APNF INAUGURAL CONFERENCE
Day One, Feb 26, 2002
0900 Welcome - Dr J. Hiraishi, Vice president of AIST
0905 Opening Address - Dr. Jurgen Schulte, nABACUS Ltd, Hong Kong.
0910 Dr. Y. Tokumasu, "Japan's Strategy on Nanotechnology", Planning Director of Research and Development - Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan.
0930 Keynote Address - Prof M. Welland, Cambridge University Nanoscale Science Laboratory, UK.
1000 Prof. T. Kishi, "Current Nanotechnology Plan in Japan and NIMS". NIMS, Japan.
1030 Morning Tea
Strand One - Nanotechnology from the Corporate Viewpoint 1
Strand Two - Nanoelectronics: Emerging Technology Platforms
1100 Strand One: Dr. M. Yano, "Commercialization of Fullerenes", Assistant Manager, Fullerenes and Nanotube Project, Technology & Business Development Dept. Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan.
Strand Two: Prof. M. Aono, "Nanoelectronics in Japan" , RIKEN, Osaka University, Japan.
1130 Strand One: Dr. Y. Awano, “Overview of Fujitsu Nanotech R & D”, Fujitsu, Japan.
Strand Two: Prof. Z. F. Liu, "Nanoelectronics in China" , Beijing University, China.
1200 Strand One: Dr. M. Morita “Nanotechnology research in NTT Basic Research Laboratories”, NTT, Japan.
Strand Two: Dr W. B. Choi, "Nanoelectronics in Korea" , SAIT, Samsung, Korea.
1400 Keynote speaker Dr. S. Williams, "Opportunities and Expectations, Nanotechnology Today" Hewlett Packard, USA.
1430 Dr. K Tanaka, "JRCAT activities and nanotechnology in AIST", Board Trustee, AIST; Project Leader, JRCAT, Japan.
1500 Afternoon Tea
Strand One – Nanotechnology from the Corporate Viewpoint 2
Strand Two – Nanotechnology Applications: Medicine
1530 Strand One:Mr S. Tanaka, 'Innovative platform of nano-technology', CSO (chief strategic officer) Director of BNRI (Bio Nanotec Research Institute Inc.) and BNRI project leader of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Japan.
Strand Two: Dr V. Gau, CEO Genefluidics, USA.
1600 Strand One: Dr. Ono, “Nanotechnology overview of Hitachi, Ltd.”, Hitachi, Japan.
Strand Two: Dr.B. A. Cornell, "Nanotechnology in Medicine", AMBRI Pty Ltd, Australia.
1630 Strand One: Dr. J. Sone, General Manager, Fundamental Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, Japan.
Strand Two: Prof. T. Watanabe, University of Tokyo, Japan.
1700 Strand Two: Dr. M. Yumura, "Putting the carbon nanotubes to use as the industrial materials", Principal Research Scientist of the Research Center for Advanced Carbon Materials at the National Research Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan.
Day Two Day Three