REGISTRATION

University Startups Demo Day and Conference 2017, April 18-20, Washington, D.C.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY STARTUPS CONFERENCE

The University Startups Conference and Demo Day brings together a diverse audience of university Startup Officers, university startups, entrepreneurs, Fortune 1000/Global 1000 corporations, VCs, angel investors, policy leaders, and federal government agencies. The event provides a venue to form and maintain robust transaction networks among the participants with the aim to align university IP and startups with investor and corporate needs.

The Demo Day showcases the startups that are best aligned with industry needs and corporate technical needs. The conference discusses best practices for creating, supporting and funding university startups. The Congressional office visits aim to raise awareness of the pivotal role that universities play in the formation of high potential startups, the creation of high-value jobs across the country, and overall national competitiveness.
 
Join your colleagues and other like-minded professionals in this high-caliber event!

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GENERAL EVENT SCHEDULE

April 18 (8:00 AM to 12:30 PM) - University Startups Demo Day

April 18 to 19 - University Startups Conference

April 20 - Congressional Office Visits

 

 

CONFERENCE FEE SCHEDULE

UNIVERSITY
        Conference fee includes: Register between Jan 21, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017 Register after Feb 28, 2017
  Members (per attendee from member institution)     University Startups Conference, University Startups Demo Day, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $645 $695
  Non-Members (per attendee from member institution)

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    University Startups Conference, University Startups Demo Day, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $895 $995
             
Global 1000/Fortune 500 Company
        Conference fee includes: Register between Jan 21, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017 Register after Feb 28, 2017
  Corporate Commercialization Center (CCC) Members     University Startups Demo Day, University Startups Conference, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $795 $895
  Non-Members     University Startups Demo Day, University Startups Conference, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $995 $1095
             
Angels and VCs
        Conference fee includes: Register between Jan 21, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017 Register after Feb 28, 2017
  Angels and VCs     University Startups Demo Day, University Startups Conference, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $995 $1095
             
Startups and Entrepreneurs
        Conference fee includes: Register between Jan 21, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017 Register after Feb 28, 2017
  Non-presenting Startups w/o a university-sponsored table
    University Startups Conference, University Startups Demo Day, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $695 $795
 

Startup Presenter of Selected Presenting Startup

(One of the 40 Best University Startups selected to present at the Demo Day on April 18, 2017)

   

University Startups Demo Day, University Startups Conference, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits

Valid for one (1) person

Free

Note: By invitation. For selected startup presenters only. You will receive and email from Ria Ancheta-Adrias if you are invited. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for questions.

 

Accompanying Persons from Selected Presenting Startup

(One of the 40 Best University Startups selected to present at the Demo Day on April 18, 2017)

   

Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits

Valid for two (2) persons
Accompanying persons should be employed in the selected startup

Free

Note: For accompanying persons of selected startups only.

             
Students*
        Conference fee includes: Register between Jan 21, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017 Register after Feb 28, 2017
  Students of the NCET2 Intern Program (click to apply to Intern Program)     Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits Free (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject: "free conference registration") Free (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject: "free conference registration")
  Students (University and College Undergrad, graduate, Post-doc)     Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits Free (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject: "free conference registration") Free (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject: "free conference registration")
  Student Volunteers     Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits Free (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject: "free conference registration") Free (email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. subject: "free conference registration")
* Students should be currently enrolled and have a valid student ID    
     
Government Agencies
        Conference fee includes: Register between Jan 21, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017 Register after Feb 28, 2017
  Non-SBIR Program Managers     University Startups Conference, University Startups Demo Day, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $995 $1095
  SBIR Program Managers     University Startups Demo Day, University Startups Conference, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $995 $1095
  Demo Day-only Registrations for SBIR Program Managers (for government personnel only. Use official government email to register.  Govenrnment Contractors are not free and must register as All Others)     University Startups Demo Day and Meeting Room access Free Free
             
Non-Profit Organizations
        Conference fee includes: Register between Jan 21, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017 Register after Feb 28, 2017
  Non-Profit Organizations     University Startups Conference, University Startups Demo Day, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $995 $1095
             
All Others
        Conference fee includes: Register between Jan 21, 2017 to Feb 28, 2017 Register after Feb 28, 2017
  Government Contractors, Consultants, Service Providers, Law Offices     University Startups Conference, University Startups Demo Day, Meeting Room access, Congressional Office Visits $1195 $1295
             
EXHIBIT/MEETING TABLES
        Exhibit Table Fee:    
  NCET2 Members or Startups of NCET2 Members    
  • 6-foot draped table located in Meeting Room for display and exhibits
  • Includes 2 conference registrations from organization purchasing the table
  • Listing as an Exhibiting Organization on the NCET2 Conference Website and Conference Information
  • Have a central location for you, your colleagues, startups and students/interns to invite angels, VCs, corporates and SBIR program mangers to meet and talk with all of you at your table
$1500
  Non-NCET2 Members    
  • 6-foot draped table located in Meeting Room for display and exhibits
  • Includes 2 conference registrations from organization purchasing the table
  • Listing as an Exhibiting Organization on the NCET2 Conference Website and Conference Information
  • Have a central location for you, your colleagues, startups and students/interns to invite angels, VCs, corporates and SBIR program mangers to meet and talk with all of you at your table
$3000

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • The conference fee includes access to the University Startups Conference and the Meeting Room. Meals are not included in the conference fee unless otherwise specified.
  • Registering for the University Startups Conference does not automatically register you for the Demo Day unless specified in the conference fee inclusions. Except for presenting startups, the university representative affiliated with the presenting startup, SBIR Program Managers, Global/Fortune 1000 companies, and accredited investors as specified in SEC rules.
  • Access to the meeting room is free of charge for university-affiliated startups and students, however you would have to be registered to receive a badge and gain access to the meeting room.
  • The Congressional Office Visits on April 20 is free and open to the public
  • Fees change without notice. We exercise dynamic pricing which can change daily. Actual pricing is established each day at point of registration. All prices are quoted as information only and we reserve the right to change them without notice.

Payment Policy

  • All registrations must be made online and by credit card.
  • Payment for all registrations must be made by institutional or personal credit card and paid in full prior to the conference. We do not accept Purchase Orders or checks.
  • Receipts for reimbursements are available online once you complete the registration.

Refunds, Cancellations and No-Show Policy

  • Substitutions can be made online and will be accepted until the Friday before the start of event.
  • All refunds and cancellations must be made by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject:"Conference Cancellation". Cancellations by fax, mail and phone are not accepted.
  • Refunds are available up to 30 days before the beginning of the event, less a 15% fee (for credit card and other processing fees)
  • Cancellations received up to 10 days prior to the event will be provided a credit to use for other NCET2 events and programs.
  • Cancellations received later than 10 days prior to the event will be considered a "no show". Cancellations not done via email will be considered a "no show". No shows are not eligible for a credit. A registered attendee who does not cancel or provide a substitute before the event begins is considered a no-show and is not eligible for a refund or credit.

Registration Closes on April 14, 2016. Absolutely no onsite registrations.

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