TechConnect Summit - Corporate & Innovation Matching Program

Day-At-A-Glance

 
TechConnect Partnering Summit National Innovation Summit and Showcase
National SBIR Conference
Sunday, May 12
 

TechConnect Innovation & Commercialization Short Courses
TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar (5:00 - 7:00)

Monday, May 13
8:15 Keynotes: TechConnect World & National Innovation Summit
Harvard Medical, Boeing, BASF & U.S. Senator Landrieu, Potomac A

National SBIR Conference program runs 12pm
Tuesday May 14 - Thursday May 16.

Register for the Full TechConnect World - National Innovation Summit to attend ALL innovation and partnering sessions
(Monday May 13 - Sunday May 16).

10:00 Expo Opening & Coffee Break, Expo Hall A
11:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Electronics & Energy
Panasonic, Bosch, Omron,
Applied Ventures
Potomac 1
BASF Special Session
Chemistry & Material Science for a Sustainable Future
Potomac 2
12:00
Expo Hall AB - Networking & Lunch (available for purchase)
2:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Advanced Materials
Bayer, Momentive, MWV
Potomac 1
Innovation Spotlights:
Defense & Energy
Boeing, Capewell, Navy
Potomac 2
4:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Electronics, Security, Defense
Technology Opportunities
Potomac 1
Innovation Spotlights:
Materials & Energy
Lockheed Martin, SK Innovation, SABIC
Potomac 2
5:00 TechConnect Expo Hall & Poster Reception, Expo Hall A
Tuesday, May 14
8:30 Joint TechConnect & National Innovation Summit - Keynote Panel
The Future of Global & American Innovation, Potomac A
 
10:00 TechConnect Expo & Coffee Break, Expo Hall A
10:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Materials
BASF, Dow, Solvay
Potomac 1
Innovation Spotlights:
Biotech
Technology Opportunities
Potomac 2
12:00 Expo Hall AB - Networking & Lunch (available for purchase)
+20 SBIR Agencies One-on-One Open Agency Meetings (1:00 - 4:00), Expo Hall A
National SBIR Conference Registration (12:00 - 5:00)
SBIR Pre-Conference Workshops (additional registration required)
National SBIR Agency Roundtables (1:00 - 4:00) ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join

- 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 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
   & Agriculture
- NIH, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
- NIH, National Heart, Lung, & Blood
   Institute (NHLBI), DERA/OTAC
- NIH, National Institute of Neurological
   Disorders & Stroke (NINDS)
- NIH, Office of the Director

2:30/3:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Materials & Chemical
Technology Opportunities
Potomac 1, 3:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Transportation & Energy
Honda, Hyundai, bp,
Pioneer Natural Resources
Potomac 2, 2:30
4:00/4:30
Innovation Spotlights:
Energy Storage & Efficiency
Shell GameChanger, ABB, Siemens, Ingersoll Rand
4 Potomac 1, 4:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Pharma & Medical
Technology Opportunities
Potomac 2, 4:30
5:30 TechConnect National Innovation Showcase
Joint Innovation Showcase Receptions, Maryland Ballroom (5:30 - 7:00)
TechConnect National Innovation Showcase
Joint Innovation Showcase Receptions

 

Wednesday, May 15
8:00 National SBIR Conference Opening Keynotes
Raghava Pravina, Director SBA & Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, The White House
SBIR/STTR 101, Potomac A, 8:00
National SBIR Conference Opening Keynotes
Pravina Raghava, Director SBA & Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, The White House
Potomac A, 8:00
8:30/9:00 DOE Industry Collaborations with National Labs
Potomac 4-5, 9:00
SBIR/STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Conference
Matthew Portnoy, NIH & John Williams, Department of the Navy
Potomac A, 8:30
10:00 TechConnect National Innovation Showcase
Joint Innovation Showcase Receptions, Maryland Ballroom
TechConnect National Innovation Showcase
Joint Innovation Showcase Receptions, Maryland Ballroom
10:05/11:00 National User Research Facilities
Potomac 4-5, 11:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Pharma & Biotech
Roche, Sanofi, Merck
Potomac 3, 11:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Water
Dow, General Electric
Potomac 2, 11:00
DOE, NASA, NIH, and NSF SBIR/STTR: Agency Briefs
Annapolis 1-2, 10:15
DOD SBIR/STTR: Program Elements & Service/ Component Summary
Annapolis 3-4, 10:15
EPA, DHS, DOAg, DOT,
NIST, NOAA: SBIR/STTR Agency Briefs
Baltimore 1-2, 10:15
12:00 National Innovation Showcase
Lunch (available for purchase), Maryland Ballroom
National Innovation Showcase
Lunch (available for purchase), Maryland Ballroom
One-on-One Meetings with SBIR Agencies & Corporate Partners,
Maryland Ballroom, (1:00-7:00)
1:15/2:00   Commercialization & Partnering (Non-DOD) DOD Services & Components SBIR/STTR Application & Evaluation (Non-DOD)
Innovation Spotlights:
Materials & Chemicals
Technology Opportunities
Potomac 1, 2:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Energy Management & Security
Intel, Lockheed Martin, Siemens
Potomac 2, 2:00
Non-DOD Agency Commercialization Programs
Annapolis 1-2, 1:15
Elements of Winning DOD Phase I & II
Annapolis 3-4, 1:15
Applying For a Grant Using “Grants.gov”
Baltimore 1-2, 1:15
Developing Strong Commercialization (Transition) Plans,
Annapolis 1-2, 2:05
DOD Commercialization Readiness Program,
Annapolis 3-4, 2:05

What Constitutes a Winning Proposal for Granting Agencies?
Baltimore 1-2, 2:05

3:15/4:00 Innovation Spotlights:
Medical Devices
Technology Opportunities
Potomac 1, 4:00
Innovation Spotlights:
Renewables & Energy
Technology Opportunities
Potomac 2, 4:00
Understanding the Ins and Outs of University-Industry Collaborations (UIDP)
Potomac 3, 4:00
Forming Partnerships with Large Firms (Non-DOD firms),
Annapolis 1-2, 3:15
Partnering with DOD Prime Contractors
Annapolis 3-4, 3:15
Does My Technology Have Varied Agency Applications?
Baltimore 1-2, 3:15
Forming Partnerships: Universities, Federal Labs, FFRDCs,
Annapolis 1-2, 4:05
DOD Rapid Innovation
Fund (RIF)
Annapolis 3-4, 4:05
 
5:00 National Innovation Showcase & Reception
One-on-One Meetings with SBIR Agencies & Corporate Partners,
Maryland Ballroom (5:00 - 7:00)
National Innovation Showcase & Reception
One-on-One Meetings with SBIR Agencies & Corporate Partners,
Maryland Ballroom (5:00 - 7:00)
7:00 TechConnect Innovators Banquet
"Innovation Accelerator VIP Pass" or "Innovators Banquet" registration required, Woodrow Wilson A
SBIR Innovation Mixer
National Pastime Sports Bar & Grill -
Atrium Level (no host), 7:00
Thursday, May 16
  All TechConnect National Innovation Summit Registrants have full access to all SBIR National Conference Sessions
(including Thursday Sessions)
SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (0830-1200), Baltimore 3-5

Small Business Operational Hurdles & Legal Issues

How Successful Small Businesses Have Used SBIR/STTR Programs

Businesses Development & Success Stories
8:15 What Should I Know About Fraud, Waste & Abuse?
Annapolis 1-2, 8:15
Small Firms Discuss the Keys to DOD SBIR Success,
Annapolis 3-4, 8:15
Changes to Size Standard & Certification Process based on SBIR Reauth,
Baltimore 1-2, 8:15
9:05 Data Rights – How Does SBIR/STTR Differ From Other Federal Programs?
Annapolis 1-2, 9:05
Small Business Discuss Keys to Non-DOD SBIR Program, Annapolis 3-4, 9:05 How Do I Approach Potential Investors?
Baltimore 1-2, 9:05
10:15 What should I know about ITAR?
Annapolis 1-2, 10:15
Pre-Award Accounting Systems,
Annapolis 3-4, 10:15
Outreach to Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses,
Baltimore 1-2, 10:15
11:05 Options in Developing a Manufacturing Competency?
Annapolis 1-2, 11:05
SBIR/STTR Support at State, Regional and Local Levels,
Annapolis 3-4, 11:05
 

Sessions

9:00Sunday - Technology Innovation Short Courses
5:00TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday May 13

7:00Monday - TechConnect & National Innovation Summit Registration
8:15Techconnect World and National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
10:00Expo - Coffee Break
11:00Innovation Spotlights: Electronics & Energy
11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special Session
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall A
2:00INTO-RAM ATHENA: Multi-organ Platform for Rapid Assessment of Medical Countermeasures - DTRA Special Session
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials I
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense & Energy
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Security & Defense
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Energy
6:00Thermo Scientific - Open Workshop
7:00Student Mixer - National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no host)

Tuesday May 14

8:30Keynote Panel: The Future of National & Global Innovation
9:00DOE - Technology Transfer Working Group (9:00 - 5:00)
10:00Expo - Coffee Break
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech & Biosciences
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall A
1:00National SBIR Conference: Agency Roundtables (1:00 - 4:00) ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join
1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:00SBIR Short Course - Cost Accounting and Passing an Audit (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:30TechConnect Poster Session II
1:30DOE - Technology Transfer Working Group
2:30Innovation Spotlights: Transportation & Energy
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Chemicals
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy Storage & Efficiency
4:30Innovation Spotlights: Pharma & Medical Devices
5:30National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase

Wednesday May 15

8:00National SBIR Conference - Opening Keynotes
8:30Special Session: The importance of Characterization to Technology
9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special Session
10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Coffee Break
10:15DOE, NASA, NIH & NSF SBIR/STTR: Program Summary
10:15DOD SBIR/STTR: Program Elements & Service/Component Summary
10:45DOD Services/Components Summary
10:15EPA, DHS, DOAg, DOT, NIST, NOAA: Program Summary
11:00EHS: Safer Design Principles I
11:00Innovation Spotlights: Pharma & Biotech
11:00Innovation Spotlights: Water
11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special Session
12:00Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Maryland Ballroom
1:00Agency One-on-One Meetings (1300-1700)
1:15Track 1: Commercialization & Partnering (Non-DOD)
1:15Non-DOD Agency Commercialization Programs and Expectations
2:05Developing Strong Commercialization (Transition) Plans
3:15Forming Partnerships with Large Firms (Non-DOD firms)
4:05Forming Partnerships: Universities, Federal Labs, FFRDCs
1:15Track 2: DOD Services and Components SBIR/STTR Programs
1:15What Are the Elements of Winning DOD Phase I and II Proposals?
2:05DOD Commercialization Readiness Program
3:15Partnering with DOD Prime Contractors
4:05What Should I Know About the DOD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)?
1:15Track 3: Application & Evaluation (Non-DOD)
1:15How Do I Apply For a Grant Using “Grants.gov”?
2:05What Constitutes a Winning Proposal for Granting Agencies?
3:15Does My Technology Have Varied Agency Applications? Find Out!
2:00EHS: Safer Design Principles II
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Chemicals
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy Management & Security
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Renewable & Novel Energy
4:00Understanding the Ins and Outs of University-Industry Collaborations and How to Benefit from Them - UIDP Special Session
5:00National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase
7:00SBIR Innovators Mixer, National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no-host)
7:00TechConnect Innovators Banquet (additional registration required)

Thursday May 16

8:15Agency One-on-One Meetings (0830-1200)
8:15Track 1: Operational Hurdles and Legal Issues Faced by Small Business
8:15What Should I Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?
9:05Data Rights – How Does SBIR/STTR Differ From Other Federal Programs?
10:15What should I know about ITAR?
11:05What Are My Options in Developing a Manufacturing Competency?
8:15Track 2: How Successful Small Businesses Have Used the SBIR and STTR Programs
8:15Small Firms Discuss the Keys to Their DOD SBIR Program Success
9:05Small Business Discuss the Keys to Their Non-DOD SBIR Program Success
10:15Pre-Award Accounting Systems
11:05What SBIR/STTR Support is Available at State, Regional or Local Levels?
8:15Track 3. Business Development and Success Stories
8:15Changes to Size Standard and Certification Process Based on SBIR Reauthorization
9:05How Do I Approach Potential Investors?
10:15Outreach to Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

Program

Sunday May 12

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9:00Sunday - Technology Innovation Short Courses
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5:00TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday May 13

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7:00Monday - TechConnect & National Innovation Summit Registration
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8:15Techconnect World and National Innovation Summit - KeynotesPotomac A
8:15TechConnect Opening Remarks (invited presentation)
M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:30Nanomedicine Innovation, Commercialization and Societal Impact (invited presentation)
O. Farokhzad, Harvard Medical School, US (bio)
9:00Accelerating Adoption of Innovation (invited presentation)
L. Christodoulou, The Boeing Company, US (bio)
9:30Advanced Materials and Systems - Modern Industrial Research with Partners (invited presentation)
J. Rieger, BASF, Advanced Materials & Research - Technology Incubation, DE (bio)
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10:00Expo - Coffee BreakExpo Hall A
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11:00Innovation Spotlights: Electronics & EnergyPotomac 1
Session chair: Keith Ritala, KERTECH & Associates, Reviewers: Panasonic, Bosch, Applied Ventures, Omron
11:00Panasonic - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Nydick, Panasonic Ventures, US (bio)
11:15Bosch - Strategic Innovation Interests
E. Daniels, Robert Bosch LLC, US (bio)
11:30Omron - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Uchida, Omron, JP (bio)
11:45Applied Ventures - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Kamannavar, Applied Ventures, US (bio)
12:10Scalable Nanopatterning using Roll-based Jet and FlashTM Imprint Lithography
P. Hofemann, Molecular Imprints Inc., US
12:17Microsystems Enabled Photovoltaics (MEPV)
G. Nielson, Sandia National Laboratories, US
12:24Circuits in Plastic Technology
M. Neeli, Griffith University, AU
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11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special SessionPotomac 2
-Chemistry & Materials for a Sustainable Future
S. Dimovski, BASF, US
-D. Blackwood, BASF, US
-P. France, MeadWestvaco, US
-C. Machemer, The Rockefeller Group, US (bio)
-W. Rensink, Shell International Exploration and Pro Game Changer, US (bio)
-R. Goerck, BASF, US (bio)
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12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall AExpo Hall A
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2:00INTO-RAM ATHENA: Multi-organ Platform for Rapid Assessment of Medical Countermeasures - DTRA Special SessionAzalea 2
Session chair: William C. Florence, DTRA - JSTO & Rashi Iyer, Defense Systems & Analysis, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
2:00Engineering In Vitro Human Organ Platforms (invited presentation)
J. Wikswo, Vanderbilt University, US (bio)
2:50SYN-TOX: A Microfluidic Co-culture Platform for Drug Toxicity Assays (invited presentation)
K. Pant, CFDRC, US (bio)
3:15Use of Hollow Fibers in 3D-Liver Cultures (invited presentation)
M. Luebberstedt, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, DE (bio)
3:40In vitro Lung Organ Development for Rapid and High-throughput Bioassessment (invited presentation)
R. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
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2:00Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials IPotomac 1
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, TechConnect, Reviewers: Bayer MaterialScience, Momentive, MeadWestvaco (MWV)
2:00Bayer - Strategic Innovation Interests
K. Halder, Bayer MaterialScience, US
2:15Momentive - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Rusinko, Momentive, US (bio)
2:30MeadWestvaco - Strategic Innovation Interests
P. France, MeadWestvaco, US
3:00Single Molecule Traps
J.M. Ornstein, framergy®, US
3:07Nanocellulose and its Thermoplastic Composite Material
D. Lim, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology(KITECH), US
3:14Correlated Magnetics
S. Evans, Correlated Magnetics Research, LLC., US
3:21Photonic Ink (P-Ink)
A. Arsenault, Opalux Inc., CA
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2:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense & EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Ron Beech, Angstron Materials, Reviewers: Boeing, Capewell, Navy
2:00Boeing - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Metoyer, Boeing, US (bio)
2:15Capewell - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Boerenko, Capewell, US (bio)
2:30Navy - Strategic Innovation Interests
C. Tindal, U.S. Navy, US (bio)
3:00Solar Fuel Corporation: Converting Sun, Water and CO2 to hydrogen or syngas
K. Bowles, Solar Fuel Corporation, US
3:07NSPECT Portable Imaging Neutron and Gamma-Ray Spectrometer (NSPECT)
T. Carrier, University of New Hampshire Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization, US
3:14Therm-E-Log - Visual,Temperature Exposure History Logger
U. Sampathkumaran, InnoSense LLC, US
3:21Conductive Composites
G. Hansen, Conductive Composites Company, US
3:28Optical True-Time-Delay (TTD) Devices for Phased Array Systems
P. Morton, Morton Photonics Inc, US
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Security & DefensePotomac 1
Session chair: Thomas Gillespie, In-Q-Tel, US
4:00OCR type Direct Bonding for Touch Screen Panel
S. O, GMT Co. Ltd., US
4:07A Multi-Function Glove for Harsh Environments
D. Lerch, Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, US
4:14Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor Network utilizing a Unique Orthogonal Frequency Coding Method to Individually Identify Sensors in a Multi-sensory Network
A. Adkins, University of Central Florida, US
4:21Angular Slice True 3D Display (AS3D)
P. Jones, Third Dimension Technologies, LLC, US
4:28Magnetic cooling in semiconductors
M. Weber, McGill University, CA
4:35Precise Sensor Nanomaterial
D. Benedict, Louisiana State University, US
4:42The Molecular Property Spectrometer (MPS™): Chip-based chem-sensing and protein screening
J. Adams, NevadaNano, US
4:49BZN Pyrochlore Thin Films
D. Fecko, Penn State Materials Research Institute, US
4:56Peel-and-Stick Process: Fabrication process for thin film electronics on universal substrates.
C.H. Lee, Stanford University, US
5:03Proactive Cybersecurity
S. Hariri, AVIRTEK, US
5:10IDentia - Extensible Cloud Security Solution for the Enterprise
N. Duan, D-Tech, LLC, US
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Thomas Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA, Reviewers: Lockheed Martin, SK Innovation, SABIC
4:00Lockheed Martin - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Earles, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
4:15SK Innovation - Strategic Innovation Interests
Y.K. Lee, SK Innovation, SK (bio)
4:30Sabic - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Amarasekera, SABIC, US (bio)
5:00Scalable Biosurfactant Synthesis
B. Berger, Lehigh University, US
5:07CarbonFlex, Flexible Composite Material
W. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU), US
5:14Structural color optical reflecting microplatelets
B. Wang, Svaya Nanotechnologies, US
5:21Bio-based chemicals from waste-derived syngas
L. Dyson, Kiverdi, Inc., US
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6:00Thermo Scientific - Open WorkshopAnnapolis 1-2
-Building Better Batteries: Ramna Spectroscopy as an Essential Tool for Evaluating New Lithium Ion Battery Components (invited presentation)
R. Heintz, M. Wall, Thermo Scientific, US
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7:00Student Mixer - National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no host)

Tuesday May 14

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8:30Keynote Panel: The Future of National & Global InnovationPotomac A
-B. Gordon, K&L Gates, Former Representative, Tennessee, US (bio)
-S. Burke, DoD, Assitant Secretary of Defense for Operations Energy Plans & Programs, US (bio)
-R. Hultgren, State of Illinois, U.S. Congressman, US (bio)
-R. Atkinson, The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, US (bio)
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9:00DOE - Technology Transfer Working Group (9:00 - 5:00)Baltimore 1-2
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10:00Expo - Coffee BreakExpo Hall A
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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced MaterialsPotomac 1
Session chair: Saeed Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA, Reviewers: BASF, Dow, Solvay, Jakob Bredsguard, Biosynthetic Technologies
10:30BASF - Strategic Innovation Interests
V. Schaedler, BASF, US (bio)
10:45Dow - Strategic Innovation Interests
P. Ansems-Bancroft, Dow Chemical, US (bio)
11:00Solvay - Strategic Innovation Interests
J.L. Launes, Solvay, US (bio)
11:30Gold Nanoprisms Activate Catalytic Platinum
K. Elcess, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
11:37Shape Memory Polymers
P. Emmerling, University of Rochester, Office of Technology Transfer, US
11:51Flexible Insulation for Tents and Buildings
S. Jewett, PCSI, US
11:58Transparent Silicone based nano-composites filled with inorganic nano-fillers
J. Propst, University of South Carolina, US
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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech & BiosciencesPotomac 2
Session chair: Adi Treasurywala, ArrowCan Partners Inc., Reviewer Panel: Allen Dines, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lily Khidr, Elsevier
10:30iTester Hand-Held Multi-Assay Reader
T. Vail, Northern Arizona University, US
10:37Fixative of Polymerized Carbon Nanotubes Encapsulating Osmium Nanoparticles for Biological Tissue
N. Sarlak, University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, US
10:44III-V Nitride Microcantilever based Photocoustic Biosensor
J. Propst, University of South Carolina, US
10:51Membrane-based technology for bioprocessing
S. Ivanov, Macro Biosystems, Inc., US
10:58Luminescent Water Soluble Carbon Quantum Dots for Bio-imaging and Target Drug Delivery
A. Allam, Cromoz Inc, US
11:05Cerebrolysin for treatment of neuropathic pain
H. Sharma, Uppsala University, SE
11:12Fibronectin Matrix Mimetics
P. Emmerling, University of Rochester, Office of Technology Transfer, US
11:19Improved Cellulose Hydrolysis Activity
E. Payne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US
11:26Highly sensitive Raman-based multiplexing drug screening system
Y.D. Suh, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology(KRICT), US
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12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall AExpo Hall A
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1:00National SBIR Conference: Agency Roundtables (1:00 - 4:00) ALL Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall A
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake 1-2
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., US
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake K
Session chair: Mark Henry, Grow Emerging Companies LLC, US
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Cost Accounting and Passing an Audit (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake L
Session chair: Ed James, Jameson & Company, CPAs, US
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1:30TechConnect Poster Session IIExpo Hall A
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1:30DOE - Technology Transfer Working GroupBaltimore 1-2
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2:30Innovation Spotlights: Transportation & EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Thomas Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA, Reviewers: Honda, bp, Hyundai, Pioneer Natural Resources
2:30Honda - Strategic Innovation Interests
C. Fau, Honda R&D America, US (bio)
2:45Hyundai - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Suh, Hyundai Ventues, US (bio)
3:00bp - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Dairanieh, bp, US (bio)
3:15Pioneer - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Halbouty, Pioneer Natural Resources, US (bio)
3:45Automated Winter Road Surface Condition Monitoring System
L. Loerchner, University of Waterloo - WatCo, CA
3:52Direct catalytic liquefaction of low-volatile hydrocarbons to clean liquid fuels
P. Ganguli, Energy Catalysis, Inc., US
3:59Nano-Structured Nobel Metal Catalysts for Hydrocarbon Reforming
K. Klos, URS for the National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
4:06Embedded ARINC 653 Hypervisor for High Assurance of Safety and Security
P. Skentzos, DornerWorks, US
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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & ChemicalsPotomac 1
Session chair: Keith Ritala, KERTECH & Associates, Reviewers: Alex Norman, United Technologies Research Center, Larry Mann, Global Advanced Metals, US
3:00Environmentally friendly High Performance Acrylonitrile Manufacturing Process
D.H. Cho, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), US
3:07Titanium Metal Injection Molding
P. Christensen, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
3:14Environmentally Safe Plastic Microbeads for Cosmetics
J. McDevitt, College of William and Mary, US
3:21CVD Graphene Barrier and Conductive Films for Flexible Organic Electronics
M. Patterson, Graphene Frontiers, US
3:28Architected Materials
M. Tilley, MalibuIQ, Architected Materials LLC, US
3:35Carbon nanotube sheet, tape and wire production systems
M. Gurau, Nanocomp Technologies, US
3:42Heavy-Metal Free Anti-Corrosion Coating Platform Technology
S. Wang, AnCatt, US
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy Storage & EfficiencyPotomac 1
Session chair: Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy, Reviewers: Shell, ABB, Siemens, Ingersoll Rand
4:00Shell GameChanger - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Fok, Shell, NL (bio)
4:15ABB - Strategic Innovation Interests
A.L. Goodson, ABB Inc., US (bio)
4:30Siemens - Strategic Innovation Interests
F. Arman, Siemens, US (bio)
4:45Ingersoll Rand - Strategic Innovation Interests
S. McBride, Ingersoll Rand, US (bio)
5:15Very High Capacity Silicon Graphene Composite Li-ion Anode Material
P. Roberts, California Lithium Battery Inc., US
5:22Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Materials
J. Caldwell, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
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4:30Innovation Spotlights: Pharma & Medical DevicesPotomac 2
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
4:30Language Analysis Tool Detects Cognitive Dysfunction for Early Alzheimer Diagnosis
A. Morrow, University of Minnesota, US
4:37Treating type 2 diabetes using menin inhibitors to regenerate insulin producing beta cells
F. Leu, Novapeutics LLC, US
4:44Integrated Continuous Manufacturing (ICM) of Pharmaceuticals
S. Mascia, CONTINUUS Pharmaceuticals, US
4:51Highly Sensitive Micron Scale Multiple Biomarker Biosensor
C. Yilmaz, Biolom, LLC, US
4:58Personal Health Expert
V. Shusterman, PinMed, US
5:05Flex Technology Inc
W. Krause, Flex Technology Inc, US
5:12Pharmaceutical technology of pharmaceutical composition and pharmacology treatment for enhancement of morphine analgesia and prevention of morphine tolerance
C. Laino, Biotechnology Institute, National University of La Rioja, AR
5:19Modular Biocompatible Materials for Medical Devices and Wound Healing Applications
S. Foster, Diazamed-CSU Ventures, US
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5:30National Innovation & Federal Agency ShowcaseMaryland

Wednesday May 15

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8:00National SBIR Conference - Opening KeynotesPotomac A
8:00Welcome and Introductions (invited presentation)
P. Raghavan, SBA, US (bio)
8:05SBIR National Conference - Event Welcome (invited presentation)
T. Park, Chief Technology Officer, The White House, US (bio)
8:30SBIR/STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Conference (invited presentation)
M. Portnoy, NIH, US (bio)
9:00SBIR/STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Conference (invited presentation)
J. Williams, Dept. of the Navy, US (bio)
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8:30Special Session: The importance of Characterization to TechnologyChesapeake G-I
Session chair: Greg Haugstad, NSF Materials Research Facilities Network, US & Pierre Panine, Xenocs SA, FR
8:30Nanoscale Materials Characterization for Applications in Industry (invited presentation)
L. Murphy, Cabot Corporation, US (bio)
8:55NanoScale Materials Characterization With Impact at the Industrial Scale (invited presentation)
W.A. Lamberti, Exxon-Mobil, US (bio)
9:20Physicochemical Characterization of Engineered Nanoparticles: The measurands that influence Nano EHS (invited presentation)
A. Hight-Walker, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US (bio)
9:45Characterizing the Minimal Information about Nanomaterials and Bringing Data Together to Accelerate Discover
M.L. Ostraat, D. Murry, K.C. Mills, K.A. Guzan, RTI International, US
10:05The influence of technique on the measured particle size distribution of complex nanoparticle systems
Å.K. Jämting, M. Roy, H.J. Catchpoole, M. Lawn, B. Babic, V.A. Coleman, J. Herrmann, National Measurement Institute Australia, AU
10:25Impedance and Dielectric Spectroscopy of Nanoparticulate Films and Composites
R.A. Gerhardt, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
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9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special SessionPotomac 4-5
-M. Paulus, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US (bio)
-K. Edmonds, U.S. Department of Energy, US
-C. Bybee, ARCH Venture Partners, US (bio)
-B. Farris, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US (bio)
-R. Werne, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US (bio)
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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Coffee BreakMaryland
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10:15DOE, NASA, NIH & NSF SBIR/STTR: Program SummaryAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Edsel Brown, SBA, Office of Innovation & Investment, US
-L. Fedorkova, NIH, US (bio)
-M. Oliver, DOE, US
-R. Leshner, NASA, US (bio)
-J. Hennessey, NSF, US (bio)
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10:15DOD SBIR/STTR: Program Elements & Service/Component SummaryAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD, US
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10:45DOD Services/Components SummaryAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD, US
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10:15EPA, DHS, DOAg, DOT, NIST, NOAA: Program SummaryBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Elissa Sobolewski, DHS, US
-A. Richards, EPA, US (bio)
-M. Clague, NIST, US (bio)
-K. Wright, NOAA, US (bio)
-M. Wong, DOT, US (bio)
-E. Metz, DOEd, US (bio)
-C. Cleland, USDA, US
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11:00EHS: Safer Design Principles IPotomac C
Session chair: Charles L. Geraci, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), US and Kristen Kulinowski, Science and Technology Policy Institute, US
11:00Overview of “Safer by Design” Special Symposium (invited presentation)
C. Geraci, S. Tinkle, K. Kulinowski, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US (bio)
11:10Designing Safer Nanomaterials: The Dual Constraints of Performance and Biocompatibility (invited presentation)
R. Hurt, Brown University, US (bio)
11:35A safer-by-design formulation concept for flame-generated engineered nanomaterials (invited presentation)
S. Gass, G. Pyrgiotakis, J.M. Cohen, G.A. Sotiriou, S.E. Pratsinis, P. Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US
12:00Cytotoxicity of Fourth Period Transition Metal Oxide Nanoparticles Depends on Certain Physicochemical Properties
Y.-W. Huang, C.C. Chusuei, C.-H. Wu, S. Mallavarapu, J.G. Winiarz, R.S. Aronstam, Missouri University of Science and Technology, US
12:20Entry of Short Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes into Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Neurons Induces Cell Death
J.C.K. Lai, W. Gao, A. Bhushan, S.E. Bearden, L. McDougall, S.W. Leung, Idaho State University College of Pharmacy, US
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11:00Innovation Spotlights: Pharma & BiotechPotomac 3
Session chair: Belen Martinez-Lopez, CaramelTech, MX, Reviewers: Roche, Sanofi, Merck, Jennifer Gottwald, WARF, US
11:00Roche - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Wetzel, Roche, US
11:15Sanofi - Strategic Innovation Interests
S. Natesan, Sanofi, US (bio)
11:30Merck - Strategic Innovation Interests
S. Xanthoudakis, Merck, US (bio)
12:00Targeted Drug Delivery System/Keystone Nano
D. Fecko, Penn State Materials Research Institute, US
12:07Novel SiO2-based antioxidant compound with significantly extended life-time and activity
G. Sotiriou, ETH Zurich – ETH transfer (the Technology Transfer Office), CH
12:14Diabetes Control Algorithms and Clinical Trial Software
S. Juncal, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
12:21Biodegradable Polymer for Biomedical Applications
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
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11:00Innovation Spotlights: WaterPotomac 2
Session chair: Armin Volkel, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Reviewers: Dow, GE
11:00Dow - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Powers, Dow Chemical, US (bio)
11:15GE - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Aneja, General Electric, US (bio)
11:45Global network of drinking water filtration systems
S. Kuzara, Vyykn, US
11:52Novel Nanopore Membrane Technology Recovers Energy from Industrial Effluents
M. Reeves, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
11:59Aluminum Nitride (AlN) Based Devices for smart grid and clean water
J. Grzyb, HexaTech, US
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11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special SessionPotomac 4-5
Session chair: Cheryl Fragiadakis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
-A. Norman, United Technologies Research Center, US (bio)
-B. Brown, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
-S. Petrash, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, US (bio)
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12:00Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Maryland BallroomMaryland
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1:00Agency One-on-One Meetings (1300-1700)Maryland
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1:15Track 1: Commercialization & Partnering (Non-DOD)Annapolis 1-2
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1:15Non-DOD Agency Commercialization Programs and ExpectationsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Russ Farmer, ReliAscent, Inc., US
-C. Cleland, USDA, US
-M. Oliver, DOE, US (bio)
-F. Barros, DHA, US
-R. Leshner, NASA, US
-L. Fedorkova, NIH, US
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2:05Developing Strong Commercialization (Transition) PlansAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris O'Gwin, DOE SBIR/STTR Program Office
-C. Rabke, Dawnbreaker, US (bio)
-N. Kaplan, Foresight, US (bio)
-R. Shukla, LARTA Institute, US (bio)
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3:15Forming Partnerships with Large Firms (Non-DOD firms) Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Lenka Fedorkova, NIH, US
-W. Miller, Shell Oil, US
-C. Cotton, GE Energy, US (bio)
-G. Bruner, Phillips Inc., US
-J. Burczak, GE Global Research, US
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4:05Forming Partnerships: Universities, Federal Labs, FFRDCsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Rick Shindell, Zyn Systems
-J. Sankar, North Carolina A&T State U., US (bio)
-J. Susan Sprake, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US (bio)
-T. Donnellan, Penn State University, Applied Research Laboratory, US (bio)
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1:15Track 2: DOD Services and Components SBIR/STTR ProgramsAnnapolis 3-4
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1:15What Are the Elements of Winning DOD Phase I and II Proposals? Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Doug Deason, Missile Defense Agency Advanced Research Directorate, US
-R. Hoffman, Dept. of the Navy, US (bio)
-A. Gentry, Air Force, US (bio)
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2:05DOD Commercialization Readiness ProgramAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP, DOD, US
-J. Pucci, Army, US (bio)
-L. Boyer, Dept. of the Navy, US
-R. Flake, Air Force, US (bio)
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3:15Partnering with DOD Prime ContractorsAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP, DOD, US
-A. Ocampo, Boeing, US (bio)
-C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
-T. Loza, Northrop Grumman, US (bio)
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4:05What Should I Know About the DOD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)?Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Dan Cundiff, ASD R&E, US
-C. Rinaldi, OSD, US
-Bob Smith, Dept. of the Navy, US
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1:15Track 3: Application & Evaluation (Non-DOD)Baltimore 1-2
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1:15How Do I Apply For a Grant Using “Grants.gov”?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Matt Portnoy, NIH SBIR/STTR, US
-C. Hebron, DOE, US
-C. Henry, Grow Emerging Companies LLC, US
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2:05What Constitutes a Winning Proposal for Granting Agencies?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., US
-M. Oliver, DOE, US
-C. Cleland, USDA, US (bio)
-M. Portnoy, NIH, US
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3:15Does My Technology Have Varied Agency Applications? Find Out!Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: June Chocheles, DARPA, US
-F. Lisy, Orbital Inc., US (bio)
-M. Druy, Physical Sciences, Inc., US (bio)
-T. Toth, No. VA PTAC, US (bio)
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2:00EHS: Safer Design Principles IIPotomac C
Session chair: Charles L. Geraci, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), US and Kristen Kulinowski, Science and Technology Policy Institute, US
2:00An Engineer’s Approach to Solving Practical Problems with ”Safer” Nanomaterials (invited presentation)
C.R. Welch, ERDC Information Technology Laboratory’s (ITL), US Army, US (bio)
2:25Bio-compatibility of silver nanomaterials using the embryonic zebrafish bioassay
J.A. Fisher, R.L. Tanguay, Oregon State University, US
2:45Risk Ranking Framework to Assess the Health Hazard of Nanomaterial-Containing Products in an Industrial and Consumer Application Setting
A.K. Madl, K. Unice, M. Kreider, M. Kovochich, I.G. Bebenek, M.M. Abramson, ChemRisk, US
3:05Occupational Safety and Health Management Systems for the Safe Commercialization of Nano-enabled Products
D. Heidel, A. Segrave, J. Baker, Bureau Veritas North America, US
3:25Panel Discussion: Do principles of rational design support nanotechnology-enabled product development? Do they ensure greater benefit and decreased risk to health and environment?
C.R. Welch, R. Hurt, ERDC Information Technology Laboratory’s (ITL), US Army and Brown University, US
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2:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & ChemicalsPotomac 1
Session chair: Chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, Review Board: Goran Matijasevic, UC Irving, Brian Johnston, Innovation Accelerator
2:00Compositions of Degradable Salt-Responsive Copolymers
J. Propst, University of South Carolina, US
2:07Non-Dispersive Solvent Extractions and Reactions
J. Massingill, CHEMTOR, L.P., US
2:14Newlight: From Greenhouse Gas to Plastic
M. Herrema, Newlight Technologies, LLC, US
2:21Nanosegregated Surfaces as Catalysts for Fuel Cells (IN-07-054)
N. Markovic, Argonne National Laboratory, US
2:28Embedded Photonic Crystals for Use in LEDs and Lasers
S. Juncal, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
2:35Vacuum Insulation Panels in Stainless Steel Envelope
A. Feinerman, Thermal Conservation Technologies, US
2:42Separation Instrumentation for Biomolecules
M. Knight, CC Biotech LLC, US
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2:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy Management & SecurityPotomac 2
Session chair: Sahir Surmeli, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., US, Reviewers: Intel, Lockheed Martin, Siemens
2:00Intel - Strategic Innovation Interests
L. Wigle, Intel Corporation, US (bio)
2:15Lockheed Martin - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Lawrence, Lockheed Martin, US
2:30Siemens - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Godart, Siemens, US (bio)
3:00MEMS-based Pyroelectric Thermal Energy Scavenger
D. Sims, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
3:07Efficient low-cost micro-grids utilitizing photovoltaics and battery storage
P. Bundschuh, Ideal Power Converters, US
3:14VHF Power Conversion
B. McGowan, FINsix, US
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Medical DevicesPotomac 1
Session chair: Allen Dines, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US
4:00Fiberoptic Microneedle Device for Convection-Enhanced Thermochemotherapy of Malignant Glioma
C. Rylander, Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc., US
4:07CANCELED - Operation system of laparoscope using pneumatically driven robotic holder
M. Yamamoto, Japan Technology Group Inc., JP
4:14A high throughput one-step assay for circulating tumor cell detection in whole blood sample
Y. Zu, The Methodist Hospital, US
4:21CereScope™ - A Portable All-in-One Neurological Monitoring System
R. Kern, Optima Neuroscience, Inc., US
4:28Medipacs Mini-Infuser™
M. Banister, Medipacs.com, US
4:35Flat Panel X-ray Sources
M. Eaton, Stellarray, US
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Renewable & Novel EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures & Gary Yang, UniEnergy Technologies, LLC, US
4:00Innovative blade design creating efficient and affordable micro grids.
J. Janiuk, Firefly Power LLC, US
4:07Black Silicon Etching: Efficient and Inexpensive PV Technology
E. Payne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US
4:14Improved Electrolyte for Fuel Cells
W. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises, US
4:21Efficiency-Boosting Laminate for Solar Cells and Modules
S. Vasylyev, Lucent Optics, US
4:28A stable and active low-cost catalyst for the replacement of platinum
M. Weber, McGill University, CA
4:35MTPV
D. Mather, MTPV Power Corporation, US
4:42SiEnergy Systems
M. Tsuchiya, SiEnergy Systems, LLC, US
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4:00Understanding the Ins and Outs of University-Industry Collaborations and How to Benefit from Them - UIDP Special SessionPotomac 3
Session chair: Lily Khidr, Elsevier, US
-C. Johnson Bey, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
-A. Boccanfuso, UIDP, US (bio)
-S. Steele, University of Rochester, US (bio)
-G. Wise, Griffith University, AU (bio)
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5:00National Innovation & Federal Agency ShowcaseMaryland
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7:00SBIR Innovators Mixer, National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no-host)
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7:00TechConnect Innovators Banquet (additional registration required)Woodrow Wilson

Thursday May 16

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8:15Agency One-on-One Meetings (0830-1200)Baltimore 3-4
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8:15Track 1: Operational Hurdles and Legal Issues Faced by Small BusinessAnnapolis 1-2
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8:15What Should I Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Jere Glover, Brand & Frulla PC, US
-E. Saracino, NASA, US (bio)
-M. Fisher, NSF, US
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9:05Data Rights – How Does SBIR/STTR Differ From Other Federal Programs?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Dave Metzger, Arnold & Porter LLC
-J. Williams, Department of Navy, SBIR/STTR, US (bio)
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10:15What should I know about ITAR?Annapolis 1-2
-M. Ginsberg, Arnold & Porter LLC, US (bio)
-D. Shack, ONR, US (bio)
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11:05What Are My Options in Developing a Manufacturing Competency?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Clara Asmail, NIST Manufacturing Extension Program, US
-C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
-P. Fleming, NIST MEP, US (bio)
-T. Mulligan, Hydronalix Inc., US (bio)
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8:15Track 2: How Successful Small Businesses Have Used the SBIR and STTR ProgramsAnnapolis 3-4
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8:15Small Firms Discuss the Keys to Their DOD SBIR Program SuccessAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP DOD, US
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9:05Small Business Discuss the Keys to Their Non-DOD SBIR Program SuccessAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Robert Brooke, VA Center for Innovative Technology, US
-T. Wavering, Intelligent Automation, Inc., US (bio)
-C. Crump, A-Frame Digital, US (bio)
-E. Wagener, Tetramer Technologies, US (bio)
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10:15Pre-Award Accounting SystemsAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Ed Jameson, Jameson & Co., US
-C. Andrezze, DOD, US (bio)
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11:05What SBIR/STTR Support is Available at State, Regional or Local Levels?Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Rick Shindell, Zyn Systems, US
-R. Friesenhahn, Montana State University, US (bio)
-R. Keller, Louisiana State University, US (bio)
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8:15Track 3. Business Development and Success StoriesBaltimore 1-2
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8:15Changes to Size Standard and Certification Process Based on SBIR ReauthorizationBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Edsel Brown, SBA, US
-M. Guerzon, SBA, Office of General Counsel, US (bio)
-A. Lee, SBA, Office of Innovation, US (bio)
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9:05How Do I Approach Potential Investors?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Julia Spicer, Mid-Atlantic Venture Association, US
-P. Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US (bio)
-D. Novak, Inventis Group, US (bio)
-S. Mallon, VA Center for Innovative Technology Gap Fund, US
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10:15Outreach to Women- and Minority-Owned BusinessesBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Tyrone Taylor, National Research Council, US
-A. Millman, Springboard Enterprises, US (bio)
-N. Jain, Golden Seed, US (bio)
-E. Aldophe, CenterScope Technologies, US (bio)
-R. Shepard, Science and Engineering Alliance, US (bio)
-S. Shivakumar, National Academies of Science, US (bio)
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