FREE TECH TRANSFER SYMPOSIA @ NWU IN JULY

CTR FOR BIOTECH rloerzel at merle.acns.nwu.edu
Thu Jul 7 19:22:07 EST 1994


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>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  Technology Transfer  <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>   Transferring Value and Creating Synergy   <<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>  Norris Center, Room 1B-C  <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>   Northwestern University   <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>    Evanston, Illinois    <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>   July 21, 1994   <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
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Conveners:  Dr. H. Padh (Northwestern) and 
            Dr. C. Helphingstine (Biotron)

8:45-9:00    Welcome and Introduction  
                Harish Padh, Ph.D.
                    (Asst Dir., Center for Biotechnology, Northwestern)

9:00-9:30    "Academic-Corporate Relationships"
                William Ihlanfeldt , Ph.D. , Keynote Speaker
                    (Chairman & CEO, Northwestern/Evanston Research Park)

Session I: Sellers' Perspectives

9:30-10:00   "Technology Transfer: The Academic Perspective"
                Steve L. Bertha, Ph.D.
                    (Director, Intellectual Property Office,
                     University of Illinois, Chicago)

10:00-10:30  "Technology Transfer: The Government's Perspective"
                Steven Lake, M.A., MBA
                    (Argonne  National Laboratories)

10:30-10:45         Coffee Break

Session II: Buyers' Perspectives

10:45-11:15 "University/Small Company Collaborative Research -
             A Case Study"
                Steven M. Rauscher, MBA
                    (President & CEO, Pharmedic Company)

11:15-11:45 "Technology Transfer, from the Baxter Perspective"
                Steven Hamilton, MBA
                    (Dir., Corp. Development, Baxter Healthcare Corp.)

12:00-1:00          Lunch (Lower Level Norris Center)

1:00-1:30   "International Technology Transfer: The New Horizon"
                James C. Vlazny, Ph.D., MBA
                    (President, Licensing International Inc.)

1:30-2:00   "Corporate Strategic Planning and Academic Collaboration"
                David Tiemeier, Ph.D.
                    (Senior Director, Corporate Licensing,  Searle)

2:00-2:15           Coffee Break

Session III: Policies and Trends

2:15-2:45   "Innovative Structuring of Tech Transfer Programs"
                Thomas M. Fitzpatrick, J.D.
                    (Acting President, ARCH Development Corp.)

2:45-3:30   "Recent Government Initiatives (TRP,ATP) and Tech Transfer"
                David Swanson, Ph.D.
                    (Dir., EDL, Georgia Tech, & Visiting Scholar at NIST)

3:30-3:45   Concluding Remarks 
                Cynthia Helphingstine, Ph.D., MBA
                    (President, The Biotron Group)


There is no fee for this symposium, however, space may be limited, so please
let us know if you are planning to come so we can arrange for space and
parking. Please RSVP to:

The Center for Biotechnology            Phone: 708-467-1453
Northwestern University                 Fax:   708-467-2180
2153 Sheridan Rd.                       Email: RLoerzel at nwu.edu.
Evanston, IL 60208



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