University Startups Conference and Demo Day
May 1-2, 2018, Washington, D.C.

The event brings together a diverse audience of Fortune 500 corporations, Startup Development Officers (SDOs), university licensing and tech transfer officers, startup creation program managers, university researchers, faculty, federal labs, entrepreneurs, VCs, angel investors, policy leaders, and federal government agencies. The event provides an opportunity for the participants to align university IP and startups with Fortune 500 investor and corporate needs through NCET2's Startup Development Program that creates startups for Fortune 500 corporations from university and federal lab research.

Join your colleagues and other like-minded professionals in this high-caliber event!

Conference Fee Schedule

Registration Type    

Employed by Member Universities
Employed by Non Members Universities
* If unsure whether your university is a member, email for your university status    

Fortune 500/Global 1000 Corporations
Employed by NCET2 Corporate Members   $695
Employed by Corporate Non Members   $1495
 * If unsure whether your company is a member, email for your company status    

Startup Development Officers (SDOs)    
- SDO Ex-Corporate   Free
- SDO Angel Investor   Free
- SDO Serial Entrepreneur   Free

* SDOs will be registered by NCET2 staff

* Email support@ncet2.orgto learn about becoming an SDO, if you are an ex-corporate executive, angel investor or serial entrepreneur



Members of National Angels USA

Other Angel Investors   $1495

Venture Capitalists    $1495

Startups and Entrepreneurs   

Presenting Startups

* for startups that applied to the Demo Day and were awarded presentation slots to present at the event

* presenting startups will be informed and registered by NCET2 staff

* one free registration only per company

* additional attendees from the startup need to register separately


Additional attendee from presenting startup


Non-Presenting Startups and Entrepreneurs


Government Agencies 
Government-employed staff   $1195
Agency Contractors and Consultants


All Others  



  • The conference fee includes access to the University Startups Conference and Demo Day
  • Fees change without notice. We exercise dynamic pricing which can change daily. Actual pricing is established each day at point of registration. All prices are quoted as information only and we reserve the right to change them without notice.

Payment Policy

  • All registrations must be made online and by credit card.
  • Payment for all registrations must be made by institutional or personal credit card and paid in full prior to the conference. We do not accept Purchase Orders or checks.
  • Receipts for reimbursements are available online once you complete the registration.

Refunds, Cancellations and No-Show Policy

  • Substitutions can be made online and will be accepted until the Friday before the start of event.
  • All refunds and cancellations must be made by emailing with subject:"Conference Cancellation". Cancellations by fax, mail and phone are not accepted.
  • Refunds are available up to 30 days before the beginning of the event, less a 15% fee (for credit card and other processing fees)
  • Cancellations received up to 10 days prior to the event will be provided a credit to use for other NCET2 events and programs.
  • Cancellations received later than 10 days prior to the event will be considered a "no show". Cancellations not done via email will be considered a "no show". No shows are not eligible for a credit. A registered attendee who does not cancel or provide a substitute before the event begins is considered a no-show and is not eligible for a refund or credit.