2017 TOOLS Course

September 11-13, 2017
Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown 
Dallas, TX USA

AUTM thanks the following sponsor for its generous support:

The AUTM 2017 Technology Operations and Organization Licensing Skills (TOOLS) course will be held at the Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown Hotel. This course is designed for professionals responsible for the administration of a technology transfer office. The workshops provides a fundamental understanding of technology transfer, the patent and licensing processes 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. These interactive workshops included plenty of case studies and examples. 

Course Materials and Attendee Roster

The AUTM 2017 TOOLS Course is paperless. Handouts will not be distributed at any educational session. To download copies of the course materials and view the attendee roster, registered attendees may follow the links below and login using your user name and password. If you cannot recall your user name and password, visit the password retrieval site. 

Added Value

TOOLS Course registrants may also attend sessions from the concurrent Essentials Course curriculum, maximizing educational value for each attendee’s background experience and interests, and broadening networking opportunities!

Click Here to Purchase the Basics of Technology Transfer TOOLS Course Prep Package!!

AUTM TOOLS Course attendees are encouraged to view three on-demand AUTM webinars -The Basics of Technology Transfer for Licensing ProfessionalsBasic Patenting 101 and the Zen and Art of Invention Reporting, prior to the course in order to come prepared to discuss and ask related questions about these topics. AUTM is offering these three webinars as a package for $150 — a savings of $300 off the individual webinar purchase price.

Related Content

If you are new to academic technology transfer, you may also be interested in these recorded AUTM webinars:

Anatomy of a License Agreement
Compliance - From the Government's Perspective
Compliance - From the iEdison User's Perspective
Invention Disclosures - From Cradle to License
The Patenting Process in the U.S.
Basic Patenting 101 & Working with Patent Counsel
Technology Transfer Essentials Package - 7 webinars included

Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP)

Demonstrate your expertise in the academic technology transfer profession by becoming a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP). All AUTM professional development courses and designated educational offerings and meetings are eligible for continuing education (CE) credits, which support your registration application. For more information about the registration process and requirements, visit the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals (ATTP) at www.attp.info.

Certified Licensing Professionals (CLP) Continuing Education

Certified Licensing Professionals are required to demonstrate continued competence in their field to maintain their certification status. Individuals who hold the CLP designation can renew their credential by earning at least 40 continuing education (CE) credits. All AUTM professional development courses and designated educational offerings on the topics of licensing, technology transfer, and technology commercialization at AUTM conferences or meetings are eligible for CLP continuing education (CE) credits for certification renewal. Visit www.licensingcertification.org for more information on the recertification requirements.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship of the AUTM professional development programming underscores your involvement in the technology transfer field and helps AUTM keep registration fees low - allowing technology transfer professionals from all backgrounds and skill levels to attend. A wide range of sponsorship opportunities are available. For details, contact Madhuri Carson by phone at +1-847-686-2362, or via e-mail at mcarson@autm.net.


If you have questions about the program contact Barbara Gunderson at bgunderson@autm.net or 847-686-2386.

For registration information contact Lauren Rich at AUTM headquarters at lrich@autm.net; +1-847-686-2351.

Event Location: Dallas, TX
Event date: 9/11/2017 - 9/13/2017