The 1999 Golden Gate Polymer Forum Spring Symposium




"Polymers in Optoelectronics, Displays and Advanced Technologies"

Monday, June 7, 1999
Location: Michael's at Shoreline
Shoreline Park, Mountain View, CA


8:00-8:45 am - Registration and coffee

Morning Session: Displays

8:45 am - Opening Remarks: Dr. Daniel Roitman, Hewlett Packard Laboratories

9:00 am - Dr. Paul Drzaic, e-ink Corporation
"Microencapsulated Display Media for Next Generation Displays"

10:00 am - Dr. Homer Antoniadis, Hewlett Packard Laboratories
"Organic Light-Emitting Diodes: A Novel Emissive Display Technology"

10:45 am - Coffee Break

11:00 am - Dr. Campbell Scott, IBM Almaden Research Center
"Light-Emitting Diodes Based on Fluorene Polymers"

Afternoon Session: Polymers in Optoelectronics and Advanced Technologies

1:15 pm - Opening Remarks: Dr. Hilary Lackritz, Gemfire Corporation

1:30 pm - Professor Alex K-Y Jen, Northeastern University
"From Molecular Design to Opto-electronics Applications: Organic Electro-optic Materials

2:30 pm - Professor Susan Carter, U.C. Santa Cruz
"Polymer Nanoparticle Composites for Optoelectronics"

3:15 pm - Coffee Break

3:30 pm - Dr. Marty McKenzie, Lightwave Microsystems
"Evaluating Polymers for Optical Applications"

4:15 pm - Dr. Susan Ermer, Lockheed-Martin
"Electro-optic Polymers for Space Applications"

5:00 pm - Dr. John Kerr, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
"Polymer Electrolytes in Rechargable Lithium Batteries: 'Alice in Wonderland' or the Solution to the Electric Vehicle Battery Problem?"

5:45 pm - Closing Remarks and Announcements

6:00 pm - Wine & Cheese Reception

Cost: $125

Lunch will be provided in the form of an Italian buffet. Vegetarian options will be available. Wine and cheese reception included at the end of the technical program; please feel free to stay for a while and talk to our speakers and other attendees.

RESERVATION DEADLINE: 5 pm, June 3 (Thursday)
Note: We must ask you to be liable for the cost of your dinner if you register and do not attend; cancellations may be made up to the registration deadline. You should receive a confirmation of registration. If you do not, please try again. Call or e-mail any of the following contact persons.

Nayan Ashar
(408) 435-6099
Hilary Lackritz

DIRECTIONS TO MICHAEL'S AT SHORELINE: From 101 take the Shoreline Boulevard Exit, turning toward the bay. Drive past the amphitheater and into Shoreline Park. After a mile or so, a sign will direct you to turn left into the parking lot.
Address: 2960 N Shoreline Blvd.
Restaurant phone: (650) 962-1014

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