Thank you to all the attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, presenters, instructors and volunteers who contributed to the success of AUTM's 2014 Annual Meeting. More than 1,800 technology transfer professionals from around the world participated in the meeting, which featured networking, professional development, and sessions with national and international experts on trends in technology transfer. We hope that you will attend AUTM's 2015 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA, USA. Until then, here are some of the many highlights from the 2014 meeting …
The new About Technology Transfer video made its debut! The video concisely and effectively describes technology transfer and how it benefits us all, and is an ideal tool for conveying the technology transfer story to stakeholders and constituents. It can be viewed and downloaded from www.autm.net/AboutTT.
The Put a Face On It video project was also introduced. Each video spotlights the real-world connection between our members' work and its ability to transform people’s lives. The videos can be used in presentations to bring a greater understanding of technology transfer. View the videos at www.autm.net/putafaceonit.
Visit AUTM's Live Learning Center for recordings from the 2014 Annual Meeting.
AUTM celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2014. To commemorate its 40th Anniversary, AUTM asked its members to identify 40 innovations that have made the world a better place. In truth, AUTM members would have no trouble finding 4,000 innovations that have made the world a better place, but we had to start somewhere!
AUTM recognizes the hard work and successes achieved by technology transfer professionals by bestowing annual awards and scholarships at its annual meeting.
At its 2014 Annual Meeting, AUTM recognized the following for their accomplishments: