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Nanotechnology Events in Canada

Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance (CNBA)

Posted on March 30, 2006

The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance, in collaboration with multiple partners, is pleased to announce the following nanotechnology events in Canada:

April 20, 2006
Canadian Agri-Food Research Council, Ottawa

Nanotechnology for Safe Food and Clean Water
- Neil Gordon, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance

Other Speakers:

  • Dr. Arthur Carty, National Science Advisor, Prime Minister's Office
  • Dr. Nils Petersen, Director General, National Institute of Nanotechnology, NRC

Attendance is limited to Canadian Agri-Food Research Council members

April 20, 2006
Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute, Ottawa Chapter

How Nanotechnology will Change the Aerospace Industry
- Neil Gordon, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance

Jeff Bird
NRC Propulsion (CASI Branch Chair) (613) 993-2214

May 19, 2006
Ontario Nano Symposium 2006, Waterloo, Ontario

A Vision for a Canadian National Nanotechnology Initiative
- Neil Gordon, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance

Other Speakers

  • Dr. John Polanyi (Nobel Laureate 1986 Chemistry), University of Toronto
  • Dr. John Preston, McMaster University
  • Dr. Gehan Amaratunga, University of Cambridge
  • Dr. Jason Pitters, University of Alberta and NINT
  • Dr. Jim Webb, Steacie Institute for Molecular Science, NRC

Flora Li
University of Waterloo

May 25, 2006
Concordia University, Montreal

Nanotechnology Day at Concordia (Aerospace Theme)


  • Neil Gordon, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance
  • Dr. Ion Stiharu, Concordia & CRIAQ
  • Dr. S. V. Hoa, Concordia

Cinzia Miscio, M.A.
Assistant, Vice-Provost, Research
Concordia University
(514) 848-2424 ext 5874

Spring, 2006
University of Toronto
Topic and Date to be finalized

  • Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance to speak

October 1-4, 2006
Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum,COM 2006, 45th Conference of Metallurgists, Montreal

How Nanotechnology will Change the Metals and Materials Industries
- Neil Gordon, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance



About The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance:
The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance (CNBA) is involved in developing major nanotechnology initiatives throughout the world. With an extensive network of nanotechnology leaders in business, science, finance and politics, the CNBA offers leadership and know-how for establishing commercial-oriented nanotechnology programs. With its headquarters in Canada, CNBA is committed to establishing nanotechnology activity in Canada and promoting Canadian capabilities worldwide.

For more information, please visit

Neil Gordon P.Eng, MBA
President, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance
407 St. Laurent Boulevard, Suite 500
Montréal, Québec, Canada H2Y 2Y5
Tel: (514) 351-7878 ext 299
Cell: (514) 813-7936
Fax: (514) 351-7545

Dr. Uri Sagman, MD, FRCP(C)
Executive Director
Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance
446 Spadina Road, Suite 310
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5P 3M2
Tel: 416-351-0208
Cell: 416-436-6640
Fax: 416-351-0410

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