Creating the Next: Defense Innovation Conference

CREATING THE NEXT: DEFENSE INNOVATION CONFERENCE

(CONFERENCE REGISTRATION MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE. NO ON-SITE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Click here to register.)

OVERVIEW:

This is a day-long event designed to benefit innovative small businesses – with priority given to small technology companies that have the potential to directly enhance achievement of DoD’s mission.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

By attending, you’ll learn all about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, the Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF), Other Transaction Authority (OTA), for phototype projects, and additional contracting vehicles aimed at attracting innovative companies to help the U.S. Department of Defense.

Four Concurrent Workshops – Topics will include: “Complying with DoD Cybersecurity Requirements,” “Introduction to Government Contracting,” “Tips on Finding DoD Subcontracting Opportunities”, and “How to Successfully Market Your Business to the Government”.

Sponsored by the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center, the Advanced Technology Development Center at Georgia Tech, and the Enterprise Innovation Institute, with special assistance from the Defense Logistics Agency.

 

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  • 2020-10-20 6:30 pm - 2020-10-20 10:00 pm

    Please join us for ATDC's Double Vision Event on Tuesday, October 20th starting at 6:30 pm.

    We are doubling the celebration as we honor the 2020 ATDC graduating companies and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the ATDC's founding via multiple activities including exhibitions, movies, and entertainment.

    And we are doubling the ways you can join the festivities: you can livestream the event or attend the drive-in experience at The Springs Cinema & Tap House.

    Here are the details:

    • 6:30 pm Drive-thru Check In Opens & Livestream Begins
    • 6:35 pm ATDC History & Graduate Exhibits Open & Virtual Exhibit Tour Begins
    • 6:40 pm ATDC House Band “The Entrepreneurs” Perform
    • 7:00 pm Kick off of the program and premiere of ATDC's movie
    • 7:30 pm Livestreaming ends and drive-in guests will enjoy the 80s hit movie Ghostbusters

    About Drive-In Tickets

    Our in-person venue has space for 100 cars, so tickets will be limited and are expected to sell out.

    • On September 11th, we will be inviting ATDC Portfolio members and special guests to purchase their early access ticket through a special email invitation.
    • On September 18th, we will release any remaining tickets for the general public.

    A car pass costs $99 dollars and includes up to two people. Tickets for additional passengers can be purchased as "add-ons" for $50 per person. A drive-in ticket includes:

    • Drive-by tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie
    • Screening of the 1984 movie Ghostbusters
    • Gift bag per person
    • Food and drink vouchers (valued at $30 per person)

    About Livestreaming Tickets

    Livestreaming is free. Attendees will receive the link to tune-in after registering. A livestreaming ticket includes:

    • Video tours of 2020 graduate exhibit and ATDC's 40-year history exhibit
    • Entertainment by The Entrepreneurs
    • Premiere of ATDC movie

     

    Register on Eventbrite by clicking here.