Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference

Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:00 am - 12:00 am EST

On Saturday, November 28, the sixth annual Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference (WNC) will bring together students, employers, researchers and entrepreneurs to discuss the exciting future of nanotechnology. This virtual event provides an exclusive opportunity to learn about careers, opportunities and resources in the world of nanotechnology.

All students (high school, university, college and graduate) and industry professionals are welcome to join us as we explore three unique aspects of nanotechnology: health, environment and information.

Since it was founded in 2015, this free event continues to grow in reputation. This year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be hosted online.

Register here by Friday, November 27.

This student-run conference will educate and inspire, with exciting speakers from leading industry positions, renowned research groups and innovative start-ups from across North America:

  • Evelyn Allen, CEO and Co-Founder of Evercloak
  • Marcie Black, CEO and Co-Founder of Advanced Silicon Group
  • Soern Brandt, Machine Learning Engineer at 1920 Genetics
  • William Chueh, Associate Professor at Stanford University
  • Rebecca Cook, HR Manager at Avalon Holographics
  • Cao Thang Dinh, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University
  • Ali Khademhosseini, CEO and Founding Directors of Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation
  • Edward (Ted) Sargent, Canada Research Chair in Nanotechnology, Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Toronto
  • Michael Sefton, Professor at University of Toronto
  • Amir Sheikhi, Founding Director at the Bio-Soft Materials Laboratory at Pennsylvania State University
  • Stephanie Simmons, Assistant Professor at Simon Fraser University
  • Leyla Soleymani, Associate Professor at McMaster University
  • Samuel Stupp, Board of Trustees, Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry and Medicine at Northwestern University
  • Heather Trajano, Associate Professor at University of British Columbia
  • Qianshu Wang, Process Engineer at Avalon Holographics
  • Evelyn Yim, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at UWaterloo

For more information about the conference, visit the Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference.