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Posted: June 5, 2008
The NanoBusiness Alliance Announces Keynote Schedule for Nano Renewable Energy Summit, July 20-22
(Nanowerk News) The NanoBusiness Alliance today announced keynote sessions scheduled for the premiere of their newest conference, the Nano Renewable Energy Summit, being held July 20 - 22 at The Cable Center at the University of Colorado. The event will gather world-renowned experts at the intersection of renewable energy and nanotechnology, with a specific focus on the business, commercialization, and economic development potential of emerging technologies in the renewable energy and sustainability sectors. Complete event information can be found at www.nanoenergysummit.com.
Topping the keynote roster at the Nano Renewable Energy Summit will be Colorado Governor Bill Ritter; the Honorable Rodney Slater, Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation; Matthew Nordan, President of Lux Research; and Sean Murdock, Executive Director of the NanoBusiness Alliance.
The event will also present a special keynote panel featuring Mark Modzelewski, Founder of Bang Ventures and co-founder of the NanoBusiness Alliance, and Scott Livingston, Managing Director of Axiom Capital Management/The Livingston Group.
"Skyrocketing energy prices are being discussed at the kitchen table, at the diner, at the country club and at the pump. Although this is clearly one of our nation's most critical issues, nanotechnology presents a real opportunity to develop sustainable, renewable energy sources. It's green, it's clean, it's never seen - that's Nanotechnology," said Vincent Caprio, Vice President and Event Director, NanoBusiness Alliance. "We're proud to welcome our distinguished panel of keynoters to our premiere event to discuss these opportunities with our attendees."
The Nano Renewable Energy Summit is being produced by the NanoBusiness Alliance and co-hosted by the Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance in conjunction with the Golden, Colorado-based National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Partners and sponsors include the NanoBusiness Alliance, Colorado NanoBusiness Alliance, NREL, Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade, Patton Boggs, and the University of Denver.
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 www.nanobusiness.org.
About The Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance
The Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance represents the nanotechnology community to promote, enhance and strengthen Colorado's global economic development competitiveness through public-private partnerships. It provides a cohesive and unified voice on behalf for the nanotechnology community with industry, government, academia and citizens to promote nanotechnology commercialization.