Defense TechConnect Conference & Expo
Co-Located with SBIR Fall Innovation Summit style= Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo

DITAC 2018 - DEFENSE INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATION CHALLENGES

Join global innovation, business and military leadership as they deliver innovation to our national defense.

INNOVATION RESILIENCE READINESS

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Call for Innovations
Due June 29

Call for Panels
Due June 8

Call for Posters
Due June 8

Call for Exhbitors

 


 

KEY SPEAKERS INCLUDED:

Army Gen. Raymond A. Thomas

Army Gen. Raymond A. Thomas
Commander USSOCOM


Major General Edward Dorman

Major General Edward Dorman
Director, J4 Logistics & Engrg, USCENTCOM

Hondo' Geurts

James 'Hondo' Geurts
Acquisition Executive, USSOCOM

Lisa Sanders

Lisa Sanders
Director of Science & Technology for Special Operations Forces, USSOCOM

John Williams

John Williams
Director of Innovation & Technology, SBA

Tyler Bennett

Tyler Bennett
Deputy for Acquisition, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency

Susan Nichols

Susan Nichols
Program Director Small Business Programs Office, DARPA

Michael Dana

Gen. Michael Dana
Dep. Commandant, Installations & Logistics, US Marine Corp

Ross Roley

Ross Roley
Energy Innovation Office Lead, U.S. Pacific Command, USPACOM

Ricardo Arias

Ricardo Arias
ASD(R&E) Senior Advisor, USAFRICOM

Victor Sorrentino

Victor Sorrentino
Deputy Director Operational Energy-DASN, US Navy

Karen Moore

Karen Moore
Operational Energy Manager, US Army Central, USARCENT

Brett Scharringhausen

Brett Scharringhausen
Dept. Chief, S&T Division, USCENTCOM


Dean Milner

Major General Dean Milner
Commander, 1st Canadian Division, Canadian Army, Canada


Colonel Brian Magnuson

Colonel Brian Magnuson
Director, Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O), US Marine Corps


Nicole Fox

Nicole Fox
Small Business Innovation Research Program Manager, US Army Research Office



 

TECHNOLOGY TARGETS

 
  • Simulation, Training & Readiness
  • VR, AR, MR & 360
  • Medical, Health & Biotech
  • Human-Machine Interfaces
  • Wearables & Embedded Devices
  • Sensors, IoT, Data Sharing
  • AI, Big Data, Analytics
  • Cyber Security & Resilience
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Energy, Efficiency, Grid
  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Mega/Smart Cities, Urban Warfare
  • Trusted Electronics/Communications
  • Drones, Autonomous/Morphing Systems
  • Space Technologies
  • Nanotech, Advanced Materials
  • 3D Printing, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Logistics & Supply Chain
 

 

PROGRAM OFFICES, COMPONENTS & PROSPECTORS

 
DOD
DoD
ARMY
Army
NAVY
Navy
AIRFORCE
Air Force
SOCOM
SOCOM
DHS
DHS
CBD
CBD
DTRA
DTRA
DLA
DLA
RE
ASD(R&E)

  • USAFRICOM, U.S. Africa Command
  • USCENTCOM, U.S. Central Command
  • USNORTHCOM, U.S. Northern Command
  • USSOCOM, U.S. Special Operations Command
  • USSOCOM, Office of the Undersecretary for Science & Technology
  • USSOCOM, SBIR Program
  • USSTRATCOM, U.S. Strategic Command
  • USPACOM, U.S. Pacific Command
  • USPACOM Science & Technology Office
  • USPACOM, Joint Innovation & Experimentation Division
  • AIR FORCE, Office of the Asst. Sec., Installations, Environment & Energy
  • AIR FORCE, SBIR/STTR Program
  • ARMY Corps of Engineers, NetZero Capital Investment
  • ARMY, Army Medical Material Agency
  • ARMY, Army Medical Research & Material Command
  • ARMY Aeromedical Research Laboratory
  • ARMY, Office of the Asst. Sec. of the Army, Installations, Energy & Environment
  • ARMY, SBIR Program
  • ARMY, The Army Cyber Institute at West Point
  • ARMY, Army Cyber Command
  • Defense Health Agency (DHA)
  • Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  • Dept. of Homeland Security, SBIR Program
  • DOD Office of Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering
  • DOD Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx)
  • DOD, Chemical & Biological Defense, SBIR Program
  • DOD, DARPA SBIR Program
  • DOD, Defense Logistics Agency, SBIR Program
  • DOD, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, SBIR Program
  • DOD, Information Analysis Centers
  • DOD, Missle Defense Agency, SBIR/STTR Program
  • DOD, Office of Small Business
  • National Aviation Intelligence Integration Office (NAI2-O)
  • NASA
  • National Institutes of Health
  • NAVY, NAVAIR
  • NAVY, Office of Naval Research, SBIR/STTR Program
  • NAVY, Office of the Asst. Sec. of the Navy, Energy, Installations & Environment
  • Naval Postgraduate School
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. (NOAA)
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • NAVY, NAVSEA 05T2 - Energy Division
  • SBA, Office of Innovation & Investment
  • U.S. Army Research Office
  • U.S. Marine Corps, Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O)
  • U.S. Air Force Academy
  • U.S. Air Force Research Lab
  • U.S. Air Force, Office of Transformational Innovation
  • U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. Naval War College
  • Deloitte
  • Raytheon
  • Boeing
  • General Electric
  • Honeywell
  • Lockheed Martin
  • DOW Core R&D
  • Idaho National Laboratory
  • Rolls Royce
  • SAP
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Texas A&M University
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Arizona State University
  • Aerospace
  • University of South Florida
  • Florida High Tech Corridor
  • LSU Transitional Technologies & Cyber Research Center
 

 

2017 SPONSORS & PARTNERS

 
Platinum Sponsors
Deloitte
NSTXL

Gold Sponsors
ASU
Kansas City NSC
Ratheon
Rolls Royce

Silver Sponsors
AEROSPACE
Boeing
Innovation Partners
UniversitySouthFlorida
The Corridor
LSU
Fermilab
Supporting Organizations
Tactical Defense Media
AFCEA
Armor and Mobility
Greenhouse
South Tampa Chamber Of Commerce
St Pete Chamber Of Commerce
Tamp Bay Wave
Technology Transfer Days
TiE Tampabay
TSFA
Univ. of Tampa - JPLEC
 

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