JUNE 17-19, 2024
WASHINGTON, DC    


TechConnect World 2024 Program

We are proud to announce the 2024 program. This program will continue to develop with new keynote, speaker and innovator confirmations, so please continue to check these pages for additional highlights.

Program Highlights:


Program by Sector:

Program by Day

Monday June 17

7:00Registration
8:00TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary Keynotes
10:00Coffee Break
10:00CHIPS Workforce Development and Student Leaders Conference Internal Welcome and Networking
10:30Needs of the Fusion Industry
10:30Composite Materials 1
10:30Nanoparticles
10:30Carbon Nanostructures & Applications
10:30Pathways of Innovation for Critical Minerals
10:30Biofuels & Bioremediation
10:30Fuel Cell Developments
10:30SPMConnect: Novel uses of Cantilever Dynamics
10:30Energy Storage - Keynotes
10:30Sustainable Polymers
10:30Industrial Water Supply
10:30Space Based Manufacturing Value Proposition
10:30CHIPS Workforce Development Program: Tutorial on the Semiconductor Industry
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: AI, Data, Cyber, Software I
10:30US EPA People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Student Design Competition
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices & Materials
10:30SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: SBIR 101
11:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit: Agency Reverse Pitches
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights II: AI, Data, Cyber, Software
12:00Lunch Break
12:00TechConnect World, SBIR/STTR Pavilion, and EPA P3 Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
1:00Space Enabled Biological Products
1:30Views from Suppliers I
1:30CHIPS Workforce Development Program: Career Panel for Community College/Technical College Students and Educators
1:30Medical Device Innovations
1:30Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-Chip
1:30Membranes & Transport
1:30Composite Materials 2
1:30Securing Robust Critical Mineral Supplies
1:30Protein & Lignocellulosic Materials
1:30Quantum Information Sciences & Technologies
1:30Hydrogen Production & Industrial Uses
1:30SPMConnect: Electrical Modes I (Electrostatics & Conductive)
1:30Synthesis of MXene & Applications
1:30Emerging Batteries
1:30Advanced Manufacturing of Materials
1:30Technologies to Address Emerging Challenges in Water Circularity
2:30CHIPS Workforce Development Program: Career Panel for Four Year Undergraduates/Graduate Students and Educators
2:30Space Enabled Materials & Hardware Products
2:30Graphene Devices & Flexible Wearable Electronics
3:00Coatings & Surfaces
3:30AI-Accelerated Materials Design and Deployment Town Hall - Materials Genome Initiative (MGI)
3:30CHIPS Workforce Development Program: Registered Apprenticeships
3:45SPMConnect: Panel Discussion - SPM for Semiconductors
1:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Sensors, Communications
1:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Space, Defense, Mobility
1:30Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMD
1:30SBIR: Inside the Head of an Evaluator
1:30SBIR: Navigating Agency Differences
2:45Federal Lab Technology Transfer (FLC 101)
2:45TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Sensors, Communications
2:45Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMD
2:45SBIR: Finding Help and Support
2:45SBIR: Get to Know NSF SBIR
3:30SBIR: Spotlight NIH SBIR
3:30SBIR: Executing My Award
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session I (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
4:00SBIR/STTR Pavilion
4:00Coatings & Surfaces - Posters
4:00Composite Materials - Posters
4:00Nanoparticles - Posters
4:00Carbon Nanostructures - Posters
4:00Drug Delivery - Posters
4:00Bio-Based Materials - Posters
4:00Quantum Technologies - Posters
4:00Fuel Cell - Posters
4:00Energy Storage - Posters
4:00Photonics - Posters
4:00Graphene - Posters
4:00Polymers - Posters
4:00Advanced Manufacturing - Posters
4:00Industrial Water - Posters
4:00Biomaterials & Medical Devices - Posters
4:00Material Characterization & Imaging - Posters
4:00Printed & Flexible Electronics - Posters
4:00Sustainable Nanotech - Posters

Tuesday June 18

7:00Registration
8:00TechConnect Keynote Program
8:00EPA P3 Meeting (by invitation only)
9:00Coffee Break
9:15Perspectives on Fusion Supply Chain Challenges
9:15Physical & Chemical Sensors
9:15CHIPS R&D - SmartFab
9:15Advances in Critical Mineral Separations
9:15Molecular Engineering & Nanoparticle Design for Drug Delivery II
9:15SPMConnect: Advances FluidFM
9:15Graphene and 2D materials for Energy and other Emerging Applications
9:15Energy Storage: Manufacturing & Sustainability
9:15Precision Health & Diagnostics
9:15Advanced Manufacturing Innovation
9:15Space Based Product Development & Experimentation Platforms
10:00Environmentally Sustainable Critical Mineral Solutions
10:30Impact in Advanced Manufacturing for LEO - Panel
10:45CHIPS R&D - Metrology
11:15Revolutionizing Industry with Space Manufacturing
11:00SPMConnect: Dynamic Processes at Solid-Liquid Interfaces
9:15TechConnect Corporate and Innovation Spotlights: Koch Modular and Materials, Chemical
9:15TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Energy & Efficiency
9:15SBIR: Spotlight on DOE
9:15SBIR: DoD Success Stories
10:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Materials, Chemical
10:30TechConnect DOD & Innovation Spotlights: USINDOPACOM and Energy & Efficiency
10:30SBIR: NSF Project Pitch Process
10:30SBIR: DoD Evaluator and TPOC Panel
10:30SBIR: Commercialization
10:30SBIR: Phase III
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Energy, Efficiency, Environmental
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma, Health
12:00Lunch Break
12:00TechConnect World, SBIR/STTR Pavilion, and EPA P3 Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
12:00CHIPS Workforce Development Program Career Awareness Fair (12:00 - 6:00)
1:30Confronting the Supply Chain Challenges: A Path Forward
1:30Medical Devices & Tissue Engineering
1:30Sensors: Bio-Medical Applications
1:30Energy Innovations
1:30Biorefining & Biomanufacturing 1
1:00Rare Earths: The Future of Magnet Technologies
3:00Rare Earths Panel: How Critical are Minerals to our Energy Security?
1:30SPM Nanomechanics
3:30Panel Discussion - SPM Cantilevers
1:30Electrical and Optical Properties of Graphene & 2D Materials
1:30Structural Additive Manufacturing
3:00Sophisticated Additive Manufacturing
1:30Energy Storage: Policy, Valuation & Emerging Applications
1:30AI Modeling & Simulation
1:00Space Based Manufacturing Systems & Technologies
2:30Fabrication Processes for Space
1:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit
1:00SBIR: Working with Defense Primes
1:30MOSA Innovation Challenge
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDC
1:30Accelerating Innovation: Policy Engagements & TechConnect Innovation Pitches
1:30Defense Business Accelerator (DBX) - Innovation Collider
1:30SBA ESO Meeting (Private)
2:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit
2:00SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit
2:30MOSA Innovation Challenge
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDC
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session 2 (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
4:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
4:00SBIR/STTR Pavilion
1:30Biorefining & Biomanufacturing - Posters
4:00Sustainability & Efficiency - Posters
4:00Rare Earths & Critical Minerals - Posters
4:00AI Innovations - Posters
4:00Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications - Posters
4:00Precision Health & Diagnostics - Posters
4:00AI Modeling & Simulation - Posters
4:00Tissue Engineering - Posters
4:00CHIPS R&D - Posters
4:00Advanced Manufacturing in Space - Posters
4:00Sensors - Chemical, Physical & Bio - Posters
4:00Student Leaders Poster Session

Wednesday June 19

8:00Registration
8:30SBIR/STTR Innovator Training Workshop (Additional Registration Required)
8:30DOD Cybersecurity Compliance for Contractors (Additional Registration Required)
9:00Views from Suppliers II
9:00Tissue Engineering & Infection Control
9:00Sustainability Innovations
9:00Biorefining & Biomanufacturing 2
9:00AI Innovations
9:00Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications
9:00SPMConnect: Chemical Spectroscopy
9:00Novel Additive Manufacturing
9:00InSpace Infrastructure Fabrication
9:00XR for Semiconductor Workforce Development and Training
10:00Scanning Probe Microscopy of 2D Materials
9:00TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: AI, Data, Cyber, Defense
10:15TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma, Health
10:15TechConnect Innovation Spotlights
11:00CHIPS Workforce Development Symposium and Student Leaders Conference Closing Remarks and Summary Discussion
12:00Lunch Break
1:30SPMConnect: SPM of Cells, Biomolecules & Biomaterials
3:00SPMConnect: Electrical modes II (Electromechanics)
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