TechConnect World 2018
National SBIR/STTR Conference Nanotech 2018 National Innovation Summit & Showcase

Emerging Technologies

Student Leaders
Conference

Connecting student leaders to technology acceleration opportunities.

2017 Call for Student Leaders - Submissions Closed

TechConnect, in partnership with student groups from across the country including SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Club, the University of Central Florida’s Society for Emerging and NanoTechnologies (SENT), and the University of Virginia's Nano and Emerging Technologies Club (NExT), is proud to announce the 2017 Nano and Emerging Technologies Student Leaders Conference co-located with the 2017 TechConnect World Innovation Conference and 2017 Nanotech Conference & Expo, Gaylord National Convention Center, Washington DC, May 14-17.

The Student Leaders Conference brings together undergraduate nano and emerging technologies student group representatives from across the United States. This program is seeking out active student group leaders in order to highlight undergraduate research and connect students with entrepreneurs, industry leaders, venture capitalists, and representatives of federal agencies funding research in emerging technologies.

This year’s program includes a panel discussion that gives students an opportunity to hear from industry and government leaders, a session in which students will have an opportunity to present their research and/or entrepreneurial efforts, and an event where students will share their thoughts on the future potential of emerging technologies and then discuss their ideas with community leaders. There will also be a poster session and reception. Additionally, the Student Leaders Conference is an opportunity for students to share best practices and network with like-minded group leaders. In its role to support the National Nanotechnology Initiative, the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office is helping to establish the U.S. Nano and Emerging Technologies Student Network. Student leaders from the network have designed the conference in order to ensure the programming meets the needs of these groups.

To apply to join the Student Leaders Conference, please submit information about your current or proposed Student Group along with your role in the group and willingness to present during a poster session and/or the student presentation session. Participation is welcome from student leaders in any science, technology, and business domain.


 

All accepted applicants will be provided:

  • Registration Waiver to the 3-day TechConnect World Innovation Conference
  • Participation in the Student Leaders Program during the Conference
  • Recognition as a Emerging Technology Student Leader Awardee

Submissions Closed

Student Highlights:

 

Supporting Organizations:

  • Univ. of Virginia's Nano & Emerging Technologies Club (NExT)
  • Univ. of Central Florida’s Society for Emerging & NanoTechnologies (SENT)
  • SUNY Albany's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Club
  • National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

2017 Platinum Sponsors
Korusip
KIAT
Lockheed Martin
NSTXL

2017 Silver Sponsors
Fujifilm
TechOpp
Park Systems
Penn State
tekna

2017 Corporate Acceleration Partners
Aerojet
Arkema
Baxter
Boeing
Church & Dwight
Corning
Cummins
Eastman Chemical
Energizer Holdings Inc.
Evonik
Henkel
Huntsman
Ingersoll_Rand
LG
Lockheed Martin
LOreal
Magna
Medtronic
Michelman
Owens Corning
Panasonic
Praxair
Sabic
SAINT-GOBAIN
Shell
Sherwin Williams
UTC

2017 Technology Development Partners
 
AirForce Technology Transfer
Argonne
Business Sweden
ceatech
Fermilab
GLEAMM
Idaho National Laboratory
Innovate Hawaii
InvestInSkane
Iowa State University
Jefferson Lab
Kansas City National Security Campus
korusip
KYUNGPOOK National University
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
NASA
NETL
NREL
New Jersey Innovation Institute
University of Buffalo NYSCEMI
OakRidgeNatLab
PolyU
PPPL
Sandia National Laboratories
SungKyunKwan University
Texas Tech Research Commercialization
UCI
University Of Melbourne
University Of Minnesota
University Of Vermont
UCLA Technology Development Group
UCSB
Vermont Department Economic Development
Vermont Technology Council

2017 Supporting Partners
ACCT
American Elements
Angel Capital Associates
AOCS
Arrowhead Center
Asia Nano Forum
AURP
AUTM
BILAT USA 4.0
Coatings
Diplomacy Matters
European Commission
European Cluster Collaboration Platform
Explore Nano
FCHEA
FLC
Graphene Council
Graphene Entrepreneur
INNO
InterNano
Journal of Nanobiotechnology
LES
NVCA
NCURA
NECEC
SBIR
SBDC
Taylor Francis CRC
Texas Nanotech Initiative
UIDP

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