APNF INAUGURAL CONFERENCE
Day Two, Feb 27, 2002
0900 Keynote speaker, Dr H. Yokoyama, "Nanotechnology today and what to expect in five years time", NRI, AIST.
0930 Dr Y H Ma, Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology.
1000 Prof Y. Kuk, "10 year plan for Korean Nano Science and Technology", Professor of Physics, Seoul National University, Committee Chair, R&D Planning Committee on Nanotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology. Committee Chair, Committee on Nanotechnology industrialization, Ministry of Industry and Energy. Korea
1030 Morning Tea
Strand One – Asian Nanotechnology
Strand Two – Nanotechnology SME’s: Starting Small
1100 Strand One: Mr C. Masens, “Picking up the gauntlet: Asian Nanotechnology in 2002”, nABACUS Ltd, Hong Kong.
Strand Two: J. Von Ehr II, "Assembly-based Nanotechnology", Zyvex Corp, USA.
1130 Strand One: Dr. R. Thampuran, "Singapore's Nanoscience Initiative", Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore.
Strand Two: Dr. G. Bachmann, “Nanotech Activities in Germany and the EC”, VDI, Germany.
1200 Strand One: Del Stark, "Nanotechnology in the UK", Institute of Nanotechnology, UK.
Strand Two: Mr. W. N. Wu, “The Venture-backed Nanotech Start-up: Perspectives from an Entrepreneur turned VC”, Managing Director, Alameda Ventures, USA.
1400 Dr. M. Roco. "The Vision and Strategy of U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative" Senior Advisor, National Science Foundation, USA.
1430 Prof. M.K. Wu, "National Initiative on Nano Science and Technology in Taiwan", Vice Chairman, National Science Council, Taiwan.
1500 Dr. T. Nakahara, "Frontier nano-technology for the next generation diamond industry", Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
1530 Afternoon Tea
Strand One – Nanotechnology in Australia And Europe
Strand Two – Nanotechnology Investment & Nanotechnology in Tawain
1600 Strand One: Dr V. Braach-Maksvytis, “Nanotechnology in Australia” Chair, CSIRO Science Forum Executive Team, Australia.
Strand Two: Ms S. Varga, “Angel Funding for Nano Technology Ventures in the United States” Co-Founder and Chair, Membership Committee; nanoSIG.org
1630 Strand One: Dr M. Werner, "There is Plenty of Room at the Bottom - for Big Business Micro- and Nanotechnology in Europe", Deutsche Bank
Strand Two: Ajay Khurana, "Applications for Nanotechnology in Photonics", General Partner, Ark Venture Partners, LLC, USA.
1700 Strand One: Dr. S. Walker, “Public funding of Nanotechnology Research in Australia - an ARC perspective” Australian Research Council, Australia.
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