Nanotech 2011

Green Building & Construction

Symposium Chairs

George ElvinGeorge Elvin
Director
Green Technology Forum
Jim  NewmanJim Newman
Founder & Principal
Linnean Solutions/USGBC

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Anthony  AttiAnthony Atti
Co-Founder, President & CEO
Phononic Devices, Inc.
Domenic Armano
Regional Project Development Manager
Johnson Controls
Bennett Fisher Bennett Fisher
CEO & Co-Founder
Retroficiency
Paul HamiltonPaul Hamilton
Sr VP, Energy Efficiency
Schneider Electric
Robert  WilkinsRobert Wilkins
VP of Public Affair
Danfoss
Max  LiMax Li
President & Co-Founder
Tri Cascade, Inc.
Michael NewellMichael Newell
CEO
Ener-G-Rotors
Nicholas GayeskiNicholas Gayeski
KGS Buildings, LLC

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 14

10:30 Cleantech Energy: Keynotes
4:00 Italian Trade Commission Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707
5:00 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and Reception (5:00 - 6:00)
4:00 Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)

Wednesday June 15

8:30 Canada Innovates! - Canadian Breakthroughs in Cleantech
10:30 Cleantech Regional Cluster Inititiatves
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy & Efficiency
1:30 Canada’s Hottest Innovative Cleantech Companies - Showcase
4:00 Piemonte Agency For Investments, Export And Tourism Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707
6:00 Canada Networking Reception (6:00 - 8:00)
4:00 Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
 Green Building & Efficiency Technologies

Thursday June 16

10:30 Efficiency, Low Carbon and Building Innovation Spotlights
1:00 TechConnect Ventures: Energy & Efficiency
1:30 Green Build Corporate Needs & Partnering
2:30 TechConnect Ventures: Energy & Efficiency
3:00 Building Efficiency Technologies
4:00 TechConnect Ventures: Energy & Efficiency

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 14

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10:30Cleantech Energy: KeynotesBall Room A
Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
10:30''Digital Energy'': Opportunities and challenges at the intersection of information technology and energy
D. Paul, University of Southern California, US
11:00Nanoscale Science for Clean, Renewable Energy and Energy Storage (invited presentation)
H. Kung, US Department of Energy, US
11:30Application of Nanotechnology to Photovoltaics: Technical Approaches & Manufacturing Challenges (invited presentation) Manufacturing Challenges
L. Tsakalakos, GE, US
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4:00Italian Trade Commission Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707Expo Hall
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5:00CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and Reception (5:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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4:00Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall

Wednesday June 15

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8:30Canada Innovates! - Canadian Breakthroughs in CleantechRoom 206
8:30Welcome to Canadian Innovation
C. Denter, Technology Partnering Officer, Consulate General of Canada to New England, CA
8:40Opening Remarks
P. Binns, Consul General, Consulate General of Canada to New England, CA
9:00Canadian Energy RD&D and Clean Technology Developments
P. St-Jean, Natural Resources Canada, Energy Technology Policy, CA
9:15Canada-US CleanTech collaboration Opportunities
G. Murphy, Director, Natural Resources Canada, CA
9:30On the Rise – Conversion Efficiency in Organic Photovoltaics
Y. Tao, National Research Council (NRC), CA
9:45Utilizing Renewable Energy Resources for Distributed Power
K. Kassam, Ballard Power, CA
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10:30Cleantech Regional Cluster InititiatvesRoom 309
Session chair: Peter Rothstein, NECEC, US
-J.M. Granholm, Former Governor of Michigan, University of California, Berkeley, US
-R. Bagley, Nortech, US
-B. Biemann, Maine Technology Institute, US
-L. Peterson, Texas Foundation for Innovative Communities, US
-E. Reynolds, MIT Industrial Performance Center, US
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy & EfficiencyRoom 301
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
1:30Buckled Silicon Nanostructures on Elastomeric Substrates for Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries
B. Loux, AzTE, US
1:40Enhancement of biogas production in anaerobic digestors using iron oxide nanoparticles.
J. Reverter, ICN - INSTITUT CATALA DE NANOTECNOLOGIA, ES
1:50Non-equilibrium Synthesis of High Efficiency Thermoelectrics
K. Elcess, Brookhaven Science Associates/Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
2:00Aluminum-Ion Battery to Transform 21st Century Energy Storage
J. Caldwell, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
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1:30Canada’s Hottest Innovative Cleantech Companies - ShowcaseRoom 206
Session chair: Sean Wise, Ryerson University, CA
1:30Intoduction to Innovation Showdcase
S. Wise, Ryerson University, CA
1:40Hydrostor (Grid Scale Storage)
C. VanWelleghem, Hydrostor, CA
1:50ProDalG (Bio Fuels - Algae)
M. Sales, ProDalG, CA
2:00Sine Slice (Energy Efficiency & Management)
C. Webb, Sine Slice, CA
2:10Grid Co (Energy Efficiency & Management)
C. Napior, Grid Co, CA
2:20Odotech (Emissions Management)
T. Pagé, Odotech, CA
2:30VBINE (Wind Energy)
D. Siman, VBINE, CA
2:40BDR Technol (Bio Fuels)
K. Lawless, BDR Technol, US
2:50Free Breeze (Wind Energy)
S. Labus, Free Breeze, CA
3:20Enviro Save (Transportation)
B. Ingebrigston, Enviro Save, CA
3:30Corvus Energy (Energy Storage)
G. Brown, Corvus Energy, CA
3:40Carbon Sense Solutions
R. Niven, Carbon Sense Solutions, CA
3:50Refficient (Recycle)
S. McLarty, REfficient, CA
4:00SWITCH Materials Inc. (Smart Windows)
J. Sargent, SWITCH Materials Inc., CA
4:10Zero Waste
B. Coxhead, Zero Waste, CA
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4:00Piemonte Agency For Investments, Export And Tourism Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707Expo Hall
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6:00Canada Networking Reception (6:00 - 8:00)Sheraton Hotel, Back Bay Room D
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4:00Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Green Building & Efficiency TechnologiesExpo Hall
-Federal Sustainability Requirements and LEED NC & LEED EBOM
J. Boggiano, Everblue Training Institute, US
-Concrete with reduced Portland Cement Clinker Content for Pavements and Transportation Structures
B. Stein, B. Kramer, R. Ryan, Twining, Inc., US
-Novel Sensors for Monitoring Indoor Air Quality
B. Deore, D.D.M. Wayner, D. Stewart, G.A. Diaz-Quijada, National Research Council of Canada, CA
-Inferring Knowledge from Building Monitoring Systems: the Case for Wireless Sensing in Residential Buildings
E. Gaura, J. Brusey, Ross Wilkins, Cogent Computing Applied Research Centre, UK
-Recycling of Waste Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) into Feedstock Monomers
M.N. Siddiqui, H.H. Redhwi, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, SA

Thursday June 16

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10:30Efficiency, Low Carbon and Building Innovation SpotlightsRoom 305
Session chair: Jim Newman, Linnean Solutions/USGBC, US
10:30Ener-G-Rotors, Inc. – The Power of Waste Heat
M. Newell, Ener-G-Rotors, US
10:45The right tools for consumer energy management
M. Li, Tri-Cascade, US
11:00Advanced Materials for High Efficiency Thermoelectric Devices
A. Atti, Phononics Devices, US
11:15Retroficiency – Enabling Building Efficiency and Sustainability
B. Fisher, Retroficiency, US
11:30Filling the Building Management Gap
N. Gayeski, KGS Buildings, LLC, US
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1:00TechConnect Ventures: Energy & EfficiencyRoom 301
Session chair: Cheemin Bo- Linn, Peritus Partners, US
1:00Angstron Supercapacitor Co.
R. Beech, Angstron Supercapacitor Co., US
1:10BioDiesel Reactor Technologies Inc.
K. Lawless, BioDiesel Reactor Technologies Inc., CA
1:20Cube Catalytics
W. Majek, Cube Catalytics, US
1:30Energy Compression Inc.
T. Havel, Energy Compression Inc., US
1:40I.OP
M.S. Oh, I.OP, US
1:50MountainLogic
S. Elliott, MountainLogic, US
2:00Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc
E. Chen, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc, US
2:10Rolith, Inc.
B. Kobrin, Rolith, Inc., US
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1:30Green Build Corporate Needs & PartneringRoom 308
Session chair: Jim Newman, Linnean Solutions/USGBC, US
1:30Danfoss
R. Wilkins, Danfoss, US
1:50Schneider Electric
P. Hamilton, Schneider Electric, US
2:10Johnson Controls
D. Armano, Johnson Controls, US
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2:30TechConnect Ventures: Energy & EfficiencyRoom 301
Session chair: Anand Kamannavar, Applied Ventures
2:30Penn State University and IL Fuels LLC
P. Painter, Penn State University and IL Fuels LLC, US
2:40Phononic Devices, Inc.
A. Atti, Phononic Devices, Inc., US
2:50(withdrawn) Polyflow
J. Hensel, Polyflow, US
3:00Simpleafy
A. Badruddin, Simpleafy, CA
3:10Paper Battery
S. Mehta, Paper Battery, US
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3:00Building Efficiency TechnologiesRoom 308
Session chair: Jim Newman, Linnean Solutions/USGBC, US
3:00Wireless Sensing for the Built Environment: Enabling Innovation Towards Greener, Healthier Homes
E. Gaura, J. Brusey, Ross Wilkins, Cogent Computing Applied Research Centre, UK
3:15Does Zero Energy Pay Back in Hot Humid Climates?
J. Hendricks, K. Upadhyaya, Kirksey Architecture, US
3:30Next Gen Large Area Lighting: HIDs, Robotics and Energy Efficiency
G. Davis, Lumetric, US
3:45A Multivariate Analysis of Green Building Options
P. Kung, V.C.P. Chen, A. Robinson, University of Texas at Arlington, US
4:00Rediscovering the Unlimited Energy Efficiency Potential of Buildings
N. Mouli, Maryland Energy Administration, US
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4:00TechConnect Ventures: Energy & EfficiencyRoom 301
Session chair: Bill Byun, 7Capital, US
4:00Solution Dynamics, LLC
C. Wohlert, Solution Dynamics, LLC, US
4:10MTPV LLC
D. Mather, MTPV LLC, US
4:20CellTech Power
J. Bentley, CellTech Power, US
4:40Wifinity Tech
J. Krishnan, Wifinity Tech, IN
4:30May-Ruben Technologies, Inc.
P. Ruben, May-Ruben Technologies, Inc., US
4:40Gridco Ltd
Y. Webb, Gridco Ltd, CA

Special Symposium

With green building surging to become a $40 billion market by 2010, there’s never been a better time to explore new technologies for sustainable building. Join a host of experts and industry leaders as they reveal what’s new and what’s next, from building integrated photovoltaics and LED lighting to smart building systems, superinsulating materials, and much, much more. You’ll find sessions packed with proven technologies, innovative ideas and case studies, as well as insights on economics and investment strategies for new green building technologies.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Advanced & Nanoscale Materials for Green Building
  • Architecture & Design
  • Construction Materials
  • Efficiency & Power Reduction
  • Novel Green Devices & Products
  • Lighting
  • Other

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