Clean Technology 2009

Cleantech Full Program

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For conference at a glance broken down by day:

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Session List

 

Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
10:00 Coffee Break - Main Foyer
10:30 Clean Coal: State of the Industry Panel
10:30 Solar: Advanced Photovoltaics - 1
10:30 Marine, Tidal, Hydro Energy
10:30 Energy Storage - 1: Lockheed Martin Symposium
10:30 Water: Market Opportunities
10:30 Green Building: Policy & Finance
10:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. & International Cap & Trade
11:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. & International Cap & Trade
10:30 TechConnect: IP Track - Overview of Clean & Nano IP Landscape
11:00 TechConnect: IP Track - IP Licensing Strategies & Transactions - Creating real value from your technology portfolio
1:30 Clean Coal: Technology & Finance
1:30 Solar: Advanced Photovoltaics, Structures and Devices
1:30 Wind Energy
1:30 Water: Applications
1:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to Business
1:30 Green Building: LEED Sustainable Building
1:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Updates on Emission Politics in the United States
1:30 CTSI Special Symposium - Commercial Cleantech Innovation
1:30 TechConnect: IP Track - Navigating the IP waters: practice and possibilities in the EU & the US
3:30 CTSI Special Symposium - Commercial Cleantech Innovation
4:00 Clean Coal: Technology & Company Showcase
4:00 Wind Energy
4:00 Geothermal - State of the Industry
4:00 Water: Industrial Water Treatment Applications
4:00 Green Building: Energy Production & Conservation
4:00 Clean & Sustainable Initiatives & Case Studies
4:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: Government Funding Opportunities
3:00 TechConnect: IP Track, License Your Portfolio - Surviving Due Diligence
4:00 TechConnect: Funding Track - Consortium Funding
4:00 TechConnect: Early Stage Funding in Lean Times
5:00 CTSI Special Symposium - Executives Roundtable Discussion
6:15 Welcome Reception - TechConnect World: Nanotech, Cleantech, TechConnect: Sponsored by Jackson Walker
 

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
10:00 Nanotech & Cleantech Expo Open: Coffee Break: Poster Set-Up
10:00 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade Commission
10:30 Nanotech for Oil & Gas
11:00 Natural Gas: A Bridge, Enabler and A Destination - Vision
10:30 Bio Energy: Novel Technologies & Projects
10:30 Solar: Technology to Business Review
11:00 Geothermal
11:00 Water: Treatment & Distribution
10:30 Energy Storage Technology
11:00 Green Building: USGBC - Energy Efficiency for Independence
10:30 Sustainable Industries & Communities
11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: The Effect of the Global Credit Crisis on Carbon Markets and Clean Tech Investment
10:30 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
10:30 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
12:30 Clean & Sustainable Strategies & Case Studies
 LUNCH (Available for purchase in Expo Hall)
1:30 Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
1:30 Natural Gas: A Bridge, Enabler and A Destination - Implementation
1:30 Nuclear Energy
1:30 Bio Energy - Novel Technologies & Projects
1:00 Solar: High Efficiency PV - 1: Lockheed Martin Symposium
1:30 Water: Technologies & Wastewater
1:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to Business
1:30 Energy Storage Technology
1:30 Green Building: Building Systems, Materials & Construction - 1
1:30 Sustainable Industries & Communities
1:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Opportunities and Risks for Clean Tech Companies in Carbon Markets
1:30 TechConnect IP: Advanced Materials
1:30 TechConnect IP: Biotech & Medical
1:30 TechConnect IP: Electronics & Microsystems
1:30 TechConnect IP: Energy & Efficiency
2:30 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade Commission
2:45 Carbon and Clean Technology: GHG Management & Tracking
3:30 Natural Gas: A Bridge, Enabler and A Destination - Policy & Market
3:00 Bio Energy - Company Showcase
3:00 Energy Storage - 2: Lockheed Martin Symposium
4:00 Solar: High Tech for Solar
3:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to Business
4:00 POSTERS
4:30 Solar: Case Studies & Company Profiles
3:00 TechConnect IP: Advanced Materials
3:00 TechConnect IP: Biotech & Medical
3:00 TechConnect IP: Sensors & Microsystems
3:00 TechConnect IP: Water & Remediation
4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Advanced Materials
4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & Medical
4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Energy & Efficiency
5:00 Nano World Headquarters Reception, serving Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Texas' Oldest Craft Brewery - 5:00 pm, Booth 905
 

Wednesday May 6

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of Energy
10:00 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade Commission
10:00 Nanotech & Cleantech Expo: Coffee Break: Poster Set-Up
10:30 Nuclear Energy: Distributed Nuclear Generation and Innovative Small Reactor Applications
10:30 Solar: Integration & Case Studies
10:30 Remediation & Brownfield Development
10:30 Energy Storage: Fuel Cells
10:30 Green Building: Building Systems, Materials & Construction - 2
10:30 Green Chemistry
10:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Clean Tech Venture Capital
11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: Clean Tech Venture Capital
10:30 TechConnect IP: Advanced Materials
10:30 TechConnect IP: Biotech & Medical
10:30 TechConnect IP: Sensors & Microsystems
10:30 TechConnect IP: Energy & Efficiency
12:00 LUNCH (Available for purchase in Expo Hall)
1:30 How Cleantech Capital Markets are Weathering the Downturn
1:30 Clean & Sustainable Strategies & Case Studies
2:30 Solar: Case Studies & Company Profiles
2:30 Clean Finance & Investment
1:00 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
1:00 TechConnect: Corporate Partnering
1:30 POSTERS
 Solar
 Bio Energy
 Renewables: Wind, Geothermal, Hydro
 Traditional Energy Generation
 Grid & Energy Storage Technology
 Waste & Emissions Management
 Water, Wastewater & Remediation
 Green Building: Building Systems & Construction
 Green Chemistry
 Clean Transportation
 Novel Clean Energy Case Studies & Initiatives
3:00 Solar: High Efficiency PV - 2: Lockheed Martin Symposium
3:00 Smart Grid: Lockheed Martin Symposium
3:00 TechConnect Venture: Advanced Materials
3:00 TechConnect Venture: Biotech & Medical
3:00 TechConnect Venture: Water, Environment & Efficiency
3:30 Nuclear Energy: Hybrid Energy Systems: Designing Efficient Nuclear-Fossil/Renewable Applications
3:30 Green Computing
3:30 Hydrogen - Storage and Technology
3:30 Waste & Emissions Management
3:30 Green Chemistry
3:30 Clean Transportation
3:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Carbon Trading - View from the Floor (to be announced)
5:00 TechConnect Venture: Sensors & Systems
5:00 TechConnect IP: Pharma & Drugs
5:00 TechConnect Venture: Solar
 

Thursday May 7

 

Program

 

Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)
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10:00 Coffee Break - Main FoyerFoyer
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10:30 Clean Coal: State of the Industry PanelRoom 320 CF
 Session chair: Michael J. Nasi, Jackson Walker
10:30 Responsible Energy Planning for the Century
M. Nasi, Jackson Walker L.L.P., US (bio)
10:45 Clean Coal: The State of the Industry
J. Dauenhauer, Clean Coal Technology Foundation of Texas, US
11:15 Sequestration Essentials for Clean Coal Technology
J. Kipper, Bureau of Economic Geology, Univesity of Texas, US
11:45 Clean Coal Incentives and Policy Update
M. Nasi, Jackson Walker L.L.P., US
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10:30 Solar: Advanced Photovoltaics - 1Room 310 CF
 Session chair: Loucas Tsakalakos, GE, US
10:30 Advanced PV Introduction
H. Schmidt, Rice University, US
10:55 Heteroepitaxy of III/V semconductor nanowire on silicon for novel solar cell applications
D. Wang, UC San Diego, US (bio)
11:20 Large area optimized thin film nano solar cells on metal sheets
M. Toivola, T. Peltola, K. Miettunen, J. Halme, K. Aitola, P.D. Lund, Helsinki University of Technology, FI
11:40 Novel 3-D Nanostructure Arrays for Energy Conversion
R. Wind, D. Routkevitch, Synkera Technologies Inc, US
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10:30 Marine, Tidal, Hydro EnergyRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Roy Kornbluh, SRI International, US
10:30 Ocean Wave Power Harvesting
R. Kornbluh, SRI International, US
11:00 Fiber Resin Composite Bearings in Wave Energy Converter
M.R. Kim, A.E. Ankeny, GGB Bearing Technology, US
11:20 Investment in Water Conservation Technologies for Power Generation: A Real Options Approach
J. Rice, P. Chen, P. Adriaens, Ross School of Business, US
11:40 Water Resources for Energy Generation in Charleston S.C. Harbor
J.C. Sutton, E.C. Marshall, JC Oil and Gas Consultants, US
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10:30 Energy Storage - 1: Lockheed Martin SymposiumRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Koeunyi Bae, Lockheed Martin, US
10:30 Towards Novel Nano-Constructs: Novel Materials and Assembly for the Next Generation of Rechargeable Batteries
C. Yilmaz, M. Trahan, T. Kim, S. Somu, A. Busnaina, Y.J. Jung, S. Mukerjee, Northeastern University, US
10:45 A 3-D Nanobattery System With Individually-wired Nano-electrodes For Enhanced Performance
D. Teeters, P. Johnson, The University of Tulsa, US
11:00 (CANCELED) Low Loss Mechanical Flywheel Battery
W. Higdon, J. Kaliszewski, M. Powel, EES Holdings, US
11:15 Proton Conducting Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (PC-SOFC) for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
C. Kjolseth, P. Vestre, Protia AS, NO
11:30 A Solid State, Rechargeable Lithiu-Air Battery
B. Kumar, J. Kumar, University of Dayton, US
11:45 HIGH PERFORMANCE ANODE MATERIALS FOR LITHIUM ION BATTERIES
H-L. Zhang, D. Morse, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
12:00 Polyelectrolytes for fuel cells and Lithium polymer batteries
G. Maier, M. Gross, R. Gaertner, M.O. Hunt, Polymaterials AG, DE
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10:30 Water: Market OpportunitiesRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Nitin Parekh, PARC
10:30 Water Technology Market Opportunities: Megatrends, Drivers, and Emerging Solutions
J.E. Zuback, Global Water Advisors, President, US (bio)
11:00 Infrastructure and the Environment – Current Events
M. LeChevallier, Innovation & Environmental Stewardship American Water, US
11:30 Venture Capitalist's perspective on investing in the water space
K. Sanchez Real, Flywheel Ventures, US
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10:30 Green Building: Policy & FinanceRoom 320 BE
 Session chair: George Elvin, Green Tech Forum, US
10:30 Green Building - Overview
G. Elvin, Green Tech Forum, US (bio)
11:00 (CANCELED) Green – Why and How to Jump on the Speeding Band-Wagon
S. Vassallo, Foundation Capital, US
11:20 Federal Policy Changes to Advance Energy Efficiency
D. Wooley, Energy Foundation, US
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10:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. & International Cap & TradeRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Lisa Hodes, Greenburg Traurig & Patti Glaza, CTSI
10:30 Carbon Markets from A to Z
E. Zelljadt, Point Carbon, US
11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. Cap & Trade
L. Epifani, Van Ness Feldman, US
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11:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: U.S. & International Cap & TradeRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Lisa Hodes, Greenburg Traurig & Patti Glaza, CTSI
- K.O. Kristiansen, Point Carbon, US
- R. Adcock, Camco, US (bio)
- A. Totty, British Embasssy, UK
- L. Epifani, Van Ness Feldman, US
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10:30 TechConnect: IP Track - Overview of Clean & Nano IP LandscapeRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: John Lazarus, Foley & Lardner
- Overview of Clean & Nano IP Landscape Track
L. Radomsky, Foley & Lardner LLP, US (bio)
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11:00 TechConnect: IP Track - IP Licensing Strategies & Transactions - Creating real value from your technology portfolioRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: John Lazarus, Foley & Lardner
- Your technology portfolio is in place and the government incentives are now available, but the question remains – how best to maximize the value of your IP portfolio? This panel will include discussion on moving innovative ideas into the marketplace, balancing the costs of creation within the confines of limited budgets, and a sector analysis from Foley & Lardner's Cleantech Energy Patent Landscape report.  
J. Lazarus, Foley & Lardner LLP, US (bio)
- E. LeFevre, Foley & Lardner LLP, US (bio)
- C. Ives, Boston College, US (bio)
- P. Watson, Redlen Technologies, US
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1:30 Clean Coal: Technology & FinanceRoom 320 CF
 Session chair: Jay Kipper, University of Texas, US
1:30 Clean Coal - Overview
J. Kipper, University of Texas at Austin, US
1:50 Gasification for the next generation
P. Glova, Zero Emission Energy Plants (ZEEP), US (bio)
2:20 Today’s Clean and Efficient Coal Power and Next Generation Technologies
S. Wu, Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd., US
2:55 Clean Coal Technology through Supercritical Coal-fired Plant and CCS R&D in Japan
M. Atsuta, Hitachi America, Ltd., US
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1:30 Solar: Advanced Photovoltaics, Structures and DevicesRoom 310 CF
 Session chair: Howard Schmidt, Rice University, US
1:30 Parallel Integrated Solar Cell Circuits for Split Solar Spectrum Light Source
Y. Li, F. Shi, Texas A&M University, US
1:50 High efficient dye-sensitized solar cell based on morphology controlled carbon nanotube electrode
S. Das, S. Hwang, V. Verma, T. Kim, J. Huang, M. Jeon, D. Lee, W. Choi, Florida International University, US
2:10 Multi-quantum well multi-junction space solar cells
A. Freundlich, A. Alemu, University of Houston, US (bio)
2:30 Thin film solar cell based on microcrystalline nanostructure silicon grown in low temperature condition
Y.B. Chung, J.S. Lim, J.K. Kim, N.M. Hwang, H. Kim, Y.J. Park, Seoul National University, KR
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1:30 Wind EnergyRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Daniel Laird, Sandia National Lab, US
1:30 Wind Energy - Technology Overview
D. Laird, Sandia National Lab, US (bio)
1:55 Wind Energy - Industry Overview
D. Dreessen, Battery Ventures, US (bio)
2:20 Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospects - Why It May Be Our Best Near-Term Option for Energy, Security, and Carbon Reduction
D. Birx, University of Houston, US
2:45 The Winds of Change- The Formation of The Wind Alliance
J.D. White, The Wind Alliance, University of Houston, US (bio)
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1:30 Water: ApplicationsRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Armin Völkel, PARC, US
1:30 Water and Biofuel Production- Issues and Opportunities
A. Michaels, Proteus Environmental Technologies, LLC, US
2:00 Disruptive Technology for Industrial Separations
M. Lean, PARC, US
2:30 Detection of Adsorbates on Nanoparticle Surfaces during Water Remediation
S.A. Hooker, E. Mansfield, M. Stewart, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
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1:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to BusinessRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Wade Adams, Rice University, US and Sivaram Arepalli, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
1:30 Building the Smart Grid
A. Carvallo, Austin Energy, US
1:50 Demand Response: A “Green” Approach to Addressing Capacity-Transmission Constraints While Empowering Customers
F. Hoss, Capgemini, US
2:10 Innovative Technologies in Demand Response: Delivering Increased Value for Utilities, Grid Operators, and Electricity Consumers
G. Dixon, S. Harper, D. Clement, EnerNOC Inc, US
2:30 Business Case Development for Smart Power Programs
A.J. Roehr, Capgemini, US
2:50 Accelerating Change in the Power Grid Infrastructure
S. Toteda, Dust Networks, Inc., US
1:30 Green Building: LEED Sustainable BuildingRoom 320 BE
 Session chair: George Elvin, Green Tech Forum, US
1:30 Greening Your Existing Building: The Ins and Outs of LEED EB Certification
A. Lehr, Kirksey, US
1:50 Sustainable Facility Solutions beyond LEED
D. von Below, J. Ostafi, Flad Architects, US
2:10 Analytical Tools for LEED
V.V. Potnis, Green Building Services, Inc, US
2:30 Houston USGBC Case Studies
D. Mills, HOK, US
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1:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Updates on Emission Politics in the United StatesRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Lisa Hodes, Greenberg Traurig LLP
1:30 Updates on Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiatives in the U.S.
L. Hodes, E. Varanini, Green Traurig, LLP, US (bio)
2:30 Bringing Carbon Issues to the Board Room
M. Meehan, Carbonetworks, CA
2:50 The Legal Aspects of the Carbon Markets
G. Casas, Greenberg Traurig, US
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1:30 CTSI Special Symposium - Commercial Cleantech InnovationRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Matthew Nordan, Lux Resarch & Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
1:30 State of Cleantech Commercialization
M. Nordan, Lux Research, US
1:45 Altela
N. Godshall, Altela, CEO, US (bio)
2:05 Serious Materials
S. Vaughan, Serious Materials, CMO, US (bio)
2:25 Advent Solar
P. Green, Advent Solar, CEO, US (bio)
2:45 (CANCELED) FTL Solar
T. Saxton, FTL Solar, CEO, US
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1:30 TechConnect: IP Track - Navigating the IP waters: practice and possibilities in the EU & the USRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: Christian Kallinger, European Patent Office, DE
- Cleantech & Nanotech at the EPO
V. Veefkind, S. Angelucci, A. Merkt, T. Maxisch, C. Kallinger, European Patent Office, The Hague, NL
- Nanotech patenting in EuropeR. Harrison, 24IP Law Group, DE
- Cleantech/Nanotech Patenting in the USS.J. Hultquist, Intellectual Property/Technology Law, Chapel Hill, US
- Cleantech IP in BusinessTBA, TBA, US
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3:30 CTSI Special Symposium - Commercial Cleantech InnovationRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
3:30 BrightSource Energy
C. Ricker, Brightsource Energy, Sr. V.P., US
3:50 Great Point Energy
B. Preston, Great Point Energy, Executive Vice President, US (bio)
4:10 Tendril Networks Inc.
A. Tuck, Tendril, CEO, US (bio)
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4:00 Clean Coal: Technology & Company ShowcaseRoom 320 CF
 Session chair: Jay Kipper, University of Texas, US
4:00 Alkane Energy - Applied Carbon Mitigation Technology
C. Davies, Alkane Energy plc, UK
4:20 Commercialization of Oxy-Coal Combustion Clean Power Technology
KJ. McCauley, Babcock & Wilcox, US
4:40 New Large-Scale Cost-Effective Minerologic Carbon Sequestration with beneficial reuse
K. Self, Calera Corporation, US
5:00 SynCoal Technology Economically Reduces Emissions While Optimizing Existing Generating Capacity
I. Mintzer, R. Sheldon, SynCoal Partners LLC, US
5:20 Protecting the Globe and the Economy Through Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
M.J. Nasi, Jackson Walker L.L.P., US
5:40 Chemical Looping for Economical, Capture-Ready Coal Plants
D. Waters, Eltron Research and Development, Inc., US
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4:00 Wind EnergyRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Daniel Laird, Sandia National Lab, US
4:00 Performance of CDM-supported Wind Power Projects
N. Chokani, S. Grassi, G. Kocer, G. Mavridis, R.S. Abhari, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH
4:20 Large Improvements in Wind Resource Utilization Using Quad Array Turbines
E. Salter, Greenward Technologies, Inc., US
4:40 Offshore Wind: Global and US Outlook
S. Kopits, Douglas-Westwood LLC, US
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4:00 Geothermal - State of the IndustryRoom 350 AB
 Session chair: Richard Erdlac, Erdlac Energy Consulting, US
4:00 Expanding Worldwide Geothermal Power Production - The case for geothermal energy from sedimentary basins
R.J. Erdlac Jr., Erdlac Energy Consulting, US (bio)
4:20 Geothermal and Recovered Energy Generation (REG) using ORMAT(r) Energy Converters (OEC)
J. Nordquist, Ormat, US (bio)
4:40 Hybrid Thermodynamic Cycles for Geothermal to Solar Thermal Applications
M. Gurin, reXorce Thermionics, Inc., US (bio)
5:00 Profitably Converting Geopressured-Geothermal Reservoirs into Renewable Energy Systems
G.S. Nitschke, Good Earth Mechanics, US (bio)
5:20 Geothermal Exploration with Visible through Long Wave Infrared Imaging Spectrometers
C. Wright, SpecTIR, US
5:40 Geothermal Power from Dry Wells
E.E. Michaelides, A. Davis, University of Texas at San Antonio, US
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4:00 Water: Industrial Water Treatment ApplicationsRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Armin Völkel, PARC, US
4:00 Future Trends: Reducing Your Water Footprint
B. Holt, GE Power & Water, US (bio)
4:30 Cleaning Water for Oil & Gas Wells
D. Themy, Neohydro, US
5:00 Waste water is gold under our feet
U. Studer, Rabtherm AG, CH
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4:00 Green Building: Energy Production & ConservationRoom 320 BE
 Session chair: George Elvin, Green Tech Forum, US
4:00 Tailored nanoscaled TiO2 dispersions for photocatalytic applications
S. Pilotek, F. Tabellion, K. Gossmann, Buhler Inc., US
4:20 Influence of pigments on the photoactivity of TiO2-containing colored mortars compared with white mortars and sol-gel TiO2 application route
M.V. Diamanti, B. Del Curto, M. Ormellese, MP. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
4:40 Waste Heat Recovery Power Generation with WOWGen®
M. Romero, WOW Energies, US
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4:00 Clean & Sustainable Initiatives & Case StudiesRoom 350 F
 Session chair: Shyam Venkatesh, NICDP - National Industrial Cluster Development Program of Saudi Arabia
4:00 Running the World on Renewables via Hydrogen and Ammonia Transmission Pipelines with Annual-scale Firming Storage
W.C. Leighty, The Leighty Foundation, US
4:20 (CANCELED) EcoVision : A Cooperative Resource Management Solution
R. Maddox, EcoVision Solution, AU
4:40 Agriculture Green House Gas (GHG) Soil Sequestering Standard Development
G. Delong, Novecta, US
5:00 Paradigm Shift: Moving Beyond Carbon Neutral to Carbon Healthy
B. McGann, TRIRIGA, US
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4:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: Government Funding OpportunitiesRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Lisa Hodes, Greenberg Traurig LLP
4:00 Financing Foreign Carbon & Cleantech Projects
C.S. O'Connor, Export-Import Bank, US
4:30 Avenues and Opportunities for Governmental Cleantech Funding
B. Noble, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, US
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3:00 TechConnect: IP Track, License Your Portfolio - Surviving Due DiligenceRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: Leon Radomsky, Foley & Lardner
- Foley's panel on surviving due diligence will include a discussion of determining whether to license and, if so, provide best practices for a company to do so, key concerns and considerations for investors, critical policies and procedures, and understanding the people aspect of due diligence and strengthening vital relationships needed to move forward.
L. Radomsky, Foley & Lardner, US
- P. Hunter, Foley & Lardner, US (bio)
- D. Boudreaux, NanoHoldings LLC, US (bio)
- T. Haag, Arrowhead Reasearch Corporation, US (bio)
- L. Erceg, Simbol Mining Corp., US (bio)
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4:00 TechConnect: Funding Track - Consortium FundingRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Skip Rung, ONAMI, Oregon State University, Keith Ritala, University of Washington
- F. Agee, Rice University, US
- L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
- S. Smith, Lockheed Martin, US
- A. Schwarzkopf, National Science Foundation, US
- J. Ringo, Washington State University, US
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4:00 TechConnect: Early Stage Funding in Lean TimesRoom 370 AD
 Session chair: Goodwin Procter LLP, US
- Panelists will discuss what CEO's of early stage cleantech, nanotech and energy companies should be doing to enhance their funding prospects, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property protection.
W.R. Haulbrook, Goodwin Procter LLP, US
- B.M. Segal, Nantero, Lockheed Martin Nanosystems, US
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5:00 CTSI Special Symposium - Executives Roundtable DiscussionRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
- N. Godshall, Altela, CEO, US
- S. Vaughan, Serious Materials, CMO, US
- P. Green, Advent Solar, CEO, US
- T. Saxton, FTL Solar, CEO, US
- C. Ricker, Brightsouce Energy, Sr. V.P., US
- G.C. Evans, GreenHunter, CEO, US
- A. Perlman, Great Point Energy, CEO, US
- A. Tuck, Tendril, CEO, US
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6:15 Welcome Reception - TechConnect World: Nanotech, Cleantech, TechConnect: Sponsored by Jackson WalkerFoyer
 

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US (bio)
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continental’s Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU (bio)
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10:00 Nanotech & Cleantech Expo Open: Coffee Break: Poster Set-UpExpo Hall
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10:00 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade CommissionExpo Hall
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10:30 Nanotech for Oil & GasRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Sean Murphy, Advanced Energy Consortium, University of Texas, US
10:30 Global Energy – Build Bridges, Not Walls
S.W. Tinker, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, President, US
11:00 Introduction to the Advanced Energy Consortium
J. Kipper, Advanced Energy Consortium, University of Texas, US (bio)
11:15 Oil & Gas Exploration & Production Technology Today
R. Hornbrook, BP, US (bio)
11:30 Oil & Gas Industry Problems for Nano-Technologies
J. Ullo, Schlumberger-Doll, US
11:45 Nanotechnology solutions and issues, Assessment
H. Schmidt, AEC & Research Fellow, Rice University, US
12:00 Current Research Portfolio, Additional Funding Opportunities 2009
S. Murphy, Advanced Energy Consortium, University of Texas, US
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11:00 Natural Gas: A Bridge, Enabler and A Destination - VisionRoom 320 CF
 Session chair: David Carroll, Gas Technology Institute, US
- Broad Energy FrameworkD. Paul, USC Energy Institute, US
- Natural Gas ResourcesV. Kuuskra, Advanced Resources International, Inc., US
- Natural Gas Technology & SupplyM. Ming, RPSEA, US
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10:30 Bio Energy: Novel Technologies & ProjectsRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Michael Nasi, Jackson Walker, US
10:30 State and Federal Policy Update
M. Nasi, Jackson Walker L.L.P., US
10:50 State of the Art of Biofuel Technologies
A.D. Propp, Merrick & Company, US
11:10 Biodiesel: Update for United States
J. Hewitt, National Biodiesel Board, US
11:30 The Case for Sustainable Biodiesel Certification
J. Plowman, Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, US
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10:30 Solar: Technology to Business ReviewRoom 310 CF
 Session chair: Howard Schmidt, Rice University, US
10:30 General Electric - Solar
L. Tsakalakos, General Electric Research Center, US (bio)
10:50 Applied Materials - Solar
B. Swezey, Applied Materials, US (bio)
11:10 Heliovolt Solar Overview
BJ. Stanbery, Heliovolt, US
11:30 Sempra Generation: Effectively Developing Clean, Renewable Solar Power
M.W. Allman, Sempra Generation, US
11:50 A new world for solar: downturn and government intervention-driven market evolution
N. Demirdoven, McKinsey & Company, US
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11:00 GeothermalRoom 350 F
 Session chair: Richard Erdlac, Erdlac Energy Consulting, US
11:00 An Untapped Sustainable Energy Source
G. Thompson, P. Geo, Sierra Geothermal Power Corp, CA
11:20 Applications of Seismic Geophysical Techniques to the Exploration and Development of Geothermal Resources
J. Hild, J. Pfeiffer, S. Hodges, Zapata Inc., US
11:40 Geothermal Exploration with Visible through Long Wave Infrared Imaging Spectrometers
G.J. Scherer, D.N. Riley, W.A. Peppin, D.M. Tratt, C. Wright, K.L. Jones, The Aerospace Corporation, US
12:00 Diamond-Hardfaced TiC/Ti Composite for Submersible Pump Bearings in Geothermal Systems
O.A. Voronov, B.H. Kear, Diamond Materials Inc., US
12:20 Factory vs. Field Construction: Packaged Energy Plant Solutions
H. Dickey, Turbine Air Systems, US
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11:00 Water: Treatment & DistributionRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Robert Renner, Water Research Foundation, US
11:00 Water Treatment & Distribution Introduction
R. Renner, Water Research Foundation, US
11:10 Sustainable Desalination of Fresh Water
R.L. Stover, Energy Recovery Inc, US
11:30 AltelaRain Produced Water Treatment & Re-use
N.A. Godshall, M.J. Bruff, Altela Inc., US
11:50 Using Secuirty Monitoring Tool to Improve Operation of the Water Distribution System
D. Kroll, Hach Company, US
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10:30 Energy Storage TechnologyRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Bill Tumas, Los Alamos National Lab, US
10:30 Challenges in Energy Storage at Multiple Scales
W. Tumas, Los Alamos National Lab, US (bio)
10:50 Using Storage-based Power Systems to smooth Wind Farm Ramping
M.D. Breen, C. Coe, C. Such, Xtreme Power, US
11:10 Think Outside the Battery: Improving Efficiency without Recreating the Wheel
R. Slavens, Active Power, Inc., US
11:30 Portable Hydrogen Generation using Carbon Cryogel-Ammonia Borane Nanocomposites
S. Sepehri, B. Batalla Garcia, K. Park, G. Cao, A.H. Brothers, Mainstream Engineering Corporation, US
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11:00 Green Building: USGBC - Energy Efficiency for IndependenceRoom 320 BE
 Session chair: Keith Reihl, USGBC, US
- A. Tullos, Green Building Services, Inc, US (bio)
- J. Henry, SHW Group, US (bio)
- J. Hendricks, Kirksey, US (bio)
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10:30 Sustainable Industries & CommunitiesRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: Will Sarni, DOMANI, US
10:30 Sustainability Programs - Port of Houston Authority
A.A. Hinds, Port of Houston Authority, US (bio)
10:50 HP Corporate Environmental Stategies
J. Frey, Hewlett Packard, US (bio)
11:10 Leveraging IT Energy On Society
M. Monroe, Sun Microsystems, US (bio)
11:30 Sustainable Case Studies - Cisco/Domain
W. Sami, V. Clark, Domani and Cisco Systems, US (bio)
11:50 Promoting Sustainable Environmental Stewardship in the Federal Government
J. Lopez, Office of the Federal Environmental Executive, US
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11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: The Effect of the Global Credit Crisis on Carbon Markets and Clean Tech InvestmentRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Andrew Heckler, Workhouse, US
- A. Smith, Barclays Capital, US
- C. Hieb, Pacific Crest Securities, US
- J. Small, GHG Partners, US
- W. Hogarth, Sequoia Capital, US
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10:30 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30 (CANCELED) BASF - TechConnect Partnering
M. Mielke, BASF, US
10:50 BP - TechConnect Partnering
I. Dairanieh, BP, US (bio)
11:10 Genzyme - TechConnect Partnering
B. Pratt, Genzyme, US
11:30 Medtronic - TechConnect Partnering
S. Audet, Medtronic, US
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10:30 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Keith Ritala, University of Washington, US
10:30 GlaxoSmithKline - TechConnect Partnering
T. Porter, GlaxoSmithKline, US
10:50 Merck - TechConnect Partnering
Y. Weiss, Merck, US
11:10 Applied Materials - TechConnect Partnering
A. Kamannavar, Applied Materials, US
11:30 Lockheed Martin - TechConnect Partnering
B. Pietras, Lockheed Martin, US
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12:30 Clean & Sustainable Strategies & Case StudiesExpo Hall Theater
12:30 Strategically Securing and Protecting Intellectual Property in the Renewable and Emission Technology Space
T. Smith, R. Lord, Osha Liang LLP, US
12:45 Patent Pollution: Clearing the Patent Landscape and Protecting Innovation
D.K.S. Cornwell, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., US
1:00 Clean Energy Collaborations
P. Landen, C. Jordan, Baker Botts LLP, US
1:15 Protecting Green Technology and Green Brands: Strategies for Getting Your Eco-Patents and Eco-Marks Through the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
E.L. Lane, Luce Forward / Green Patent Blog, US
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LUNCH (Available for purchase in Expo Hall)Expo Hall
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1:30 Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & GasRoom 370 CF
 Session chair: Sean Murphy, Advanced Energy Consortium, University of Texas, US
1:30 Near Borehole Condition Sensing
D.P. Neikirk, University of Texas, US
1:50 Chemotactic Micro/Nanobots: Applications in Advanced Oil Recovery
A. Sen, Pennsylvania State University, US
2:10 Mathematical Modeling of Nanoparticles in Porous Media
F. Javadpour, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas, US
2:30 Stabilization, Mobility & Propulsion of SWNTs in Oil Reservoir Environments
M. Pasquali, Rice University, US
2:50 Graphene Membranes as Micro- and Nano-Pressure Sensors
R.S. Ruoff, University of Texas, US
3:10 Nanobots - Stage One Sensors for Oilfield Exploration
J.M. Tour, Rice University, US
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1:30 Natural Gas: A Bridge, Enabler and A Destination - ImplementationRoom 320 CF
 Session chair: Mike Ming, RPSEA, US
- Natural Gas Development & Environmental Trade-offsR.C. Haut, Houston Advanced Research Center, US
- Consumer & Industrial ApplicationsD. Peeples, AGL Resources, US
- Wellhead to Burner Tip Technologies & SystemsD. Carroll, Gas Technology Group, US (bio)
- Understanding and Mitigating Natural Gas Price VolatilityM. Foss, Texas Bureau of Economic Geology, US
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1:30 Nuclear EnergyRoom 350 F
 Session chair: Paul Genoa, Nuclear Energy Institute
1:30 Small Power Cells Based on Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENRS) - a New Type of “Green” Nuclear Energy
G.H. Miley X. Yang, H. Leon, H. Hora, University of Illinois, US
1:50 Hyperion Power Generation: Energy to Save the World
J.R. Grizz Deal, Hyperion Power Generation, US
2:10 Production of Synfuels from CO2 and Nuclear Power – a “Win-Win” Clean Technology
K.R. Schultz, A.S. Shenoy, General Atomics, US (bio)
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1:30 Bio Energy - Novel Technologies & ProjectsRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Jeff Plowman, Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, US
1:30 A Value Chain and Life Cycle Assessment Approach to Identify Technological Innovation Opportunities in Algae Biodiesel
R. Levine, A. Oberlin, P. Adriaens, University of Michigan, US
1:50 Hydrocarbon production via biomass pyrolysis and hydrodeoxygenation
P. Steele, S. Gajjela, F. Yu, G. Gresham, Mississippi State University, US
2:10 Novel Biodiesel Technology can retrofit conventional plants to use feeds with up to 100% FFA
R. Wolff, Enhanced Bio Fuels, US
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1:00 Solar: High Efficiency PV - 1: Lockheed Martin SymposiumRoom 310 CF
 Session chair: Suraj Rawal, Lockheed Martin, US
1:00 The Inverted Metamorphic Multi-Junction Solar Cell
P.R. Sharps, A. Cornfeld, B. Cho, J. Diaz, M. Stan, T. Varghese, Emcore Corporation, US
1:15 New Concepts for Manufacturing High Efficiency Flexible Solar Cells
S. Menezes, InterPhases Solar, Inc., US
1:30 A manufacturable low cost route to high efficiency Cu(ZnSn)S thin film solar cells fabrication on flexible substrates
I.O. Oladeji, C.R. Nelson, Sisom Thin Films LLC, US
1:45 RAPDAR™ Roll-out and Passively Deployed Array - High Efficiency Solar Array
R. Barret, R. Taylor, Composite Technology Development, Inc., US
2:00 Philips Applied Technologies - Innovation: High Efficiency PV Conversion
J. Downes, A. van der Pol, Philips Applied Technologies, US
2:15 Manufacturing of High-Efficiency Bi-facial Tandem Solar Cells
E.J. Tobin, S.J. Wojtczuk, E.D. Gagnon, R.G. Little, Spire Semiconductor, US
2:30 Stion Corp.: Novel Materials for High Efficiency Terrestrial and Extra-Terrestrial Photovoltaics
H. Lee, R. Wieting, Stion Corporation, US
2:45 Lightweight, High-Efficiency Solar Cell Sheets Using Epitaxial Liftoff
R. Chan, C. Youtsey, G. Hillier, D. McCallum, N. Pan, MicroLink Devices, US
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1:30 Water: Technologies & WastewaterRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Robert Renner, Water Research Foundation, US
1:30 Water Technology & Wastewater Introduction
R. Renner, Water Research Foundation, US
1:40 Using Gold to Enhance Palladium Catalytic Activity for Trichloroethene Reductive Dechlorination
Y.-L. Fang, P.J.J. Alvarez, J.T. Miller, M.S. Wong, Rice University, US
2:00 Innovations in Energy Efficient Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems:
L.L. Behrends, ReCiprocating Water Technologies LLC, US
2:20 Enviroquip Membrane Bioreactor Systems – Novel Wastewater Treatment Process for Enhanced Nutrient Removal
K. Zhang, C. Lewis, M. Swanson, A. Ball, Enviroquip, US
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1:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to BusinessRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Wade Adams, Rice University, US and Sivaram Arepalli, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
1:30 The Distributed Energy Grid - The Smalley Vision
W. Adams, Rice University, US (bio)
1:40 Smart Grid Introduction and Concept of and Path to TX Smart Grid
M. Holloway, CCET, US (bio)
2:00 Concept of and Path to Houston Smart Grid
B. Perlman, Vector Solutions, US (bio)
2:20 Electricity transmission grid upgrades: Some economic considerations
P. Hartley, James A. Baker Institute, Rice University, US (bio)
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1:30 Energy Storage TechnologyRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Bill Tumas, Los Alamos National Lab, US
1:30 A Novel Architecture for Micro Fuel Cells
S. Moghaddam, E. Pengwang, K. Lin, R.I. Masel, M.A. Shannon, UIUC, US (bio)
1:50 High lithium ion storage capacity of CO annealed titania nanotube arrays
D. Liu, Y. Zhang, G. Cao, University of Washington, US
2:10 Promoting the activity of LiFePO4 (olivine) cathode of Li-ion battery by supramolecular complexes with single walled carbon nanotubes
L. Kavan, I. Exnar, M. Graetzel, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, CZ
2:30 (CANCELED) Nickel oxide hollow nano-fiber electrodes for electrochemical capacitors
S. Machida, H. Tsutsumi, Yamaguchi University, JP
2:50 Phase Stabilized and Enhanced PtCu3/C oxygen reduction electrocatalysts via Au galvanic displacement
Z. Liu, D. Huang, S. Koh, C. Yu, K.L. More, L.F. Allard Jr., P. Strasser, University of Houston, US
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1:30 Green Building: Building Systems, Materials & Construction - 1Room 320 BE
 Session chair: George Elvin, Green Tech Forum, US
1:30 State of the Industry and the Future of LED Lighting
E. Rose, J. Carlos Perez, C. Crane Company, US
1:50 New Insulation Technology for the 21st Century
S. Morgan, R. Smith, R. Cormier, Proactive Technology, US
2:10 “It’s the energy, stupid”
B. Tinianov, Serious Materials, US
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1:30 Sustainable Industries & CommunitiesRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: Kimihiko Iwamura, Tipping Point Ventures, LLC, US
1:30 Energy Efficiency: The Consumer is the Strategic Driver
W.A. Maull Jr., M. Steiner, Vergent Energy, US
1:50 Clean Energy Capital - Austin Texas
Jose Beceiro, Austin Chamber of Commerce, US
2:10 Manager’s Sustainable Risk and Opportunities Readiness Forum
B. Wellens, MWH, US
2:30 Emerging Technologies likely to Impact Commercial Building’s Energy Efficiency
S.L. Pearson, K.M. Closson, Nerac, US
2:50 Sustainability Best Practices for Energy & Efficiency
D. Sharplin, Site Controls, US
3:10 Reducing Industrial Energy Costs and Consumption
B. Zak, Powerit Solutions, US (bio)
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1:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Opportunities and Risks for Clean Tech Companies in Carbon MarketsRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Michael Holman: Lux Research, US
- W. Tokash, Carbon Opportunity Group, US
- A. Varma, Sustainable Ventures, US
- R. Lack, Element Markets, US
- S. Wood, SC Americas, US
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1:30 TechConnect IP: Advanced MaterialsExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Brian Johnston, Eastman Kodak, US
1:30 Electrochromic Smart Windows
P. Shelby, University of Washington, US
1:40 Switchable Solvents and Surfactants
L. Phan, Queen’s University - PARTEQ Innovations, CA
1:50 Low Emission Styrene Resins
P. Caldwell, Drexel University, US
2:00 Low cost nano-powders gas-detonation/electro-pulse manufacturing technology and equipment.
I. Rybalchenko, National Aerospace University “KhAI”, UA
2:10 Technology of Obtaining Oxide Nanopowders with task-oriented modified surfaces
I. Danilenko, STCU, UA
2:20 Reflow-compatible antireflection coating for next-generation wafer-level optics
Z. Gemici, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
2:30 Rapid synthesis of super–hydrophilic coatings for anti-fogging and self-cleaning surfaces.
A. Tricoli, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
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1:30 TechConnect IP: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Bruce Pratt, Genzyme, US
1:30 Method of Tissue repair
A. Johnston, CSIRO, AU
1:40 Active Bandage
F. Voss, Danfoss Ventures A/S, DK
1:50 One-step, fast and easy point-of-care assay format for small analytes
T. Pulli, VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland, FI
2:00 Nitric oxide-producing hydrogels and polymers
B. Phillips, Rice University, US
2:10 Device and Method for Transfecting Cells for Therapeutic Use
Y. Choi, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, US
2:20 Phage BioCatalysis
A. Johnston, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, AU
2:30 Safer retinal disorder diagnosis with a handheld camera with direct digital output
M. Hoelling, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
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1:30 TechConnect IP: Electronics & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Dan Watkins, DFJ Mercury, US
1:30 Gate Insulator Material for Low Voltage Printed Electronics
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
1:40 Three dimensional Microbattery
L. Loev, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., IL
1:50 ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLED CATALYTIC NANOWIRE GROWTH
A. Dorn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
2:00 PRODUCTION OF MULTILAYER MICROCOMPONENTS BY THE SACRIFICIAL THICK LAYER METHOD
J. Chartier, Université de Bordeaux, FR
2:20 Improved Conducting and Luminescent Polymers
E. Canetti, Yissum, Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL
2:30 Creation of Light and / or Surface Plasmons with Heated Metallic Films; Photonic Crystal
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
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1:30 TechConnect IP: Energy & EfficiencyExpo Hall TechConnect Room D
 Session chair: Leon Radomsky, Foley & Lardner LLP
1:30 Solar-Powered Refrigeration System
M. Ewert, NASA - JSC, US
1:40 Low-platinum (Electro)catalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction
K. Elcess, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
1:50 A lower cost new nano-structured cathode material for sodium/lithium-ion batteries
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
2:00 Fast, Efficient, Small Scale Conversion of Biomass to Syngas
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
2:10 Graphene Compositions and Drilling Fluids Therefrom
D. James, Rice University, US
2:20 ShowerPower TM
F. Voss, Danfoss Ventures A/S, DK
2:30 Nanowire based Transparent Conductive films
L. Loev, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., IL
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2:30 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade CommissionExpo Hall
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2:45 Carbon and Clean Technology: GHG Management & TrackingRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Wes Goldstein, Hobbs & Towne, Inc, US
- M. Meehan, Carbonetworks, CA
- P. Morgan, Equilibrium Solutions, US
- K. Ivanic, World Energy, US
- S. Wood, SC Americas, US
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3:30 Natural Gas: A Bridge, Enabler and A Destination - Policy & MarketRoom 320 CF
 Session chair: Mike Ming, RPSEA, US
- Natural Gas MarketsR. Lowman, American Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), US
- Capital Markets & Traditional EnergiesD. McDermott, Altira Group LLC, US (bio)
- Federal Energy PolicyM.A. Kenderdine, MITEI, US (bio)
- Natural Gas Vehicles of AmericaR. Kolodziej, Natural Gas Vehicles of America, US
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3:00 Bio Energy - Company ShowcaseExpo Hall Theater
 Session chair: Jeff Plowman, Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, US
3:00 Baseline Practices for Sustainability for the Biodiesel Industry
J. Plowman, Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, US
3:15 The Solarmagnatron BioMass reactor
J.D. Ericsson, BioMarine Fuels inc, US
3:30 A New Era of Renewable Power – Small Scale Biomass Electricity through Gasifier to Internal Combustion Engine
C. Mui, Nexterra Energy Corp, CA
3:45 Waste Solutions Ltd Company Profile
S. Connaughton, B. Chapman, N. Clarke, Waste Soultions Ltd, NZ
4:00 Energy-Optimized Crops: A Key to Low-Cost Biofuels
B.W. Ferguson, Edenspace Systems Corporation, US
4:15 CatLiq- A second generation technology for liquid bio fuels
S.B. Iversen, A. Rudolf, G. Olofsson, M.O. Nielsen, SCF Technologies A/S, DK
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3:00 Energy Storage - 2: Lockheed Martin SymposiumRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Vince Teofilo, Lockheed Martin, US
3:00 A123Systems - Smart Grid Ready Storage
C. Vartanian, A123Systems, US
3:15 (CANCELED) Firefly Microcell Foam Battery Technology
K. Kelley, Firefly Energy, Inc., US
3:30 Innovative Fabrication of High Energy Cathode Materials and Integrated, On-board Power Solutions
J.R. Pitts, E. Dayalan, A. J. Manning, I. Oladeji, C. Nelson, Planar Energy Devices, US
3:45 The PowerWrapper Supercapacitor as an Integrated Structural Component
T. Simmons, R. Wahi, C. Galande, S. Mehta, R. Miller, Paper Battery Company, US
4:00 High Power and Energy Density Supercapacitors Based on Conductive Polymers
P.J. Kinlen, S. Viswanathan, J.-H. Young, Y.-G. Kim, J. Mbugua, J. Simpson, W.-S. Shih, M. Stroder, K. Edwards, H.-L. Nguyen, Crosslink, US
4:15 Philips Applied Technologies - Innovation - Energy Storage
J. Downes, A. Rankers, Philips Applied Technologies, US
4:30 Ultra-High Energy Density Lithium/Air and Lithium/Water Batteries
S.J. Visco, E. Nimon, M-Y. Chu, L. De Jonghe, PolyPlus Battery Company, US
4:45 Large-format, Prismatic Lithium Ion SuperPolymer Batteries
G. DasGupta, G. DasGupta, CA
5:00 Ultra-high Capacity Anode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries
B.Z. Jang, A. Zhamu, Nanotek Instruments, Inc., US
5:15 The VPS Cycle: Utility-Scale Power Storage via Liquid Air Production
D. Vandor, J. Dockter, Expansion Energy LLC, US
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4:00 Solar: High Tech for SolarRoom 310 CF
 Session chair: Mike Nasi, Jackson Walker, US
- S. Snyder, Texas High Tech for Solar Coalition, Jackson Walker, US
- E. Yates, Solar Alliance, US
- S. Taylor, Applied Materials, US (bio)
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3:30 Smart Grid: Technologies to BusinessRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Wade Adams, Rice University, US and Sivaram Arepalli, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
3:30 Storage Technologies for a Smart Grid
R. Hebner, University of Texas at Austin, US (bio)
3:50 High Temperature Superconductivity and the Smart Grid
A.J. Jacobson, University of Houston, US (bio)
4:10 Armchair Quantum Wire
W. Adams, Rice University, US
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall
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4:30 Solar: Case Studies & Company ProfilesExpo Hall Theater
 Session chair: Tony Maull, Vergent Energy, US
4:30 Choosing Your Solar Integrator Wisely… Why All Solar Installations are not Equal
A. McCalla, Meridian Solar, US
4:45 Best Practices: Large Commercial Solar Installations
J. Laggner, ThinkSolar, US
5:00 Solar 101 for Business:  A Cost/Benefit Analysis
C. Overmiller, Texas Solar Power, US
5:15 Ignite Solar
P. Mathey, Ignite Solar, US
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3:00 TechConnect IP: Advanced MaterialsExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Mark Mielke, BASF, US
3:00 Gas and Liquid Separation using Nanostructured Polymer Membranes
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
3:10 Advanced Functional Nylon Fibers
E. Canetti, Yissum, Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL
3:20 PolyPower®
F. Voss, Danfoss Ventures A/S, DK
3:30 Photostrip: An Eco-Friendly Paint Removal Technology
S. Ghosh, U.T. Arlington, US
3:40 Wood Adhesives Containing Reinforced Additives for Structural Engineering Products
S. Wang, University of Tennessee, US
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3:00 TechConnect IP: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Yael Weiss, Merck, US
3:00 On-Chip Synthesis of Biomolecules
S. Marcus, Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., IL
3:10 Clean process for organic added-value compounds separation
M. Gourde, Universite Laval, CA
3:20 Compositions and methods for polynucleotide extraction and methylation detection
V. Bailey, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, US
3:30 Bacteria extract elicitors, extraction process, composition including extract and method to induce the plant defense responses
M. Ritter dos Santos, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul -PUCRS, BR
3:40 Nanostructures for biomarker selection and identification by MS
R. Meagley, ONE Nanotechnologies, LLC, US
3:50 Electrodeposition of Sol-Gel Films
E. Canetti, Yissum, Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL
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3:00 TechConnect IP: Sensors & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Thijs Viegers, Philips Applied Technologies, US
3:00 Memristors for Pattern Recognition
B. Mouttet, George Mason University, US
3:10 Direct Writing of Freeform 3D Microstructures
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
3:20 Classification of features based on MLP neuro-networks
R. Reitzer, University of Jyvaskyla, FI
3:30 A novel nanocavity sensor for ultrasensitive, label-free biomolecular detection
C. Ives, Boston College, US
3:40 Magnetic Lithography
S. Marcus, Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., IL
3:50 Janus Particle-based Biosensors
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates, US
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3:00 TechConnect IP: Water & RemediationExpo Hall TechConnect Room D
 Session chair: Dan Watkins, DFJ Mercury, US
3:00 In Situ Mercury Treatment Process
K. Elcess, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
3:10 A PROCESS FOR WASTEWATER REMEDIATION
G. Botte, Ohio Univeristy, US
3:20 A Simple Method to Detect Water Impurities
P. Caldwell, Drexel University, US
3:30 Method for microbe & enzyme discovery
A. Johnston, CSIRO, AU
3:40 Cost-reduced Wastewater and Drinking Water Treatment through Partial Nitrification and Faster Monitoring of Process Optimization and Bacterial Content Using Gene Expression
J. Aloise, Columbia University, US
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4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Advanced MaterialsExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Dan Watkins, DFJ Mercury, US
4:30 Nanofiber A/S
J. Damsgaard, Science Ventures Denmark, DK
4:40 Zikon Inc.
A. Fries, Zikon Inc., US
4:50 GoNano Technologies, Inc
T. Kinkeade, GoNano Technologies, Inc, US
5:00 Opalux Inc.
P. Chan, Opalux Inc., CA
5:10 TurboBeads Llc.
R. Grass, TurboBeads Llc., CH
5:20 Vorbeck Materials Corp.
J. Lettow, Vorbeck Materials Corp., US
5:30 NaugaNeedles LLC
M. Yazdanpanah, NaugaNeedles LLC, US
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4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Sarah Audet, Medtronic, US
4:30 Parabon NanoLabs, Inc.
P. Armentrout, Parabon NanoLabs, Inc., US
4:40 DiscoveryBioMed, Inc.
E. Schwiebert, DiscoveryBioMed, Inc., US
4:50 NanoVector, Inc
A. Bender, NanoVector, Inc, US
5:00 BioMatrix Research Corporation
T. Yaguchi, Japan Technology Group, US
5:10 Parsortix, Inc.
G. Evans, Parsortix, Inc., US
5:20 Cambridge Biomagnetics Ltd
T. MitreliaS, Cambridge Biomagnetics Ltd, UK
5:30 Impel NeuroPharma
M. Hite, Impel NeuroPharma, US
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4:30 TechConnect Ventures: Energy & EfficiencyExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
4:30 Varentec
A. Dillon, Varentec, US
4:40 BioEnergy Planet Inc.
L. Kopeikina, BioEnergy Planet Inc., US
4:50 Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc.
B. Spencer, Hawaii Oceanic Technology, Inc., US
5:00 Poseidon Energy, Inc.
D. Gray, Poseidon Energy, Inc., US
5:10 ExRo Technologies Inc.
K. Struble, ExRo Technologies Inc., US
5:20 NTS Energie- und Transportsysteme GmbH
G. Lutsch, NTS Energie- und Transportsysteme GmbH, DE
5:30 Gas Technology Institute
T. Smith, Gas Technology Institute, US
5:40 ClearValue, Inc.
R. Haase, ClearValue, Inc., US
5:50 Marine Renewable Energy
D. Richardson, Technology From Ideas, IE
6:00 Paper Battery Co.
M. Shreefal, Paper Battery Co., US
6:10 CFX Battery
R. Yazami, CFX Battery, FR
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5:00 Nano World Headquarters Reception, serving Saint Arnold Brewing Company, Texas' Oldest Craft Brewery - 5:00 pm, Booth 905Expo Hall
 

Wednesday May 6

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:00 Energy in the 21st Century: Muir, Patton, and Gandhi
R. James Woolsey, VantagePoint Venture Partners, US (bio)
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8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of EnergyTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
- D. Beneby, Exelon, President, Exelon Power, US (bio)
- M. Kapner, Austin Energy, US (bio)
- C. Frasier, Shell, VP Americas, US (bio)
- M. Simmons, Simmons & Company, US (bio)
- J. Renaud, GE Ecomagination, US (bio)
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10:00 TechConnect Marketplace - Expo Hall: Coffee Break Sponsored by Italian Trade CommissionExpo Hall
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10:00 Nanotech & Cleantech Expo: Coffee Break: Poster Set-UpExpo Hall
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10:30 Nuclear Energy: Distributed Nuclear Generation and Innovative Small Reactor ApplicationsRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Paul Genoa, Nuclear Energy Institute, US
10:30 NuScale Power: Small really is Beautiful
P. Lorenzini, NuScale Power, US
10:50 Bring on the HEAT
J. Deal, Hyperion Power Generation, US
11:10  A carbon free future with Nuclear Power and Hydrogen Energy Carriers
M.G. Anness, Westinghouse Electric Company, US
11:30 Small Reactors – A Host Community Perspective
J. Roots, Galena AK Representative, US (bio)
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10:30 Solar: Integration & Case StudiesRoom 310 CF
 Session chair: Loucas Tsakalakos, GE, US
10:30 Johnson Space Center’s Solar and Wind-based Renewable Energy System
A. Vasquez, M. Ewert, J. Rowlands, K. Post, NASA Johnson Space Center, US
10:50 Enriched methane production by solar steam reformer: process evaluation
M. De Falco, L. Marrelli, A. Giaconia, P. Tarquini, University of Rome “La Sapienza”, IT
11:10 Interconnecting to the Distribution Grid -- the Big Opportunity for the Next Five Years
C. Lewis, GreenVolts, US
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10:30 Remediation & Brownfield DevelopmentRoom 320 CF
 Session chair: Peter Adriaens, University of Michigan, US
10:30 Restoration of the Lower Don Lands: a Case Study in Brownfields Redevelopment
T. Dekker, LimnoTech, Inc., US (bio)
11:00 Removal of Heavy Metals From Aqueous Solutions with Calcium Alginate Beads
T. Luna-Pineda, O. Perales-Pérez, F. Román-Velázquez, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, PR
11:20 Natural Attenuation of Hydrocarbon Polluted Soils in Mexico
L.C. Fernández-Linares, N.G. Rojas-Avelizapa, T. Roldán-Carrillo, M. Islas-Ramírez, Instituto Politecnico Nacional UPIBI, MX
11:40 Uncertainty-Based Risk Classification and Scaling for Remedial Decision-Making
M.Y. Li, A.M. Michalak, P. Adriaens, University of Michigan, US
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10:30 Energy Storage: Fuel CellsRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Robert C. Shaddox, Winstead PC
10:30 Energy-efficient electrochemical CO2 capture from the atmosphere
M.D. Eisaman, D.E. Schwartz, S. Amic, D. Larner, J. Zesch, K. Littau, Palo Alto Research Center, US
10:50 A Novel Anode Electrode for Direct Borohydride Fuel Cell
K.-J. Kim, R. Bernas, G.H. Miley, N. Luo, X. Yang, University of Illinois, US
11:10 A Computational Study to Overcome Mass Transfer Limit in Microfluidic Fuel Cell
T. Wilburn, D. Zhou, California State Univeristy, Sacramento, US
11:30 Nanoengineering of a New Generation Proton Exchange Membrane for Micro Fuel Cells
S. Moghaddam, R. Masel, M. Shannon, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
11:50 High Permeance Composite Membranes for Hydrogen Separation
O. Polyakov, B. Lutz, D. Routkevitch, Synkera Technologies Inc., US
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10:30 Green Building: Building Systems, Materials & Construction - 2Room 320 BE
 Session chair: Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative/Millenium Water Alliance, US
10:30 Optimizing HVAC Energy Efficiency Performance by Innovative Technologies
D. Xin, Bes-Tech, US
10:50 Introduction to Ultra High Performance HVAC Software
B. Erpelding, Optimum Energy, US
11:10 Renewable Energy Air Conditioning @ Traditional A/C Price
R. Bacchus, Efficiency PowerPlants, US
11:30 Smartcool Systems: Providing Smart Solutions for Energy Efficiency
A. Stanfield, Smartcool Systems USA Inc., US
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10:30 Green ChemistryRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: Richard Engler, U.S Environmental Protection Agency, US
10:30 Green Chemistry Overview
R. Engler, Environmental Protection Agency, US
10:40 Green Chemistry. Blue Planet. Black Bottom Line
P. Anastas, Yale University, US (bio)
11:00 Degradation of Phenol in Waste Water Using Alcohol-Free Enzyme Encapsulated Silica Aerogel
S. Sani, S.L. Lee, M.N. Mohd Muhid, H. Hamdan, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, MY
11:20 Sustainable Chemicals from Renewable Feedstocks
C. Schilling, Genomatica, US
11:40 Use of different natural Extracts from Tropical plants as Green Inhibitors for Metals
W. Bogaerts, T. Vuthi, L.Q. Hung, N.N. Phong, R. Addul, University of Leuven, BE
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10:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Clean Tech Venture CapitalRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
10:30 Clean Tech Investment Trends
R. Gittings, Price Waterhouse Cooper - Moneytree, US
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11:00 Carbon and Clean Technology: Clean Tech Venture CapitalRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Rob Gittings, Price Waterhouse Cooper Moneytree, US
- R. Gittings, Price Waterhouse Cooper - Moneytree, US
- M. Trevithick, Venrock Partners, US
- R. Toker, Sindicatum Carbon Technology, US
- S. McBee, McBee Strategic Consultin, US
- K. Jansen, Expansion Capital, US
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10:30 TechConnect IP: Advanced MaterialsExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Steve Hahn, Dow, US
10:30 Surface modification of powders by plasma at ambient temperature and pressure.
M. Hoelling, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
10:40 Copper Nanoparticles for Ink-Jet Printing
E. Canetti, Yissum, Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL
10:50 Color-Changing and Color-Tunable Photonic Crystal Fiber Textiles
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
11:00 Fully silica-coated magnetic iron oxide particles and synthesis method thereof
B. Guo, Texas A&M University, US
11:10 Growth of Carbon and Boron Nitride Nanotubes via Selective Induction Heating of Catalytic Nanoparticles
A. Vasenkov, CFD Research Corporation, US
11:20 Novel Metal Nanowire/Polymer Composites for EMI Shielding and Methods of Making Such Composites
G. Gelves, University of Alberta, CA
11:30 Invisible writing method based on lithography of luminescent materials, relevant reading method and anti-counterfeiting marking system
F. Flora, ENEA, IT
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10:30 TechConnect IP: Biotech & MedicalExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Sarah Audet, Medtronic, US
10:30 Visual Cortical Implant
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
10:40 Hyperspectral Imaging with DLP© Technology
S. Ghosh, U.T. Arlington, US
10:50 A Hybrid Microfluidic Device for Active Control of Drug Delivery
D. Morrison, McMaster Univeristy, CA
11:00 Microtiters with integrated electronics for high-throughput single-cell manipulation and analysis
M. Bocchi, Mindseeds Laboratories, IT
11:10 A Miniaturized Wireless Dermal Patch for Position-independent, Non-invasive Fetal Monitoring
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
11:20 Neural Nanoprobes for Electrical Recording and Stimulation
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
11:30 Micromachined, hydrogel-driven, glucose-sensitive valve for microfluidic control of insulin delivery.
J. Hofmeister, University of Minnesota, US
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10:30 TechConnect IP: Sensors & MicrosystemsExpo Hall TechConnect Room C
 Session chair: Thomas Mele, Applied Materials, US
10:30 Superconducting Double Side Acoustical Transducer (ScoDoSaTr)
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
10:40 A Magnetic Sensor for a Nano-Microscope (MaSNaMSc)
R. Sklyar, Independent researcher, UA
10:50 Piezo-pinch - next generation piezoresistive sensors
M. Kuhn, University of Geneva, CH
11:00 System For Impulse input of commands, control arguments and data
A. Zwart, VBT Innovations Inc., CA
11:10 High Resolution and Low Cost Refractometer
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
11:20 Photonic Crystal (PC) Waveguide based Micro-Pressure Sensors
J. Bindra, The University of Western Ontario/C4, CA
11:30 Improved miniaturization of microfluidic systems by ultrasonic levitation
M. Dorrestijn, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
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10:30 TechConnect IP: Energy & EfficiencyExpo Hall TechConnect Room D
 Session chair: Shyam Venkatesh, NICDP - National Industrial Cluster Development Program of Saudi Arabia
10:30 Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaics with Nanopillared Electrodes
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates, US
10:40 Electrostatic printing of functional toner materials
R. Detig, Electrox, US
10:50 Solar Cells Arrangement
S. Marcus, Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., IL
11:00 A New Technology for Solar Hydrogen Generation
C. Ives, Boston College, US
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12:00 LUNCH (Available for purchase in Expo Hall)Expo Hall
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1:30 How Cleantech Capital Markets are Weathering the DownturnRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Michael Kanellos, Greentech Media
- N. Kaufman, Ardour Capital Investments, LLC, US (bio)
- N. Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
- P. Seegopaul, Pangea Ventures, US
- W. Bokhari, Cleantech Circle, US
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1:30 Clean & Sustainable Strategies & Case StudiesExpo Hall Theater
 Session chair: Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative/Millenium Water Alliance, US
1:30 Policy Evaluation for Combined Heat & Power in Texas and Region
R. Herweck, D. Bullock, Texas Combined Heat & Power Initiative, US
1:45 Taking the Politics Out of Green
R.D. Priddy, GDF SUEZ Energy NA, US
2:00 Green Ocean Competitive Strategies
S. Sheehan, motum b2b, CA
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2:30 Solar: Case Studies & Company ProfilesExpo Hall Theater
 Session chair: Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative/Millenium Water Alliance, US
2:30 Solar thermal combined heat and power system
S.P. Weaver, Cool Energy, Inc., US
2:45 A Solar-Driven System for Industrial Dehumidification and Steam Generation
J. Maxwell, M. D’Antonio, E.T. Henkel, V. Rigos, K. May, K. Creamer, ERS, US
3:00 (CANCELED) Understanding the different technologies and applications for solar energy
M. Moore, SCHOTT North America, Inc., US
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2:30 Clean Finance & InvestmentRoom 320 AD
 Session chair: Neil Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
2:30 Energy Activities in the Department of Defense
M. Merzig, Booz Allen Hamilton, US
2:50 Federal Funding for Renewable Energy Projects
K. Carnes, TechVision21, US
3:10 Best Practices: Creating a New Asset Class for Distributed Solar Energy Generation
W. Lee, SunEdison, US
3:30 The Role of Venture Capital and Start-ups in Clean Technology
W. Coleman, Mohr Davidow Ventures, US
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1:00 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room A
 Session chair: Matthias Kuhn, University of Geneva, CH
1:00 Lockheed Martin - TechConnect Partnering
L. Porter, Lockheed Martin, US
1:20 Eastman Kodak - TechConnect Partnering
B. Johnston, Eastman Kodak, US
1:40 Honda - TechConnect Partnering
N. Sugimoto, Honda, US
2:00 Philips - TechConnect Partnering
J. Downes, Philips, US
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1:00 TechConnect: Corporate PartneringExpo Hall TechConnect Room B
 Session chair: Michael Perham, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
1:00 Samsung - TechConnect Partnering
B. Byun, Samsung, US
1:20 Dow Chemical - TechConnect Partnering
S. Hahn, Dow Chemical, US
1:40 Omron - TechConnect Partnering
D. Uchida, Omron, US
2:00 Sanyo - TechConnect Partnering
S. Tanimoto, Sanyo, US
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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
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SolarExpo Hall
- Evaluation of I-V characteristics of ordered mesoporous TiO2 electrode for dye sensitized solar cells
A. Vats, R. Shende, J. Puszynski, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, US
- Monolithic Tandem Organic Photovoltaic Cell Utilizing Transparent Carbon Nanotube Interlayer
K. Mielczarek, S. Tanaka, R. Ovalle Robles, A. Kuznetsov, B. Wang, D. Hsu, R.H. Baughman, A. Zakhidov, University Of Texas At Dallas, US
- Conversion of Solar energy into Electrical and Mechanical Energy using Carbon Nanotubes
B. Panchapakesan, University of Louisville, US
- Improved photocurrents in hybrid solar cells: suppression of recombination reaction in the presence of SWNT
W. Lee, R.S. Mane, S-K. Min, S-H. Han, Hanyang University, KR
- Molybdenum Metal Nanoparticle Inks for Enabling Low Cost PV Manufacturing
P.B. Laxton, Y. Li, D.M. Roundhill, Applied Nanotech, Inc., US
- DFT calculations of IR and Raman spectra of Ru(bpy)2(CN)2 complex
B.F. Minaev, V.A. Minaeva, H. Agren, M. Girtu, Bogdan Khmelnitskij national University, UA
- Quantum Tunneling Design for Efficient Carrier Collection in p-i-n III-V Quantum-Confined Solar Cells
A. Alemu, C. Karunaratne, G. Radhakrishnan, A. Freundlich, University of Houston, US
- Material Aspects of Hydrogen Production by Photocatalytic Water Splitting
M. Willert-Porada, S. Bouazza, D. Leykam, Z. Pajkic, University of Bayreuth, DE
- Design and Analysis of a New Energy Harvesting Device Based on Knudsen Effect
P. Zhang, R. Du, The Chinese University of HongKong, CN
- Technical and Economical Analysis of Photovoltaic Pumping Systems with V Type Concentrators in Irrigation System to Productive Chains
J.M. Bione, N. Fraidenraich, O.C. Vilela, Universidade de Pernambuco - Escola Politécnica, BR
- An Integrated Microsystem for Environmental Sensing Powered by Energy Scavenging
P. Obiomon, A. Holland, S. Hunt, Prairie View A&M University, US
- Measured and predicted performance of a micro-thermophotovoltaic device with a heat-recirculating micro-emitter
J.H. Park, J.S. So, H.J. Moon, O.C. Kwon, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
- Solar Texas 2010: Genuinely profitable solar power towers built with local industry
J. Kinross-Wright, Consultant, US
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Bio EnergyExpo Hall
- Stochastic Modeling of the Biodiesel Production Process
S. Abbasi, U. Diwekar, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
- Reburning of Cattle Biomass with Coals for Emissions Control
H. Oh, K. Annamalai, J.M. Sweeten, Texas A&M University, US
- Thermochemical Water Splitting
M. Willert-Porada, T. Gerdes, J. Thiessen, University of Bayreuth, DE
- Improvement of Hydrogen Production by Immobilized Rhodopseudomonas palustris CGA009 Using Reverse Micelles as Microreactor
A. Singh, K. Misra, Rice University, US
- A review: Comprehensive comparison of corn-based and cellulosic-based ethanol as biofuel sources
F. Hoover, J. Abraham, University of St. Thomas, US
- Natural Solutions to Energy Sustainability through Common Botanical Application
P.G. Korth, President Sustainable Technology Systems, Inc., US
- Thermodynamic Performance and Carbon Emissions from the Simultaneous Production of Cooling, Heating and Electrical Power from a Single Biofuel
J.A.R. Parise, F.C. Pruzaesky, G.F. Dorregaray, J.V.C. Vargas, Pontiícia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, BR
- Operating Conditions of Binary Mixtures of Biomass Wastes in Spouted Bed Contactors for Using Energy
M.J. San José, S. Alvarez, L.B. López, I. Garcia, Universidad del Pais Vasco, ES
- Renewable Energy Strategies for non-RPS States
B. Hill, S. Fleming, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
- Innovation tools in the Industrial Biotechnology
L. Goenka, Dolcera, IN
- Natural Solutions to Energy Sustainability through Common Botanical Application
P.G. Korth, Water Assurance Technology Energy Resources, US
- Strategic Guidance Tool for Evaluation of Biomass Technologies
V.M. Sharma, Ingenious Inc, US
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Renewables: Wind, Geothermal, HydroExpo Hall
- Design and Analysis of a Small-Scale Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine
J.P. Abraha, G. Mowry, R. Erickson, University of St. Thomas, US
- New Technique for Identifying Optimal Generating Units Parameters
S.F. Abdel Samed, Helwan University, EG
- Hydroelectric Technologies and Geographical Prospects in Louisiana
R. Langlois, I. Leevongwat, P. Rastgoufard, University of New Orleans, US
- A Study of Water Generated Electric Turbines
J. Sutton, JC Oil and Gas Consultants, LLC, US
- The Business Of Geothemal Power: From Conventional To Unconventional…‘Sedimentary Basins’
R.J. Erdlac Jr., Erdlac Energy Consulting, US
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Traditional Energy GenerationExpo Hall
- Carbon Nanotube Based Deuterium Ion Source for Improved Neutron Generators
R.L. Fink, N. Jiang, L. Thuesen, K.N. Leung, A.J. Antolak, Applied Nanotech, Inc., US
- Direct Oil Detection - Solution to Energy Crisis
T. Khan, S. Khan, Nonlinear Seismic Imaging Inc., US
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Grid & Energy Storage TechnologyExpo Hall
- Role of Pressure Fluctuation in Hydrogen-Induced Amorphization for Hydrogen Storage Materials
M. Katagiri, H. Onodera, National Institute for Materials Science, JP
- Computational Modeling of Pressure-Composition-Temperature Curves for Hydrogen Storage Materials
V. Tserolas, M. Katagiri, National Institute for Materials Science, JP
- Structural Changes and Formation Energy Study in BCC Type Hydrogen Storage Materials
Y. Tanaka, M. Katagiri, H. Onodera, H. Ogawa, National Institute for Material Science, JP
- SMES MRI Device – Alternative for Ecological Energy Storage
S. Molokac, L. Grega, P. Rybar, M. Rybarova, Technical University of Kosiciach, SK
- Fudamentals of Supercapacitors and Applications
V.E. Fortov, A.A. Denshikov, E.E. Son, Joint Institute for High Temperature Rassian Academy of Sciences, RU
- Oxidase and Dehydrogenase-based Glucose Bioanodes for Starch Biofuel Cell Development
M-J Yen, J-Y Wang, K-C Ho, L-C Chen, Department of Bio-Industrial Mechatronics Engineering, National Taiwan University, TW
- Development of high-conductivity aluminum wires using carbon nanotubes coatings
E.C. Diniz, R.H.R. Castro, FEI University Center, BR
- High Capacity Electrodes for Li-ion Cells
R.A. Rojeski, Rojeski Research Engineering and Design, US
- Utility Grid Automation and Risk Management
S.E. McLaughlin, P.D. McDaniel, Penn State University, US
- Highly Efficient and Stable Buckypaper-Based Electrodes for PEM Fuel Cells
W. Zhu, J.P. Zheng, R. Liang, B. Wang, C. Zhang, Florida State University, US
- Running the World on Renewables via Hydrogen Transmission Pipelines with Firming Geologic Storage
W. Leighty, The Leighty Foundation, US
- High-performance bulk nanostructured magnets
C.B. Rong, J.P. Liu, University of Texas at Arlington, US
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Waste & Emissions ManagementExpo Hall
- Characterization of Hydrocarbon Solidification with CIAgent©
J.J. Solomon, T.R. Hanley, Auburn University, US
- Emission Control Technology for Wood Burning Fireplaces
D. Kelly, R. Allred, Clear Skies Unlimited Inc., US
- Mobile thermal unit for PCB destruction
J. René Cornellier, FRALMA Technologies, CA
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Water, Wastewater & RemediationExpo Hall
- A Sonoelectrochemical Synthesis of Nanosized CdS on TiO2 Nanotube-Array for Enhancing Photoelectrochemical Reactivity
C.L. Wang, L. Sun, H. Yun, J. Li, Y.K. Lai, C.J. Lin, Xiamen University, CN
- Catalytic Remediation of Perchloroethylene by Pd-on-Au Nanoparticles
R.J. Smith, M.S. Wong, Rice University, US
- Nanomagnetite used in the purification of arsenic contaminated water
L. Harrison, J.T. Mayo, V. Colvin, Rice University, US
- Effect of surfactant on TiO2/UV mediated heterogeneous photocatalytic degradation of DDT in contaminated water
S. Sinha, N.G. Tapia-Orozco, D.S. Acosta-Ramírez, R. Rodríguez-Vázquez, CINVESTAV, MX
- Influence of Ultrasonic Waves on Escherichia Coli DH5a Genom
M. Olvera, K. Ilangovan, Research Centre for Environmental Quality, ITESM-CEM, MX
- 12 Billion Dollars Annually Expended on Throw away Filters- There is a new technology alternative to this wasteful practice
D. Bromley, Enprotec, CA
- Isolation and Characterization of Benzene Degrading Bacteria from Gasoline Contaminated Water
A. Singh, P. Sar, G. Bennett, Rice University, US
- Enhanced Biodegradation of 2,3,4,5,6-pentachlorocyclohexan-1-ol -- a b-HCH Metabolite -- in the Presence of a and g-HCH Isomers by Pseudomonas aeruginosa ITRC-5
A. Singh, A. Kumar, K. Misra, Rice University, US
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Green Building: Building Systems & ConstructionExpo Hall
- Energy Efficient Strategies for Hot and Humid Climates
D. Mills, HOK, US
- Novel Packaging Designs to Reduce the Energy Consumption of HVAC Air Filters
R. Sothen, B. Tatarchuk, Auburn University, US
- Water Conservation in Cooling Towers Using Controlled Hydrodynamic Cavitation
P. Vella, VRTX Technologies, US
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Green ChemistryExpo Hall
- Synthesis of thermal interface material with high thermal conductivity for high efficacy of LED
C.J. Han, S.H. Yu, S.-J. Hong, Y.S. Kim, J.-I. Han, Korean Electronics Technology Institute, KR
- The SURVISMETER - a Green Technology in Service
M. Singh, S. Bhanumati, S.S. Shukla, A. Shukla, University of Delhi, IN
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Clean TransportationExpo Hall
- IR imaging of soot regeneration on a planar diesel particulate filter
K. Chen, K.S. Martirosyan, D. Luss, University of Houston, US
- microGreen Extended Performance Oil Filter
N. Assion, D. Sahoo, M. Flamenbaum, SOMS Technologies LLC, US
- Expermental Study of Hydrogen in Internal Combustion Engines
B. Albayrak Çeper, E. Berat Birsen, S. Orhan Akansu, N. Kahraman, Erciyes University, TR
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Novel Clean Energy Case Studies & InitiativesExpo Hall
- Methane Gas Recovery & Usage from Coal Mines, LandFills & Oil Refinery Vent Stacks
R.K. Bose, Bose Research & Development Inc, US
- Start of the Department of Energy Science at SKK University, Korea
S. Arepalli, Y. Lee, Sungkyunkwan Univeristy, KR
- Key Success Factors in supporting Clean Tech start-ups: a general framework and an Italian experience
M. Salerno, A. Lambkin, T. Minola, Politecnico di Milano, IT
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3:00 Solar: High Efficiency PV - 2: Lockheed Martin SymposiumRoom 330 AB
 Session chair: Suraj Rawal, Lockheed Martin, US
3:00 High Efficiency and Flexible Nanowire Photovoltaics
J. Czaban, P.K. Mohseni, A. Chia, J. Boulanger, Z. Peng, R.R. LaPierre, McMaster University, CA
3:15 Novel 3-D Nanostructure Arrays for Energy Conversion
R. Wind, D. Routkevitch, Synkera Technologies Inc., US
3:30 HIGH EFFICIENCY THIN-FILM Si/Ge SOLAR CELLS
S.H. Zaidi, K. Khan, Gratings, Inc, US
3:45 Materials Science and Device Architecture for Novel Ferroelectric/Nanostructure-based High-Efficiency Photovoltaic Device
O. Auciello, L.E. Ocola, S. Hong, A. Petford-Long, S. Nakhamanson, Argonne National Laboratory, US
4:00 A low cost roll-to-roll amorphous silicon solar cell manufacturing system using a novel hollow cathode plasma deposition technique
B. Boardman, T. Casserly, D. Upadhyaya, Sub-One Technology, US
4:15 High Efficiency Nanoparticle based Solar Cells : Nanomanufacturing Done Right!
B. Das, R. Chakraborty, Shivam Nanotech LLC, US
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3:00 Smart Grid: Lockheed Martin SymposiumRoom 340 AB
 Session chair: Ken Van Meter, Lockheed Martin, US
3:00 Satcon Micro Grid Solutions
L. Casey, M. Levi, Satcon Technology Corporation, US
3:15 Telcordia Intelligent Network Modeling and Analysis for the Smart Grid
D. Famolari, G. Kiss, S. Leanheart, R. White, Telcordia Technologies Inc, US
3:30 Integrating Energy Efficiency and Demand Response
T. Ait-Laoussine, EnerNOC, US
3:45 A Novel System for Smart Grid Monitoring and Management
A. Desai, H.P. Le, J. Singh, La Trobe University, AT
4:00 Vergent Energy: Energy Efficiency Platform
W.A. Maull, M. Steiner, Vergent Energy, US
4:15 Philips Applied Technologies - Innovation - Smart Grid Technologies
J. Downes, L. James, Philips Applied Technologies, US
4:30 Fast Demand Response
S. Uckun, D. Greene, H. Hindi, B. Preas, Palo Alto Research Center, US
4:45 Advanced SmartGrid Modeling and Simulation using High Performance Computing
S.D. Wix, P.V. Plunkett, Sandia National Laboratories, US
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3:00 TechConnect Venture: Advanced MaterialsRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Mark Mielke, BASF, US
3:00 Angstron Materials LLC
R. Beech, Angstron Materials LLC, US
3:10 EcoArray, Inc.
J. Rogers, EcoArray, Inc., US
3:20 Nanograde LLC
S. Halim, Nanograde LLC, CH
3:30 Cosmas, Inc.
B. Woodfield, Cosmas, Inc., US
3:40 American Insulock, Inc.
J. Borovay, American Insulock, Inc., US
3:50 Solar Kleen Technologies, LLC
S. Keel, Solar Kleen Technologies, LLC, US
4:00 XG Sciences, Inc.
M. Knox, XG Sciences, Inc., US
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3:00 TechConnect Venture: Biotech & MedicalRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures
3:00 azaya therapeutics
D. Holmes, azaya therapeutics, US
3:10 Nanomics BioSciences
M.J. Cunningham, Nanomics BioSciences, US
3:20 Nano Discovery LLC
Q. Huo, Nano Discovery LLC, US
3:30 NAF Technologies LLC
F. Shaikh, NAF Technologies LLC, US
3:40 BPT Pharmaceuticals
L. Foster, BPT Pharmaceuticals, US
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3:00 TechConnect Venture: Water, Environment & EfficiencyRoom 310 CF
 Session chair: George Petracet, Atrium Capital, US
3:00 ClearValue, Inc.
R. Haase, ClearValue, Inc., US
3:10 BeeDance, LLC
M. Dungan, BeeDance, LLC, US
3:20 NuScale Power
P. Lorenzini, NuScale Power, US
3:30 NeoHydro
L. Wiley, NeoHydro, US
3:40 American Hometec, Inc.
S. Luo, American Hometec, Inc., US
3:50 Adaptive-AC, Inc
P. Aronstam, Adaptive-AC, Inc, US
4:00 Fiona Lighting A/S
J. Damsgaard, Energy Invest Fyn A/S, DK
4:10 Clow Water Technology
D. Bromley, Clow Water Technology, US
4:20 IB Technology Group
M. Miller, IB Technology Grou, US
4:30 Nymphea Water
TBA, Nymphea Water, FR
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3:30 Nuclear Energy: Hybrid Energy Systems: Designing Efficient Nuclear-Fossil/Renewable ApplicationsRoom 320 CF
 Session chair: Paul Genoa, Nuclear Energy Institute
3:30 Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Resource Utilization
S. Aumeier, Idaho National Lab, US
3:50 PBMR: High-Temperature Reactor for Near-Term Co-Generation Applications
M.G. Anness, Westinghouse Electric Company, US
4:10 Modular Helium Reactor (MHR) for Process Steam Applications
K. Schultz, General Atomics, US
4:30 A carbon free future with Nuclear Power and Hydrogen Energy Carriers
F. Southworth, AREVA NP Inc., US
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3:30 Green ComputingRoom 350 F
 Session chair: Anand Kamannavan, Applied Ventures LLC, US
3:30 Helping Businesses Today, AMD Delivers on Greener, More Virtual IT
M. Lewis, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., US
3:50 Green Computing: Creating Efficiencies through Datacenter Energy Management
D. Bairat, Nerac, Inc., US
4:10 Design for Recycling of Electronic Devices
C. Boswell, HOBI International, Inc., US
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3:30 Hydrogen - Storage and TechnologyRoom 320 BE
 Session chair: Monika Willert-Porada, University of Bayreuth, DE
3:30 Engineering High Surface Area Catalysts for Clean Tech Applications
D.N. McIlroy, G. Corti, T. Cantrell, M. Beaux, T. Prakash, M.G. Norton, Washington State University, US
3:50 Plasma Torch Process for Hydrogen Production at Small Distributed Stations
G.H. Miley, W.C. Gough, H. Leon, University of Illinois, US
4:10 Silica Nanosprings – A Novel Nanostructured Material for Hydrogen Storage
M.G. Norton, D.N. McIlroy, G. Corti, M.A. Miller, Washington State University, US
4:30 Hydrogen-Steel Compatibility Research at NIST-Boulder
T.A. Siewert, A.J. Slifka, J.D. McColskey, A.N. Lasseigne, N.E. Nanninga, Y. Levi, NIST, US
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3:30 Waste & Emissions ManagementRoom 350 DE
 Session chair: Peter Adriaens, University of Michigan, US
3:30 Emissions Management through Green Infrastructure
C. Clark, Argonne National Laboratory, US (bio)
4:00 Method for Converting Waste Plastic to Hydrocarbon Fuel Materials
M. Sarker, Natural State Research, Inc., US
4:20 Assuming Responsibility for E-Waste Through Recycling: Emerging Issues with Product Stewardship Initiatives
C. Smith, Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation, US
4:40 Waste Management
L. Wong, Waste Mangement, US
5:00 The application of Plasma Gasification to multiple waste streams
D. Prinzing, US Science & Technology, US
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3:30 Green ChemistryRoom 361 BE
 Session chair: Emily Reichert, Warner Babcock Institute, US
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3:30 Clean TransportationRoom 350 AB
 Session chair: Trina Martynowicz, U.S. EPA, US
3:30 Continuously Variable Transmission Technology Driving Efficiency Gains
S. Schaaf, Orbital Traction, Ltd., US
3:50 World’s First Hybrid Tug
S. Hayman, Foss Maritime Company, US
4:10 Technical Analysis of a Dual-Fuel (Hydrogen and Gasoline) Extended Range Electric Vehicle for Component Selection and Design
M. Van Wieringen, R. Pop-Iliev, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, CA
4:30 Nickel-Zinc Batteries – high performance, low cost, clean solution for hybrid vehicles
J. Carcone, PowerGenix, US
4:50 Green Chemistry: Reducing the Impact of Transportation
R. Engler, EPA, US
5:10 Evaluation of Advanced Vehicle Technology Options for Meeting Climate Change Mitigation Goals
S. Lasher, TIAX LLC, US
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3:30 Carbon and Clean Technology: Carbon Trading - View from the Floor (to be announced)Room 320 AD
 Session chair: Craig Enochs, Jackson Walker, US
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5:00 TechConnect Venture: Sensors & SystemsRoom 310 AD
 Session chair: Thomas Mele, Applied Materials, US
5:00 Ball Semiconductor Inc.
A. Ishikawa, Ball Semiconductor Inc., US
5:10 NanoLambda
B. Choi, NanoLambda, US
5:20 Microstaq Inc
R. Kaina, Microstaq Inc, US
5:30 NanoEngineering Corporation
J. Schmitt, NanoEngineering Corporation, US
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5:00 TechConnect IP: Pharma & DrugsRoom 310 BE
 Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
5:00 Bioartifical mucosa: delivery of biomaterials to the skin-percutaneous device interface
A. Peramo, University Michigan, US
5:10 Implantable drug depots with external control of drug release which can replace repetitive injections.
M. Kraak, ETH Zurich - ETH transfer, CH
5:20 Electron Beam Technology and Equipment for Producing Solid-Phase and Liquid-Phase Medical Substances with Nanoparticles of Inorganic Materials
K. Yakovchuk, ICEBT (“International Center for Electron Beam Technologies of E.O.Paton Electric Welding Institute”), UA
5:30 Intelligent packaging helps to meet brand quality needs in food, packaging and pharmaceutical industries
J. Pesala, VTT, Technical Research Center of Finland, FI
5:40 Method of photochemical pathogen inactivation and adsorptive removal of protein-bound substances by extracorporeal treatment of patient’s plasma
P. Melnik-Melnikov, R.E.Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology, UA
5:50 MR-SUB: The Fantastic Voyage reinvented
T. Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
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5:00 TechConnect Venture: SolarRoom 310 CF
 Session chair: Bill Byun, Samsung, US
5:00 Prism Solar Technologies, Inc.
J. Barry, Prism Solar Technologies, Inc., US
5:10 Cool Energy, Inc.
S. Weaver, Cool Energy, Inc., US
5:20 Vanguard Solar, Inc.
J. Palmer, Vanguard Solar, Inc., US
5:30 (CANCELED) AA Solar Products LLC
J. Kozicki, AA Solar Products LLC, US
5:40 Matter, Inc.
A. Defries, Matter, Inc., US
5:50 Ignite Solar
P. Mathey, Ignite Solar, US
6:00 Harpiris Energy
E. Lee, Harpiris Energy, US
6:10 Redwood Renewables
T. Faust, Redwood Renewables, US
6:20 NETCRYSTAL
B. Padmakumar, NETCRYSTAL, US
 
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