The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA) returns to Washington DC on Thursday, June 15th for our 16th Annual Conference! Join us as we welcome leading experts from private industry who are commercializing nanomaterials; representatives from government agencies and public policy leaders.


NanoBCA Members at 2016 NanoBusiness Conference on June 14th.


K&L Gates
1601 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-1600


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8:45-9:00  Opening Remarks
– Paul Stimers, Partner, K&L Gates

9:00-9:30  Growing the IOT: Leveraging Carbon-Based Nanotechnology to Create High-Performance Sensors
– Doyle Edwards, Director, Government Programs, Brewer Science

9:30-10:00  Nanoengineering Always Nurtures Obsolescence
– Jim Phillips, Chairman & CEO, NanoMech Corporation

10:00-10:30  Utilities for Scale
– James Williams, Strategy + Communications Director, Nanotronics Imaging

10:30-11:00  Time to Jumpstart Nanotech Small Business Growth
– Scott Rickert, Chairman & CEO, PEN Inc

11:00-11:30  Commercial Advancements through Nanotechnology
– Mark Shaw, CEO, UltraTech International, Inc.

11:30-Noon  Evolving TSCA Reporting Obligations for Nanoscale Materials
– Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Director, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Noon-1:00  Lunch

1:00-1:20  2017 Wall Street Review
– Scott Livingston, Chairman & CEO, Livingston Securities LLC

1:20-1:40  Engaging with the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office: Efforts to Promote Commercialization and Build Future Workforce
– Lisa Friedersdorf, Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

1:40-2:00  Environmental Life Cycle Assessment for a Carbon Nanotube−Based Printed Electronic Sensor Platform, discussing our current progress in using Eco-LCA to help with the optimization of the manufacture of CNT-based electronic sensors
– Dr. Mark Chappell, Research Environmental Engineer, Environmental Lab, US ERDC

2:00-2:20  Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientist, Engineers, and Entrepreneur of Nanotechnology
– Marco Curreli, PhD, Executive Director and Founder, OMNI NANO

2:20-2:40  Innovative Industrial Applications of Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes
– Dmitri Aronov, General Manager OCSiAl USA, Business Development, OCSiAl LLC

2:40-3:00  Commercialization of Nanostructured Carbon
– Viktor Vejins, President & CEO, Nano-C

3:00-3:20  Overcoming Barriers to Mass Market Uptake
– Penelope Salmons, President, Fibrtec Inc

3:20-3:40  Chicago Cubs & Nano Material: Measuring Success
– Jodi Chase, CEO, FullScaleNANO

3:40-4:00  NanoViricides’ Highly Effective and Safe (Preclinical Data) Topical Drug Candidate Against Shingles is Getting Close to Regulatory Trials; Opens Up An Array of New Indications in Herpecide Program Alone
– Anil R. Diwan, PhD, President & Chairman, NanoViricides, Inc.

4:00-4:20  Directed Energy in Alzheimer’s Treatment
– Michael Weiner, Founder & New Business Director, Lumineu, Inc.
– Aaron Cohen, CEO, Lumineu, Inc.

4:20-4:40  A Not-So-Silver Lining: Conditional Registration of Nanosilver Pesticide Rejected by Court
Barry M. Hartman, Partner, K&L Gates

4:40-5:00  FBI: Economic Espionage Program

5:00-6:00  Post-Conference Networking 

Speakers for the 16th Annual NanoBusiness Conference include:

HOTEL – We have secured a hotel room block:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington DC/Downtown
500 H Street NW
Washington  DC  20001

Room rate: $299 per night
Reservations: Click here to reserve your room online
Room Block Group Name: Nano

Hotel Inquiries Contact:
Paige Blankenship
Direct: 202-697-4005