Innovation for National Security

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Connecting top DOD offices with the world's best innovations.


 James 'Hondo' Geurts Honorable James "Hondo" Gestures
Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition), US Navy
Lisa Sanders Lisa Sanders
Director of Science and Technology for Special Operations Forces, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)

Captain Steven Lauver Captain Steven Louver
USAF, Director, Technology Accelerators - AFWERX

John Williams John Williams
Director of Innovation, Office of Innovation and Technology, U.S. Small Business

James (Jim) Caley (Col., USMC, Ret.) James (Jim) Cale (Col., USMC, Rte.)
Director of Operational Energy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Energy, U.S. Navy

Kawakahi Amina Kawasaki Amain
Logistics Science and Technology Lead, U.S. Info-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM)


"What a great show this year. Thank you for letting us be a part of it and we are already volunteering for next year in DC. A technology we found at this event will have an impact on War fighters and Civilians."



"It was an absolute pleasure to work with TechConnect and we look forward to working with you again soon."



"We are already looking forward to our participation next year."

US Air Force Space Command




industry/agency scouts



industry matches


agency 1-on-1s



sbir/sttr seed funding


sourced industry funds

"We made some really good contacts. I have been sharing the information with my colleagues. See you next year in DC!"

Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense Sustainment, US Department of Defense


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