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Posted: September 1, 2007
Nanotechnology conference update 1: Keynote roster for 2007 Nano App summit announced
(Nanowerk News) The Nano-Network and NanoBusiness Alliance, today announced the keynote lineup for the 2007 Nano App Summit, to be held October 22-25, 2007 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. Complete event information can be found online at www.nanoappsummit.com
The 2007 Nano App Summit will gather CEOs and CTOs of public and private companies, IP professionals, government officials, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, innovators, and industry thought leaders to address industry-specific commercialization opportunities and challenges in Automotive, CleanTech, and Defense sectors. In addition, the 2007 Nano App Summit will feature keynote presentations by some of the leading practitioners and thinkers in nanotechnology including:
* James Von Ehr, Chairman and Founder, Zyvex Inc.
* Peter Buca, Vice President of Innovation and Technology, Parker Hannifin
* Sharon Smith, Ph.D., Director, Advanced Technology, Lockheed Martin
* David Morgenthaler, Founder, Morgenthaler
* Carlo Montemagno, Dean, College of Engineering, University of Cincinnati
“We are thrilled about this year’s presenters and keynote speakers who will provide attendees with an overview and understanding of the latest nanoscale advancements and applications in the Automotive, CleanTech, and Defense sectors. There have been major developments in these industries, since the last Nano App Summit in 2005 and we are excited to highlight how nanotechnology applications are transforming the way we live and do business,” said Alexis Abramson, Ph.D, Vice President of Technology Innovation at NorTech and Executive Director of the Nano-Network, a program of NorTech, Northeast Ohio’s technology-based economic development organization.
“The Nano App Summit program has a strong focus on applications. The Nano App Summit aims to go beyond the hype and highlight real nanotechnology solutions to tough business challenges. That’s why the NanoBusiness Alliance is proud to co-host this conference,” said Sean Murdock, Executive Director of the NanoBusiness Alliance, the national industry association for the emerging nanotechnology industry.
The 2007 Nano App Summit is part of a five day series of activities during Nano Week in Cleveland, October 22-26. Stay tuned to www.nano-network.org for more details about Nano Week.