Monday

Monday
11:45 am
12:00 pm
Summary: Leef Smith Barnes, AUTM Chief Marketing Officer, walks you through the day’s can’t-miss highlights. Joining her will be Jon Jensen, of AUTM’s Annual Meeting Planning Committee, who will share tips for getting the most out of your conference experience; And AUTM Immediate Past Chair Rich Chylla, who will share details on this year’s Better World Project Award finalists.
Monday
12:15 pm
1:00 pm
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Summary: AUTM Chair Marc Sedam will talk about 2020 and present several high-profile awards. AUTM CEO Steve Susalka will speak on the Association’s response to COVID.
Monday
1:15 pm
2:00 pm
Summary: Think about the problems our children will face all screaming for solutions not only based on technology, but also from leadership and social science innovations. In this session, we will bring together leaders around the world who have started to take action, to share their vision, strategy, and best practices on commercialization and creating impact from innovations in social sciences.
Monday
1:15 pm
2:00 pm
ET
Summary: Join this session to obtain insights into the National Council of Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI) and to learn about collaborative programs and initiatives addressing the need for diversity across the innovation ecosphere.
Monday
1:15 pm
2:00 pm
ET
Summary: In this session, we will explore the relationship dynamics between the TTO and researchers when translational research acceleration and collaboration programs are established, provide advice gained from engagement at their universities, while highlighting pathways that worked best between researchers and their offices to drive commercial partnerships.
Monday
3:15 pm
4:15 pm
ET
Summary: Daren Tang, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), joins AUTM CEO Steve Susalka in a Studio Interview. Director Tang began his six-year mandate as Director General in October.