[ INTRODUCTION ] [ ST. LOUIS CONFERENCE ] [ SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS ] [ WHAT YOU WILL GAIN BY ATTENDING ] [ PROGRAM ] [ HOTEL & PARKING ] [ CONTACTS ] [ REGISTRATION ] [ PHOTOGRAPHS FROM AUSTIN EVENT ] [ TEXT VERSION ]

Updated: November 15, 1996

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"We are, in a way, a whole Nation of inventors and explorers... We believe in technology and we are determined to pursue it in all its manifestations... I do believe that the 21st century can be a Golden Age for all Americans."

President William J. Clinton, 1995 National Medal of Technology Ceremony

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To facilitate the process of technology transfer and commercialization, the Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) and Bureau of Export Administration (BXA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) are sponsoring the fifth of six conferences designed to help small- and medium-sized businesses take advantage of emerging and existing technologies.

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THE ST. LOUIS CONFERENCE

This conference will focus on these and other advanced technologies:

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SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS

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WHAT YOU WILL GAIN FROM ATTENDING THIS CONFERENCE:

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Each attendee will be given a copy of the newly released President's Report, "Technology in the National Interest," a catalog of technologies available for licensing from DOE Defense Laboratories, a set of briefing documents, information on other Government resources available, and a participants list. Attendees will also be able to meet one-on-one with speakers and exhibitors following each presentation.

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THE PROGRAM

8am REGISTRATION
8:30am WELCOME
  • Chester J. Straub, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary For Program Operations, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
9:00am WHAT'S OUT THERE? TECHNOLOGIES READY TO GO.
  • Arnold Barnes, Technical Assistance Program Manager, Oak Ridge Center for Manufacturing Technology - DoE Small Business Initiatives
  • Guy Hammer, Director, Technology Applications, Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
  • CDR. Brad Halverson, DC, USN, Naval Dental Research Institute, Great Lakes, IL
  • LTC Lawrence A. Kosiba, USAF, Wright Patterson AFB
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10:15am REFRESHMENT BREAK ~ NETWORKING AND EXHIBITS
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10:45am WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?
  • William Simon, NASA Technology Transfer Center, St. Louis
  • Tom White, Regional Director, Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center
  • Jeff Bullington, President, AMMPEC
  • Edward Fickenscher, Director, Technology Management, Washington University
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12 noon LUNCH (NETWORKING & EXHIBITS)
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1:00pm INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
  • Dennis G. Coleman, Executive Director, St. Louis County Economic Council
1:10pm KEYNOTE ADDRESS
  • Dr. Allen Atkins, Vice President, Product Application Technology, McDonnell Douglas
1:30pm MARKETING/NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES EVERYWHERE
  • Liam McMenamin & Margaret Cahill, Bureau of Export Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Robert Marro, MidWest Regional Advisor, The Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Jim Lavery - Office of Economic Conversion Information - Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Susan Inslee, Director, World Trade Center St. Louis
  • Ken Konchel, Director, St. Louis Procurement Assistance Center
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2:45pm REFRESHMENT BREAK ~ NETWORKING AND EXHIBITS
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3:00pm ELECTRONIC COMMERCE INITIATIVE
  • James T. Fox, Outreach Consultant, Palestine ECRC
3:20pm HOW TO MAKE THE TECHNOLOGY YOURS - LEGAL ISSUES
  • Louis Falasco, Project Leader, Chemical Eng. Operations, U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
3:45pm CREATIVE FINANCING TECHNIQUES
  • Anthony J. McMahon, Deputy District Director, U.S. SBA
  • Rick Palank, Vice-President, St. Louis Business Finance Corporation
  • Jeff Dee, St. Louis University SBDC
  • Lance McCarthy, Director, Economic Development, St Louis Economic Conversion Project
4:30pm WRAP UP AND FINAL REMARKS
5:00pm PROGRAM ENDS
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HOTEL

Holiday Inn Clayton Plaza, 7730 Bonhomme Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105. Tel: 314 863 0400 Fax: 314 863 8513. Cut off date November 4. $79 single $89 double + 13.975% hotel tax. Reservations after this date will be honored on a space and rate available basis. The hotel has plenty of parking space. Click here for a map from the airport. Click here for a local map

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SPONSORING CONTACTS

The names, agencies, exhibitors and technologies are those available at the time of publication. Additional information will be available from the organizers closer to the event date. Please contact DOC's Bureau of Export Administration's Liam McMenamin at (202) 482 2233 and Brad Botwin at (202) 482 4060; Bill Truitt in SBA's Office of Veterans' Affairs at (202) 205 7279 or Patrick McKeehan, St. Louis County Economic Council at (314) 889 3957.

Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact IDEEA, Inc. 6233 Nelway Drive, McLean, VA 22101-3141, (703) 760-0762.

In events of this nature views and opinions that are not necessarily those of the cosponsors may be expressed. SBA cooperation does not constitute or imply its endorsement of any opinions, products and/or services. All SBA programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. SBA Auth. 94-54-1374260-4.

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REGISTRATION

Commercialization of Defense Technology

Holiday Inn Clayton Plaza, 7730 Bonhomme Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1996

Cost: $75 per person which includes coffee breaks, lunch, handouts and proceedings. ($95 at the door)

I am planning to attend the COMMERCIALIZATION OF DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY Conference at the Holiday Inn Clayton Plaza. I understand there will be a $20 cancellation fee. I also understand that there are no refunds after NOVEMBER 8th, 1996.

Please reserve _____ place(s) @ $75 per person

Total $______________

(Photocopy form and attach additional names as required)

Please send me information about exhibiting at this conference.

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COMMERCIALIZATION OF DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY

C/O IDEEA, Inc. 6233 Nelway Drive, McLean, VA 22101 Tel: 703 760 0762 Fax: 703 760 0764

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