PRELIMINARY AGENDA


ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY STARTUPS CONFERENCE & DEMO DAY

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.
 
 

NOTE: This Agenda will be updated periodically; panel/showcase dates and time, panels and speakers may change without notice as the conference develops.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

May 1: University Startups Demo Day

Location: Washington Convention Center

7:00 am - 8:00 am  

REGISTRATION OF SPEAKERS, PRESENTING STARTUPS, AND ATTENDEES

8:00 am - 8:10 am  

WELCOME AND OPENING

8:10 am - 8:55 am  

Panel 1: Introducing Certified Startup Development Officers: Best Practices in Developing Startups and Commercializing IP

8:55 am - 10:15 am  

Batch 1 of Demo Day Startup Presentations and Panel Feedback from NCET2 Startups Development Officers, Corporates, and Angels/VCs

10:15 am - 11:00  

BREAK

11:00 am - 12:00 pm  

Panel 2: Corporate Reverse Showcase: NCET2 Corporate Members Discussing Their Interest Areas

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  

LUNCH (on your own) and Corporate and University Meetings with Startup Development Officers

2:00 am - 2:45 pm  

Panel 3: Corporate Venture Capital and Open Innovation

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm  

Panel 4: Empowering Women in Startups and Venture Funding To Massively Increase Participation

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm  

BREAK

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm  

Panel 5: Creating Startups with Faculty Entrepreneurs

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm   Summarization of Day 1
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  

By-Invitation Only Dinner: NCET2 Corporate and University Membership and Startup Development Officers

May 2: University Startups Demo Day

Location: Washington Convention Center

8:00 am - 8:30 am  

REGISTRATION OF SPEAKERS, PRESENTING STARTUPS, AND ATTENDEES

8:30 am - 8:45 am  

Welcome of Day 2 and Recap of Day 1

8:45 am - 10:10 am  

Batch 2 of Demo Day Startup Presentations and Panel Feedback from NCET2 Startups Development Officers, Corporates, and Angels/VCs

10:10 am - 10:30 am  

Break

10:30 am - 11:15 am  

Panel 6: Producing Market-Aligned IP from University Tech Transfer Offices

11:15 am - 12:00 pm  

Panel 7: IP2Startup Program: Identifying Market-Aligned University IP For Licensing and Startup

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  

LUNCH (on your own) and Corporate and University Meetings with Startup Development Officers

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm  

Panel 8: University Angel Investor Panel: Funding Your Student, Faculty, Researcher and Alumni Startups

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm  

Panel 9: Venture Capital Panel: Funding University Startups in the U.S.

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm  

Panel 10: Open

4:15 pm - 6:30 pm  

Corporate and University Meetings with Startup Development Officers

Closing

 

 

SUBMISSION FORMS

Apply to the Startup Development Program by submitting IP today
SUBMIT IP
Apply for the next University Startups Demo Day by submitting your startup today
SUBMIT A STARTUP

Contact Us

To know more about the Startup Development Program and how to participate, email us at startupdevelopment@ncet2.org

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