First-Timers

AUTM Annual Meeting

Tips for First-Timers

If you are attending the AUTM Annual Meeting for the first time, here are some helpful tips from seasoned attendees:

  • Wear a new Member or first-time attendee ribbon on your badge. Mentors and AUTM leadership do their best to welcome and talk with everyone they see who is wearing this ribbon.
  • Participate in the First-Time Attendee Briefing and Reception on Sunday, February 20, in the Jefferson Ballroom, Third Floor, from 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Attend the many roundtable discussions for an informal discussion on topics of interest.
  • Meet new people in a casual atmosphere by attending the receptions.
  • Use AUTM Connect to meet with people from other organizations or form a dinner group for informal networking.
  • Visit the AUTM Connect Help Desk located at Chemin Royale, First Floor, or view the tutorial on the app.
  • Visit the AUTM Member Booth in the Exhibit Hall in the Grand Salon, First Floor, to learn how to get involved.
  • Attend a variety of sessions to get a feel for the diverse programming content offered at the AUTM Annual Meeting.

The educational tracks are organized into 10 tracks. Here are sessions you should plan to attend:

  • Industry Roundtable: Open Mic Discussion
  • Business Side of the License - Part 1 and 2
  • Leadership Tips for New Technology Transfer Supervisors
  • Get the Latest on Tech Transfer Advocacy Issues
  • Building and Growing Mentorship Networks to Enhance Commercialization Participants and Outcomes
  • How to Measure and Communicate the Impact and Value of What we do
  • Emerging Trends In Technology Commercialization
  • So Much Tech Marketing, So Little Time


Annual Meeting Sponsors

NIIMBL
Parker Highlander PLLC
PhRMA
Merck
Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP
KPPB
LifeArc
Michael Best & Friedrich
Osage University Partners
Wellspring
Blank Rome LLP
Novartis
Casimir Jones, SC
Computer Packages, Inc.
LockeLord
MPEG LA LLC
Royalty Pharma
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner
Quarles & Brady LLP
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Marshall Gerstein
Baker Donelson
Cayuse
Thomas Horstemeyer LLP
RWS
DocuSign
Berggren
DRI Capital
InfoEd
Redpath Consulting Group
KISSPlatform Europe BV
Hogan Lovells
Irell & Manella
Licensing Executives Society
Hodgson_Russ
Goldberg_Segalla
NYU Langone