Defense TechConnect

OCTOBER 18-21, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC

The RISE Innovation Challenge submissions are currently under review. The RISE Program will be posted shortly!

2021 Program: At-A-Glance

Monday October 18

1:30RISE Innovation Challenge I
2:50RISE Innovation Challenge II
4:00RISE Innovation Challenge Closing Remarks & Awards Presentation
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)

Tuesday October 19

8:30Keynotes - Defense, Innovation, Resilience
9:40SBIR/STTR Keynote Panel: How NSF, DOE, and SBA are Supporting the Transition of your R&D
1:30RISE Resilient Infrastructure & Secure Energy - Member Meeting
4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session I

Wednesday October 20

4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session II

Detailed Program:

Monday October 18

1:30RISE Innovation Challenge IAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Michael Wu, RISE Consortium, US
1:30RISE Innovation Challenge Intro
M. Wu, RISE Consortium, US
1:35Ultra Efficient Building Insulation
J. Rutherford, Modula-S Inc., US
1:45Decision science Integrated Collaboration Environment (DICE)
S. Griffin, Disaster Tech, US
1:55ZEV+E(tm) Work Truck Electrification with Emergency Power Generation
D. Stenson, Inventev, US
2:05Composite WiRe Wrap Technology
D. Zamani, ALD Technical Solutions, US
2:15Compact Ionic Gasification
P. Movizzo, Creare LLC, US
Review Panelist
S. Burke, New America, US
Review Panelist
E. Griesenbrock, U.S. Air Force, US
Review Panelist
T. Reddoch, EPRI, US
Review Panelist
K. Thaker, Idaho National Laboratory, US
2:50RISE Innovation Challenge IIAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Michael Wu, RISE Consortium, US
2:50A simple means to Boost low voltage batteries to high voltage DC using GoE-C
N. Campbell, Go Electric Inc, US
3:00Reliable Microgrids for Remote Facilities using Fleet Vehicles
C. Brower, Custom Electronics, Inc., US
3:10BlockEnergy
G. Oppedahl, Emera Technologies, US
3:20Waste Powered Energy Microgrid
D. Robau, National Energy USA, LLC, US
3:30Tactical Wheeled Intelligent (Li-ion 6T (MIL-PRF-32565) Compliant Battery) Charger (TWICâ„¢) and Maintenance System
M. Mendez, TRIDEC Services, Inc., US
3:40Rechargeable zinc manganese dioxide batteries
G. Cowles, Urban Electric Power, Inc., US
3:50Mainspring Linear Generator
P. Stoecklein, Mainspring Energy, Inc., US
Review Panelist
S. Burke, Ecospherics, US
Review Panelist
E. Griesenbrock, U.S. Air Force, US
Review Panelist
T. Reddoch, EPRI, US
Review Panelist
K. Thaker, Idaho National Laboratory, US
4:00RISE Innovation Challenge Closing Remarks & Awards PresentationAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Michael Wu, RISE Consortium, US
RISE Awards Presentation
C. Van Metre, ATI, US
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall AB

Tuesday October 19

8:30Keynotes - Defense, Innovation, ResilienceWoodrow Wilson A
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect, US
8:40Defense TechConnect and Operational Energy & Logistics (OE&L)
MajGen. Maxwell, U.S. Department of Defense, US
8:55Defense TechConnect
L. Sanders, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), US
9:15Resilient Infrastructure + Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium™
M. Wu, RISE Consortium, US
Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations, Energy, and Environment
P. Farnan, U.S. Army, US
Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), Energy Division
B. Richardson, DIU, US
9:40SBIR/STTR Keynote Panel: How NSF, DOE, and SBA are Supporting the Transition of your R&DWoodrow Wilson A
Session chair: John Williams, SBA, US
U.S. SBA
B. DeVries, U.S. Small Business Administration, US
National Science Foundation
G. Narcho, National Science Foundation (NSF), US
1:30RISE Resilient Infrastructure & Secure Energy - Member MeetingWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Michael Wu, RISE Consortium, US
C. Van Metre, CEO ATI, US
M. Wu, ExDir RISE Consortium, US
S. Bennett, Air Force Office of Energy Assurance, US
RA. Darling, Director of Operational Energy Innovation, Office of the Secretary of Defense, US
B. Richardson, Director of the Advanced Energy and Materials (AE&M) Portfolio, Defense Innovation Unit, US
K. Bilek, Govmates, US
S. Alexander, Govmates, US
4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session IExpo Hall AB

Wednesday October 20

4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session IIExpo Hall AB
 

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