Monday June 15

  • 07:00

    Registration

  • Potomac Registration Hall
  • 08:15

    TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - Keynotes

  • 08:15
    TechConnect Opening Remarks (invited presentation)
    M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
  • 08:30
    The Progress and Promise of Nanotechnology (invited presentation)
    L. Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
  • 09:00
    DoD Information Analysis Centers: Connecting Innovations to Defense Applications (invited presentation)
    C. Zember, DoD Information Analysis Centers, US
  • 09:30
    The Future of Making Things (invited presentation)
    S. Borduin, Autodesk, US
  • 10:00

    Coffee Break

  • Potomac Registration Hall
  • 10:30

    Food Innovation Panel - BASF Special Session

  • National Harbor 4
  • C. Barber, BASF, US
  • S. Booth, Tufts University, US
  • D. Busche, Bemis, US
  • 10:30

    Innovation Spotlights: Electronics I - Panasonic & Samsung

  • Chair: Thomas Gillespie, In-Q-Tel, US
    National Harbor 5
  • 10:30
    Panasonic - Innovation Interests
    I. Nydick, Panasonic, US
  • 10:45
    Samsung - Innovation Interests
    I. Shum, Samsung, US
  • 11:00
    NASA Armstrong’s Fiber Optic Sensing System (FOSS)
    L. Fobel, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, US
  • 11:07
    Inorganic (GaN – InGaN) microLED arrays for light projection or Head Up Displays and Head Mounted Displays
    H. Metras, CEA Tech, FR
  • 11:14
    The Technology and Equipment for Production of Sapphire Monocryctals of Improved Quality and Sizes for Displays of Smart Phones and Other Devices, Substrates for Products of Electronic and Optoelectronic Industry
    V. Korzhyk, Ukrspetstechnologii Corporation, UA
  • 11:21
    Gallium and mixed metal nanoclusters
    L. Hansen, University of Oregon, US
  • 11:28
    "Quilt Packaging" Microchip Interconnect Technology
    J. Kulick, Indiana Integrated Circuits, LLC, US
  • 11:35
    High Accuracy, Long-Life, Ultra-thin Contact Stress Sensor
    J. Kaschmitter, MicroMetrics, Inc., US
  • 11:42
    Panasonic & Samsung - Q&A
  • 12:00

    Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall

  • Expo Hall B
  • 01:30

    Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials - Michelin & Corning

  • Chair: Sophia Kim, NSTXL, US
    National Harbor 4
  • 01:30
    Michelin - Innovation Interests
    M. Pender, Michelin, US
  • 01:45
    Corning - Innovation Interests
    R. Raczkowski, Corning International, US
  • 02:00
    Production of High Value Graphene from Coal
    G. Botte, Ohio University Center for Electrochemical Engineering, US
  • 02:07
    Cost Effective Kaolinite-based Porous Ceramic Supports with High Permeability and Mechanical Strength
    Y.P. Yong, National University of Singapore, SG
  • 02:14
    CF8C-Plus Steel
    N. Franco, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
  • 02:21
    Non-destructive method for durable post-growth doping of graphene
    M. Guitton, Univalor, CA
  • 02:28
    Rubber Biosynthesis: Nanolipoprotein particle platform for “ex vivo” rubber production
    H. Farquar, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
  • 02:35
    Michelin & Corning - Q&A
  • 01:30

    Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investments - Harris & Harris Group & Shell

  • Chair: Belen Martínez López, CaramelTech, MX
    National Harbor 5
  • 01:30
    Harris & Harris Group - Investment Interests
    D. Jamison, Harris & Harris Group, US
  • 01:45
    Shell - Investment Interests
    N. Dikerman, Shell, US
  • 02:00
    Fluid-Screen
    M. Weber, Integrated Microfluidic Devices LLC, US
  • 02:07
    Chemotherapy wafer to treat oral cancer topically
    M. Goldberg, Privo Technologies, US
  • 02:14
    THz-Raman: Fast, simultaneous measurement of both material composition and structure
    R. Heyler, Ondax, Inc., US
  • 02:21
    Melodea NCC Foam
    Y. Shkedi, Melodea Ltd., IL
  • 02:28
    Meros drug and biologic delivery polymers
    A. Lavasanifar, Meros Polymers Inc., CA
  • 02:35
    Harris & Harris Group & Shell - Q&A
  • 03:00

    Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials - Momentive & Praxair

  • National Harbor 4
  • 03:00
    Momentive - Innovation Interests
    P. Vogt, Momentive, US
  • 03:15
    Praxair - Innovation Interests
    J. Sirman, Praxair, US
  • 03:30
    Boutiq tailored nanoparticles for emerging technologies
    P. Atkins, Boutiq Science Ltd, NZ
  • 03:37
    Butanediol and C4-C5 chemicals: A biosynthetic pathway
    E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
  • 03:44
    Data-Driven Software Platform for Accelerating Materials R&D and Manufacturing
    G. Mulholland, Citrine Informatics, US
  • 03:51
    Intellipigment(TM) Hydrogen Leak Detection
    N. Mohajeri, HySense Technology LLC, US
  • 03:58
    Momentive & Praxair - Q&A
  • 03:00

    Innovation Spotlights: Biotech & Pharma - Pfizer & Novozymes

  • Chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
    National Harbor 5
  • 03:00
    Pfizer - Innovation Interests
    M. Latauska, Pfizer Worldwide Innovation, US
  • 03:15
    Novozymes - Innovation Interests
    S. Merkel, Novozymes, US
  • 03:30
    Multiplexed genome editing by natural transformation for accelerated evolution of microbes (MuGENT)
    J. Tsai, Tufts University Tech Transfer, US
  • 03:37
    Solid-State Fermentation for Production of Succinic Acid from Renewable Biomass
    Y.P. Yong, National University of Singapore, SG
  • 03:44
    Enzymes for Control and Prevention of Biofilms
    B. Berger, Lehigh University, US
  • 03:51
    Lipidots®
    H. Metras, CEA Tech, FR
  • 03:58
    Synthetic Immunotherapy Platform for Vaccine Development
    R. Furneaux, Avalia Immunotherapies Limited, NZ
  • 04:05
    Transdermal Microneedle Sensors
    R. Polsky, Sandia National Laboratories, US
  • 04:12
    PrC-210 Radioprotector
    W. Fahl, WARF-University of Wisconsin/Thiogen Pharma, US
  • 04:19
    Pfizer & Novozymes - Q&A
  • 04:00

    TechConnect National Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)

  • Expo Hall B
  • 04:00

    New Zealand Block Party - Booth 401 - 4:00 Reception Spnsored by Grow Wellington

  • Expo Hall B
  • 04:00

    Federal Agency Expo-Rapid Fire Questions (4:00 - 5:30) ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join

  • Expo Hall B
  • 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, Office of the Director
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • BILAT USA 2.0/HORIZON 2020

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