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Education Day

Alumni Hall Ross Auditorium

August 19th, 2019

8:30am - 8:45am Check-in

    9:00am - 11:30pm Resource Presentations

  11:45pm - 1:15pm Lunch Keynote Speaker

   1:30pm - 2:45pm Resource Presentations

Technology Showcase

Fisher Hall​

4:00pm Technology Showcase

Welcome Reception

Fisher Hall​

4:00pm - 6:00pm Networking 


August 20th-23rd, 2019

Company Presentations

Fisher Hall​

​​   Daily Pitch Sessions

*9:00 -5:00

 *Sessions schedule subject to change


Education Day








  • Joe Zeis, Aerospace and Defense Advisor         The Ohio Office of the Governor

  • Rob Scott, SBIR/STTR Program SBA Regional Administrator

  • Laurie Moncrieff, DEFENSEWERX

  • Jonathan McCombs, Franklin University

  • Brett Sharringhausen, US Central Command

  • Anthony Mastalski, North Midwest Regional Manager, NIST MEP 

  • Ryan Eader, Include Health-A TRIAD Company Success Story

  • Roger Garay, Defense Technical Information Center

  • Mike Thomas, US Cyber Command

  • Darryl Mitchell, Goddard Space Flight Center

  • Pat Craven, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense

  • Bud Boulter, AFRL Advanced Power Technology Office

  • Sharon Smith, Ohio PTAC

  • Susan Foltz, Ohio MEP

  • Michael Kinninger,Ohio Statewide Development Corproration


Franklin University

Alumni Hall/

Fisher Hall

301 E. Rich St.

Columbus, Ohio



Pitch Session


TRIAD Ohio 2019 Cohort Participants Receive:

  • 15 Minute private meeting to pitch technology to Science & Technology Scouts

  • Admission to Education Day & Welcome Reception.

  • Coaching & Support to develop DOD Communication Tools.

  • One-year inclusion in TRIAD Innovation Database for Science & Technology Scouts.

General Admission

Attendees Receive:


  • Admission to Education Day & Welcome Reception


  • Opportunity to meet DoD Representatives and Combatant Command Science & Technology Scouts.

  • Access to Guest Speakers and Resource Providers from Ohio MEP Network, SBDC, and PTAC.


  • Engagement with TRIAD Ohio 2019 Cohort Companies.