Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Mid-Atlantic Advanced SBIR/STTR Workshop
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Center for Innovative Technology
2214 Rock Hill Rd.
Herndon, VA , 20170
This advanced SBIR / STTR workshop presents strategic advice to current and prospective phase I SBIR/STTR award recipients to better position themselves for successful Phase II and Phase III opportunities. Hear from industry experts, learn about the new rules in SBIR/STTR, develop strategies to secure sole source contracts, insights into effective collaboration partnerships, learn about the special programs available to Phase I and Phase II SBIR/STTR firms, and more. Space is limited.
8:00AM - 8:30AM — Check-in with Bagels & Coffee
8:30AM — Welcome and Introductions Robert Brooke, Dir. Federal Funding Program, CIT
8:40AM - 11:00AM — Managing your Phase I Strategically for Follow On Funding
Presented by: John Davis, SBIR Resource Center
Follow-on Opportunities for SBIR/STTR Awards
Managing Projects to Improve Your Follow-On Chances
Effective Federal Cost Proposal Development – Necessary for Phase II and Phase III
Technology Commercialization Challenges in the Federal Marketplace
The SBIR/STTR Sole Source Advantage – Leveraging your SBIR/STTR to secure large federal awards
11:00AM - 12:30PM — SBIR Program Managers “Phase II & III Planning” Panel 1
Hear from SBIR program managers of several “User Agencies”. Learn what strategies work, what assistance programs are available, and keys to writing effective Phase II proposals in today’s competitive landscape.
John Williams, Navy SBIR/STTR Program Director (Confirmed
Chris Rinaldi, Dept. of Defense (Confirmed)
Cynthia Firman, NASA SBIR/STTR Program, (Confirmed)
Carl Hebron, Dept. of Energy SBIR Program, (Confirmed)
12:30PM - 1:15 PM — Networking LUNCH (provided)
1:15PM - 2:15 PM — SBIR SBIR Program Managers “Phase II & III Planning” Panel 2
Frank Barros, Homeland Security (Confirmed)
Ed Metz, Dept. of Education (Confirmed)
Steven Konsek, National Science Foundation (Confirmed)
Lenka Fedorkova, National Institutes of Health (Confirmed)
2:15PM - 3:15 PM — Securing Collaboration Partners – how to, what you need, and why so imperative.
Presented by John Davis, SBIR Resource Center and Dave Metzger, Arnold and Porter
3:15PM - 3:30PM — BREAK
3:30PM - 4:15PM — The All Important Patent Decision – Should I or Shouldn’t I?
An examination of basic decision processes for SBIR / STTR projects related to the patent process. What is allowable and not allowable in the patent process for your SBIR/STTR? How should you proceed? How do new laws impact your decisions?
Presented by Dave Metzger, Arnold and Porter
4:15PM - 5:00PM — Implications of The New SBIR/STTR Rules – A look at the new rules from a legal perspective and a business perspective. What are the new rules, what they mean, and how to use them to your advantage.
Presented by Dave Metzger, Arnold & Porter and John Davis, SBIR Resource Center
5:00PM — Closing Remarks
Center for Innovative Technology, 2214 Rock Hill Rd., Herndon, VA 20170
Virginia Based Technology Firms: $75 per person
Non-Virginia Based Technology Firms: $125 per person
All others (service providers, consultants, prime contractors, etc.): $200 per person
Sponsorship Tables Available: $750 per table (Limited number available. Includes 2 booth staff, six foot draped table, attendee list)
Hyatt House - minutes from CIT
HYATT House Sterling/Dulles Airport-North
45520 Dulles Plaza, Sterling, Virginia 20166
$135 per night
Robert Brooke, Director, Federal Funding Programs, CIT
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