SBIR/STTR Events Calendar

The event listings below are for convenience only and does not constitute endorsement by the Navy SBIR/STTR Program.

Event titles with indicate Navy SBIR participation.

Oct 3 - 5
SBIR/STTR Innovation SummitTampa
The SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit is similar to the National SBIR Conferences in that it is supported by most of the SBIR/STTR agencies. This means you have the opportunity to learn directly from many of the SBIR program managers, and can schedule 1 on 1 meetings with them (subject to availability).

This event is also a great place to network with primes, universities and other small businesses.

Contact: info - 697-8849
Oct 3 - 5
Defense Energy Innovation Summit & ShowcaseTampa
Join the global community of business, government, military and development leaders addressing the military's innovation needs.

Attendees range from DOD and military leadership, corporate and technology executives, project finance investors, technology developers, members of the media and implementers across all sectors of the traditional energy, cyber, medical, materials & defense system communities.

Contact: Info - 697-8849
Oct 22 - 25
LES 2017 Annual MeetingChicago
This year's Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago on October 22-25. The theme is "Harnessing Change, Advancing Intellectual Business Practices in Today's World.

The IP Community is operating in an environment of change ranging from issues related to business practices to political, legislative and judicial unknowns. LES is even experiencing change within our own Society.

Contact: n/a - n/an/a
Nov 14 - 15
FLC Mid-Atlantic Regional MeetingRockville
This year’s meeting will center on strengthening continued efforts to accelerate innovation and grow lasting business partnerships in the regions. Learn the latest T2 strategies and share regional progress and successes with your fellow T2 professionals.
Contact: Alexandra Springer - aspringer@talley.comn/a
Dec 4 - 7
Defense Manufacturing ConferenceTampa
You are invited to attend the Defense Manufacturing Conference (DMC) scheduled for December 4-7, 2017 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. The DMC Conference will be conducted simultaneously with the Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) Conference. You will also be able to attend the concurrent DMSMS Conference at no additional expense, giving you access to more technical information for the same travel cost. The expanded Exhibit Hall will include all the leading organizations from both the DMC and DMSMS communities. This event provides the opportunity to network, reach customers, and learn the latest in industry trends.
Contact: info - ttapia@utcdayton.comn/a
Dec 13
DoD Navy SBIR/STTR Innovation Summitalbuquerque
For the first time, the Navy's NAVSEA and NAVAIR programs will be sending a delegation of SBIR/STTR program representatives to Albuquerque to participate in the inaugural DoD Navy SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit (Innovation Summit), hosted by the NM FAST program at Arrowhead Center.
Contact: Dana Catron - (link sends e-mail)n/a
Jan 22 - 24
Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2018San Francisco
Now in its 16th year, Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2018 will once again be a true kick off for your year – mark your calendars for January 22-24, 2018!

For our 16th Forum, we are building the theme around the idea of “next generations.” Expect insights on where the next generation of technologies might take the industrial landscape, hear from the newest generation of investment vehicles, and expect to meet CEOs who are representing how the next generation of entrepreneurs are shaping up.

Contact: info - forums@cleantech.comn/a
Apr 9 - 11
Sea-Air-Space 2018 - International Maritime ExpositionNational Harbor (DC Area)
Sea-Air-Space 2018 will take place at the Gaylord National Convention Center, National Harbor, MD April 9-11 2018.

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League's mission of maritime policy education and sea service support. The Sea-Air-Space Exposition will continue to support the mission of the Navy League and lead the way as "THE" Exposition to attend each year to display the most current information and technology relevant to maritime policy.

Contact: Info - lclick@navyleague.orgn/a
May 13 - 16
TechConnect World Innovation ConferenceAnaheim
The TechConnect World Innovation Conference is an annual event uniquely designed to accelerate the commercialization of innovations out of the lab and into industry. The Technical Program spotlights applications focused innovations, materials and devices emerging from industrial, government and academic laboratories worldwide. The Innovation Partnering Program gathers market-ready, commercially-viable, innovations into the largest global technology accelerator program.

Early-stage companies are reviewed and selected by our board of corporate and investment partners. Technical submissions are reviewed and selected by our symposium chairs and program review committee.

The 2018 TechConnect World Innovation event encompasses the 2018 SBIR/STTR National Conference, and Nanotech2018 – the world’s largest nanotechnology event.

Contact: Sarah Wenning - wenning@techconnect.orgn/a
Aug 7 - 8
Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement EventSan Diego
The purpose of the Department of the Navy Gold Coast is to provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist businesses, especially small businesses, in working with the government, primarily the Department of Defense.

NDIA is working to bring Informative and motivating speakers to present topics of interest regarding working with the government, specifically the Department of the Navy. Plan on attending exciting and relevant general/plenary and break-out sessions. Visit over 250 industry and government exhibitors along with dozens of posters containing company information and opportunities. There will also be plenty of opportunities for networking.

Contact: n/a -

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