FLC Mid-Atlantic Region Partnering for Economic Development

Industry & Tech
October 12, 2022

FLC Mid-Atlantic Region Partnering for Economic Development

Join the Mid-Atlantic Region as it hosts speakers from the public and private sectors presenting the value of partnering for economic development.

  • Learn successes from Academic and Federal partnerships
  • Understand recruitment strategies and private sector workforce development
  • Learn the value of partnering with your local economic development group

Register now for this three-hour event to help promote your lab’s growth through public and private partnerships.

Agenda (all times in ET)

Noon - 12:05 pm Welcome and Introduction from the FLC Mid-Atlantic Regional Coordinators

Vladimir Popov, Frederick National Research Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR)

Claudia Haywood, Frederick National Research Laboratory for Cancer Research (FNLCR)

12:05 - 12:50 pm Keynote Address Mojdeh Bahar, NIST
12:50 - 1:45 pm Academic Partnering - Learn how federal labs partner with universities to advance research and technology development 

Moderator: Claudia Haywood

  • Laura Prestia, National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Maggie Scully, FNLCR
  • Samantha Kilgore, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Frank Goertner, University of Maryland
  • Eddie Diehl, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command
1:45 - 2:15 pm Break  
2:15 - 2:45 pm Using your own Network to Recruit your next Technology Transfer Professional


Glen Gardner, Gardner Innovation Search Partners
2:45 - 3:45 pm T2 Partnering with Local Economic Development

Moderator: Vladimir Popov

  • Ulyana Desiderio, Maryland Department of Commerce
  • Stephen Auvil, TEDCO
  • Wendy Leonard, DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory
  • Anthony Armaly, National Energy Technology Laboratory
  • Michael Salgaller, NCI
3:45 - 4:15 pm Workforce Development - Learn how to manage your workforce in a remote environment Adele Martin, Leidos
4:15 - 4:30 pm Closing Remarks from the FLC Mid-Atlantic Coordinators

Vladimir Popov, FNLCR

Claudia Haywood, FNLCR