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Registration Information for the
2002 10th Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology

Registration Fees

Registration fees include the scientific program; Thursday evening welcoming reception; a.m. bagels and coffee, coffee breaks, poster session reception. and optional Friday, Saturday, Sunday lunch. There is a "no lunch" option that does not include lunch on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

Optional Events:

  • Senior Associate Reception: Friday evening
    (Senior Associate membership not required to attend the reception)
  • Feynman Prize Banquet: Saturday Dinner
  • Friday Lunchtime presentation by Foley & Lardner: Building a Solid Business and IP Foundation for Nanotech Companies. Open to conference attendees only. There is no additional charge for this presentation, but participants must register in advance in order to determine room size and table set-up. Participants will enjoy same lunch buffet as rest of conference attendees.

Optional Journal Issue:

  • Conference Proceedings- Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Special Issue

The registration for the tutorial is separate from the conference registration. The tutorial registration fee includes Thursday lunch. You may register for the conference only, the tutorial only, or both. This year the Conference features two instructional tutorials, a Scientific Tutorial and a Basic Tutorial. You will not be able to attend both tutorials as they will be on parallel tracks.

Tutorial space is limited, therefore early registration is recommended.

Conference—Lunches included (Oct. 11-13)
Academic, Nonprofit, Govt., Sr. Assoc.   $595
Corporate, Individual   $725
Full-time Student*   $325
One day · Fri · Sat · Sun   $225

Conference—NO LUNCHES** (Oct. 11-13)
Academic, Nonprofit, Govt., Sr. Assoc.   $465
Corporate, Individual   $590
Full-time Student*   $195

Tutorial Fees include lunch (Oct. 10)
Scientific Tutorial: 9am - 5 pm   $595
Basic Tutorial: 9am - 5 pm   $595

Optional Items:
Feynman Prize Banquet (Oct. 12)   $75
Senior Associate Reception (Oct. 11)   $65
Proceedings - JNN Special Issue   $35
  (Senior Associate membership not required to attend the reception)

* Full-time students must fax a copy of a current university student ID with the registration form or Academic Fee will be charged.
** No lunches option omits lunch on Friday, Saturday, Sunday.


Registration Forms

Payment may be made by VISA, MasterCard, check or international money order valid in the U.S. Make checks payable to the "Foresight Institute"; checks and bank drafts must be in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. Bank. Registrations with payment by credit card may be faxed.

  • Registration by fax is no longer available. Registration must be done on the Conference site.
  • Online registration is no longer available.

Openings are still available for both the Conference and the Tutorials. To register, the secure Web form may be used through Thursday October 3. The print and fax form may be used through Friday October 4. After Oct 4 registration must be done on site, beginning Thursday, October 10, at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda at One Bethesda Metro Center in Bethesda, MD.


Refund Policy

Refunds of registration fees can only be made upon receipt of a written request, postmarked no later than July 30, 2002, and are subject to a $100 administrative fee.

Special Needs

Participants with special needs should notify the organizers at least one month in advance. Please contact Foresight Institute, +1 (650) 917-1122, fax +1(650) 917-1123.


Accommodations and Travel

The 10th Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology will be held at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda at One Bethesda Metro Center in Bethesda, MD. The Conference will begin with a reception the evening of Thursday, October 10, and end Sunday, October 13, 2002. An intensive Tutorial on Foundations of Nanotechnology will be held on October 10, from 9 AM until 5 PM.

Site and Accommodations

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center
Wisconsin Ave. at Old
Georgetown Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814 USA
Telephone: +1 (301) 657-1234
Reservations +1 (800) 233-1234

Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations by Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002. Mention the Foresight Nanotechnology Conference to obtain the reduced room rate.

Group Rate $139, plus tax. Rooms at this rate are limited; reserve early.

Location: The Hyatt is located at Metro Center, Maryland's high tech corridor, 6 miles to downtown Washington, D.C., within walking distance to restaurants, theaters and world-class shopping; 5 miles to National Zoo, 18 miles to Washington/ National Airport, 32 miles to BWI airport and 18 miles to Dulles International Airport. For complete directions: Alternatively, follow the "Area Guide" link from the Hyatt Regency Bethesda home page.

Alternate Hotel Accommodations

In case of limited availability of rooms at the Hyatt, the following hotels have available accommodations and are within walking distance of the Hyatt.

Four Points Sheraton
8400 Wisconsin, Bethesda

Bethesda Court Hotel
7740 WIsconsin, Bethesda

Airport Transportation

Royal Airport Shuttle 800-653-0888 is available from Washington National, Dulles or BWI airports. Reservations are required. The Metro is available from Washington National Airport only.



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