Speaking Engagement

2024 SBIR/STTR Spring Innovation Conference

calendar icon June 17, 2024

The SBIR/STTR Spring Innovation Conference will be an in-person event held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD, from June 17 through June 19. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs are the nation’s largest source of early-stage, high-risk research and development funding for small businesses. These programs provide more than $4 billion annually in competitive awards, enabling entrepreneurs to develop new technologies and ultimately facilitate the commercialization of innovation. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with and hear from SBIR/STTR leaders and experts, as they learn how to submit more competitive proposals and leverage available resources.

Be sure to join us as we cover these topics below.

SBIR: Executing My Award – June 17, 2024, from 3:00 P.M. – 4:25 P.M.

In this session, attendees will receive valuable insights on how to establish good practices during Phase I that helps a firm secure a Phase II and ultimately Phase III.


Eric Poppe, CPA | Managing Director, Government Contracting Services, Cherry Bekaert