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FLC 2020 NATIONAL MEETING

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Drawing hundreds of the nation’s top tech transfer professionals together to learn, strategize, and make business connections, the FLC National Meeting is one of the most anticipated events in the T2 community. 

Over the course of three days, T2 professionals gather to:

  • Receive training from field experts
  • Share commercialization best practices
  • Gain insights into the latest T2 trends and legislation
  • Engage with Fortune 500 and regional businesses
  • Network with T2 professionals and potential industry partners
  • Earn continuing education units (CEUs)

Tuesday, April 28
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Training Courses and AMA Course (additional registration is required).

Wednesday, April 29

8 a.m. – Noon Training Courses
Noon – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Welcome for the 2020 FLC National Meeting
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Opening Plenary Session
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Session 1A:  Best Practices in Marketing Technologies ─ What Are the Innovative Ways Labs/Agencies Have Implemented Marketing Strategies?
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Session 1B: When to Patent vs. When to Put Technology in the Public Domain. How Do Labs and Agencies Decide?
3:30 – 4 p.m.  Break
4 - 5 p.m. Session 2A: Regional Topic
4 - 5 p.m. Session 2B: ROI ─ Creating IP with a Commercialization Intent ─ How Do We Create More Valuable IP? 
5 – 6 p.m. Newcomers Orientation and Welcome
6 p.m. Welcome Reception

Thursday, April 30

7:15 – 8:15 a.m. Breakfast Connect with AUTM and Agency Representatives
8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Keynote Address Featuring NuScale
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Session 3A: Innovative Tech Transfer Programs and Mechanisms at FLC Labs
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Session 3B: Economic Impact of CRADAs
10:30 – 11 a.m. Break
11 a.m – Noon Session 4A: Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnology Institute ─ Working with the Federal Government                 
11 a.m – Noon Session 4B: Managing, Protecting and Safeguarding Intellectual Property in a Hyper-Competitive World 
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch 
1 – 2 p.m.     Session 5A: AUTM’s Perspective on T2
1 – 2 p.m.     Session 5B: Legislative and Regulatory Updates
2 – 2:10 p.m. Transition
2:10 – 3:10 p.m. Session 6A: Challenges for Small Agencies and Labs
2:10 – 3:10 p.m. Session 6B: Human Element Panel
3:10 – 3:20 p.m. Transition
3:20 – 4:20 p.m. Lab Directors' Forum  
4:20 – 5:15 p.m. Networking Break
5:15 p.m. Awards Reception and Dinner
Created January 13, 2020