Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors



Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Bruce Sohn, President of First Solar, Inc. to Keynote Livingston Nanotechnology Conference

Abstract:
Axiom Capital Management and Scott Livingston today announced that the Third Annual Axiom Capital Management "Livingston Nanotechnology Conference" will feature a lunch keynote by Bruce Sohn, President of First Solar Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR).

Bruce Sohn, President of First Solar, Inc. to Keynote Livingston Nanotechnology Conference

New York, NY | Posted on November 20th, 2007

"We are happy to have Mr. Sohn join us at our annual gathering to talk about opportunities and challenges in the solar energy industry." said Scott Livingston, managing director of Axiom Capital Management and head of the Livingston Group, a division of Axiom Capital Management Inc. that is focused exclusively on nanotechnology. "Solar power represents one of the best hopes to make the world more energy efficient and the solar industry has experienced a period of rapid growth. First Solar is a leader in the field and has captured the attention of corporations, investors and others interested in helping solve the clean energy puzzle. In addition, advanced technologies, including nanotechnology, are driving improvements in price and performance of solar power over the next decade, and interested parties should know more about the opportunities and challenges faced by leaders in the solar industry. We are proud that our annual event brings leaders like Mr. Sohn to help our institutional investor and corporate attendees meet and learn from today's solar leaders."

The Third Annual Axiom Capital Management "Livingston Nanotechnology Conference" is scheduled for December 7 at the Marriott Financial Center in downtown New York City. The conference will bring together blue chip corporations, promising startups and leading investors to discuss investment and business trends in nanotechnology. For more information and registration information, please visit http://www.axiomcapital.com/nanotech_2007/index.htm .

About First Solar and Bruce Sohn

First Solar, Inc. (FSLR) manufactures solar modules with an advanced thin film semiconductor process that significantly lowers solar electricity costs. By enabling clean renewable electricity at affordable prices, First Solar provides an economic alternative to peak conventional electricity and the related fossil fuel dependence, greenhouse gas emissions, and peak time grid constraints. First Solar utilizes high throughput, automated manufacturing lines that integrate each production step in one continuous process. First Solar uses a systematic replication process to build new production lines with operating metrics comparable to its base plant in Perrysburg, Ohio. First Solar has increased its module production capacity from 25MW in 2005 to over 200 MW in 2007. The Company has over 910 MW of production capacity in operation or under construction to be completed in 2009. First Solar sells its solar modules to project developers, system integrators, and operators of renewable energy projects under long term supply contracts for commercial, grid-connected solar power plant applications.

Bruce Sohn was elected a director of First Solar in July 2003 and has served as President of First Solar since March 2007. Prior to joining First Solar as President, Mr. Sohn worked at Intel Corporation for 24 years, where he most recently served as Plant Manager. Mr. Sohn serves on the boards of the International Symposium on Semiconductor Manufacturing, the IEEE-Electron Devices Society Manufacturing Technology Committee and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation. He is a senior member of IEEE and a certified Jonah. Mr. Sohn has been a guest lecturer at several universities, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Materials Science and Engineering.

####

About Axiom Capital Management
Axiom Capital Management Inc. is an NASD registered broker/dealer that works with growth companies and institutional investors and provides corporate finance, prime brokerage and private equity opportunities to a wide range of customers.

The Livingston Group was formed by Scott Livingston, who Joined Axiom Capital Management Inc. in 2005 after a 15-year career on Wall Street, and has been working exclusively on nanotechnology investments since 2002. Scott has been called "sharp and highly connected” by the Forbes Wolfe Nanotechnology Report (July 1, 2005) and has been an invited speaker on nanotechnology investment trends at MIT, the Harvard Club, the Nanobusiness Alliance, the Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Nanotechnology.com, the International Business Forum, Albany Nanotech, the Delaware Technology Park, the Business Executives for National Security, Hillary Clinton's Jobs for New York, WXXA Fox 23, Cold Spring Harbor's Dolan DNA Learning Center and has presented to half a dozen state pension leaders across the country. Scott is also the creator of the annual Axiom Capital Management "Livingston Nanotechnology Conference," one of the best attended nanotechnology forums of the year.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Media
Schwartz Public Relations
Steven Wright-Mark
212-677-8700 ext. 29

Copyright © Business Wire 2007

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Announcements

Atom-thick CCD could capture images: Rice University scientists develop two-dimensional, light-sensitive material December 20th, 2014

Oregon researchers glimpse pathway of sunlight to electricity: Collaboration with Lund University uses modified UO spectroscopy equipment to study 'maze' of connections in photoactive quantum dots December 19th, 2014

Instant-start computers possible with new breakthrough December 19th, 2014

Aculon Hires New Business Development Director December 19th, 2014

Energy

Oregon researchers glimpse pathway of sunlight to electricity: Collaboration with Lund University uses modified UO spectroscopy equipment to study 'maze' of connections in photoactive quantum dots December 19th, 2014

How does enzymatic pretreatment affect the nanostructure and reaction space of lignocellulosic biomass? December 18th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Increase Power, Energy of Supercapacitors December 18th, 2014

Lifeboat Foundation gives 2014 Guardian Award to Elon Musk December 16th, 2014

Events/Classes

Bruker Introduces BioScope Resolve High-Resolution BioAFM System: Featuring PeakForce Tapping for Quantitative Bio-Mechanical Property Mapping December 16th, 2014

TCL Launches World’s Most Advanced TV in the World’s Largest Market: New Quantum Dot TVs with Color IQ™ Optics Deliver OLED-Quality Color at a Fraction of the Price December 15th, 2014

Stanford team combines logic, memory to build a 'high-rise' chip: Today circuit cards are laid out like single-story towns; Futuristic architecture builds layers of logic and memory into skyscraper chips that would be smaller, faster, cheaper -- and taller December 15th, 2014

PETA science consortium to present at Society for Risk Analysis meeting December 10th, 2014

Solar/Photovoltaic

Oregon researchers glimpse pathway of sunlight to electricity: Collaboration with Lund University uses modified UO spectroscopy equipment to study 'maze' of connections in photoactive quantum dots December 19th, 2014

Lifeboat Foundation gives 2014 Guardian Award to Elon Musk December 16th, 2014

Stacking two-dimensional materials may lower cost of semiconductor devices December 11th, 2014

New Technique Could Harvest More of the Sun's Energy December 9th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More










ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE