30 October, Thursday
08:30-09:30

Registration

09:30-10:00

Welcome Speech Prof. Gülay Barbarosoğlu, Rector Boğaziçi University,  Istanbul

Keynote Speech Erdal Bahçıvan, Chairman of the Board, İstanbul Chamber of Industry, Istanbul

Opening Remarks Fikri Işık, Minister of Science, Technology & Industry, Ankara

10:00-11:00

1st Panel International, Regional & National Strategies of Public Institutions on The Role of   TTOs To Enhance University & Industry Relations

  • Prof. Lale Akarun, Vice-Rector Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey (Chair)
  • Olga Spasic, Head of Innovation Structures Section, WIPO, Geneva
  • Thomas Bereuter, Administrator Academia, European Patent Academy, European Patent Office (EPO), Munich
  • Prof. Habip Asan, President Turkish Patent Institute (TPE), Ankara
  • Dr. Mehmet Alper KUTAY, Acting VP, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
  • José Romano, Head of Istanbul Venture Capital Initiative and European Investment Fund in Turkey, Istanbul
11:00-11:30

Coffe Break

11:30-12:30

2nd Panel,  Best Practices: “IPR in Successful University-Industry Collaborations”

  • Li Maor, WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland (Chair)
  • Prof. Hagit Messer Yaron, Vice Chair, Council For Higher Education Israel, Jerusalem
  • Dr. Tamar Raz. CEO, Hadasit, the Technology Transfer Company of Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO), Jerusalem
  • David Shem Tov Global R&D Incentive Practice Leader  Deloitte Israel
  • Tal Band, Head of IP & Life Science Group,  S. Horowitz & Co., Tel Aviv
12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:00

3rd Panel, Best Practices: “IPR in Successful University-Industry Collaborations”

  • Prof. Mehmed Özkan, Boğaziçi University, Chairman of Boğaziçi University IPR Commitee Istanbul (Chair)
  • Cengiz Tarhan, Managing Director UCLB, London
  • Prof. Jo Bury, Managing Director of VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology), Gent
  • Prof. Dr. Dieter Wagner,  former Vice-President für Knowledge and Technology Transfer of the University of Potsdam and CEO of UP Transfer Limited (GmbH), Potsdam
  • Prof. Georges Haour, Executive Development Institute IMD, Lausanne
  • Jörg Scherer, Head of the EU IPR Helpdesk’s training activities and CEO of Eurice, Berlin
15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-17:00

4th Panel, Best Practices: “IPR in Successful University-Industry Collaborations”

  • Prof. Semahat Demir, US Embassy Science Fellow selected by the State Department and Rector Kültür Unversity , Istanbul (Chair)
  • Christopher R. Noble,  Technology Licensing Officer Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston, Massachusetts  
  • Rekha Paleyanda, Sr.Business Strategy & Licensing Manager at Partners Healthcare Boston, Massachusetts  
  • Prof. Banu Onaral, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical Engineering at Drexel University, Philadelphia
  • Bob Stembridge, Principal Patent Analyst, Thomson Reuters, London
17:00

Cocktail Prolange

sponsored by

31 October, Friday
09:30-10:30

5th Panel,  Best Practices: “IPR in Successful University-Industry Collaborations”

  • Célia Gavaud, International Business Manager, Pera Consulting (UK), Melton Mowbray (Chair)
  • Dr Poul de Haan, Senior IP Counsel, Philips Intellectual Property & Standards,  Eindhoven
  • Massimiliano Granieri, Vice-President, MITO Technology, Milan  
  • Dr Ian McKay, PhD, R&D IP expert, Leicester  
  • Lidia Aguilera, Exploitation Partner in H2020 SME Projects, KIM Bcn,  Luxembourg.  
10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:30

6th Panel, Local Developments in Enhancing “University-Industry Colloborations”

  • Burcu Özüpak Güleç, Head of Planning Programming and Coordination Unit,  Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA), Istanbul (Chair)
  • Prof. Banu Onaral, Senior Consultant for Strategic Partnerships Teknopark Istanbul
  • Ass. Prof. Erk Hacıhasanoğlu, R&D-Index and Data Group Director, Borsa İstanbul, Istanbul
  • Murat Önay, Chairman of the Board, Istanbul Dudullu Organized Industrial Zone, Istanbul
  • Servet Koçak, General Manager, Istanbul Small & Medium Enterprises Development Organization (KOSGEB) , Istanbul
12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:00

7th Panel,  Looking Forward: Turkish Experience

  • Adnan Dalgakıran, Vice-Chairman İstanbul Chamber of Industry, Istanbul (Chair)
  • İrfan Özhamaratlı, Chairman Board of Directors, Hamaratli Textiles Company, Istanbul
  • Mahmut Kiper, Advisor, ARİNKOM-Anadolu University Technology Transfer Office, Eskişehir
  • Prof. Nilüfer Eğrican, Founding President SUNTEK International & Senior Consultant for Strategic Energy Partnerships Teknopark Istanbul, Istanbul
  • Prof. Hamit Serbest,  President University-Industry Collaboration Centers Platform (USIMP), Adana
  • Serkan Bürken, Project Manager, Turkish Technology Development Foundation (TTGV) R&D Academy
15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-16:30

8th Panel I-Four Model with BUBA

  • Dr. Suat Genç, VP Technology Transfer and Commercialization TUBITAK Bilgem , Istanbul (Chair)
  • Timuçin Bilgör, Boğaziçi University Alumni Association Business Angels (BUBA) , Istanbul
  • Rüçhan Ziya, Content & Internet Communication Services Senior Manager, Vodafone Turkey, Istanbul
  • Burcu Bıçakçı,  Talent Strategy Advisor, Egon Zehnder Turkey, Istanbul
  • Duygu Anıl, Chairperson Board of Directors, Peri Capital, Istanbul
16:30-17:00

Coffee Break

17:30-18:00

“IP Valuation Issues” Olga Spasic (Head, Innovation Structures Section, Innovation Division, WIPO)

18:00-18:15

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


Dinner with panelist (BU Alumnia  Club)

sponsored by

1-2 November

USIMP –AUTM Training on “IP Valuation” at Boğazici University Rectorate Conference Room (registration required)

AUTM Instructors: Christopher R. Noble and Rekha Paleyanda

1 November, Saturday
09:30-10:30

General approach to valuation; valuation as part of a process that is connected to invention evaluation and strategy, IP marketing, choice of licensee, license negotiation and monitoring.

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

10:45-12:00

Key success factors: How to achieve collaborative success for both the licensee and licensor.

12:00-13:00

Lunch Break

13:00-14:30

Valuation approaches: value capture and value allocation. Valuation methods: uses, examples. Importance of risk assessment. Use of Net Present Value and Discounted Cash Flow

14:30-14:45

Coffee Break

14:45-17:00

The commercial terms of the license: license fees, maintenance, royalties, sub-licensing, fields of use. Diligence terms.

2 November, Sunday
9:30-10:30

Equity issues for licensing to startups; purpose and uses of equity in a license to a start-up company. Dilution, share classes, investment rounds, liquidity events, governance.

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

10:45-12:00

Introduction to three valuation cases. Cases are taken from real licensing situations in life sciences, physical sciences and start-up formation.

12:00-13:00

Lunch Break

13:00-14:30

Students broken out into three sub-groups to study the cases. The teams will determine a licensing strategy, use various valuation techniques, and build a model to test their strategy and license terms proposals.

14:30-14:45

Coffee Break

14:45-17:00

Students present their cases for discussion with the class.During the program tea and coffee will be served