Clean Technology 2009

More Than 20 ‘Short Courses’ for Nanotech & Clean Technology Added to the TechConnect World Agenda in Houston, May 3-7

April 13, 2009 12:00 PM US Eastern Timezone

Highly Focused Content & Networking Luncheons with Instructors Enhance the Educational and Business Opportunities at TechConnect World in Houston

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 13 – TechConnect World, in association with the Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI), and the Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI), today announced that it is hosting more than 20 industrial workshops on Sunday, May 3rd from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

Eight scheduled Clean Technology Short Courses will cover topics such as: Renewable Energy, Batteries & Fuel Cells; Water Purification; Nuclear Power Generation; Solar Energy Conversion; Green Building Technologies, and many other topics. The complete schedule of Clean Technology short courses is available at:

Eleven different Nano Industrial Workshops will cover topics that include: Nanotechnology for oil & gas; Nanotechnology for medical diagnostics & treatment; Biomaterials for tissue engineering; and more. The complete schedule of Nano workshops is available at:

And two additional TechConnect Summit workshops are offered to address the commercialization and marketing of complex technological innovations. Anyone interested in attending any of these Short Courses can register online at:

“The Sunday Short Courses enable attendees to dive deeply into specific topics, with highly detailed content, and a full day of networking opportunities with some of the foremost thought-leaders in their respective industries,” said Bart Romanowicz, Executive Director of NSTI. “With more than 2,700 presentations planned from May 3-7, we’re confident that TechConnect World now offers the greatest educational value of any event in the Cleantech, Nanotech and Biotech industries, and the Short Courses add further value for our attendees.”

Members of the media interested in reserving media credentials for TechConnect World can do so by contacting Todd Keefe at

About NSTI:

The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI; advances and integrates nano and other advanced technologies through education, conventions, business publishing, and research services. NSTI produces the annual Nanotechnology conference and trade show, which attracts more than 5,000 industrial, academic, business and governmental attendees from around the word. It is the largest gathering of the nanotechnology industry in the U.S. NSTI was founded in 1997 as a result of the merger between various scientific societies, and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts with offices in California and Switzerland.

About CTSI:

The Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI) is a not-for-profit membership organization with offices in Cambridge Massachusetts, San Francisco California, Detroit Michigan, Geneva Switzerland and Washington DC. CTSI’s mission is to advance the commercialization and global adoption of clean technologies and sustainable industry practices through a community of industry, academic, and government leaders committed to a safer, cleaner and more productive world. For more information, please visit:

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