Beyond SBIR Phase II:

"Bringing Technology Edge to the Warfighter"

21 - 23 August 2007

Arlington, VA


Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Technology Transition and Acquisition Excellence: Taking It to the Next Level
Moderator: Dr. James I. Finley, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition & Technology)

Sourcing Innovation in a Consolidated Industry: Sustaining Competitive Edge
Moderator: Ms. Kathleen Harger, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Innovation and Technology Transition

Leveraging SBIR to Address Technology Needs
Moderator: Mr. Richard McNamara, PEO Submarines, Naval Sea Systems Command

Tapping Small Business for Technology Solutions: SBIR in DoD Agencies
Moderator: Dr. Andre Van Tilborg, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Science & Technology

  • Dr. Robert F. Leheny, Deputy Director, DARPA
  • COL Benjamin T. Hagar, USA, Deputy Director Chemical/Biological Technologies Directorate, Joint Science & Technology Offi ce for CB Defense, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (Invited)

Commercialization Pilot Program (CPP) Overview
Moderator: Mr. Michael Caccuitto, DoD SBIR/STTR Program Administrator

Open Innovation


Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Data Rights and Liscensing
Moderator: Mr. Steve Guilfoos, SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Air Force

Open Architecture
Moderator: Mr. John Williams, Director, Navy SBIR and STTR Programs

Venture Capital Financing Issues
Moderator: Mr. Thomas Weithman, Vice President and Managing Director, CIT GAP Fund

Mentor-Protege Program
Moderator: Mr. Chris Mailey, Engineer, Unmanned Systems, DoD Mentor Protege Program


Thursday, August 23, 2007

Self-Help Support For the SBC
Moderator: Mr. Mike Zammit, Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

DARPA Transition Pilot
Moderator: Ms. Connie Jacobs, SBIR PM, DARPA

Commercialization Pilot Program (CPP) Overview

  • Ms. Carol Van Wyk, Small Business Innovation Research Commercialization Pilot Program

Army Beyond SBIR Phase II

Navy Beyond SBIR Phase II

Air Force Beyond SBIR Phase II