DELIVERING ENERGY INNOVATION
TO OUR NATIONAL DEFENSE

Join global innovation, business and defense leadership 
as they accelerate state-of-art technology solutions 
in support of national security and the warfighter.

OPERATIONAL   •   INSTALLATION   •   RESILIENCE   •   SECURITY


PROGRAM SUBMISSIONS

Now Accepting Panels & Abstracts - due August 14

Submit your abstract or panel proposal for review and consideration. Selected panels will be provided registration waivers for all confirmed panelists. Submitted abstracts will be considered for poster presentation.
Submissions due August 14.

DEFENSE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE

Announcing a $100M Rapid
Prototype Funding Authority
seeking technologies aligned
with DOD infrastructure,
operational and warfighter needs

Submit your technology for review and consideration today. Selected innovations will have the opportunity to present and  showcase their technology to U.S. Military, Corporate & Investment leadership in Austin, Texas.

Submissions - Due Sept. 18th
Detailed topics & focus areas:

  • Grid Solutions
  • Power Generation
  • Energy Storage
  • Transportation
  • Buildings & Bases
  • Efficiency Solutions
  • Waste & Water
  • Energy Security

 

INNOVATION PROSPECTING

DoDIACs and NSTXL Logos

In collaboration with the DODIACs and NSTXL, the Defense Innovation - Technology Acceleration Challenges (DI-TAC) represent a new innovation acceleration model to rapidly prospect, vet and fund state-of-art technologies in alignment with war-fighter needs (through a recently approved $100M Transaction Authority). Join this unique innovation process and ecosystem, rapidly matching key DOD problems-sets with the best technology solutions world-wide. Registration Opening in May.

ENERGY INNOVATION EXPO

Expo Floor Picture

Exhibit your company or technology to key military and corporate leadership prospecting for national security, defense infrastructure, and warfighter needs.

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PAST SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS

Miranda A.A. Ballentine The Honorable 
Miranda A.A. Ballentine

Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment, and Energy, US Air Force
Jim Caley Colonel Jim Caley
Director, Expeditionary Energy Office, US Marine Corps
James Goudreau Captain James Goudreau
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Energy , US Navy
Roberto Guerrero Roberto Guerrero
Deputy Asst. Sec. of the Air Force for Energy, Office of the Asst. Sec.of the Air Force for Installations, Environment & Logistics, US Air Force
Richard Kidd Richard Kidd IV
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Energy & Sustainability), US Army
Dennis McGinn Honorable Dennis McGinn
Assistant Secretary of the Navy Energy, Installations & Environment, US Navy
Edward Thomas Morehouse, Jr. Edward Thomas Morehouse, Jr.
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense, Operational Energy Plans and Programs, US Department of Defense
Ron Baker Ron Baker
Distinguished Engineer Chief Architect for Smarter Cities & Operations, IBM
Christopher Zember Christopher Zember
Director, Information Analysis Centers, Office of the Asst. Sec. of Defense, Research and Engineering, DOD

ADDITIONAL PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Defense Energy Innovation

3-day focused program aligning DOD installation and operational needs with state-of-art technology solutions,  commercial ready systems, utility and corporate development interests and both federal and private investment leadership. Join this 3rd annual prospecting program and 6th annual Defense Energy Technology Challenge.

Defense Medical Innovation

Join defense and civilian medical innovation leadership in a 2-day technology prospecting program,  matching warfighter and battlefield medical needs with state-of-art technology solutions from around the world. Solutions representing dual-use applications between the civilian and military medical technology needs will be showcased
in Austin.

America's Largest Seed-Fund

Join us in Austin at the SBIR/STTR Defense Innovation Program, representing over $2.5 billion un-diluted seed funding. If you’re an innovator, entrepreneur, researcher, or small technology firm, don’t miss this opportunity in-depth understanding of agency technology funding priorities, and one-on-one meetings with high level decision makers.

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

2014 CHALLENGE SPONSORS & PARTNERS


NSTXL National Grid Austin Energy Boeing Lockeed Martin Barrbaricum
 
Honeywell Johnson Controls Siemens ABB AECOM edf
 
Hitachi Rec Solar Trimark Jackson Walker American Vanadium Cassiday and Associates
 
Elbit Systems esri Sun Edison pwc HECO Sempra
 
enphase Eurus Energy firstwind HawaiiGas NEC Energy Solutions Perkins Coie

2014 AGENCY PARTNERS


DOD
Dept. of Defense
ARMY
Army
AIRFORCE
Air Force
DTRA
Defense Threat
Reduction Agency
SOCOM
Special Operations
Command
DOE
Dept. of Energy
 
NSF
National
Science Foundation
epa
Environmental
Protection Agency
DARPA
Defense Advanced
Research Projects Agency
NAVY
Navy
CBD
Chemical &
Biological Defense
DHS
Dept. of
Homeland Security
 
MDA
Missile Defense Agency
DoD IACs
Department of Defense
Information Analysis Centers
USDA
Dept. of Agriculture
Nasa
National Aeronautics
and Space Administration
   

2014 SUPPORTING PARTNERS


ati Austin Chamber Austin Technology Council Bloomberg CCET CleanTX
 
DoD Power Energy and Propulsion ESA EDF Energy Institute NAATBatt NAVSEA
 
Next Generation Photovoltaics Center Operation FREE Power Across Texas SBIR STTR  
 
Solar Austin SPEER Texas Ranch Texans For Economic Progress Texam A&M Energy Institute Texas Entreprenuer Network