The New Mexico Department of Defense (DoD) SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit will bring together small businesses, Federal program managers, defense representatives, experts, and local organizations who have a vested interest in driving innovation through the SBIR and STTR programs.
The slides to be used during the Summit will be available for download soon.
AttendThe Innovation Summit’s line-up features powerful speakers, informative panels, access to private one-on-one time with the decision-makers, updates on the upcoming DoD SBIR/STTR topics, and more. Wednesday December 12th, 2018. 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Stay InformedThe NM FAST program publishes a monthly SBIR/STTR newsletter which highlights SBIR/STTR events, webinars, and conferences; provides agency updates; promotes additional funding opportunities of interest to SBIR/STTR applicants; and more.
Wednesday December 12th, 2018
8:00AM TO 6:00PM
Panel: Working With Primes
Panel: Follow-on Funding
Rapid Fire Pitches
Panel: SBIR/STTR Tips and Tricks
DoD Topics Continued
Why Innovation Matters
Join us for light refreshments and networking
Stay tuned for more information
One-on-one sessions will be available throughout the day
Sign-ups start November 9th
NAVSEA has released their topic titles for BAA release 19.1 (SBIR) and 19.A (STTR):
Richard R. McNamara
Ms. Audet-Auxt is the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Headquarters Research and Development (R&D) and Innovation Program Manager. Working in the Strategy and Innovation Office, she is responsible for managing R&D Programs within the Enterprise and oversees the Logistics Innovation Cell (LogIC) Program. She is currently in the process of working with Leadership to build a program that involves promoting innovation and generating innovative ideas from both the military and civilian workforce. Over the past two years she has worked diligently to increase the R&D requirements for the Enterprise to support the Fleet and Warfighter. She is the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Manager for the Command and assists the Assistant Commands (ACOMs) with identifying ACOM R&D needs and understanding program requirements. She has successfully doubled the NAVSUP SBIR funding need and introduced an outreach program to showcase new Small Businesses efforts to NAVSUP.
Eugene “Cliff” Hudson
Mr. Williams is a senior technology analysts (TA) for the Air Force (AF) SBIR/STTR Commercialization Readiness Program (CRP). He has a BSEE and career span of over 33 years in broad based multi-disciplined physics, microelectronics and project management. His TA duties include seeking out innovative viable technology solutions within the AF SBIR/STTR 3-phased program with a focus on accelerating the transition/commercialization into real-world military and commercial applications. The CRP provides investment opportunities for candidate small businesses.
Rapid Fire Pitches
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where is the closest airport?
When and where will the SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit be held?
I’m coming from out-of-town. What hotels are close to the Convention Center?
For the Summit, the hotel of choice is the Hyatt Regency Albuquerque. There is a room block reserved, with code G-SBIR. Hotel information is:
- Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
- 330 Tijeras NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
- You may also use this link to directly book with the room block pricing
Other hotels within walking distance of the Albuquerque Convention Center:
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Albuquerque
- 201 Marquette Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
- Hotel Andaluz
- 125 2nd Street NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Hotels located near the Albuquerque International Sunport (airport), within 10-minute drive of the Albuquerque Convention Center
- Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel
- 2910 Yale Boulevard SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
- Hilton Garden Inn Albuquerque Airport
- 2601 Yale Boulevard SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
- Best Western Inn & Suites
- 2400 Yale Boulevard SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
- Ramada Albuquerque Airport
- 2300 Yale Boulevard SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Where can I park?
The Albuquerque Convention Center is connected to 1,500 convenient parking spaces. Primary parking is available at the Convention Center garage (Martin Luther King Blvd & Broadway), with overflow parking available at the Civic Plaza garage (Marquette & 3rd St.). Event parking in these garages is $6.00 per vehicle, without in/out privileges.
Additionally, there are numerous other public parking garages and parking lots available throughout downtown close to the Center. Parking fees vary. Please refer to the posted parking fees at each garage or lot.
When does registration open?
Where do I register?
Is there a fee to attend the SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit?
How do I register for one-on-one sessions?
Can I register at the door?
If I cannot make it, is my registration transferable?
Why You Should Attend
Who should attend?
The event highlights the DoD. Will the event be pertinent if I’m interested in applying to a different agency?
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Who can I contact if I have a question?
This event is an initiative of the NM FAST Partnership Program, which is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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