, 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

Seth Terry, PhD, Vice President, 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
Seth Finley, Chief Operating Officer, 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.

5:00-6:30 Reception

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO
9:00-10:00 Panel
Moderator: Laura Faulconer, PhD, Director of Innovation Projects, Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN)
Richard Adams, Manager, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, NREL

10:00-11:00 Panel
Moderator: Jim Hurd, Director, NanoScience Exchange
Robert Tenent, Senior Scientist, Chemical and Materials Science, NREL

11:00-1:00 VIP Tour of NREL’s New Ultra-Energy Efficient Research Building

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.

Bergeson & Campbell P.C.
Lynn L. Bergeson Will Speak During the NanoEHS Workshop Series Webinar

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

Scott Livingston’s 4th Annual Livingston Healthcare & Life Science Conference
Thursday, October 27th in midtown Manhattan
If you are interested in finding out more information please email

I would like to remind you that 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


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