Schedule at a Glance

Schedule-at-a-Glance

Schedule-at-a-Glance*
July 15-17, 2024
Omni Louisville Hotel
Louisville, KY
*Tentative schedule, program subject to change
 
  Monday, July 15
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast on Your Own
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General Session: Bourbon Brings It Together
10:00 a.m. - 
10:30 a.m.
Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions: 
From Hang-ups to Breakthroughs: A New Era for IP Policies

Tech Transfer Therapy
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch w/ Roundtable Topics
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Initiatives in a Shifting Landscape

Managing the Expanded Role of Tech Transfer Offices in Universities
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Networking Break  
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Concurrent Sessions:
AI Tools for TTOs & IP Fusion: Revolutionizing Tech Transfer Marketing

Startups as Tech Trojan Horses to Industry
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Transition Break
3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. AUTM Central Region Trivia Contest
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Opening Reception
Connecting with collegues and industry pros has never been easier.
 
 
  Tuesday, July 16
7:30 a.m. - 4:30  p.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast On Your Own
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General Session: Hot Topics
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:
Industry Speed Dating

Bridging the Gap: Collaborative Approaches to
Innovation and Commercialization
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Experts
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:
Showcase of Leading Women Inventors

Building Innovation Ecosystems and Hubs Between the Coasts:
Story of developing NSF Engines in the Central Region
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Transition Break
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:
Ag Patents

March-in-rights
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Networking Break
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions:
Human Enough? Assessing AI Contributions
Under the New USPTO Guidance

Performing Due Diligence: Key to Wining the Licensing Derby
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Offsite Reception
 
  Wednesday, July 17
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast on Your Own
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. General Session:
Blood, Sweat, & Tears: The Ups and Downs of Hitting a Home Run
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The Howard Bremer Memorial Plenary
Lessons Learned: Using Public-Private Partnerships for a Statewide
Technology Transfer Consortium
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Committee Recap Luncheon (By Invitation Only)

Gold Sponsors

McKee, Voorhees & Sease, PLC. (MVS)
Norton Rose Fulbright
Viksnins Harris Padys Malen LLP
IPCopilot
Medlen & Carroll

Bronze Sponsors

Fredrikson
Dennemeyer & Co., LLC
Arrigo, Lee, Guttman & Mouta-Bellum LLP
Lightning License
ScaleIP
Quarles
TreMonti
USPTO
sandberg
Hovey Williams
Thomas Horstemeyer
FirstIgnite

Contributing Sponsors

Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
InnovAito, LLC
RocketSmart
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
TekCapital
Jenkins