Lux Executive Summit Unveils New Speakers and Sponsors; Leaders from Global Corporations to Participate in Second Annual Lux Executive Summit on October 16-17

Lux Executive Summit
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2006--Lux Research, the world's leading research and advisory firm for nanotechnology, today announced new speakers and sponsors for its second annual Lux Executive Summit: Commercializing Nanotechnology, to be held on October 16-17, 2006 at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Lux Executive Summit features exclusive presentations from Lux Research's world-renowned analyst team, and from top executives at leading firms active in nanotechnology, such as IBM, Bayer, and Agilent Technologies. Recently confirmed 2006 Lux Executive Summit speakers include:

“Nanotechnology is enabling innovation in shipping products today - $32 billion worth of goods sold worldwide last year incorporated nanotech”

-- Sir John Chisholm - Executive Chairman, QinetiQ

-- Robert Epstein - Chief Medical Officer, Medco

-- Terry Medley - Director of Global and Corporate Regulatory Affairs, DuPont

-- Kenneth Morse - Managing Director, MIT Entrepreneurship Center

-- Richard Russell - Senior Director for Technology, The White House

-- Terry Smith - Technical Director, 3M Corporate Research Materials Lab

-- Christoph Westphal - CEO, Sirtris Pharmaceuticals

2006 Lux Executive Summit sponsors include BOC Group, Foley & Lardner LLP, Lumera, Nano Terra, and Altair Nanotechnologies.

"Nanotechnology is enabling innovation in shipping products today - $32 billion worth of goods sold worldwide last year incorporated nanotech," said Lux Research CEO Peter Hebert. "The Lux Executive Summit is an intimate meeting point for senior executives and technology innovators to network, exchange ideas, and set strategy, with Lux Research's proprietary data and frameworks as a powerful backdrop. Our prestigious lineup of speakers and panelists ensures a high-value experience for our select group of attendees."

The 2006 Lux Executive Summit agenda has been posted to the event's website. For early registration and additional event details, please visit For more information on speaker and sponsorship opportunities, contact Lux Research Vice President Rob Burns at

Attendees at last year's Lux Executive Summit praised the event:

"The Lux Executive Summit provides executives with unique insights into nanotechnology - and thus helps shape their development of successful business and product strategies." - Norbert G. Riedel, Chief Scientific Officer, Baxter International Inc.

"There's no better place to connect with the decision-makers who are committing dollars to nanotech. The Lux Executive Summit is the gathering place for nanotechnology's thought leaders." - Stephen B. Maebius, Partner and Leader of Nanotechnology Industry Team, Foley & Lardner LLP

The Lux Executive Summit is the only event designed to provide corporate executives and investment managers with the knowledge and insights required to create a visionary nanotechnology strategy. The event is grounded by the proprietary data and analysis from Lux Research's world-renowned analyst team, joined onstage by more than 50 speakers from large corporations, innovative start-ups, forward-thinking investment management firms, and the public sector. Capacity is limited at this premier event; additional details are available online at

About Lux Research:

Lux Research provides market intelligence and strategic advice on nanotechnology and the physical sciences. We help our clients make better decisions to profit from cutting-edge technologies by tapping into our analysts' unique expertise and unrivaled network. Our clients include top decision makers at large corporations, investment professionals at leading financial institutions, CEOs of the most innovative start-ups, and visionary public policy makers. To get connected and for more information, visit For Lux Executive Summit registration and additional event details, please visit


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