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International Conference

We give you the secret to finding bigger success in your Business with the 2nd Bangalore Nano Conference.
We invite you to listen to the views of experts from across India and the globe and share your own with them.
We invite you to interact, network and make the right connections.
We invite you to discuss, deliberate and draw road-map for your business success.


2nd Bangalore Nano will be the Meeting place for Scientists, Industry & Government with a single focus of creating road map on "How Nanotechnology can be a catalyst in India's future."
The Conference will attract Business Leaders, Investors, Venture Capitalists, Scientists, Engineers and Government Officials.

We invite you to Register today and experience all this and more at 2nd Bangalore Nano.

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE: 2ND BANGALORE NANO 2008
December 11 – 13 2008,
The Grand Ashok, Kumarakrupa High Grounds, Bangalore

11th December, Thursday, 2008 - Program

12th December, Friday, 2008 - Program

13th December, Saturday, 2008 - Program

 

2nd Bangalore Nano 2008 | Day - 1: Thursday, 11th December, 2008
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OPENING PLENARY
11.15 am – 01.15 pm

Opening Remarks: Mr. Aravind Jannu, IAS
                               Director, Directorate of IT & Biotechnology and
                               Managing Director KEONICS, Government of Karnataka

Keynote Remarks: Prof. C.N.R. Rao, FRS
                               Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, National                                Research Professor, Linus Pauling Research, Professor & Honorary                                President, JNCASR and Chairman, Vision Group on Science & Technology                                and Nanotechnology of Government of Karnataka

Conference Highlights: Prof. Ajay Sood
                                      Physics Department, Indian Institute of Science

Highlight Lecture: Prof. Pulickel M. Ajayan
                              Department of  Mechanical Engineering & Material Science – Rice
                              University, Houston, Texas, USA
                              Topic: Engineering at the Nanoscale: Challenges and Future

                              Prof. D. Chakravorty
                              Emeritus Professor & Indian National Science Academy Honorary Scientist                               Indian Association for The Cultivation of Science

Vote of Thanks: Mr. Jagdish Patankar
                         
Managing Director, MMActiv Sci-tech Communication Co. 

Lunch
01.15 pm – 02.15 pm

NANO BIOTECHNOLOGY, HEALTH & PHARMA
02.15 pm – 04.15 pm

Chair: Prof. K. Vijay Raghavan*
           National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore

Speakers: Prof. M.N.V. Ravi Kumar
                 Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS), Glasgow, UK
                 Topic: Nanomedicines: The potential of biodegradable nanoparticles for
                 peroral drug delivery

                 Prof. Swaminathan Sethuraman
                 Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials, School of Chemical &                  Biotechnology, SASTRA University.
                 Topic: Nanomaterials for Biomedical Applications

                 Prof. Ajit Varma
                 Amity Institute of Microbial Technology, Amity Science,
                 Technology & Innovation Foundation
                 Topic: Nanomedicine: The Novel Approach

                 Prof. Dhirendra Bahadur
                 Department of Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science, IIT Bombay, Powai
                 Topic: On targeted drug release and hyperthermia through nanostructured
                 magnetic materialsmaterials

                 Dr. Shalini Prasad
                 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Portland State University, USA
                 Topic: Nanomonitors: Clinically Relevant Immunoassays

INDUSTRY & MANUFACTURING
02.15 pm – 04.00 pm

Chair: Dr. Rajendra Jagdale
          Science and Technology Park University of Pune

Co – Chair: Dr. Madhusudan V. Atre
                   Applied Materials in India

Speakers: Dr. Murali Sastry
                  Tata Chemicals Innovation Centre
                  Topic: Nanotechnology and the developing world

                  Dr. Kunal Bose
                  Nano-Measurements Division, MSSU, Agilent Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.
                  Topic: The eyes of nanotechnology - Instruments and measurement tools
                  For probing the nanoscale
                       
                  Mr. Jaideep Raje
                  Lux  Research Inc., USA
                  Topic: Nanotechnology, once an over hyped technology and now reaching
                   its potential

                  Dr. Raksh Vir Jasra
                  Vadodara Manufacturing Division, R & D Centre, Reliance Industries Limited
                  Topic: Pore-engineered Nanoporous Solids as Adsorbents and Catalysts 
                  For Chemical Process Industry

Tea/Coffee
04.15 pm – 04.45 pm

CHEMISTRY & NANO MATERIALS
04.45 pm – 06.15 pm

Chair: Prof. S. Sampath*
           Indian Institute of Science

Co-chair: Prof. Kamanio Chattopadhyay
                Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science

Speakers: Prof. Timothy S. Fisher
                 Department  of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University,
                 Birck Nanotechnology Centre, USA
                 Topic: Heterogeneous Carbon-based Nanostructures for Thermal, Electrical, and                  Energy Applications

                 Prof. Nikhil A. Koratkar
                 Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering Rensselear
                 Polytechnic Institute, USA
                 Topic: Hierarchical multiscale nanocomposite materials: dramatic improvements in                  toughness and fatigue resistance

                 Dr. A. Ajayaghosh
                 Photosciences & Photonics Group, Chemical Sciences & Technology Division, NIIST,                  Formerly RRL
                 Topic: Nanocomposites of Self-assembled Linear p-Systems and Carbon Nanotubes

                 Dr. Arun Chattopadhyay
                 Department of Chemistry & Centre for Nanotechnology, IIT Guwahati
                 Topic: Different Approaches towards Functional Nanostructures

NANO FOOD & AGRICULTURE
04.45 pm – 06.00pm

Chair: Dr Seetharam Annadana
           Avesthagen Limited

Speakers: Dr. M.S. Thakur
                 
Department of Fermentation Technology and Bioengineering Central Food                  Technological Research Institute
                 Topic: Quantum Dot Based Nanobiosensor for Food Analysis 

                 Prof. Dr. Basavaraj Madhusudhan
                 Research Centre for Nanoscience and Technology Department of Biochemistry and                  Food Technology, P.G. Centre, Kuvempu  University
                 Topic: Food and Agriculture Nanotechnology: futuristic applications

                 Dr. R. Kalpana Sastry
                 National Academy of Agricultural Research Management
                 Topic: An Assessment of Nanotechnology for Agriculture & Food Systems in India

2nd Bangalore Nano 2008 |Day - 2: Friday, 12th December, 2008
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Highlight Lecture
10.30 am – 11.30 am

Chair: Prof. Anthony K Cheetam, FRS
           Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, Univ. of Cambridge

Speakers: Dr. Arthur J. Carty
                 Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Waterloo, Canada
                 Topic: A Perspective on Nanotechnology in Canada:  From Research to Innovation

Tea/Coffee
11.30 am – 12.00 pm

NANO FOR THE YOUNG
11.30 am – 01.30 pm

11.30 am  - 11.55 am: Prof. C.N.R. Rao, FRS
11.55 am – 12.25 pm: Projection of the Nano CD
12.25 pm – 12.33 pm: Prof. K. N. Ganesh
12.33 pm -  12.40 pm: Prof. A.K. Sood
12.40 pm – 13.00 pm: Q & A Interactive session with Young ones

ICT & ELECTRONICS
12.00 pm – 01.30 pm

Chair: Prof. Navakanta Bhat
          Department of Electrical Communication Engineering Microelectronics,
          Indian Institute of Science

Co-Chair: Prof. Rudra Pratap
                Cranes Software International Ltd, Cranes Software’s MEMS Research Initiative,
                Department of  Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science

Speakers: Dr. Kota Murali
                 IBM India.
                 Topic: Nanotechnology: Enabling the future of electronic devices

                 Dr. Ajay Godara
                 NANOCYL SA, Belgium
                 Topic: Carbon nanotubes: Research to successful integration in commercial products

                 Dr. J.V. Yakhmi                                             
                 Engineering Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
                 Topic: Hybrid Nanoelectronics

INTERACTIVE POSTER & EXPO VISIT AND LUNCH
01.30 pm – 02.45 pm

ENERGY  & ENVIRONMENT
02.45pm – 04.30 pm

Chair: Dr. Faruq Marikar
           Nanobiz, LLC, USA

Speakers:  Dr. Faruq Marikar
                  Nanobiz, LLC, USA
                  Topic: Nano is Small, Energy is Big

                  Dr. Mohan Narayanan
                  Reliance Industries Ltd.
                  Topic: Role of Nanotechnology as an enabler to achieve grid parity in Photovoltaics

                  Dr. Charles Brumlik
                  Nanobiz, LLC, USA
                  Topic: Nanotechnology Solutions for the Environment

                  Dr. Mohan “Mano” Manoharan
                  GE Global Research, Bangalore
                  Topic: Nano-enabled Manufacturing: Transitioning from Science to Products

Tea/Coffee
04.30 pm - 05.00 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION ON NANO VISION & NANO MISION
05.00 pm – 06.00 pm

Panelist: Prof. Ajay Sood
               Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science

               Prof. Vasudev Aatre
               DRDO HQrs, New Delhi

               Mr. Anurag  Gupta
               Yash Nanotech

               Dr. Amit Biswas
               Polymer Research & Technology Centre, Reliance Industries Limited
                       

NETWORKING EVENING
06.15 pm Onwards

Speakers: Mr. Venkatesh Valluri
                 Agilent Technologies India
                 Topic: How Technology can be a catalyst in India’s future

2nd Bangalore Nano 2008 |Day - 3: Saturday, 13th December, 2008
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INAUGURAL AND PROCLAMATION OFBANGALORE NANO DECLARATION
AND PRESENTATION OF
2ND BANGALORE NANO NATIONAL AWARD

11.00 am – 12.20 pm

Dignitaries: Shri. M. Hamid Ansari
                    Hon’ble Vice President of India

                    Shri. Rameshwar Thakur
                    H.E. Governor of Karnataka

                    Shri. B.S. Yeddyurappa
                    Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka

                    Prof. C.N.R. Rao, FRS
                    Chairman, Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, National Research
                    Professor, Linus Pauling Research Professor & Honorary President, JNCASR
                    and Chairman, Vision Group on Science & Technology and Nanotechnology of
                    Government of Karnataka

                    Shri. Anand Asnotikar
                    Hon’ble Minister of Science & Technology and Fisheries, Govt. of Karnataka
  
                    Dr. Ajit Sapre
                    Group President (R & T), Reliance Industries Ltd

                    Mr. Ashok Kumar C Manoli, I.A.S
                    Principal Secretary to Government, Department of IT,
                    Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Govt. of Karnataka

VISIT POSTER AND EXHIBITION

Lunch
12.20 pm – 01.30 pm

RICH YESSS & POSTER PRESENTATIONS
01.30 pm – 0.3.30 pm

&

ONE TO ONE BUSINESS INTERACTIONS
03.30 pm – 05.30 pm

Delegate Tariff Card

  Category        Rate per delegate  
    (INR) (USD)  
  Standard 5000 200  
  R & D Institutions & Academicians 4000 150  
  Students

2000 50  

To participate as a Delegate, send the duly filled form and payment to below mentioned Event Secretariat.

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#9, UNI Building, 1st Floor, Thimmaiah Road, Vasanthnagar, 
Bangalore - 560 052, India. Tel.: +91 80 4113 1912/3. 
Fax : 91 80 4113 1914
Email: enquiry@bangalorenano.in
 
 

 

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