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International Congress of Nanotechnology, October 31-November 4, San Fra

From: International Association of Nanotechnology
Subject: International Congress of Nanotechnology, October 31-November 4, San Francisco
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2005 02:29:15 -0500

 International Congress of Nanotechnology 2005

October 31-November 4, 2005 San Francisco

October 12, 2005 Update
International Association of Nanotechnology

Dear Colleague:


I am writing to invite you to participate in the upcoming International Congress of Nanotechnology 2005, which will be held on October 31-November 4, 2005 in San Francisco.


The conference is being organized by a non-profit association, the International Association of Nanotechnology with a mission to foster research and business collaboration in nanotechnology worldwide.

ICNT 2005 features more than 150 speakers and 50 plus poster presenters from 38 countries covering a broad spectrum of Nanotechnology: 

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Societal Issues
  • Business
  • Venture Investment  



Martin L. PerlProf. Martin L. Perl, the Nobel Laureate in Physics will be the keynote speaker on Tuesday November 1, 2005http://www.ianano.org  


Prof. K. Barry Sharpless, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry will be the keynote speaker on Thursday November 3, 2005






Dr. George Maracas, Director of Nanotechnology Program, MOTOROLA, Inc. Temple, AZ, USA. (keynote)


Prof. Chih-Minh Ho, Director of the Institute for Cell Mimetic Space Exploration, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA
"Using Nano Modalities Towards the Control of Bio-Systems" (keynote)


Keith R. Larson
Managing Director, Strategic Investments, INTEL CAPITAL CORPORATION, Hillsboro, OR, 97124 USA

Dr. Minoo N. Dastoor
Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator
Office of Aerospace Technology, NASA, Washington DC, USA

"NASA and Nanotechnology" 

Dr. T. Vo-Dinh
Director, Center for Advanced Biomedical Photonics, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge TN, USA
"Nanobiosensors and Nanoprobes: Frontiers and Potential in Nanomedicine"

Prof. Fabio Pichierri, 21st century Center of Excellence, Tohoku University, Sendai, JAPAN
"From giant molecules to nanoparticles: on chemistry’s contribution to nanomedicine"


Dr. Kenji Hirose
Fundamental Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, JAPAN
"Contact effects on transport properties of single molecules between metallic electrodes: ab initio calculation study"


Dr. Thomas Sawitowski
Nanotechnology Department
BYK-Chemie GmbH, Abelstrasse 45, 46483 Wesel, GERMANY
"The use of Nanoadditives in plastic and coating composites"


Dr. Dietmar Vogel
Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration, Gustav-Meyer-Allee 25, Berlin, GERMANY
"Nanoreliability for mechanically loaded devices."


Dr. A.M. Gatti
Head, Laboratory of Biomaterials – University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, ITALY
"Nanosafety in nanotechnologies"


Mr. David Vivancos
President, NANOESPACIO, S.L. Madrid SPAIN
“Roadmap of Nanotechnologies for Space Exploration”


Prof. László  Guczi
Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Isotopes, Budapest, HUNGARY
"Nano structured Interfaces between Gold Nanoparticles and Oxide and its Role in Selective CO oxidation"


Prof. Georgi I. Ivanov
Center for Modern Medicine, Quantum Therapy and Rehabilitation, Plovdiv, BULGARIA
"Nano-engineering approach in a “lesion” zone in a neural tissue trauma"


Prof. E.R. Kutelia
Georgian Technical University, Republic Center for Structure Researches (RCSR)
77, Kostava Street, Tbilisi, GEORGIA
"Obtaining of the Nano-Structured Ultrathin Membrane for the Purification of Liquid Gallium from Impurities up to 8N"


Prof. Gordon C. C. Yang
Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung 80424, TAIWAN
"Degradation of Nitrate in the Aqueous Solution by Nanoscale Iron Prepared by Three Different Processes: Performance Evaluation and Comparison"


Dr. James Highfield
Institute of Chemical & Engineering Sciences, Applied Catalysis Technologies, Jurong Island, SINGAPORE
"Carbon Nanofibre Growth from Low Temperature Methane Decomposition over Skeletal Transition Metal Catalysts"


Prof. Deb Bennett-Woods, Regis University, Rueckert-Hartman School for Health Professions, Department of Health Care Ethics, Denver, Colorado, USA
"A Practical Framework for the Pragmatic Integration of Ethical and Social Considerations into Funding Proposals for Emerging Technologies"

Mr. John C. Monica, Jr
Partner, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, Ohio , USA
"Preparing For Future Health Litigation: The Application of Product Liability Law To Nanotechnology"


Mr. Richard Helfrich
General Partner, Alameda Capital LLC, Pleasanton, CA 94566 USA
"Opportunities and Challenges for Nanotechnology Start-ups"


(Additional keynote speakers and invited lecturers will be posted online at a later date)


Plus a distinguished group of 150 speakers from 38 countries.


For further information, please visit our web site: http://www.ianano.org


REGISTRATION:  To register online:



If you have any questions, please contact us at address@hidden

Best regards,

Douglas Pryor
International Association of Nanotechnology
2386 Fair Oaks Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95823 USA

Email: address@hidden
Web site: http://www.ianano.org

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Conference Topics:
  • Nanomaterials

  • Nanodevices

  • Nanoelectronics

  • Nanobiotechnology

  • Nanomedicine

  • Nano Tools

  • Nano Manufacturing

  • Nano Toxicology

  • Nomenclature

  • Standards

  • Societal

  • Safety

  • Environmental

  • Education & Training

  • IP & Tech Transfer

  • Venture Investment 

  • Open Forum

Conference Features

1. Presenting the ROAD MAP for Nanotechnology Industry

2. Focusing on the converging of Nano-Bio-Info technologies

3. Presenting the state-of-the-art scientific and technological advancement

4. Highlight commercial applications: 

  • Chemical
  • Biotechnology
  • Electronics
  • Semiconductor 
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Textile

5. Working groups and forum on developing Nomenclature and Standards

6. Working groups and forum on Nano Toxicology

 7. Working groups on Education and Training

8. Investment Forum for Emerging Nanotech Companies  

9.  Discussion Forum on Ethics, Social, Environmental and Health Safety

10. Open Public Forum and Debate on Nano Economy




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