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First International Conference on Nanoimprint and Nanoprint Technology, December 11-13, 2002, San Francisco, CA USA. Topics include nanoimprint, nanoprint, soft-lithography, dip-pen lithography, tooling, and applications in electronics, optoelectronics, magnetics, materials, self-assembly, chemistry, biology, and pharmaceuticals. http://www.davincinetbook.com/nnt/

From Nanomaterials to Nanotechnology, National Science Foundation/European Commission Workshop, Dec. 5-8, 2002, Boston, Mass., USA. last in a series of four joint NSF-EC nanotechnology workshops in 2002, centers on the assembly and production of nanoscale objects, and illustrates how control over nanochemical processes can enable new applications for materials. Includes nano-chem: nanoparticle, tube, and wire formation and properties; nano-materials: assembly into functional materials; nano-bio: nanomaterials in bioengineering; nano-devices: nanomagnetics, nanoelectronics, nanophotonics, and sensors. Two roundtable discussions will cover issues such as the differences between U.S. and European nanotechnology development, and the role of the academic lab in addressing nanomaterial scale-up challenges. http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~cben/NSFBoston2002.shtml

Nanomaterials Crossroads, November 18-19, 2002, Wyndham Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. "This unique event, where business meets science and technology, will bridge the production, the applications and the commercialisation of nanomaterials. ... It aims to bring together the various actors from R&D, finance, small and large companies to stimulate interactions and foster development of commercial applications of these materials." http://www.reseaumateriauxquebec.ca/

Nanoelectronics Planet Fall 2002 Conference & Expo, November 18-19, 2002, The Puck Building, New York, NY, USA. "... offers a more targeted focus on the applications of nanotechnology within computing and electronics. ... will help you minimize the risks of building a business and/or investing in nanoelectronics and electronics-integrated nanomaterials." http://www.jupiterevents.com/nano/fall02/index.html

Fifth Alcor Conference on Extreme Life Extension, November 16 to 17, 2002, Newport Beach Marriott near Los Angeles, California, USA. An Introductory Tutorial will be held on November 15. "The Fifth Alcor Conference on Extreme Life Extension is a meeting of scientists and individuals who are working toward the expansion of human health and longevity. This conference will cover topics relevant to these pursuits, including cryobiology, tissue engineering, cryonics, nanomedicine, genetic engineering, therapeutic cloning, vitrification, cryonics estate planning, anti-aging medicine, and medical nanodevices." http://www.alcor.org/conferences/2002/

ICCAD-2002, 10-14 November, 2002, Doubletree Hotel, San Jose, CA, USA. A conference for the electronic design automation professional that includes CAD problems in nanotechnology" http://www.iccad.com/index.html

China International Nanotecholoy Exhibition, November 3-5, 2002, Beijing International Convention Center, Beijing, China. "... an ideal platform to develop business opportunities in Nanotechnology in China." http://www.nabacus.com/

Nanotechnology Investment, Global Cooperation, and Policy Workshop, November 3-4, 2002, Beijing International Convention Center, Beijing, China. "...outstanding performers in Nanotechnology present a platform for exchanging and sharing investment strategies, experience among government, industry and VCs in China, Japan, Korea, USA, and Europe. Investors will learn more about investing in nanotechnology, simulate investment interest, and will find a platform for investment partnerships and opportunities." http://www.nabacus.com/

Second Topical Conference on Nanoscale Science & Engineering, November 3-8, 2002, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. "... composed of forty-two sessions that bring together the many subject areas of nanotechnology that involve chemical engineers." Conference Web Site

Smaller, Lighter, Brighter, Defence Nanotechnology 2002, 31 October - 1 November, 2002, London, UK. "The first event of its kind in Europe. Designed to give you a better understanding of nanotechnology and what it will mean for the armed forces and the defence industry in the 21st century." http://www.nano.org.uk/conf1.pdf (PDF file)

Frontiers of Integration - An International Workshop on Integrating Nanotechnologies, Monday, October 28, 2002, Telus Centre for Professional Development , University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. "Integration is a crucial step toward making functional devices and systems at the nano-scale. This all-day workshop focuses on the challenges of integrating the 'macro' world with the 'nano' world." http://www.nint.ca/nav01.cfm?nav01=12966

Nanoparticles 2002, October 27-29, 2002, Hotel Pennsylvania, NY, USA. Session topics will include international activities in nanomaterials, biotechnology applications, energy and environmental applications, electronic, magnetic and optical applications, nanotubes and nanowires, self-assembly technology, and business and commercialization issues. http://www.bccresearch.com/nano2002/

Global Nano Conference at NASA, October 17 and 18, 2002, NASA Training Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA. On October 17th "Mining Nano & Bio Technologies at NASA-Ames will present eight research projects with commercial promise including protein nanotubes, genomics, molecular electronics, CNTs for field emission & x ray sources, chemical sensors, DNA sensors, and nanopores." On October 18th "Nano Investing & Partnering Opportunities II ... will feature 14 new nanotechnology ventures presented for the first time to an audience of 300 investors, executives, entrepreneurs, and engineers & scientists. These ventures seek funding, joint venture or strategic alliance relationships, or to license IP." http://www.nanosig.org/nano/globalNanoConfInfo.htm

Nanotechnology in Biomedical Research Symposium, October 16, 2002, Newark, NJ USA. Presented by the UMDNJ Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Newark Division. http://gsbs.umdnj.edu/nanotech.htm

Nanotechnology Business Roadmap for Industry: Planning for the Future of Nanomaterials Today, October 14-17, 2002, Chicago, Illinois USA. http://www.infocastinc.com/NanoRoadmap/nnrp_agenda.htm

10th Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology is scheduled for 10 to 13 October 2002, at the Hyatt Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland. http://www.foresight.org/Conferences/MNT10/index.html

Scanning Probe Microscopy: Characterization, Nanofabrication and Device Application of Functional Materials, 1-13th October 2002, Albufeira, Algarve - Portugal. A NATO Advanced Study Institute: "By bringing together highly expertise researchers from the nanoscale techniques and functional materials disciplines, by presenting the fundamentals, technological advances and the needs for further developments in their respective fields and by stimulating active discussions, new scientific contacts will be fostered and new ideas will be developed." http://www.cv.ua.pt/ASINATO/SPM/

Nanotechnology for Investors, 1 October 2002, from 08.00 to 18.30 hours, Hotel D'Angleterre, Kgs. Nytorv, Copenhagen, Denmark. A one day conference presented by the Nordic Technology Forum and European Nanobusiness Association for investors, scientists, executives and advisors in the Nordic region with an interest in nanotechnology. Conference Web Site

NanoBioTec 2002 - Congress & Exhibition, 30 September to 2 October, 2002, Münster, Germany. "The workshops will cover topics with medical relevance like Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Artificial Tissues and Nanotools for Medicine. A special Forum-day will provide comunication between scientists and industry. The congress is accompanied by an exhibition." http://www.nanobiotec.de/

School and Workshop on Nanotubes & Nanostructures 2002, 23 - 28 September 2002, Frascati (near Rome), Italy. "The Workshop covers an area - that of nanotubes and nanostructures - of overlap between field theory and statistical mechanics, with important consequences also for the study of condensed matter physics." http://www.lnf.infn.it/conference/nn2002/

Integrated Nanosystems 2002: Design, Synthesis & Applications, 18-20 September 2002, Berkeley, CA, USA. "...a special forum bringing together a multidisciplinary group of scientists and engineers, representatives from the government and the venture community to discuss issues related to research, education, government and private funding, as well as commercialization." http://www.asme.org/nano/

Mathematics in Nanoscale Science and Engineering, September 16 - December 13, 2002, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. "There will be an active program of research activities, seminars and workshops throughout the September 16-December 13 period. The program will open with tutorials, and will be punctuated by 4 major workshops and a culminating workshop at UCLA's Lake Arrowhead Conference Center." http://www.ipam.ucla.edu/programs/nano2002/

MNE 2002, International Conference on Micro- and Nano-engineering, September 16-19, 2002, Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano, Switzerland. "The conference brings together engineers and scientists in the field of fabrication and applications of Micro- and Nanostructures from all over the world to discuss recent progress and future trends." http://www.mne02.org

Albany Symposium 2002 on Global Nanotechnology, September 11-13, 2002, Lake George, New York, USA. "...will strive to make sense of worldwide semiconductor and nanotechnology business directions." http://www.albanysymposium.org/

Symposium and Summer School on Nano and Giga Challenges in Microelectronics Research and Opportunities, September 10-13, 2002, Moscow, Russia. http://www.atomicscaledesign.net/Moscow/

TNT 2002: Trends in Nanotechnology, September 9-13, 2002, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Topics: nanofabrication, measurements/characterization at the nano scale, carbon nanotubes, quantum dots and wires/electron transport phenomena, bio-nanotechnology, nanomagnetics/spintronics, nanomechanics, e.g nanotribology, nanofluidics etc, new quantum phenomena, e.g. quantum computing, modeling at nanoscale. http://www.cmp-cientifica.com/TNT2002.html

Nanotech 2002 - At the Edge of Revolution, September 9-12, 2002, South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center, Houston, Texas USA. "... the challenges and issues associated with the application of micro/nano technologies in these topical areas: Aerospace, Energy, Life Sciences, and Transportation." http://www.nanospace.org/nt2k2.htm

COMS 2002: The 7th International Conference on the Commercialization of Micro and Nano Systems, September 8-12, 2002, Marriott Eagle Crest Conference Resort, Ypsilanti, Michigan USA "COMS 2002 will gather an international group of experts to provide insight into the strategic management and development of micro-and nano technologies. The Conference has a 'Gordon-like' environment and encourages interaction among the attendees." http://www.coms2002.org/

BioDevice Interface Science and Technology Workshop, September 7-9, 2002, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Resort & Hotel, Scottsdale, Arizona USA. "From simple planar sensors to highly integrated 'lab-on-a-chip' miniaturized systems ... current fundamental understanding of micro / nano-surface chemistry and structure influencing biointerface phenomenon at the microscale in microfluidic devices." http://www.ceramics.org/meetings/BioDevices/

BioMEMs & Biomedical Nanotech World 2002, 6-8 September, 2002, Columbus, Ohio, USA. "BioMEMs & Biomedical Nanotech World covers all the areas where the life sciences, clinical systems and microsystems and nanotechnology intersect. Amongst other topics covered by this forum are biochips, implantable BioMEMs and microfluidics, with nanoprobes, carbon nanotubes and molecular engineering..." http://www.healthtech.com/2002/bms/index.htm

Nanotechnology and MEMs conference at Opto-Ireland: SPIE's Regional Opto-Electronics, Photonics and Imaging Meeting, 5-6 September 2002, Galway, Ireland. http://www.spie.org/conferences/calls/02/ire/confs/IR04.html

Nanotech Venture Fair, September 4 & 5, 2002, San Diego Marriott La Jolla, La Jolla, CA, USA. "This event is designed to bring early-stage Nanotechnology companies together with investors who are interested in investing in this sector. This exciting event will feature approximately forty-five up and coming Nanotechnology companies in areas including Life Sciences, Electronics, Photonics, Materials and more." http://www.nanotechventurefair.com/

IEEE-NANO 2002, August 26-28, 2002 with Tutorials on August 25, Hilton Crystal City at National Airport, Arlington, VA, USA. "State-of-the-art technical achievements on all aspects of nanotechnology will be reported. Technological innovations as well as R&D topics will receive intensive discussion." http://ewh.ieee.org/tc/nanotech/nano2002/

CANEUS 2002: Canada-Europe-US Workshop, August 25 to 30, 2002, Montreal, Canada. Micro and nano technology development, emphasizing aerospace, defense and industrial R&D as well as nanotechnology commercialization and investment. http://www.caneus.org/

NN '02, 2002 WSEAS International Conference on Nanoelectronics & Nanotechnologies, August 25-30, 2002, Hotel Amber Baltic, Miedzyzdroje, Wolin Island, Poland. http://www.wseas.org/conferences/2002/miedzyzdroje/nn/

International Workshop on Nanostructures for Electronics and Optics — NEOP, August 18-21, 2002, Dresden, Germany. Synthesis of nanostructures embedded in a matrix, fundamental aspects of nanostructure synthesis, technological aspects of nanostructure synthesis, electrical properties of the nanostructures, optical properties of nanostructures, theory and computer simulation, application of nanostructures in electronics and optics. http://www.neop.de

Asia SPM4: Taipei Symposium on Nanotechnology, August 12-15, 2002, Taipei, Taiwan. "It will cover recent progress in the areas such as surface structures and dynamics, atom- and nano-scale manipulations, growth mechanisms of thin films, fabrication and assembly of molecules and nanoparticles, properties and applications of nanostructures, magnetic systems, new developments in SPM, SPM in device applications, and theory of nanoscale phenomena." http://www.phys.sinica.edu.tw/~AsiaSPM4/index.html

International Conference on Micro & Nano Systems, ICMNS 2002, August 11-14, 2002, Kunming, China. "The areas of interest include, but are not limited to, micro and nano materials, fabrication, devices, manipulation; quantum computing; simulation; micro and nano systems for drug delivery, tissue engineering, sequencing, fluidics, molecular assembly; nano scale imaging, control." http://www2.acae.cuhk.edu.hk/~icmns/

Nanostructure Fabrication, August 4-9, 2002, Tilton School, Tilton, NH, USA. Includes nano/biotechnology, selfassembly/templated growth, nanotubes, molecular electronics, magnetics/spintronics, NEMS, quantum computing, and more. http://www.grc.org/programs/2002/nano.htm

The Nano Republic Conference 2002, July 17, 2002, Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. "... a one-day event featuring world-class speakers and highlighting California-wide Nanotechnology efforts ... a serious examination of the current state of Nanotechnology with a focus on its near term developments and constraints... will also feature an in-depth discussion of the following topics: Nanotechnology in Life Sciences, Information Technology, Materials, Fabrication, and Sensors & Diagnostics." http://www.larta.org/nanorepublic/

Nanotechnology: What's Hot, What's Hype, What's Not?, with Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Wednesday, July 17, 2002, UCLA Anderson School of Business: Korn Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. ZONE Club (Immediately following Larta's Nano Republic conference). Registration details: http://www.zoneclub.com/. "ZONE Club would like to offer a special 1/3-off registration discount to Foresight members. They just need to sign up online before noon Tuesday July 16, and enter discount code "clubsix" in coupon code box. [T]he Foresight Institute will be granted a $5 referral bonus for each member that signs up using the discount code--so they're benefiting Foresight by attending, as well!"

NANO-7 / ECOSS-21, 24-28 June 2002, Malmö, Sweden. The 7th International Conference on Nanometer-Scale Science and Technology and the 21st European Conference on Surface Science: a five-day Midsummer Festival of Nanoscience and -technology, with Plenary sessions each day and five parallel Symposia running throughout the week, covering the areas of surface structure and reactivity, functional materials, quantum phenomena, nanoelectronics and nanomechanics, bio/medical science and applications. http://www.malmo-congress.com/nano-ecoss.html

NanoSpace 2002: Future Technology Frontiers, June 24-28, 2002, at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston, Texas. The Institute for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, Rice University, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston Technology Center, and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute announce the fifth annual conference devoted to the emerging nanoscale and micro technologies for space, medical and commercial applications. http://www.nanospace.systems.org/

Nanotech Planet Conference and Expo Europe 2002, June 17-18, 2002, Hilton Munich Park, Munich, Germany. "...brings together distinguished academics, technology transfer experts, economic development specialists, industrial thinkers, venture capitalists, intellectual property specialists and business innovators from across Europe and beyond, all working to create the European Nanotech roadmap to the future." http://www.intmediaevents.com/nano/europe02/index.html

NANO2002: 6th International Conference on Nanostructured Materials, June 16-21, 2002, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL, USA. http://www.nano2002.com/

NANOTECHNOLOGY: Commercialising NanoMaterials, 13-14 June 2002, London, UK. "The commercialisation of Nanomaterials requires the ability to mix academia with business. Market analysis and strategic partnering are essential when funding research with such a huge market potential. For commercially viable products you must define and separate the scientific and business roles within management." http://www.marcusevans.com/events/CFEventinfo.asp?EventID=3623

Summer Short Course Nanotechnology: Research Scope and Emerging Applications, June 13 and 14, 2002, University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science, Philadelphia, PA, USA. "This comprehensive course presents state-of-the-art research and technology in the nanotechnology field as it relates to the fundlemental science and potential applications in materials, electronics, biomedical devices, and molecular biology." http://www.seas.upenn.edu/short-courses/nanotech/index.html

Instrumentation and Tools for Nanotechnology, June 12-14, 2002, Grenoble, France. Third of Four joint workshops planned for 2002 for U.S. and European Nanotech Collaboration "will examine tools, instruments and devices needed for nanoscale manufacturing". Press release with contact information: http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/press/01/pr0197.htm

Nanostructured Advanced Magnetic Materials, June 9-13, 2002, Irsee, Germany. "The overall focus of the meeting will be on novel nanomagnetic materials. Of particular interest is the relationship between the microstructure and the magnetic properties of materials whose novel and or important properties depend on their nanoscale phases." http://www.engfnd.org/2ak.html

Bridging the Gap between Structure and Properties in Nanoparticle-Filled Polymers, NIST Workshop on Polymer Nanocomposites and Multiphase Materials, May 29 and 30, 2002, N.I.S.T., Gaithersburg, MD, USA. "The Workshop is targeted at industrial, academic and government researchers interested in the applied and fundamental aspects of recent developments and future directions in polymer-nanoparticle composites, focusing on in-line probes of nanocomposite structure, dispersion, and orientation during processing." http://www.ctcms.nist.gov/workshops/nanocomp/

DNA-Based Molecular Construction, May 23-25, 2002, Jena, Germany. This workshop focuses on the application of DNA in molecular nanotechnology for the construction of structures and systems based on molecular units. http://www.ipht-jena.de/DNA2002.html

NanoBusiness Spring 2002, May 19-21, 2002, The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, NY, USA. "The event is produced by Penton Media, in conjunction with the industry leading Nanobusiness Alliance and will focus on the emerging business of mems, microsystems and nanotechnology. Nanobusiness Spring is designed to educate entreprenuers, governement officials, financial and business leaders, and develop opportunities for nanobusiness professionals to interact and network. The event will provide attendees with tools and information required to push research and development toward commercialization, and to showcase the ongoing integration of small technologies into the global economy." http://www.nanobusiness-spring.com/

O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference: P2P, Web Services, Wireless, and Beyond, May 13-16, 2002, Westin Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA, USA. More information for Foresight and IMM Senior Associates. Includes autonomic computing and self-healing systems, emergence, future trends. http://conferences.oreillynet.com/etcon2002/

Nanotech Planet Spring 2002 Conference and Expo, May 13-15, 2002, DoubleTree Hotel San Jose, San Jose, CA, USA. "Experts from government labs, leading industrial thinkers, distinguished academicians, technology transfer experts, economic development specialists, venture capitalists, intellectual property specialists and business innovators from around the world ..." http://seminars.internet.com/nano/spring02/

First International School and Conference on Nanoscale/Molecular Mechanics (N/M2-I), May 12-17, 2002, Outrigger Wailea Resort in Maui, Hawaii, USA. Topics to be addressed include: nanoelectromechanical systems (nems), nanotube and nanowire mechanics, molecular electronics (including conformational dynamics), biological motors and artificial hybrids, ion channels and nanofluidic systems, atomistic and biomolecular mechanics, single-molecule force microscopies, and advanced force-based biosensors. http://www.molecular-mechanics.org/

Nanotech and Biotech Convergence - 2002, May 6-7, 2002, Holiday Inn Select, Stamford, CT, USA. "Nanotechnology stands poised to have an enormous impact on biotechnology and medicine. Conversely, biotechnology, which has always involved manufacturing on a molecule-by-molecule basis, has the potential to facilitate the manufacture of materials with nanoscale architecture." http://bccresearch.com/biotech2002/

Understanding and Operating in Threat Environments, an AVS Topical Conference, April 30 - May 2, 2002, The Double Tree Hotel, Monterey, CA, USA. "This topical conference will address new, innovative science and technology to better characterize our operating environments and ultimately protect our citizens and forces. The conference objective is to identify integrated approaches for handling threat environments. ... The program will also include a special poster session devoted to new research projects on Miniaturized, Intelligent Sensors sponsored by the Office of Naval Research under the National Nanotechnology Initiative." http://www.avs.org/conferences/uote/default.html

National Nanotechnology Initiative: from Vision to Commercialization, April 29 - May 1, 2002, Washington, DC, USA. "... designed to provide a comprehensive and in-depth look at the NNI. The focus of this exciting conference is to look at what areas are being funded and why, what the results of research have been to-date, and what avenues appear to hold commercial promise." http://www.infocastinc.com/Nanotech

NanoTechnology Deal Flow Conference, April 26, 2002, NASA Ames Training Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA. "'Nano Investing & Partnering Conference I' presents funding & partnering deals to investors, nano technology ventures, and major corporations. Proposals will be presented both 'live' to the audience and, for ventures unable to attend, via the Conference Proceedings or CD." Conference Web Site

Spring Senior Associates Gathering, April 26-28, 2002, Crowne Plaza Cabaña, Palo Alto, CA.

Nanotechnology - The Next Industrial Revolution, 24 and 25 April 2002, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh's Science and Technology Centre, Scotland. "... to explore the exciting potential for business afforded by nanotechnology. Entrepreneurs and futurists will lift the lid on their work and share technologies that are poised to revolutionise our lives. Delegates will learn about new business opportunities nanotechnology presents and how nanotechnology is already impacting products ..." http://www.nano.org.uk/dynamicearth.htm

2002 International Conference on Computational Nanoscience, April 22-25, 2002, San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico, U.S.A. http://www.cr.org/ICCN2002/index.html

Integrating BioMEMS and Nanotechnology into a Commercial Product, April 15-17, 2002, on the UCLA campus in Los Angeles, CA, USA. A short course presented by UCLA Extension and the California NanoSystems Institute. Conference Web Site

Whither Nanoscience — Beyond Building Blocks to Complex Functional Assemblies, April 4 and 5, 2002, Berkeley, CA, USA. "... attend a workshop to explore the future of nanoscience research and the planning of the Berkeley Lab Molecular Foundry. ... The Molecular Foundry is a Department of Energy user facility that is planned for Berkeley Lab. Its underlying premise is that nanoscience research is advancing beyond the synthesis and characterization of nanostructured 'building blocks,' to the primary challenge of the next decade: the construction of complex functional assemblies of these building blocks." For more information, fill out the form at http://foundry.lbl.gov

The Second International Symposium on Nanoarchitectonics Using Suprainteractions (NASI 2), March 26-28, 2002, UCLA-Tom Bradley International Hall, Los Angeles, California, USA. "The aim of the Second International Symposium on Nanoarchitectonics Using Suprainteractions (NASI 2) is to establish a general and systematic concept on fundamental interactions governing material formation and on processes for spontaneous formation of functional structures in nanoregions by controlling the interactions." http://www.nasi2.org/

NanoFinancing 2002 Revealing the Vast Profit Potential of Nanotechnology, March 19-20 2002, Hyatt Regency Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. "The National Science Foundation predicts that the total market for nanotech products and services will reach $1 trillion by 2015! Over 50 Investment firms are already leading the US into this new revolution. Hear from Nanotech's pioneers on how you can capitalize on this surging market." http://www.srinstitute.com/part_iter_site_page.cfm?iteration_id=331

Investing in Nanotechnology II, 19th March 2002, Royal Society, London, UK. "... top industrialists, scientists and investors will discuss real applications of nanotechnology and its future potential. This event is specifically targeted at the investment community - brokers, business angels, venture capitalists, and investment fund managers." http://www.nano.org.uk/events4.htm

IP and Implementation of Nanotechnology for Display Applications, March 18, 2002, IC2 Institute, University of Texas at Austin Austin, Texas, U.S.A. "To bring together flat panel display professionals, intellectual property attorneys and venture capitalists to overcome technical, economic and IP barriers in developing and implementing nanotechnology for display applications." http://www.sid.org/chapters/tx.html

NanoTech 2002 International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference, March 6 - 8, 2002, Makuhari Messe (Nippon Convention Center), Tokyo, Japan. http://www.ics-inc.co.jp/nanotech/new/open_e.html

NanoVentures 2002, March 6-8, 2002, Richardson, TX, USA. "The Texas Nanotechnology Initiative (TNI) today announced NanoVentures 2002: the path to the commercialization of nanotechnology. Unique in its focus and depth, NanoVentures 2002 consists of two full days of speakers and panels focusing on the current state of nanotechnology and related opportunities for investment." http://www.nanoventures.ws/

Asia Pacific Nanotechnology Forum (APNF) Inaugural Conference, February 26-28th, 2002, Tsukuba, Japan. "The APNF Conference is aimed at facilitators in Government and leaders in the Venture Capital community, and those in the business of Nanotechnology who are seeking to capitalize their companies." http://www.apnf.org/

Japan Meets the Nano Republic of California, February 21, 2002, 12:45pm - 6:30pm, Torrance Marriott, 3635 Fashion Way, Torrance, CA, USA. "Join us for 'Japan Meets the Nano Republic of California', a focused half-day event that brings together leading business and research leaders from Japan and the Nano Republic for a practical discussion on current research and potential future business opportunities in nanotechnology. Two high-powered discussion panels will feature key figures and companies building the future of nanotechnology both here and abroad." http://www.larta.org/Jetro/index.htm

"Nanoelectronics:" The Quantum Leap from Theory to Practice, Tuesday, February 19, 2002, Bishop Auditorium, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA USA. "Steve Jurvetson presents his case for investing in nanoelectronics, from the perspectives of innovation, differentiation, application, sizing and timing of the market, and returns on investments. In the ensuing panel discussion, Steve invites the audience to look at institutional research and startup ventures as case studies, examining how Hewlett Packard and two early startups deal with the critical issues ..." http://www.vlab.org/events021902.html

AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition, 14-19 February 2002, Boston, MA, USA. Includes two-day seminar on nanotechnology. http://www.aaas.org/meetings/MPE_04.shtml

Nanotechnology Investing Forum, February 11, 2002, The Lodge at Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, CA, USA. "Venture capital and private equity investors, as well as major investment banks and consultancies, are feeling the ripple effect of this revolutionary sector. Corporations are actively shifting resources and appropriating R&D budgets to capture value and a distinct competitive advantage in what is predicted to be a TRILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY within the next 10 years." http://www.ibforum.com/Conferences/investing/nanotech.htm Use mailcode FORESIGHT when registering.

Nanotechnology--Revolutionary Opportunities and Societal Implications, Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2002, Lecce, Italy. Second of Four joint workshops planned for 2002 for U.S. and European Nanotech Collaboration "will highlight U.S. and European 'roadmaps' for nanotechnology and impacts of the field for society and various industries". Press release with contact information: http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/press/01/pr0197.htm

Nanomanufacturing and Processing, Jan. 5-7, 2002, San Juan, Puerto Rico. First of Four joint workshops planned for 2002 for U.S. and European Nanotech Collaboration "will explore processes and techniques for design, modeling, tooling and fabrication of devices and materials". Press release with contact information: http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/press/01/pr0197.htm

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