Past Meetings and Events

Dept of Energy: Joint NSRC Workshop on Nanoparticle Science

A workshop focusing on synthesis, assembly and characterization of nanoparticles at the Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Lab. The purpose of this workshop is to coordinate research and users science efforts at five DOE NSRC centers, identify grand challenges and unique strength that NSRC centers have.

First Sustainable Nanotechnology Organization Conference

The conference program will address the critical aspects of sustainable nanotechnology such as life cycle assessment, green synthesis, green energy, industrial partnership, environmental and biological fate, and the overall sustainability of engineered nanomaterials.

EU-US Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts - A Joint Workshop 2012

The purpose of this second Joint Workshop between the European Union (EU) and the United States (U.S.) is to further promote and deepen the EU-U.S. collaboration on nanosafety research. The aim is also to develop the Communities of Research (CoR) collaboration and to bring them to a new level of activity.

Nano Connect: Promoting Collaboration

A Chicago-area regional event: NANO Connect provides a forum to promote collaboration among educators, industry partners, post-secondary institutions, and government in support of the Illinois Research STEM Pathway and statewide economic development.

DOE Molecular Foundry and NECM 2012 Annual Users Meeting

The Molecular Foundry (TMF) and the National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM), both DOE-funded Nanoscale Research Centers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are pleased to announce their joint 2012 User Meeting on October 4 & 5, 2012. The User Executive Committees will receive and review abstracts from the User community for talks during the event.

Molecular Foundry, LBNL & Oxford Instruments: New Frontiers in Plasma Technology

The workshop will address the latest research and state-of-the art applications in plasma deposition and patterning and is free-of-charge. This 1day event will include seminars, tutorials, networking opportunities and tours with a focus on atomic level control in processing and analysis.

California Nano Industry Network (CalNIN): "Challenges and Opportunities for Businesses Engaged In Nanotechnology"

CalNIN is pleased to announce a workshop to focus on challenges and opportunities for businesses engaged in nanotechnology in California. Workshop participants and attendees will include representatives from the nanotechnology industry, academia, the California government, and the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office.

IEEE Photonics Conference 2012

The IEEE Photonics Conference, previously known as the IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, offers technical presentations by the world’s leading scientists and engineers in the areas of lasers, optoelectronics, optical fiber networks, and associated lightwave technologies and applications.

Public Engagement Through webinar

The NNCO held a webinar on September 20 to provide an open forum to answer questions and hear suggestions related to the National Nanotechnology Initiative’s (NNI) public website, The NNCO accepted public comment and recommendations on potential updates to, improvements on, and opportunities for public engagement through

Dept of Energy: Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) 2012 Users Conference

Current and prospective users of DOE/SC scientific user facilities are encouraged to attend and participate in the technical sessions and facility discussions. The conference features technical programming of interest to researchers in nanoscience integration and related areas.