summit will bring together companies, investors, laboratories
and universities to explore partnership opportunities and prospects
for international business development in research and development
May 28-29 at the Sheraton Old Town.
Iberoamerican Research and Development Summit (AIRDS) is co-organized
by the UNM Iberoamerican Science & Technology Consortium
will focus on advanced manufacturing and small technology -
microsystems, nanotechnology, and micro-electro-mechanical systems
(MEMS) technology development and deployment. It will also explore
business and research opportunities in the Americas, Portugal
include Iberoamerican ministers of science and technology, top
officials, including Dr. Bruce Melhman, assistant secretary,
U.S. Office of Technology Policy; and industry leaders, including
Job Elders, president of C2V, and Arturo Ayon, senior program
manager for MEMS at Sony, Inc.
will consist of six general sessions and 12 break-out sessions.
program manager at ISTEC, said the conference is expected to
attract more than 250 participants.
Mexico is the perfect location to host the summit, García
said, adding, that the proximity of Los Alamos and Sandia National
Laboratories, UNM and other research facilities throughout the
region makes it the perfect place to serve as a technological
participants have a desire to participate in cutting edge research
and development, he said. The summit is a great
opportunity to bring together some of the top international
scholars and technology industries currently participating in
the development of nanotechnology and MEMS.
information go to www.irdsummit.org.