2016 SBIR/STTR PROGRAM  

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Time

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2016


9:00 - 12:30,
1:30 - 4:00
Half-Day Workshops - View List of Topics: Session 1: 9:00-12:30pm, 1:30pm-4:00pm (Additional Registration Required)

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Break (on own)

4:00 - 7:00
SBIR/STTR Tabletop Displays and Defense Innovation Showcase & Reception  

 
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Time

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016


8:00 - 10:00 Event Welcome, Keynotes and Fireside Chat

10:00 - 10:15 Break

10:20 - 12:30 SBIR One-on-One Meetings – Pre-Registration Required

10:20 - 11:00 Working with the Warfighter: Lessons Learned and Common Mistakes

11:00 - 12:00

SBIR/STTR Agency Briefings
• DOC-NOAA
• DoD-CBD
• DoD-DTRA

 
• Department of Education
• Department of Agriculture


10:00 - 10:15 Break

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch Break (lon own)

1:30 - 5:00 SBIR One-on-One Meetings – Pre-Registration Required

1:30 - 2:30
SBIR/STTR Agency Briefings
• DOC-USPTO
• DHS
• NASA
 
• HHS-NIH
• Department of Energy
• NSF

2:45 - 4:00 Fireside Chat-Inventing the 21st Century: Assessment of Technology Trends

4:00 - 7:00 Defense Innovation Showcase, SBIR/STTR Showcase & Reception

7:00 - 9:00 State of Cyber: A Look into IoT, AI, Digital Frontiers, & Beyond. Fireside Chat & Tour at Capital Factory

 
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Time

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2016


8:30 - 11:30 SBIR One-on-One Meetings - Pre-Registration Required

9:00 - 10:00 Making the Sales Pitch: Selling Your Science vs. Selling Your Technology Partnering to Create a Successful Pipeline

10:00 - 11:00 How SBIR Firms can Leverage CRADAs for DoD Transition Success IP Law 101

10:00 - 10:30 Break

11:00 - 12:00 Enhancing Innovation Ecosystems Through Clusters, Accelerators, Incubators, Local, State, Federal, & International Resources

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (On Own)

1:00 - 2:30 Aligning for Technology Infusion: Planning for Federal Acquisition, Locating Industry Partners, & Investors (Defense Primes & Corporate Investors and Partners)

12:30 - 2:30 SBIR One-on-One Meetings - Pre-Registration Required

2:30 - 3:30 Closing Reception



TUESDAY NOVEMBER 29, 2016


8:30 -12:00

Session 1: 8:30-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm


12:00 - 1:00
Lunch Break (lunch on own)

4:00 - 7:00
SBIR/STTR Showcase
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WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 30, 2016


8:00-8:30
Joint DITAC-SBIR Keynotes
Lone Star EFGH
Joseph Kopser, President, moovel Group
John Williams, Director of Innovation, Office of Investment and Innovation, SBA
Christy Abizaid, Austin Presence Lead, Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental (DIUx)

8:30-8:45
SBIR/STTR Welcome
Lone Star EFGH

8:45-10:00
Strategies for Successfully Utilizing the SBIR & STTR Programs
Lone Star EFGH
Manny Oliver, Program Director, SBIR/STTR, U.S. Department of Energy
Stephanie Fertig, Program Manager, SBIR/STTR, Health & Human Services/National Institutes of Health
Vince Garcia, Program Manager, SBIR/STTR, NOAA
Douglas Deason, Program Manager, SBIR/STTR, Department of Defense-Missile Defense Agency

10:20-12:30Lone Star D

10:20-11:20
Working with the Warfighter: Lessons Learned and Common Mistakes
Lone Star C
Dave Sikora, SBIR/STTR Program Administrator, Acting, DoD-OSD OSBP
Doug Deason, Director, Advanced Research, DoD-Missile Defense Agency
Robert Smith, Director, SBIR/STTR, DoD-Navy
Anthony Aldrich, SBIR Program Manager, USSOCOM
David Shahady, Director, SBIR/STTR Program, DoD-Air Force

11:20-12:00
SBIR/STTR Agency Briefings
Lone Star C
11:20Vince Garcia, SBIR Program Manager, DOC-NOAA
11:30Larry Pollack, Program Manager, Joint Science & Technology Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JSTO-CBD), DoD-Chemical & Biological Defense
11:40Mark Florh, Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program Manager, DoD-Defense Threat Reduction Agency
11:50Scott Dockum, Program Coordinator, SBIR, US Department of Agriculture

1:30-5:00Lone Star D

1:00 - 2:45
SBIR/STTR Agency Briefings

Program features and benefits of Navy, NASA, Air Force, DHS, Army, USDA, ARPA-E/DOE, DTRA, and CBD.

Lone Star C
1:00Taylor Elfervig, Patent Examiner, DOC-USPTO (IP Law Support Services)
1:15John Pucci, SBIR Manager, Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
1:30Joseph Grant, Deputy Program Executive, SBIR/STTR, National Aeronautics & Space Administration
1:45Jennifer Shieh, SBIR Coordinator and Program Director, NHLBI
2:00Manny Oliver, Director, SBIR/STTR Program Office, Department of Energy
2:15Glenn Larsen, Head, SBIR/STTR, Education Applications and Technologies, National Science Foundation (NSF)

2:45-4:00
Fireside Chat- Inventing the 21st Century: Assessment of Technology Trends
Lone Star C
David Bray, CIO, FCC
Bertrand Cambou, AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador, AAAS
Aziz Gilani, Partner, Mercury Fund
Rick Peters, CIO, Dell Medical School
Mitch Jacobson, Co-Director, Austin Technology Incubator (ATI)

4:00-7:00
Defense Innovation Showcase, SBIR/STTR Showcase & Reception
Griffin Hall

7:00-9:00
State of Cyber: A Look into IoT, AI, Digital Frontiers, & Beyond. Fireside Chat & Tour at Capital Factory
Capital Factory, 701 Brazos St
Gordon Daugherty, Managing Director and General Partner, Capital Factory
David Bray, CIO, FCC
John Stockton, Partner, ATP Fund
Barbary Brunner, CEO, Austin Technology Council

THURSDAY DECEMBER 1, 2016


8:30 - 11:30Lone Star D

9:00-10:00
Making the Sales Pitch: Selling Your Science vs. Selling Your Technology

Tips from U.S. Government and corporate perspectives on how to navigate the funding

Lone Star B

Moderator: Gordon Daugherty, Managing Director & General Partner, Capital Factory

Tony Mulligan, Hydronalix
Jennifer Shieh, SBIR Coordinator and Program Director, HHS/NIH
Becky Taylor, SensorRX

9:00-10:00
Partnering to Create a Successful Pipeline

A look at university enabling programs and efforts to encourage technology-focused entrepreneurship.

Lone Star C

Moderator: Carlos Kemeny, Director for Entrepreneurship Network Assistant Director, Office of Innovation and Strategic Investment, The University of Texas System

Atul Varadhachary, Managing Partner, Fannin Innovation Studio
Chris Taylor, Project Director Office of Career & Entrepreneurship Advancement (CEA), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Norton Kaplan, Foresight S&T
Jim Greenwood, Founder, Greenwood Consulting Group

9:45 - 10:15
Networking Break

10:00-11:00
How SBIR Firms can Leverage CRADAs for DoD Transition Success

This panel will discuss how firms can develop beneficial relationships with DoD labs and organizations via Cooperative R&D Agreements (CRADAs) and other formal mechanisms, and provide examples of how other SBIR firms have benefitted.

Lone Star B

Moderator: Ray Friesenhahn, SBIR & Technology Transition Manager, TechLink

Rick Jocz, Program Manager, Research Directorate, U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research
Anthony Aldrich, Program Manager, SBIR, USSOCOM
Brandon Smith, MECA Semiconductor Assurance and Forensics Engineering (SAFE) Branch Chief, Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA)

10:00-11:00
IP Law 101

General overview around practices unique to ITAR and general export protocols.

Lone Star C

Moderator: G. Nagesh Rao, Chief Technologist & Entrepreneur in Residence, Office of Innovation & Investment, SBA

M. Craig Tyler, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLC
Jacob Choi, Patent Attorney, USPTO
Bertrand Cambou, AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador, AAAS

11:00-12:00
Enhancing Innovation Ecosystems Through Clusters, Accelerators, Incubators, Local, State, Federal, & International Resources

What are the benefits of connecting to your communities innovation ecosystem? What entrepreneurship, and technology transfer, or innovation startup support is offered?

Lone Star C

Moderator: Carlos Gutierrez, Strategic Alliances Outreach Specialist, MBDA

Joseph Kopser, CEO, moovel Group
Atul Varadhachary, Fannin Innovation Studio
Ruben Rathnasingham, Texas Health Catalyst, UT Austin Dell Medical School
Bijo Mathew, Texas State SBDC

1:00-2:30
Aligning for Technology Infusion: Planning for Federal Acquisition, Locating Industry Partners, & Investors (Defense Primes & Corporate Investors and Partners)
Lone Star B

Moderator: Doug Deason, SBIR/STTR Program Director, Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

Craig Owens, Lockheed Martin
Alf Carroll, Senior Engineer, Raytheon
Tony Mulligan, CEO, Hydronalix
Eric Hoenes, Engineering Manager, BAE Systems

1:00-2:40
Defense Technology Challenge

With collaboration from military, industry, and investment leadership, the Defense Technology Challenge delivers potential defense-targeted solutions for military testing and procurement & funding opportunities. Military and private sector feedback provided to presenters on: solution fit, strengths of technology, challenges of implementation/adoption, and potential collaboration opportunities.

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