NanoBusiness Alliance Announces Keynote Presentations for 2nd Annual Nano Renewable Energy Summit, Returning to Denver, CO, June 22 – 23, 2009

Nano Renewable Energy Summit

DENVER--()--The NanoBusiness Alliance, the world’s leading nanotechnology trade association, and the Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance today announced the keynote lineup for the 2nd annual Nano Renewable Energy Summit, which will return to the University of Denver, CO, from June 22 – 23, 2009.

The Nano Renewable Energy Summit is a gathering of world-renowned experts at the intersection of renewable energy and nanotechnology, with a specific focus on the business, commercialization, and economic development potential of emerging technologies in the renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

"We are very excited to return to Denver for the 2nd Annual Summit. Based upon the success of our first year, with over 250 attendees, we have determined that Denver is the perfect city for Nanotechnology as it relates to renewable energy and more specifically to solar energy, which will be a focal point of this year’s event," said Vincent Caprio, NanoBusiness Alliance Vice President and Event Director. "2008 was the year of change in America with the election of President Obama, and solar energy is a critically important issue, being discussed both at home and in corporate board rooms."

The event will feature keynote presentations from the following thought leaders in the area of nanotechnology-based renewable energy:

Dr. Dan Arvizu – Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Jack Uldrich – Global Futurist and Best-Selling Author
David C. Craig – President and CEO, Citizenre
Scott M. Livingston – CEO, Livingston Securities LLC
Michael Holman – Research Director, Lux Research Inc.
Dr. Mohan S. Misra – Founder and CEO, Ascent Solar

"The solar sector is having a breakout year. The latest business developments in solar and the other key renewable energy markets will be in the spotlight at this year’s international summit," said Griffith Kundahl, Director, Global Programs, University of Denver.

The Nano Renewable Energy Summit is presented in conjunction with the Golden, Colorado based National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). For information on sponsoring or exhibiting at the Nano Renewable Energy Summit in Colorado, please contact Vincent Caprio at

About The NanoBusiness Alliance

The NanoBusiness Alliance is the industry association for the emerging nanotechnology industry. Through its extensive network of leading startups, Fortune 500 companies, research institutions, non-governmental organizations and public-private partnerships, the Alliance shapes nanotechnology policy and helps accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology innovations. The NanoBusiness Alliance has offices in New York, Chicago, Connecticut and Washington, DC. For information, visit

About The Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance

The Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance is a non-profit association that represents the Colorado nanotechnology community. The Colorado Nanotechnology Alliance works to promote, enhance and strengthen Colorado’s global economic development competitiveness through public-private partnerships focused on nanotechnology commercialization.


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