Past Events and Proceedings

Small Business Innovation Summit

Accelerating Development and Delivery of Innovation
December5 - 7, 2023
Lincoln, MA

 

Small Business Innovation Summit and SBIR Topics Workshop

Hear what past attendees have to say about the event!

Informing Small Business Innovators from Idea to Point of Need

December 13 - 14, 2022
Boston, MA

The Small Business Innovation Summit & SBIR Topic Workshop is aligned with NDIA’s commitment to expanding the participation of small business innovators in the Defense Industrial Base. Currently in its 8th year, the SBIR Topic Workshop brings together Small Business and Federal Program Managers to connect and discuss SBIR/STTR topics from the active release cycle. The second day of the Small Business Innovation Summit offers critical perspectives and explores additional S&T programs and resources for Small Businesses seeking to take their solutions to the next level.

Legislative Updates / SBIR Reauthorization

  • Ally Veres, Vice Chair, NDIA Small Business Division, VP, Business Development, AEG Group
  • Kea Matory, Director of Legislative Policy, NDIA

Panel Discussion: Driving Small Business Innovation Across the Services
Moderator: ML Mackey, Chair, NDIA Small Business Division, CEO, Beacon Interactive Systems
Panelist:

  • Jason Schroepfer, SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), U.S. Navy
  • Tony Archer, SBIR/STTR Portfolio Manager, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), U.S. Navy
  • Zeke Topolosky, Chief of the Strategic Partnership Office, DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory, U.S. Army
  • Tina Barnhill, SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Missile Defense Agency
  • Mina Khalil, SBIR/STTR Program Manager, U.S. Special Operations Command
  • Kelley Kiernan, Director, Blue Cyber, U.S. Navy SBIR Program Office

Presentation Of Topics: NAVSEA

  • Howard Franklin, Technology Manager, Headquarters/Directorates
  • Melanie Parks, PEO Carriers
  • Jennifer Greenwood, Technology Manager, PEO Submarines
  • Roberto Sanchez, Technology Manager, PEO Submarines

Presentation Of Topics: NAVSEA and NAVAIR

  • Douglas Marker, Technology Manager, PEO Integrated Warfare Systems
  • Emily Novak, Technology Manager, PEO Ships
  • Tony Archer, SBIR/STTR Portfolio Manager, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), U.S. Navy

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Advanced Functional Fabrics Of America (AFFOA)

  • Sasha Stolyarov, CEO, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA)
  • Carolyn Kirk, Execute Director, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC)
  • Ben Linville-Engler, Chief Investment Strategist and Program Executive, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC)

Academic & Industry Collaboration

  • Wendy Leonard, Open Campus Program Manager, Strategic Partnerships Office, DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory
  • Dr. Jacquelynn Garofano, Chief Technology Officer, Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT)

 

Small Business Quarterly Meeting

February 11, 2022


2021 NDIA SBIR Topics Workshop

December 7, 2021

Boston, MA

SBIR Reauthorization, Legislative Updates

  • ML Mackey, Chair, NDIA Small Business Division, CEO, Beacon Interactive Systems
  • Kea Matory, Director of Legislative Policy, NDIA

Driving Small Business Innovation Across The Services Panel Discussion
Moderator: ML Mackey, Chair, NDIA Small Business Division, CEO, Beacon Interactive Systems

  • Richard McNamara, NAVSEA SBIR Program Advisor, Naval Sea Systems Command
  • Donna Attick, NAVAIR SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Naval Air Systems Command
  • Dusty Lang, DHS SBIR/STTR Program Manager, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • James Sweeney, Air Force SBIR/STTR Program Office, U.S. Air Force
  • Christina Barnhill, SBIR/STTR Business Operations Manager, Missile Defense Agency

Presentation of Topics (NAVAIR)

  • Anthony Archer, NAVAIR SBIR/STTR Program Manager, Naval Air Systems Command
  • Anthony Brescia, S&T Director, Sensors and Electronic Warfare Department, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Office, Avionics

Presentation of Topics (NAVSEA)

  • PEO Integrated Warfare Systems, Douglas Marker, SBIR/STTR Technology Manager, Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems
  • PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants, Jennifer Greenwood, SBIR/STTR Technology Manager, Program Executive Office, Unmanned and Small Combatant
  • PEO SHIPS, Paul Chandler, SBIR/STTR Transition Manager, Program Executive Office, Ships
  • PEO Submarine, Roberto Sanchez, SBIR/STTR Technology Manager, Program Executive Office, Submarines
  • SEA 05T HQ & DIR, Ryan Blondino, SBIR/STTR Technology Manager, NAVSEA Technology Office, Headquarters & Directorate

Small Business Quarterly Meeting

December 3, 2021


Small Business Roundtable with Farooq Mitha

August 31, 2020 

Discussion on what DoD is doing to support the small businesses that help our nation maintain its dominance in all domains of warfare. 


Small Business Division Quarterly Meeting

July 31, 2020 

Discussion on Sec. 889 of FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

Guest Speakers: Moshe Schwartz
Presentation


Small Business Division Quarterly Meeting

July 17, 2020 

Discussion on Liability Issues surrounding COVID-19

Guest Speakers: Ron Perlman and Karri Palmetier


Small Business Division Breakfast
May 19, 2016
Washington, DC



12th National Small Business Conference
September 24, 2015
Springfield, VA

Presentations



11th National Small Business Conference

September 9-10, 2014
Springfield, VA

Presentations