TechConnect World 2009 Announces January 28th “Last Call” for Speaker-Proposals
January 15, 2009 11:28 AM US Eastern Timezone
More than a Thousand Submissions Already Received for the Largest Cleantechnology, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology Event in the USCambridge, MA – January 15th 2009 – The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI), and the Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), today announced that more than 1,000 submissions have been received for the largest Cleantechnology, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology event in the US, scheduled for May 3-7, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
These submissions are currently being vetted by the TechConnect World advisory committee – which includes individuals representing leading universities, companies, and investment firms worldwide. Companies currently confirmed to participate include: Air Products & Chemicals, Applied Materials, BASF, Eastman Kodak Company, General Electric, Genzyme, Honda Motor Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Medtronic, Merck Research Labs, Omron, Sanyo, Siemens and many others. Additional submissions will still be accepted until January 28, 2009 for the following conference opportunities:
The IP Forum – is designed for companies and individuals who invent new technology and are looking for firms interested in licensing this technology, or in becoming investors. To submit IP for review, click here: www.techconnect.org/Summit2009/participate/IP/
The Venture Forum – is designed to help “seed” and “early-stage” companies showcase their technologies and search for funding. Selected companies will present, and will gain the opportunity to network with the TechConnect Board, corporate capital, venture capital, and business development attendees. To submit an executive summary of your company, click here: www.techconnect.org/Summit2009/participate/ventures/
Technical Abstracts – from the academic and research communities will be featured in each of the six Nanotech Tracks: www.nsti.org/Nanotech2009/participate/authors/,
and the five Clean Tech tracks: www.csievents.org/Cleantech2009/participate/authors/
And Business and Initiatives Presentations – which are case studies that feature the best practices of companies, organizations and communities. Dozens of these sessions will be presented in the theatre on the expo floor, and in each of the:
Clean Tech conference tracks: www.csievents.org/Cleantech2009/participate/companies/
And the Nanotech conference tracks: www.nsti.org/Nanotech2009/participate/companies/
“We encourage anyone from our top universities, national labs, or Fortune 500 companies to consult our web site, and examine our remaining opportunities before January 28th, said Dr. Matthew Laudon, President of CTSI. “Whether you’re an established company searching for technology solutions, or if you’re a researcher looking to get you work published, and noticed by investors or partners, we provide the forum that helps bring the latest Clean-, Nano- and Bio-technology from research to commercialization.”
Members of the media interested in reserving media credentials – or publications interested in becoming a media sponsor – can do so by contacting Todd Keefe at Todd@techconnect.org.
The Clean Technology & Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), a 510c6 non-profit industry association, represents the organizations developing, commercializing, and implementing clean technologies. Clean technologies offer much needed solutions to growing resource security and sustainability concerns, and are critical to maintaining economic competitiveness. CTSI brings together global leaders for advocacy, community development, networking, and information sharing to drive these needed technologies to market more rapidly. Visit www.ct-si.org for more information.
The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI; www.nsti.org) advances and integrates nano and other advanced technologies through education, conventions, business publishing, and research services. NSTI produces the annual Nanotechnology conference and trade show, which attracts more than 5,000 industrial, academic, business and governmental attendees from around the world. It is the largest gathering of the nanotechnology industry in the U.S. NSTI was founded in 1997 as a result of the merger between various scientific societies, and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts with offices in California and Switzerland.
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