Events

The following events should be of particular interest to the OFRN Community.

Sep
26
Thu
OFRN Round 4 Proposers Day and Applicant Training @ Quest Conference Center
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Ohio Federal Research Network Round 4 Proposers Day and Applicant Training event will give information about the Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) and the OFRN Round 4 Opportunity Announcement for the Sustaining Ohio’s Aeronautical Readiness and Innovation in the Next Generation (SOARING) initiative. The session will also include applicant proposal and pitch training.

Who Should Attend? Anyone interested in the following should attend this informational briefing.

  • learn about the OFRN and the Round 4 Opportunity Announcement
  • gain contracting information
  • receive proposal and pitch training

Attendance at this session is voluntary but highly encouraged.

 

FAQs

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? – email becky.mescher@wright.edu

Is there a fee for this event? – There is no fee to attend this event. We ask that you cancel your registration if you find that you cannot attend the event.

How can I get a copy of the OFRN Round 4 Opportunity Announcement? – An email announcement wil go out when the RFP is released. Download a copy from the Round 4 Opportunity Announcement site, or email becky.mescher@wright.edu to receive a copy via email.

Do I have to attend the Proposers Day and Applicant Training if I want to submit a response to the Round 4 Opportunity Announcement? – Attendance at the OFRN Round 4 Proposers Day and Applicant Training is highly encouraged but not a requirement of the submission process.

Oct
7
Mon
The Ohio Defense Forum 2019 @ Westin Great Southern
Oct 7 – Oct 8 all-day

2019 Theme: Ohio’s Defense Ecosystem
“Connecting Ohio’s Military Installations, Defense Communities and Industries”

With Special Guest Congressman Michael Turner

The DDC, along with many key partners and sponsors, hosts the annual state-wide Ohio Defense Forum. The Forum is for defense installation leadership, community leaders, industry representatives, and elected officials to connect, build awareness, and gain a deeper understanding of the current defense environment, and the role they play in supporting all facets of national defense. Event networking opportunities allow stakeholders to interact and discuss key issues with top level officials.


Sponsorship Opportunities Available 
click here to view packages


The Ohio Defense Forum Attire 
Civilian: Business | Military: Uniform of the Day 


Advance registration is STRONGLY encouraged.
Due to security considerations and space limitations, on-site registrants may not be guaranteed admittance.
All attendees will be asked to show a government-issued photo identification card to enter the event. 

Nov
14
Thu
2019 AFLCMC Pitch Day @ Carillon Historical Park
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

https://aflcmcpitchday.com/

Registration closes, Friday, November 1, 2019!

Plan to arrive by mid-day on November 13 to take advantage of an exclusive VC Networking event with the opportunity to meet small business entrepreneurs, investors, VCs, and members of industry. But that’s not all! At our Showcase event on November 14, you will hear directly from senior Air Force Leadership on how they are redefining the very nature of what’s possible in rapid procurement and from invited Small Businesses pitching their SBIR Phase II technology capabilities.

Don’t miss out on being a part of leveraging modern commercial business practices to enable the rapid development of small business ecosystems that have dual-use cutting edge technologies to enable the fielding of fast, relevant and affordable solutions.

Event Snapshot:

When: November 13 & 14, 2019
   November 13: Exclusive Afternoon VC Networking Event
   November 14: Must-See Showcase of Emerging Technologies
Where:
Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409
How to Register: https://aflcmcpitchday.com/
Who is encouraged to attend?
   - Small Businesses
– Major Defense and Prime Contractors
– Members of Air Force, DoD, Federal Government, etc.
– Members of Academia, Investors, Media, etc.

How do I register to attend?
A: Every attendee must be vetted by the AFLCMC Security Team. To request to attend and start the vetting process, simply click on your type on the Overview tab. We will not accept any requests after Friday, November 1, 2019, and there will be no onsite registration. Please note, submitting your request to attend does not guarantee admittance. All requests to attend will be followed up with a validation email confirming your admittance.

Nov
19
Tue
Ohio Aerospace Day 2019 @ Statehouse Atrium
Nov 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Ohio Aerospace & Aviation Council CommitteeandOhio Aerospace and Aviation Council
present

OHIO AEROSPACE DAY
A strategic assembly of government, industry, and academic leaders to discuss the future of the aerospace and aviation industry in Ohio.“Ohio, gateway to the future of aerospace and aviation!”

Go to event website for agenda and registration

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