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NANO Connect provides a forum to promote collaboration among educators, industry partners, post-secondary institutions, and government in support of the Illinois Research STEM Pathway and statewide economic development. 

 Wheeling High School
October 9, 2012
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Welcome Illinois Governor Pat Quinn


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8:00am -8:30am Registration
8:00am - 9:00 am A. NANO Showcase/Networking

8:15am- 9:00 am B. Integrating NANO into the Traditional High School Science Curriculum

C. Practical Applications of NANO Tech, Dr. Dmitriy Dikin, Northwestern University, Department of Mechanical  Engineering


      Sang Theater
9:00am -9:15am Representative Robert Dold, 10th Cogressional District
9:15am -10:00am Gayle E. Woloschak, Ph. D., Professor, (BIO), Departments of Radiation Oncology, Radiology,Cell and Molecular Biology,
Robert E. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Feinberg School of Medicine
10:00am-10:45am  Ted Fetters, Illinois Science and Technology Coalition (ISTC)

10:45am –11:00am Dr. Ko, Director of NANOScience Sahmyook University, Seoul, South Korea
11:00am-12:00pm E. Connecting the Dots: NextGeneration Science Standards, STEM Research Pathway, Career & Tech Ed, and NANO Technology: An Interactive Panel Discussion

F. NANO Showcase/Networking

G. Careers in NANO Technology:  Dr. Kathleen Gregar, Argonne National Laboratory

11:45am-12:30pm H. Student Presentations

I.  Building Tour










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