TechConnect Summit - Corporate & Innovation Matching Program

Day-At-A-Glance

 
TechConnect Partnering Summit National Innovation Summit and Showcase
National SBIR/STTR Conference
Sunday June 15
  TechConnect Innovation & Commercialization Short Courses
TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar (5:00 - 7:00)
Monday June 16
8:15 Keynotes: TechConnect World & National Innovation Summit
Bosch, Nanocomp, DTIC-Department of Defense, Potomac A
10:00 Expo Opening & Coffee Break, Expo Hall C
11:00
The Future of Transportation: BASF Special Session, National Harbor 2 Innovation: Patenting High Tech: Tools, trends & legal developments-EPO Special Session, Chesapeake 7

One-Day Workshops (9:00-3:00, Additional Registration Required)
National SBIR Agency Roundtables (3:30-5:15) Plus 7 Minute Agency Presentations, Expo Theater, Hall C
ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join.

- DARPA-Small Business Program Office
- Department of the Army
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Department of Commerce, NOAA
- Department of Defense, OSD Office
   of Small Business Programs
- Department of Defense, OSD ASD(R&E)
- Department of Education, Institute of
   Education Sciences
- Department of Energy
- Department of Homeland Security
- Department of the Air Force
- Department of the Navy
- Department of Transportation,
   Volpe Center
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

- MDA Advanced Research
- NASA
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- Small Business Administration
- USDA National Institute of Food
   & Agriculture
- NIH, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
- NIH, National Heart, Lung, & Blood
   Institute (NHLBI)
- DERA/OTAC
- NIH, National Institute of Neurological
   Disorders & Stroke (NINDS)
- NIH, Office of the Director

12:00 Networking Lunch (available for purchase) - Expo Hall C
1:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Bio-Pharma
Roche & Xterra Partners,
National Harbor 4
Innovation Spotlights:
Materials & Transportation
Sherwin-Williams and BASF,
National Harbor 5
3:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Energy & Efficiency
Bosch & Ingersoll Rand,
National Harbor 5
National SBIR/STTR Agency Roundtables and Presentations, Expo Theater,
Hall C, 3:30
4:30 Welcome & Poster Reception - Expo Hall C
5:15 The Best in SBIR/STTR: Tibbetts Awards & SBIR/STTR Hall of Fame, Expo Theater, Hall C
Tuesday June 17
8:00 Joint TechConnect, National Innovation Summit, National SBIR/STTR Conference - Keynotes. SBIR/STTR 101 Presentation, Potomac A Joint TechConnect, National Innovation Summit, National SBIR/STTR Conference - Keynotes. SBIR/STTR 101 Presentation, Potomac A
9:30 National Innovation Showcase-Networking Coffee Break, Expo Hall C National Innovation Showcase-Networking Coffee Break, Expo Hall C, 9:45
  Track 1 Track 2 Track 3
10:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Advanced Materials
MeadWestvaco & DuPont,
National Harbor 3
Innovation Spotlights:
Venture Investments
Harris & Harris Group, In-Q-Tel, National Harbor 6
DOE, NASA, NIH and NSF Program Summary, National Harbor 4 Small Business Accounting: Pre-Award Audit Requirements and Issues,
National Harbor 5
What Do I Need To Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?
National Harbor 7
12:00 Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall C Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall C
1:00
   
One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies, 1:00-5:00, Potomac C/D
1:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Energy
Shell & United Technologies,
National Harbor 3
Innovation Spotlights:
Bio-Pharma
GlaxoSmithKline,
National Harbor 6

EPA, DOC (NIST-NOAA), DOT, DOEd, DHS, USDA SBIR/STTR Program Summary, National Harbor 4 Commercialization Readiness Program (CRP); DoD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF), National Harbor 5 Can Social Media Make SBIR/STTR Information More Available?,
National Harbor 7
3:00 Networking Coffee Break Networking Coffee Break
3:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Advanced Materials
BASF & Momentive, National Harbor 6
Innovation Spotlights: Defense
Boeing, Aerojet & General Atomics,
National Harbor 3

DoD Components’ SBIR/STTR Programs, National Harbor 4 What Do I Need To Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?, National Harbor 5 Woman-owned Small Business Success Stories,
National Harbor 7
5:00 National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase (5:00-7:30), Expo Hall D National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase (5:00-7:30), Expo Hall D
Wednesday June 18
8:00   One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies, 8:00-12:00, Potomac C/D
 
   
Track 4 Track 5 Track 6
8:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Advanced Materials
LORD & Saint Gobain,
National Harbor 3
Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization Support,
National Harbor 6
Are There Shortcuts to Finding SBIR/STTR Opportunities?
National Harbor 4
Investments: VC, Angel Investor, Incubator and Crowdfunding Opportunities, National Harbor 5 SBA SBIR and STTR Policy Directives: Issues and Changes,
National Harbor 7
10:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase-Coffee Break, Potomac A Lobby TechConnect Innovation Showcase-Coffee Break, Potomac A Lobby
10:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Electronics
Panasonic & IBM,
National Harbor 6
Innovation Spotlights:
Defense
Lockheed Martin & Capewell
National Harbor 3
What Do I Need To Know About Commercialization Planning?,
National Harbor 4
State and Regional Resources, Partnering with Federal Laboratories,
National Harbor 5
NIH In Depth, National Harbor 7
12:00 Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo/Showcase Hall D Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall D
1:00 One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies, 1:30-4:00, Potomac C/D
1:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Materials-Energy
3M & Sabic,
National Harbor 3

Innovation Spotlights:
Med & Personal Care
BD Technologies, Unilever,
National Harbor 6
What Do I Need To Know About International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)?
National Harbor 4
White House Initiatives: Accelerators, Regional Innovation Clusters, Lab-to-Market Commercialization,
National Harbor 5
What Are Agency Proposal Reviewers Looking For?
National Harbor 7
3:00 Networking Coffee Break Networking Break
3:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Advanced Materials
Corning and Daikin America,
National Harbor 3
Exploring University-Industry Collaborations,
National Harbor 6
DOD Information Analysis Centers (IACs) - Over $2B in Annual Innovation Funding Opportunities,
Potomac 2

What Do I Need To Know About SBIR/STTR Submission Portals?
National Harbor 4

Intellectual Property Issues Including SBIR/STTR Data Rights and Patent Issues, National Harbor 5

Industry Partnering, National Harbor 7
4:00/5:00 TechConnect Poster Session II & Reception, 4:00, Potomac Registration Hall TechConnect, SBIR/STTR Innovators Mixer, 5:00, Potomac Registration Hall

Sessions

Monday June 16

8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference and National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
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
11:00The Future of Transportation: BASF Special Session
11:00Innovation: Patenting High Tech: Tools, trends & legal developments
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall
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
5:15The Best in SBIR/STTR: Tibbetts Awards & SBIR/STTR Hall of Fame, Expo Theater, Hall C
4:30TechConnect Poster Session I & Reception

Tuesday June 17

8:00TechConnect & National SBIR/STTR Keynotes
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
10:30DOE, 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
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy: Shell & United Technologies
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Bio-Pharma: GlaxoSmithKline
1:30EPA, DOC (NIST-NOAA), DOT, DOEd, DHS, USDA SBIR/STTR Program Summary
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
3:00Bio Sources for Materials
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
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
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
10:30Innovation 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?
2:00Biofuels
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

Program

Monday June 16

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8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference and National Innovation Summit - KeynotesPotomac A
8:15TechConnect Opening Remarks (invited presentation)
M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:30“The Bosch You Thought You Knew” - Innovative Ways to Increase Connectivity (invited presentation)
M. Mansuetti, Bosch, President, US
9:00Partnering with Government and Corporations to Bridge the “Valley of Death” (invited presentation)
P. Antoinette, Nanocomp, CEO, US
9:30DoD Information Analysis Centers: Connecting Innovations to Defense Applications (invited presentation)
C. Zember, Defense Information Analysis Centers, US
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9:00SBIR Short Course - Developing an Approved Accounting System (additional registration required)Magnolia 3
Session chair: Ed James, Jameson, Company, CPAs, US (bio)
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9:00SBIR Short Course - Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (additional registration required)Potomac C
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., US (bio)
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9:00SBIR Short Course - Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (additional registration required)Magnolia 2
Session chair: Mark Henry, Grow Emerging Companies LLC, US (bio)
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10:00TechConnect Expo - Coffee BreakExpo Hall C
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11:00The Future of Transportation: BASF Special SessionNational Harbor 2
11:00M. Minnichelli, BASF, US
11:20P. Vogt, Momentive, US
11:40TBA, Ingersoll Rand, US
12:00C. Chase, Lockheed Martin, US
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11:00Innovation: Patenting High Tech: Tools, trends & legal developmentsChesapeake 7
-C. Kallinger, European Patent Office, DE
-R. Harrison, 24ip law Group, DE
-TBA, K&L Gates, US
-M. Patterson, Graphene Frontiers, US
-R. Pugno, European Patent Office, DE
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12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo HallExpo Hall C
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Bio-Pharma: Roche & Xterra PartnersNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
1:30Roche - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Wetzel, Roche, US
1:45Xterra Partners - Strategic Innovation Interests
S. Rader, Xterra Partners, US
2:00Next Generation Point-of-Care Biosensing Device
D. Brookes, Aston University, UK
2:07Epigel
F. Renò, Epinova Biotech SrL, IT
2:14Cardiac Regenerative Therapy
H. Chaudhry, VentriNova, Inc., US
2:21The Rhodobacter Membrane Protein Expression System
C. Claxton, Argonne National Laboratory, US
2:28Roche, Xterra Partners Q&A
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Transportation: Sherwin Williams & BASFNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Joel Marquis, Angel Capital Association, US
1:30Opening Remarks-Angel Investments in Materials & Transportation
J. Marquis, Angel Capital Association, US
1:40BASF-Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Gulbinska, BASF, US
1:55Sherwin Williams - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Cameron, Sherwin Williams, US
2:10AC3B technology
R. Le Van Mao, AC3B Technologies Ltd., CA
2:17A modular active flow control system for aerodynamic drag reduction in ground freight transportation
D. Menicovich, Actasys Inc, US
2:24Micronozzle Atomizer
T. Miller, Oregon State University, Microproducts Breakthrough Institute, US
2:31Nanofluids for lubricant and cooling applications
M. Gonzales, Tecnologico de Monterrey, MX
2:38Next Generation Low Cost Light Weight Composite Technology
S. Lewit, Structural Composites, Inc, US
2:45Sherwin Williams, BASF Q&A
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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy-Efficiency: Bosch & Ingersoll RandNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Goran Matijasevic, UC Irvine, US
3:00Bosch - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Kojic, Bosch, US
3:15Ingersoll Rand - Strategic Innovation Interests
L. Adifon, Ingersoll Rand, US
3:30Rechargeable Zinc-Air Battery System
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
3:37Improved High Temperature Electrolyte for Fuel Cells
P. Dowd, Arizona Technology Enterprises, US
3:44High Density Surface Nanotextures for Broadband, Omnidirectional Antireflection
K. Elcess, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
3:51Supercritical CO2 Brayton for Compact High Efficiency Power Generation
G. Rochau, Sandia National Laboratories, US
3:58Bosch, Ingersoll Rand Q&A
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3:30SBIR Agency Program Presentations, (3:30 - 5:15) ALL Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall Theater
3:30TBD, Department of the Navy, SBIR/STTR Program Office, US
3:37TBD, Department of the Air Force, SBIR/STTR Program Office, US
3:44TBD, Department of the Army, US
3:51TBD, Department of Homeland Security, S&T Directorate, US
3:58TBD, Department of Defense, SOCOM, US
4:05TBD, Department of Defense, ASD(R&E), US
4:12TBD, NIH, Office of the Director (OD), SBIR/STTR Office, US
4:19TBD, Department of Energy, US
4:26TBD, NSF, Industrial Innovation and Partnerships Division, US
4:33TBD, Department of Commerce, NOAA, US
4:40TBD, Department of Education, US
4:47TBD, EPA, US
4:54TBD, NASA SBIR/STTR, US
5:01TBD, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, US
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3:30SBIR Agency Roundtables, Expo Hall Theater (3:30 - 5:15) ALL Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall C
-DARPA, Small Business Program Office
-Department of Commerce, NOAA
-Department of Defense, OSD Office of Small Business Programs
-Department of Defense, OSD ASD(R&E)
-Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences
-Department of Energy
-Department of Homeland Security
-Department of the Army
-Department of the Air Force
-Department of the Navy
-Department of Transportation, Volpe Center
-Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
-MDA Advanced Research
-NASA
-National Science Foundation (NSF)
-Small Business Administration
-USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
-NIH, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
-NIH, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), DERA/OTAC
-NIH, National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NINDS)
-NIH, Office of the Director
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5:15The Best in SBIR/STTR: Tibbetts Awards & SBIR/STTR Hall of Fame, Expo Theater, Hall CExpo Hall C
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4:30TechConnect Poster Session I & ReceptionExpo Hall C

Tuesday June 17

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8:00TechConnect & National SBIR/STTR KeynotesPotomac A
8:00Welcome (invited presentation)
J. Saade, Small Business Administration (SBA), US
8:05Welcome (invited presentation)
J. Willams, Navy SBIR/STTR, US
8:10The future of entrepreneurship through SBIR/STTR and other SBA programs (invited presentation)
Hon. M.C. Sweet, SBA Office of Investment & Innovation, US
8:30SBIR and STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Event (invited presentation)
8:30SBIR and STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Event (invited presentation)
E. Sobolewski, Department of Homeland Security, US
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9:30National Innovation Showcase (9:30 - 12:00) - Networking Coffee BreakExpo Hall D
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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: MeadWestvaco & DuPontNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Thomas Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
10:30MeadWestvaco - Strategic Innovation Interests
P. France, MeadWestvaco, US
10:45DuPont - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Provine, DuPont, US
11:00Nano-Enhanced Hydrophobic Surfaces
H. Malak, AES, Inc., US
11:07Rapid Synthesis of Titanate Nanofibers
A. Kundu, Lehigh University, US
11:14High throughput ALD
P. Lichty, Pneumaticoat Technologies, US
11:21Tailored Thermal Expansion Alloys
J. Monroe, Texas A&M University, US
11:28MeadWestvaco, DuPont Q&A
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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investment: Harris & Harris Group, In-Q-TelNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Patricia Ansems-Bancroft, Dow, US
10:30Harris & Harris Group - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Jamison, Harris & Harris Group, US
10:45In-Q-Tel - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Gillespie, In-Q-Tel, US
11:00Micromixers, Microreactors, and Microreactor Systems
T. Miller, Microflow CVO, Inc., US
11:07Nanolayered Polymer Materials for GRIN Optics or Capacitors
M. Ponting, PolymerPlus LLC, US
11:14DNATrax (byDNATREK,LLC)
A. Zografos, DNATREK, LLC, US
11:21Prairie AquaTech / High Quality Protein Replacement
M. Fishback, Prairie AquaTech, US
11:28Innovative Technologies to Effectively Treat Multi-Drug Resistant and/or Biofilm-Embedded Bacteria
E. Guire, Innovative Surface Technologies, Inc., US
11:35Harris & Harris Group, In-Q-Tel Q&A
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10:30DOE, NASA, NIH and NSF Program SummaryNational Harbor 4
-DOE Program Summary
M. Oliver, Department of Energy, US
-NASA Program Summary
J. Grant, NASA, US
-NIH Program Summary
M. Portnoy, NIH, US
-NSF Program Summary
J. Hennessey, NSF, US
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10:30Small Business Accounting: Pre-Award Audit Requirements and IssuesNational Harbor 5
-Moderator
R. Farmer, ReliAscent Inc., US
-C. Sexton, DCAA Small Business Focal Point, US
-T. Ryman, DON, US
-E. Edgerton, NIAMS, US
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10:30What Do I Need To Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?National Harbor 7
-Moderator
J. Glover, Brand Law Group, US
-M. Fisher, NSF, US
-J. Durley, Office of the Inspector General, Health & Human Services, US
-L. Walford, Office of the Inspector General, Health & Human Services, US
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12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo HallExpo Hall C
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1:00SBIR/STTR One-on-One Meetings (1:00-5:00) Pre-registration scheduling requiredPotomac C
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1:00Nanotech incubator and commercialization basis—introducing Nanopolis Suzhou, ChinaExpo Hall Theater
Session chair: J. Wu, Executive Vice President, Nanopolis, CN
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy: Shell & United TechnologiesNational Harbor 3
Session chair: University of Waterloo, CA
1:30Shell GameChanger - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Marino, Shell GameChanger, US
1:45United Technologies - Strategic Innovation Interests
C. Walker, United Technologies, US
2:00Solar Thermochemical Reactor – Efficient Production of Fuels from Sunlight
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
2:07Metabolic Engineering of Anaerobic Fungal Pathways for the Production of Biofuels and Antimicrobial Compounds
D. Lozofsky, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
2:14Manufacture of aluminum nanoparticles for increasing energy density in fuels
A. Adkins, University of Central Florida, US
2:21Novel CIGS/CdS Thin Film Solar Cells Using Selenium Precursor
R. Nagaiah, University of Central Florida, US
2:28Squaliform
J. Ornstein, SynShark LLC, US
2:35MoMeCCA - Moist membranes for the Cultivation and Collection of Algae
T. Vail, Northern Arizona University, US
2:42Shell, United Technologies Q&A
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Bio-Pharma: GlaxoSmithKlineNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Belen Martinez-Lopez, CaramelTech, MX
1:30GlaxoSmithKline - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Bowen, GlaxoSmithKline, US
1:50Nanoparticle Analyzer (NPA)
F. Monzon, Spectradyne LLC, US
1:57Tanibirumab, a fully human anti-VEGFR2 monoclonal antibody
J.S. Yoo, PharmAbcine Inc, KR
2:04Nanocomposite Foams for Critical Size Bone Defect Repair
D. Benedict, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, US
2:11Natural Drug Delivery Systems
K. Morris, Tranzdern Solutions, US
2:18GlaxoSmithKline Q&A
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1:30EPA, DOC (NIST-NOAA), DOT, DOEd, DHS, USDA SBIR/STTR Program SummaryNational Harbor 4
-A. Richards, EPA, US
-M. Clague, NIST, US
-K. Wright, NOAA, US
-M. Wong, Department of Transportation, US
-E. Albro, Department of Education, US
-E. Sobolewski, Department of Homeland Security, US
-C. Cleland, USDA, US
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1:30Commercialization Readiness Program (CRP); DoD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)National Harbor 5
-Moderator
J. Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
-L.A. Boyer, Navy, US
-R. Flake, Air Force, US
-J. Pucci, Army, US
-D. Cundiff, ASD R&E, US
-B. Smith, Navy, US
-R. Saunders, Army, US
-C. Ormsby, Air Force, US
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1:30Can Social Media Make SBIR/STTR Information More Available?National Harbor 7
-Moderator
N. Rao, SBA, US
-L. D'Ambrosio, NSF, US
-B. Royster, NIH, US
-C. Walters, DoD, US
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1:30TechConnect Expo & Poster Session IIExpo Hall C
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3:00Bio Sources for MaterialsChesapeake 10-12
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US (bio)
3:00Creating New International Markets for Renewable Materials: Why BioPreferred®? (invited presentation)
R. Buckhalt, U.S. Department of Agriculture, US (bio)
3:25AirCarbon: From Concept to Commercialization (invited presentation)
M. Herrema, Newlight Technologies, LLC, US (bio)
3:50Biobased Synthetic Motor Oils – Merging Performance with Sustainability (invited presentation)
J. Bredsguard, Biosynthetic Technologies, US (bio)
4:15Applications of Enzymatic Saccharification Residues as a Fully Biobased Adhesive
I.H. Hafez, H. Yang, W.T.Y. Tze, University of Minnesota, US
4:35Lignin to Fuels and Chemicals -- Converting the waste material to the valuable
J.S. Yuan, Texas A&M University, US
4:55Production of Bioethanol from Macroalgae Cellulosic Residue Using Solid Acid Catalyst Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis
I.S. Tan, K.T. Lee, Universiti Sains Malaysia, MY
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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: BASF & MomentiveNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Allen Dines, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US
3:00BASF - Strategic Innovation Interests
R. Schmeltzer, BASF, US
3:15Momentive - Strategic Innovation Interests
P. Vogt, Momentive, US
3:30Continuous Etch-Free Transfer of Graphene
V. Tsai, Graphene Frontiers, US
3:37Purification of fatty acids with a membrane technology
A. Meyer, Pure Oleochemicals, LLC, US
3:44New natural insulating material
M. Ali, King Saud University, SA
3:51The epoxy resin for ultra-low CTE (Coefficient of Thermal Expansion) composite up to 1ppm/℃
HA Chun, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH), KR
3:58Mussel-Inspired Underwater Adhesives and Coatings from Renewable Resources
D. Lozofsky, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
4:05BASF, Momentive Q&A
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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Boeing, Aerojet & General AtomicsNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
3:00Boeing - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Price, Boeing, US
3:15Aerojet - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Drakes, Aerojet, US
3:30General Atomics - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Maughan, General Atomics, US
3:45A Novel Decontamination Process for Powders for Transparent Ceramics
A. Kunda, Lehigh University, US
3:52Hi-powered Ram Air Turbine, (HiRAT)
J. Justak, ATGI, US
3:59TRACER
M. Fox, Spectral Sciences Inc., US
4:06Boeing, Aerojet, General Atomics Q&A
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3:30DoD Components’ SBIR/STTR ProgramsNational Harbor 4
-Moderator
C. Rinaldi, DoD, US
-J. Pucci, Army, US
-D. Sikora, Air Force, US
-J. Willams, Navy, US
-D. Deason, MDA, US
-S. Nichols, DARPA, US
-B. Heet, SOCOM, US
-T. Puretz, OSD R&E, US
-L. Pollack, CBDO, US
-M. Flohr, DTRA, US
-N. Seiling, DLA, US
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3:30What Do I Need To Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?National Harbor 5
-Moderator
J. Glover, Brand Law Group, US
-M. Fisher, NSF, US
-J. Durley, Office of the Inspector General, Health & Human Services, US
-L. Walford, Office of the Inspector General, Health & Human Services, US
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3:30Woman-Owned Small Business Success StoriesNational Harbor 7
-Moderator
K. Wheeler, US Senate Small Business Committee, US
-K. Wright, NOAA, US
-M. Mulvihill, Actuated Medical, US
-L. Freeman, Mind Matters Research, US
-S. Auger, Auger Communications, US
-A. Skinner, AnthroTronix, US
-K. Mendell, Mikel Inc, US
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5:00National Innovation & Federal Agency ShowcaseExpo Hall D

Wednesday June 18

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8:20SBIR/STTR One-on-One Meetings (8:20-12:00) Pre-registration scheduling requiredPotomac C
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8:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: LORD & Saint GobainNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Brian Johnston, Sensor Films, US
8:30LORD Corporation - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Kintz, LORD Corporation, US
8:45Saint Gobain - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Martin, Saint Gobain, US
9:00Practical and Effective Methods for Graphene Surface Cleaning
S. Choi, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, KR
9:07Aluma45 Magnesium-Rich Primer
D. Battocchi, Elinor Specialty Coatings, US
9:14NYCOLON - Flame Retardant for BDUs
S. Susta, Alexium Government Solutions (AGS), LLC, US
9:21Energy Absorbing Materials: Designer cushioning using advanced manufacturing
C. Follett, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
9:28Conektic
J. Ornstein, framergy, Inc., US
9:35LORD, Saint Gobain Q&A
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8:30Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization SupportNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Valerie Gaynos, Capital Growth, Inc., US
8:30North Carolina Innovation Support Programs
J. Hardin, North Carolina Department of Commerce, US
8:45West Virginia Innovation Support Programs
N. Vance, West Virginia Development Office, US
9:00Virginia Innovation Support Programs
L. Povar, Yes Virginia, US
9:15Oregon Innovation Support Programs
C. Sears, Business Oregon, US
9:30Tennessee Innovation Support Programs
J. Stefansic, Launch Tennessee, US
9:45Illinois Innovation Support Programs
M. Harris, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, US
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8:30Are There Shortcuts to Finding SBIR/STTR Opportunities?National Harbor 4
-J. Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
-R. Shindell, Zyn Systems, US
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8:30Investments: VC, Angel Investor, Incubator and Crowdfunding OpportunitiesNational Harbor 5
-Moderator
P. Raghavan, SBA, US
-B. Smith, Tandem NSI, US
-D. Novak, Inventis Group, US
-S. Chen, Blu Venture, US
-F. Barros, DHS, US
-J. Groelinger, DOE Clean Energy Alliance, US
-B. Weiss, MassVentures, US
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8:30SBA SBIR and STTR Policy Directives: Issues and ChangesNational Harbor 7
-Moderator
K. Wheeler, US Senate Small Business Committee, US
-M. Portnoy, NIH, US
-E. Sobolewski, DHS, US
-T. Frost, OSD OSTP, US
-R. Cooper, SBA, US
-J. Hennessey, NSF, US
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10:00Coffee BreakPotomac Registration Hall
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10:30What Do I Need To Know About Commercialization Planning?National Harbor 4
-Moderator
C. Villa, BRTRC, US
-T. Frost, OSD OSTP, US
-L. Fedorkova, NIH, US
-M. Oliver, DOE, US
-J. Soriano, NSF, US
-J. Servo, Dawnbreaker, US
-N. Kaplan, Foresight, US
-R. Shukla, Larta Institute, US
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10:30State and Regional Resources, Partnering with Federal LaboratoriesNational Harbor 5
-Moderator
R. Shindell, Zyn Systems, US
-C. Childs, Naval Research Laboratory, US
-P. Zielinski, Federal Lab Consortium, US
-B. Weiss, New England Innovation Alliance/Mass Ventures, US
-R. Friesenhahn, TechLink, US
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10:30NIH In DepthNational Harbor 7
-Moderator
L. Fedorkova, NIH, US
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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Electronics: Panasonic & IBMNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Keith Ritala, Quest Integrated, US
10:30Panasonic - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Nydick, Panasonic, US
10:45IBM - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Magid, IBM, US
11:00Flexible Electronics: Self-aligned lithography for roll-to-roll manufacturing
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
11:07Processes enabling low cost graphene/silicon carbide MEMS
B. Simpson, Griffith University, AU
11:14Passive wireless sensors for extreme environments
J. Hines, Applied Sensor Research & Development Corporatoin, US
11:21Low cost spectral sensor for light and color measurement
T. Garza, Chromation Partners LLC, US
11:28SEPIA Displays
R. Diebold, Harvard University, US
11:35ExposureTrack®
D. Surh, inXsol, US
11:42Panasonic, IBM Q&A
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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Lockheed Martin & CapewellNational Harbor 3
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
10:30Lockheed Martin - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Pietras, Lockheed Martin, US
10:45Capewell - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Boerenko, Capewell, US
11:00ScreenADAPT
K. Hale, Design Interactive Inc., US
11:07Conductive Additives for Coating Solutions
V. Hrechka, PolyDrop, US
11:14Concealed Weapons Detector
L. Loev, Ariel University R&D Co. Ltd., IL
11:21Small, Lightweight, and Affordable Head Up Display (HUD)
P. Johnson, HOLOEYE Systems, Inc., US
11:28Filtergraph
K. Stasson, Vanderbilt University, US
11:35Lockheed Martin, Capewell Q&A
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12:00Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo/Showcase HallExpo Hall D
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1:00SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (1:00-4:25)Potomac C
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1:30What Do I Need To Know About International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)?National Harbor 4
-Moderator
N. Townsend, Arnold & Porter LLP, US
-J. Tulino, Defense Trade Controls Compliance, US
-T. Frisby, Defense Trade Controls Licensing, US
-Y. Gantlin, Defense Trade Controls Licensing, US
-D. Shack, DON, US
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1:30White House Initiatives: Accelerators, Regional Innovation Clusters, Lab-to-Market, CommercializationNational Harbor 5
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N. Rao, SBA, US
-A. Seraphin, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, US
-J. Spears, SBA, US
-K. Peyser, SBA, US
-T. Griffin, Huntsville RIC, US
-E. Yglesias, Thomson Reuters, US
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1:30What Are Agency Proposal Reviewers Looking For?National Harbor 7
-Moderator
C. Villa, BRTRC, US
-B. Headrick, Office of Naval Research, US
-E. Wuchina, NSWCCD, US
-K. Marken, DOE, US
-F. Molinero, NSF, US
-L. Fedorkova, NIH, US
-A. Gentry, Air Force/Navy, US
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2:00BiofuelsNational Harbor 14
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US
2:00Anthropogenic CO2 as a Feedstock for Cyanobacteria-Based Biofuels: Integration of Biofuel Production with Power Generation Facilities (invited presentation)
J. Beaudry-Losique, R.R. Chance, R.P. Lively, B.A. McCool, P. Sharma, Algenol Biofuels, Inc., US (bio)
2:25Impact of strain, process, and site selection on the present and future success of the algae biofuel industry in the coterminous United States (invited presentation)
E.R. Venteris, R. Skaggs, M.S. Wigmosta, A.M. Coleman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US (bio)
2:50Commercial pilot for closed-loop wastewater treatment and biofuel production using microalgae
M. Atwood, L. Novoveska, E. Sundstrom, P. Valdez, Algae Systems LLC, US
3:10Efficient co-pelletization of microalgae with filamentous fungi to produce biofuel and high value products
J.S. Yuan, Texas A&M University, US
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials-Energy: 3M & SABICNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
1:303M - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Hebrink (invited), 3M, US
1:45SABIC - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Amarasekera, SABIC, US
2:00Fiber Supported Ionic Liquid Sorbents
J. Sosenko, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
2:07Hollow Fiber Membrane for Dehydration of Organic Solvents via Pervaporation
YP Yong, National University of Singapore, SG
2:14Membrane Dehydrator
L. DiNetta, Compact Membrane Systems, Inc., US
2:21Photoelectrochemical (PEC) Production of Hydrogen
E. Payne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
2:28Solar Renewable energy generation, Solar Panel Manufacture, Concentrator Solar Panel
R. Kokenyesi, Beet Inc., US
2:353M, SABIC Q&A
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Med & Personal Care: BD Technologies, UnileverNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Steve Kubisen, George Washington University, US
1:30BD Technologies - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Lauritano, BD Technologies, US
1:45NanoNextNL – innovating with micro and nanotechnology in the Netherlands
K. Velikov, Unilever, NL
2:00Intragastic Balloon with Novel Inflate/Deflate Mechanism and Reduced Risk in Patients
B. Martinez, CARAMELTECH, MX
2:07iDropper: an adherence solution to improve ocular medication delivery
M. Bailey, Care Team Solutions, US
2:14AMES Technology, Inc
R. Weyel, AMES Technology, Inc., US
2:213-dimensional porous scaffolds for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine
TH Kim, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology(KITECH), KR
2:28Pharmaceutical composition and pharmacological treatment for enhancement of methadone analgesia and prevention of methadone tolerance
C. Laino, National University of La Rioja, AR
2:35A New Biomaterial, Beta-glucan Hydrogel Scaffold
JD Lee, Quegen Biotech, KR
2:42Flexible shafts
W. Krause, Flex Technology Inc., US
2:49BD Technologies, Unilever Q&A
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3:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: Corning & Daikin AmericaNational Harbor 3
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
3:30Corning - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Pambianchi, Corning, US
3:45Daikin America - Strategic Innovation Interests
R. Hendershot, Daikin America, US
4:00Degradable and sustainable thermoset polymers from sugar
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
4:07Solid-State Polymer Electrolyte Membrane
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
4:14High conductivity reactive silver inks
L. Dhar, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, US
4:21Thin Film Composite Membranes on Ceramic for Pervaporation Dehydration of Organics
YP Yong, National University of Singapore, SG
4:28Corning, Daikin America Q&A
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3:30Exploring University - Industry CollaborationsNational Harbor 6
-A. Boccanfuso, UIDP, US
-L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
-D. Muth, Thin Line Strategies, LLC, US
-K. Thorsell, GUIRR, US
-TBA, Hershey Company, US
-L. Hornack, NSF, US
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3:30DOD Information Analysis Centers (IACs) - Over $2B in Annual Innovation Funding OpportunitiesPotomac 2
-C. Zember, DOD Information Analysis Center Director, US
-J. Harrison, Center for Smart Defense IAC, US
-M. Weir, Cyber Security and Information Systems (CSIAC), US
-S. Malone, Homeland Defense and Security (HDIAC), US
-T. Moore, Defense Systems (DSIAC), US
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3:30What Do I Need To Know About SBIR/STTR Submission Portals?National Harbor 4
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N. Sagherian, SBA, US
-M. Portnoy, NIH, US
-A. Morris, NSF/EDJ Associates, US
-C. Villa, BRTRC, US
-E. Sobolewski, DHS, US
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3:30Intellectual Property Issues Including SBIR/STTR Data Rights and Patent IssuesNational Harbor 5
-Moderator
J. Erlich, Burns & Levinson LLC, US
-S. Purvis, USPTO, US
-D. Metzger, Arnold & Porter LLP, US
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3:30Industry PartneringNational Harbor 7
-Moderator
J. Spears, SBA, US
-J. MacBride, Lockheed Martin, US
-P. Booth, Raytheon, US
-A. Carroll, Raytheon, US
-G. Taylor-Smith, Boeing, US
-W. Miller, Shell, US
-D. Fortner, Northrop Grumman, US
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4:00TechConnect Poster Session II & ReceptionPotomac Registration Hall
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