AUTM 2019 Annual Meeting - Meeting Program / Planner
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Sunday, February 10, 2019
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
AUTM Marketing Course
AUTM Technology Valuation Course
AUTM Start-Up Course
AUTM/LES CLP Exam Review Course
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
New Session - 23072018
Course Lunch: I-Corps, Marketing, Start-up and Technology Valuation Courses
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
First-time Attendee Briefing and Reception
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Fireside Chat
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Booths, Bites & Bubbles
Monday, February 11, 2019
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
AUTM Registration
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
AUTM Connect Partnering Place and Information Desk Open
7:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Keynote Address, Plenary and Awards Presentation
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Standing Up for Tech Transfer: Making the Case for Innovation
Academic-Big Pharma Friendships: Can We Please Work Together?
Artificial Intelligence: Impact on Technology Transfer
Resolving Custody Issues in Commercializing Agricultural, Food and Life Science Tech
Fast Tracking Success at the USPTO (and Abroad)
Rebranding Your Office and Re-engaging Your Customers
Talent Matching for Academic Start-ups
Our Evolving Profession: Who Are We?
Roundtable: Administrative Professionals
Roundtable: New to Tech Transfer?
Roundtable: The Value of Global Technology Transfer — Opportunities to Leverage International Investments
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM
12:15 PM to 1:45 PM
Sponsor Lunch
1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Dessert Reception in the Exhibit Hall
1:45 PM to 3:15 PM
Assessing and Improving Your Office's Performance
Selecting and Sustaining Collaborations: An Interactive Workshop
Industry-Academia Connect and Collaborate
Royalty Audit Provisions and Enforcement: Pitfalls Before and During Litigation (CLE Eligible)
The CRISPR Battlefield: Patents, Licenses and Litigation
LEADERSHIP SERIES: Market Driven Technology Transfer: Critical Implications for Academic Tech Transfer
Industry Perspective for Proven Marketing Techniques to License Technologies
Where Does Blockchain Leave Universities?
Roundtable: Accounting in Technology Transfer Offices
Roundtable: Gene Editing and Gene Therapies: Helping Patients and Getting Paid
The Holistic Engagement: Bringing A New Perspective to Technology Transfer
3:15 PM to 4:00 PM
Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Real Time Reporting for Technology Transfer
De-risking and Commercializing University IP and Start-ups with Significant Industry Involvement
Industry-Academia Connect and Collaborate
AI and Precision Medicine: Growing IP Licenses and Assets
LEADERSHIP SERIES: How Do You Actually Measure the ROI for Research and Then Communicate the Results?
Conflicts and Confidentiality: Managing the Minefield of University IP Practice
Written in the Stars: Academia-Industry Licensing, Joint Ventures, Spin-offs
How to Meet Those Pesky Requirements in Your IIA
Roundtable: Plant Licensing and IP Protection
Roundtable: Physical Sciences and Engineering
Roundtable: Trade Secret and Know-How Licensing
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Industry/Academia Connect and Collaborate Reception and Exhibits
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Opening Reception
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
AUTM Western Region Planning Committee Breakfast
AUTM Central Region Breakfast
8:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Plenary Session — Venture Capital Panel
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Leveraging Academic Drug Discovery Centers to Commercialize Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
Subject Matter Eligibility of Personalized Medicine, Diagnostics, and Biomarkers
Navigating Artificial Intelligence
VCs Talk Back: Talking TTO Tactics
Lawsuits Against Your Licensee: What Happens, Tech Transfer's Role, and How It Will Play Out
Plant IP: Capturing Value in Agriculture and Biotechnology
The Role of the Mentor-in-Residence
LEADERSHIP SERIES: Counting Success: Why Metrics Don't Work Anymore
Roundtable: Elevate Your Administrative Professionals: Use Professional Development to Increase Office Function and Efficiency
Roundtable: Nine Points to Fostering Diversity in Innovation
Roundtable: Real Time Discussion of Partnership Challenges
12:45 PM to 2:00 PM
Lunch on your own
Eastern Region Planning Committee Lunch
Central Region Planning Committee Lunch
12:45 PM to 4:00 PM
Canadian Lunch, Programing and Reception
1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
AUTM Negotiation Course
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Federal Efforts to Advance Open Science
Be a Pitching Coach: Teaching Researchers How to Communicate About Technology Effectively
Business Side of the License (Part 1)
Pitch and Play: The Venture Challenge (Part 1)
Top 10 Mistakes Commonly Made When Drafting and Negotiating Patent License Agreements
Social Innovation in Technology Transfer: Exploring New and Old Models
3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Refreshment Break
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Universities and Cannabis: It's Big Business Now
MTAs Made Totally Awesome!
Business Side of the License (Part 2)
Pitch and Play: The Venture Challenge (Part 2)
Rethinking Health Innovation from Invention to Commercialization
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:30 AM to 11:30 PM
Plenary Panel Discussion and Awards Presentation
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
AUTM Annual Meeting Program Committee Lunch (by invitation)
12:45 PM to 1:45 PM
Career Development Forum: Get the 411 on a Gig in TT
Learn from Texas Hospitality: Treat Your Start-ups Right!
Someone's Been Using My Patents: Detecting, Evaluating and Value Infringement to Monetize University Patent Portfolios
Protecting Your IP Rights in China: Texas Perspective
Commercialization in the Medical Device World
Creating Comprehensive Partnering Strategy: Corporate Relations + Tech Transfer
Engaging Faculty in the Start-up Process
Roundtable: From Paperwork to Paperless: Widening the MTA Web System
Roundtable: Software
Roundtable: Cultivating CEOs in Underserved Regions
1:45 PM to 2:00 PM
Refreshment Break
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Innovative Programs from Government Tech Transfer Offices
Invention Triage: Giving Feedback to Inventors without Risking Relationships
The Widening Horizons of Agritech Commercialization
Automatic Licensing Initiatives: How They Work and How They Are Working
Commercialization of Physical Science Technologies: Successful Practices From the Trenches
My Know-How Will Help Build The Business. Should The Licensee Pay For It?
Renewable Innovation: How to Establish, Implement, and Fuel a Transparent Technology Development Funding Program
Roundtable: Getting to Valuation Inflection Points -for Free Courtesy of NIH
Roundtable: Developing Effective Mentoring Relationships
Roundtable: Changes in China and Your IP and Tech Transfer Strategy
3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Refreshment Break
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Battle of Priorities: Sell Side vs. Buy Side Licensing
Promoting Partnerships Through Technology Showcases
Open Innovation: A Case Study Approach to Best Practices
Assignments: The Bad and the Ugly
Sublicensing Income: The Words Still Really Matter
Best Practices in Women's Entrepreneurship Programs
Strategies for Monetizing Data at Universities
I-Corps at NIH: Proof that Researchers Getting Out of the Lab Creates Successful Start-ups
Roundtable: University Start-up Strategies
Roundtable: Licensing Technologies to IT Start-ups
Roundtable: Telling (and Selling) Your Stories: Achieving Success in Public Relations
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Closing Reception


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