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2012 Events

11/16/12 - MRS / ASM / AVS Meeting, NC State. This is a joint event between the NC Section of the Materials Research Society, Carolinas Central Chapter of ASM International, and Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Vacuum Society. The meeting is expected to draw 100 participants, both locally and from the surrounding region. Topics in materials science, processing, characterization, and biomaterials will be presented by both invited and selected student contributors. Location: Centennial Campus, BTEC building, Room 135 (Note: this is a different location from last year, just up the hill from the former EB1 location). Time: Registration and poster setup is from 8:15 to 9:00 am. The symposium will be completed by 5:00 pm. Web site:

11/02/12 - Annual NanoTech Luncheon, Forsyth Community College. The Forsyth Tech Nanotechnology Program will host a luncheon on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 12 to 3 pm at the NC Bionetwork Pharmaceutical Center, 391 Technology Way, Ste 162, Winston Salem, NC 27101.

09/17/12 - Dr. Gregory Parsons will speak on “Opportunities and Issues in Nano-Energy Systems." Dr. Gregory Parsons, Alcoa Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Director of the Nanotechnology Initiative at NC State, will lead a discussion on the opportunities and issues in nano-energy systems. This is a NCSU/TISS Energy and Security Initiative Event. It will be held on September 17, 2012 from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm in the 1911 Building, Room 129, at NC State. A luncheon will be served, and registration is required. To register online, visit

08/15/12 - Nanomanufacturing Conference, Greensboro, NC. North Carolina’s Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering, the Center of Innovation for Nanobiotechnology (COIN), the NanoBusiness Commercialization Association (NanoBCA), and the North Carolina Aerospace Alliance have joined forces to bring global technology and business leaders together for the Nanomanufacturing Conference on August 15, 2012 in Greensboro, NC. Topics to be addressed during the conference sessions include: Nano Particle Manufacturing, NanoManufacturing for Aerospace Applications, Manufacturing for NanoBiotechnology Applications, NanoManufacturing for Energy, Materials and Other Applications.

05/20/12 - 05/24/12 - New Diamond and Nano Carbons Conference (NDNC 2012), San Juan

04/26/12 - NanoNights, MacroPints at the Museum of Life & Science, Durham. Strange things happen when you shrink down to a billionth of your size.  At NanoNights, get ready to explore the world at the nanoscale and find out, does a margarita taste the same when it’s frozen with liquid nitrogen? We’ll make graphene, the world’s thinnest material, learn how local chefs use molecular gastronomy in their cooking, and build a giant helium filled carbon nanotube. Catapult plush microbes at your enemies and take a stroll around the Magic Wings Butterfly House. Hungry? Grab a bite from your favorite food trucks and wash it down with a MACRO pint. Time: 6-9 p.m. Cost: $7 general public and members, adults 21+ only. Call Reservations at 919-220-5429 x313 for more information.

04/27/12 - NC State NanoDays, Raleigh. NanoDays 2012 will be held on Friday, April 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. in Engineering Building 3 on NC State's Centennial Campus. Join us in learning about new and unique learning experiences for both youth and adults to explore the miniscule world of atoms, molecules, and nanoscale forces. NanoDays 2012 will feature new demonstrations, tours, and talks, and instructional materials. Special laboratory tours are available on a limited basis for students to talk to researchers about future careers in this exciting area.

04/02/12 - 2012 Annual Georgia Nanotechnology & Infectious Disease Symposium, Atlanta. "Nano, Fighting Infections on the Same Scale" -- The Symposium, held from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., aims to promote interaction and collaboration among scientists, engineers and clinicians in developing nanotechnologies for infectious diseases applications. Keynote address by Carl June, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Location: Emory University, Woodruff Health Science Center, Administration Building, 1400 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322. Sponsored by: University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Emory University, Mercer University, British Consulate-General / Atlanta.

04/04/12 - 04/05/12 - NC Nanotech Commercialization Conference at the American Tobacco Complex, Durham. The 4th-Annual NCC is the venue for networking with fellow professionals and keeping up with the cutting edge of nano. Featuring: national-level keynote speakers; sessions, workshops, and exhibits showcasing the latest advances in the field; discussions on financing, licensing, and business development geared toward the nanotech entrepreneur; sessions and exhibits showcasing cutting-edge research, products, and technologies; and networking opportunities with connected professionals. More information--including program, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors--coming soon!

01/24/12 - NC State / Scandinavian Medicon Valley NanoMedicine Partnering Symposium, Raleigh


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