NASA Technology Days
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NASA Technology Days

28 - 30 November 2012
Location: Cleveland, OH
Venue: Cleveland Public Auditorium & Conference Center

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Due to the high number of registered attendees for our event we will no longer accept pre registration online. We will only accept on site registration. Also you can tune into the event via NASA UStream at:

Join NASA for “Technology Days” in Cleveland, Ohio from November 28–30, 2012. This three-day event and technology showcase will bring together a broad community of stakeholders from industry, academia, and the U.S. government to engage in strategy development, partnership building, and implementation of ways to foster technology transfer and innovation.

This information will evolve as the program takes shape and more speakers are confirmed.

 Robert Lightfoot
 Mason Peck


Robert M. Lightfoot Jr.
Associate Administrator 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
 Mason Peck
Chief Technologist
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
 Michael Gazarik

Ray Lugo
Michael Gazarik
Director of Space Technology Programs
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
 Ramon (Ray) Lugo III
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
John H. Glenn Research Center

Attend this one-of-a-kind technology expo to:

  • See mature technologies ready for commercialization
  • Connect with new supply chain partners
  • Learn about NASA technologies, and uncover opportunities to partner with NASA on technology development 
  • Create new business opportunities for your company
  • Meet with major research companies to form technology development partnerships




99 Technology Sessions on Display.
The technology exposition will focus on industrial market sectors of prime economic importance to the Midwestern United States 


Aerospace Advanced Energy AutomotiveInnovative Manufacturing  Human Health



The objectives of the event are twofold:


  • Day 1: Technology and Innovation at NASA General Session: An introduction and status update of NASA’s technology programs that explores new approaches to current missions and strives to address challenges for NASA’s future missions. Presentations will delivered by key NASA program executives and leaders throughout the day. 
  • Day 2 and 3: A technology exposition will showcase NASA-developed technologies to individuals interested in commercialization or business development partnerships. 


Get a comprehensive overview of NASA’s technology programs for space exploration and aeronautics, and discover innovative and advanced technologies which are stimulating the economy and sustaining our nation’s global competitiveness.  NASA's Tech Days are free and open to the public, registration is required.

  • Learn about the Space Technology Program objectives, successes, and plans for the future
  • Get an in-depth overview of NASA’s potential industry partnerships and opportunities
  • Discuss Agency-wide technology transfer and commercialization efforts
  • Engage with program managers and network with peers on potential collaborative enterprises
  • Explore the technology showcase featuring mature technologies from the Aerospace, Advanced Energy, Automotive , Innovative Manufacturing, and Human Health industries. The demonstrations and exhibits will provide attendees opportunities for networking, business development and forging new relationships , while learning about the leading technologies contributing to American economic growth and innovation


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Interested media should contact Duane Hyland to register for this event.