Posted: July 7, 2010

International micro-, nanotechnology leaders headline the 2010 COMS Conference in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, August 29 - September 2, 2010

(Nanowerk News) The Micro and Nanotechnology Commercialization Education Foundation, MANCEF, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Commercialization of Micro-Nano Systems Conference (COMS) in New Mexico. COMS 2000 was a seminal event for New Mexico Small Tech, and COMS 2010 will once again put the global spotlight on New Mexico's high tech expertise and potential. Numerous dignitaries will be attending, including Dr. Alton (Al) D. Romig, Jr., Executive Vice President, Deputy Laboratories Director, and Chief Operating Officer, Sandia National Laboratories, US State Senator for New Mexico, Jeff Bingaman, and State Senator Stephen H. Fischmann. As well as these representatives directly involved in Science & Technology, COMS 2010 will also offer unparalleled access to numerous Sandia National Lab specialists.
The 15th annual COMS conference includes an extraordinary list of keynote and plenary speakers. From Dr. Seamus Curran of the University of Houston, a world leader in Solar Energy & MNT, to Hao Li of Motorola, who will discuss The Development of Ultimate Touch – Touch Screen Enabled by Nano Technology. Mostafa Analoui, Head of Healthcare and Life Science of Livingston Securities will present on NanoMedicine: Current State of Global R&D, Investment, and Future Outlook. Jean Christophe Eloy from Yole Développement will share Market Research & Strategy and Volker Saile of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will chair a session on the Current status of HARMST/LIGA, as well as Equipment & Processes. The COMS conference brings together the worlds best minds with expertise relating to the commercialization of small technologies.
Additional highlights of the wide ranging technical program include: Aerospace & Defense, Electronics & Microsystems, Energy & Environment, Fabrication, Characterization & Tools, Medical & Biotech, MNT Economic Development, Product & Market Development. Sessions include Printable Nano Electronics, MNT & Clean Tech Solutions, MNT Alternative Energy, MicroFluidics, Equipment and Processes, Nano and Metals, Minerals, & Materials, Sensors and Sensor Systems, MNT & Emerging Applications, Packaging and System Design, Aerospace & Unmanned Systems and many more.
Visit for a complete program and for more information. COMS 2010 will also offer numerous Workshops including High Tech Entrepreneurship, Standards & Roadmapping, MEMS CAD Design, Strategic IP Management, Understanding Small Technology and the Future of HARMST/LIGA.
As always, COMS will provide an intimate atmosphere with unparalleled networking opportunities. Business development & the creation of partnerships are the goal of the COMS conference – the Vendor's Reception, Annual COMS Golf Tournament & the Route 66 Themed Awards Dinner will foster an environment where networking comes easy.
Source: MANCEF