Why Should Your Boss Send You to AUTM's 2019 IP Portfolio Course
We understand. Your office budget is tight and there’s always work in the wings. It’s not always easy to make the case that leaving the office to attend a conference makes sense. But we know it’s a good idea—for many reasons. So, we’ve put together some information to share with your boss on why attending AUTM’s 2019 IP Portfolio Course is a sound investment.
Our meeting in Bethesda is one of the leading technology transfer courses. There is simply no other gathering like it for administrative professionals who manage a global IP portfolio within the technology transfer office. The course is focused on learning, networking and deal-making. And with 40 professionals attending, you are bound to broaden your perspectives on the field, make new connections and cement existing ones.
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Technology transfer is a learned art.
Whether you’re just starting out in the field or have 10 years under your belt, as the profession evolves, there’s always more to know to be competitive. The 2019 IP Portfolio Course will have educational sessions designed to help you learn the essentials, more nuanced techniques or for sharing your expertise with others to support our changing profession. If you’re interested in being better at your job, AUTM has you covered.
Face-to-face partnering is invaluable.
IP Portfolio Course attendees have three days to interact with industry or academic counterparts. Whether you are connecting on pharma, engineering, software, medical devices or other diverse technologies, the IP Portfolio Course attracts dealmakers.
See the big picture.
With informed speakers, presenters and colleagues from different types of organizations, the IP Portfolio Course is the perfect place to expand your perspectives with intel to make your office even more efficient and impactful.
It’s about ROI.
No conference can solve all of your office’s challenges but investing in your team – giving them the education, partnering, and world-class networking opportunities they need to do more with the tools they have – is a brilliant start.
So maybe, the question for your boss isn’t “can I go to AUTM's 2019 IP Portfolio Course this year?” It’s “Can you afford for me to stay at the office?”
When you get home….
Be sure to download all guides and handouts. Implement what you learned.
Capture contacts and meeting notes in our AUTM Connect app. You’ll still have access to your new colleagues when you’re back in the office.
Joined AUTM just for the IP Portfolio Course discount? Don’t stop there. You can take advantage of the other great member benefits - eGroup connections
to colleagues around the world, free access to the AUTM Tech Transfer Practice Manual
, volunteer opportunities
for leadership experience, and so much more.