Innovation Showcase


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

5:30 - 6:30 pmWelcome ReceptionHotel Lobby
7:00 pmDinner for attendees on own

Thursday, September 20, 2018

8:00 amNetworking Breakfast and Technology ExpoRiverside Foyer
9:30 amWelcoming RemarksRiverside Ballroom
9:45 - 11:15 amInnovation Incubator IN2 Cohort 4 CompaniesRiverside Ballroom

Meet the newly selected Round 4 Commercial Buildings companies.
  • 75F
  • Ladybug Tools
  • Next Energy Technologies
  • UbiQD
  • Yotta
11:30 am - 12:30 pmStartups working with National LaboratoriesRiverside Ballroom

Learn how these startups are commercializing nascent technologies at National Laboratories.
  • Emerging Technology Ventures
  • AeroMINE
  • Pajarito Powder
12:30 - 2:00 pmLunch with Panel DiscussionMaya Restaurant
2:00 - 3:45 pmParticipants in National Laboratory Accelerator ProgramsRiverside Ballroom

The Department of Energy’s various commercialization programs take top entrepreneurial scientists and engineers and embed them within U.S. national laboratories to perform early-stage research and development (R&D) and provide a platform to take their ideas from the lab and to the marketplace.
  • Treau
  • Helux
  • Takachar
  • Jolt Energy
  • Accelerate Wind
  • Mesodyne
  • SkyNano
3:45 - 4:30 pmInnovators and collaborators making waves in the networkRiverside Ballroom
  • Emrgy (NREL/USAID Emerging Markets Day 2018 winner)
  • Borealis Wind (Canada Innovation Connection Program)
  • Innovation Corridor (Collaborative public/private partnership)
4:30 - 5:00 pmTechnology ExpoRiverside Foyer
5:00 - 6:30 pmNetworking ReceptionMaya Restaurant
6:30 pmDinner – Dine-Around

Friday, September 21, 2018

8:00 - 9:00 amNetworking Breakfast and Technology ExpoRiverside Foyer
9:00 - 10:15 amIN2 Food, Energy, Water Landscape Panel DiscussionRiverside Ballroom

To continue to progress the goal of expanding the IN2 program to support innovations in new areas beyond commercial buildings and into the food energy water nexus, IN2 has partnered with members of the network to identify areas where IN2 can support the agtech sector. Learn insights and key findings regarding opportunities for technological innovation, and, investment trends within specific subtopic themes including: water conservation, ag production digitization, and food distribution.
  • Leo Zhang, Research Manager, Cleantech Group
  • Nick Brozović, Director of Policy, Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska
  • Dan Flynn, Executive Director, University of California-Davis Olive Center
  • Richard Conant, Professor, Colorado State University
  • Barry Liner, CTO, The Water Council
  • Chris Cochran, Executive Director, ReFED
10:15 - 12:00 pmTechnologies and Startups in DOE’s Energy I-Corps ProgramRiverside Ballroom

Learn how National Laboratory researchers are evaluating industry needs and potential market applications for their technologies.
  • CuB Fuels
  • Dynamic Line Rating
  • Electro-Active
  • LaserSense
  • SwitchGlaze
  • PureBeam
12:00 pmOutdoor ActivitiesAdvanced Signup Required

Join us for fun in the great outdoors! Attendees can sign up for a wide range of activities including fly fishing, golfing, hiking and a jeep tour.