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Boston Presentations Now Available/Agenda Update-4th Annual Nano Energy Summit, Oct. 25-26th

Posted on October 13th, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

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 http://nanobca.org/

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

2011 PROGRAM
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

2:00-2:30
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 http://www.nanoenergysummit.org/NREL_VIPTour2011.php

RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM TODAY
THE DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12th
Denver Marriott West http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/denwe-denver-marriott-west/
1717 Denver West Blvd

Golden, Colorado 80401
Toll free 888-238-1803
303-279-9100
Room Rate: $141 per night
When making your reservation, be sure to use the code “Nano Energy Summit” to receive your discounted rate.

REGISTER TODAY $200
https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e4mmra3dfca3076d&oseq=

NANO NEWS
Nanotechnology, the U.S. Economy, And you.
The nanotech world goes commercial and you’re at the epicenter
by Scott Rickert, CEO, Nanofilm
http://www.nanofilmtechnology.com/news/pdf/Rickert%20IndustryWeek%20column_the_nanoeconomy_101111.pdf

Bergeson & Campbell P.C.
House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Environmental Regulation and Its Impact on the Economy
http://www.lawbc.com/tsca/memoranda-2011-46-mobile.html

I am looking forward to seeing you in Denver.

Regards,

Vincent Caprio “Serving the Nanotechnology Community for Over a Decade”
Executive Director
NanoBusiness Commercialization Association
203-733-1949
vincent@nanobca.org
www.nanobca.org

NanoBusiness News – Boston Conference/Nano Energy Summit Oct. 25-26th

Posted on October 13th, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

We would like to thank our attendees, speakers and sponsors who participated in our 10th Annual NanoBusiness Conference/Nanomanufacturing Summit 2011 http://www.internano.org/nms2011/ held in Boston last week September 25-27th.

And from our lost and found department . . . and don’t say I have lost my mind, 3 items were left at the Conference:
– a Motorola cell phone charger
– a black & white composition notebook with notes from the nano conference sessions
– and a pair of eyeglasses
Please let me know if they belong to you and I will ship them to you.

We had over 60 speakers and leaders in the Nanotechnology Community such as:
– Sally Tinkle, PhD, Acting Director & EHS Coordinator, NNCO
– George Thompson, PhD, Government Programs Manager, Intel
– Ross Kozarsky, Analyst, Lux Research
– Lynn L. Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
– J. Steven Rutt, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
– Peter L. Antoinette, President & CEO, Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.
– Mostafa Analoui, PhD, Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Livingston Securities
– Scott Livingston, Chairman & CEO, Livingston Securities
– Doug Jamison, CEO & Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group
– Jeffrey Morse, Managing Director, National Nanomanufacturing Network
– Fern O’Brian, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
– Scott Rickert, Co-Founder, President & CEO, NanoFilm
– Dr. Mihail C. Roco, Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology, National Science Foundation
– Jim Hussey, CEO, Nanoink
– David Arthur, CEO, SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc.
– Jim Phillips, CEO, NanoMech
– Griffith Kundahl, Executive Director, Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN)

Next week we will be sending a comprehensive review and analysis of the conference.

As the Boston event comes to a close, we are preparing for our Rocky Mountain High!
Our 4th Annual Nano Energy Summit http://www.nanoenergysummit.org/index.php will be held at the Colorado School of Mines on Tuesday, October 25th and the Nano Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) on Wednesday, October 26th in Golden, CO.

AGENDA http://www.nanoenergysummit.org/program.php

RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM TODAY
THE DEADLINE IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 10th
Denver Marriott West http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/denwe-denver-marriott-west/
1717 Denver West Blvd
Golden, Colorado 80401
Toll free 888-238-1803
303-279-9100
Room Rate: $141 per night
When making your reservation, be sure to use the code “Nano Energy Summit” to receive your discounted rate.

REGISTER TODAY $200
https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e4mmra3dfca3076d&oseq=

NANO NEWS
IBM, Intel Start $4.4 Billion Chip Venture in New York
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/09/27/bloomberg_articlesLS70QB6K50XS.DTL

Lux Capital Fall 2011 Updates
http://luxcapital.com/newsletter/fall_2011.html

Dr. E. Clayton Teague Joins Pixelligent’s Advisory Board
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dr-e-clayton-teague-joins-pixelligents-advisory-board-129899808.html

Quantum dot technology brings richer colors to TVs (video)
http://venturebeat.com/2011/09/30/quantum-dot-technology-video/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Venturebeat+%28VentureBeat%29

Thank you all for your participation in Boston and I look forward to seeing many of you in Denver.

Regards,

Vincent Caprio “Serving the Nanotechnology Community for Over a Decade”
Executive Director
NanoBusiness Commercialization Association
203-733-1949
vincent@nanobca.org
www.nanobca.org

NEXT WEEK: NanoBusiness/Nanomanufacturing Summit 2011 9/25-9/27 – Boston, MA

Posted on October 13th, 2011 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Our Conference agenda http://www.internano.org/nms2011/program has over 50 speakers from our Nano Community. I hope you can join us at our 10th Annual NanoBusiness Conference/Nanomanufacturing Summit 2011 http://www.internano.org/nms2011/.

The conference is being held September 25th-27th at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston, MA.
http://www.seaportboston.com/meetings-and-events/overview.aspx

REGISTER TODAY
Industry/Government $400
https://regstg.com/Registration/RegForm.aspx?rid=9363e8fe-34c5-4188-9ecb-f1a5852ef5f3

University/Academia $200
https://regstg.com/Registration/RegForm.aspx?rid=9363e8fe-34c5-4188-9ecb-f1a5852ef5f3

SUNDAY, September 25, 2011
6:00-7:30 Opening Reception
– Jeffrey Morse, Managing Director, National Nanomanufacturing Network
– Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association

MONDAY, September 26, 2011
KEYNOTES
8:30-9:00 Senator Scott Brown – (R)-MA (Invited)

9:00-9:30 Sally Tinkle, PhD, Acting Director & EHS Coordinator, NNCO

9:30-10:00 George Thompson, PhD, Government Programs Manager, Intel

10:00-10:30 Ross Kozarsky, Analyst, Lux Research

1:15-2:00 Peter L. Antoinette, President & CEO, Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.

4:00-4:30 Scott Livingston, Chairman & CEO, Livingston Securities

4:30-5:00 Doug Jamison, CEO & Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group

SPEAKERS
8:25 Opening Remarks
– Jeffrey Morse, Managing Director, National Nanomanufacturing Network
– Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association

10:30-12:30 What’s up with EPA and NIOSH and NANO: An Interactive Discussion with EHS Experts
– Session Chair: Lynn L. Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
– Charles Geraci, PhD, Coordinator, Nanotechnology Research Center, NIOSH
– Kenneth T. Moss, Nanotech Team Leader, USEPA, New Chemicals Management Branch, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
– Mark A. Banash, PhD, Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.

10:30-11:30 A New Patent Era! Reform and Recent Court Decisions Impacting IP Strategy and Valuation
– Moderator: J. Steven Rutt, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
– Nina Pearlmutter, Intellectual Property Counsel, Qteros
– Julie Heinrich, Intellectual Property Counsel, Plextronics
– Henning Richter, Director of Materials Synthesis Research, Nano-C

11:30-12:00 Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing of Nanostructured Materials and Devices
– James Watkins, Director, NSF Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing, University of Massachusetts Amherst

12:00-12:30 Ahmed Busnaina, Director, Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, Northeastern University

2:00-4:00 Nanomedicine and NanoDiagnostics: Innovation, Regulation, and Investment
– Session Chair: Mostafa Analoui, PhD, Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences, Livingston Securities
– Dr. Paul Ashton, CEO & President, pSivida
– Piotr Grodzinski, PhD, Director of NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer, National Cancer Institute
– Omid Farokhzad, MD, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School (HMS), Co-Founder of Bind Biosciences, Selecta Biosciences
– Subhas Malghan, PhD, FDA, Deputy Director in the Office of Science and Eng Lab, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH)
– Misti Ushio, PhD, Managing Director, Harris & Harris
– Anil Diwan, PhD, Chairman & President, Nanoviricides, Inc

2:00-3:00 High Performance Green Nanomaterials for Electronics & Industrial Applications
– Doug Keszler, Founder/CSO of Inpria Corp., Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Oregon State University
– David C. Johnson, Rosaria Haugland Foundation Chair in Pure & Applied Chemistry, University of Oregon
– Judy Giordan, Partner, ecosVC
– Robert D. “Skip” Rung, President & Executive Director, ONAMI

3:00-4:00 Regulating Tiny Technology: Big Impact on Innovation and Commercialization
– Fern O’Brian, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
– John Mitchell, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP
– Troy Prince, Associate, Thompson Hine LLP

TUESDAY, September 27, 2011
KEYNOTES
8:30-8:40 Doug Jamison, CEO & Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group

8:40-9:05 Scott Rickert, Co-Founder, President & CEO, NanoFilm

9:05-9:30 Dr. Mihail C. Roco, Senior Advisor for Nanotechnology, National Science Foundation

9:30-10:00 Jim Hussey, CEO, Nanoink

10:00-10:30 David Arthur, CEO, SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc.

1:15-2:00 Jim Phillips, CEO, NanoMech

4:30-5:00 Carrie Freeman, Director, Sustainable Business Innovation, Intel

5:00-5:30 William Wescott, Vice President, Innovation-Americas, Veolia Environnement North America Operations LLC

SPEAKERS
8:25 Opening Remarks
– Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association
– Griffith Kundahl, Executive Director, Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN)
– Session Chair: Laura Faulconer, PhD, Director of Innovation Projects, Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN)

10:30-11:00 Jess Jankowski, President & CEO, Nanophase

10:30-11:00 T. Joseph Fisher, III, CEO, Contour Energy

11:00-11:30 DOE User Programs: Opportunities for Commercialization
– David A. Bunzow, User Facilities Program Manager, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

11:00-11:30 Jill Becker, PhD, Founder, Cambridge NanoTech

11:30-12:00 Ajay Malshe, Founder & EVP/Chief Technology Officer (CTO), NanoMech LLC

11:30-12:30 Pharma IP Evergreening Strategies (i.e., Patent Extension) Using Nanotechnology
– Jeffrey Rosedale, PhD, Attorney, Woodcock Washburn

12:00-12:30 Craig Bandes, CEO, Pixelligent Technologies

2:00-2:30 Commercializing Nanotechnology – The Benefits of the Split Plasma Technique
– Michael Foley, Founder/President, Cheap Tubes Inc.

2:00-2:30 Quantum Dot Commercialization Opportunities
– Frank Ignazzitto, Vice President, Government Business, QD Vision, Inc

2:30-3:00 Best Practices of Commercializing Nanotechnology in EU & Case Finland
– Dr. Eeva Viinikka, Business Director, Programme Director of National Nanotechnology Cluster Programme, Culminatum Innovation Ltd Oy

2:30-3:00 Plasmonic Nanomanufacturing
– Cheng Sun, NSF Center for Scalable and Integrated Nanomanufacturing

3:00-3:30 Mike Milburn, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Metabolon

3:00-4:00 Advancements in NanoManufacturing Enabled by NIST and TIP Partnerships
– Moderator: Thomas Wiggins, Director of TIP Selection Management Office, NIST
– Derek A. Schorzman, Ph.D., Principal Process Engineer, Liquidia Technologies, Inc.
– Jayesh Doshi, eSpin Technologies, Inc.

3:30-4:00 Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials – Current and Emerging Markets
– Dr. Thomas Abraham, Innovative Research and Products, Inc.

4:00-4:30 2011-2012 Legislative Update
– Phil Lippel, PhD, Nanotechnology Consultant
– Joe Piche, CEO, Eikos
– Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association

Looking forward to seeing you next week.

Regards,

Vincent Caprio “Serving the Nanotechnology Community for Over a Decade”
Executive Director
NanoBusiness Commercialization Association
203-733-1949
vincent@nanobca.org
www.nanobca.org