NSTI Nanotech 2009

Initiatives, Education & Policy

Initiatives, Education & Policys

Symposium Sessions

 

Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
 

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
4:00 POSTERS
 

Wednesday May 6

1:30 POSTERS
 

Thursday May 7

8:30 Nanotech Business & Education Initiatives
 

Symposium Program

 

Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)
 

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continental’s Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall
 

Wednesday May 6

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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
 

Thursday May 7

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8:30 Nanotech Business & Education InitiativesRoom 360 CF
 Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
8:30 Best Practices in Innovation and Nanotechnology Commercialization
E. Schuler, University of Houton Center for Industrial Partnerships, US
8:50 Innovation Policy in Emerging Domains of Activity: First-Mover Advantage or Curse?
J.L. Woolley, Santa Clara University, US
9:10 Findings from observatoryNANO – the European Observatory on Nanotechnologies
D. Stark, M. Morrison, Institute of Nanotechnology, UK
9:30 A Workforce Assessment of Nanotechnology and Educational Responses: Case Studies of Life Sciences Firms and a Profile of Nanotechnology Credential Programs in the U.S
J. Cleary, A. Fichtner, C. Van Horn, Rutgers University, US
9:50 Graduate Programs on Nanotechnology in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Y.V. Pathak, Sullivan University College of Pharmacy, US
 

Topics & Application Areas

  • Global & Regional Initiatives
  • Industry Specific Interests & Needs
  • Education in Nanotechnology
  • Public Sector Investment & Policies
  • Nanotechnology & Society
  • Other

Symposium Coordinator

Matthew Laudon
Nano Science and Technology Institute

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