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Posted: November 15, 2007

DOE's Paul Dickerson to Keynote Livingston Nanotechnology Conference

(Nanowerk News) Axiom Capital Management and Scott Livingston today announced that the Third Annual Axiom Capital Management "Livingston Nanotechnology Conference" will feature an afternoon keynote presentation by Paul Dickerson, chief operating officer of the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE).
"We are excited to have Mr. Dickerson discuss clean and efficient energy with our group at our annual gathering," said Scott Livingston, managing director of Axiom Capital Management and head of the Livingston Group, a division of Axiom Capital Management Inc. that is focused exclusively on nanotechnology. "Mr. Dickerson has been a leader in the Department of Energy's efforts to invest in energy technologies to provide efficient, clean and renewable energy leading toward a stronger economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy independence for America. We are proud that our annual event brings leaders like Mr. Dickerson to help our institutional investor and corporate attendees understand opportunities presented by nanotechnology to enable energy efficiency and clean technologies."
The Third Annual Axiom Capital Management "Livingston Nanotechnology Conference" is scheduled for December 7 at the Marriott Financial Center in downtown New York City.
The conference will bring together blue chip corporations, promising startups and leading investors to discuss investment and business trends in nanotechnology. For more information and registration information, please visit http://www.axiomcapital.com/nanotech_2007/index.htm.
About Paul Dickerson
Paul Dickerson, J.D., CPA, was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as chief operating officer of the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). In this capacity, Paul is responsible for day-to-day operational oversight and management of the Office of the Assistant Secretary and for directing the implementation of EERE priorities, policies, program development and execution, and strategic planning. With its $1.47 billion budget, EERE invests in a diverse portfolio of energy technologies to provide efficient, clean and renewable energy leading toward a stronger economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy independence for America. Paul joins the Department of Energy having served as Chief of Staff for the United States and Foreign Commercial Service (Commercial Service) at the Department of Commerce where he was responsible for day-to-day management of the Commercial Service's worldwide network of 1,700 employees in 260 offices, and for directing the implementation of the Commercial Service's worldwide priorities and policies. Prior to joining the Department of Commerce, Paul served as a corporate attorney in the Houston office of Haynes and Boone, LLP, assisting international and domestic clients with their global business transactions. Paul, a native of Houston, served the people of Texas and the nation on several state and federal boards, and he brings years of experience with trade policy development to this position. Locally, he founded and serves as President of Dickerson Leadership Alliance Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation granting scholarships and awards to Houston-area students for their demonstrated civic involvement. Paul has published numerous articles and frequently appears on the media circuit discussing politics, business, taxation, financing, and other issues relevant to international trade and business. Through articles, interviews and speeches, he has appeared regularly in the local, statewide, nationwide and international press, including frequent citations in the New York Times and the Houston Chronicle. Paul is a certified public accountant and a graduate of the South Texas College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.
About Axiom Capital Management Inc. and the Livingston Group
Axiom Capital Management Inc. is an NASD registered broker/dealer that works with growth companies and institutional investors and provides corporate finance, prime brokerage and private equity opportunities to a wide range of customers.
The Livingston Group was formed by Scott Livingston, who Joined Axiom Capital Management Inc. in 2005 after a 15-year career on Wall Street, and has been working exclusively on nanotechnology investments since 2002. Scott has been called "sharp and highly connected” by the Forbes Wolfe Nanotechnology Report (July 1, 2005) and has been an invited speaker on nanotechnology investment trends at MIT, the Harvard Club, the Nanobusiness Alliance, the Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Nanotechnology.com, the International Business Forum, Albany Nanotech, the Delaware Technology Park, the Business Executives for National Security, Hillary Clinton's Jobs for New York, WXXA Fox 23, Cold Spring Harbor's Dolan DNA Learning Center and has presented to half a dozen state pension leaders across the country. Scott is also the creator of the annual Axiom Capital Management "Livingston Nanotechnology Conference," one of the best attended nanotechnology forums of the year.
Source: The Livingston Group