Speakers Include:

Elizabeth AlbroElizabeth Albro
Associate Commissioner, Teaching and Learning Division, US Department of Education
Chathri AliChathri Ali
Managing Partner, talkTECH
Adah AlmutairiAdah Almutairi
Co-Founder, eLux Medical, Inc.
Mansoor M. AmijiMansoor M. Amiji
Distinguished Professor & Chair, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Co-Director, Nanomedicine Education & Research Consortium, Northeastern University
Thomas AnchordoquyThomas Anchordoquy
Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy
 Susan Auger
President and Founder , Auger Communications, Inc.
Frank BarrosFrank Barros
Program Analyst, DHS SBIR/STTR
Aryeh BattAryeh Batt
Photon-Jet Ltd.
 Phil Beatty
Associate Director, US Department of Education
Leza BesemannLeza Besemann
Technology Strategy Manager, University of Minnesota, Office for Technology Commercialization
Ramesh  Bhargava Ramesh Bhargava
Chairman & CEO, Nanocrystals Technology
Anthony BoccanfusoAnthony Boccanfuso
Executive Director, National Academies University Industry Demonstration Partnership
 Purvi Booth
Edsel BrownEdsel Brown
Assistant Director, Office of Technology, U.S. Small Business Administration
 Alf Carroll
Vince CastranovaVince Castranova
Chief of the Pathology and Physiology Research Branch, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Steven ChenSteven Chen
Angel Investor, Blu Ventures
Shawn ChenShawn Chen
Senior Investigator, NIBIB/NIH
 Cameron Childs
Naval Research Laboratory
Alesssandro ChiolerioAlesssandro Chiolerio
Center for Space Human Robotics, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia - IIT
 Mary Clague
SBIR Program Manager, NIST
Charles ClelandCharles Cleland
National Program Leader, SBIR, U.S. Department of Agriculture
 Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet
Administrator, SBA
 Ron Cooper
Thomas  CundiffThomas Cundiff
Deputy Director for Comparative Technology , Office of the Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Technology and Logistics
 Thomas Cundiff
Deputy Director, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Technology and Logistics
 Douglas Deason
Missile Defense Agency, DoD
Philip DemokritouPhilip Demokritou
Director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology, Harvard School of Public Health
Shanta  DharShanta Dhar
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, The University of Georgia
Marina DobrovolskaiaMarina Dobrovolskaia
Senior Scientist, Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory, NCI/NIH
James DrakesJames Drakes
Executive Director, Advanced Programs, Aeroject
Lindsay D’AmbrosioLindsay D’Ambrosio
Manager, Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP), National Science Foundation
 Erik Edgerton
Grants Management Specialist, National Institutes of Health
Francisco Estevez-MolineroFrancisco Estevez-Molinero
Russell FarmerRussell Farmer
Co-Founder, ReliAscent LLC
Dorothy F. FarrellDorothy F. Farrell
Nanotechnology Development Projects Manager, NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer
Lenka FedorkovaLenka Fedorkova
Assistant Manager SBIR/STTR Programs, National Institutes of Health
Paul B FisherPaul B Fisher
Professor, Chair Dept. of Human Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University
Montgomery FisherMontgomery Fisher
Director of Investigative Proactive Analytic Reviews and Evaluations , National Science Foundation
 Richard Flake
AF CRP Program Manager, US Air Force
Mark FlohrMark Flohr
SBIR Program Manager, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
Dennis FortnerDennis Fortner
Senior Manager of Intellectual Property and Strategic Technology Agreements , Northrop Grumman
Paul FrancePaul France
Vice President- Innovation Systems, MeadWestvaco
Tenzin FrisbyTenzin Frisby
Defense Trade Controls Licensing , US Department of State
Tracy FrostTracy Frost
Deputy Administrator, DoD SBIR/STTR Programs, US Department of Defense
Edward P. FurlaniEdward P. Furlani
Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
 Yolanda Gantlin
Defense Trade Controls Licensing , US Department of State
Valerie GaydosValerie Gaydos
Founder, Angel Venture Forum
Charles L. Geraci, Jr.Charles L. Geraci, Jr.
Coordinator, Nanotechnology Research Center, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
David  GiljohannDavid Giljohann
CEO, AuraSense
Thomas GillespieThomas Gillespie
Partner, In-Q-Tel
Stephen GlazierStephen Glazier
Partner, K&L Gates LLP
 Joseph Grant
Deputy Program Executive, SBIR/STTR, NASA
 James Groelinger
Executive Director, Clean Energy Alliance
Maggie GulbinskaMaggie Gulbinska
Manager, Scouting New Technology & Markets, Battery Materials , BASF
John HardinJohn Hardin
Executive Director, North Carolina Department of Commerce
Mark HarrisMark Harris
President & CEO, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition
Robert HarrisonRobert Harrison
Managing Partner, 24IP Law Group
Adam Jay HarrisonAdam Jay Harrison
Center for Smart Defense
 Bob Headrick
Office of Naval Research
Bonny HeetBonny Heet
SBIR Program Manager, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
Mark D. HooverMark D. Hoover
Senior Research Scientist, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
 Larry Hornack
Program Director, Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) Program, National Science Foundation
Kiki IkossiKiki Ikossi
Science and Technology Manager, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
Srinivas IyerSrinivas Iyer
Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Doug JamisonDoug Jamison
Chairman of the Board, CEO, and Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group
Lee  JosephsonLee Josephson
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Christian KallingerChristian Kallinger
European Patent Office
Trevor KeelTrevor Keel
Head of Technology, World Gold Council
Mark KesterMark Kester
Professor, University of Virginia
Shing KwokShing Kwok
National Program Leader (NPL), Division of Plant Production, Institute of Food Production and Sustainability (IFPS) , USDA
Vinod LabhasetwarVinod Labhasetwar
Cancer NanoMedicine Lead, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute
Al LauritanoAl Lauritano
Director, Technology Licensing & Collaboration, BD Technologies
 Rich Leshner
Program Executive, SBIR/STTR Program, NASA
Jingyu LiuJingyu Liu
Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Jeffrey MacBrideJeffrey MacBride
Small Business Program Manager, Lockheed Martin
Marcelle MachlufMarcelle Machluf
Faculty, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
ML MackeyML Mackey
CEO, Beacon Interactive Systems
Stephen MaloneStephen Malone
Director, Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center
Mike MansuettiMike Mansuetti
President, Bosch
 Ken Marken
U.S. Department of Energy
Dorothee MartinDorothee Martin
External Venturing Group, Saint-Gobain
Hedi  MattoussiHedi Mattoussi
Professor, Florida State University
Michael MaughanMichael Maughan
Manager, Electromagnetic Systems Group, General Atomics
 Kelly Mendell
President, MIKEL
David MetzgerDavid Metzger
Arnold & Porter LLP
Stephen D MillerStephen D Miller
Judy E. Gugenheim Professor of Microbiology-Immunology, Northwestern University Medical School
Tamara MinkoTamara Minko
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Mark MinnichelliMark Minnichelli
Director, Technical Development, BASF
Thomas MooreThomas Moore
Director, Defense Systems Information Analysis Center
Stephanie MorrisStephanie Morris
Program Manager, NCI Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research
Amanda MorrisAmanda Morris
Project Director, National Science Foundation
Maureen MulvihillMaureen Mulvihill
President & CEO, Actuated Medical, Inc.
 Daniel Muth
Director, Thin Line Strategies, LLC
Susan NicholsSusan Nichols
Program Director, SBIR/STTR, DARPA
Kwang W. OhKwang W. Oh
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
Lt Col Charles OrmsbyLt Col Charles Ormsby
Military Deputy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary, USAF
Michael PambianchiMichael Pambianchi
Research Director, Glass Research , Corning
Anil PatriAnil Patri
Deputy Director, Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory, National Institutes of Health
Michael PattersonMichael Patterson
President, Graphene Frontiers
 Kim Peyser
 Larry Pollack
SBIR Program Manager, DTRA
Matthew PortnoyMatthew Portnoy
NIH SBIR/STTR Program Manager, National Institutes of Health
 Liz Povar
Vice-President, Business Expansion, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Yes Virginia
John PucciJohn Pucci
Operations Manager, SBIR, US Army SBIR
Roberto PugnoRoberto Pugno
Examiner, European Patent Office
 Teresa Puretz
SBIR Program Manager, OSD R&E
Sue PurvisSue Purvis
Outreach and Education Advisor, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Sangeeta  RaySangeeta Ray
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Christopher RinaldiChristopher Rinaldi
Program Administrator, U.S. Department of Defense SBIR-STTR
Betty RoysterBetty Royster
SBIR/STTR Communications Specialist, National Institutes of Health
Nareg SagherianNareg Sagherian
Presidential Management Fellow, SBA Office of Investment and Innovation
 Rob Saunders
Army RIF
Robert  Schmeltzer Robert Schmeltzer
Innovation Manager / Federal Labs Liaison, BASF
Colin SearsColin Sears
Business Recruitment Officer, Business Oregon
 Natalie Seiling
SBIR Program Manager, DLA
 Jenny Servo
President, Dawnbreaker
 Carol Sexton
Chief, DCAA-Audit Liaison Division
Derrick ShackDerrick Shack
Assistant Security Manager/Senior Security Specialist , Office of Naval Research
Rohit ShuklaRohit Shukla
David SikoraDavid Sikora
Program Manager SBIR/STTR, Air Force
Anna SkinnerAnna Skinner
Human Factors Program Manager, AnthroTronix Inc.
 Bob Smith
SBIR Program Manager, Department of Navy RIF
 Bob Smith
Tandem NSI
Jesus SorianoJesus Soriano
Program Director, SBIR/STTR, National Science Foundation
John SpearsJohn Spears
Director of Clusters and Skills Initiatives , U.S. Small Business Administration
Patrick T. SpicerPatrick T. Spicer
Associate Professor, University of New South Wales
Jim StefansicJim Stefansic
Director of Commercialization, Launch Tennessee
Alexander H  SteghAlexander H Stegh
Assistant Professor, Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center, Northwestern University
Lawrence  TamarkinLawrence Tamarkin
President and CEO, Cytimmune Sciences Inc.
Gail Taylor-SmithGail Taylor-Smith
Director of Strategic Technology, Boeing
Kristina ThorsellKristina Thorsell
Associate Program Officer, Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR)
Nicholas TownsendNicholas Townsend
Associate, Arnold & Porter LLP
 Julia Tulino
Defense Trade Controls Compliance
 Neal Vance
Manager, West Virginia Business Development Office
Viktor VeefkindViktor Veefkind
Examiner, European Patent Office
 Lindsay Walford
Special Agent, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, OIG
Christopher WaltersChristopher Walters
Outreach Lead, SBIR Program, Department of Defense (DoD)
Mike WeirMike Weir
Director, Cyber Security and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC)
 Bob Weiss
President, Technology Transitions
Monte WetzelMonte Wetzel
Head of Licensing, Roche
 Kevin Wheeler
Deputy Democratic Staff Director , US Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee
John WilliamsJohn Williams
Director, Navy SBIR/STTR Programs, U.S. Navy
 Melissa Wong
Program Manager, SBIR, US Department of Transportation
Kelly WrightKelly Wright
Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
 Eric Wuchina
Steven XanthoudakisSteven Xanthoudakis
Director, Business Development, World Wide Licensing and Acquisitions, Merck
Elmer YglesiasElmer Yglesias
Thomson Reuters
Christopher ZemberChristopher Zember
Director, Information Analysis Centers, Department of Defense
 Paul Zielinski
Federal Lab Consortium
Steven ZulloSteven Zullo

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