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ABOUT THE SBIR CONFERENCE


SBIR/STTR programs are the nation's largest source of early stage / high risk R&D funding for small business. At this conference you’ll learn how to participate and compete for funding in these two programs that encourage small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) and to commercialize your technological innovations.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES


Interact with government SBIR/STTR program managers and staff, industry leaders and veteran SBIR/STTR awardees to learn how to access SBIR/STTR, build partnerships, and create successful commercialization strategies. Opportunities include Roundtable discussions, 1-on-1 meetings, and Conference sessions. SBIR Conference attendees receive online access to 1-1 SBIR Meeting Site.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE


Fall National SBIR/STTR Summit Attendees have several participation options:
>> Register to Attend the Conference
>> View the Agenda
>> Innovation Showcase and SBIR Pavilion
>> Training Sessions
>> One-on-One Meetings with SBIR Agencies
>> Agency Profiles and Areas of Interest

CO-LOCATED EVENTS


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CONFERENCE • NOVEMBER. 11-13 • AUSTIN

2014 NATIONAL SBIR CONFERENCE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:


John Williams
John Williams
U.S. Navy
  Matthew Portnoy
Matthew Portnoy
National Institutes of Health
  Edsel Brown
Edsel Brown
U.S. Small Business Administration
  Lenka Fedorkova
Lenka Fedorkova
National Institutes of Health
April Richards
April Richards
EPA
 Manny Oliver
Manny Oliver
U.S. Department of Energy
  Larry Pollack
Larry Pollack
Chem-Bio Defense
  Murali Nair
Murali Nair
Program Director, NSF
Sikora
David Sikora
USAF
 Clague
Mary Clague
DOC/NIST
  Tracy Frost
Tracy Frost
OSD
  Kenyatta Wesley
Kenyatta Wesley
DoD OSBP
Ed Metz
Ed Metz
DoEd
 Susan Nichols
Susan Nichols
DARPA
  Bonny Heet
Bonny Heet
USSOCOM
  Scott Dockum
Scott Dockum
USDA
Melissa Wong
Melissa Wong
DOT
 Lisa Sobolewski
Lisa Sobolewski
DHS
  Alan Rhodes
Alan Rhodes
NOAA
  Prakash Balan
Prakash Balan
NSF
Melissa Wong
Sloan Armstrong
MDA
 Jameson
Ed Jameson
Jameson & Company LLC
  Sloan Armstrong
Joseph Grant
NASA
  Jim Greenwood
Jim Greenwood
Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc.
Pucci
John Pucci
US Army SBIR
 Christopher Rinaldi
Christopher Rinaldi
U.S. Department of Defense SBIR-STTR
  Tracy Frost
Tracy Frost
OSD
  Soriano
Jesus Soriano
SBIR/STTR, National Science Foundation
Pucci
Clara Asmail
NIST
 Ed Metz
Ed Metz
SBIR, U.S. Department of Education
  Jere Glover
Jere Glover
Seidman and Associates

OSD
  Soriano
Jesus Soriano
SBIR/STTR, National Science Foundation

PARTICIPATING OFFICES INCLUDE:


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

In Partnership with:
Texas Wide Open For Business      Workforce Solutions Capital Area      Texas Workforce Commission

Platinum Sponsor:   
National Grid

Premier Partners:      In Partnership with:   
austin energy NSTXL JacksonWalker CTSI
Silver Sponsor:   

 
Boeing   Lockheed Martin
 
Supporting Partners:   

AEE Texas     logo     ati

    Austin Chamber     atC
    ati
BioAustin
  Central Texas RCIC   CleanTX

       
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