AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting

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October 2-3 
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA USA

The AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting will be held at in Boston, MA. Attendees will gather to discuss best practices and strategies for industry-academia partnerships that culminate in successful product commercialization through company formation or licensing and other agreements.

Download Conference Materials

The AUTM 2017 Eastern Region Meeting will be paperless. Handouts will not be distributed at any educational session. To download copies of the presentations 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, use the password retrieval.

AUTM Connect  

The AUTM Partnering Forum will feature AUTM Connect the online partnering and networking tool with its mobile application for iPhone and Android. The program enables attendees to create detailed organizational and personal profiles, search for other attendees, send and receive messages, easily search for licensing and collaboration opportunities and effortlessly schedule one-on-one meetings. Networking has never been easier!

Download the answers to all your questions about AUTM Connect.

Partnering at Regional Meetings using AUTM Connect

Watch this FREE webinar!

Whether you are a first-time attendee or seasoned veteran, this webinar will show you how to be more productive at AUTM meetings. Learn how AUTM Connect™ can help you schedule your meetings, market your technologies and much more.

Join Us at the Ballpark SOLD OUT

Join us Sunday, October 1 at historic Fenway Park as the division-leading Houston Astros visit the Boston Red Sox in the final game of the regular season. Fenway Park is walking distance from the Sheraton Hotel. Game time is 3:05.

Baseball tickets are $61 each and can be purchased when you register for the meeting.


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 website at View AUTM's webinar on the RTTP: A Career Development Opportunity.

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 for more information on the recertification requirements. View AUTM's webinar on the CLP: A Career Development Opportunity.

The Eastern Region Meeting will provide 10 hours of continuing education (CE) credits for those who attend the entire meeting.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship of the AUTM Eastern Region Meeting 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 Madh Carson by phone at +1-847-686-2362 or via email at

Scheduling Private Social Functions

If your organization would like to host a social function during the AUTM Eastern Region Meeting, it must not conflict with any of AUTM’s educational sessions, special programs, social and themed events, including receptions and meals provided by AUTM. For more information contact Madhuri Carson at or +1-847-686-2362.


If you have questions about the program contact Barb Gunderson at or +1-847-686-2386.

For registration information contact Lauren Rich at or +1-847-686-2351, ext. 2351 or fax +1-847-686-2251.

Event Location: The Sheraton Boston
Event date: 10/2/2017 - 10/3/2017