The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association’s (NanoBCA) is excited to share the Final Agenda for our 17th Annual NanoBusiness Conference.












17th Annual NanoBusiness Conference
Thursday, June 14, 2018




K&L Gates
1601 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006-1600









This year’s event will feature experts from private industry, representatives from government agencies, and public policy leaders who will address the opportunities and challenges in the ongoing commercialization of nanotechnology-based products and nanomaterials.

Speakers for our 17th Annual NanoBusiness Conference include:














8:00-9:00  Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:30  Opening Remarks
– Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBCA
– Paul Stimers, Partner, K&L Gates

9:30-10:00  Supercycle of Innovation and Commercialization
Arpana Verma, PhD, Chief Science Officer, NanoMech Industries, Inc.

10:00-10:30  Nanotechnology in Medicine: How Much Progress?
Samuel Brauer, PhD, Principal, Nanotech Plus, LLC

10:30-11:00  Moving toward Abundance through Molecular Nanotechnology
Matthew Putman, PhD, CEO, Nanotronics Imaging

11:00-11:30  TSCA New Chemical Activities and Reporting Rule for Nanoscale Materials
Jim Alwood, Program Manager, Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics’ Chemical Control Division, US Environmental Protection Agency

11:30-Noon  2018 EHS Regulatory  Overview:  Key Domestic and International Developments
Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Director, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Noon-1:00  Lunch

1:00-1:30  Beyond the Bounds
Ajay P. Malshe, PhD, Distinguished Professor, 21st Century Endowed Chair Professor of Materials, Manufacturing and System Integration Mechanical Engineering, MEEG 204, University of Arkansas

1:30-2:00  One Belt and One Road Initiative: Impact of  Huangdi Neijing and Nano Quantum Medicine
Carleton JC Hsia, PhD, Founder & CEO, AntiRadical Therapeutics LLC

2:00-2:30  Nanotechnology Investing: State of the Union 2018
Jim Hurd, Director, GreenScience Exchange

2:30-3:00  Roadmap for Scaling up and Commercialization
Penelope T. Salmons, President/COO, Fibrtec Inc

3:00-3:30  Patents, Predictions, and Pivots: The Possibilities and Peril of Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship
Matthew Hull, PhD, Associate Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, NanoEarth – Virginia Tech National Center for Earth and Environmental Nanotechnology Infrastructure / President/Founder, NanoSafe, Inc.

3:30-4:00  Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientist, Engineers, and Entrepreneur of Nanotechnology
Marco Curreli, PhD, Founder & Executive Director, Omni Nano

4:00-4:30  Nanometrology Horizon: Emergence of Terahertz Nano-imaging via Overcoming the Wavelength Barrier
Anis Rahman, PhD, President/CTO, Applied Research & Photonics, Inc

4:30-5:00  FBI: Economic Espionage Program

5:00-6:00  Post-Conference Networking

Questions in regard to the event may be directed to:

Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBCA

Click here to see Agenda from last year’s Annual NanoBusiness Conference.

Our 17th Annual NanoBusiness Conference offers outstanding opportunities to connect with a diverse nanotechnology-related group of professionals in the heart of Washington DC.  We hope you will be able to join us!