What underpins a $100B US market, is a nonrenewable irreplaceable fuel, is treated like the supply is unlimited, is cheaper than dirt and needs a savior? WATER
Try running a farm, making corn based ethanol, running your gasoline engine, flushing - well you get the idea. The question is whether there is anything that fount of wonders - nanotechnology - can do to mitigate our tendency to pollute and waste it.
Find out from the scientists and entrepreneurs who think the answer is YES.
The IEEE San Francisco Bay Area Nanotechnology Council will hold its Third Annual All Day Symposium on July 17, 2007 With the continuing theme of Nanotech: From Promise to Reality, the 2007 event focus is on Creating a Sustainable Environment.
Invited speakers represent leading entrepreneurs, academics, industry analysts & venture capitalists in the fields of nanotech enabled solutions for clean water and sustainable energy. This event will also feature an additional panel of employers, educators, and industry analysts who will assess the career requirements and potential employment opportunities related to the various nanotechnology related disciplines.
Featured Speakers include:
Arno Penzias, Nobel Laureate, Venture Capital Advisor
Steve Kang, Chancellor, University of California, Merced
Barbara Heydorn, Director, Center of Excellence in Energy, SRI
Bill Yerkes, Photovoltaics Industry Pioneer, CTO Solaicx
Guido Radaelli, VP Engineering, Aurora Biofuels
Mamadou Diallo, Director, California Institute of Technology
Olgica Bakajin, Lawrence Fellow, Lawrence Livermore Labs
Meng Lean, Water Solutions Developer, Principal Scientist, PARC
Lunch Speaker: Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partners
Eric Wesoff, Greentech Media, Publisher of the Venture Power Report
Save on early registration rates through July 6
About IEEE San Francisco Bay Area Nanotechnology Council:
Promotes education, networking, and opportunities in fields of Nanotechnology engineering, entrepreneurism, investment. Chapter of the IEEE, the world's largest engineering Society
IEEE Members $65 Non-Members $85; After July 6 add $15.
Official Website: http://www.ieee.org/nano
Added by FullCalendar on July 3, 2007