Schedule Highlights

AUTM Annual Meeting

Schedule Highlights

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Schedule subject to change. All times listed in CDT.
 

Sunday, February 20

7 a.m. - 6 p.m. AUTM Registration
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Nursing and Contemplation Rooms
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. AUTM Marketing Course
(additional fee, lunch included, seating limited)
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. AUTM Technology Valuation Course
(additional fee, lunch included, seating limited)
Sponsored by
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. AUTM Startup Business Development Course
(additional fee, lunch included, seating limited)
1 - 6 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place
Sponsored by

1 - 6 p.m. AUTM Connect Help Desk
4 - 5 p.m. First-Time Attendee Briefing and Reception
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Fireside Chat Featuring Alejandra Y. Castillo, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development
The agency's priorities range from advancing equity to fostering the entreprenurial ecosystems driving tech commercialization.
6 - 8 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Booths, Bites & Bubbles
(Exhibit Hall Reception)
 

Monday, February 21

7 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Registration
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nursing Room
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Contemplation Room
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place
Sponsored by

7 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Connect Help Desk
7 - 8 a.m. Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7 - 11 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
8 - 10 a.m. Plenary Session Featuring Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré
Sponsored by

The General will highlight critical strategies of leadership and resilience to help you prepare, react and rebound from crisis.
10 - 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 1 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Exhibit Hall Closed
12:15 - 1 p.m. Attendee Lunch
12:15 - 1 :45 p.m. Directors Lunch
(by invitation)
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Sponsor Lunch
(by invitation)
1 - 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
1 - 1:45 p.m. Dessert Reception in the Exhibit Hall 
1:45 - 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 2 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
1:45 - 3:15 p.m. Industry / Academia Connect and Collaborate: Part 1
Sponsored by

3:15 - 4 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4 - 5:30 p.m. Industry / Academia Connect and Collaborate: Part 2
Sponsored by

4 - 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Session 3 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Industry / Academia Connect and Collaborate
Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Sponsored by
6:30 - 8 p.m. Opening Reception
 

Tuesday, February 22

7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Registration
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nursing and Room
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Contemplation Room
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place
Sponsored by

7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Connect Help Desk
7 - 8:30 a.m. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Continental Breakfast
Featuring Lecresha Sewell, CEO and Founder of Melanated Healthcare

(There is no fee to attend this event, but advanced registration is required.)
Sponsored by


 
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Attendee Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Central Region Breakfast
(by invitation)
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Concurrent Session 4 – Educational Sessions and Roundtables
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
9:45 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - Noon Plenary Session – Perspectives from the Far Side of the Moon
TTO Legends, who have worked on both sides of the university-industry aisle, share their candid perspectives.
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(Moderator Ian McClure, University of Kentucky, and panelists Gaylene Anderson, Boehringer Ingelheim; Katharine Ku, Wilson Sonsini; Kirsten Leute, Osage University Partners; Gayatri Varma, AstraZeneca and Teri Willey, IU Ventures)
Noon - 2 p.m. Lunch on your own
Noon - 2 p.m. Eastern Region Planning Committee Lunch
(by invitation)
Noon - 2 p.m. Central Region Planning Committee Lunch
(by invitation)
Noon - 2 p.m. Western Region Planning Committee Lunch
(by invitation)
2 - 5:30 p.m. AUTM Negotiation Course
(additional fee, seating limited)
2 - 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 5 – Educational Sessions and Roundtables
3:15 - 4 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4 - 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 6 – Educational Sessions and Roundtables
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. RTTP Reception
(by invitation)
 

Wednesday, February 23

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AUTM Registration
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Nursing Room
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Contemplation Room
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place
Sponsored by

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AUTM Connect Help Desk
9 - 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Session 7 – Educational and Roundtable Discussions
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Session 8 – Educational and Roundtable Discussions
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Attendee Lunch
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

AUTM Annual Meeting Program Committee Lunch
(by invitation)

1 - 2:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 9 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
2:15 - 2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:45 – 4:30 p.m. Plenary Session Featuring Anna Young

Named a top healthcare innovator, Anna Young, MakerHealth CEO, demonstrates that with the right tools, anyone can create devices that heal.
4:30 - 6 p.m. Closing Reception
Sponsored in part by


Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
Tap into our diverse attendee list of tech transfer influencers and decision makers. Annual Meeting sponsors and exhibitors dramatically increase their brand visibility among thousands of tech transfer professionals, researchers and intellectual property experts from around the world. Work with AUTM to create a virtual sponsorship and exhibit package tailored to meet your budget and objectives.

Contact Casey Annunziata, AUTM Sponsor & Exhibits Manager, at cannunziata@autm.net or +1-202-960-1782 today!



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