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UIDP27: Conference in Chicago, IL
September 11, 2018 - September 14, 2018
Please visit here to access UIDP27 Conference Materials including the conference report and presentations.
UIDP27 was hosted by Northwestern University, in partnership with The University of Chicago and The University of Illinois at Chicago in September, 2018.
UIDP27 Agenda Highlights
The UIDP27 program will include four half-day workshops on open innovation programs within both industry and universities.
The semi-annual conference will explore the role of university-industry partnerships in emerging technologies, including the life cycle of relationship management as it applies to university-industry partnerships, example models of impactful master research agreements and the role of startups. There will be optional tours highlighting innovation in the Chicagoland region and two evening receptions, one in Chicago and one in Evanston.
UIDP27 registrants can look forward to:
General interest sessions grouped in areas such as:
- Strategic Engagement
- Workforce Matters
Short sessions providing a quick overview of company approaches to university engagement as well as hot topics affecting U-I collaborations.
Project sessions highlight the UIDP project portfolio and our focused efforts to address issues affecting collaborations between the sectors.
Presentations that discuss ways to initiate and grow university-industry relationships
- Two evening networking receptions. Including one at the innovative Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, located in the heart of downtown Chicago.
- Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern Simulation Lab
- University of Illinois Chicago’s Electronic Visualization Lab
Agenda is subject to change.
UIDP Academy Workshops
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
- Reducing the Time to Trial Activation
- Working with Corporate Technology Scouts
Strategic Partnering/Tech Transfer
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
- Risk Assessment in the Negotiation of Contract Terms
- Maximizing Outcomes from U-I Visits
Please note the TWO event locations below
Sept. 11, 13 and 14
Northwestern Evanston Campus
2145 Sheridan Rd.
Evanston IL 60208
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
355 E. Erie St.
Chicago, IL 60611
**Note that all estimated drive times are to the Technological Institute on Northwestern’s campus in Evanston.
Special thanks to these generous sponsors.