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an academic seminar



(1) One of the forms of study in the educational system, having as its goal the clarification and augmentation of the student’s knowledge. Students in a colloquium discuss the individual parts, divisions, themes, and problems of the course being studied (material usually not included in the subject matter of seminars and other practical forms of study) and the participants’ papers, projects, and other assignments.

(2) Scientific gatherings at which papers are heard and discussed.

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Among other leading academia present will be University of California Professor Eduardo Schwartz, who will keynote the Colloquium, and Menachem Brenner of New York University and Dan Galai of the Hebrew University, founders of the Colloquium.
All colloquiums will be video-conferenced and viewable by attendees in each city the day of the event.
These colloquiums offer a unique opportunity to scientists, entrepreneurs, venture investors and technologists to learn how nanotechnology is revolutionizing industry.