|Foresight Update 37 - Table of Contents|
TEX-MEMS: Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), August 23, 1999, Texas A&M University. Organized by researchers in Texas A&M's Dwight Look College of Engineering, the one-day TEX-MEMS conference will focus on Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS). Engineers and scientists from Texas and surrounding states will gather. Conference organizers hope this will be the first in a continuing series of meetings that will rotate to different locations around Texas every six months. Web: http://teesweb.tamu.edu/tcd/archive/fy99/1999-115.shtml
Foresight WeekendFall 1999 Senior Associates Gathering, September 17-19, 1999, Hotel Sofitel, San Francisco Bay. Change is coming faster every month now nanotechnology, open source, ubiquitous surveillance, mammalian cloning, bizarre intellectual property laws, smart drugs all mixed with a big dose of media hype. How to cope? We invite you to trade ideas with some allies individuals who can examine these prospects without undergoing mental shutdown. Contact Foresight, tel 650-917-1122, fax 650-917-1123, email firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.foresight.org/SrAssoc/1999_Fall_Gathering/index.html
Third European Symposium of the Protein Society, September 19-22, 1999, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Topics include protein dynamics, rational protein engineering, evolutionary protein engineering, single molecule analysis and manipulation, protein folding machines, membrane fusion machinery, molecular motors. Meeting Office 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814-3998, USA. Telephone: 301-530-7010; Fax: 301-530-7014. E-mail: email@example.com; Web: http://www.faseb.org/meetings/europro99
EUROMAT 99čEuropean Congress on Advanced Materials and Processes, in Conjunction with the Exhibition MATERIALICA, 27-30 September, 1999. ICM - International Congress Centre, Munich, Germany. Includes session on nano- and microtechnology (http://www.werkstoffwoche.de/html/Symposium_H.htm). For conference information: http://www.werkstoffwoche.de/.
scope1: information vs. meaning, Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 1999 in Vienna, Austria. A conference on information technology and the future of knowledge that asks what radically innovative tools and strategies for acquiring knowledge will emerge. Includes a talk by Foresight Advisor Dr. Ralph C. Merkle on "Nanotechnology and Meaning." For information, contact AHR Congress Services, Mariannengasse 32, A -1090 Vienna, Austria. Phone: ++43-1-402 7755-0; fax: ++43-1-402 8052. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: http://www.scope.at/
Seventh Foresight Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology, October 15-17, 1999 at the Westin Hotel in Santa Clara, CA. An intensive Tutorial on Foundations of Nanotechnology will be held on October 14. Enabling science and technology, computational models. Contact Foresight, tel 650-917-1122, fax 650-917-1123, email email@example.com, Web: http://www.foresight.org/Conferences/MNT7/index.html
American Vacuum Society 46th International Symposium, October 25 - 29, 1999 at Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington. Includes nanometer-scale science and technology, emerging opportunities and issues in nanotubes and nanoelectronics, the science of micro-electro-mechanical systems, and organic electronic materials. Web: http://www.vacuum.org/call/cfp.html
The Surgery Room of the 21st Century, November 1-2, 1999, The Moat House Hotel, Glasgow. Sponsored by the Institute of Nanotechnology. The theme of the conference is taken from the Royal Academy of Engineering's publication: 'Medical Engineering - A Field With Potential'. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information: http://www.nano.org.uk/surg.html
The Diagnostic Centre of the 21st Century, November 3-4, 1999, The Moat House Hotel, Glasgow. Sponsored by the Institute of Nanotechnology. The theme of the conference is taken from the Royal Academy of Engineering's publication: 'Medical Engineering - A Field With Potential'. Contact: email@example.com Further information: http://www.nano.org.uk/diag.html
IBC's 6th Annual Biochip Technologies Conference Presents Chips to Hits '99, Harnessing the Power of Microtechnology, November 2-5, 1999, The Claremont Resort & Spa, Berkeley, CA. "The Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industry's Leading Forum on Microarray and Microfluidic Technologies" Telephone: (508) 481-6400; Fax: (508) 481-7911; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: http://www.chipstohits.com/
Evolution: The 1999 Beckman Symposium Dedicated to Susumu Ohno, Saturday November 6, 1999, 8:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. Platt Conference Center Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, 1450 E. Duarte Rd., Duarte, California, 91010. Talks range from biological evolution to digital evolution. For further information regarding the Symposium, or to request registration materials: Sharyn Webb, Event Coordinator, Phone: (626) 256-8735; email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.cityofhope.org/~ctb/BecSym.html
IECON '99, the 25th annual conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, November 29th - December 3rd, 1999, Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, CA, USA. This year's IECON focuses on integration of factory automation, power electronics, robotics, signal processing with information technology to form a seamless, integrated, networked enterprise environment - the Totally Networked Industry Environment. Papers are also being solicited in the areas of emerging technologies, factory automation, power electronics, mechatronics, and signal processing and control. Bill Joy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems and a co-inventor of Jini, will be the keynote speaker. Web: http://isl.cs.virginia.edu/iecon99/
Cambridge Healthtech Institute's 2nd Biannual Bioengineering of Nanostructures for Biomedical and Biotechnical Applications (formerly Titled Microsystems Technology), December 1-3, 1999, Omni Parker House Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts. Session topics include: microscale manipulation, DNA nanotechnology, viral hijacking, emerging biomaterials, microfabrication in tissue engineering, neural microengineering, drug delivery, diagnostics/biosensors. Contact: Mary Ann Brown, Conference Director, Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Fax: 617-630-1325, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.healthtech.com/conference/nno/nno.htm
MSM 2000, the Third International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, March 27-29, 2000, US Grant hotel, San Diego, California, U.S.A. An interdisciplinary integrative forum on modeling, simulation and scientific computing in the microelectronic, semiconductor, sensors, materials and biotechnology fields. Contact: MSM 2000, 4847 Hopyard Road Suite 4-381, Pleasanton, CA 94588. PH: (925) 847 9152; FAX:(925) 847 9153. E-mail: email@example.com. Web: http://www.cr.org/MSM2000
The Fourth Alcor Conference on Life Extension Technologies, June 17-18, 2000, Asilomar Conference Grounds near Carmel, California, just 15 minutes from the Monterey Peninsula Airport. This conference will cover topics relevant to the expansion of human health and longevity, drawing from such fields as: biological and medical technologies, nanotechnology and nanomedicine, artificial intelligence, psychiatric aspects, defining death, and the insights of authors and artists. Foresight Chairman Dr. K. Eric Drexler and Foresight Advisor Dr. Ralph C. Merkle will talk. Web: http://www.alcor.org/conf.htm
From Foresight Update 37, originally published 30 July 1999.
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