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The NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA) holds an annual conference that brings together leading experts from private industry who are commercializing nanomaterials; representatives from government agencies and public policy leaders. Join us today as an individual member to stay up to date on developments within the nano commercialization industry!

K & L Gates

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2018 Speakers


8:00-9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:30 Opening Remarks
- Vincent Caprio, Executive Director, NanoBCA
- Paul Stimers, Partner, K&L Gates

9:30-10:00 Supercycle of Innovation and Commercialization
Arpana Verma
, PhD, Chief Science Officer, NanoMech Industries, Inc.

10:00-10:30 Nanotechnology in Medicine: How Much Progress?
Samuel Brauer
, PhD, Principal, Nanotech Plus, LLC

10:30-11:00 Moving toward Abundance through Molecular Nanotechnology
Matthew Putman
, PhD, CEO, Nanotronics Imaging

11:00-11:30 TSCA New Chemical Activities and Reporting Rule for Nanoscale Materials
Jim Alwood
, Program Manager, Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics' Chemical Control Division, US Environmental Protection Agency

11:30-Noon 2018 EHS Regulatory Overview: Key Domestic and International Developments
Lynn L. Bergeson
, Managing Director, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

Noon-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:30 Beyond the Bounds
Ajay P. Malshe
, PhD, Distinguished Professor, 21st Century Endowed Chair Professor of Materials, Manufacturing and System Integration Mechanical Engineering, MEEG 204, University of Arkansas

1:30-2:00 One Belt and One Road Initiative: Impact of Huangdi Neijing and Nano Quantum Medicine
Carleton JC Hsia
, PhD, Founder & CEO, AntiRadical Therapeutics LLC

2:00-2:30 Nanotechnology Investing: State of the Union 2018
Jim Hurd
, Director, GreenScience Exchange

2:30-3:00 Roadmap for Scaling up and Commercialization
Penelope T. Salmons
, President/COO, Fibrtec Inc

3:00-3:30 Patents, Predictions, and Pivots: The Possibilities and Peril of Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship
Matthew Hull,
PhD, Associate Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, NanoEarth Virginia Tech National Center for Earth and Environmental Nanotechnology Infrastructure / President/Founder, NanoSafe, Inc.

3:30-4:00 Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientist, Engineers, and Entrepreneur of Nanotechnology
Marco Curreli
, PhD, Founder & Executive Director, Omni Nano

4:00-4:30 Nanometrology Horizon: Emergence of Terahertz Nano-imaging via Overcoming the Wavelength Barrier
Anis Rahman
, PhD, President/CTO, Applied Research & Photonics, Inc

4:30-5:00 FBI: Economic Espionage Program

5:00-6:00 Post-Conference Networking