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Keynote Address Entitled 'Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration' Scheduled for Monday, May 4th at 8:30 AM

White House Associate Director of Science and Technology Policy Thomas Kalil Added to Line up at TechConnect World '09 in Houston

Cambridge, MA | Posted on April 23rd, 2009

The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) today announced that Thomas Kalil, the associate director of Science and Technology Policy for the Obama Administration, has been added to the conference program at TechConnect World, taking place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Kalil is scheduled to deliver a keynote address entitled, "Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration" on Monday, May 4th at 8:30 AM.

"Thomas Kalil is one of the top advisors in the Obama administration working on science, technology, environmental, and energy policy issues, and we're honored to share his insight and opinions with the entire audience attending TechConnect World," said Dr. Matthew Laudon, executive director of NSTI. "This is truly the strongest conference program we've ever assembled, and contributions from policy makers like Thomas underscore the quality of our content."

In addition to his role in the Obama Administration, Thomas Kalil is also the Special Assistant to the Chancellor for Science and Technology at UC Berkeley. There, he is responsible for multi-disciplinary research initiatives which intersect information technology, nanotechnology, microsystems and biology. He is actively involved in building and strengthening partnerships between biotechnology organizations, and industry, government, and non-profit organizations.

Previously, Thomas Kalil served as the Deputy Assistant to President Clinton for Technology and Economic Policy, and he was the Deputy Director of the White House National Economic Council, where he led a number of White House technology initiatives, such as the National Nanotechnology Initiative, the Next Generation Internet, bridging the digital divide, e-learning, and he helped to increase funding for long-term information technology research.

Kalil has authored numerous articles and op-eds on S&T policy, nanotechnology, nuclear strategy, U.S.-Japan trade negotiations, U.S.-Japan cooperation in science and technology, the National Information Infrastructure, distributed learning, and electronic commerce.

Members of the media interested in attending this session can reserve media credentials by contacting Todd Keefe at Anyone interested in attending the TechConnect World Conference & Expo can find registration information at: www.techconnect.org/World2009/register.html

Nanotech '09 Co-located with Clean Technology '09 and the TechConnect Summit:

Now in its 12th year, Nanotech '09 is the largest and most prominent Nanotechnology event in the world, attracting thousands of Nano, Micro and Bio technology executives, to bring Nanotechnology from the laboratory to the marketplace.

For the last three years, the Nanotech event has been co-located with the Clean Technology Conference & Expo, which assembles the entire clean technology ecosystem -- including industry, academia and government -- to examine the policy issues and future measures needed to promote sustainability and accelerate the flow of energy, water and environmental technologies.

And the TechConnect Summit ties these events together, through presentations and networking opportunities designed to connect Fortune 500 companies with the academic and research communities. For more information on these three events, please visit: www.techconnectworld.com.

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

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