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** Wednesday May 15 **

Plenary Session:

SBIR/STTR 101 - The Ins and Outs of Both Programs:
John Williams - Navy    Combined Presentation
Matthew Portnoy - NIH

Concurrent Sessions:

[Track 1 - Large Non-DOD SBIR/STTR Programs: DOE, NASA, NIH, NSF]


Session 3. 10:15 - DOE, NASA, NIH and NSF Program Summary
Lenka Fedorkova - NIH Presentation
Manny Oliver - DOE Presentation
Rich Leshner - NASA N/A
Joe Hennessey - NSF Presentation

[Track 2. - DOD Components SBIR/STTR Programs]

Session 4. 10:15 - DOD SBIR/STTR Program Elements
Chris Rinaldi - OSD OSBP Presentation

Session 5. 10:35 - DOD Service/Component Summary
Air Force Presentation
John Pucci - Army Presentation
Doug Deason - MDA Presentation
John Williams - Navy Presentation
Teresa Puretz - OSD Presentation

[Track 3. - Smaller Agency SBIR Programs: EPA, DHS, DOAg, DOEd, DOT, NIST, NOAA]

Session 6. 10:15 - Agency Program Summary
Elissa Sobolewski - DHS Presentation
April Richards - EPA Presentation
Mary Clague - NIST Presentation
Kelly Wright - NOAA Presentation
Melissa Wong - DOT Presentation
Ed Metz - DOEd Presentation
Vanessa Tesoriero - DOEd NIDRR Presentation
Charles Cleland - USDA Presentation

[Track 1. Commercialization & Partnering (Non-DOD Focus)]

Session 7. 1:15 - Non-DOD Agency Commercialization Programs and Expectations
Manny Oliver - DOE Presentation

Session 8. 2:05 - Developing Strong Commercialization (Transition) Plans
No Presentations

Session 9. 3:15 - Forming Partnerships with Large Firms (Non-DOD firms)
Partnership Panel Presentation

Session 10. 4:05 - Forming Partnerships: Universities, Federal Labs, FFRDCs
J. Susan Sprake - Los Alamos National Laboratory Presentation
Dr. Jag Sankar - North Carolina A&T State U Presentation
Tom Donnellan - Penn State U Applied Research Laboratory Presentation

[Track 2. DOD Services and Components SBIR/STTR Programs]

Session 11. 1:15 - What Are the Elements of Winning DOD Phase I and II Proposals?
No Presentations

Session 12. 2:05 - DOD Commercialization Readiness Program
Air Force Presentation
John Pucci - Army Presentation
Lee Ann Boyer - Navy Presentation

Session 13. 3:15 - Partnering With DOD Prime Contractors
Craig Owens - Lockheed Presentation

Session 14. 4:05 - What Should I Know About the DOD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)?
Dan Cundiff - OSD Presentation
Bob Smith - Navy Presentation

[Track 3. Application & Evaluation (Non-DOD)]

Session 15. 1:15 - How Do I Apply For a Grant Using “Grants.gov”?
Matt Portnoy - NIH
Carl Hebron - DOE
Catherine Henry, Grow Emerging Companies LLC
Combined Presentations

Session 16. 2:05 - What Constitutes a Winning Proposal for Granting Agencies?
No Presentations

Session 17. 3:15 - Does My Technology Have Varied Agency Applications? Find Out!
Mark Druy - Physical Sciences Inc. Presentation
Fred Lisy - Orbital Inc. Presentation
Frank Toth - Northern Virginia PTAC Presentation

** Thursday May 16 **

[Track 1. Operational Hurdles and Legal Issues Faced By Small Businesses]

Session 18. 08:15 - What Should I Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?
Presentations Not Available

Session 19. 09:05 - Data Rights How Does SBIR/STTR Differ From Other Programs?
Dave Metzger - Arnold & Porter LLP Presentation

Session 20. 10:15 - What Should I Know About ITAR?
Michael E. Ginsberg - Arnold & Porter LLP Presentation
Derrick Shack - Navy Presentation

Session 21. 11:05 - What Are My Options in Developing a Manufacturing Competency?
Clara Asmail - NIST / MEP Presentation
Tony Mulligan - Hydronalix Inc. Presentation
Craig Owens - Lockheed Martin Aero Presentation

[Track 2. How successful Small Businesses Have used the SBIR and STTR Programs]

Session 22. 08:15 - Small Firms Discuss the Keys to Their DOD SBIR Program Success
No Presentations

Session 23. 09:05 - Small Firms Discuss Keys to Their Non-DOD SBIR Program Success
No Presentations

Session 24. 10:15 - Pre-Award Accounting Systems
Christopher Andrezze - DCAA Presentation

Session 25. 11:05 - What SBIR/STTR Support is Available at State, Regional or Local Levels?
Ray Friesenhahn - TechLink Presentation

[Track 3. Miscellaneous Issues and Success Stories]

Session 26. 08:15 - Changes to SBIR Size Standard & Certification
SBA Presentation

Session 27. 09:05 - How Do I Approach Potential Investors?
No Presentations

Session 28. 10:15 - Outreach to Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses
Presentations Not Available


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