NanoBusiness 2007, Nanotechnology's Foremost Business Conference, Returns to New York City Next Week.NEW YORK New York, state, United States
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New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. next week, being held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel from April 15 - 17. NanoBusiness 2007 will be attended by hundreds of CEOs, scientists, engineers, business leaders, government officials and investors who will participate in three intensive days of seminars, presentations and networking events designed to provide attendees with the information required to move research and application development to commercialization, as well as to showcase the ongoing integration of nanotech products into the global economy.
"This is our most comprehensive conference to date, focusing on how the ongoing development of nanotechnology is having significant impact on a wide variety of industries while improving sustainability," said Vincent Caprio, Event Director. "From keynote addresses by CTOs of major corporations, to presentations by CEOs from nanotech's brightest new companies, NanoBusiness 2007 will provide attendees with an up-to-date and thorough snapshot on the state of nanotech commercialization."
Event highlights include:
* Keynote addresses by Uma Chowdry, Sr. VP and CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. - Dupont; Dr. Ray Johnson Ray Edward Johnson (1927-1995) The eccentric, enigmatic figure often credited as the founder of the New York Correspondance School and as a key influence in the formation of the Mail art movement. , Sr. VP and CTO - Lockheed Martin; Dr. Hans Stork stork, common name for members of a family of long-legged wading birds. The storks are related to the herons and ibises and are found in most of the warmer parts of the world. , Sr. VP and CTO - Texas Instruments; Wilbur Ross, Jr., billionaire investor and Chairman/CEO - WL Ross & Co.; Keith Blakely, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. - NanoDynamics; and Warren Packard, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) is a venture capital firm based in Menlo Park, California with affiliate offices in more than 30 cities around the world and over $4.5 billion in capital commitments.
* Conference sessions highlighting nanotech's impact on Medical Diagnostics, Solar Energy, Green Architecture, Auto Emissions, Memory, Displays and more
* Investment forums focused on public companies, electronics, cleantech, medicine, and advanced materials
* Special NASDAQ NASDAQ
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* Sunday Pre-conferences on "Nano 101" and Nano Policy
* Series of sessions on Nanotech Advances in France, highlighting collaborative R&D programs and company presentations
"This year's NanoBusiness 2007 conference has attracted record executive level participation from all sources, start-ups, large incumbents, venture capital firms Name Location Founding date Managing Partners/Directors Specialty Capital managed
5AM Ventures Menlo Park, CA; Waltham, MA 2002 John Diekman, PhD (managing partner), Scott Rocklage, PhD (managing partner), Andrew Schwab (managing partner) life sciences $200M  , and institutional investors," noted Sean Murdock, Executive Director, NanoBusiness Alliance. "The sector is poised for exceptional growth, and we are excited that the NanoBusiness Conference has proven to be such an effective forum for those working to bring nanotech to the market."
For complete event information, please visit http://www.nanobusiness2007.com.
About The NanoBusiness Alliance
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 http://www.nanobusiness.org.