Upcoming AUTM Events

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.

Innovation Funds - Direct Cash Investing: Approaches and Challenges
Sep 24, 2014
Learn how institutions are making direct cash investments (beyond patents) in select embryonic technologies to facilitate commercialization by adding value and decreasing risk pre-licensing. This webinar will also discuss how external funds can help support emerging university technologies and how to best position your university to take advantage of these opportunities.

Export Controls, MTAs, CDAs and LAs: What You Still Need to Know to Stay Out of Trouble
Oct 1, 2014
Explore the relationship between export controls and material transfer, confidentiality and license agreements. Two experts will walk through the important issues leaving you with the knowledge and tools you'll need to do your job successfully.

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.

To Tweet or Not to Tweet?
Oct 9, 2014
Explore the current challenges and opportunities of using social media in the technology transfer and marketing profession. Panelists explore strengths and weaknesses of current practices, tips for engaging audiences, and issues relating to hold-outs. Learn the most constructive social media practices, including the smartest use of social media to drive professional development.

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.