Other Events for the week of February 6th at Purdue University
An exciting part of Purdue University's upcoming national conference,
"Transforming Society Through Emerging Technologies: National
Nanotechnology Initiative at Five Years," is a panel discussion
from national journalists who cover nanotechnology, science, business
and technology issues.
The hour-long discussion, beginning at 1 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Stewart
Center, is titled "Giant Ideas for a Nano Future"
and will help kick off Purdue's inaugural Discovery Lecture Series
in connection with the recent opening of the $58 million Birck Nanotechnology
Center in Discovery Park.
The journalists will discuss the potential for nanotechnology, what
types of stories they are looking for in the nanotech world, public
perception about nanotechnology and what challenges they face as
journalists covering this dynamic industry. Each panelist will give
a 10-minute presentation about nanotechnology and then take questions
from the audience.
Buildings for Advanced Technology Workshop III
This year's workshop will focus on lessons learned in the planning,
design and construction of Advanced Technology Facilities. Come
and hear clients, owners, users and facility managers share their
experience with regard to achieving the needs of these technically
Buildings for Advanced Technology III (BAT III)
February 6-8, 2006
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
BAT III directly follows a high-powered Panel Discussion titled
"Transforming Society through Emerging Technologies: National
Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) at Five Years" chaired by Dr.
Mihail Roco, Chair of NSET Subcommittee and Senior Advisor to the
NSF on Nanotechnology. This opening event in Purdue University's
Discovery Lecture Series will take place on Monday afternoon February
6, 2006. BAT III Attendees and Speakers will get priority seating
if they choose to attend the Panel Discussion.
Service Oriented Science - Dr. Ian Foster
Dr. Ian Foster of the Argonne National Laboratory and University
of Chicago will speak February 7, 2006 at 10:30 am in Stewart 320
about "Service Oriented Science." Dr. Foster will share
his work in rethinking science's information technology foundations
in terms of service-oriented architecture and show how this approach
can have a transformative effect on scientific communities.
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