OCTOBER 19-20, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC

 

2021 Program

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Sessions

Monday October 18

1:30SBIR/STTR Phase I, Phase II, and Accounting Boot Camp
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)

Tuesday October 19

8:30Keynotes - Defense, Innovation, Resilience
10:30SBIR/STTR Agency Briefings
1:00SBIR 101 Panel
2:00SBIR/STTR: How to Prepare for One-on-Ones with Program Managers
3:00Understanding the Difference Between Grants and Contracts
4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session I

Wednesday October 20

8:30Joint Defense TechConnect and Resilience Week Keynote Program
8:30Defense TechConnect Keynote Panel: DoD Speed of Innovation for Contested and Congested Environments
8:50Resilience Week Keynote: Energy and Equity: Motivation, Challenges and Path Forward
9:10Resilience Week Keynote Panel: How do we maintain or even improve resilience in the drive towards Net-zero carbon
9:00SBIR/STTR Inside the Head of an Evaluator
10:00SBIR/STTR: Working with the Primes
1:00Lessons from Successful SBIR Firms
2:00SBIR/STTR Conducting your Phase I Award
2:00SBIR Phase III Panel
4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session II

Thursday October 21

8:30Joint Defense TechConnect and Resilience Week Keynote Program
9:00The Innovation Habits of High-Growth Companies
9:00Federal Labs Supporting the DOD
9:00Innovation Spotlights: TBA
10:30Innovation Spotlights: TBA
10:30Innovation Spotlights: TBA

Program

Monday October 18

1:30SBIR/STTR Phase I, Phase II, and Accounting Boot CampAnnapolis 4
SBIR Phase I & II
B. Aistrop, BBC Consulting, US
SBIR Accounting and Fraud, Waste and Abuse
E. Jameson, Jameson & Company, LLC, US
SBIR/STTR Q&A
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall

Tuesday October 19

8:30Keynotes - Defense, Innovation, ResilienceWoodrow Wilson A
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect, US
Defense TechConnect and Operational Energy & Logistics (OE&L)
MajGen. Maxwell, U.S. Department of Defense, US
Defense TechConnect
L. Sanders, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), US
Resilient Infrastructure + Secure Energy (RISE) Consortiumâ„¢
M. Wu, Converge Strategies, US
Resilience Week
TBA, TBA, US
SBA Welcome and Discussion on Innovation Policy
I. Guzman, U.S. Small Business Administration, US
10:30SBIR/STTR Agency BriefingsWoodrow Wilson B
DARPA SBIR/STTR
TBA, DARPA, US
USSOCOM SBIR/STTR
TBA, USSOCOM, US
Department of the Navy SBIR/STTR
TBA, Department of the Navy, US
U.S. Air Force SBIR/STTR
TBA, U.S. Air Force, US
U.S. Army SBIR/STTR
TBA, U.S. Army, US
NAVSEA SBIR/STTR
TBA, U.S. Navy, US
NSF SBIR/STTR
TBA, NSF, US
NIST (DOC) SBIR/STTR
TBA, NIST (DOC), US
1:00SBIR 101 PanelWoodrow Wilson B
2:00SBIR/STTR: How to Prepare for One-on-Ones with Program ManagersWoodrow Wilson B
3:00Understanding the Difference Between Grants and ContractsWoodrow Wilson B
4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session IExpo Hall

Wednesday October 20

8:30Joint Defense TechConnect and Resilience Week Keynote ProgramWoodrow Wilson A
Session chair: Jen Rocha, TechConnect, US
8:30Defense TechConnect Keynote Panel: DoD Speed of Innovation for Contested and Congested EnvironmentsWoodrow Wilson A
More Situational Awareness for Industrial Control Systems (MOSAICS) JCTD
G. Ka'iliwai III, U.S. Indo Pacific Command, US
SOCOM/SOFWERX
L. Sanders, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), US
AFWERX
S. Lauver, AFWERX, US
DEFENSEWERX
B. Chedister, DEFENSEWERX, US
Army Futures Command
J. Wisham, Army Applications Lab, US
8:50Resilience Week Keynote: Energy and Equity: Motivation, Challenges and Path ForwardWoodrow Wilson A
9:10Resilience Week Keynote Panel: How do we maintain or even improve resilience in the drive towards Net-zero carbonWoodrow Wilson A
9:00SBIR/STTR Inside the Head of an EvaluatorWoodrow Wilson B
10:00SBIR/STTR: Working with the PrimesWoodrow Wilson B
1:00Lessons from Successful SBIR FirmsWoodrow Wilson B
2:00SBIR/STTR Conducting your Phase I AwardWoodrow Wilson B
2:00SBIR Phase III PanelWoodrow Wilson B
4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session IIExpo Hall

Thursday October 21

8:30Joint Defense TechConnect and Resilience Week Keynote ProgramWoodrow Wilson A
Session chair: Jen Rocha, TechConnect, US
9:00The Innovation Habits of High-Growth CompaniesBaltimore 3
R. Lowe, Wellspring, US
9:00Federal Labs Supporting the DODBaltimore 4
9:00Innovation Spotlights: TBABaltimore 5
10:30Innovation Spotlights: TBABaltimore 3
10:30Innovation Spotlights: TBABaltimore 4
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