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NANOvember 2014

In support of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s innovation blueprint for educational excellence and economic development, the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) will hold its annual month-long celebration showcasing the exciting world of nanotechnology and the global leadership of SUNY Poly and NYS in the most important science of the 21st century!

Saturday, Nov. 1
CNSE Community Day
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

CNSE Community Day is a chance for people of all ages from the Capital Region and beyond to receive an up-close look at the exciting world of nanotechnology. Attendees will experience hands-on activities, engaging demonstrations, timely presentations, and guided tours of CNSE’s unrivaled Albany NanoTech Complex. Attendees will also see firsthand how SUNY Polytechnic Institute and New York State have emerged as the epicenter for the nanotechnology-driven society of the 21st century! 

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Saturday, Nov. 1
CNSE STC Community Day
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5450 Campus Drive
Canandaigua, NY
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

At CNSE's Smart System Technology and Commercialization Center of Excellence (CNSE STC) in Canandaigua, NY, visitors will learn about the facility's cutting-edge microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) capabilities through guided tours, engaging displays and a number of exciting child-friendly activities.

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Saturday, Nov. 1
Quad-C Community Day
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute, 330 Technology Drive
Marcy, NY
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

At the soon-to-be-completed SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Computer Chip Commercialization Center (Quad-C) on the Utica campus, part of Governor Cuomo’s ‘Nano Utica’ initiative, visitors will learn about the exciting project through site tours and timely presentations detailing the economic impact of regional development.

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Monday, Nov. 3
ASML Technical Symposium
noon - 6:30 p.m.

The Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly) and ASML will partner to host the ASML 2014 Technology Symposium, which focuses on lithography solutions for migration to 1x node. This event is by invite only.

Wednesday, Nov. 5
3rd Symposium On Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Smart City Market Alignment for Roadway Technologies (The SMART Symposium)
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Leveraging the strengths of CNSE, which is home to the Smart Cities Smart Cities Technology Innovation Center (SCiTI) and the only fully-integrated, 300mm and 450mm wafer computer chip pilot prototyping and demonstration lines in the world, the SMART Symposium will focus on the University Research Assets, Technology Innovations and available Capital and Economic Development incentives that together offer numerous opportunities for the successful deployment of Connected Vehicles combined with an overview of national Connected Vehicle programs and various State legislative frameworks compared to the current legislative and regulatory framework of New York State. This event is by invite only.

Tuesday, Nov. 11
AVS Career Fair

noon - 5 p.m.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute in conjunction with the CNSE student chapter of the American Vacuum Society will host a career fair. The fair will feature information about career and internship opportunities in the STEM field from several local and national high-tech companies and is open to undergraduate and graduate students from colleges and universities in the Capital Region and surrounding area.

Wednesday, Nov. 12
Nano Night with the Utica Comets

7 p.m.

Thousands of Utica Comets fans will learn about nanotechnology’s growing regional and statewide impact through displays, videos, and presentations. A number of game attendees will also be able to take home a nano-inspired puck.

Saturday, Nov. 15
Girl Scouts Nano Discovery Day
12:30 - 4 p.m.

CNSE will partner with the Girl Scouts to introduce young girls to the inspiring world of nanotechnology. After completing a number of hands-on, nanoscale science-based activities, the Girl Scouts will be awarded patches for their participation.

Monday, Nov. 17
Dr. Alain Kaloyeros
"Nanotechnology Impact"

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

SUNY Poly's CEO and Officer in Charge Dr. Alain Kaloyeros will discuss the emergence of nanotechnology, its growing impact on all facets of society, and the growing global leadership of SUNY Poly and New York State in the science that is “leading to the next Industrial Revolution.”

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Thursday, Nov. 20
iClean Annual Meeting
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

iCLEAN and the Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will host their annual meeting where members of the public are invited to hear an overview of the incubator services provided by iCLEAN, enjoy an interactive panel discussion, and hear pitches from each of the current member companies of the iCLEAN incubator. Participants will be invited to a networking reception following the conclusion of the company presentations.

Saturday, Nov. 22
CNSE CMOST NANOvember Family Day

10 - 5 p.m.
250 Jordan Rd.
Troy, NY

CNSE CMOST will open its doors at no cost during this event that will give attendees an exciting hands-on adventure into the world of nanotechnology. Families will be able to experience nanotechnology exhibits and other hands-on activities, including the reading of a science-focused story followed by the chance for visitors to explore concepts related to size by using a tiny ruler and scented balloons. Children will also be able to engage in activities that showcase nature-inspired applications of nanotechnology.

All events will be held at CNSEs Albany NanoTech Complex unless otherwise noted.

CNSE's Albany NanoTech Complex
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203

To receive further information on NANOvember 2014 and other upcoming CNSE events, email CNSEevents@sunycnse.com