ETC Event: Meet the Labs

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This is a unique opportunity in Southern Maryland to meet Tech Transfer and Small Business Innovation Research program representatives from major federal laboratories.

Register here for ‘Meet the Labs’ Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ‘Meet the Labs’ is co-hosted by Energetics Technology Center and the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer. The event, sponsored by the Rural Maryland Council, will be held at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California, MD. The program will consist of panel discussions on Technology Transfer and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program by subject matter experts from NASA, USDA, DOE, NAWCAD, NIST, NSWC IHEODTD, and ARL. Network with the agencies during lunch. Federal Gov’t employees attend at no cost. To register click the green ‘Tickets’ button

We are excited to have the following organizations as exhibitors: USDA, FLC, NIST, NASA, TEDCO, and Profile LLC.

Program Agenda: (click here to download a PDF copy of the Agenda)

10:00 Welcome Remarks — Energetics Technology Center — John Millemaci

10:05 Introduction of Panel — Federal Laboratory Consortium (Co-Host) — Robert Griesbach

10:15 Panel I — Working with Federal Laboratories — Tech Transfer Panelists

Robert Griesbach, Ph.D., Department of Agriculture (Moderator) — Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Technology Transfer – Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Richard Tarr, Business Development and CSA Program Manager – Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division

Paul Zielinski, Director, Technology Partnerships Office – National Institue for Standards and Technology

AnnMarie B. Martin, Chief (A) Technology Transfer & Outreach – Army Research Laboratory

Chanette Armstrong, Director, Office of Technology Transitions – U.S. Department of Energy

Darryl Mitchell, Assistant Chief, Strategic Partnerships Office – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

11:15 Q & A Session

11:30 Lunch Break, Networking, Exhibit Tables

12:30 Introduction of Panel — Donna Attick

12:40 Panel II — SBIR Grant Proposal Writing: Putting Your Best Foot Forward : SBIR Panelists

Donna Attick, SBIR Project Manager (Moderator) – U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command

Charles Cleland, Ph.D., SBIR National Program Leader – USDA/National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Manny Oliver, Director, SBIR/STTR Programs Office – U.S. Department of Energy

Carl Gotzmer, Ph.D., SES/ST Chief Scientist for Weapons Technology – Naval Surface Warfare Center, IHEODTD

Paul Zielinski, Director, Technology Partnerships Office – National Institute for Standards and Technology

1:40 Q & A Session

1:55 Rural Maryland Council Wrap Up Remarks — Meredith Donaho

2:00 Adjourn


Tue, Sep 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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