Oklahoma Nanotechnology Initiative (ONI) Hosts Nanotechnology Conference

Local and national leaders in the area of nanotechnology will be in Oklahoma City for the Oklahoma Nanotechnology Conference exploring the latest developments in this field of technology, November 17th and 18th.

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Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) November 10, 2005

The Oklahoma Nanotechnology Initiative (ONI) will host the Oklahoma Nanotechnology Conference on November 17th and 18th at the Cox Convention Center. The two-day conference will include local and national speakers, technical presentations and panel discussions on the emerging field of nanotechnology and the latest developments in research and development.

“It’s not a matter of ‘if’ nanotechnology will impact our lives, it’s simply a matter of ‘when’,” said Jim Mason, ONI Executive Director. “We have an outstanding lineup of experts joining us for the second Nanotechnology Conference. We will discuss the hottest areas of growth and research while highlighting nanotech companies – many of which are located right here in Oklahoma.”

In addition to a number of nationally known speakers, the conference will feature a presentation by Richard Booker, author of Nanotechnology for Dummies. Booker is currently conducting research in nanotechnology at Rice University.

The cost to attend the two-day conference is $75. Students: $15. The cost to only attend Richard Booker’s presentation, “Nanotechnology for Non-Scientists” and book signing for “Nanotechnology for Dummies” is $30.

For information on the Oklahoma Nanotechnology Conference and registration information, please visit http://www.oknano.com or call (405)235-3669.

About The ONI

The Oklahoma Nanotechnology Initiative (ONI) is a project coordinated by The State Chamber and funded by the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST). The ONI was created to bring Oklahoma to the forefront of the emerging field of nanotechnology, moving towards establishing the state as a leader in the technical, industrial and economic arenas.

For more information about nanotechnology or The Oklahoma Nanotechnology Initiative, please visit the website at http://www.oknano.com, or contact Jim Mason at (405) 235-3669, ext. 225.

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