The 2016 R&D 100 Conference

The R&D 100 Conference is the pinnacle of all things R&D. #RD100CON is the place where top innovators in the R&D community come together each year to meet, greet, learn and inspire one another. Throughout the conference, cross-disciplinary keynotes, panels, and learning tracks will review the developments of the past year, provide insight into future forecasting, and foster a collaborative environment to share ideas and network with industry peers. The conference culminates in the R&D 100 Awards Ceremony, a celebration of the year's top innovations in the R&D space. Dubbed the "Oscars of Invention," the R&D 100 Awards is the place where the R&D community comes together to recognize and honor those among them who have achieved greatness in 2016.

Learn

Keynotes, panel discussions, and high-impact educational tracks that will allow you to tailor a program to meet your learning objectives.

Inspire

A cross-disciplinary approach, designed to highlight successful strategies and tactics in specific fields, to help inspire innovation in others.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2016 Speakers

Stephen Shapiro
Keynote Speaker
24/7 Innovation

Rosemarie Truman
Keynote Speaker
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Harriet Kung
Department of Energy

Jeffrey Salmon
Department of Energy

Larry M. Sweet
Georgia Tech Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Machines

Linda Sapochak
National Science Foundation

Michael Meador
National Nanotechnology Institute

Reza Sadeghi
BIOVIA-Dassault Systèmes

Sid Nag
Gartner

Warren Grayson
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Amy Belton
Leidos, Inc., Women in Bio

Steven H. Collicott
Purdue University School of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Bradford Goldense
Goldense Group

Joy Goswami
University of Delaware Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships

Bill Petrow
ipCapital Group

Adam J. Bulakowski
ipCapital Group

Vicki A. Barbur
Concurrent Technologies Corporation

Lillian Zarrelli Ryals
The MITRE Corporation

Mark Jones
The Dow Chemical Company

Barbara Foster
The Microscopy & Imaging Place

Josh Meyer
Jacobs Consultancy Inc.

Tim Studt
Advantage Business Media

Conference Agenda

Click a Track above to see available Sessions

Nov. 2, 2016, noon - 3 p.m.

Nov. 2, 2016, 1 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Nov. 2, 2016, 2 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Nov. 2, 2016, 3 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Nov. 2, 2016, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 2, 2016, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 7 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 9:40 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 10:40 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 12:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 1:40 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 3:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Nov. 3, 2016, 10 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Nov. 4, 2016, 7:30 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.

Nov. 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Nov. 4, 2016, 9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Nov. 4, 2016, 9:55 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.

Nov. 4, 2016, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Nov. 4, 2016, 11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Nov. 4, 2016, noon - 12:15 p.m.

Last Year's Speakers

Dean Kamen
Keynote Speaker
DEKA Research & Development Corporation, FIRST®

Thom Mason
Keynote Speaker
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Dept. of Energy

Alex Peng, PhD
Material and Chemical Research Laboratories, ITRI

Babetta Marrone, PhD
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Bruce Chehroudi, PhD
Advanced Technology Consultants

David S. Bem, PhD
The Dow Chemical Company

Gene Tetreault
Unified Laboratory Management Portfolio, BIOVIA

John McLean, PhD
Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology

Lester Keizer
Business Continuity Technologies

Lonnie Love, PhD
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Dept. of Energy

Santinderpall Pannu, PhD
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Stuart Henderson, PhD
Argonne National Laboratory, Dept. of Energy

Tony Holtz
Proto Labs

Vicki A. Barbur, PhD
Concurrent Technologies Corporation

Testimonials

The speaker was amazing and the topic seemed futuristic. It should win an R&D 100 Award! Outstanding!

- Attendee at speaker Satinderpall Pannu's session

Good to have talks that cover R&D trends in various industries.

- Attendee at speaker Kyle Reissner's session

I learned a lot about cool progress in robotics.

- Attendee at speaker Brian O’Neil's session

Don't Miss Out!