Small Business Innovation Summit

"Accelerating Development and Delivery of Innovation"

5 - 7 December 2023

Lincoln, MA


Tuesday, December 5, 2023

SBIR Program Office Briefings
Moderator: Jason Schroepfer, SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), U.S. Navy

  • HQ/DIR, Vince LoBosco, Deputy Program Manager, SBIR/STTR
  • PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants, Jennifer Greenwood, SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatant
  • PEO SUBMARINES, Roberto Sanchez, SBIR/STTR Assistant Program Manager, Program Executive Office Submarines
  • PEO Integrated Warfare Systems, Douglas Marker, SBIR/STTR Technology Director, Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems
  • PEO SHIPS, Madison Lundberg, SBIR/STTR Program Analyst, Program Executive Office Ships (PEO SHIPS)
  • MDA, Candace Wright, SBIR/STTR Program Lead, Missile Defense Agency
  • NAVSEAPEO Aircraft Carriers, Russ Knowles, SBIR/STTR Technology Manager


Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Panel: DoD Manufacturing Technology Programs – Deep Dive
Moderator: Keith DeVries, Deputy Director, Manufacturing Technology, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD)

  • Justin McRoberts, Program Lead, OSD Manufacturing Innovation Institutes (OSD MII)
  • Michael Rein, Director of Engineering, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)
  • Dr. Eric Forsythe, Program Manager, OSD NextFlex Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Institute
  • Michale Orrico, Managing Director, BioFab Startup Lab, Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI), BioFab USA
  • Dr. Scott Miller, Director of Technology, OSD NextFlex Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Institute


Thursday, December 7, 2023

Jon Lazar, Director, OSD Innovation and Modernization