Upcoming AUTM Events

The Basics of Technology Transfer
Jul 31, 2014
Hit the ground running with this free webinar designed for those new to technology transfer and interested in an introduction to the basics of intellectual property, policies, technology transfer and compliance. This webinar will also serve as a preview of the upcoming AUTM TOOLS and ESSENTIALS Courses, October 13 – 15, 2014.

Maximizing Licensing Opportunities in Research Tools
Aug 12, 2014
Most universities and scientific journals have policies to enhance dissemination of research tools which puts burden on the inventors to distribute the materials. Let's discuss how we can maximize licensing opportunities and the best practices to consider when negotiating.

Managing Your Agreement: What To Do When Things Don’t Go According To Plan!
Sep 10, 2014
This webinar will examine how to manage problems from a strategic perspective to protect the underlying interests and objectives in a university-industry business partnership and how you can deal with contract terms that aren’t working, modify milestones, set up payment plans, and find other paths to a ‘modified win-win’ through assignment of rights and termination.

2014 Eastern Region Meeting
Sep 18 - Sep 19, 2014
The AUTM 2014 Eastern Region Meeting will gather technology transfer professionals to discuss best practices and strategies for industry-academia partnerships that culminate in successful product commercialization through company formation or licensing and other agreements. We will also discuss and showcase successful practices and new strategies to help weather complicated economic times.

Neurologic/Orthopaedic Medical Devices
Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2014
Join us at Wake Forest Biotech Place for a comprehensive discussion on the challenges and opportunities in the neurologic and orthopaedic medical device sector.

2014 Western Region Meeting
Oct 2 - Oct 3, 2014
The AUTM 2014 Western Region Meeting encourages interaction between colleagues from the western United States and Canada. Join other AUTM Western Region members in Seattle, for an exciting program of educational and networking events designed to provide insights for experienced and new technology transfer professionals.

Successful Practices in Small Technology Transfer Offices
Oct 13 - Oct 14, 2014
The AUTM Small Office course is designed specifically for technology transfer professionals working in small offices. This course will be beneficial to those with an interest in starting a new technology transfer office or who already have an existing small office and would like to grow existing efforts dramatically.

AUTM TOOLS Course
Oct 13 - Oct 15, 2014
The TOOLS Course is designed for professionals responsible for the administration of a technology transfer office. The workshops provide a fundamental understanding of technology transfer and the patent and licensing processes. The critical issues of compliance and using iEdison will be explored, along with finding efficient ways to manage and utilize large volumes of information and data. The complexities of finance matters including budgeting, tracking expenses and managing the receipt and distribution of licensing revenue will also be examined.

AUTM Essentials Course
Oct 13 - Oct 15, 2014
The Essentials course brings individuals from diverse backgrounds and levels of experience to a common understanding of the fundamental goals and processes of academic technology transfer. The course builds skills and resources necessary to function effectively at evaluating inventions and negotiating license agreements.

Energy Technologies
Oct 22 - Oct 23, 2014
Join us at Rice University for a comprehensive discussion on the challenges and opportunities in the energy technology sector.

AUTM Business Development Course - Medical Devices
Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2014
This course is the first of a series of AUTM business development courses that provide an in-depth education on a specific industry sector. This course will focus on the medical device industry. The course will provide you with a better appreciation of product development and how regulatory, legal and business issues affect commercializing technologies in the medical device space.

2015 AUTM Annual Meeting
Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2015
The AUTM 2015 Annual Meeting is a networking and professional development conference that draws from the global community of technology transfer professionals from academia and industry, venture investors and other intellectual property experts.

AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting
Feb 14 - Feb 17, 2016
The AUTM 2016 Annual Meeting is a networking and professional development conference that draws from the global community of technology transfer professionals from academia and industry, venture investors and other intellectual property experts.

2017 AUTM Annual Meeting
Mar 12 - Mar 15, 2017
The AUTM 2017 Annual Meeting is a networking and professional development conference that draws from the global community of technology transfer professionals from academia and industry, venture investors and other intellectual property experts.