SACRAMENTO, Calif.- The International Congress of Nanotechnology (ICNT) is being held in San Francisco on Oct. 30 - Nov. 2, 2006. A special focus entitled Roadmap for Nanotechnology Industry will be presented at the General Assembly of the ICNT on October 31.

More than 150 speakers and presenters will cover a complete spectrum of the emerging field of nanotechnology, including the latest research and development in nanomaterials; nanoelectronics; nanophotonics; nanobiotechnology; nanomedicine; nanoethics; workforce education and training; environmental, societal, and health and safety implications; and nanotech venture-capital investment. To view a partial list of speakers, visit To learn more about exhibiting, go to