2013 Speaker Presentations


2013 Texas SBIR/STTR

Summit & Conference

 

9:15 Breakout Sessions

Start-up & Innovation Financing Options

Moderator: Rick Shindell, SBIR Gateway

Larry Calton, Churchill Terry

PPT0Jamie Rhodes, Alliance of Texas Angel Networks 

Terry Chase Hazell, Chair, Texas Emerging Technology Fund Advisory Committee

SBIR 101: An Introduction to the SBIR/STTR Programs

PPT0Speaker:  Ray Friesenhahn, Senior Technology Manager, TechLin

PDFSolicitation Dates

PDFDOD SBIR Background Research

Faculty Entrepreneurship: STTR, IP, Tech Transfer and University Spin-outs

Moderator: Heath Naquin, IC2 Institute, UT Austin Meg Wilson, IC2 Institute and McCombs School of Business

Gary Beall, Associate Dean of Research and Commercialization for the College of Science at Texas State University

Saurabh Biswas, Division of New Ventures, The Texas A&M University System

10:30 Breakout Sessions

Agency SBIR Program Overviews and Updates:  NASA, DHS, NSF, DOE

Moderator: Ray Friesenhahn, Senior Technology Manager, TechLink

PPT0Gary Jahns, SBIR Program Manager, NASA

Elissa I. Sobolewski, DHS SBIR Program Director, Department of Homeland Security

PPT0Dr. Ruth M. Shuman, Ph.D., Program Director SBIR, National Science Foundation

PPT0Chris O’Gwin, SBIR/STTR Programs, U. S. Department of Energy

Agency SBIR Program Overviews and Updates: NIH, Air Force Medical

Moderator: Rick Shindell, SBIR Gateway

PPT0Matt Portnoy, SBIR/STTR Program Coordinator, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

PPT0Sherrilynne Cherry, Technology Transfer Team Chief, Air Force Medical

Dr. Sirie Blankenship, AFMS Office of Research and Technology Applications Focal Point and Management and Program Support Branch Chief

Intellectual Property and Patent Protection

PPT0Speaker: Lance Anderson, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Luncheon Keynote 

PPT0Speaker:  John Fischer, Director, DoD Laboratory Enterprise

1:00 Breakout Sessions

Agency SBIR Program Overviews and Updates:  Department of Defense (DOD)

PPT0  Ray Friesenhahn, Senior Technology Manager, TechLink

PPT0David Sikora, Air Force SBIR/STTR Program Manager

PPT0  Dawn M. Gratz, AMRDEC SBIR and STTR Programs Coordinator, Army SBIR Program

PPT0Rick Shindell, SBIR Gateway, Navy SBIR

PPT0  Susan Nichols, Program Director, DARPA Small Business Programs Office

Non-SBIR Tech Acceleration Funding and Resources

PPT0Ray Friesenhahn, Senior Technology Manager, TechLink

Paul Bundschuh, CEO, Ideal Power Convertors

Ronald Marta, Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), UH SBDC

University Partners:Research Capabilities Available to SBIR/STTR Companies

Moderator: Meg Wilson, IC2 Institute and McCombs School of Business

Carolyn Cason, Vice-President for Research, UT Arlington

Gary Beall, Associate Dean of Research and Commercialization for the College of Science at Texas State University

PPT0Stephen  T. Wellinghoff, Institute Scientist, Southwest Research Institute

2:30 Breakout Sessions

Working with Prime Contractors

Moderator: Rick Shindell, SBIR Gateway

Craig Owens, Program Manager, SBIR, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Tim Wittig, Principal, Technology Management Advisors, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Working with Federal Labs: Cooperative R&D & Licensing

PPT0Speaker: Tim Wittig, Principal, Technology Management Advisors, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

PPT0Ray Friesenhahn, Senior Technology Manager, TechLink

SBIR and Federal Accounting and Budgets for Financial Professionals

PPT0Speaker: Shelly Davis, Partner, Sage Accounting, LLC

3:30 Breakout Sessions

SBIR Commercialization: Beyond Phase II

Moderator: Larry Peterson, AEE/TFIC

PPT0Ron Lehman, State Director, TMAC

Oliver Murphy, former CEO, Lynntech

PPT0J. Richard “Dick” Johnson, Senior Business Advisor, Texas State SBDC

PPT0Melyssa Fratkin, the Industrial Programs Director, Texas Advanced Computing Center, UT Austin

PPT0Paul McClure, CEO, Xidex Corporation

Protecting and Negotiating Data Rights

PPT0Speaker: Tim Wittig, Principal, Technology Management Advisors, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

SBIR Accounting and Budgets for the Rest of Us

PPT0Speaker: Shelly Davis, Partner, Sage Accounting, LLC

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