• 05.01.05


Critical calendar listings for May 2005.

May 08

Start May with a visit to the land of the extremely small. Motorola, P&G, and Nestle will be showing off their wares at the Nano Science and Technology Institute’s 2005 Conference & Trade Show in Anaheim, California — and NSTI’s Nanotech Ventures Vetting Team wants to fund the next little idea (


May 12

This month, it’s all design all the time. Check out DesignTech Connect 2005 in L.A. (; Chicago’s Institute of Design Strategy Conference (May 18, egyconference); or Boston’s Front End of Innovation (May 23,

May 16

Dust off the old Schwinn for Bike to Work Week. You can burn off the morning bagel and give a nod to the environment. Just don’t forget to “be bright, use a light at night” (thanks, League of American Bicyclists!). Note to Europhiles: Vespas don’t count (

May 17

At last, throw back a couple of Red Bulls and shimmy into E3Expo, the dizzying four-day L.A. gamer gathering. Don’t miss this year’s hottest sneak peek from Electronic Arts. Hint: It’s an offer you can’t refuse (

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