Nano Congress gets Bond for keynote

Aug. 11, 2003 – The U.S. Commerce Department’s leading voice for technology has agreed to be a keynote speaker next month at the World Nano-Economic Congress in Washington, D.C., according to a news release.

Phil Bond, the department’s undersecretary for technology, will talk about advances in nanotechnology, its commercial potential and effect on business, ethics and society. His presentation is called “The National Nanotechnology Initiative: A Commitment to the Future.”

More than 90 people have agreed to speak at the conference, including Nobel laureate and nano expert Richard Smalley, former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres and U.S. Reps. Mike Honda and Brad Sherman, both California Democrats.


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