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Queen's University

4th Annual nano ontario Conference 

November 7th- 8th, 2013, Queen's University

Nanotechnology is an important part of Ontario’s aims to build the economy.  Nanotechnological innovations are playing a big role in the communications, energy, manufacturing, biomedical and chemical sectors.
Join with Ontario’s nanotechnology community for the 4th annual conference to discuss advances, celebrate successes, and identify challenges to nanotechnology in Ontario. The conference features world-renowned speakers, industry leaders, govern- ment researchers and students who will be tomorrow’s leaders.

Conference features:
- Nanotechnology Industry panel, discussing opportunities and challenges to nanotechnology in Ontario
- Highlighted presentations from the best contributed papers, and invited talks from leaders in the field.
- Interactive networking with Ontario’s nanotechnology community
- Exhibition from NanoOntario members and sponsors

Invited Speakers:
Ray LaPierre, Engineering Physics, McMaster University: An expert in III-V semiconductor nanowires and applications.
Guojun Liu, Chemistry, Queen’s University: Uses block copolymers as templates for nanosystems, including super-lubricants.
Jean Bouchard, Principal Scientist, FP Innovations: Leads work on nanocrystalline cellulose as a surface coating and reinforcing material.
James Hone, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University: Leading expert in the electronics and mechanics of graphene.
More details about the conference, registration and accommodations available at, or
contact Robert Knobel:


Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000