TechConnect World 2018

TechConnect World 2018 — Full Program — All Sessions

Sunday May 13

9:00Sunday - Industry Impact Workshops

Monday May 14

8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Nanotech 2018 - Keynotes
9:20Innovation Prospecting - Staking your claim and finding the gems
8:30SBIR/STTR Overview & Phase I Proposal Development (Requires Additional Registration)
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications
10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications Keynotes
10:30Surface Repellency, Wetting & Adhesion
10:30Cancer Nanotechnology
10:30Biofuels & Bioproducts
10:30Printed & Flexible Electronics
10:30Photonics Devices
10:30Food Materials & Innovations
10:30Lab on a Chip
10:30Nanocellulose Product Innovation
10:30Silver Materials & Innovations
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Sherwin-Williams
10:30Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Reliance Industries
12:00Expo Hall: Coffee Social (lunch available for purchase in expo hall)
1:00SBIR/STTR Accounting Basics
1:30Nanoparticle Synthesis and Manufacturing
1:30Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose for Food Applications
1:30Informatics, Modeling & Simulation
1:30Diagnostics & Bioimaging Keynotes & Panel Discussion
1:30Cancer Therapy & Diagnostics Delivery
1:30Fuel Cells
1:30Biofuels & Bioproducts
1:30Micro & Nanofluidics
1:30Flexible Electronics
1:30Photonics Materials
1:30Silver Materials & Innovations
1:30Sustainable Building Innovations
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: 3M, Energizer
1:30Defense/Aerospace Innovation Spotlights: Boeing, Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin
3:00Automotive/Materials Innovation Spotlights: Magna, Ashland
3:00Biotech/Pharma Innovation Spotlights: AstraZeneca, Army Medical
3:00Phase II Proposal Development
3:00Student Leaders Conference: Welcome Session
4:00TechConnect Expo & Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - All Attendees Encouraged to Join

Tuesday May 15

8:30Joint SBIR/STTR-TechConnect World Keynotes
9:00Fireside Chat: Leaders in Innovation
9:30Fireside Chat: SBIR Company Spotlight
9:00Workshop on Compact Modeling (WCM) - Water Physics & Atomic Model
9:00Student Leaders Conference: Entrepreneurship Panel
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Carbon Nanostructures in Electronics
10:30Nanoparticles for Diagnostics & Bioimaging
10:30Polymer Composites Innovation
10:30Coatings & Membrane Innovations
10:30Multi-scale Modeling
10:30Catalysis for the Oil & Gas Industry
10:30Innovations in Insulation and Latent Heat Storage
10:30Printed Electronics
10:30Encapsulation, Targeting, and Delivery
10:30Micro & Bio Fluidics
10:30Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose
10:30Sensors Keynotes & Panel Discussion
10:30WCM - Virtual Source Model & SiC Model
10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Eastman, Henkel, Owens Corning
10:30Defense/Energy Innovation Spotlights: DOD-USPACOM, United Technologies
10:30Student Leaders Conference: Career Pathways Panel
10:30SBIR 101
10:30Follow on Funding: How to Commercialize Yoiur Phase II
10:40One-on-One Agency Meetings
11:20Solving Specific Problems: Contract Agencies
11:20What SBIR/STTR Support Organizations Can Do For You
12:00Expo Hall: Coffee Social (lunch available for purchase in expo hall)
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings
1:20Grant Opportunities for a Public Purpose
1:20Agency Briefings
2:10Staying on Track: Aligning Your Company for Success in the DoD
2:05Agency Briefings
3:00Accepting Government Funding
1:302D Materials Production
1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis
1:30Fiber Composites
1:30Nano & Microfibrillated Cellulose Production
1:30Next Generation Alloys & Ceramics
1:30Corrosion Resistance & Protection
1:30Computational Fluid Dynamics
1:30Diagnostics & Bioimaging
1:30Sustainable Materials Innovation
1:30Water Technology Innovations
1:30A New Look at Concrete
1:30Ensuring Safety of Nanomaterials in Consumer Products
1:30Materials for Personal/Home Care & Cosmetics
1:30The Future of Drug & Gene Delivery: Panel Discussion
1:30Photonics Sensors
1:303D Printing Metals
1:30WCM - GaN-HEMT Models & PDK
3:30WCM - Models for GAA, RRAM, TFT & Mismatch
1:30Student Leaders Conference: Student Research/Company Presentations
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: SABIC, AGC, Corning
1:30Defense/Space Innovation Spotlights: NASA, SPAWAR, Qualcomm
3:15Materials Innovation Spotlights: Carestream, Invista
3:15MedDevices Innovation Spotlights: Medtronic, GE
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session I
4:00Carbon Nano Structures & Devices: Posters
4:00Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications: Posters
4:00Composite Materials: Posters
4:00Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications: Posters I
4:00Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters
4:00Informatics, Modeling & Simulation: Posters
4:00Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Posters
4:00Diagnostics & Bioimaging: Posters
4:00Cancer Nanotechnology: Poster
4:00Energy Innovations: Posters
4:00Materials for Sustainable Building: Posters
4:00Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency: Posters
4:00Materials for Personal/Home Care & Cosmetics: Posters
4:00Food Materials & Innovations: Posters
4:00Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-Chip: Poster
4:00Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication: Posters
4:00Printed Electronics: Posters
4:00Photonic Materials & Devices: Posters
4:00Silver Materials & Innovations: Posters

Wednesday May 16

8:30SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings
8:30Characterizing Soft/Bio Materials
8:30CNS Composites
8:302D-Materials in Electronics
8:30Energy Storage
8:30Sensors Oil & Gas Industry Applications
8:30Carbon Capture & Utilization
8:303D Printing
8:30Ensuring Safety of Nanomaterials in Consumer Products
8:30Novel Drug Delivery Systems
8:30Materials & Energy Innovation Spotlights: Guardian, Pangaea Ventures
8:30One-on-One Agency Meetings
9:00Partnering with Universities & Labs
9:00Building Your Business
10:00IP & Data Rights: What You Need to Know
10:00Access to Capital
11:00Leveraging SBIR Funding
11:00Making the Sales Pitch: Insights Around Pitching Your Business Plan
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Materials Characterization & Imaging I
10:30CNS Composites
10:302D-Materials in Electronics
10:30Battery Innovations
10:30Environmental Sensors: Air and Water
10:30Regulatory Issues & Roadmaps to Safety
10:303D Printing Materials Innovation
10:30Technology Development Pathways: Continuing the Conversation
12:00Lunch (Available for purchase - Arena Plaza Food Trucks)
1:00Working with Primes
1:20One-on-One Agency Meetings
1:30Materials Characterization & Imaging II
1:30Graphene Materials Applications
1:30Safety in Advanced Manufacturing - Profit Maker or Profit Taker: Panel Discussion
1:30Biological Scaffolds
1:30Biosensors & MEMS
1:30Innovations in Additive Manufacturing
3:30TechConnect Innovation Leaders Networking Reception - Poster Session II
3:30Materials Characterization & Imaging: Posters
3:30Graphene & 2D Materials: Posters
3:30Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications: Posters
3:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications: Posters II
3:30Energy Storage: Posters
3:30Materials for Oil & Gas: Posters
3:30Water Technologies: Posters
3:30Advanced Manufacturing Innovation: Posters
3:30Environmental, Health & Safety of Nanomaterials: Posters
3:30Nanoelectronics: Posters
3:30Biomaterials: Posters
3:30Drug & Gene Delivery: Posters
3:30Sensors: Posters
3:30MEMS & NEMS: Posters
3:303D Printing: Posters
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