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Schedule of Events

Monday, November 28

9:00 am-12:00 pm
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Republic A

Chemical Angel Network (CAN)

Two selected innovators—Ares Materials and University of Massachusetts Lowell—will have the opportunity to pitch their companies to the Chemical Angel Network and corporate investment groups.

Tuesday, November 29

7:30 am – 8:30 am
Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

Innovator Setup

8:30 am – 10:30 am
Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

iMatSci Industry and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Talks

Take note as industry professionals provide an understanding of the ways in which SBIR enables small businesses and startups to discover their technological prospective and offers insight into a multitude of funding sources.

Speakers: Rick Barto, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories, Carmichael Roberts, North Bridge Venture Partners, Jennifer Gerbi, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), Mark Vreeke, Chemical Angel Network, and Steve Taub, GE Ventures 

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

iMatSci Networking Coffee Break and Facilitated Match-Making Sessions

Innovators, Industry representatives and Investors mingle over coffee immediately following the morning panel and then get some one-on-one time during facilitated matchmaking sessions based on technological interest at the innovator booths in The Hub.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

iMatSci Innovator Showcase

Connect with innovators at their booths as they demonstrate their newest materials-focused technologies designed to deliver value in real-world applications.

Wednesday, November 30

9:30 am – 10:30 am
Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

Keynote Speaker Presentation

Dan Button, AIRY:3D, will present If you’re not on the edge, you’re taking up too much space…

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Hynes, Level 2, The Hub Stage—Hall D

Innovator Pitches

Innovators are presented with the opportunity to present a 1-2 minute demonstration on stage to a room of industry professionals, potential investors and technology scouts.
Learn how to deliver an elevator pitch »

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hynes, Level 2, The Hub—Hall D

iMatSci Innovator Showcase

Meet the Innovators as they demonstrate their technologies.

Judging will take place during the Innovator Showcase on Tuesday and Wednesday; winners will be announced on Wednesday at 4:45 pm.

Sponsors

Georgia Tech

northwestern

mrsec

Penn State

UT Dallas