Advanced Manufacturing, Nanotechnology, MEMS, & Microsystems Focus of Annual Iberoamerican Research and Development Summit.Business Editors
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 28, 2003
Leading U.S. Engineering Representative Dr. Dennis Swyt, Chief,
Precision Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology, Washington, DC, www.nist.gov) The standards-defining agency of the U.S. government, formerly the National Bureau of Standards. It is one of three agencies that fall under the Technology Administration (www.technology. ) and Small Technology Expert Job Elders Among
Participants in Event Designed to Create Partnerships and
Opportunities for International Business Development
The third Annual Iberoamerican Research and Development Summit (AIRDS) features Dr. Dennis Swyt, Chief, Precision Engineering Division, NIST, U.S. Department of Commerce, and industry leaders such as Job Elders, President of C2V C2V Command and Control Vehicle , among others, to discuss Advanced Manufacturing and Small Technologies May 28 and 29 at the Sheraton Old Town Hotel.
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Other speakers include Ing. Jaime Parada, Director General of Mexico's National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT), J. Leonard Martinez, Vice President of Manufacturing Systems, Science and Technology, and Alton Romig Jr., Vice President of Science & Technology and Partnerships and Chief Technology Officer, both of Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratories, which is managed and operated by the Sandia Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation), is a major United States Department of Energy research and development national laboratory with two locations, one in Albuquerque, New , a world leader in Advanced Manufacturing and Small Technologies.
Technology transfer opportunities from Sandia National Laboratories create a vibrant Small Technology cluster in New Mexico, currently ranked 3rd in a list of the top 10 U.S. states in the race to become the economic center of Small Technology, which includes Nanotechnology, MEMS (MicroElectroMechanical Systems) Tiny mechanical devices that are built onto semiconductor chips and are measured in micrometers. In the research labs since the 1980s, MEMS devices began to materialize as commercial products in the mid-1990s. , and Microsystems (Small Times, March/April 2003).
Designed to create partnerships and prospects for international business development amongst participants from the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking regions of the world, AIRDS is presented by Sandia National Laboratories, the City of Albuquerque, and MAPA MAPA Malaysia Airlines Pilots' Association
MAPA Mexican-American Political Association
MAPA Manila Action Plan for APEC
MAPA Metropolitan Area Planning Agency
MAPA Mine Action Program for Afghanistan (UN) Incorporated.
Sponsors include the Next Generation Economy Initiative, United States Agency for International Development The United States Agency for International Development (or USAID) is the U.S. government organization responsible for most non-military foreign aid. An independent federal agency, it receives overall foreign policy guidance from the U.S. , and Manufacturing Extension Partnership Management Services Incorporated.
The Summit will consist of a multi-track conference, technology demonstrations, and an agenda conducive to "deal flow" and partnership building. Participants include representatives from Iberoamerican Science and Technology Ministries, U.S. national laboratories and government agencies, Centers of Excellence, universities, international organizations, and companies such as Motorola and Sony.
For more information, including a detailed agenda, please see www.irdsummit.org or contact Ms. Leonel Chavez or Mr. Victor Chavez.