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Graphenea, NanoXplore Inc., GrollTex, Raith America and More Slated to Present at the Graphene World Summit 2016

June 28, 2016
By Business Wire News


Smithers Apex, a company of The Smithers Group, pleased to announce that the NanoXplore, Graphenea, Graphene 3D Labs, GrollTex, Haydale, Raith America Inc., and more will present at the Graphene World Summit. Taking place September 19-20, 2016 in San Diego, California, the conference will bring together the scientific, commercial and investment communities in order to forge new partnerships and exchange ideas in pursuit of the successful development and commercialization of graphene.

“The Graphene World Summit 2016 will bring together a truly global network of raw material suppliers, equipment manufacturers, producers, end-users, theoretical and applied researchers and investment experts to explore commercialization, standardization and innovation,” said DeAna Morgan, Conference Producer for Smithers Apex.

The Graphene World Summit will give attendees insight into the latest applications and investment strategies that can be used to further drive broader use and commercialization success stories. The event will features keynotes from Dr. Soroush Nazarpour, Group NanoXplore Inc; Dr. Alexander Balandin, University of California-Riverside and Dr. Claudia Keibler, Franhaufer. As a leading expert, Dr. Nazarpour will provide insights on a systemic approach to developing new applications during the presentation. Balandin, an expert in the thermal materials, will highlight the thermal properties and applications for graphene. The last keynote by Dr. Keibler, will explore the relationship between graphene and OLEDs.

“The initial response from the market to this event – including strong support from industry leaders like Graphene 3D Labs; Haydale; SABIC; University of California – Riverside; and Graphene-Info – has us very excited for the face-to-face conversations on graphene that will take place in San Diego,” Morgan continued. “The potential of this exciting material is great; if you’re weighing your role in its future, you simply cannot afford to miss out on the cross-industry networking and learning opportunities that this conference will generate.”

For more information about the Graphene World Summit 2016, visit Limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are still available; contact Emily Murray at +1 330 762 7441.

Directly following Graphene 2016 is the 18th edition of the OLEDs World Summit. OLEDs 2016 will take place September 20-22 at the same venue and will include content related to graphene, as well as business and technical focus on OLED displays/materials and OLED lighting topics. For more information, visit

About Smithers Apex

Smithers Apex is a global business that provides events, market research, publications and strategic and technical consulting to an expanding list of niche, emerging and high growth industries, including home and personal care; lighting, imaging and displays; plastic electronics and alternative energy. For more information about Smithers Apex, please visit

About The Smithers Group:

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group includes Smithers Apex, Smithers Avanza, Smithers Pira, Smithers Quality Assessments, Smithers Rapra and Smithers Viscient. Each of The Smithers Group companies provide technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a group, the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides stability and a platform for long-term growth. By integrating science, technology and business expertise, Smithers’ goal is to add value throughout the life cycle of our clients’ products by utilizing testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. All Smithers companies are known by their clients as trusted providers of innovative solutions. For more information, visit

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Katie Oster, +1 330-762-7441 ext 1145