Past Meetings and Events

NanoDays at George Mason University

The NNI and the Children's Science Center are hosting a FREE NanoDays event at George Mason University in Vienna, VA.

2013 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

Annual meeting and exhibition of the Materials Research Society.

NanoDays 2013

NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future. NanoDays events are organized by participants in the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) and take place at over 200 science museums, research centers, and universities across the country from Puerto Rico to Hawaii.

NIST's 2013 International Conference on Frontiers of Characterization and Metrology for Nanoelectronics

This conference, the ninth in the series, will focus on the frontiers and innovation in characterization and metrology of nanoelectronics.

2013 Mid-Atlantic Advanced SBIR/STTR Workshop

This advanced SBIR / STTR workshop presents strategic advice to current and prospective phase I award recipients to better position themselves for successful Phase II and Phase III opportunities. Hear from industry experts, learn about the new rules in SBIR/STTR, develop strategies to secure sole source contracts, and insights into effective collaboration partnerships.

Discover Engineering Family Day

Discover Engineering Family Day is a fun-filled day designed to introduce students 4 to 12 to the wonder of engineering and the importance of technological literacy. It attracts thousands of people and kicks off National Engineers Week activities in the national capital area.

nano tech 2013

Japan's annual "nano tech" is the world's largest nanotechnology exhibition, hosting more than 50,000 attendees next year. For more information on participating in the U.S. Pavilion, please visit

IEEE INEC Conference

The 5th IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC) will focus on Sustainable Nanoelectronics.

Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) Workshop on the Interplay of Experiment, Theory, and Computation

The Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) is a new, multi-stakeholder effort to develop an infrastructure to accelerate advanced materials discovery and deployment in the United States. The goal of this workshop is to identify critical areas of materials science and engineering research that stand to benefit from the MGI, with emphasis on state-of-the-art computational approaches.

Converging Knowledge and Technologies for Societal Benefit

WTEC workshop based on a study focusing on converging processes in knowledge creation and innovation cycle considering the main science and engineering platforms, from foundational tools to human scale, Earth scale and governance level. The study has been conducted with expert input from a wide variety of disciplines, technologies and areas of relevance in the United States and abroad.