TechConnect World 2018
SBIR/STTR Spring Conference
 

2018 SBIR/STTR Program Day-At-A-Glance

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
8:30 Joint SBIR/TechConnect World Keynotes
10:30 SBIR 101 Follow on Funding: How to Commercialize Your Phase II
10:40 One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies
11:20 Solving Specific Problems: Contract Agencies SBIR/STTR Support Organizations
12:00 Federal Agency Booths and TechConnect World Epxo Hall Opens (12:00-6:00)
12:00 Lunch (on own)
1:20 One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies
1:20 Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose Agency Briefings
2:10 Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD
3:00 Accepting Government Funding
4:00 Federal Agency Booths and TechConnect Expo and Innovatin Showcase Reception
     
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
8:30 One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies
9:00 Partnering with Universities & Labs Building Your Business
10:00 IP & Data Rights: What You Need to Know Access to Capital
11:00 Leveraging SBIR Funding Making the Sales Pitch: Insights Around Pitching Your Business Plan
12:00 Lunch (on own)
1:00 One-on-One Meetings with Federal Agencies
1:00 Working with Primes
3:00 TechConnect-SBIR Networking Reception


Sessions

Monday May 14

8:30SBIR/STTR Overview & Phase I Proposal Development (Requires Additional Registration)
1:00SBIR/STTR Accounting Basics
3:00Phase II Proposal Development
3:00Student Leaders Conference: Welcome Session
4:00TechConnect Expo & Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - All Attendees Encouraged to Join

Tuesday May 15

8:30Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes
9:00Fireside Chat: Leaders in Innovation
9:30Fireside Chat: SBIR Company Spotlight
9:00Student Leaders Conference: Entrepreneurship Panel
10:30Student Leaders Conference: Career Pathways Panel
10:30SBIR 101
10:30Follow on Funding: How to Commercialize Yoiur Phase II
10:40One-on-One Agency Meetings
11:20Solving Specific Problems: Contract Agencies
11:20SBIR/STTR Support Organizations
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings
1:20Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose
1:20Agency Briefings
2:10Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD
2:10Agency Briefings
3:00Accepting Government Funding
1:30Student Leaders Conference: Student Research/Company Presentations

Wednesday May 16

8:30One-on-One Agency Meetings
9:00Partnering with Universities & Labs
9:00Building Your Business
10:00IP & Data Rights: What You Need to Know
10:00Access to Capital
11:00Leveraging SBIR Funding
11:00Making the Sales Pitch: Insights Around Pitching Your Business Plan
1:00Working with Primes
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings

Program

Monday May 14

8:30SBIR/STTR Overview & Phase I Proposal Development (Requires Additional Registration)261 A
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
1:00SBIR/STTR Accounting Basics261 A
Session chair: Ed Jameson, Jameson & Company CPAs, US
3:00Phase II Proposal Development261 A
Session chair: Becky Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training and Consulting, US
3:00Student Leaders Conference: Welcome Session264 A
Session chair: Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
4:00TechConnect Expo & Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - All Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall
DARPA SBIR/STTR Program, Booth 325
Fermilab, Booth 627
NASA SBIR/STTR, Booth 324
National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure, Booth 316
Navy SBIR/STTR, Booth 330
NOAA, Booth 331
Sandia National Laboratories, Booth 623
US Department of Energy - SBIR, Booth 322
US Missile Defense Agency, Booth 336
US Naval Research Laboratory, Booth 625
US Small Business Adminstration, Booth 327
US Special Operations Command, Booth 334
USDA SBIR, Booth 329

Tuesday May 15

8:30Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes257
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect, US and John Williams, SBA, US
8:30White House Science and Technology Priorities
L. Whitman, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, US
9:00Fireside Chat: Leaders in Innovation257
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
E. Gore, Alice, US
C. Gulbranson, University of California (invited), US
A. Mason, Rise of the Rest (invited), US
9:30Fireside Chat: SBIR Company Spotlight257
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
A. Schmeder, Enchroma, US
G. Schneider, Natel Energy (invited), US
A. Rush, Made in Space (invited), US
J. Tung, 23andMe (invited), US
9:00Student Leaders Conference: Entrepreneurship Panel264 A
Session chair: Noah Hoffman, Oregon State University, US
A. Zaretski, Grolltex Inc, US
A. Wright-Gladstein, Ayar Labs, US
Z. Parlak, Qatch Technologies, US
10:30Student Leaders Conference: Career Pathways Panel264 A
Session chair: Jennifer Miller, University of California, San Diego, US
C. Geraci, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, US
S. Mathaudhu, University of California, Riverside, US
C. Thomas, 3M, US
10:30SBIR 101258 B
Session chair: Christopher Earl, RCC, US
D. Deason, DoD-MDA (invited), US
M. Portnoy, NIH, US
M. Ramey, WI CTC, US
D. Catron, New Mexico FAST Program, US
10:30Follow on Funding: How to Commercialize Yoiur Phase II261 A
Session chair: Ben Schrag, NSF, US
L.A. Boyer, DoD-Navy, US
R. Shie, Physical Optics, US
J. Wasson, SC SBDC, US
10:40One-on-One Agency Meetings256
11:20Solving Specific Problems: Contract Agencies258 B
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, US
M. Davidson, NASA, US
TBA, DoD, US
A. Richards, EPA (invited), US
11:20SBIR/STTR Support Organizations261 A
Session chair: Christopher Lorenzana, SBA District Office Santa Ana, US
M. Madero, UCR, US
R. Shukla, Larta Institute, US
M. Ailstock, AURP, US
G. Baranano, Tech Futures Group, US
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings256
1:20Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose258 B
Session chair: Becky Aistrup, BBC Entrepreneurial Training and Consulting, US
M. Portnoy, NIH (invited), US
R. Shuman, NSF, US
R. Melnick, USDA, US
C. O'Gwin, DOE, US
M. Clague, NIST (invited), US
1:20Agency Briefings261 A
Session chair: Chris McNeal, SBA, US
1:20B. Smith, DoD-Navy, US
1:25J. Smith, DoD-Army, US
1:30A. Aldrich, DoD-USSOCOM, US
1:35D. Deason, DoD-MDA, US
1:40J. Stewart, FLC, US
1:45H. Ahn, NSF, US
1:50E. Hawkes, USDA, US
2:10Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD258 B
Session chair: Jordan Reynolds, MDA, US
J. Smith, DoD-Army (invited), US
M. Williams, DoD-Navy, US
A. Aldrich, DoD-USSOCOM (invited), US
S. Celis, DoD-DARPA, US
2:10Agency Briefings261 A
Session chair: Chris McNeal, SBA, US
2:10M. Oliver, DOE, US
2:15M. Portnoy, NIH, US
2:20D. Forrest, CDC, US
2:25CAPT Cohn, DoD-DHA, US
2:30S. Celis, DoD-DARPA, US
2:35C. Lewis, NASA, US
2:40V. Garcia, NOAA, US
2:45A. Richards, EPA, US
2:50S. Koziol, USPTO, US
2:55L. Pollack, DoD-CBD, US
3:00M. Flohr, DoD-DTRA, US
3:00Accepting Government Funding258 B
Session chair: Ed Jameson, Jameson & Company CPAs, US
TBA, DCAA, US
D. Kim, Kim & Galstad, US
D. Milstead, NIH-DFAS (invited), US
1:30Student Leaders Conference: Student Research/Company Presentations264 A
C. Zhang, University of California, San Diego, US
C. Carfano, George Washington University, US
N. Hoffman, Oregon State University, US
K. Trawitzki, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
T. Fairbault-Menard, McGill University, CA

Wednesday May 16

8:30One-on-One Agency Meetings256
9:00Partnering with Universities & Labs261 A
Session chair: Matt Portnoy, NIH-HHS, US
J. Stewart, FLC-Navy, US
N. Muzzio, Stanford University, US
M. Ailstock, AURP, US
B. Suh, UCR, US
9:00Building Your Business258 B
Session chair: Brittany Sickler, SBA, US
P. Smith, Santa Ana District Office, SBA, US
N. Miller, SBA, US
R. Ochoa, UCR, US
S. Mah, Hera Labs, US
10:00IP & Data Rights: What You Need to Know261 A
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
S. Koziol, USPTO, US
N. Nodianos, UCI, US
J. Glover, SBTC, US
10:00Access to Capital258 B
Session chair: Heather Luzzi, Sacramento District Office SBA, US
D. Kenney, Oregon Best, US
I. Nery, Los Angeles District Office SBA, US
11:00Leveraging SBIR Funding261 A
Session chair: Henry Ahn, NSF, US
C. Bell, MT Technology Innovation Partnership, US
T. Mulligan, Hydronalix (invited), US
M. Burns Ortiz, 7 Generation Games, US
S. Chaturvedi, Propel(x) (invited), US
11:00Making the Sales Pitch: Insights Around Pitching Your Business Plan258 B
Session chair: Sudershan Shaunak, MiraCosta College, US
J. Reynolds, DoD-MDA (invited), US
N. Washington, OCTane (invited), US
1:00Working with Primes258 B
Session chair: Bob Smith, DoD Navy, US
L. Kearney, Raytheon, US
M. McComas, BAE Systems, US
C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings256
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2018 National Innovation Partners - Meet and Hear From:

DoE
Department
of Energy
DoD
Department
of Defense
NIH
National Institutes
of Health
NIST
National Institute
of Standards
and Technology
Army
Army
 
NAVY
Navy
 
CBD
Chemical and
Biological Defense
DARPA
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
FLC
Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer
USDA
US Department of Agriculture
DTRA
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)
MDA
Missile Defense Agency (MDA)
 
DHS
Department of Homeland Security
RE
Research & Engineering (ASD(R&E))
SOCOM
Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
SBA
US Small Business Administration
US Patent Office
US Patent and Trademark Office
NOAA
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
NASA
NASA
 
CDC
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
EPA
US Environmental Protection Agency
NSF
National Science Foundation
KCNSC
Kansas City National Security Campus

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