DoD invites industry to SBIR Beyond Phase II and Mentor-Protégé Training Week
On July 17, the Department of Defense Office of Small Business Programs posted an invitation to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Beyond Phase II and Mentor-Protégé Training Week (BPIIMPTW18) conference. The conference takes place August 14 to 16, and registration closes on August 3.
The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP) is sponsoring the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Beyond Phase II and Mentor-Protégé Training Week (BPIIMPTW18) conference.
Aug. 14-16, 2018
Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
Register for the conference at http://eventdex.com/bpii-mptw18/. The registration site includes details about the venue, agenda, speakers and matchmaking hosts. The deadline for registering is Aug. 3, 2018.
COLLABORATE. INNOVATE. TRANSITION.
This will be an exciting week! Distinguished speakers will share insights that help small businesses develop innovative solutions and move SBIR technologies beyond Phase II.
Our excellent lineup of speakers includes the Honorable Kevin Fahey, DoD’s Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, and Reza Rofougaran, a pioneer in wireless communications system design.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
• Small businesses
• Large prime contractors
• SBIR Program Managers and key staff
• Rapid Innovation Fund Program Managers
• DoD Mentor-Protégé Program mentors and protégés
• DoD Mentor-Protégé Program Managers
• Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?
In addition to outstanding speakers, this event provides an opportunity for small businesses to network with government subject matter experts and large prime contractors. Small businesses can meet potential mentors and explore opportunities and new initiatives in the development and commercialization of SBIR technologies. During matchmaking sessions, small businesses can meet key personnel from government and industry who support the DoD SBIR, Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) and Mentor-Protégé programs.
If you plan to participate in matchmaking, you will be sent an email with instructions on how to schedule matchmaking sessions. Small businesses can schedule up to five 10-minute matchmaking meetings. Requests for matchmaking meetings are accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Confirmed matchmaking hosts include:
• Aberdeen Proving Ground
• Air Force Mentor-Protégé Program Office
• Air Force SBIR/STTR Program Office
• Army Mentor-Protégé Program Office
• Army SBIR/STTR Program Offices
• AtWork Systems
• BAE Systems
• Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) SBIR/STTR Program Office
• Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Mentor-Protégé Program Office
• Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) SBIR/STTR Program Office
• Department of Defense Joint Science and Technology Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JSTO-CBD)
• Department of Defense Rapid Innovation Fund Program Office
• Department of Defense SBIR/STTR Program Office
• Intelligence Technologies
• Lockheed Martin
• Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Mentor-Protégé Program Office
• Missile Defense Agency (MDA) SBIR/STTR Program Office
• Mission Multiplier
• NASA Kennedy Space Center SBIR/STTR Program Office
• National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Mentor-Protégé Program Office
• Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
• Navy Mentor-Protégé Program Office
• Navy SBIR/STTR Program Office
• Northrop Grumman
• Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI)
• Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)
• Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
• Special Operations Command (SOCOM) SBIR/STTR Program Office
• Washington Headquarters Services
Full information is available here.