October 20-21

Honolulu, Hawaii
Sheraton Waikiki

October 22-23

Honolulu, Hawaii
Sheraton Waikiki

What is the Advanced Manufacturing Conference?

Learn how advanced manufacturing can improve your business. Advanced manufacturing includes 3D printing, advanced materials such as nanomaterials, next generation robotics, the internet of things and advanced sensors, as well as automation of knowledge work  or pervasive automation.

Get Insight

Hear from global leaders how integrating advanced manufacturing can increase quality and efficiency for a better bottom line. You’ll gain insights into how you can integrate advanced manufacturing into your business from forward-thinkers from Boeing, Ford Motor Company, Siemens and more.

What is the Hawaii Biennial SBIR/STTR Conference?

Learn how to get funded by the largest federal source of R&D funding for small business. You’ll discover how to acquire funding and commercialize your technological innovations from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

Networking

Connect with the people who will help you get funding including: SBIR/STTR program managers, industry leaders and SBIR/STTR awardees. You’ll have opportunities to build important partnerships that will help to make your innovation projects successful.

Connect With

Invest in Hawaii's Future! Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities and Benefits:

Connect with the people who will help you get funding for your project and learn how advanced manufacturing can improve your business.

Being a conference sponsor will give your company the unique opportunity to connect directly with Federal Program Managers, top vendors, and industry leaders. Achieve optimum visibility for your business while supporting Hawaii’s startup innovation community!
Contact us at sbir@htdc.org or 808-539-3794 today!

 

INNOVATOR ($10,000 +) 1 Available

  • Full page ad in conference program
  • Logo printed on Front Cover of conference program
  • Logo on conference website
  • Logo on HTDC website displayed for one year
  • Hyperlink on HTDC website to company website
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed prior to start of conference and during breaks
  • Company listed as sponsor in conference press releases and marketing materials
  • Name recognition in conference program
  • 6 Complimentary tickets to Private Reception on October 21, 2015
  • 6 Complimentary 4 day passes to conference sessions
  • Exhibit Table
  • Special Signage
  • Opportunity to be the master of ceremonies for full conference

HISBIR RECEPTION ($8,000 +) 1 Available

  • Full page ad in conference program
  • Logo on conference website, displayed for one year
  • Hyper link from HTDC website to company website
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed prior to start of conference and during breaks
  • Company listed as sponsor in conference press releases and marketing materials
  • Name recognition in conference program
  • 4 Complimentary tickets to Private Reception on October 21, 2015
  • 4 Complimentary 4 day passes to conference sessions
  • Exhibit Table
  • Special Signage
  • Opportunity to do Welcome at the reception

LAUNCH ($5,000 +) 2 Available

  • Half-page ad in conference program
  • Logo on conference website, displayed for one year
  • Hyper link from HTDC website to company website
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed prior to start of conference and during breaks
  • Company listed as sponsor in conference press releases and marketing materials
  • Name recognition in conference program
  • 3 Complimentary tickets to Private Reception on October 21, 2015
  • 3 Complimentary 4 day passes to conference sessions
  • Exhibit Table
  • Special Signage
  • Opportunity to introduce panelists

MID DAY REFUEL – LUNCH ($5,000 +) 2 Available

  • Half-page ad in conference program
  • Logo on conference website, displayed for one year
  • Hyper link from HTDC website to company website
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed prior to start of conference and during breaks
  • Company listed as sponsor in conference press releases and marketing materials
  • Name recognition in conference program
  • 3 Complimentary tickets to Private Reception on October 21, 2015
  • 3 Complimentary 4 day passes to conference sessions
  • Exhibit Table
  • Special Signage
  • Opportunity to introduce keynote speaker during lunch on 10/20 or 10/23

BETA ($3,000 +) Unlimited

  • Quarter-page ad in conference program
  • Logo on conference website, displayed for one year
  • Hyper link from HTDC website to company website
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed prior to start of conference and during breaks
  • Company listed as sponsor in conference press releases and marketing materials
  • Name recognition in conference program
  • 2 Complimentary tickets to Private Reception on October 21, 2015
  • 2 Complimentary 4 day passes to conference sessions
  • Exhibit Table
  • Special Signage
  • Opportunity to introduce panelists

 

Give your business a perk! by sponsoring continental breakfast and coffee breaks at the conference!

 

MORNING FUEL – Continental Breakfast ($2,000 +) 4 Available

  • Quarter-page ad in conference program
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed prior to start of conference and during breaks
  • Name recognition on HTDC website with clickable link
  • Name recognition in conference program
  • 1 Complimentary 4 day pass to conference sessions
  • Exhibit Table

reENERGIZE– Coffee breaks ($1500 +) 8 Available

  • Name recognition on HTDC website
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed prior to start of conference and during breaks
  • Name recognition in conference program
  • Exhibit Table

 

Grow your customer base, solidfy partnerships and build new relationships while showcasing your products and services!

 

Exhibitors ($800) 20 Available

  • 1 Complimentary 4 day pass to conference sessions
  • Logo on sponsor slide displayed prior to start of conference and during breaks
  • Name recognition on HTDC website
  • Exhibit Table

Tuesday, October 20

8:00 - 8:30 am Welcome/Opening Remarks
8:30 - 10:00 am Advanced Manufacturing Matters
From aircraft to zippers: Rapid overview of how advanced manufacturing is changing manufacturing and business cycles forever.
10:00 - 10:15 am BREAK
10:15 - 11:30 am Show and Tell: Amazing Examples of 3D Printing
See and feel unique examples of parts made from new advanced manufacturing technologies using 3D rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing.
11:45 - 1:00 pm LUNCH – Keynote
1:00 - 2:30 pm Grab and Go-To-Market: 3-D Scans, Integrated CAD and Beyond
The latest high speed and high resolution data acquisition systems that automatically captures and manipulates data ready for advanced manufacturing in retrofit, rework, and reverse engineering applications. Speaker: Dr. Ali Farsaie – President and CEO, Spatial Integrated Systems


Understanding your potential role in today’s digital factory will increase the value proposition of your product. Speaker: Michael Schwind – Federal Programs, Seimens PLM
  How Can Product Lifecycle Management Increase Your Product’s Value Proposition
Understanding your potential role in today’s digital factory will increase the value proposition of your product.
2:30 - 2:45 pm BREAK
2:45 - 3:45 pm How to partner with Rockwell Automation
3:45 - 4:15 pm Insights and Discussion
4:15 - 5:00 pm One on One Meetings with Speakers and Attendees - Lanai Room
Meet one on one with conference speakers. 15 minutes. Sign up at registration table.

Wednesday, October 21

8:00 - 8:05am Welcome
8:05 - 8:15am Manufacturing and ONR Alternative Energy Research Development Programs
8:15 - 8:45 am Opportunities to Grow in the State of Hawaii
8:45 - 9:45 am Dive Into Hawaii’s Manufacturing Industry and Initatives
9:45 - 10:00 am BREAK
10:00 - 11:30 am Spotlight on Advanced Manufacturing in Hawaii
How Hawaii engineers have used advanced manufacturing to solve problems
11:45 - 1:00 pm LUNCH / 1on1 meetings
1:00 - 2:00 pm Innovations in Manufacturing
Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides industry with affordable and convenient access to facilities, tools and expertise to facilitate rapid deployment of advanced manufacturing technologies to enhance the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing
2:00 - 2:15 pm BREAK
2:15 - 3:00 pm Expert’s Insights: Best Bang for the Buck in Advanced Manufacturing
3:00 - 4:00 pm Advanced Manufacturing Initiatives for America’s Future
4:00 pm Closing Remarks and Q&A
5:00 pm Private VIP Reception

Thursday, October 22

8:00 – 8:15 am Welcome/Opening Remarks
8:15 – 8:30 am Opening Remarks: Support of Innovation
8:30 – 10:00 am Funding your Research: SBIR Phase 1
Overview by Federal SBIR Program Managers: Contracting agencies
10:00 – 10:15 am Break
10:15 – 12:00 pm Funding your Research: SBIR Phase 1
Overview by Federal SBIR Program Managers: Granting agencies
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch – Keynote Speaker Creative Strategies
"High Tech Trends Driving the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs"
1:30 – 2:30 pm Funding Beyond SBIR/STTR
2:30 – 3:30 pm What Does it Take to Commercialize your Technology
Are you up for the challenge? Commercializing requires attention to many threads of activity including strategic planning, financing, intellectual property protection and more. How can you arm yourself with the right tools to develop a good commercialization plan and execute your plan with the right techniques and implementation?
4:00 pm NETWORKING RECEPTION

Friday, October 23

8:00 – 8:15 am Welcome
8:15 – 8:45 am Learn How the State of Hawaii is Supporting Innovation - HISBIR program assistance-Phase 0, 1, 2, 3
8:45 – 9:15 am Learn About other Local Funding Resources
9:15– 9:30 am Break
9:30 – 10:45 am Commercializing your Research: SBIR Phases 2 and 3
Overview by Federal SBIR Program Managers: Contracting agencies
10:45 – 12:00pm Commercializing your Research: SBIR Phases 2 and 3
Overview by Federal SBIR Program Managers: Granting agencies
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch – Keynote Speaker FarSounder
“A Journey from Idea to Commercialization and Beyond”
1:45 – 3:00 pm Ten Quick Ways to Learn About DoD Customers, Markets and Funding
The Department of Defense is the largest funder of SBIR projects – but to be successful requires a crash course in DoD. Using two topics from the current DoD solicitation Dr. Servo will show you how to start with information in the topic description and gather a wealth of information about your DoD and prime customers, markets, and funding sources. Armed with this information you will be better prepared to develop champions within DoD and be prepared to find additional sources of potential funding to mature your technology through Technology Readiness Levels 5-9.
3:00 – 3:15 pm Closing Remarks
3:15 – 5:00 pm Meet the Speakers – Lanai Room
Meet one on one with SBIR Program manager. 15 minutes. Sign up at registration table. This is your opportunity to meet with federal program managers to discuss your technology and potential for funding.

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Contact

General Inquiries

Sandy Park

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Wayne H. Inouye

MEP Center Director
t:808-539-3652
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Exhibitor or Sponsorships

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