Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Nano Conference Recognizing Big discounts for Members of 51 Leading Scientific Associations

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From: "nanoTX '08 - Conference and Expo"
Date: September 24, 2008 10:15:49 AM EDT
Subject: Nano Conference Recognizing Big discounts for Members of 51 Leading Scientific Associations

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Nanotechnology Conference Recognizing Big discounts for Members of 51 Leading Scientific Associations

Discounts on Conference passes ranging from $100 to $500 are recognized for members of lesser known associations, such as Chinese Institute of Engineers and the Tissue Engineering Society International, right along with the big ones like IEEE and ACS

Dallas, Texas, September 24, 2008 – Organizers of nanotxUSA’08 Conference/Expo are recognizing the contributions of 51 associations, they feel are vital in promoting emerging technologies and nanotechnology, by providing huge discounts on passes for members who register before the event.

“These associations are critically important to the advanced work being done,” said Richard Mason, General Manager of the event, “they reflect, and support, their most brilliant members as speakers who make this conference so vital. We want to recognize their importance by allowing fellow members to attend the conference as VIPs with reduced rates to hear their peers.”

“The conference and expo takes place next week at the Hyatt Regency Dallas convention hotel, October 2 and 3, during International Nanotechnology Week, so there is time to pre-register at the website,” said Mason.

The 51 associations recognized include:

Advanced Packaging and Interconnect Alliance
American Academy of Arts & Sciences
American Association for Advancement of Science
American Association of Analytical Chemists
American Chemical Society
American Institute of Chemists
American Oil Chemists Society
American Physical Society
American Vacuum Society
Association for Manufacturing Excellence
Association of Chinese Professionals
Chinese Institute of Engineers
Commercial Development and Marketing Association
Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce
Electrochemical Society
Europe Academy of Sciences
European Physical Society
German Physical Society
German Vacuum Society
Government Employees
Greater Association of Chinese Computer Professionals
IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Institute of Medicine
Interamerican Photochemical Society
International Association of Nanotechnology
MANCEF - Micro and Nanotechnology Commercialization Education Foundation
Monte Jade Science and Technology Association
MTBC - Metroplex Technology Business Council
Nano Science and Technology Institute
Nanotechnology Foundation of Texas
National Academy of Engineering
National Academies of Sciences
National Defense Industrial Association
National Research Council
National Venture Capital Association
North Texas Technology Council
Science and Engineering Research Council, Singapore
Semiconductor Industry Association
Society for Neuroscience
Society of Automotive Engineers
Swiss Physical Society
Taiwan Nanotechnology Initiative
TAMEST - The Academy of Medicine, and Engineering and Science of Texas
TAPPI - Technical Association for Pulp and Paper Industries
Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute
Texas Nanotechnology Initiative
The Science Place
Tissue Engineering Society International

The amount of discount for members of each association who pre-register can be found at

About nanotxUSA’08 Conference/Trade Expo with Global Partner nano tech Japan, highlights advances in nanoscience, explains how nanotechnology is being used today and how it will impact a broad range of industries tomorrow, including: electronics, energy, aerospace, defense, biomedicine, robotics, chemicals and more. nanotxUSA has established a reputation for delivering solid content, compelling panel discussions, early-stage investment opportunities and a world-class roster of presenters. The signature Nobel Laureate Legends cocktail hour, dedicated to the memory of Jack Kilby, Rick Smalley, and Alan MacDiarmid, continues this year in its fine networking tradition.

Highlights of nanotxUSA’08 at a GLANCE

Charismatic Leadership

· Dr. Tadashi Sasaki, Japanese Business Legend
Here on business relations tour

· Dr. Eric Drexler, keynoting
Internationally renowned nanotech business leader, Wired Magazine says “coined word nanotechnology”

· Stan Ovshinsky, keynoting
Time Magazine’s Hero of the Planet, and Japan’s American Hero

· Bill Kroll, keynoting
Matheson Tri-Gas, Tayio Nippon Sanso Corp., others

· Prof. Mauricio Terrones, keynoting
IPICyT (Mexico) Leader, National Laboratory for Nanoscience Research

· Dan Vilenski, Featured Business and Commercialization topics
Isreali Nanotechnology Initiative

More Speakers

· International Nanotechnology Week
100 Specialists to speak from world Nanotechnology hot spots

· Panels: Trends/Finance/Investing
NANO-SAFETY & Risk Management Panel, Investing in Nanotechnology Panel, Nanotechnology & Society Panel, Workforce Development Panel, Accelerating Nanotechnology Commercialization Panel

· Nanotech 101—An Overview of Nanotechnology for Non-techies
Taught by Austin Community College

Special Events

· Nobel Laureate Legends Cocktail Reception
Important networking opportunities first evening of event


· Breakthrough Technology Revealed by Leading Firms
Many exhibitors have chosen nanotxUSA’08 to unveil dramatic developments

· New Product Demos
Long-time business alliances of complementary firms to be nurtured, established

· $200Million Texas Emerging Technology fund in action
Visit with the incubators making it happen and firms that are succeeding with the fund’s help, such as Optisense, in booth number 502.

· Numbers of Major Organizations and Associations

Providing big discounts on early registration conference passes. See at web site when you go to REGISTER

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