Speakers Include:

Leandre AdifonLeandre Adifon
Vice President, Enterprise Systems Engineering & Advanced Technology, Ingersoll Rand
Yucel AkkutluYucel Akkutlu
Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
Elizabeth AlbroElizabeth Albro
Associate Commissioner, Teaching and Learning Division, US Department of Education
Chathri AliChathri Ali
Managing Partner, talkTECH
Jay AmarasekeraJay Amarasekera
Regional Technology Manager, SABIC
Peter L. AntoinettePeter L. Antoinette
President & Chief Executive Officer, Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.
 Susan Auger
President and Founder , Auger Communications, Inc.
Frank BarrosFrank Barros
Program Analyst, DHS SBIR/STTR
 Phil Beatty
Associate Director, US Department of Education
Leza BesemannLeza Besemann
Technology Strategy Manager, University of Minnesota, Office for Technology Commercialization
Subir BhattacharjeeSubir Bhattacharjee
CTO, Water Planet Engineering
Anthony BoccanfusoAnthony Boccanfuso
Executive Director, National Academies University Industry Demonstration Partnership
Ivelisse BoerenkoIvelisse Boerenko
Strategic Business Development Manager, Capewell
William B.  BonvillianWilliam B. Bonvillian
Director, MIT, Washington Office
 Purvi Booth
Jakob BredsguardJakob Bredsguard
Chief Technical Officer, Biosynthetic Technologies
Edsel BrownEdsel Brown
Assistant Director, Office of Technology, U.S. Small Business Administration
Ron BuckhaltRon Buckhalt
Manager, BioPreferred Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Elizabeth BurtonElizabeth Burton
WESTCARB Technical Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Mike CameronMike Cameron
Program Manager-External Technology, The Sherwin-Williams Company
Willard C. (Bill) CapdevielleWillard C. (Bill) Capdevielle
Principal, Oil Patch Engineering, PLLC
 Alf Carroll
Vince CastranovaVince Castranova
Chief of the Pathology and Physiology Research Branch, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Ronald R. ChanceRonald R. Chance
Senior Scientific Advisor, Physical Sciences, , Algenol Biofuels
Steven ChenSteven Chen
Angel Investor, Blu Ventures
 Cameron Childs
Naval Research Laboratory
 Mary Clague
SBIR Program Manager, NIST
 Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet
Administrator, SBA
 Ron Cooper
Stéphane CosteuxStéphane Costeux
Research Leader, The Dow Chemical Company
José CubilloJosé Cubillo
Materials Engineer, Acciona Infrastructures
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
Petra E. de JonghPetra E. de Jongh
Associate Professor, Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University
 Douglas Deason
Missile Defense Agency, DoD
James DrakesJames Drakes
Executive Director, Advanced Programs, Aeroject
Alain DufresneAlain Dufresne
Professor, Paper Science, Print Media and Biomaterials, Grenoble Institute of Technology
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
Stan  FarnsworthStan Farnsworth
Vice President of Marketing, NovaCentrix
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
Hans FraaijeHans Fraaije
Founder, Culgi Inc.; Professor, , University Leiden
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
 Yolanda Gantlin
Defense Trade Controls Licensing , US Department of State
Valerie GaydosValerie Gaydos
Founder, Angel Venture Forum
Thomas GillespieThomas Gillespie
Partner, In-Q-Tel
Stephen GlazierStephen Glazier
Partner, K&L Gates LLP
Alexandra L.  GoodsonAlexandra L. Goodson
Business Development Manager - Energy Storage Modules, ABB Inc.
 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
Imre GyukImre Gyuk
Program Manager, Energy Storage Research, U.S. Department of Energy
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
Tim J. HebrinkTim J. Hebrink
Staff Scientist, 3M Corporate Research Process Lab
Bonny HeetBonny Heet
SBIR Program Manager, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
Ron HendershotRon Hendershot
Director, Technical Center, Daikin America, Inc.
Markus (Mark) D. HerremaMarkus (Mark) D. Herrema
Chief Executive Officer, Newlight Technologies, LLC
 Larry Hornack
Program Director, Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) Program, National Science Foundation
Robert W. IvesterRobert W. Ivester
Acting Director, DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office
Doug JamisonDoug Jamison
Chairman of the Board, CEO, and Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group
Bjørn Petter JelleBjørn Petter Jelle
Senior Research Scientist, SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Christian KallingerChristian Kallinger
European Patent Office
Andrew KintzAndrew Kintz
LORD Corporation
Aleksandar  KojicAleksandar Kojic
Head, Energy Technologies Department , Bosch
Brian A. KorgelBrian A. Korgel
Director, Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics
 Rich Leshner
Program Executive, SBIR/STTR Program, NASA
Ju  LiJu Li
Battelle Energy Alliance Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering, MIT
Qinghuang LinQinghuang Lin
Research Staff Member and Manager, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Igor LinkovIgor Linkov
Risk and Decision Science Focus Area Lead, US Army Corps of Engineers
John  LitynskiJohn Litynski
Carbon Capture Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy
Jingyu LiuJingyu Liu
Postdoctoral Research Associate, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Xingbo  LiuXingbo Liu
Associate Professor & Associate Chair for Research Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, West Virginia University
Jeffrey MacBrideJeffrey MacBride
Small Business Program Manager, Lockheed Martin
ML MackeyML Mackey
CEO, Beacon Interactive Systems
Deborah MagidDeborah Magid
Director, Software Strategy, IBM Venture Capital Group
Michael MahoneyMichael Mahoney
North American Manager, External Venturing Group, Saint-Gobain
Stephen MaloneStephen Malone
Director, Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center
Stuart A. MaloyStuart A. Maloy
Core Materials Technical Lead, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mike MansuettiMike Mansuetti
President, Bosch
Marian MarinoMarian Marino
Manager, Shell GameChanger, Shell
 Ken Marken
U.S. Department of Energy
Dorothee MartinDorothee Martin
External Venturing Group, Saint-Gobain
Michael MaughanMichael Maughan
Manager, Electromagnetic Systems Group, General Atomics
Thomas J. McKrellThomas J. McKrell
Research Scientist, Nuclear Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michael MeadorMichael Meador
Nanotechnology Project Manager, NASA
 Kelly Mendell
President, MIKEL
David MetzgerDavid Metzger
Arnold & Porter LLP
Wendy MillerWendy Miller
Innovation Partner Manager, Shell
Mark MinnichelliMark Minnichelli
Director, Technical Development, BASF
Darren MollotDarren Mollot
Director, Office of Clean Energy Systems, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy
Thomas MooreThomas Moore
Director, Defense Systems Information Analysis Center
Amanda MorrisAmanda Morris
Project Director, National Science Foundation
Maureen MulvihillMaureen Mulvihill
President & CEO, Actuated Medical, Inc.
 Daniel Muth
Director, Thin Line Strategies, LLC
Heath NaquinHeath Naquin
Managing Director, Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics, Univ. of Texas
Susan NicholsSusan Nichols
Program Director, SBIR/STTR, DARPA
Ira NydickIra Nydick
Senior Technology Analyst, Panasonic Ventures
Seung Hoon OhSeung Hoon Oh
Senior Vice President; Science Advisor, SK Innovation
Manny OliverManny Oliver
Director, SBIR/STTR Programs Office, U.S. Department of Energy
Lt Col Charles OrmsbyLt Col Charles Ormsby
Military Deputy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary, USAF
Michael PambianchiMichael Pambianchi
Research Director, Glass Research , Corning
Michael PattersonMichael Patterson
President, Graphene Frontiers
 Kim Peyser
Brad PietrasBrad Pietras
Vice President, Technology , Lockheed Martin
 Larry Pollack
SBIR Program Manager, DTRA
Romuald PoteauRomuald Poteau
Professor,, Université Paul Sabatier, Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie des Nano-Objets, Toulouse
 Liz Povar
Vice-President, Business Expansion, Virginia Economic Development Partnership, Yes Virginia
Marlene PriceMarlene Price
Senior Leader of Strategic Development, Boeing
Shashank  PriyaShashank Priya
Program Director, National Science Foundation Industry University Collaborative Research Center (I/UCRC)
William ProvineWilliam Provine
Director - Science & Technology External Affairs, DuPont
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
Robert QuinnRobert Quinn
Research Associate (retired), Air Products and Chemicals
Christopher RinaldiChristopher Rinaldi
Program Administrator, U.S. Department of Defense SBIR-STTR
Ginger  RothrockGinger Rothrock
Program Manager for Emerging Technologies,, RTI International
Betty RoysterBetty Royster
SBIR/STTR Communications Specialist, National Institutes of Health
Gary W. RubloffGary W. Rubloff
Director, DOE-EFRC Nanostructures for Electrical Energy Storage; Director, , Maryland NanoCenter University of Maryland
Tammy RymanTammy Ryman
Lead Acquisition Specialist, Department of the Navy
Omowunmi (Wummi) SadikOmowunmi (Wummi) Sadik
Professor of Bioanalytical, Materials & Environmental Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton
Nareg SagherianNareg Sagherian
Presidential Management Fellow, SBA Office of Investment and Innovation
Rushan SakhibgareevRushan Sakhibgareev
 Rob Saunders
Army RIF
Robert  SavinellRobert Savinell
Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Robert  Schmeltzer Robert Schmeltzer
Innovation Manager / Federal Labs Liaison, BASF
Colin SearsColin Sears
Business Recruitment Officer, Business Oregon
Brent M SegalBrent M Segal
Director of Research Science and Chief Technologist(Nanosystems), Lockheed Martin
 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
Leon  ShawLeon Shaw
Endowed Chair, Professor in Sustainable Energy, Illinois Institute of Technology
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
Vincent L.  SprenkleVincent L. Sprenkle
Electrochemical Materials and Systems Group Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jim StefansicJim Stefansic
Director of Commercialization, Launch Tennessee
Esther  TakeuchiEsther Takeuchi
Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook Univ., Chief Scientist, Global & Regional Solutions, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Franklin (Feng) TaoFranklin (Feng) Tao
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
Gail Taylor-SmithGail Taylor-Smith
Director of Strategic Technology, Boeing
Kristina ThorsellKristina Thorsell
Associate Program Officer, Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR)
YuYe J TongYuYe J Tong
Professor & Chair, Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University
Nicholas TownsendNicholas Townsend
Associate, Arnold & Porter LLP
Loucas TsakalakosLoucas Tsakalakos
Manager - Photonics Laboratory, GE Global Research
 Julia Tulino
Defense Trade Controls Compliance
Steven Van FleetSteven Van Fleet
President, Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies, Inc.
 Neal Vance
Manager, West Virginia Business Development Office
Viktor VeefkindViktor Veefkind
Examiner, European Patent Office
Erik VenterisErik Venteris
Hydrology, Environmental Sustainability Division,, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Scott  VittersScott Vitters
Manager, PlantBottle Packaging Innovation Platform, The Coca-Cola Company
Paul VogtPaul Vogt
Director of Transformational Growth and Open Innovation, Momentive
Armin VolkelArmin Volkel
Senior Scientist & Principal Investigator, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
 Lindsay Walford
Special Agent, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, OIG
Craig WalkerCraig Walker
Director, Climate, Controls and Security Program Office, United Technologies Research Center
Andrew  WalshAndrew Walsh
Technology Manager, Power Enterprise Campaign, Raytheon
Christopher WaltersChristopher Walters
Outreach Lead, SBIR Program, Department of Defense (DoD)
James WangJames Wang
Research Technical Leader, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Mike WeirMike Weir
Director, Cyber Security and Information Systems Information Analysis Center (CSIAC)
 Bob Weiss
President, Technology Transitions
 Kevin Wheeler
Deputy Democratic Staff Director , US Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee
John WilliamsJohn Williams
Director, Navy SBIR/STTR Programs, U.S. Navy
Steven WinstonSteven Winston
Steven Winston & Associates
 Melissa Wong
Program Manager, SBIR, US Department of Transportation
Kelly WrightKelly Wright
Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
 Eric Wuchina
Dalia YablonDalia Yablon
Founder, SurfaceChar LLC
Elmer YglesiasElmer Yglesias
Thomson Reuters
Francisco  Zaera Francisco Zaera
Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside
Alex ZaksAlex Zaks
VP Research & CTO, Akermin, Inc.
Christopher ZemberChristopher Zember
Director, Information Analysis Centers, Department of Defense
Tim  ZenkTim Zenk
Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Sapphire Energy
Huamin  ZhangHuamin Zhang
Professor, Head of Energy Storage Division, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
 Paul Zielinski
Federal Lab Consortium

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