Join us for the 4th Annual Nanotechnology Day
Saturday, June 8, 2013
102 N Mill St. (Hwy 43)
Download the registration form (272 KB, PDF)
Download the poster (404 KB, PDF)
Attend one or more of these events
Rushford Nanotek Trek
East to Houston or west to Whalan
(Note Trail bridge work Whalan to Lanesboro)
- 7:00 am - Noon
- Families may ride the
Root River Trail
- 4 scenic Bluff
Routes of 10-50 miles
- Experience local
food and lodging
Download the current map (Low Resolution) (343 KB, PDF)
Download the current map (High Resolution) (6.32 MB, PDF)
Youth Nano Camp
9:00am - noon
Download the Nanocamp flier (402 KB, PDF)
You're invited to learn about one of the most exciting fields in science - nanotechnology! Nanotechnology's impact is far-reaching in fields as diverse as medicine, fashion, automotive, and industry. In this one-day free youth camp held on June 8, students will participate in hands-on nanotechnology activities, but more importantly, they will have FUN!
- 9:00 am - Noon
- Ages 14-21
- Learn how it
affects our lives
- Hands On Activities
- Box Lunch
Nanotechnology Presentations (in process)
Free conference with Walk-ins Welcome!
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Nanotechnology Conference Agenda
|1:00 – 1:30
Deb Newberry, Opening Speaker, National Nano Consultant and Scientist
Deb Newberry, a national nanotechnology consultant with 24 years of experience as a researcher and executive in the corporate world, now serves as director of the nanoscience Technology program at Dakota County Technical College. In addition to publishing numerous articles on nanotechnology, Deb is the author of The Next Big thing is Really Small, a best-selling book on nanotechnology.
2 Concurrent Sessions
|1:40 – 2:05
||Education and Workforce – Public Track
Marc Kalis, instructor at Southeast Technical, will provide a preview o f the college’s new introductory nanotechnology course and tuition reimbursement and will discuss workforce opportunities in the nanotechnology fields. Tom Vix, science teacher at Rushford-Peterson High School, will discuss teaching nanotechnology concepts to high school students.
|1:40 – 2:05
Protecting Your Technology – Business Track
James Cardle, patent attorney, will speak on patents and changes in the law.
|2:10 – 2:35
Kevin Klungtvedt, chair of the Rushford Institute for Nanotechnology (RINTEK), will speak on rural nanotechnology.
|2:40 – 3:05
Business Planning Assistance
Available options will be discussed by Dean Swanson, through SCORE, and Joyce Iverson, Community and Economic Development Associates through the SBA Small Business Development Center.
|3:15 – 4:00
Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) and other Nano Demonstrations
Kevin Klungtvedt, chairman of Rushford Institute for Nanotechnology, will provide AFM and other demonstrations.
Displays and demonstrations will be featured all afternoon in the gymnasium.
(507) 421-1885 or (507) 864-7698
email@example.com, Southeast Technical