AUTM 2023 Annual Meeting Call for Topics

What's Your Brilliant Idea for Next Year's Meeting?

‚Äč2023 Annual Meeting
February 19-22
JW Marriot
Austin, Texas


The Call for Topics has now closed. Thank you for your proposals, the Annual Meeting Planning Committee is looking forward to reviewing the submissions.

The 2023 Annual Meeting Planning Committee is looking for your workshop and roundtable discussion ideas. Get your session highlighted at the AUTM 2023 Annual Meeting by suggesting an interesting topic for sessions running 75 to 90 minutes. 

What's New about the Submission Process?
New for this year, the Planning Committee will conduct blind reviews of submissions to ensure objectivity in selecting the winning topics.

Quick Tips on Submitting an Annual Meeting Topic

  • Think High-Level – Seasoned attendees prefer discussion groups. Look for sessions that have unique formats.
  • Balanced Programming – We need a good mix of all content levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced. Basic topics can be considered.
  • Variety of Speakers – For content to be well-rounded, selecting speakers from as many institutions, countries and backgrounds is encouraged, and at least one industry member is ideal.
To help get you started, here are some topic areas we seek:
  • Academic Studies
  • Administrative/Operations
  • Advocacy, Equity and Societal Impact
  • Global Issues
  • Industry/Academic Partnerships
  • IP Trends and Successful Practices
  • Licensing Successful Practices
  • Marketing Successful Practices
  • Nuts and Bolts of Technology Transfer
  • Startups and Gap Funding
  • Other