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Accelerating Technology Commercialization through Government Entrepreneurship
Join us in sunny San Diego to explore this fresh perspective of Accelerating Technology Commercialization through Government Entrepreneurship.

This meeting, hosted by the Federal Laboratory Consortiumís Far West and Mid-Continent Regions, promises to inspire and invigorate attendees in becoming more entrepreneurial thinking in the technology transfer process. The stumbling blocks will be taken apart and solutions shared in the technology transfer to commercial product progression. Be ready to broaden your perspective and adopt an entrepreneurial outlook.

The draft agenda is being worked on but includes items such as:

  • Optional Training Day: American Management Association's (AMA) Negotiating Skill Workshop

  • Valley of Death Bridging Gap: Inside to Out and Outside to In Perspectives
  • Inside Perspective: - Tips and trick on closing those deals
  • From entrepreneurism through commercialization
  • Entrepreneur to market
  • Identifying investors, getting them to embrace federal technologies and working with federal government.
  • Educating key players about the valley - serendipity
  • Legislative Update from D.C.
  • SBIR/STTR Small Business Update - Working with the Labs
  • Tools and Mechanisms for Collaboration
  • Celebrating Entrepreneurialism in the Government
  • More Tools and Mechanisms for Collaboration

Awards Event

Our annual regional awards event is an important component of the regional meeting, as it is our opportunity to recognize outstanding contributions by member laboratories, representatives, and non-federal partners. Our Awards Dinner and presentations will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.

   Business Casual

   San Diego International Airport (SAN)
   Shuttle: Free Shuttle to the Hilton (less than 1 mile)
   Airlines: All major airlines


FLC Far West / Mid-Continent Conference Support Office
Rick Shindell
P.O. Box 3057
Sequim, WA 98382