Pennsylvania Nanotechnology 2012: Nanotech's Role in Advancing PA's Economy
Date: June 5, 2012
Time: 7:30 am to 6:30 pm
Location: Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
326 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
$50 before May 22 (includes breakfast, lunch, and reception), $70 at the door
The goal of this meeting is to promote collaborative nanotechnology research, education, technology transfer, entrepreneurship, and commercialization within Pennsylvania. By connecting education and industry, the conference will help provide a platform to enhance innovation, technology transfer, course curricula, job skills, and business growth.
•Promote collaborative nanotechnology research, education, technology transfer, entrepreneurship, and commercialization within the Commonwealth.
•Publicize and promote PA leadership in nanotechnology R&D, workforce education, and growth of technology businesses.
•Explore viable nano-based strategies, programs, and resources to assist economic development in Pennsylvania via education, job creation and retention at all levels.
•Inform legislators and government agencies and connect them to the statewide nanotechnology community
•Connect educators, students, and business to enhance research outcomes, curricula, job skills, and growth opportunities.
What to Expect:
•Hear about applications, needs and plans, regulatory challenges and opportunities
•Overview of promising new technologies coming from PA universities and businesses that can impact your business and regional economy
•Processes and programs for moving laboratory technologies to commercial products
•Learn where new or established companies can look for financial and business support
•Learn how students, educators, and workers are learning about nanotechnology and skills for our future technology industries
•Network with industry and university representatives
PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)
Carnegie Mellon University
Drexel Nanotechnology Institute (DNI)
Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology
Lehigh University Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (CAMN)
Penn State Materials Research Institute (MRI)
Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization (CNEU)
University of Pennsylvania Nano/Bio Interface Center (NBIC)
University of Pittsburgh Petersen Institute of NanoScience and Engineering (PINSE)
A full Agenda is at: http://www.lehigh.edu/lnn/docs/PA%20Nano%202012%20Agenda%20C.pdf
Registration is available at: http://www.harrisburgu.edu/academics/undergrad/biotechnology/pa-nano-reg.php
Rooms have been blocked at the Crowne Plaza Harrisburg for the meeting for the nights of 6/4 and 6/5 at the rate of $99/night + parking.
Book your hotel online here: http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/harrisburg/mdtdt/hoteldetail
Group Code: HUN
Or contact the hotel directly at 717-234-5021 Please provide your group name: PA State Nanoconference - Harrisburg University or group code: HUN. Rooms are available at this rate until May 11, 2012.
Parking for hotel guests will be discounted at $9.00 but this rate will not be charged until check-in.
$1000 - Platinum Sponsorhip: Includes 5 registrations, a display table, company logo and information banner at the venue and in the program booklet, and acknowledgement from the podium
$500 - Gold Sponsorship: Includes 3 registrations, a display table, company logo and information in the program booklet, and acknowledgement from the podium
$200 - Silver Sponsorship: Includes 1 registration, and a display table
Email PANanoConference@harrisburgu.edu if you are interested in sponsorship