Schedule & Program Guide

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AUTM Annual Meeting

Schedule Highlights

*Schedule is subject to change​

Here is a preliminary schedule of the can't miss events. A complete schedule is coming soon!

 

Sunday, March 8

7 a.m. – 7 p.m. AUTM Registration Open
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Marketing Course
(additional fee, lunch included, seating limited)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Technology Valuation Course
(additional fee, lunch included, seating limited)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM/LES CLP Exam Review Course 
(separate LES registration required)
12 - 1 p.m. Lunch: Marketing and Technology Valuation Courses
1 -7 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place and Information Desk Open 
4 - 5 p.m. First-time Attendee Briefing
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Fireside Chat Featuring Judge Paul Redmond Michel

The Honorable Paul Redmond Michel is a frequent speaker on IP subjects, having testified before Congress on patent reform legislation and serving as Special Advisor to the Patent Reform Task Force. In his years on the bench Judge Michel adjudicated thousands of appeals and wrote more than 800 opinions, hundreds of which were in patent cases. 
6 - 8 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open 
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Booths, Bites & Bubbles (Exhibit Hall Reception)
 

Monday, March 9

7 - 8 a.m. Contintental Breakfast
7 a.m. – 5 p.m. AUTM Registration Open
7 a.m. – 5 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place and Information Desk Open 
8 - 10 a.m. Keynote Address, Plenary and Awards Presentation

Ellen Ochoa​

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa is the first Hispanic woman ever to go to space. She’s also a brilliant inventor and a trailblazer like no other.
9:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
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
12:15 - 1 p.m. Lunch
12:15 - 1:45 p.m. Sponsor Lunch (by invitation) 
1 - 1:45 p.m. Dessert Reception in the Exhibit Hall
1:45 - 3:15 p.m.  Industry/Academia Connect and Collaborate: Part 1
1:45 - 3:15 p.m.  Concurrent Session 2 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
3:15 - 4 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
4 - 5:30 p.m. Industry/Academia Connect and Collaborate: Part 2
4 - 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Session 3 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Industry/Academia Connect and Collaborate Reception and Exhibits
6:30 - 8 p.m. Opening Reception
 

Tuesday, March 10

7 – 8:30 a.m. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Transfer Profession Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place and Information Desk Open
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  AUTM Western Region Planning Committee Breakfast (by invitation)
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  AUTM Central Region Breakfast (by invitation)
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. AUTM Registration Open
8:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Concurrent Session 4 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions

9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Plenary Session – Venture Capital Panel
12 - 2 p.m. Lunch On Your Own
12 - 2 p.m. Eastern Region Planning Committee Lunch (by invitation)
12 - 2 p.m. Central Region Planning Committee Lunch (by invitation)
12 - 4 p.m. Canadian Lunch and Programing (by invitation)
2 - 5:30 p.m. AUTM Negotiation Course
(additional fee, seating limited)
2 - 5:30 p.m. Life Sciences and Data Analytics Partnering Forum
(additional fee, seating limited)
2 - 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 5 – Educational Sessions
2 - 3:15 p.m. AUTM Pitch and Play – The AUTM Venture Challenge Business Plan Competition (Part 1) 
3:15 - 4 p.m. Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
4 - 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 6 – Educational Sessions
4 - 5:15 p.m. AUTM Pitch and Play – The AUTM Venture Challenge Business Plan Competition (Part 2) 
 

Wednesday, March 11

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AUTM Connect Partnering Place and Information Desk Open
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. AUTM Registration Open
8 - 9 a.m. Breakfast On Your Own
9 - 10:15 a.m. Concurrent Session 7 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Session 8 – Educational and Roundtable Sessions
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. 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
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:45 - 4:30 p.m. Closing Plenary and Awards Presentation

Antwi Akom

Professor Antwi Akom is the Director of the Social Innovation and Urban Opportunity Lab—a joint research lab between UCSF and SFSU (SOULLAB.co). He has an extensive background in building collaborative, community-facing technology projects and new models of urban innovation that help cities become smarter, more equitable, just and sustainable.
4:30 - 6 p.m. Closing Reception


Annual Meeting Sponsors

AstraZeneca
Elanco Animal Health
Osage University Partners
NIIMBL
Burford Capital
Merck
Parker Highlander PLLC
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Marshall Gerstein
Michael Best & Friedrich
LifeArc
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Oblon
Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds
Eli Lilly and Company
BCC Research
AbbVie
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner
Blank Rome LLP
MPEG LA LLC
Baker Donelson
Casimir Jones, SC
Royalty Pharma
Smith, Gambrell & Russell
Quarles & Brady LLP
Hodgson Russ LLP
Wellspring
TreMonti Consulting LLC