TechConnect World 2014 - Full Program - All Sessions

Sunday June 15

9:00Sunday - Technology Innovation Short Courses
5:00TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday June 16

7:00Monday - TechConnect & National Innovation Summit Registration
8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference and National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
8:30Compact Models for Future Devices
9:00SBIR Short Course - Developing an Approved Accounting System (additional registration required)
9:00SBIR Short Course - Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (additional registration required)
9:00SBIR Short Course - Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (additional registration required)
10:00TechConnect Expo - Coffee Break
11:00Graphene: Commercialization
11:00Nanoparticle Sizing & Counting I
11:00Coatings & Surfaces: Hydrophobic/hydrophilic, wetting and applications I
11:00Inkjet Design 3D Fabrication
11:00Cancer Nanotechnology I
10:30Compact Model Platforms
11:00Sustainable Nano: Environmental Apps and EHS Implications I
11:00Biosensors: Diagnostics & Novel Assay Platforms
11:00Photonic Devices & Systems
11:00Advanced Manufacturing Keynotes
11:00Carbon Capture/Utilization
11:00Energy Storage Keynotes
11:00NanoNuclear Materials, Fuels, Applications
11:00The Future of Transportation: BASF Special Session
11:00Innovation: Patenting High Tech: Tools, trends & legal developments
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall
1:30Graphene II
1:30Nanoparticle Sizing & Counting II
1:30Coatings & Surfaces: Hydrophobic/hydrophilic, wetting and applications II
1:30Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication
1:30Cancer Nanotechnology II
1:30Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency
1:30Modeling, Simulation and Informatics
1:30Photonic Sensors
1:30Sustainable Nanomanufacturing I
1:30Compact Model Tutorial: Modeling MOSFETs – Ballistic to Diffusive
1:30Sustainable Nano: Environmental Apps and EHS Implications II
1:30Biosensors: Nanoparticles & Imaging technology
1:30Carbon Capture/Utilization
1:30Energy Storage Deployment
1:30Advanced Water Technologies
1:30Novel Nanocomposites
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Bio-Pharma: Roche & Xterra Partners
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Transportation: Sherwin Williams & BASF
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy-Efficiency: Bosch & Ingersoll Rand
3:30SBIR Agency Program Presentations, (3:30 - 5:15) ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join
3:30SBIR Agency Roundtables, Expo Hall Theater (3:30 - 5:15) ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join
3:30Compact Model Tutorial: The Solid State Physics View of Liquid State Chemistry – Semiconductor Compact Modeling of Liquids (quasi-Protons for quasi-Electrons and quasi-Impuritons for quasi-Impuritrons)
5:15The Best in SBIR/STTR: Tibbetts Awards & SBIR/STTR Hall of Fame, Expo Theater, Hall C
4:30TechConnect Poster Session I & Reception
Nanoscale Materials Characterization I - Posters 4:30
Composite Materials - Posters 4:30
Polymer Nanotechnology - Posters 4:30
Modeling, Simulation & Informatics - Posters 4:30
Sustainable Nanotechnology: EHS Implications - Posters 4:30
Sustainable Nanomanufacturing - Posters 4:30
Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging I - Posters 4:30
Cancer Nanotechnology - Posters 4:30
Solar Technologies - Posters 4:30
Oil & Gas - Posters 4:30
Advanced Manufacturing - Posters 4:30
Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication - Posters 4:30
Energy Storage - Posters 4:30
5:30The Best in SBIR/STTR: Tibbetts Awards & SBIR/STTR Hall of Fame, Expo Theater, Hall C
7:00Student Mixer - National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no host)

Tuesday June 17

8:00TechConnect & National SBIR/STTR Keynotes
8:30Compact Modeling: UTBSOI/passive element models
9:30National Innovation Showcase (9:30 - 12:00) - Networking Coffee Break
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: MeadWestvaco & DuPont
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investment: Harris & Harris Group, In-Q-Tel
10:30The Importance of Characterization to Technology: Keynotes
10:30Nanoparticle release during life cycle of consumer products & nanocomposites
10:30Coatings & Surfaces: Novel coatings, materials & applications
10:30Polymer Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency
10:30Modeling, Simulation and Informatics Town Hall Meeting
10:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery I
10:30Sensing in the Environment
10:30Nanoelectronics I
10:30Sustainable Nanomanufacturing II
10:30Compact Modeling: HEMT models
10:30Sustainable Nano: Environmental Apps and EHS Implications III
10:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis I
10:30Micro & Nano Fluidics: Particle & cell transport
10:30Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
10:30Natural & Renewable Composites
10:30DOE, NASA, NIH and NSF Program Summary
10:30Small Business Accounting: Pre-Award Audit Requirements and Issues
10:30What Do I Need To Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall
1:00SBIR/STTR One-on-One Meetings (1:00-5:00) Pre-registration scheduling required
1:00Nanotech incubator and commercialization basis—introducing Nanopolis Suzhou, China
1:30Compact Modeling Tutorial: Modeling of Thin-Film Transistors Based on Poisson Equation
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy: Shell & United Technologies
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Bio-Pharma: GlaxoSmithKline
1:30Commercialization Readiness Program (CRP); DoD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)
1:30Can Social Media Make SBIR/STTR Information More Available?
1:30TechConnect Expo & Poster Session II
Nanoscale Materials Characterization II - Posters 1:30
Graphene - Posters 1:30
Nanoparticles I - Posters 1:30
Composite Materials II - Posters 1:30
Coatings & Surfaces - Posters 1:30
Nanoelectronics - Posters 1:30
Bio Nano Materials I - Posters 1:30
Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging II - Posters 1:30
Solar Technologies - Posters 1:30
Water Technologies - Posters 1:30
Materials for Green Buildings - Posters 1:30
Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency - Posters 1:30
Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems - Posters 1:30
Photonic Materials & Devices - Posters 1:30
3:00Nanoscale Materials Characterization
3:00CNS Sensors
3:00Nanoparticle Release: Carbon Nanotubes
3:00NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation
3:00Polymer: Nanocomposites
3:00Simulation & Informatics Based Catalysis Design
3:00Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery II
3:00Nanoelectronics II
3:00Micro & Nano Fluidics Devices
3:00Photonic Materials
3:00Bio Sources for Materials
3:00Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
3:00Advanced Batteries
3:00Solar Power Technologies
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: BASF & Momentive
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Boeing, Aerojet & General Atomics
3:30DoD Components’ SBIR/STTR Programs
3:30What Do I Need To Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?
3:30Woman-Owned Small Business Success Stories
3:30Compact Model Tutorial: CNTFET Based HF Electronics - State of the Art and Future Prospects
4:30Compact Modeling Tutorial: Unification of MOS Compact Models with the Unified Regional Modeling Approach
5:00National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase

Wednesday June 18

8:20SBIR/STTR One-on-One Meetings (8:20-12:00) Pre-registration scheduling required
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: LORD & Saint Gobain
8:30Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization Support
8:30Are There Shortcuts to Finding SBIR/STTR Opportunities?
8:30Investments: VC, Angel Investor, Incubator and Crowdfunding Opportunities
8:30SBA SBIR and STTR Policy Directives: Issues and Changes
8:30CNS Growth
8:30Quantum Dots: Synthesis, Characterization & Applications
8:30Nanoparticle Release: NanoSilica
8:30Organic, Flexible & Printed Electronics I
8:30Modeling, Simulation & Informatics
8:30Soft Matter: Micro & nanostructure design I
8:30Bio Nano Materials: Interactions between nanomaterials & living systems
8:30Sensors: Innovation & Commercialization I
8:30MEMS & NEMS: Devices & Applications I
8:30Metal Composites
8:30Gold Nanotechnoloiges I
8:30Fuel Cells
8:30Drug & Gene: Polymer NP based delivery systems
9:00Compact Modeling: Double-gate models
10:00Coffee Break
10:30What Do I Need To Know About Commercialization Planning?
10:30State and Regional Resources, Partnering with Federal Laboratories
10:30NIH In Depth
10:30Compact Modeling: Surrounding-gate models
10:30Nanoscale Materials Characterization II
10:30CNS Assembly & Devices
10:30Wet-synthesis of Nanoparticles & Biomedical Applications
10:30Nanoparticle Release: NanoSilver
10:30Organic, Flexible & Printed Electronics II
10:30Polymer: Modelling and Simulation
10:30Soft Matter: Micro & nanostructure design II
10:30Bio Nano Materials: Supports, scaffolds & implants
10:30Sensors: Innovation & Commercialization II
10:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis III
10:30Gold Nanotechnoloiges II
10:30Micro & Nano Fluidics: Fluid transport
10:30MEMS & NEMS: Devices & Applications II
10:30Materials for Green Building
10:30Hydrogen Technologies
10:30Energy Harvesting
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Electronics: Panasonic & IBM
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Lockheed Martin & Capewell
12:00Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo/Showcase Hall
1:00SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (1:00-4:25)
1:30What Do I Need To Know About International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)?
1:30White House Initiatives: Accelerators, Regional Innovation Clusters, Lab-to-Market, Commercialization
1:30What Are Agency Proposal Reviewers Looking For?
2:00Nanoscale Materials Characterization: Vendors
1:30CNS Aerospace Industry Applications
1:30Dry Synthesis of Nanoparticles and Applications
1:30NanoRelease Project and Toxicological Implications
1:30Polymer: Biopolymer Materials & Applications
1:30Drug & Gene: Biologic targeting & delivery systems
2:00Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: NNI Signature Initiative Town Hall Meeting
1:30Compact Modeling: NBTI/reliability/noise models
2:00Nanomaterials for Catalysis IV
2:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Bio Fluidic Devices
2:00MEMS & NEMS: Devices & Applications III
2:00Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency III
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials-Energy: 3M & SABIC
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Med & Personal Care: BD Technologies, Unilever
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: Corning & Daikin America
3:30Exploring University - Industry Collaborations
3:30DOD Information Analysis Centers (IACs) - Over $2B in Annual Innovation Funding Opportunities
3:30What Do I Need To Know About SBIR/STTR Submission Portals?
3:30Intellectual Property Issues Including SBIR/STTR Data Rights and Patent Issues
3:30Industry Partnering
4:00TechConnect Poster Session II & Reception
Nanoscale Materials Characterization III - Posters 4:00
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices - Posters 4:00
Nanoparticles - Posters 4:00
Nanoparticle Release - Posters 4:00
Soft Matter & Colloids - Posters 4:00
Nanomaterials for Catalysis - Posters 4:00
Bio Nano Materials I - Posters 4:00
Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery - Posters 4:00
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen - Posters 4:00
Energy from Bio Sources - Posters 4:00
Micro & Nano Fluidics - Posters 4:00
MEMS & NEMS - Posters 4:00
Organic, Flexible & Printed Electronics - Posters 4:00