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Nanotechnology Day at Concordia University (Aerospace Focus)

Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance (CNBA)

Posted on May 12, 2006

The Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance, in collaboration with Concordia University, Office of Vice-Provost, Research, is pleased to announce the following:

Nanotechnology Day at Concordia University
Aerospace Focus

Thursday, May 25, 2006
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Concordia University
Room EV2.309
1515 St. Catherine West
Montreal, Quebec


(10:10am – 11:45am)
Presentation #1: (10:10 – 10:50) - 40 min.
Title: How Nanotechnology will Change the Aerospace Industry

  • Mr. Neil Gordon, Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance

Presentation #2: (10:55 – 11:25) - 30 min.
Title: Nanotechnology for aerospace applications, what is being done in Quebec

  • Dr. Jocelyn Lauzon, Director, Scientific Affairs, NanoQuebec

Presentation #3: (11:30 – 11:45) – 15 min.
Title: Micro and Nanotechnologies at DRDC

  • Dr. Nezih Mrad, Defence Research & Development Canada, Department of National Defense

(11:50 – 12:35)
Panel Discussion: (45 minutes)
How Canada can Use Nanotech and MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) to Improve the Competitiveness of its Aerospace Industry


  • Dr. Truong Vo-Van, Vice-Provost, Research, Concordia University


  • Dr. Ion Stiharu, Concordia and CRIAQ
  • Dr. Van Suong Hoa, CONCOM Director
  • Dr. Nezih Mrad, Defence Research & Development Canada, Department of National Defense
  • Panelist from the Canadian Space Agency (to be announced).

(12:40 – 1:30)
Light Lunch and Poster Session (displaying student activities in nanotech and MEMS)

For further information, please contact:
Cinzia Miscio, M.A.
Assistant, Vice-Provost, Research/
Adjointe, Vice-recteur à la recherche
Concordia University/Université Concordia, GM910-8
1455 de Maisonneuve Ouest, Mtl. (QC) H3G 1M8
Tel: (514) 848-2424 ext 5874
Fax: (514) 848-7399


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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