AUTM 2018 Western Region Meeting

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October 11 - 12
Hotel Boulderado
Boulder, CO USA

Attendees of the AUTM 2018 Western Region Meeting will enjoy excellent content, engaging panelists, networking and friendly conversation. This meeting will focus on entrepreneurship and startup support; making connections with industry; and opportunities for tech transfer professionals to learn from panelists and each other about tackling particularly thorny challenges in the field.

Which Start-up is the Best?
NCET2 and AUTM Western Region have partnered to showcase the five best university start-ups from those submitted for consideration. Join us as we review them and see how yours stacks up!

Added Value - Offsite Tour

NREL and NWTC are hosting an offsite tour of their research facility on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Registration is FREE and is limited to the first 14 people.  Transportation will be provided, pick up at the Hotel Boulderado.  Select the tour during your registration process. 
The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is the nation’s premier wind energy, water power, and grid integration research facility. Wind energy research at the NWTC has pioneered wind turbine components, systems, and modeling methods that have driven the industry’s acceleration over the past 40 years. Research into land-based, offshore, and distributed wind includes: The NWTC offers a number of partnership opportunities. Industry-government collaborations work to advance wind energy science and lower the cost of wind-generated electricity.


Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Opportunities

All attorneys who are attending the meeting are encouraged to apply for CLE credits in the state(s) where they are licensed. Instructions for self-reporting will be available at the meeting.  


The AUTM Western Region Meeting 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.

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.

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 Web site at

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.

The Western Region Meeting provides 10 hours of credit to those who attend the entire meeting.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship of the AUTM Western 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


If you have questions about the program contact Sandra Elery, Professional Development Coordinator, or call +1-847-686-2280.
For registration information contact Customer Service, or call +1- 847-686-2244.

Event Location: Boulder, CO
Event date: 10/11/2018 12:00 AM - 10/12/2018 11:59 PM