TechConnect World 2016
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2016

Business Program: Joint National Innovation & National SBIR Programs

Time National Innovation
Program
National SBIR/STTR
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Monday, May 23, 2016
8:30 TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - Keynotes Potomac A

Pre-Conference Training Workshops, Additional Registration Required (9:00-12:00, 1:00-4:00)

Coffee Break (10:00)Potomac Registration Hall

 

 

10:00 Coffee Break Potomac Registration Hall
10:30 Innovation Spotlights: Materials/Polymers - Owens Corning, Saint-Gobain National Harbor 4 Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investment - Allied Minds, In-Q-Tel National Harbor 5
12:00 Networking Lunch (for purchase), Expo Hall Opens
1:30 Innovation Spotlights: Materials /Coatings- Sherwin-Williams , SABIC, Michelman National Harbor 4 Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Sensors, Communications - Panasonic, LG National Harbor 5
3:00 Innovation Spotlights: Materials/Energy - Praxair, NSTXL National Harbor 4 Innovation Spotlights: Boeing, US Navy National Harbor 5
4:30 Joint Networking Reception: TechConnect, National Innovation Summit, National SBIR/STTR ConferenceExpo Hall
Time National Innovation
Program
National SBIR/STTR
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
8:00 Joint TechConnect, National Innovation Summit, National SBIR/STTR Conference Keynotes Potomac A
10:00 Coffee Break Potomac Registration Hall
10:30

Innovation Spotlights: Materials/Graphene - Corning, Lockheed Martin National Harbor 4

 

Taking Environmental Technologies to Market: SBIR EPA and People, Prosperity & the Planet (P3) Special Session National Harbor 5
SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings Potomac C/D
SBIR 101: Proposal Submission Process for Granting & Contracting Agencies National Harbor 2 Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Oh My…. National Harbor 6 Agency Briefs: DoD at 30,000  Feet-Part 1 National Harbor 3
12:00 Networking Lunch (for purchase) Expo Hall Agency Briefs: NSF(11:40) National Harbor 2 Taking my Goods & Services Abroad: ITAR & Export Compliance(11:40) National Harbor 6 Agency Briefs: DoD at 30,000  Feet-Part 2(11:40) National Harbor 3
1:30 Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization Support - Oregon, Utah, South Carolina, and Illinois National Harbor 4 Innovation Spotlights: Water, Waste, Enviromental - Armstrong, Newell Rubbermaid National Harbor 5
SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (1:30)Potomac C/D
Agency Briefs:  DHS & DoC (NIST & NOAA) (2:00) National Harbor 2 The Auditors Are Coming!! – Briefings and updates from DOD (DCAA) and NIH (DFAS) auditors (2:00) National Harbor 6 Agency Briefs: Dept. of Energy (2:00) National Harbor 3
3:30 Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices - Medtronic, MedForeSight National Harbor 4 Innovation Spotlights: Materials - GAF, Bob Barker Company National Harbor 5 Agency Briefs: DoEd & DOT (3:10) National Harbor 2 Intellectual Property and Data Rights   Issues-Domestic & Global Perspectives (3:10) National Harbor 6 Agency Briefs: Dept. of Health & Human Services (3:10) National Harbor 3
4:20     Agency Briefs:  EPA & USDA National Harbor 2 Lessons Learned: Common Mistakes Made in the Phase I & II Proposal Process National Harbor 6 Agency Briefs:  NASA National Harbor 3
4:30 Joint Networking Reception: TechConnect, National Innovation Summit, National SBIR/STTR Conference Expo Hall
Time National Innovation
Program
National SBIR/STTR
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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
8:30 Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma - Integra, Merck National Harbor 4 Innovation Spotlights: Materials/Energy & Efficiency - Emerald Technology Ventures, NSTXL National Harbor 5 SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings Potomac C
9:00 SBIR/STTR Agency Tabletops Potomac Registration Hall    
9:00     Research Universities  and the STTR Program Deep-Dive National Harbor 2 Making the Sales Pitch: Selling Your Science vs. Selling Your Technology National Harbor 3
10:00Coffee Break Potomac Registration Hall
10:30 Innovation Spotlights: Energy & Transportation - Magna, Cummins (10:30) National Harbor 5 SBIR/STTR & High Tech Public Policy 101 (10:10) National Harbor 2 Phase 0-3: Enhancing Innovation Ecosystems Through Clusters, Accelerators, Incubators, Local, State, Federal, & International Resources (10:10) National Harbor 3
12:00Lunch (on own) and Networking
1:30 Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Polymers - Huntsman, Evonik National Harbor 5 Commercialization Best Practices: Agencies and Support Services They Provide (12:30) National Harbor 2 Small Firms Partnering with Federal Labs and Major Corporates (12:30) National Harbor 3
1:45     Access to Capital- State of Venture Capital & High Tech Growth Options National Harbor 2
3:00 Working with the PRIMES National Harbor 2
4:00 Joint Networking Reception: TechConnect, National Innovation Summit, National SBIR/STTR ConferencePotomac Registration Hall


Sessions

Monday May 23

8:30TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
9:00Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
9:00Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
9:00SBIR Cost Accounting - Workshop
9:00SBIR/STTR Overview - Workshop
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Owens Corning, Saint-Gobain
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investment - Allied Minds, In-Q-Tel
1:15Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
1:15Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
1:15SBIR Cost Accounting - Workshop
1:15SBIR/STTR Overview - Workshop
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Sherwin-Williams, SABIC, Michelman
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Electronics/Sensors - Panasonic, LG
1:30Korean Technology & Innovation Highlights: Energy, Safety, Medicine - KorusIP, NST
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials/Energy - Praxair, Pioneer Natural Resources
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Manufacturing - Boeing, US Navy
4:00TechConnect National Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join
5:00FujiFilm Inkjet VIP - Beer & Wine Reception & Workshop

Tuesday May 24

8:00Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes
8:30National Student Leader Conference - Panel & Q&A
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Corning, Lockheed Martin
10:30EPA P3 - Taking Environmental Technologies to Market
11:00SBIR 101: Proposal Submission Process for Granting & Contracting Agencies
11:00Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Oh My….
11:00Agency Briefs: DoD at 30,000 Feet: Part 1
11:00SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
1:00Agency Briefs: NSF
1:00Taking my Goods & Services Abroad: ITAR & Export Compliance
1:00Agency Briefs: DoD at 30,000 Feet: Part 2
2:10Agency Briefs:  DHS & DoC (NIST & NOAA)
2:10The Auditors Are Coming!! – Briefings and updates from DOD (DCAA) and NIH (DFAS) auditors
2:10Agency Briefs: Dept. of Energy
1:30Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization Support
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Water/Environment - Armstrong, Newell Brands
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices - Medtronic and MedForeSight
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - GAF, Bob Barker Company
3:00National Student Leader Conference - Internal Planning & Next Steps
3:20Agency Briefs: DoEd & DOT
3:20Intellectual Property and Data Rights   Issues-Domestic & Global Perspectives
3:20Agency Briefs: Dept. of Health & Human Services
4:30Agency Briefs:  EPA & USDA
4:30Lessons Learned: Common Mistakes Made in the Phase I & II Proposal Process
4:30Agency Briefs:  NASA
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session I

Wednesday May 25

8:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech/Pharma - Integra Life Sciences, Merck
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Efficiency - Emerald Technology Ventures
8:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
9:00Research Universities  and the STTR Program Deep-Dive
9:00Making the Sales Pitch: Selling Your Science vs. Selling Your Technology
10:10SBIR/STTR & High Tech Public Policy 101
10:10Phase 0-3: Enhancing Innovation Ecosystems Through Clusters, Accelerators, Incubators, Local, State, Federal, & International Resources
10:30Life Cycle Nano-EHS perspective: Regulatory & Policy Issues for Nanotechnology Commercialization
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Transportation - Magna, Cummins
10:30NASA Innovation & Technology Transfer
12:30Commercialization Best Practices: Agencies and Support Services They Provide
12:30Small Firms Partnering with Federal Labs and Major Corporates
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Huntsman, Evonik
1:45Access to Capital- State of Venture Capital & High Tech Growth Options
3:00Working with the PRIMES
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session II
 

Program

Monday May 23

8:30TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - KeynotesPotomac A
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:30TechConnect Welcome (invited presentation)
M. Laudon, TechConnect, US (bio)
8:40Opening Remarks and Keynote Panel Moderator (invited presentation)
B. Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
L. Whitman, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, US (bio)
M. Meador, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US (bio)
P. Grodzinski, National Cancer Institute, Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research, US (bio)
H. Kung, U.S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences, US (bio)
L. Sloter, U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Research & Engineering, US (bio)
9:00Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - WorkshopNational Harbor 6
Session chair: J. Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
9:00Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - WorkshopNational Harbor 14
Session chair: B. Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, US
9:00SBIR Cost Accounting - WorkshopNational Harbor 15
Session chair: E. Jameson, Jameson & Company, CPAs, US
9:00SBIR/STTR Overview - WorkshopNational Harbor 7
Session chair: M. Kurek, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, US
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Owens Corning, Saint-GobainNational Harbor 4
Session chair: S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30Owens Corning: Innovation Spotlight
A. Berthereau, Owens Corning, US
10:45Saint-Gobain: Innovation Spotlight
A. Hardy, Saint-Gobain, FR
11:00Isosorbide–based Polymers
L. Micek, University of Minnesota, US
11:07nPAO Synthetic Lubricant Base Stock
L. Sita, Precision Polyolefins LLC, US
11:14Organic materials as fluorescent probes, parylene process monomers, and novel chemical structures
D. Johnson, University of Oregon, US
11:21Recyclable Cellulose Aerogels
G. Wee, National University of Singapore, SG
11:28Biorenewable Production Pathway for Nylon and PET
C. Forney, Iowa State University, US
11:35Connora: Materials Reimagined - Reversible and Removable Plastics for Next Generation Composites
S. Pastine, Connora Technologies Inc., US
11:42Composites Made From Sugarcane By-products
D. Benedict, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, US
11:49Owens Corning, Saint-Gobain : Q&A
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investment - Allied Minds, In-Q-TelNational Harbor 5
Session chair: J. Rocha, TechConnect, US
10:30Allied Minds: Innovation Spotlight
D. See, Allied Minds, US
10:45In-Q-Tel: Innovation Spotlight
T. Gillespie, In-Q-Tel, US
11:00Battery Sensor for Charge and Health Monitoring
P. Dahlqvist, Insplorion AB, SE
11:07High Resolution Analytical Microscope on a Chip
R. Farrow, New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT Corporation, US
11:14HARDSIL process and high temperature
K. Klein, VORAGO Technologies, US
11:21A revolutionary dynamic orthotic system for footwear
T. Rose, Aliwings, Inc., US
11:28TheraVision
E. Burdette, Acoustic MedSystems, Inc., US
11:35Low cost platinum replacement materials to unlock fuel cells
J. Ornstein, framergy, Inc, US
11:42A new antenna-feedback scheme to achieve emission in a narrow beam from metal-cavity semiconductor lasers
S. Kumar, Lehigh University, US
11:49Allied Minds, In-Q-Tel : Q&A
1:15Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - WorkshopNational Harbor 6
Session chair: J. Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
1:15Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - WorkshopNational Harbor 14
Session chair: B. Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, US
1:15SBIR Cost Accounting - WorkshopNational Harbor 15
Session chair: E. Jameson, Jameson & Company, CPAs, US
1:15SBIR/STTR Overview - WorkshopNational Harbor 7
Session chair: M. Kurek, BBC Entrepreneurial Training & Consulting, US
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Sherwin-Williams, SABIC, MichelmanNational Harbor 4
Session chair: M. Makowski, K. Kauffman, PPG Industries, US
1:30Sherwin-Williams: Innovation Spotlight
V. Scarborough, Sherwin-Williams, US
1:45SABIC: Innovation Spotlight
J. Amarasekera, SABIC, US
2:00Michelman: Innovation Spotlight
J. Homoelle, Michelman, US
2:15Bi-Layer Multifunctional Coating for the Prevention of Icing
B. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU), US
2:22Anti-Corrosion Paint/Primer Additive Based on Conjugated Polymer Nano-Dispersions
L. Thompkins, PolyDrop, LLC, US
2:29Flexible Hard Coating (Flex9H®)
B.S. Bae, Solip Tech Co., Ltd., KR
2:36Low cost high durability tunable superhydrophobic to superhydrophilic surface treatment
C. Archambault, Univalor, CA
2:43OMNIPHOBE
L. Berryman, Nelumbo, US
2:50The "Holy Grail" of Coatings
M. Shaw, UltraTech International Inc's Advanced Technology Group, US
2:57Sherwin-Williams, SABIC, Michelman : Q&A
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Electronics/Sensors - Panasonic, LGNational Harbor 5
Session chair: M. Guitton, Univalor, CA
1:30Panasonic: Innovation Spotlight
I. Nydick, Panasonic, US
1:45LG Innovation Spotlight
K. Patel, Technology Center of America (LGTCA), US
2:00A low-altitude UAS-based autonomous radiological search and identification system
E. Becker, Oregon State University, US
2:07Printed Organic Sensors, using polymer inks with piezoelectric, pyroelectric or electrostrictive properties, on Large Area Flexible Surfaces (320mm x 380mm )
H. Metras, CEA Tech, FR
2:14Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles (SRLV)
J. Quinn, Exos Aerospace Systems & Technologies, US
2:21Bacterial detection in real time
X. Simon, Fluid-Screen, Inc, US
2:28Energy Harvesting Technology
M. Levy, EnerBee SAS, FR
2:35Vision-Based Multimodal Tactile Sensor Module (VMTSM)
S. Lee, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, KR
2:42Highly Accurate Occupancy Estimation Using Only Wi-Fi Power Measurements
M. Shaw, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
2:49A Vehicle 2 Vehicle Communication system for Smart Transpotations
L. Loerchner, University of Waterloo - WatCo, CA
2:56Panasonics, LG : Q&A
1:30Korean Technology & Innovation Highlights: Energy, Safety, Medicine - KorusIP, NSTNational Harbor 12
Manufacturing Method of SiOx Nanoparticles used for Li-ion Battery
E. Zhunwoo Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER), KR
CO2 Capture Technology using KIERSOLTM
E. Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER), KR
Stem Cell-Derived Fusion Personalized Cell Therapy
T-D. Kim, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), KR
IoT-based Underground Hazard management Technology
J-H. Lee, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), KR
Apparatus for Generating Plasma in Liquid
D-C. Seok, National Fusion Research Institute(NFRI), KR
Plasma Torch for Material Processing and a Reactor using the Same
Y-C. Hong, National Fusion Research Institute(NFRI), KR
Synthesis of Nano Copper and Printed Electronics Ink Using the Liquid Plasma Discharge
Y-C. Hong, National Fusion Research Institute(NFRI), KR
NoBl(No Blind) Double Skin Window System
K-H. Lee, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology(KICT), KR
Composites for High Sensitivity Magnetic Sensors/Energy Harvesters
J.H. Rye, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Device with Expanded Display Area
G-H. Lee, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Porous Ceramic Balls for Bioengineering
Y-H. Suk Lee, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Conductive Film/Fiber using Al Precursor Ink
H. Moon Lee, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Goniometer Usage for Revealing the Characteristics of Grain Boundaries
H-W. Jeong, Korean Institute of Materials Science(KIMS), KR
Close Proximity Point-to-Point Communications
H-T. Kim, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), KR
Power Interruption/MIT Power Interruption Technology
H-T. Kim, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), KR
Superconducting Wire
H. Ha, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute(KERI), KR
Dispersant-free Conducting Paste based on Carbon Nanomaterials with Multiple Hydrogen Bonding Moieties
J. Tark Han, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute(KERI), KR
Ring-shaped Bearingless Generator with Buoyant Rotor and Modular Structure
D-J. Bang, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute(KERI), KR
Remediation Method for Aarsenic Contaminated Soils
J. Kim, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), KR
Remediation Method for Cyanide Contaminated Soils
J. Kim, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), KR
Synthetic Method of Magnetite-Birnessite Mixture and Wastewater Treatment with the Mixture
J. Kim, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), KR
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials/Energy - Praxair, Pioneer Natural ResourcesNational Harbor 4
Session chair: N. Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
3:00Praxair: Innovation Spotlight
J. Sirman, Praxair, US
3:15Pioneer Natural Resources: Innovation Spotlight
S. Manning, Pioneer Natural Resources, US
3:30New Class of Inorganic Plastic Crystal Electrolyte for Lithium Ion Battery
B. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU), US
3:37Battery Development with Reclaimed Material
S. Sloop, OnTo Technology LLC, US
3:44Li-ion battery cathode – higher energy density/charge capacity
L. Micek, University of Minnesota, US
3:51Wave Liquefaction™: clean conversion of coal/biomass to fuels, chemicals and advanced carbon materials
G. Skoptsov, H Quest Vanguard, Inc, US
3:58An electrochemical device to convert CO2 into chemicals and fuels
N. Flanders, Opus 12, Inc., US
4:05Purification of Thin Film Solar Cell Absorber Materials
L. Micek, University of Minnesota, US
4:12Organic Aqueous Redox Flow Battery for Grid Storage (OARFB)
G. Graff, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
4:19Graphene-nanodiamond solution for achieving superlubricity
A. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US
4:26Praxair, Pioneer Natural Resources: Q&A
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Manufacturing - Boeing, US NavyNational Harbor 5
Session chair: T. Greeff, NSTXL, US
3:00Boeing: Innovation Spotlight
D. Neely, Boeing, US
3:15Navy SBIR: Innovation Spotlight
R. Smith, US Navy, US
3:30Over 30,000 particle accelerators are used in over $500 billion per year in products and services. In a significant spin-off application of technology developed for science, Fermilab is developing a new class of compact, robust, high-power, energy efficient accelerators that will enable new industrial, scientific, NDE, and security applications.
C. Schmidt, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, US
3:37Machine Learning for Non-Destructive Evaluation in Manufacturing Environments
G. Mulholland, Citrine Informatics, US
3:44Miniaturized Gas Chromatography (GC) for ubiquitous applications
M. Levy, APIX ANALYTICS, FR
3:51Embeddable Programmable Instrumentation Circuits (EPIC)
K. Blemel, Management Sciences, Inc., US
3:58Advanced polymer nano-composites using thermal mechanically treated biofillers
H. Van Eaton, WyoComp, US
4:05Boeing, US Navy : Q&A
4:00TechConnect National Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall D & E
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - ALL Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall D & E
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)
5:00FujiFilm Inkjet VIP - Beer & Wine Reception & WorkshopChesapeake 6
The Current State of Functional Printing
Inkjet From Development to Production

Tuesday May 24

8:00Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World KeynotesPotomac A
Moderator: Fireside Chat
M. Walsh, SBA, US
Fireside Chat
S. Gold, IBM, US
Fireside Chat
J. Lawton, littleBits, US
Fireside Chat
R. Bagley, University of Pittsburgh, US
Moderator: InnovationX-Ignite
M. Ravindranath, NextGov, US
InnovationX-Ignite
V. Veedu, Oceanit, US
InnovationX-Ignite
T. Mulligan, Hydronalix, US
InnovationX-Ignite
N. Tandon, EpiBone, US
InnovationX-Ignite
K. Carpenter, Teachley, US
InnovationX-Ignite
S. Mayekar, SiNode Systems, US
8:30National Student Leader Conference - Panel & Q&APotomac 2
B. Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
V. Scarborough, Sherwin-Williams, US
W. Wohlleben, BASF SE, DE
L. Henderson, National Cancer Institute, US
M. Meader, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Corning, Lockheed MartinNational Harbor 4
Session chair: L. Foster, BPT, US
10:30Corning: Innovation Spotlight
K. Soni, Corning, US
10:45Lockheed Martin: Innovation Spotlight
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
11:00Multi-functional Coal-Derived Graphene Films
G. Botte, Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research - Ohio University, US
11:07Graphene Quantum Dots Based on Coal Sources
M. Shtein, Dotznano, IL
11:14Graphene and 2D materials production and applications
S. Notley, FlexeGRAPH (ANU), AU
11:21Ultra-fast graphene growth by CVD
C. Archambault, Univalor, CA
11:28eLOCOS metallization technology for advanced 3D microsystems
V. Dubin, NANO3D SYSTEMS LLC, US
11:35Iron Boron Nitride Nanoceramic For Electronic Components
K. Oganisian, Nanoceramics Inc., PL
11:42Transparent Metal Films for Smartphone, Tablet and TV Displays
R. Engel-Herbert, Penn State Materials Research Institute, US
11:49Corning, Lockheed Martin : Q&A
10:30EPA P3 - Taking Environmental Technologies to MarketNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Greg Lank, EPA, US
G. Lank, EPA P3, US
A. Richards, EPA SBIR, US
V. Shunturov, Lucid, Lucid Connects, US
R. Cairncross, Environmental Fuel Research, US
H. Naquin, Venturewell, US
N. Kaplan, Foresight Science & Technology, US
11:00SBIR 101: Proposal Submission Process for Granting & Contracting AgenciesNational Harbor 2
Session chair: J. Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
J. Pucci, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), US
R. Mehta, NSF, US
B. Cherney, Navy, US
11:00Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Oh My….National Harbor 6
Session chair: E. Brown, SBA, US
M. Pritchard, Office of Inspector General-NSF, US
B. Schrag, NSF, US
R. Farmer, ADA Technologies, US
11:00Agency Briefs: DoD at 30,000 Feet: Part 1National Harbor 3
Session chair: D. Sikora, OSD OSBP, US
D. Shahady, US Air Force, US
S. Nichols, DARPA, US
J. Smith, Army, US
R. Smith, Navy, US
11:00SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One MeetingsPotomac C
1:00Agency Briefs: NSFNational Harbor 2
P. Atherton, NSF, US
B. Schrag, NSF, US
R. Mehta, NSF, US
1:00Taking my Goods & Services Abroad: ITAR & Export ComplianceNational Harbor 6
Session chair: M. Schimpp, SBA
T. Mulligan, Hydronalix, US
R. Chan, Decix Technologies, US
T. Andrukonis, DoC-BIS, US
M. Fuchs, DoC-ITA, US
T. Dearth, US State Dept, US
1:00Agency Briefs: DoD at 30,000 Feet: Part 2National Harbor 3
Session chair: T. Bujewski, OSD OUSD, DOD, US
M. Florh, DTRA, US
T. Piazza, SOCOM, US
S. Armstrong, MDA, US
L. Pollack, JSTO-CBD, US
2:10Agency Briefs:  DHS & DoC (NIST & NOAA)National Harbor 2
E. Sobolewski, DHS, US
V. Garcia, NOAA, US
M. Clague, NIST, US
2:10The Auditors Are Coming!! – Briefings and updates from DOD (DCAA) and NIH (DFAS) auditorsNational Harbor 6
Session chair: R. Farmer, ADA Technologies, US
S. Kobus, DCAA, US
D. Kim, Kim & Baum, US
A. Mercado, NIH-DFAS, US
A. Smith, NIH-DFAS, US
2:10Agency Briefs: Dept. of EnergyNational Harbor 3
M. Oliver, DOE-Office of Science, US
J. Tuttle, DOE-ARPA-E, US
1:30Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization SupportNational Harbor 4
Session chair: M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
1:30Oregon Innovation
H. Stafford, Business Oregon, US
1:45Illinois Innovation
M. Harris, Illinois Science & Technology Coalition, US
2:00Utah Innovation
I. Estabrook, Utah Science, Technology and Research (USTAR) Agency, US
2:15South Carolina Innovation
A. Love, South Carolina Department of Commerce, US
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Water/Environment - Armstrong, Newell BrandsNational Harbor 5
Session chair: S. Dockum, USDA, US
1:30Armstrong: Innovation Spotlight
K. Kehrer, Armstrong, US
1:45Newell Brands: Innovation Spotlight
M. Paquette, Newell Brands, US
2:00A Safe, Sustainable, and Inexpensive Water Purification System
D. Kurup, Aquidas, Inc., US
2:07Soil Strengthening and Cementation
B. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU), US
2:14Carbon Nanotube Immobilized Membranes for Water Treatment & Recovery
S. Mitra, New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT Corporation, US
2:21Hydrocarbon Membranes for Energy and Water Electrochemical Systems
J. Nelson, Sandia National Laboratories, US
2:28MicroCED: Microbial Based Chlorinated Ethene Destruction
D. Haas, Savannah River National Laboratory, US
2:35Compact Laser Spectroscopy for Downhole Applications
J. Sosenko, DOE-NETL, US
2:42Bio-Inspired Hydraulic Actuator to Stabilize Buildings in Natural Disasters
M. Shaw, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
2:49A Portable Heavy Metal Detector
P. Kurup, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
2:56FertiSaver
K. Bhalerao, Soil Diagnostics, US
3:03Reclamation of Critical and Value Materials from Electronics using an Electrorecycling Process
R. Bills, Idaho National Laboratory, US
3:10NMX ™Absorbents for Removing Toxic Metals from Water
R. Epperson, Crystal Clear Technologies, Inc., US
3:17Armstrong, Newell Brands: Q&A
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices - Medtronic and MedForeSightNational Harbor 4
Session chair: S. Kubisen, The George Washington University, US
3:30Medtronic: Innovation Spotlight
B. Dolan, Medtronic, US
3:45MedForeSight: Innovation Spotlight
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, US
4:00US Army: Innovation Spotlight
T. Bennett, US Army Medical Materiel, US
4:15One Step Synthesis of Coatings for Titanium Implants
D. Nisbet, The Australian National University, AU
4:22A Point-of-care Rapid Diagnsotic test for Bacterial SInusitis
J. Skraba, Entvantage Diagnostics, Inc, US
4:29Flexible microneedle skin patch integrated with Triboelectric volume sensor and energy harvester
W.H. Phua, National University of Singapore, SG
4:36A Prototype Design of Medical Oxygen Concentrator Using a Novel Rapid Pressure Swing Adsorption Process
R. Vemula, Lehigh University, US
4:43iCertainty™ Platform Technology
T.B. Ferguson, RFPi, LLC, US
4:50Smart X-ray Sources
M. Eaton, Stellarray, US
4:57Human-derived hemoglobin oxygen carrier
P. Fontes, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, US
5:04Targeted Rapamycin Micelle (TRaM) as a Therapeutic in Solid Organ Transplant
C. Dixon Thiesing, ToleRaM Nanotech, US
5:11Medtronic, MedForeSight, US Army: Q&A
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - GAF, Bob Barker CompanyNational Harbor 5
Session chair: P. Ansems Bancroft, Dow, US
3:30GAF: Innovation Spotlight
D. Boss, GAF, US
3:45Bob Barker Industries: Innovation Spotlight
G. Omland, Bob Barker Industries, US
4:00NanoMet: Automated Dimensional Analysis of Nanomaterials
J. Whalen, FullScaleNANO, Inc., US
4:07Nano-structured silica: A powerful flame retardant chemical
R. Atluri, INFINGENT, SE
4:14Mechanochemical Synthesis and Applications of Borides and Diborides
B. Berman, UCF Office of Research & Commercialization, US
4:21Magnesium Based Metal Composite
R. Nagaiah, UCF Office of Research & Commercialization, US
4:28Manufacturing Methods for Highly Transparent Polycrystalline Aluminum Oxynitride Ceramics
J.E. Cha, Yeungnam University Office of Research Cooperantion Foundation, KR
4:35Low-cost amorphous polymer nanocomposite with extraordinary performance
N. Franco, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
4:42GAF, Bob Barker Company: Q&A
3:00National Student Leader Conference - Internal Planning & Next StepsChesapeake 3
Session chair: Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
3:20Agency Briefs: DoEd & DOTNational Harbor 2
E. Metz, Dept of Education, US
R. Sack, Dept. of Transportation, US
3:20Intellectual Property and Data Rights   Issues-Domestic & Global PerspectivesNational Harbor 6
Session chair: M. Bickel, USPTO, US
JP Kim, HHS-NIH, US
H. Wixon, NIST, US
J. Snow, Pryor Cashman LLP, US
3:20Agency Briefs: Dept. of Health & Human ServicesNational Harbor 3
R. Vinson, HHS-NIH, US
S. Griffiths, HHS-CDC, US
B. Bard, HHS-ACL, US
4:30Agency Briefs:  EPA & USDANational Harbor 2
C. Cleland, USDA, US
A. Richards, EPA, US
4:30Lessons Learned: Common Mistakes Made in the Phase I & II Proposal ProcessNational Harbor 6
Session chair: J. Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
V. Garcia, NOAA, US
P. Balan, NSF, US
S. Nichols, DARPA, US
4:30Agency Briefs:  NASANational Harbor 3
J. Grant, NASA, US
LK Kubendran, NASA, US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session IExpo Hall D & E

Wednesday May 25

8:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech/Pharma - Integra Life Sciences, MerckNational Harbor 4
Session chair: S. Kubisen, The George Washington University, US
8:30Integra Life Scienses: Innovation Spotlights
T. Twardowski, Integra, US
8:45Merck: Innovation Spotlights
M. Lamm, Merck, US
9:00Co-administration of nanowired Alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone and cerebrolysin enhances neuroprotection in concussive head injury following sleep deprivation
A. Sharma, Uppsala University, SE
9:07Novel Purification Method for Membrane Proteins
L. Loev, Ariel University R&D Co., Ltd., IL
9:14Design and Scalable Biosynthesis of Acid-Tolerant Enzymes as Broad-Spectrum, Biocompatible Disinfectants
B. Berger, Lehigh University, US
9:21Anchored Immersion Microplate Lids for 3D Cell Culture
A. Lyons, ARL Designs LLC, US
9:28Antimicrobial technology
A. Agrawal, Agienic Inc, US
9:35Overcoming antibiotic resistance through a novel mechanism of action
M. Thomas, Agile Sciences, US
9:42Integra, Merck Q&A
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Efficiency - Emerald Technology VenturesNational Harbor 5
Session chair: T. Greeff, NSTXL, US
8:30Emerald Technology Ventures: Innovation Spotlight
N. Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
8:45NSTXL: Innovation Spotlight
T. Greeff, NSTXL - National Security Technology Accelerator, US
9:00Fast Superconducting Re-closer for Medium Voltage Grid Applications
V. Solovyov, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
9:07Novel Membranes: Liquid-based gating mechanism with tunable multiphase selectivity and antifouling behavior
R. Cunningham, Wyss Institute at Harvard, US
9:14Evaporation-driven generators
O. Sahin, Columbia University, US
9:21High-power triboelectric power generator
J. Park, Sungkyunkwan University Research & Business Foundation, KR
9:28CO2 Capture Technology using KIERSOLTM
E. Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER) (Government funded Institute), US
9:35Emerald Technology Ventures, NSTXL Q&A
8:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One MeetingsPotomac C
9:00Research Universities  and the STTR Program Deep-DiveNational Harbor 2
Session chair: S. Shivakumar, National Academy of Sciences, US
B. Guay, Army STTR, US
M. Portnoy, HHS-NIH, US
R. Bagley, University of Pittsburgh, US
J. Grant, NASA, US
9:00Making the Sales Pitch: Selling Your Science vs. Selling Your TechnologyNational Harbor 3
Session chair: W. Kash, FedScoop
R. Bendis, BioHealth Innovations, US
T. Sultan, Sultan Ventures, US
J. Garson, DOE-EERE, US
M. McComas, BAE Systems, US
10:10SBIR/STTR & High Tech Public Policy 101National Harbor 2
Session chair: J. Glover, SBTC, US
A. Seraphin, US Armed Services, US
J. Moore, USPTO/SBA, US
K. Wheeler, US Senate SBC, US
J. Hartz, US House SBC, US
J. Glover, SBTC, US
10:10Phase 0-3: Enhancing Innovation Ecosystems Through Clusters, Accelerators, Incubators, Local, State, Federal, & International ResourcesNational Harbor 3
Session chair: E. Smith, EDA, US
J. Servo, Dawnbreaker, US
A. Bonnell, USAID-GDL, US
C. O'Gwin, DOE, US
D. Kenney, Oregon BEST, US
10:30Life Cycle Nano-EHS perspective: Regulatory & Policy Issues for Nanotechnology CommercializationNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Philip Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health (bio)
10:30Emerging Legal and Product Stewardship Implications of Products of Nanotechnology
L.L. Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., US
10:50Existing and Anticipated Insurance and Risk Management Issues Facing Nanotechnology Businesses (invited presentation)
J.S. Sano, Prince Lobel Tye LLP, US
11:10The Implications of State Regulatory Schemes Affecting Engineered Nanomaterials in the U.S (invited presentation)
W. Rogers, Jr., Prince Lobel Tye, LLP, US
11:30Panel: Regulatory & Policy Issues for Nanotechnology Commercialization
W. Wohlleben, BASF, DE
H. Chen, USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, US
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Transportation - Magna, CumminsNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Y.Q. Rao, Dow, US
10:30Magna: Innovation Spotlight
D. Pascoe, Magna, US
10:40Cummins: Innovation Spotlight
R. England, Cummins, US
11:00Prototyping of Advanced Materials for Next Generation Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries
D. Morris, Polaris Laboratories, LLC, US
11:07Robust Modal Filtering for Real-Time Control and Performance Optimization of Flexible Aircraft and Other Structures
S. Hull, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC), US
11:14Advanced vapor-coating technologies
A. Paxson, DropWise Technologies Corp., US
11:21Marine antifouling peptide
C. Gesswein, Clemson University, US
11:28Magna, Cummins Q&A
10:30NASA Innovation & Technology TransferChesapeake 3
D. Lockney, NASA, US
NASA Innovators: Commercialization Success Stories
12:00Lunch Break (on own)
12:30Commercialization Best Practices: Agencies and Support Services They ProvideNational Harbor 2
Session chair: S. Dockum, USDA, US
M. Portnoy, HHS-NIH, US
LK Kubendran, NASA, US
C. Villa, USAF, US
12:30Small Firms Partnering with Federal Labs and Major CorporatesNational Harbor 3
Session chair: P. Zielinski, NIST, US
S. Dimovski, BASF, US
J. Wolfson, DOE-EERE, US
V. Veedu, Oceanit, US
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Huntsman, EvonikNational Harbor 5
Session chair: T. Sultan, Sultan Ventures, US
1:30Huntsman: Innovation Spotlight
N. van Wiechen, Huntsman, US
1:45Evonik: Innovation Spotlight
S. Gupta, Evonik, US
2:00Anisotropic polymer composites made by electric field guided self-assembly
H. Hemmen, Condalign AS, NO
2:07Water-dispersible graphene
S. Kim, Kyungpook National University Research Foundation, KR
2:14Films with Hierarchically Assembled Monolayers of Mixutures of Particles
N. Musunuri, New Jersey Innovation Institute, an NJIT Corporation, US
2:21Disruptive, New Odor Removal Technology
M. Shaw, UltraTech International Inc.'s Advanced Technology Group, US
2:28Recyclable Thermoset Polymers for Sustainable Composites
B. Liang, Adesso Advanced Materials, US
2:35Innovative services for materials design
A. de Bustos, SIMUNE ATOMISTICS S.L., ES
2:42Synchrotron X-rays for advanced materials characterisation
M. Levy, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), FR
2:49Huntsman, Evonik : Q&A
1:45Access to Capital- State of Venture Capital & High Tech Growth OptionsNational Harbor 2
Session chair: G. Lew, Three Oaks, US
M. Waite, Village Capital, US
J. Aberman, Amplifier Ventures, US
R. Kummer, American Research Capital, US
J. May, Angel Capital Association, New Vantage Group, US
3:00Working with the PRIMESNational Harbor 2
Session chair: R. Smith, US Navy, US
J. Fetterman, Northrop Grumman, US
D. Shahady, US Air Force, US
J. Helfrich, BluePath Labs, US
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
M. McComas, BAE Systems, US
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session IIPotomac Registration Hall
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