A Nano "Think and Do" Tank
Assisting start-ups with government agencies, investors, corporations, universities and national
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003
"Sensors and Homeland Security - Who's Getting Real Today"
Location: Deloitte, 1750 Tysons Blvd, Mc Lean VA
Organized by Jim Hurd of the NanoScience Exchange and Vince Caprio
Sponsored by Deloitte and BurnsDoane
To register, email jim@NanoScienceExchange.org
What sensor technologies are getting real right now to provide strengthened U.S. Homeland Security?
What are some of the high priority obstacles - technical, political and financial - we must make progress on?
09:30 am - Introduction by Jim Hurd, NanoScience Exchange
09:40 am - Keith Ward, Dept of Homeland Security and Liaison to NNI
10:00 am - Panel of 4 leading start-ups "Which Companies are Producing Real Products Today?"
Moderator: Jim Hurd, NanoScience Exchange
Applied Nanotech: Mr. Prabhu Soundarrajan, Research Engineer, Applied Nanotech Inc.,
Invited talk on "Nanobiosensors for Homeland Security"
11:10 am - Break
11:25 am - Industry Expert - Arun Seraphin, staffer for Sen Levin on Armed Services Committee
11:40 pm - Panel discussion
Ed Moran, Deloitte - Moderator and speaker on Deloitte Sensor report
Livermore Lab, Betsy Cantwell
Sandia Lab, Greg Cardinale
Raj Bawa, Professor, RPI
12:50 pm - Lunch Break - Sandwich lunch provided
1:35 pm - Panel of second group of leading start-ups
Alliance America, Stephen Spoonamore
Triton Systems (invited)
Integrated Nano Technologies
2:45 pm - Break
3:00 pm - Investor panel "The Money side of Sensors - Challenges and Opportunities"
Moderator: Mark Modzelewski, NanoBusiness Alliance
Peter Hebert, Lux Capital
Martin Lagod, Firelake Capital
DARPA, Kwan Kwok
Keith Ward, Dept of Homeland Security and Liaison to NNI
04:30 pm - Closing