TechConnect World 2018

TechConnect World 2017 — Full Program — All Sessions

Sunday May 14

9:00Sunday - Industry Impact Workshops
5:00TechConnect Welcome & Workshop Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday May 15

8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
9:20Keynote Panel: Innovating in Innovation Prospecting
9:00Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
9:00Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
9:00SBIR Cost Accounting - Workshop
10:10Coffee Break
10:30Photonics Devices & Systems
10:30Carbon Capture & Utilization
10:30Metallic Additive Manufacturing
10:30Nanomaterials EHS: Exposure
10:30Cancer Nanotechnology
10:30Graphene & 2D-Materials: Keynotes
10:30Polymers & Composites
10:30Materials for Personal/Home Care & Cosmetics
10:30Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose
10:30Energy Storage Keynotes
10:30MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications
10:30Materials for Sustainable Building I
10:30NanoFabrication & Nanomanufacturing
10:30Automotive Innovation Spotlights: Magna, Cummins
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Corning, Praxair
12:00Expo Hall: Ice Cream & Coffee Social (lunch not provided)
1:30Biomed Innovation Spotlights: Medtronic, GE Healthcare
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Sherwin Williams, Owens Corning
3:00Materials & Personal Care Innovation Spotlights: L'Oreal, Church & Dwight
3:00Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Ingersoll Rand
1:30Sensor Keynotes
1:30Water Technologies
1:30Photonics Materials Innovation
1:30Innovations in Carbon Capture & Utilization
1:30Micro & Nano Fluidics
1:30Innovations in Additive Manufacturing
1:30Nanomaterials Risk Assessment & Toxicological Screening
1:30Diagnostics & Bioimaging
1:30Graphene Synthesis & Applications
1:30Nanoparticle Characterization
1:30Cellulose Innovation & Commercialization Panel Discussion
1:30Energy Storage Materials
1:30MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications II
1:30Materials for Sustainable Building II
1:30Advanced Engineering Materials
1:30Hydrophobicity, Wetting & Coating Materials
4:00TechConnect National Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join

Tuesday May 16

8:15Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes
9:15Fireside Chat: Furthering the Role of Women as Leaders in High Tech
8:30Student Leaders Conference Panel Discussion
10:00Coffee Break
10:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
10:30SBIR 101: The Basics
10:30Leaving the SBIR Nest- How to Leverage SBIR Funding
11:40R&D for a Public Purpose - The Granting Agencies
11:40Engaging Innovation Ecosystems
10:30Photonics Sensors
10:30Industrial Waste Water Treatment
10:30Micro & Bio Fluidics
10:30EHS Implementation and Regulation
10:30Nanoparticles for Imaging & Diagnostics
10:30Carbon Nanostructure Enabled Applications
10:30Building Integrated Solar
10:30Nanoparticle Drug Delivery and Nucleic Acids
10:30Energy Storage Innovations
10:30Materials Informatics & Design Innovation
10:30Sustainability & Efficiency Innovation
10:30Anti-adhesion & Surface Applications
10:30Food Materials & Innovations I
10:30Electronics Innovation Spotlights: Panasonic, LG, Energizer
10:30Aerospace/Defense Innovation Spotlights: Aerojet, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin
12:00Expo Hall: Ice Cream & Coffee Social (lunch not provided)
1:20SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
1:25Show Me the Money - The Contracting Agencies
1:25Accepting Government Funding - Setting up an Auditing System, Accounting, & Avoiding Fraud, Waste, & Abuse
2:15Innovating in Education Technology - Opportunities and Priorities Across SBIR Agencies
2:15Patenting High Tech: Domestic & Global
3:05Prime Time - Partnering with DoD Contractors
3:05Seed Funding Health Technologies
3:50Phase 3 Opportunities in the DoD 
3:50Recent Winners - If I Only Knew Then, What I Know Now
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Henkel, SABIC
1:30Federal & Venture Investments: SOCOM, Saint Gobain
1:30EPA P3 Spotlight: Inspiring the Next Generation of Innovative Thinkers
3:00Materials Innovation Spotlights: Eastman, Huntsman
3:00DOE Lab Innovations for Industry: Spotlight Session
1:30Chemical & Physical Sensors
1:30Membranes for Water Treatment
1:30Microfluidic Cell & Particle Manipulation
1:302-D Materials Synthesis & Applications
1:30Composite Materials
1:30Characterizing Materials In Situ
1:30Solar Technologies & Materials
1:30Imaging & Drug Delivery, Theranostics
1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis
1:30Energy Storage Implementation & Panel Discussion
1:30Safety & Innovation as Partners for Success in Advanced Manufacturing: Panel Discussion
1:30Food Materials & Innovations II
1:30Materials for Flexible Electronics
3:00Student Investigators & Entrepreneurs
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session I
Water Technologies: Posters
Photonics Devices & Systems: Posters
Micro & Bio Fluidics: Posters
3D Printing: Posters
Environmental Health & Safety of Nanomaterials: Posters
Cancer Nanotechnology: Posters
Diagnostics & Bioimaging: Posters
Graphene & 2D-Materials: Posters
Sustainability Innovations: Posters
Solar Technologies & Materials: Posters
Energy Storage: Posters
MEMS & NEMS: Posters
Informatics, Modeling & Simulation: Posters
NanoFabrication & Nanomanufacturing: Posters
Biomaterials: Posters

Wednesday May 17

8:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
9:30SBIR/STTR Agency Tabletop Displays
9:00Agency Briefings: Department of Defense (DOD)
9:00Making the Sales Pitch - Insight & Best Practices Around Pitching Your Business Plan
9:50Agency Briefings: Health and Human Services (HHS)
10:00Encouraging Innovation: Raising Awareness of SBIR/STTR on University Campuses
10:40Agency Briefings: National Science Foundation (NSF)
11:00Agency Briefings: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
11:00When & How to go Global with Your High Tech Startup
11:20Agency Briefings: Department of Energy (DOE)
11:40Agency Briefings: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
8:30Biosensors I
8:30Flexible Electronics Manufacturing
8:30Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells
8:30CNT-Based Devices I
8:30Characterizing Materials using AFM I
8:30The Future of Drug & Gene Delivery: Panel Discussion
8:30Advanced Manufacturing Catalysis I
8:30Corrosion Resistant Coatings
8:30Biotech Innovation Spotlights: Baxter, DOD Medical
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Biosensors II
10:30Printed Electronics Innovations & Applications
10:30Fuel Cell Applications for Grid Modernization
10:30Sustainable Composites Innovation
10:30CNT-Based Devices II
10:30Characterizing Materials using AFM II
10:30Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications I
10:30Intracellular & Organelle Delivery
10:30Advanced Manufacturing Catalysis II
10:30Materials for Oil & Gas I
10:30USDA Special Session: Nanobiomaterials in Food & Agriculture
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Evonik, Michelman
1:30IoT/Cyber/Grid Innovation Spotlights: DharmaGrowth, NSTXL
1:30USDA Special Session: Nano-biosensors & Nanomaterials for Agriculture, Food & Diagnostics
1:30Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication
1:30Catalysts for Fuel Cells
1:30Nanoelectronic Devices
1:30Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications II
1:30Peptides, Proteins, & Viral-assisted Drug Delivery
1:30Materials for Oil & Gas II
12:45Agency Briefings: Department of Commerce
12:45SBIR: A Driver of Innovation, Jobs, and American Competitiveness
1:00Agency Briefings: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1:15Agency Briefings: Department of Transportation
1:30Agency Briefings: Department of Education
1:45Agency Briefings: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
2:05Access to Capital & Surviving the Proverbial “Valley of Death"
4:30Student Perspectives on the Future Impact of Emerging Technologies
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session II
Sensors - Chemical, Physical & Bio: Posters
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen: Posters
Graphene & 2D-Materials: Posters
Composite Materials: Posters
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices: Posters
Advanced, Printed & Flexible Electronics: Posters
Materials Characterization: Posters
Nanoparticles: Posters
Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Posters
Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Posters
Sustainability & Efficiency Innovation
Materials for Oil & Gas: Posters
Advanced Manufacturing Innovations: Posters
Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters
Advanced Engineering Materials: Posters
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