TechConnect World 2016
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2016

TechConnect World 2016 Program - Monday May 23

Sunday May 22

9:00Sunday - Industry Impact Workshops
5:00TechConnect Welcome & Workshop Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday May 23

8:30TechConnect World Innovation Conference & National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
9:00Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
9:00Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
9:00SBIR Cost Accounting - Workshop
9:00SBIR/STTR Overview - Workshop
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Materials for Oil & Gas
10:30Biomaterials for Regeneration
10:30Nanoparticle Processing & Biomedical Applications
10:30Materials for Solar Technologies
10:30Materials for Sustainable Building I
10:30Nanoparticle Release During the Life Cycle of Consumer Products & Nanocomposites I
10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications: Keynotes
10:30Hydrogen Production
10:30Nanoscale Science Research Centers (NSRCs) Panel
10:303D Printing
10:30Cancer Nanotechnology I
10:30Lab on Chip
10:30Superhydrophobic/Non-Wettable Surfaces
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Owens Corning, Saint-Gobain
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Venture Investment - Allied Minds, In-Q-Tel
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall
1:15Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
1:15Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation - Workshop
1:15SBIR Cost Accounting - Workshop
1:15SBIR/STTR Overview - Workshop
1:30Corrosion Resistance Coatings
1:30Characterization for Bio/Pharma Applications
1:30Biomaterials Applications
1:30Synthesis of Nanoparticles with Interesting Optical/Electronic/Magnetic Properties
1:30Materials for Sustainable Building II
1:30Nanoparticle Release During the Life Cycle of Consumer Products & Nanocomposites II
1:30Biofuels & Bioproducts: Algae
1:30Catalysts for Fuel Cells
1:30Cancer Nanotechnology II
1:30Micro & Nano Fluidics
1:30Food Materials & Innovations I
1:30Advanced Manufacturing I
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Sherwin-Williams, SABIC, Michelman
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Electronics/Sensors - Panasonic, LG
1:30Korean Technology & Innovation Highlights: Energy, Safety, Medicine - KorusIP, NST
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials/Energy - Praxair, Pioneer Natural Resources
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Manufacturing - Boeing, US Navy
3:00National Student Leader Conference Welcome (Poster Showcase in Expo Hall at 4:00)
4:00TechConnect National Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join
5:00FujiFilm Inkjet VIP - Beer & Wine Reception & Workshop

Tuesday May 24

8:00Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes
8:30Workshop on Compact Modeling (WCM) - Water Physics, Plasmonic FETs, Ion Transport
8:30National Student Leader Conference - Panel & Q&A
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Carbon Capture & Utilization I
10:30Nanoscale Materials Characterization
10:30Carbon Nano Structures: Biomedical Applications
10:30Engineering Nanoparticles to Optimize Application Specific Performance
10:30Energy Storage Implementation: Keynotes
10:30Materials for Sustainabilty
10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications
10:30Biofuels & Bioproducts
10:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis I
10:30Advanced Materials & Concepts for Fuel Cells
10:30Nanoelectronics Materials
10:30MEMS & NEMS I
10:30Food Materials & Innovations II
10:30Emerging Trends on the Impact of Engineered Nanomaterials on Human Health
10:30WCM - Reliability & Noise
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Corning, Lockheed Martin
10:30EPA P3 - Taking Environmental Technologies to Market
11:00SBIR 101: Proposal Submission Process for Granting & Contracting Agencies
11:00Fraud, Waste, & Abuse Oh My….
11:00Agency Briefs: DoD at 30,000 Feet: Part 1
11:00SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall
1:00Agency Briefs: NSF
1:00Taking my Goods & Services Abroad: ITAR & Export Compliance
1:00Agency Briefs: DoD at 30,000 Feet: Part 2
2:10Agency Briefs:  DHS & DoC (NIST & NOAA)
2:10The Auditors Are Coming!! – Briefings and updates from DOD (DCAA) and NIH (DFAS) auditors
2:10Agency Briefs: Dept. of Energy
1:30Carbon Capture & Utilization II
1:30Nanoparticle Characterization I
1:30Carbon Nano Structures: Electronics Applications
1:30Battery Technologies
1:30Polymer Composite Materials
1:30Biofuels & Bioproducts: Conversion
1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis II
1:30NanoFabrication & Nanomanufacturing I
1:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Strategies for Extending Circulation Time
1:30Materials for Personal/Home Care and Cosmetics
1:30Emerging Trends on the Environmental Implications of Engineered Nanomaterials II
1:30WCM - Muiti-gate/SOI/Junctionless Transistors
3:30WCM - Design Platform & PDK
1:30Innovation: State Funding & Commercialization Support
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Water/Environment - Armstrong, Newell Brands
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Medical Devices - Medtronic and MedForeSight
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - GAF, Bob Barker Company
3:00National Student Leader Conference - Internal Planning & Next Steps
3:20Agency Briefs: DoEd & DOT
3:20Intellectual Property and Data Rights   Issues-Domestic & Global Perspectives
3:20Agency Briefs: Dept. of Health & Human Services
4:30Agency Briefs:  EPA & USDA
4:30Lessons Learned: Common Mistakes Made in the Phase I & II Proposal Process
4:30Agency Briefs:  NASA
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session I
Carbon Capture & Utilization: Posters 4:00
Materials for Oil & Gas: Posters 4:00
Nanoscale Materials Characterization: Posters 4:00
Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters 4:00
Biomaterials: Posters 4:00
Graphene: Posters 4:00
Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications: Posters 4:00
Materials for Solar Technologies: Posters 4:00
Polymers: Posters 4:00
Biofuels & Bioproduct: Posters 4:00
Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Posters 4:00
NanoFabrication & Nanomanufacturing: Posters 4:00
Advanced Manufacturing: Posters 4:00
MEMS & NEMS: Posters 4:00
Cancer Nanotechnology: Posters 4:00
Materials for Sustainabilty & Efficiency: Posters 4:00
Materials for Green Building: Posters 4:00
Micro, Nano & Bio Fluidics: Posters 4:00
Nanoelectronics: Posters 4:00

Wednesday May 25

8:30Photonic Sensors
8:30Materials for Flexible Electronics
8:30Characterization: Solution Providers
8:30Novel Coating Materials
8:30Composites, Aerospace Industry Applications
8:30Energy Storage: Materials & Innovations
8:30Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose: Applications
8:30Water Technologies Keynotes
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Biotech/Pharma - Integra Life Sciences, Merck
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Efficiency - Emerald Technology Ventures
8:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
9:00Research Universities  and the STTR Program Deep-Dive
9:00Making the Sales Pitch: Selling Your Science vs. Selling Your Technology
10:10SBIR/STTR & High Tech Public Policy 101
10:10Phase 0-3: Enhancing Innovation Ecosystems Through Clusters, Accelerators, Incubators, Local, State, Federal, & International Resources
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Photonic Materials, Devices & Applications I
10:30Flexible Electronics Manufacturing
10:30Biological Detection I
10:30Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication I
10:30Surface/Coating Applications
10:30Composite Materials
10:30Informatics, Modeling & Simulation I
10:30Materials for Energy Storage
10:30Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose: Materials
10:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Emerging Technologies
10:30Water Remediation Technologies
10:30Life Cycle Nano-EHS perspective: Regulatory & Policy Issues for Nanotechnology Commercialization
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Transportation - Magna, Cummins
10:30NASA Innovation & Technology Transfer
12:30Commercialization Best Practices: Agencies and Support Services They Provide
12:30Small Firms Partnering with Federal Labs and Major Corporates
1:30Photonic Materials, Devices & Applications II
1:30Flexible Electronics Applications
1:30Biomedical Sensors
1:30Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication II
1:30Membranes for Water Treatment
1:30Informatics, Modeling & Simulation II
1:30Energy Innovations
1:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Promising Novel Approaches
1:30Advanced Manufacturing II
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Huntsman, Evonik
1:45Access to Capital- State of Venture Capital & High Tech Growth Options
3:00Working with the PRIMES
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session II
Photonic Materials, Devices & Applications: Posters 3:30
Flexible Electronics: Posters 3:30
Sensors, Diagnostics & Imaging: Posters 3:30
Nanoscale Materials Characterization: Posters 3:30
Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters 3:30
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices: Posters 3:30
Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications: Posters 3:30
Informatics, Modeling & Simulation: Posters 3:30
Energy Storage: Posters 3:30
Composite Materials: Posters 3:30
Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications: Posters 3:30
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen: Posters 3:30
Advanced Manufacturing: Posters 3:30
Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery: Posters 3:30
Water Technologies: Posters 3:30
Nanoparticle Release During the Life Cycle of Consumer Products & Nanocomposites: Posters 3:30
Materials for Soft Matter & Colloids: Posters 3:30
Food Materials & Innovations: Posters 3:30
Environmental Health & Safety of Nanomaterials: Posters 3:30

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