INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANAGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN UNIVERSITIES

Istanbul, May 23 – 25, 2013

Boğaziçi University

Albert Long Hall and the Rectorate Conference Room
Simultaneous Translation (English-Turkish) will be available

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
Location: Albert Long Hall

8:30 – 9:30

Registration

   
9:30 – 10:00

Opening ceremony


Welcome addresses by


Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu, Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

Mr. Tuğrul Tekbulut, Chairman of the Board, LOGO Business Solutions, Istanbul, Turkey


Mr. Nihat Ergün, Minister, Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

   
10:00 – 11:00 Panel 1:

International, Regional and National Strategies of Public Institutions on The Role of TTOs To Enhance University & Industry Relations

  Chair:

Prof. Lale Akarun, Vice-Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

  Speaker:

Ms. Olga Spasic, Head, Innovation Structures Section, Innovation Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland

  Speaker: Mr. Thomas Bereuter, Administrator Academia, European Patent Academy, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich, Germany
  Speaker:

Prof. Habip Asan, President, Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ankara, Turkey

  Speaker:

Prof. Durmuş Günay, Executive Board Member, The Council of Higher Education (YÖK), Ankara, Turkey

   
11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

     
11:30 – 12:30 Panel 2:

TTOs: Best Practices

  Chair:

Prof. Mehmet Nafi Artemel, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

  Speaker:

Prof. Richard Jennings, Deputy Director of Cambridge Enterprise, Cambridge University Technical Services (CUTS), UK

  Speaker: Prof. Manuel Fuertes, Science & Technology Transfer Consultant,  The Technology Transfer Company of The University of Oxford (ISIS), Oxford, UK
  Speaker: Prof. Richard Cahoon, President at BioProperty Strategy Group, Inc.and ex-Director of Tech Transfer at Cornell University, New York, USA
  Speaker:

Prof. Brain Graves, Director from Imperial Innovations, Imperial College, London, UK

  Speaker: Prof. Volkan Atalay, Vice-rector Middle East Technical University,  Ankara,Turkey
   
12:30 - 14:00

Lunch Break

     
14:00 – 15:00

Panel 3: 

Assessment Tools, Methodologies and Due Diligence
  Chair:

Mr. Serhat Görgün, Managing partner, Inveon, Istanbul, Turkey

  Speaker:

Mr. Taj S. Mattu, Director, Foresight Science & Technology (UK) Ltd, Oxford, UK

  Speaker: Mr. Claude Kaplan, Managing Director, Consulting IP-Pragmatics, London, UK
  Speaker: Ms. Shirley Gee, Chair, Life Science Committee, Keiretsu Forum and Retiree, Stanford University, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley,California
  Speaker:

Mr. Jacques Darcy, Head of Division at the EIB / European Investment Fund, Luxembourg

  Speaker:

Mr. Philip Purnell, Strategic Business Manager, Thomson Reuters

     
15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

     
15:30 – 17:00

Panel 4: 

An Enhanced & Accelerated Technology Transfer Model:
iFour - A fast way out for Turkish
Universities and SMEs

  Chair / Moderator

Dr. Suat Genç, Vice President Acting (Strategy and Technology Development)  TUBITAK Marmara Reserach Center (MAM), Gebze Turkey

“iFour Model” Dr. Suat Genç, Vice President Acting (Strategy and Technology Development)  TUBITAK Marmara Reserach Center (MAM), Gebze Turkey
Inventor

Prof. Alper Şen, Computer Engineering Department, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey

  Investor

Mr. Yalın Geçer, Business Development and Investment Manager, Alesta Girişim, Istanbul, Turkey

  Industrializer 

Ms. Mine Galip Koca, Network Marketing Director MobiPay-OpenRevolution, Istanbul, Turkey

  Incubator  

Mr. Mustafa Kızıltaş,  GM METUTECH-TTO, Ankara, Turkey

     
17:00

Reception in the foyer of Albert Long Hall

     

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013
Location: Albert Long Hall Kriton Curi Room
Simultaneous Translation (English-Turkish) will be available

(Closed Session with TUBITAK 1513 Awardee 10 University TTOs only)

 

8:30 – 9:30

Coffeee & Refreshments

   
9:00 – 9:30

Welcome addresses by

Prof. Lale Akarun, Vice-Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

   
9:30 – 11:00 Roundtable presentations by TTO Executives
   
11:00 – 11:30

General Feedback and Recommendations by the Panel of Experts

 

Ms. Olga Spasic, Head, Innovation Structures Section, Innovation Division, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland

Mr. Thomas Bereuter, Administrator Academia, European Patent Academy, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich, Germany

Prof. Richard Jennings, Deputy Director of Cambridge Enterprise, Cambridge University Technical Services(CUTS), UK

Prof. Manuel Fuertes, Science & Technology Transfer Consultant,  The technology transfer company of the University of Oxford (ISIS), Oxford, UK

Prof. Richard Cahoon, President at BioProperty Strategy Group, Inc.and ex-Director of Tech Transfer at Cornell University, New York, USA

Prof. Brain Graves, Director from Imperial Innovations, Imperial College, London, UK

Ahmet Rıza Balım, TUBITAK TEYDEB Technology Transfer Mechanisms Support Group Committee Secretary, Ankara, Turkey

     
11:30 – 12:00 

Transportation to   Sait Halim Paşa Yalısı  for networking and lunch hosted by European Investment Fund (EIF) and Istanbul Venture Capital Initiative (iVCi)

12:00 - 12:30 Networking
12:30 - 12:45

Welcoming address by Ms. Pınar Eczacıbaşı (iVCi Strategic Network Chair)

13:30 – 14:00

Presentation by Mr. Jacques Darcy (EIF- Head of Technology Transfer Division)

14:00 – 14:30 Concluding Remarks
 

Dr. Suat Genç, Vice President Acting (Strategy and Technology Development) TUBITAK Marmara Reserach Center (MAM), Gebze Turkey



Farewell  addresses by                      

Prof. Lale Akarun, Vice-Rector, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

   

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
Location: Rectorate Conference Hall
(Enrolment Required and please note that the training will be conducted in Turkish, and you should bring your own laptop)

 

09:30 – 17:00 Coffee & Refreshments, and Lunch will be served.
 

Patent Research Training

 

Trainers:
Mr. Mustafa Çakır,
Manager, Patents and Technology Transfer Department,  Ege University Science and Technology Centre (EBİLTEM)
Mr. Aykut Gülalanlar, Manager, Projects and Business Development, Ege University Science and Technology Centre (EBİLTEM)