Defense TechConnect Conference & Expo

OCTOBER 8-10, 2019 | NATIONAL HARBOR, MD

2019 DEFENSE INNOVATION PROGRAM

INNOVATION INDUSTRY INVESTMENT SECURITY

 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019   Registration 11:00am – 6:00pm

Time Registration (11:00 - 6:00). Monday Workshops (require additional fee, 1:00 - 5:00)

1:00 - 5:00

DOD 101 for Private Sector Innovators - Funding Routes & Access (Workshop) Artificial Intelligence for IoT connected devices ~ Smart City & Smart Bases Use Cases (Workshop) Smart City 101 - Pathways to Effective Smart City Projects (Workshop)

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2019   Registration 7:00am – 6:00pm

Time Innovation Energy AI/Big Data/Analytics Biotech and Medical Cyber & Resilience SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit

8:30-8:35 Welcome and Singing of National Anthem. Chief Master Sgt Christine Adamick Germain, Soprano Vocalist and Superintendent of the Singing Sergeants, The United States Air Force Band, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C.

Keynotes
8:30-10:00 DOD Innovation Leadership - Keynote Program
  • Honorable James "Hondo" Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition (ASN (RD&A))
  • Lisa Sanders, Science & Technology Advisor, USSOCOM
  • DOD Innovation Keynote Panel
    • Honorable Ellen Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S)
    • Captain Steven Lauver, US Air Force, Director, Technology Accelerators, AFWERX
    • Lisa Sanders, S&T Advisor, USSOCOM
    • Troy Warshel, Director of Current Operations Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy
    • Colonel Lawrence Pleis USMC (Ret), Strategy and Programs Office, CENTCOM
    • U.S. Army Medical Materiel (invited)
    • Moderator: Jennifer Rocha, Executive Director-Innovation Programs, TechConnect
SBIR Workshops (additional registration required)

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

Sessions
10:30-11:45 Defense Innovation & Funding I Energy and Logistics in Theater DOD AI Strategy DOD Innovation Spotlight: U.S. Army Medical Materiel Cyber Resilience for National Security SBIR Workshops (additional fee required)

11:45-1:00 Lunch (on own)

Sessions & Challenges
1:00-2:00 Defense Innovation & Funding II Defense Energy Technology Challenge I Big Data/AI Technology Challenge I Defense Medical Technology Challenge I Cyber Innovation Challenge I SBIR Workshops (additional fee required)


2:15-3:15 Defense Innovation & Funding III Defense Energy Technology Challenge II Big Data/AI Technology Challenge II Defense Medical Technology Challenge II Cyber Innovation Challenge II SBIR Workshops (additional fee required)

3:00-6:00 SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (U.S. based organizations only, advance or onsite sign up required), Expo Hall
3:00-6:00
Defense Innovation, SBIR/STTR Showcase and Smart Cities Expo, Demos, & Reception: Expo Hall

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2019   Registration 7:00am – 6:00pm

Time City Innovation Energy VR/AR Biotech and Medical C5ISR SBIR Innovation Summit

Keynotes
8:30-10:00 Joint DTC-SBIR/STTR Keynotes
  • Daryl Haegley, Control Systems Cybersecurity, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Helen Greiner, Army HQE Robotics, Autonomous Systems, and AI, ASAALT
  • Small Business and Working with the DOD Keynote Panel: Lead: Nagesh Rao, U.S. Small Business Administration

10:00-10:30 Coffee Break

Sessions
10:30 - 11:45 Show Me the Money: Innovative Funding Programs for Defense-Related Technologies Large Format Energy Storage In Defense Applications Applications of AR/VR in the Military BioTech Security for the DOD C5ISR R&D Programs for the Networked Soldier SBIR/STTR Agency Briefings

10:30 - 12:00 SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (U.S. based organizations only, advance or onsite sign up required), Expo Hall

11:45-1:00 Lunch (On Own)

Sessions & Challenges
1:00 - 2:00 Creating Smart Infrastructure for Smart Vehicles Defense Energy Technology Challenge III VR/AR Innovation Challenge I Defense Medical Technology Challenge III C5ISR Innovation Challenge I SBIR/STTR Agency Briefings

1:00 - 5:00 SBIR/STTR Agency One-on-One Meetings (U.S. based organizations only, advance or onsite sign up required), Expo Hall

2:15 - 3:15 How to use data to build digital services for enhanced citizen engagement Defense Energy Technology Challenge IV VR/AR Innovation Challenge II Defense Medical Technology Challenge IV C5ISR Innovation Challenge II SBIR/STTR Agency Briefings

3:00 - 5:00 Defense Innovation, SBIR/STTR Showcase and Smart Cities Expo, Demos, & Reception. Poster Session
 


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019   Registration 7:00am – 6:00pm

Time Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Mobility and Transportation AI, Data, Networks City Innovation SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit


Sessions & Challenges
9:00 - 9:55 Advanced Materials for Defense The Modern Military Base – Realizing the Operational Advantages of Autonomous Vehicles Cloud vs. Fog: The Infrastructure of Advanced Networks City Innovation Spotlights SBIR/STTR Topic Session: Phase 0-Phase I

10:00-10:55 Materials & Manufacturing Challenge I Mobility and Transportation Innovation Challenge I AI in a Time of Crisis: How Aurora, Illinois, Leveraged Data Analytics to Help Manage a Mass Shooting Smart Waste and Recycling – The Future of Urban Sustainability SBIR/STTR Topic Session: Phase II

11:00 - 12:00 Materials & Manufacturing Challenge II Mobility and Transportation Innovation Challenge II Using Civic Data Responsibly Getting to Smart - Maximizing your Buildings SBIR/STTR Topic Session: Phase III and Beyond

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch - Networking on Own

2:00 - 4:00 Defense Innovation Leadership - Closing Reception

 
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 - WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 9, 2019

For information on exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities: please contact Christopher Erb at +1.781.910.7778


 

 

 

 
 

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