Schedule Highlights

AUTM Annual Meeting

Schedule Highlights

Your exclusive sneak peek at the can't-miss events.
Schedule subject to change. All times listed in CDT

 
 

Sunday, February 19

7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. AUTM Registration
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)
3 - 5:30 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place
Sponsored by
3 - 5:30 p.m. AUTM Connect Help Desk
3 - 6:30 p.m. Contemplation Room
Sponsored by
3 - 6:30 p.m. Nursing Room
Sponsored by
4 - 5 p.m. First-Time Attendee Briefing and Reception
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Fireside Chat

Kathi Vidal
Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Director Vidal serves as the chief executive of the one of the world's largest intellectual property offices.
6 - 8 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
6:30 - 8 p.m. Boots, Bites & Banjos
(Exhibit Hall Reception)
 

Monday, February 20

7 – 8 a.m. Breakfast On Own – Coffee and Tea Service Available
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. AUTM Registration
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Contemplation Room
Sponsored by
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Nursing Room
Sponsored by
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 - 7:30 a.m. Morning Mindfulness Meditation
8 - 10 a.m. Opening Plenary and Keynote Presentation
Sponsored by
9:30 - 11 a.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10 - 11 a.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 1 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
11 a.m. - 12:15 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 p.m. Concurrent Session 2 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
1:45 - 3 p.m. Industry / Academia Connect and Collaborate: Part 1
Sponsored by
3 - 3:45 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
3:45 - 5 p.m. Industry / Academia Connect and Collaborate: Part 2
Sponsored by
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3:45 - 5 p.m. Concurrent Session 3 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
5 - 6 p.m. Industry / Academia Connect and Collaborate
Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

 
6 - 7:30 p.m. Opening Reception
Sponsored by
 

Tuesday, February 21

7 - 8 a.m. Breakfast On Own – Coffee and Tea Service Available
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Registration
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Contemplation Room
Sponsored by
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Nursing Room
Sponsored by
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Connect Help Desk
7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place
Sponsored by
7:30 - 8 a.m. Guided Morning Meditation
8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
8:30 - 10 a.m. Plenary Session 
10 - 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:45 a.m. - noon Concurrent Session 4 – Educational Sessions and Roundtables
Noon - 2 p.m. Lunch on your own
Noon -  2 p.m. Eastern Region Planning Committee Lunch
(by invitation)
Noon - 2 p.m. Western Region Planning Committee Lunch
(by invitation)
Noon - 5 p.m. Central Region Planning Committee Lunch
(by invitation)
Noon - 3:15 p.m. Canadian 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
2 - 5 p.m. AUTM Partnering Forum
(additional fee, seating limited)
2 - 5:30 p.m. AUTM Negotiation Course
(additional fee, seating limited)
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 22

7 - 8 a.m. Breakfast On Own
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AUTM Registration
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Nursing Room
Sponsored by
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Contemplation Room
Sponsored by
7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place
Sponsored by

 
7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. AUTM Connect Help Desk
8 - 9 a.m. Coffee/Tea Service- Breakfast on your own
 
8 - 8:30 a.m. Guided Morning Meditation
9 - 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Session 7 – Educational and Roundtable Discussions
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Transition Break
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. Closing Plenary Session and Keynote
4:30 - 6 p.m. Closing Reception
Sponsored 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. To create a sponsorship and exhibit package tailored to meet your budget and objectives, email Casey Annunziata, AUTM Business Development Manager, or call +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