FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When and where does the Nanotech 2008 take place?
A: June 1-5, 2008 at the Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Directions.
Q: Who will attend?
A: More than 400 featured exhibitors and an expected crowd of more than 4000 attendees, which will include business executives, venture capitalists, politicians, scientists and researchers from 62 countries.
Q: How does Nanotech 2008 differ from other nanotechnology conferences?
A: Nanotech 2008 is the largest international nanotechnology conference and trade show in the world. Unlike single-discipline events, Nanotech brings together specialists from a wide range of fields of science, technology and business.
Q: What is nanotechnology?
A: Nanotechnology is the science of designing and building on the atomic or molecular level. The nanoscale is one billionth of a meter ~ 80,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair.
Q: What fields will nanotechnology transform?
A: Nanotechnology is already revolutionizing medicine, science, pharmaceuticals, robotics, electronics, manufacturing and computer technology.
Q: Do products exists that use nanotechnology?
A: Nanotechnology products or embedded enabling technologies are permeating into most every industrial sector. Products currently using nanotechnology science range through materials, electronics and medicine, with a few examples including; advanced computer chips, clothing, tennis balls, foods, ski wax, digital cameras, automotive plastics, chemical sensors, drugs, medical therapies.
Q: As press, can I attend any conference sessions?
A: Yes. As a member of the press, you may attend all keynotes and technical sessions. Instructions for obtaining a media badge
Q: What is the cost to me?
A: As an invited member of the press, the event is complimentary. Instructions for obtaining a media badge
Q: Are Media Badges Available?
A: Reporters and editors can receive a complimentary media badge. Instructions for obtaining a media badge
Reporters and editors interested in learning more about Nanotech 2008 should contact:
Nano Science and Technology Institute