Conference: COMS 2010
City Location: Albuquerque, NM
Country: United States of America
Host Location: Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort
29 August – 2 September

Conference Highlights


The Micro and Nanotechnology Commercialization Education Foundation, MANCEF, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Commercialization of Micro-Nano Systems Conference (COMS) in New Mexico. COMS 2000 was a seminal event for New Mexico Small Tech, and COMS 2010 will once again put the global spotlight on New Mexico’s high-tech expertise and potential. Numerous dignitaries will be attending, including Dr Alton (Al) D. Romig, Jr., Executive Vice President, Deputy Laboratories Director, and Chief Operating Officer, Sandia National Laboratories, US State Senator for New Mexico, Jeff Bingaman, and State Senator Stephen H. Fischmann. As well as these representatives directly involved in Science & Technology, COMS 2010 will also offer unparalleled access to numerous Sandia National Lab specialists.

The 15th annual COMS conference includes an extraordinary list of keynote and plenary speakers. From Dr Seamus Curran of the University of Houston, a world leader in Solar Energy & MNT, to Hao Li of Motorola, who will discuss The Development of Ultimate Touch – Touch Screen Enabled by Nano Technology. Mostafa Analoui, Head of Healthcare and Life Science of Livingston Securities will present on NanoMedicine: Current State of Global R&D, Investment, and Future Outlook. Jean Christophe Eloy from Yole Développement will share Market Research & Strategy and Volker Saile of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will chair a session on the Current status of HARMST/LIGA, as well as Equipment & Processes. The COMS conference brings together the worlds best minds with expertise relating to the commercialization of small technologies.

Additional highlights of the wide-ranging technical program include Aerospace & Defense, Electronics & Microsystems, Energy & Environment, Fabrication, Characterization & Tools, Medical & Biotech, MNT Economic Development, Product & Market Development. Sessions include Printable Nano Electronics, MNT & Clean Tech Solutions, MNT Alternative Energy, MicroFluidics, Equipment and Processes, Nano and Metals, Minerals, & Materials, Sensors and Sensor Systems, MNT & Emerging Applications, Packaging and System Design, Aerospace & Unmanned Systems and many more. Visit for a complete program and for more information. COMS 2010 will also offer numerous Workshops including High Tech Entrepreneurship, Standards & Roadmapping, MEMS CAD Design, Strategic IP Management, Understanding Small Technology and the Future of HARMST/LIGA.