2012 SBIR/STTR OREGON NATIONAL CONFERENCE Agenda

 

 

Day One – Tuesday November 13th 2012

SBIR/STTR National Conference “Crack the Code”

7:00 am – 5:30 pm Registration Open

12:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibits Area Open

7:30 -8:30

Breakfast (included)

8:30 – 9:30

Welcome & Conference Opening

9:30 – 10:30

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:    SBIR Reauthorization, Policy Directive and Program Overview:   Sean Greene

10:45-12:00

BASIC  AGENCY OVERVIEWS for first time and returning applicants (breakouts)

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch (included)   

  1:15 – 4:15

Extended Agency Updates by individual program managers (20 minutes per agency)  DOD, DOE,  DOT, USDA, DHS, NASA, NSF EPA DOC- NIST and NOAA, Department of Education

 4:15 -  5:15

Speed Dating – Network for Connections and Opportunities

 5:30 -  7:00

Poster Session – Evening Reception, Exhibit area

 

 

 Day Two – Wednesday November 14th 2012

SBIR/STTR National Conference “Crack the Code”

7:00 am – 5:30 pm Registration Open

12:00 – 6:00 pm Exhibits Area Open

7:30 -8:30

 Breakfast (included)

8:30 – 9:00

Day 2 Opening Remarks  

9:00- 10:00

PLENARY SESSION:  Interpreting recent legislation for the SBIR Community

10:15-11:00

PLENARY:  Future trends and opportunities in SBIR technologies

11:00-12:00

INDIVIDUAL TECHNOLOGY TRACKS (Concurrent breakout sessions)

DEFENSE

Updates from major DOD departments

CLEAN ENERGY

Panel Discussion: Partnering with Large Companies for Energy Technology Commercialization

MEDICAL/BIOSCIENCE

Panel Discussion:  Medical Device Technology:  SBIR Success stories

SBIR SKILLS

 Proposal Preparation and Accounting Skills

10:30-12:00, 1:00-4:00

One-on-Ones with individual Agency PM’s – (Scheduled in Advance)

12:00-1:00

LUNCH KEYNOTE SPEAKER (TBD)  - Lunch included

1:00–2:00

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

PANEL DISCUSSION on diversity in SBIR

SBIR SKILLS Proposal preparartion and Data Rights

2:00 -  3:00

INDIVIDUAL TECHNOLOGY TRACKS

DEFENSE

Success story topics in UAV’s and Cybersecurity

CLEAN ENERGY

Success stories  in selected SBIR related topics

MEDICAL/ BIOSCIENCE

Success stories and trends in Digitization of Health Care and Personalized Medicine

SBIR SKILLS

The review and evaluation process

 3:15-  4:15

Partnering with Prime Contractors (Panel Discussion;)

SBIR SKILLS Waste Fraud & Abuse

 4:15 -  5:00

Speed Dating – Network for Connections and Opportunities 

                 

 

 

Day Three - Thursday November 15th 2012

SBIR/STTR National Conference “Crack the Code”

7:30 -8:30

Continental Breakfast  (included)

8:30 – 9:00

Breakfast Keynote:  TBD

915: 10:15

PARTNERING with UNIVERSITIES panel discussion 

11:00-12:00

Partnering with  FEDERAL LABORATORIES  panel discussion 

12:00 – 1:00

LUNCH PRESENTATION:  Future Technology Trends (lunch included)

1:00-2:30

Breakout Presentations to Focus on RESOURCES for SBIR Companies, TRANSITIONS beyond SBIR, General Technology COMMERCIALIZATION.Topics to include Funding Options, State Resources,Commercialization phases & models, manufacturing resources.

 2:30 –  3:15

Recap and Closing