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PerkinElmer & SFU - Nanolytica™ 2014 Educational Symposium

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Friday, March 14, 2014 from 7:45 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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PerkinElmer in partnership with Simon Fraser University Chemistry Department, 4D Labs at SFU, and NSERC is providing a forum where academic, government, and industrial researchers can come together to share insights on nanomaterial analytical techniques developed in the areas of advanced materials, life sciences, energy and the environment.  

This symposium is a great opportunity for you to learn from colleagues and peers and discover the latest technological advances and analytical techniques in nanotechnology and advanced materials.

Registration Includes:

  • Diverse presentations from local and nationally recognized experts
  • PerkinElmer scientists available to provide solutions
  • Discussion on the commercialization/VC aspect of nanomaterials
  • Lunch and refreshments throughout the day
  • Technical demonstrations
  • Complete Nano Primer (booklet on commonly used analytical techniques for nano materials)

Guest Presenters:

  • Sara Applebaum, Pangaea Ventures
  • Dan Blondal, Perfect Lithum
  • Ian Burgess, University of Saskatchewan
  • Geoff Catherwood, BDC Energy/Cleantech Venture Fund
  • Dr. Stuart Chambers, Powertech Labs
  • Dr. Walter Cicha, IRAP Pacific–NRC Canada
  • Dr. Alfred Lam, Chrysalix Ventures
  • Matt Moffitt, University of Victoria
  • Matthew Panciera, PerkinElmer
  • David Patrick, Western Washington University
  • Dr. James Ranville, Colorado School of Mines
  • Dr. Chady Stephan, PerkinElmer
  • Dr. Don Yapp,British Columbia Cancer Agency
  • Dr. Jeff Young, University of British Columbia Physics
  • Dr. Hogan Yu, Simon Fraser University

 

Poster Session: 

We invite all scientists and engineers from academia, government or industry to submit posters for consideration at the NanoLytica event. It's your chance to share your ideas and experiences with others working in this field. The best student presented poster will WIN AN APPLE iPAD 

Please use the Registration Form (above) to enter your Poster submission or contact Toby Astill (toby.astill@perkinelmer.com).

Oral Session

Registration (Refreshments Provided)

7:45 AM- 8:30 AM

DVD Technology-based Molecular Diagnosis Platform: Quantitative Pregnancy Test on a Disc
Dr. Hogan Yu, Simon Fraser University

8:30 AM

Single Particle ICP-MS for Nanoparticle Detection and Size Distribution Determinations - Current State of the Art and Future Perspectives
Dr. Chady Stephan, PerkinElmer

9:00 AM

Microfluidic Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers: Flow-Directed Structure in Functional Colloids
Matt Moffitt, University of Victoria

9:30 AM

Perfect Lithium – High Performance Lithium Battery Cathode Nanopowders
Dan Blondal, Perfect Lithum

10:00 AM

Break (Refreshments Provided)

10:30 AM

Can Classical Electrochemical Techniques Provide Insight on Nanocrystal Formation and Stability?
Dr. Ian Burgess, University of Saskatchewan

11:00 AM

Hybrid Techniques for Characterizing Hybrid Materials
Matthew Panciera, PerkinElmer

11:30 AM

Nanomaterials and Nanostructures for Light Management in Solar Concentrators
Dr. David Patrick, Western Washington University

12:00 PM

Lunch (Provided) 

12:30 PM- 1:30 PM

Advanced Materials in the Electrical sector: Testing, R&D, and Investigations
Dr. Stuart Chambers, Research Scientist, Powertech Labs

1:30 PM

Using Silicon Photonic Circuits to Optically Trap Au Nanoparticles at sub-mW Power Levels
Dr. Jeff Young, University of British Columbia Physics

2:00 PM

Resources and Strategies for Commercializing Nanomaterials and Advanced Materials
Dr. Alfred Lam, Chrysalix Ventures, Sarah Applebaum, Pangaea Ventures Ltd., Geoff Catherwood, BDC Energy/Cleantech Venture Fund

2:30 PM

Break (Refreshments Provided)

3:00 PM

Characterizing the Fate of Engineered Nanoparticles in the Environment and Biological Samples
Dr. James Ranville, Colorado School of Mines

3:30 PM

Tracking Nanoparticles in Biological Systems to Better Understand Drug Delivery and Therapeutic Efficacy
Dr. Don Yapp, British Columbia Cancer Agency

4:00 PM

Nanotechnology in 2014: Some Global Opportunities, Challenges and Markets from an Energetic Canadian Perspective
Dr. Walter Cicha, Strategic Intelligence, IRAP Pacific–NRC Canada

4:30 PM

Mixer / Poster Sessions

5:00 PM

Award Announcements

6:30 PM

Have questions about PerkinElmer & SFU - Nanolytica™ 2014 Educational Symposium? Contact PerkinElmer

When & Where


SFU Theatre
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC
Canada

Friday, March 14, 2014 from 7:45 AM to 6:00 PM (PDT)


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CALL FOR POSTERS!

We invite all scientists and engineers from academia, government or industry to submit posters for consideration at the NanoLytica event. It's your chance to share your ideas and experiences with others working in this field. The best student presented poster will WIN AN APPLE iPAD.

Click here for more information on poster submission. Submit when you register or contact toby.astill@perkinelmer.com for more information.

2014-02-23 05:49:22

Where to Park:

Nanolytica will take place in the SFU Theatre off of Convocation Mall. Parking is UNDER the mall, as noted by the blue and yellow circles in the map below.

Directions to the University can be found here, whether you are arriving by plane, bus, car, or train.

If you are driving to SFU, please note that Gaglardi Way northbound is closed for road work.  Driving directions to the Vistor's Parkade can be found here.  It is advised that drivers allow an additional travel time of 5-10 minutes.

 

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