This looks cool. Nano-Expo , or NottinghamNano, in HoodTown.
11am - 5pm Wednesday 16 May & 9am - 4 pm Thursday 17 May.
A 2 day conference with top level presentations by industrial and academic brains who are active in the field of micro- and nanotechnology. Leading international experts will be doing 3 plenary lectures and will be presenting on one of 6 topics, running in 2 parallel sessions.
NottinghamNano is the kinda Borg-lite version for the public with interactive whatsits and safe with children and household fabrics. It's also on the Friday too.