Marcy, NY (WIBX) - SUNYIT is hosting the first in a series of public nanotechnology forums, discussing the industry's growth in the Mohawk Valley.

This Thursday's event starts at 1 p.m., and will feature addresses from Congressman Richard Hanna, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and State Senator Joe Griffo. SUNYIT President Wolf Yeigh will deliver the welcoming speech.

Nanotech industry presenters will also talk, including SUNYIT professor John Marsh and Andy Mackie, Global Product Manager at Indium.

Later on, breakout sessions will be held for the general public and K-12 teachers, college faculty and students and those working in business and industry.

To register for this free event, click here.