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NanoBCA Webinar – Thurs 1/21 2PM ET

Posted on January 19th, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

AGENDA
2:00-2:05  Opening Remarks
Vincent Caprio
Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA)
vincent@nanobca.org

Biden to Elevate Science Adviser to His Cabinet
The New York Times

2:05-2:15 EHS Update
Lynn L. Bergeson
Managing Director, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
NanoBCA EHS Chair
lbergeson@lawbc.com

Final Risk Evaluation for 1,4-Dioxane Finds Unreasonable Risk to Workers for Certain Uses

EPA Issues Final Rule Intended to Strengthen Transparency in Pivotal Science Underlying Significant Regulatory Actions and Influential Scientific Information

Recent Federal Developments

2:15-2:30 Legislative Update
Paul Stimers
Partner, K&L Gates
NanoBCA Policy Advisor
paul.stimers@klgates.com

2021 Congressional Calendar

2:30-2:50 COVID Update
Sam Brauer, PhD
Founder & Principal, Nanotech Plus
sbrauer@nano-biz.com

2:50 Conclusion

NanoBCA Recommends: 2021 NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop January 11-13

Posted on January 13th, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association recommends:
2021 NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop: Charting the Path Forward

VIRTUAL EVENT
January 11-13, 2021
Daily runtime: 11AM – 3PM ET

Over the past 20 years, the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) has supported nanotechnology discovery, development, and deployment, and has nurtured the strong ecosystem that exists today. Building on this foundation, nanoscience will underpin a wide range of advanced technologies and enable solutions to challenges into the future. Conversations at this workshop will identify effective mechanisms to advance research and development, strategies for communication, and priority topics to shape future directions.

This event will take place virtually. REGISTER NOW!

DAY 1Outlining the Vision
Time (ET)Agenda
11:00 a.m.Welcome and Program Overview
 
11:15 a.m.Panel – World-Class R&D
Pedro Alvarez, Rice University
Carmen Gomes, Iowa State University
Cherie Kagan, University of Pennsylvania
Kurt Kolasinski, West Chester University
 
12:45 p.m.Break
 
1:15 p.m.Panel – The Nanotechnology Development Pathway
Baratunde Cola, Carbice Corporation
Michael Goergen, P3Nano
Heike E. Riel, IBM Research
Joe Sprengard, Jr., Veelo Technologies
 
2:50 p.m.Day 1 Wrap-Up
 
3:00 p.m.Day 1 Concludes
  
DAY 2Laying the Groundwork
Time (ET)Agenda
11:00 a.m.Welcome
 
11:05 a.m.Keynote Presentation
Sangeeta Bhatia, MIT
 
11:30 a.m.Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 Research & Development
Moderator: Kristin Perssen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Commercialization
Moderator: Landon Mertz, Cerion Nanomaterials            
Physical & Cyber Infrastructure
Moderator: Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University
Education & Workforce Development
Moderator: Jared Ashcroft, Pasadena City College
Responsible Development
Moderator: Gretchen Mahler, Binghamton University
 
1:00 p.m.Break
 
1:30 p.m.Panel – Synthesizing Breakout Discussions
 
3:00 p.m.Day 2 Concludes
  
DAY 3 Ensuring Success
Time (ET)Agenda
11:00 a.m.Welcome
 
11:05 a.m.Panel – Measuring Impact
Christopher Ober, Cornell University
Julia Phillips, National Science Board
John Joannopoulos, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies
Michael Russo, SEMI
Paul Weiss, University of California, Los Angeles
 
1:05 p.m.Break 
 
1:35 p.m.Keynote Presentation
Chad Mirkin, Northwestern University
 
2:00 p.m.Closing Discussion
 
2:20 p.m.Day 3 Concludes

NanoBCA Webinar – Tues 12/22 2PM ET

Posted on January 13th, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Time: 2:PM – 3:PM ET

2:00-2:05  Opening Remarks
Vincent Caprio
Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA)
vincent@nanobca.org

Biden selects Michael Regan, North Carolina environmental chief, to head EPA
NBC News

McCarthy forges new path as White House climate lead
The Hill

2:05-2:15 EHS Update
Lynn L. Bergeson

Managing Director, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
NanoBCA EHS Chair
lbergeson@lawbc.com

Final Risk Evaluation for Perchloroethylene Finds 59 Conditions of Use Pose Unreasonable Risks to Workers, ONUs, Consumers, and Bystanders

Recent Federal Developments

2:15-2:30 Legislative Update
Paul Stimers
Partner, K&L Gates
NanoBCA Policy Advisor
paul.stimers@klgates.com

2:30-2:40 Wall Street Update
Scott Livingston
CEO, Livingston Securities
scott@livingstonsecurities.com

2:40-3:00 COVID Update
Sam Brauer, PhD
Founder & Principal, Nanotech Plus
sbrauer@nano-biz.com

3:00 Conclusion

NanoBCA Webinar – Weds 12/9 2PM ET

Posted on January 13th, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Time: 2:PM – 3:PM ET

AGENDA
2:00-2:05  Opening Remarks
Vincent Caprio
Executive Director, NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA)
vincent@nanobca.org

Keynote Presentations by Chad Mirkin and Sangeeta Bhatia Will Be Delivered at 2021 NNI Strategic Planning Stakeholder Workshop
January 11-13, 2021

Congress dares Trump to veto defense bill
The Hill

Chuck Yeager, Air Force officer who broke speed of sound, dies at 97
NBC News

2:05-2:15 EHS Update
Lynn L. Bergeson

Managing Director, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.
NanoBCA EHS Chair
lbergeson@lawbc.com

EPA Releases Draft Scope Documents for Risk Evaluations of DIDP and DINP for Public Comment

Recent Federal Developments

2:15-2:25 Wall Street Update
Scott Livingston
CEO, Livingston Securities
scott@livingstonsecurities.com

2:25-2:45 COVID Update
Sam Brauer, PhD
Founder & Principal, Nanotech Plus
sbrauer@nano-biz.com

Pfizer Chairman: We’re not sure if someone can transmit virus after vaccination
The Hill

Exponential growth and epidemics (YouTube video)
3Blue1Brown

CDC COVID Data Tracker

Actual COVID-19 Cases Could Be 6 Times Greater Than Official Figures
Science Alert

2:45-3:00 Q&A