SSTI's 2017 Annual Conference

About SSTI

SSTI strengthens initiatives to create a better future through science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. It is the community for state, university, local, regional and federal innovation practitioners, policymakers and researchers.

The Annual Conference

SSTI’s annual conference engages those involved in the innovation economy in a dynamic exploration of the advances and challenges facing our community. Gather with your peers to help build solutions in the face of uncertain funding and other roadblocks, and to share practices that strengthen science, tech, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Who Attends?

Our conference is the best opportunity to gather with other leaders of science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. The conference attracts policymakers, stakeholder and practitioners working at all levels in the innovation economy. Lend your voice and help build those bridges for a better future. Register for the conference by August 18 to take advantage of the early bird rates!

Agenda Overview

SSTI's 2017 Annual Conference will begin the afternoon of September 13 and run through the morning of September 15
Day 1
Sep 13 2017
Day 2
Sep 14 2017
Day 3
Sep 15 2017

Sunrise Yoga / Fun Run

Registration & Breakfast

Networking Break

Hacking a Better Future

Lunch and Keynote

Breakout Sessions A

Networking Break

Breakout Sessions B

Dine-Around D.C.

Sunrise Yoga / Fun Run

Breakfast

Breakout Sessions C

Networking Break

Breakout Sessions D

Showcasing innovation in America's capital

Washington provides an opportunity to not only discuss best practices with colleagues, but also to hear the latest policy outlook and to showcase the impact of innovation economies for federal officials.

SSTI’s 2017 Annual Conference is being held at the: Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel. The conference rate is $239 per night, which is $90 below commercial rates and nearly equal to the federal per diem rate. Reserve your room to secure the rate.

Register for the conference today!

Rates will increase by $100 after August 18.
SSTI Member
$625.00

Take advantage of your registration discount and join SSTI’s largest member gathering of the year!

All tickets include:

  • Full Conference Access
  • Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch
  • Evening Receptions
  • Links to Speaker Materials
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SSTI Member – Additional Participant
$550.00

Additional attendees from the same SSTI member organization pay even less! Bring your entire team to the conference so everyone can benefit from the event’s education and networking opportunities.

All tickets include:

  • Full Conference Access
  • Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch
  • Evening Receptions
  • Links to Speaker Materials
Book Now
Non-Member Registration
$775.00

Non-members of SSTI are welcome to participate in the conference! You can also join SSTI today and receive member pricing.

All tickets include:

  • Full Conference Access
  • Breakfast, Breaks and Lunch
  • Evening Receptions
  • Links to Speaker Materials
Book Now

Thank you to our sponsors!