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.

Think Your Start-up is the Best?
Find out. Submit your start-up venture for a chance to pitch to a panel of development officers, angels and VCs. NCET2 and AUTM Western Region have partnered to showcase the five best university start-ups. Hurry! Submission Deadline: Friday, August 17, 2018. Submit Your Start-up!

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 at or +1-847-686-2280.

For registration information contact Amy Metzgar at or +1-847-686-2290 or fax +1-847-686-2251.

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