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Posted: April 6, 2010

NanoBusiness Alliance announces special one-day event - NanoBusiness Conference/NYC, April 20, 2010

(Nanowerk News) The NanoBusiness Alliance today announced a special one-day event, NanoBusiness Conference/NYC, being held at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square on Tuesday, April 20th.
Co-located with the NYBA (New York Biotechnology Association) Annual Meeting being held that week, the NanoBusiness Conference/NYC will feature a series of sessions with leaders in finance, government and science, and will include presentations from the following:
  • Governor Howard Dean – former DNC Chairman, presidential candidate and six-term Governor.
  • Jerome “The Bus” Bettis – One of the NFL’s most popular players: the fifth-best rusher of all time and a six-time Pro Bowl Selection.
  • Michael Holman – Research Director, Lux Research
  • Scott Rickert, Ph. D – President, Co-Founder and CEO, Nanofilm
  • Scott Livingston – Chairman and CEO, Livingston Securities, LLC
  • Douglas Jamison – Chairman, CEO and Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group
  • Sessions include:
  • Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery in New York City
  • Surviving the Cash Crunch
  • Addressing ADR in Life Sciences Enterprises
  • Are New York Universities Doing Enough To Commercialize Academic Technologies?
  • Innovation Alley
  • How Current Cases Impact Patent Eligibility
  • “As we recently moved our large annual NanoBusiness conference to Chicago, we believed the NanoBusiness Alliance still needed to produce a special event for our New York City-based constituents,” said Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Alliance. “We found a strong strategic partner in the NYBA, and we are proud to co-located our new New York event with their highly-respected conference.”
    For complete event details and registration information, please visit For information on exhibiting and sponsorship, please contact Vincent Caprio ( at
    About The NanoBusiness Alliance
    The NanoBusiness Alliance is the industry association for the emerging nanotechnology industry. Through its extensive network of leading startups, Fortune 500 companies, research institutions, non-governmental organizations and public-private partnerships, the Alliance shapes nanotechnology policy and helps accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology innovations. The NanoBusiness Alliance has offices in Chicago, New York, Connecticut and Washington, DC. For more information, visit .
    Source: NanoBusiness Alliance
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