TechConnect World 2012 - Full Program - All Sessions


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9:00 Monday - Technology Innovation Short Courses

Tuesday June 19

7:30 Tuesday - TechConnect World Registration
8:30 Opening TechConnect World Keynotes
10:00 Expo Opening - Coffee Break
11:00 Nanoscale Characterization: Scanning Probe Microscopy Keynotes
11:00 Graphene Keynotes
11:00 Composites: Nanoparticle Release During Life Cycle of Consumer Products & Nanocomposites I
11:00 Nanofluids I: Keynotes
11:00 Softnano: Micro & Nano Structure Design I
11:00 Energy Storage Keynotes & Innovation Spotlights
11:00 Carbon Capture Keynotes
11:00 Efficiency & Green Building Corporate Interests
11:00 Green Electronics I
10:30 WCM: Workshop on Compact Modeling I
11:00 MEMS & NEMS: Devices & Sensors I
11:00 Bio Fluidic Devices I
10:30 Biosensing, Diagnostics and Imaging I
10:30 Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery Keynotes I
11:00 TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Materials Energy Electronics
12:30 Networking Lunch - Expo
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Advanced Materials
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Biotech & Biosciences
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy Technologies
2:00 Nanoscale Characterization: Nanomechanical Methods
2:50 Nanoscale Characterization: Scanning Probe Microscopy Dynamics & Kelvin Probe
2:00 Graphene: Innovations in synthesis & production
2:00 Composites: Nanoparticle Release During Life Cycle of Consumer Products & Nanocomposites II
1:30 Polymer Nanotech: Polymer Nanocomposites
2:00 Nanofluids II
2:00 Softnano: Micro & Nano Structure Design II
1:30 Keynote Event: Innovations in Nanomanufacturing
2:00 Efficiency & Green Building Innovation Spotlights
2:00 Green Electronics II
2:00 Carbon Capture Technologies II
2:00 Energy Storage: Nanostructured Materials for Storage & Generation
1:00 WCM: Workshop on Compact Modeling II
3:00 WCM: Workshop on Compact Modeling III
2:00 MEMS & NEMS: Devices & Sensors II
2:00 Bio Fluidic Devices II
2:00 Biosensing, Diagnostics and Imaging II
1:30 Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery Keynotes II
2:45 TechConnect IP Partnering: Environmental, Water, Waste
2:45 TechConnect IP Partnering: Electronics, Sensors, Communications
2:45 TechConnect IP Partnering: Medical, Pharma, Personal Care
4:00 Financing Emerging Technology Commercialization
6:00 Thermo Hands-on Workshop & Reception: Combined Approaches to Graphene and Carbon Analysis Using Raman Spectroscopy (6:00 - 9:00)
4:30 Expo Reception and Poster Session I (4:30 - 6:30)
 Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging
 Cancer Nanotechnology
 Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
 Graphene
 Energy Storage & Novel Generation
 MEMS & NEMS Devices & Applications
 Modeling & Simulation at the Micro and Nanoscale
 Nanofluids
 Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications
 Nanoscale Materials Characterization
 Nanostructured Materials & Devices
 Polymer Nanotechnology
 Soft Nanotechnology & Colloids

Wednesday June 20

8:30 Modeling & Simulation at the Nanoscale: Keynotes
8:30 Nanoparticles: Gas-phase synthesis and diagnostics of nanostructured materials
8:30 Carbon Nano Structures & Devices: Keynotes
8:30 Flexible Electronics I
8:30 Environmental Health & Safety: Keynotes
8:30 Bio Nano Materials: Keynotes
8:30 Green Chemistry and Materials Keynotes
8:30 Water: Advanced & Nano Materials for Water Technologies
8:30 Solar: Innovation Spotlights
8:30 Smart Grid Corporate Strategic Interests
8:30 Energy Storage: Polymers for Battery Applications: Keynotes
8:30 WCM: Workshop on Compact Modeling IV
8:30 Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication: Keynotes
8:30 Cancer Nanotech I
8:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Materials & Energy
10:00 Expo Coffee Break
10:30 Cancer Nanotech II
10:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Energy & Automotive
11:00 Nanoscale Characterization: Nanoparticle Spectroscopy & Inverse-space Methods in Liquid
11:00 Nanoparticles: Gas-phase synthesis and processing of nanostructured materials
11:00 Graphene: CNT: Applications of Graphene Based Materials
11:00 Flexible Electronics II
11:00 Composites: Composites in Energy Applications
11:00 Polymer Nanotech: Modeling & Simulation of Polymer Nanostructures
11:00 Environmental Health & Safety II
11:00 Bio Nano Materials: Self Assembly of Bionanoparticles
11:00 NanoFab: Nanofabrication II
11:00 Solar: Corporate Strategic Interests
11:00 Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels: Spotlights
11:00 Water Technololgy Corporate Interests
10:30 WCM: Workshop on Compact Modeling V
11:00 MSM: MEMS Device & Process Modeling
11:00 Micro & Nano Reliability
11:00 Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication II
11:00 Fluidic Device Simulation
11:00 Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery III
11:00 Clean and Nano Innovation to Commercialization
12:30 Networking Lunch - Expo
1:00 NNI - Director’s Networking Session, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
1:30 Exhibit and Poster Session II
 Environmental Health & Safety
 Cancer Nanotechnology
 Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
 Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
 Composite Materials
 Energy Storage & Novel Generation
 Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication
 MEMS & NEMS Devices & Applications
 Micro & Nano Fluidics
 Micro & Nano Reliability
 Modeling & Simulation at the Micro and Nanoscale
 NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation
 Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications
 Nanoscale Materials Characterization
 Nanostructured Coatings, Surfaces & Films
 Solar Power Technologies & Materials
 Water Technologies
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Materials & Chemical
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Aerospace, Defense, Transportation
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy Innovations
2:00 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge
2:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Material Energy Innovations
2:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech, Energy, Environment
3:30 Cancer Nanotech III
3:30 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge
3:00 Carbon Nanotechnology - From Chemistry to Commercialization. Why relationships are more important than technology
3:30 Modeling & Simulation at the Nanoscale
3:30 Nanoscale Characterization: Fundamental Electron Microscopy/Spectroscopy
5:10 Nanoscale Characterization: Nano-inclusions in Matrices
3:30 Nanoparticles: Functional Nanoparticles
3:30 Coatings: Superhydrophobic/Hydrophilic Surface Applications
3:30 Nanostructured Materials & Devices for Electronics Applications
4:00 Carbon Nano Structured Composites
3:30 Polymer Nanotech: Water: Advanced Materials for Water Treatment
4:00 Environmental Health & Safety: EHS Aspects of Products Containing Ag Nanoparticles
4:00 Bio Nano Materials: Interactions Between Bio and Nano Materials
4:00 NanoFab: Novel Optical Lithography Methods
3:30 Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels: Green Chemistry
3:30 Nanotech, Microtech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
1:00 WCM: Workshop on Compact Modeling VI
2:45 WCM: Workshop on Compact Modeling VII
4:30 WCM: Workshop on Compact Modeling VIII
3:30 MEMS & NEMS: Novel Materials, Fabrication & Devices
3:30 Particle & Cell Transport
3:30 Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery IV
4:30 TechConnect Corporate Partnering: Materials Energy Electronics
5:30 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception
6:00 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and Reception

Thursday June 21

8:30 CNT: Carbon Nanotube Based Devices I
8:30 Coatings: Water: Membranes for Filtration & Separation
8:30 Novel Nanocomposites: Keynotes
8:30 Catalysts for Environmental Applications
8:30 NanoFab: Avanced Top Down Techniques
8:30 Solar: Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy Keynotes
8:30 Advanced Capacitive & Power Devices I
8:30 Interactions Between Nanomaterials & Living Systems: Keynotes
8:30 Cancer Nanotech IV
8:30 Biowaste Industrial Symbiosis Network Discussion
8:30 NanoHUB Nanoscale Modeling & Simulation Workshop
9:00 Z-Park China Corporate Program
10:00 TechConnect National Innovation Showcase Opening
10:00 National Nanotechnology Initiative Triennial Review
10:30 TechConnect Corporate Venture Partnering: Materials Energy Electronics
11:00 Nanoscale Characterization: Vendors
11:00 CNT: Carbon Nanotube Based Devices II
11:00 Coatings: Novel Coatings Technologies
11:00 Novel Nanocomposites II
11:00 Catalysts for Green Chemistry
11:00 Bio Nano Materials: Modeling & Simulation of Bionanomaterials
11:00 NanoFab: Nanomaterial-Optical Interactions
11:00 Solar: Nanomaterials for Solar Energy
11:00 Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels: Algae Technologies & Applications
11:00 Advanced Capacitive & Power Devices II
11:00 Interactions Between Nanomaterials & Living Systems II
10:30 MSM: Device & Circuit Simulation & Optimization
11:00 Advanced Electronic Packaging
10:30 Biosensing, Diagnostics and Imaging III
12:30 National Innovation Showcase - Networking Lunch (available for purchase)
1:00 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Electronics, Sensors & Communications
1:00 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Environment, Water & Waste
1:00 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Energy Generation & Efficiency
1:30 CNT: Carbon Nanostructures & Applications
2:00 Natural and Renewable Nanocomposites
2:00 Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Innovations in sythesis & production
2:00 Bio Nano Materials: Synthesis & Biomedical Application of Novel Bionanomaterials
1:30 NanoFab: Synthesis and Applications of Nanomaterials
1:30 Novel Nano Electronics & Photonics
1:30 MEMS & NEMS: Industrial Applications and Services
1:30 Micro & Nano Fluidic Devices
1:30 Interactions Between Nanomaterials & Living Systems III
1:30 Biosensing, Diagnostics and Imaging IV
2:30 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Materials & Chemical
2:30 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Medical, Pharma, Personal Care
2:30 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Energy Generation & Management
4:00 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Materials & Chemical
4:00 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Energy Storage & Harvesting
4:00 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Biotech, Biomaterials & Biosciences
4:00 TechConnect National Innovation Showcase, Reception & Poster Session III
5:00 Cleantech Open Semifinalists & Alumni Showcase and Reception
 Bio Nano Materials
 Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels
 Interactions Between Nanomaterials & Living Systems
 Nano Medical Sciences
 Nanotechnology for CNS Diseases
 Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
 Cleantech Industry Applications
 Carbon Capture
 Efficiency & Green Building
 Green Chemistry & Materials
 Micro & Nano Fluidics
 Advanced & Nano Electronics & Photonic Devices
 Nanomaterials for Catalysis
 Nanomaterials for Clean & Sustainable Technology
 Oil, Gas, Nuclear & Traditional Energy
 Renewable Energy Technologies
 Solar Power Technologies & Materials

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