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North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Symposium (Nov 15)


When.  November 15, 2016 from 0830-1545

North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Hamner Conference Center
15 TW Alexander Drive
Durham, North Carolina

Post-Event Information


0800 Networking and light breakfast refreshments
0830 Welcome and Introductions
Denny Lewis, North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office
0845 Opening Remarks
Scott Dorney, North Carolina Military Business Center

Remarks from DIUx
Colonel McGinley, DIUx

0930 Remarks from Army Rapid Capabilities Office
Colonel Hirschman, ARCO 

Remarks from USMC Rapid Capabilities Office
Colonel Jenkins


Military Panel Presentation followed by questions and answers
Theme: Agency/Command Roles in Technology Transition

  • Army Research Office
  • Office of Naval Research
  • 18th Airborne Corps
  • US Army Special Operations Command
  • Joint Special Operations Command Innovation Office
  • Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
1200 Lunch

Public/Private Panel Presentations followed by questions and answers      
Theme: Agency Support/Company Engagement in Defense Technology Transition

  • North Carolina Biotechnology Center
  • University of North Carolina System
  • Laboratory for Analytical Sciences
  • NC Industry – Cyber/IT
  • NC Industry –  Biomed
  • NC Industry  – UAS
  • NC Industry  – Electronics
  • NC Industry  –  Advanced Manufacturing

Meet and Greet Networking – “round robin” style (informal)

1545 Symposium End

Purpose.  To inform the Defense Innovation Unit-experimental (DIUx), the Army and Marine Corps Rapid Capabilities Offices (RCO), and other government innovation offices of the “innovation ecosystem” (military, government, academe, and industry) available in North Carolina, and to learn more about the Defense Department’s innovation outreach efforts. This event will provide a forum for information exchange among DoD agencies, NC Innovative Companies, Academe, and enabling NC organizations.

Who Should Attend?  North Carolina companies, academe and government entities who have innovative technologies and an interest in the Department of Defense’s outreach efforts & funding for such technologies.

Registration.  Registration is required for this event. 

  • Attendee: $25.00
  • Government/Military (those tasked to support the event):  Free of charge


Registration includes the full program, morning snacks and beverages, lunch, afternoon snacks and beverages and any materials needed for the Symposium. 

Hilton Garden Inn Research Triangle Park
4620 S. Miami Blvd
Durham, NC 27703

Call – 919-941-6066

Group Code: DEFTECH
Group Rate: $102 plus tax
Reservation Deadline: November 8, 2016

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