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DAY-AT-A-GLANCE | DETAILED PROGRAM

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Program is Subject to Change

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am (EDT) Keynotes
  Welcome Remarks and Joint TechConnect Business, Defense TechConnect, and SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit Keynotes
  • Welcome Remarks: Jennifer Rocha, Executive Director-Innovation Programs, TechConnect
  • Honorable Hondo Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition), U.S. Navy
  • Amy Murray, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy and Small Business Director for the Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), U.S. Department of Defense
  • Roberto Guerrero, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Operational Energy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, U.S. Air Force
  • Brigadier General Michael Talley, Commanding General, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command
  • Rick Quade, Director, Innovation, Technology Requirements, and Test & Evaluation, Office of the Chief of Navy Operations, OPNAV N94, U.S. Navy
11:00am - 11:30am (EDT) Networking: 1-1 Video Chats, Visit Partner Profiles
  Sessions












Open Innovation Defense Innovation SBIR Innovation Operational Innovation
11:30am - 12:15pm (EDT) Advanced Materials I: Gore, Henkel & Innovation Spotlights Advances in Remote Telemedicine to Address Covid-19 and Germ Warfare Agency Briefings Energy Imperatives for the DoD
12:15pm - 1:30pm (EDT) Break, 1-1 Video Chats, Visit Innovation Partner & Showcase Profiles
  Sessions
1:30pm 2:15pm (EDT) Defense: Sea, Air, and Space Innovation Spotlights

BioMedical I: Innovation Spotlights

Agency Briefings Defense: Sea, Air, and Space Innovation Spotlights
2:15pm - 3:00pm (EDT) Networking & Break, 1-1 Video Chats, Visit Innovation Partner & Showcase Profiles
2:15pm - 3:00pm (EDT) SBIR/STTR Agency Meet and Greet at Virtual Profiles
3:00pm - 3:45pm (EDT) Advanced Materials II: Owens Corning, SABIC
& Innovation Spotlights
SBIR 101
Biotech & Medical I: Medtronic, MedForeSight, LLC Operational Energy & Logistics Keynotes (all Attendees welcome)
3:45pm - 4:30pm (EDT) Biotech/Medical II: Innovation Spotlights Logistics in a Contested Environment Agency Briefings Logistics in a Contested Environment

Logistics Innovation Spotlights (4:30pm -5:00pm)
4:00pm - 4:45pm (EDT)  SBIR/STTR Agency Meet and Greet at Virtual Profiles
4:45pm - 6:00pm (EDT) Poster Session - View Posters
4:45pm - 6:00pm (EDT) Networking via 1-1 Video Chats. Visit SBIR/STTR Agency, Partner & Showcase Profiles
 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am (EDT) Keynotes
  Welcome to Day 2 and Joint TechConnect Business, Defense TechConnect, and SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit Keynotes
  • Welcome Remarks: Jennifer Rocha, Executive Director-Innovation Programs, TechConnect
  • Joan Johnson, Executive Director, Director for R&E, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Naval Air Systems Command, U.S. Navy
  • Lisa Sanders, Director, Science & Technology, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
  • Captain Steven Lauver, Director of Technology Accelerators, AFWERX
10:45am - 11:30am (EDT) Networking: 1-1 Video Chats, Visit Partner Profiles
  Sessions












Open Innovation Defense Innovation SBIR Innovation Operational Innovation
11:30am - 12:15pm (EDT) Spotlights, Advanced Materials III: Sherwin-Williams & AGC, Inc. Defense, Energy & Sustainability: Northrop Grumman, ExxonMobil, USINDOPACOM Agency Briefings Defense, Energy & Sustainability: Northrop Grumman, ExxonMobil, USINDOPACOM
12:15pm - 1:30pm (EDT) Break, 1-1 Video Chats, Visit Innovation Partner & Showcase Profiles
  Sessions
1:30pm - 2:15pm (EDT) Advanced Materials IV: Linde, Covestro, Stepan & Innovation Spotlights IDeA Commercialization Hubs: Funding and Support Resources To Help Small Life Sciences Businesses in Underserved Regions SBIR Accounting – How to Avoid Fraud Waste and Abuse Issues DOD Invite-Only Breakout Session (Govt Only)
2:15pm - 3:00pm (EDT) Break, 1-1 Video Chats, Visit Innovation Partner & Showcase Profiles
2:15pm - 3:00pm (EDT) SBIR/STTR Agency Meet and Greet at Virtual Profiles
3:00pm - 3:30pm (EDT) Biotech/Medical III Spotlights Energy (Power and Storage) Innovation Spotlights How to Grow into Adjacent Markets: A Road-Map to Tapping New Revenues, Rejuvenating Business, and Uncovering Customers. Hosted by Larta Institute Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure
4:00pm - 4:30pm (EDT) AI and Data: Innovation Spotlights Energy: Efficiency, Environmental, and Renewables: Innovation Spotlights Working with the Primes Cyber Innovation Spotlights (4:00-4:30)
4:00pm - 4:45pm (EDT) SBIR/STTR Agency Meet and Greet at Virtual Profiles
4:45pm - 6:00pm (EDT) Visit Expo & Innovation Showcase Profiles, 1-1 Video Chat Networking
 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020 
10:00am - 10:30am (EDT) Keynotes
  Welcome to Day 3 and Joint TechConnect Business, Defense TechConnect, and SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit Keynotes
  • Welcome Remarks: Jennifer Rocha, Executive Director-Innovation Programs, TechConnect
  • Mary Evans, Executive Director, USAF Academic Partnership and Engagement Experiment (APEX)
10:30am - 11:15am (EDT) Networking: 1-1 Video Chats, Visit Partner Profiles
  Sessions












Industry, DOD, 5GX, and Smart Cities Innovation Spotlights 5GX Connect & 5G Spotlights
11:15am - 12:00pm (EDT) Smart Cities Startup Roundtable: How Investors and Industry Are Navigating Covid-19 and Tips for Startups Biotech/Medical IV Innovation Spotlights Indiana 5G Zone - Launch & Test Platform Opportunity (Nine Twelve Institute)

AI, Data, and Software Innovation Spotlights
12:00pm - 1:15pm (EDT) Break, 1-1 Video Chats, Visit Innovation Partner, Showcase, and Agencies
1:15pm - 2:00pm (EDT) Spotlights: Sherwin-Williams, AGC, Inc., and Henkel Spotlights: Medtronic, DOD Medical (presented by MedForeSight LLC) Energy/Mobility/Logistics Innovation Spotlights
C5ISR/Electronics/Sensors Innovation Spotlights
5GX Innovation Challenge
  Sessions
2:00pm - 2:45pm (EDT) Spotlights: Linde, Covestro, Stepan, SABIC (2:00 PM -3:00 PM) Working with the Defense Primes AI-Enabled Spectrum Management for 5G and Beyond Smart Cities Startup Challenge

2020 Sponsors & Partners

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2020 SBIR/STTR Agency Partners
 
 

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