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AUTM Annual Meeting

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The media is invited to attend our signature event, which is being held this year Oct. 20-23 in New Orleans. Coverage options include more than 80 panels, many of which focus on technology and the global impacts of research commercialization, and three keynote speakers, including Alejandra Y. Castillo, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development. View the full program here.

Meeting Location
Hilton Riverside New Orleans

To arrange interviews or request a press pass, contact: 
Leef Smith Barnes 
Chief Marketing Officer
+1-703-870-4895

2022 Annual Meeting Highlights

Sunday, February 19, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Alejandra Castillo

US Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development
Ms. Castillo will discuss U.S. Economic Development Administration’s seven investment priorities, the importance of federally funded research and technology transfer on advancing them, and EDA’s historic $3 billion allocation under President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, among other topics. Meet Alejandra
Monday, February 21, 8 – 10 a.m. 
Lt. General Russel L. Honoré (Ret.)

Gen. Honoré helps organizations develop a culture of preparedness and initiates a mindset of problem-solving using strategies that create take-charge leaders. He will speak on tackling the world's "impossible problems" with blue sky technologies. Meet Gen. Honoré
Tuesday, February 22, 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Perspectives from the Far Side 

They say hindsight is 20/20. That's why stepping out of tech transfer and looking back in can offer a valuable view. Ian McClure, Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Impact at the University of Kentucky, leads a panel of TTO legends who share their candid perspectives from both sides of the university-industry aisle. Meet the panelists
Wednesday, February 23, 2:45 – 4:30 p.m.
Anna Young

CEO of MakerHealth
Named a top healthcare innovator, Anna Young demonstrates that with the right tools, anyone can create devices that heal. Meet Anna
 
 
Additional Information
View AUTM's recent press releases
 
Learn how technology transfer continues to be an important driver of impressive gains for local, state and national economies. Download the latest Annual Licensing Activty Report.
Discover how academic technology transfer is driving the innovation economy and benefiting society. Download and share the infographic.


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Annual Meeting Sponsors

AstraZeneca
Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP
Wellspring
KPPB
Osage University Partners
PhRMA
Casimir Jones, SC
Michael Best & Friedrich
Cayuse
NIIMBL
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Nixon Peabody
Parker Highlander PLLC
LevelSet Capital
Merck
Marshall Gerstein
InfoEd
Blank Rome LLP
KISSPlatform Europe BV
Novartis
LockeLord
Elsevier
Quarles & Brady LLP
Computer Packages, Inc.
Boehringer Ingelheim
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner
NYU Langone
Berggren
RWS
Fox Rothschild LLP